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I remember bringing my family here for the first time 9 years ago (2011) after I found their deal on Groupon. The place was packed and customers are diverse for a reason. It's an awesome experience to be introduced to authentic Ethiopian cuisine. We tried the taste of Ethiopia platter (pictured), to be enjoyed in a communal way, rich ... read more
Arlene Sadcopen via google.com - May 22, 2020
Diamond is amazing! Their meat sampler and veggie sample always makes my night. Top that off with some mouthwatering sambusas and you are in for a treat. There are days when sheltering in my house has me down so I place an order at Diamond and immediately my spirits are lifted. Thank you Diamond for always making my meals the highlig ... read more
Matthew Robertson via google.com - May 7, 2020
Best Ethiopian food in town. Going there for over 15 yrs or so.
Vivek Mehra via google.com - Apr 17, 2020
Love this place! Delicious food that fills the senses. Phenomenal gluten free vegan options.
Kari L-J via google.com - Apr 10, 2020
I don't even know where to start!! ...
I don't even know where to start!!

Phenomenal restaurant. Not just the food but the staff.. wow. They have become part of the Rogers family.

Major events we shared:
-3 month date anniversary
-Celebrate post engagement
-Family from Atlanta, Georgia 1st time in Chicago & 1st time eating Ethiopian food.
-After
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Maria Alejandra S. via yelp.com - Apr 7, 2020
The one and only Ethiopian restaurant that never disappoints me. Thank you!
Feven Joba via google.com - Mar 30, 2020
Delicious!
Ethiopian Diamond is one of our neighborhood go-to restaurants. The servers are always very friendly. The food is delicious! It has vegetarian options as well as lamb, beef, chicken, shrimp and tilapia. We always leave satisfied but overly stuffed!
Tracy S via tripadvisor.com - Mar 22, 2020
So friendly good food...clean bathroom ... read more
Joe Ryan via google.com - Mar 13, 2020
Love the family vibe here and the ...
Love the family vibe here and the Doro Tibs Watt is our number 1 favorite on the menu. We go there often and will always come back. Best Ethiopian food in Chicago hands down. Also, amazing family who owns and operates.
Erin M. via yelp.com - Mar 10, 2020
Food is always amazing here, the staff is always super friendly and the service is prompt.
Rai Carrillo via google.com - Mar 9, 2020
Nice service and tasty food
Nice service and tasty food ... read more
Arlanda Darkwa via facebook.com - Mar 8, 2020
Enjoyed the food very much ... read more
Bradley Stayrook via google.com - Mar 4, 2020
The yemisir wot and kik alicha ...
The yemisir wot and kik alicha here are unbelievable. Every time I've taken a girl to this place it's been an awesome date. This place has good food and good vibes ... read more
Sam R. via yelp.com - Mar 4, 2020
We arrived late, almost at the closing time buy they were willing to serve us. We seated and the lady asked us what we wanted to eat. She was really helpful for helping us to chose the right dishes. We took to samplers of Ethiopian food and a coffee. It was really good. You have a very good atmosphere and inside the place you have a ... read more
Pat Pertusot via google.com - Feb 25, 2020
Well despite being Valentine's day. I'm celebrating by myself starting a new opportunity working again as a MEP engineering drafter on Valentine's day. I've been to Ethiopia before and it's been awhile since I've had Ethiopian cuisine. When I first tried it before I went to Ethiopia I was intrigued since I had a coworker I worked wit ... read more
Arturo Jimenez via google.com - Feb 17, 2020
When Ethiopia is what I Crave and for those who want far out Exotic in Africa
Well despite being Valentine's day. I'm celebrating by myself starting a new opportunity working again as a MEP engineering drafter on Valentine's day. I've been to Ethiopia before and it's been awhile since I've had Ethiopian cuisine. When I first tried it before I went...More ... read more
Art J via tripadvisor.com - Feb 16, 2020
Tasty dining experience
Tasty dining experience ... read more
Nori Van Elzen via facebook.com - Feb 15, 2020
Well despite being Valentine's ...
