Next in our Local Authors Series: "Drawn from Water" on March 28 at 6PM

While you stop by for dinner or a drink, experience the fascinating and true journey though time and place via author Dina Elenbogen. Dina traces three decades of the lives of Ethiopian families she learns to know so well and understand from her new book release, "Drawn from Water" at Ethiopian Diamond, 6120 North Broadway.

Listen to Dina read from this book,ask questions and take home your own personally signed copy. This is a free preview event, as "Drawn from Water" launches in April

Come in from the Cold with our Tropical Cocktails!

Savor the bliss of our specialty sun soaked cocktails:
Ethiopian Sunrise: splashes of pineapple juice, orange juice with gin.
Ethiopian Sunset: brandy cocktail with a dash of bitters.
Ethiopian Midnight; our own freshly roasted coffee with brandy, served flaming!
Served with flair everyday til Winter thaws, at both of our locations for just $8.

Books Over Brunch: Get Your Own Signed Book, While Supplies Last



Brush Strokes For Little Folks is now available in limited quantities at our 6120 N Broadway location, for just $8.

Are You In On Chef Secrets?

Kelan Phil Cohran, internationally acclaimed jazz musician and composer performs this last Friday of February and alternate Fridays in March at our Broadway location. Enjoy his inspired original music from 7pm to 10pm at no charge while you dine with us on February 27, March 14 and 22, Cohran's albums are few and far between and much sought after. We have his latest, Meditations, personally signed, for just $7. For more, listen here


Savor the special spices of Ethiopia, including our famed spiced tea blend, for just 10 cents per cup! Our 3 oz jars make 100 servings for just $10 on promotion now, Broadway location,

We also offer our spices, coffee and more in gift baskets, all wrapped up and ready for gift giving--just $25 to $50.

Experience exotic elegance at Ethiopian Diamond, in the heart of Edgewater, Chef/Owner Almaz Yigizaw welcomes you to her namesake restaurant (Almaz means damond in Amharic) known for its extensive,menu of authentic, Ethiopian dishes for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch, all served in a comfortable, yet hip and inviting setting.

Ground cinnamon, cloves, ginger and turmeric grace these flavorful dishes, oaired with traditional injera-- soft flatbreads that you use to scoop up each tasty morsel. The menu is naturally gluten free, reflecting a cuisine noted as one of the world's most ancient and healthy. Extensive bar list and in house made mead along with ceremonial coffee round out each meal. All is designed to be shared and savored.

New in Edgewater: our private room for your own events;
Friday night live music, no cover, 7pm to 10pm

Clark Street Location: Sunday Brunch Buffet, 10:30am to 3pm--authentic array of more than a dozen Ethiopian specialties with additional tasty dishes that change every week--an exotic experience to savor! $13.95 for buffet; $16 including Diamond Bloody Mary or Ethiopian Beer

Reserve your seat

Ethiopian Diamond Locations and Hours

6120 N Broadway, Edgewater, Chicago 773 338 6100
7537 N Clark Street, Rogers Park, Chicago 773 764 2200

Mon - Thurs and Sun 11am to 10:30pm, Fri and Sat 11am to 11:30pm

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What Celebrity Chef Marcus Samuelsson says
about Ethiopian Diamond

Almaz reveals traditional dishes to Mark DeCarlo, host of
the new Flavorhood program on WTTW, airing this Fall