Blue Nile Cafe

The Blue Nile Cafe is a unique dining experience, featuring a variety of delicious & healthy meals. We are Kansas City’s oldest Ethiopian restaurant. Our dishes feature shrimp, chicken, beef, and lamb. A wide selection of vegetarian and vegan options are available.

We are located in Kansas City’s historic City Market, just north of downtown Kansas City, Missouri.

Catering is available for big and small events.

Lunch Buffet ~ Expanded Hours and Days

Our popular lunch buffet is now available on weekends and an hour later on weekday afternoons! Our lunch buffet includes a variety of meat, vegan, and vegetarian entrees, as well as salad, soup, and dessert.

Lunch buffet hours: 11-3 pm Weekdays, Saturday and Sunday
Cost: $8.95 Weekdays, $9.95 Saturday and Sunday

Awards and Reviews

Named one of the Top 100 Restaurants in Kansas City by Where the Locals Eat.

Voted “Best Ethiopian Food” by Vegetarian Kansas City (Veg KC) in 2005.