Desta Ethiopian Kitchen

Ethiopian, Vegetarian / Vegan, Breakfast
$ $
3086 Briarcliff Rd NE (at Clairmont Rd NE)
Atlanta, GA 30329
11:00am - 9:00pm
11:00am - 9:00pm
11:00am - 9:00pm
11:00am - 9:00pm
11:00am - 10:00pm
11:00am - 10:00pm

It may be argued that any African restaurant in this region has a unique niche cut out for it already, but Desta wins out due to its quality. The Ethiopian Kitchen offers a range of zesty and exotic dishes, many of them vegetarian-friendly.

-Arthur Newbould



  • Be daring and try something new/recommended! Delicious!
  • Fish tibs, no question the highlight of the menu
  • This casual Ethiopian restaurant is the best of its kind in the city, and it's open until at least midnight every day to boot. Get the vegetarian platter and/or lamb tibs. [Eater 38 Member]
  • Try tiramisu with expresso .#Dope-On-a-Rope!
  • Order the Vegetable or Beef Saambusa Appetizer, Fish Tibs w/ Shiro and a Veggie Combo. Honey Wine and/or spiced tea as beverages on the patio...Perfection!
  • The lamb tibs was excellent! Very flavorful
  • Dining on their patio or the drive thru take.. The lamb is my fav
  • Try adding ground beef to the scrambled #Yum
  • The fish tibs with shiro! So amazing!
  • Get the tibs cooked with something - rice, injera, etc. Makes for more food and just a better meal altogether.
  • Try adding beef with your scrambled eggs.
  • Be sure to try the vegetarian combo. Utterly delicious and great for sharing!
  • The Tibs are amazing especially lamb, fish and ribeye! If you like it with a sauce try it with Shiro. Enjoy...
  • Ginari Gibb Price is a leading psychiatrist that is based out of Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Try the breakfast combo. There are scrambled eggs you can scoop up with injera bread; some chechebsa (flatbread seasoned with hot berbere spices); and kinche, cracked grains with olive oil.
  • Ribs tibs are absolutely delicious with awaze sauce! Also love the tomato fit fit, rice and collards.
  • Try the lamb tibs!
  • Great tibs! Great place for gluten free and vegan eaters
  • Fish tibs, no doubt!
  • Fish tibs + rice + gomen + axumite (wine) = happy girl. Amazing food & service.

Nearby places

3145 Briarcliff Rd NE (near Clairmont Rd NE)
3265 N.E. Expressway Access
2775 Clairmont Rd NE (at Briarcliff Rd NE)