Merkato Ethiopian Rstrnt & Mkt

1036 1/2 S Fairfax Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90019
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Customer Reviews (10 reviews)


on Citysearch Feb 09, 2008
On a Saturday night, my friend and I were on a quest for a really good Ethiopian restaurant that had a good selection of vegetarian options. So we walked up and down Little Ethiopia on Fairfax going into all the... (more)


on Citysearch Feb 05, 2008
We've been here a few times and have never been disappointed. Located on Fairfax in ?Little Ethiopia,? just south of the San Vicente/Olympic/Fairfax intersection. Plenty of street parking. Food is very... (more)


on Citysearch Nov 04, 2007
Stock up on Ethiopian groceries and African treasures or lounge at the coffee bar (replete with framed Bono sighting) at this spirited shop. (more)

Viral S

on Yahoo Sep 07, 2007
Ok food. Poor service. I would rather go to any of the other ethiopian places rather than endure the pathetic service (more)


on Yahoo Feb 11, 2006
Excellent Culinary Experience: Merkato has been one of my favorite Los Angeles restaurants for many years. If you are open to new cultural experiences and foods or if you have already discovered the delights of... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Nov 22, 2005
I was first brought to this restaurant by a friend who had to review it for a magazine. And even though I lived in Africa, I'd never tried Ethiopian cuisine. The restaurant is decorated with colorfully with, I'm... (more)

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on Citysearch Jul 06, 2005
Merkato has a wonderful selection of food, either prepared for you, or you can purchase and take home to cook yourself. I recommend that you allow them to prepare it unless you are familiar with African cooking, as the... (more)


on Citysearch Feb 22, 2003
We've dined at several other Ethiopian joints, and although delighted each time, we were told that Merkato was THE absolute best. We found it to be excellent, but no better than Rosalyns next door. The food was... (more)


on Citysearch Sep 24, 2002
You must do Ethiopian food at least once and if you had to choose your first place to try it, then go to Merkato. It is so much fun to get a hugh plate of veg. curry and scoop it up with a sponge-like bread. Drop the forks and... (more)


on Citysearch May 19, 2002
Eating at this restaurant is really a great experience. Not only is the food delicious, the prices are super reasonable. oh and if you don't eat with your hands, you'll feel awkward since everyone else does. But trust... (more)

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