Well despite being Valentine's day I'm celebrating by myself starting a new opportunity working again as a MEP engineering drafter undisclosed Valentine's day.I've been to Ethiopia before and it's been awhile since I've had Ethiopian cusine. When I first tried it before I went to Ethiopia I was intrigued since I had a coworker I work ... read more
Art J. via yelp.com - Feb 14, 2020
Absolutely amazing and authentic Ethiopian food.
Life of Aedan via google.com - Feb 4, 2020
My favorite Ethiopian joint in the city. Always let our server pick the assorted platter out for us. Something for the entire family.
Erin Thompson via google.com - Feb 2, 2020
Excellent food and drinks!
Steve Crook via google.com - Jan 25, 2020
A solid place, but for my money Ras Dashen or Demeera is a better choice.
Jackson Smith via google.com - Jan 21, 2020
The food is superb worthy of 5 stars, and the wait staff recommendations are spot on. The communal style food plating is a fun experience. Genuine Ethiopian recipes, no "fusion" style food here, just authentic plates and appetizers.
Mustafa Hussein via google.com - Jan 16, 2020
This place has great food, great ...
This place has great food, great drinks, cute bartender, great hospitality, and more. I loved my experience here. The music was great the culture, the feel. The whole set up. I recommend this place for first timers as well. I had the Yebeg Tibs Watts (Spivey lamb with green peppers and onion sautéed) a margarita and a cosmo and was s ... read more
Johnathan R. via yelp.com - Jan 6, 2020
As I have Celiac's and restaurants are really tough for me, but with no wheat flour used in their dishes Ethiopian food is a perfect option for me. Great food, great bread, and great honey wine.
Gregory via google.com - Jan 4, 2020
Great Ethiopian food. Bring a large group and an appetite.
Henry Post via google.com - Dec 30, 2019
I will suggest to all my friends ! Everything was Very Good ! + Welcome atmosphere.
Nitak Takida via google.com - Dec 27, 2019
Great lunch!! I wish I could convince my wife to eat here. I think she has a problem with the lack of forks. In any case the food is very tasty. I have no problem eating with my fingers.
Alan Sadler via google.com - Dec 24, 2019
food is so very delectable! It is so scrumptious!
food is so very delectable! It is so scrumptious!
Michael Robless via facebook.com - Dec 21, 2019
Huge portions and great service ...
Huge portions and great service. The owner himself was walking around and attending to patrons. They also have a bar and servers also serve as bartenders.
Rahul G. via yelp.com - Dec 17, 2019
Very good, authentic Ethiopian ...
Very good, authentic Ethiopian food. Their menu represented all the significant regional dishes. Even had St George beer!
 Friendly, welcoming staff. Ambiance was not very Ethiopian, but did not detract from a fine meal. Try the combinations!
Dave S. via yelp.com - Dec 14, 2019
A taste of Ethiopia
This place lives up too its name, it's one of edgewater jewels. The food is good, the atmosphere is celestial, and the staff is very friendly.
Kwilliams404 via tripadvisor.com - Dec 9, 2019
How many words can I use to describe authentic?! This place has it all! The flavors and the textures take you right back home! Cardamon tea is just the icing on the cake. Spicy is just right and mild really is very mild. The vegetables are fresh and full of flavor. Lentils are fantastic, beef is out of this world! If you only ... read more
andrew bond via google.com - Dec 9, 2019
Mmmmmm ... read more
Patrick Carroll via google.com - Dec 7, 2019
5/5. don't feel like writing a ...
5/5. don't feel like writing a review. good restaurant ... read more
J M. via yelp.com - Dec 2, 2019
chill atmosphere and amazing food.
chill atmosphere and amazing food.
Kristyn Ài via facebook.com - Nov 28, 2019
Everything was great! We ordered Honey Wine with our meal, which was worth it; it went so well with all the food! First time eating at an Ethiopian restaurant, and I loved the experience of eating everything by hand! And thank you for having such excellent vegitarian options!
William Grveles via google.com - Nov 24, 2019
Veggie Sampler - delicious!
Veggie Sampler - delicious!
Sherry Nelson via facebook.com - Nov 24, 2019
Great food and great service. Try ...
Great food and great service. Try the homemade wine. This place also had music and great food.
Kimberly W. via yelp.com - Nov 23, 2019
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