Demera Ethiopian Restaurant

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964 Reviews
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$30 and under
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Demera Ethiopian Restaurant offers traditional Ethiopian cuisine in a cozy and casual atmosphere and offers a great selection of African and American beer and homemade Ethiopian honey wine. Our food is prepared using the freshest ingredients, gathered, whenever possible, from local producers. We offer a wide variety of vegetarian and vegan dishes and can accommodate gluten allergies with 24 hour notice. Please, join us for a truly unique dining experience, the best coffee in Chicago and live entertainment on Friday and Saturday nights.
Dining Style
Home Style
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African, Vegetarian / Vegan
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Everyday: 11:30am - 5:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(773) 334-8787
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Tigiste Reda
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Besides the traditional fare served in our restaurant, we will gladly work with you to include any other dishes you may require. In fact, we recently catered an affair where half the dishes were Ethiopian and the other half were Italian.
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Parking details
There is a large pay box parking lot behind the restaurant, just west of the red line on Lawrence.
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Public transit
We are one block west of the Lawrence Avenue Red Line Stop and directly across the street from two Broadway CTA stops.
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Seyoum Allemseged sings and plays traditional Ethiopian songs on his Krar (a stringed instrument) Friday and Saturday nights during dinner service.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine