The vegan lunch platter with gomen, a plate of injera, and lentil salad

Broaden Your Horizons

Welcome to the Blue Nile Cafe

OUR STORY

Kansas City's oldest Ethiopian restaurant, featuring traditional Ethiopian cuisine and culture. Located in the historic City Market.

CATERING

Catering is available for big and small events offering you a unique experience for your gathering. We are happy to cater for any size party. Broaden your taste buds and be ready to give your guest a special taste of Ethiopian culture.

Our Food

Known for its vegan options and traditional dishes. Join us for our popular lunch buffet or enjoy our full menu and extensive drinks selection. Open daily!

CURBSIDE PICKUP

We are currently only open for curbside pickup. Please call 816.283.0990 to place and pay for your order. We are working on more payment options and ordering via this website. Thank you for your patience!

KITCHEN RULE #2: We make our dishes fresh-to-order, just for you!

"We make our food tasty... in a healthy way! Our food consists of only the freshest, most tasty ingredients, including; traditional Ethiopian spices like berbere, mitmita, and Ethiopian butter."

FRESH VEGGIES

PRIME MEATS

FULL DRINK MENU

MADE WITH LOVE

To Go Orders

Now serving delicious Ethiopian food from our location in the City Market near downtown Kansas City, Missouri.  Please call 816.283.0990 to place an order, or use one of the popular online ordering services.

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KITCHEN RULE #3: We make our dishes fresh-to-order, just for you!

KITCHEN RULE #4: We make our food taste great… in a healthy way!

Catering

Catering is available for big and small events offering you a unique experience for your gathering. We are happy to cater for any size party. Broaden your taste buds and be ready to give your guest a special taste of Ethiopian culture. Please contact us for more information.

Grab and Go

The Blue Nile Cafe has a variety of our entrees that are packaged for your dining pleasure at home or the office.. Please contact us for more information.

Coming Soon!

Our Grab-and-Go specials will be available at other locations, including local grocery stores.