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Yelp Rating - 4.5 stars
176 reviews onYelp logo
(816) 756-5111
Location3415 Main St Kansas City
CategoriesCaribbean, Ethiopian, Coffee & Tea

Learn more about Awaze

updated: December 08, 2023
Year Established2013
Awaze map location
Dayna O.
Yelp Rating - 5.0 stars02/26/2019
Ate here on the recommendation of a friend. The food is amazing. Such a good fusion of Ethiopian and Jamaican. Our group had a mix of both & shared, and it... read review
Allen C.
Yelp Rating - 5.0 stars06/24/2022
Incredible jerk chicken. Amazing pineapple mango ginger juice. Freshly made, too. I was here in 2017. I still think about it today. read review
Sherry W.
Yelp Rating - 5.0 stars11/11/2018
This was my first visit and it will definitely not be my last. A classmate took me for my birthday dinner. I ordered the braised oxtails (so tender and... read review
Fri11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tue11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sat1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wed11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thu11:30 AM - 9:00 PM

Business Description

Located in the heart of the Main Street district in Kansas City, MO, Awaze is the go-to destination for those seeking a unique fusion of Caribbean and Ethiopian cuisine. This enduring restaurant has been a fixture of the local dining scene for many years, offering a wide variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian entrees that are sure to appeal to all palates.

One of the standout features of Awaze is their commitment to using only the freshest ingredients in their dishes. This attention to detail means that every meal is bursting with flavor and packed with nutrients. Whether you’re in the mood for a hearty stew, a spicy curry, or a refreshing salad, you’ll find something to tantalize your taste buds here.

The atmosphere at Awaze is casual and welcoming, with friendly staff and live reggae music on weekends adding to the laid-back vibe. It’s the perfect spot to relax and unwind after a busy day, or to catch up with friends over a delicious meal and a few drinks.

The menu at Awaze is a testament to the passion and creativity of its owners, with dishes that draw inspiration from both traditional Ethiopian and Caribbean cuisine, as well as global flavors. From the jerk chicken to the braised oxtails and everything in between, each item on the menu is a feast for the senses.

If you’re looking for a dining experience that is both unique and memorable, head to Awaze today. You won’t be disappointed by the exquisite flavors, friendly service, and warm ambiance that await you.

Gift Ideas for Awaze

For those who are looking for a gift that is sure to impress, Awaze has got you covered. With their unique fusion of Caribbean and Ethiopian cuisine, this restaurant offers a range of delightful treats that are perfect for any occasion.

One of the most popular gifts from Awaze is their signature jerk seasoning. This fiery blend of spices is the perfect way to add some heat to any dish, whether you’re grilling up some chicken or spicing up your morning eggs. Packaged in a beautiful glass jar, this seasoning makes a great addition to any kitchen and is sure to delight anyone who loves spicy food.

Another great gift from Awaze is their selection of coffee and tea. With a range of blends and flavors to choose from, these beverages are perfect for anyone who loves a good cup of joe or a soothing cup of tea. From bold and rich Ethiopian coffee to fragrant and aromatic herbal teas, you’re sure to find something to suit every taste.

For those who love to cook, Awaze also offers a range of cookbooks and recipe cards that are filled with mouth-watering recipes from around the world. Whether you’re looking to try your hand at some traditional Ethiopian dishes or some Caribbean specialties, these cookbooks are the perfect way to expand your culinary horizons and impress your friends and family with your cooking skills.

Whether you’re looking for a gift for a foodie friend or just want to treat yourself to something special, Awaze has something for everyone. With their unique flavors and commitment to quality, you’re sure to find something that will delight your taste buds and bring a smile to your face.

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