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Location:
Richmond Sq
Neighborhoods:
Westside, Woodlake - Briar Meadow
Categories:
African Restaurants, Vegetarian Restaurants, Breakfast, Brunch & Lunch Restaurants, Caterers, Middle Eastern Restaurants, Restaurants

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04/03/2014

Blue Nile set up is good and they have good customer service but the food and the price is ridiculous. I am Ethiopian, I have eaten in Blue Nile while back several times and the quality of the food actually have gotten much worst than it used to be I will say may be from 4-6yrs ago. For those who are not Ethiopian/Eritreans it's hard to know if this is the best food unless you have tried the food somewhere else to ba... view more

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12/08/2010
my FAVORITE place in Houston!

Absolutely my favorite place to eat in Houston.\r The food is fantastic. The staff is extremely polite. \r If you haven't tried Ethiopian food, this is the place to do it. Try a veggie sampler and a meat sampler (there's a few to pick from) It's a good mix so you can see what you like.\r Love this place! And don't worry about the location, the food is so good there's no way you could care!!!

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09/03/2009
Very confusing to rate!

Went here a few days ago to try something outside the box for Houston. Our waitress was very nice and took the time to explain several menu items. Of the 3 main ""plates"" we ordered none were particularly good. I found the price and portions to be reasonable. The location is not in a good part of town either. I doubt I would eat there again.

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08/20/2009
great place to dine

I have been to various restaurants. Dinning at Blue Nile was one of the best experiences of my life. The inside set up and decoration was spectacular. I was served by Aster. I usually order firfir but I asked Aster for Awaze tibs just out of the blue, and she explained to me very well about the ingredients. It was so exotic, delicious and hilarious. She was so friendly, helpful and customer oriented waitress. I wish ... view more

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06/08/2009
A Great Dining Experience

We dined there last Saturday night and there was a decent crowd. Contrary to other reviews I've read, the service was excellent and the food was tasty. We had the variety platter since I was the only one of our group ever to have eaten Ethiopian food-- and that was 25 years ago! Portions were good, the waitress was very pleasant and explained things to us. We enjoyed the hand rinsing ritual and the coffee service... view more

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03/24/2009
First Date

My mate and I had our first outing here. It was perfect. The music, the decorations, the location, we just felt like we were in the motherland. We only wished we were there in time for the live entertainment. The food was top of the line and we just fell more in love looking into each others eyes over the cuisine and in the comfortable atmosphere.

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10/22/2008
Bad experience

Last week I was dining with three of my friends and found out things are changing in Bluenile. All four of us agreed that the food quality and quantity noticeably is degrading and nothing like it used to be. The Enjera was like a flat pancake. All the ""wot"" and ""tibs"" we order didn?t have the usual taste or was not tasty at all. The quantity was less the price was high. Even other Ethiopians I talked to said the... view more

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08/18/2008
Best Customer Service and Best Ethiopian Food

I dined at Bluenile Ethiopian Restaurant with a group of friends last weekend and we had the best experience. The ambiance was casual. The food was spicy and delicous. The coffee ceremony was great. The waitress was pleasant and attentive. One of our order was mixed up but we were offered a free item from the menu. \r If you are in the mood to explore, I recommend you visit Blue Nile.

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08/09/2008
Poor customer service

I have been eating here for the past 6 years. The food is good but there is something to be said about customer service. I am usally one of there biggest fans and I am always telling about trying something new. But after my last encounter with them I don't think I will ever being going back and this saden me greatly. I ordered my food by phone because it takes awhile for them to prepare it. When I got there they... view more

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04/08/2008
Exotic delicious food

I didn't know what I was doing because I've never eaten Ethiopian food before, but the two orders my boyfriend and I shared were both great. One was minced lamb, the other a chicken dish, both spicy. Served family style on a big round tray. We spent about 30 dollars (including beer) and there was enough for dinner the next night as well.\r The service is very friendly.

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