Altu's Ethiopian Cuisine


Our restaurant is named after its owner, founder, and master of flavor, Altu Tadesse. (Pronounce her name ALL-too tuh-DESS-uh.)

Altu learned to love food and flavor when living in Ethiopia, in her childhood. Foods commonly considered unremarkable (lima beans and cabbage are among them) become delectable with her loving preparation.

Altu instinctively approaches food as a composer creates a musical piece. Her experience paired with her five senses result in enticing layers of flavor.


1312 Michigan Ave

East Lansing, MI 48823

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Mon: Closed

Tue: 04:30 pm - 09:00 pm

Wed: 04:30 pm - 09:00 pm

Thu: 04:30 pm - 09:00 pm

Fri: 04:30 pm - 09:00 pm

Sat: 04:30 pm - 09:00 pm

Sun: Closed

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(517) 333-6295

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$$ - Moderate


Vatsal P.

2019-07-28 10:37 pm

This place is absolutely amazing we had great service and we had amazing flavor in both of our dishes. You have to absolutely give this place a try and I am...

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Lisa D.

2018-12-22 08:04 pm

The first time I came here was with my vegan daughter. I had never had Ethiopian food and was eager to try something new. We had spicy red lentils, lima...

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Novi C.

2019-06-19 05:42 pm

It is easy to find the restaurant. It has medium size parking lot and it is easy get space. Inside the restaurant is decorated well. Server is nice, they...

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