Nile Authentic Ethiopian Cuisine We use the TEFF grain flour for our injera (flat bread), so the entire Ethiopian menu is gluten-free. This tiny grain is packed with considerable amounts of iron, protein, calcium and fiber.

We've proudly been presenting our guests a delectable alternative for vegetarian/vegan options in Richmond since 2006. In addition, we offer traditional lamb, poultry, & beef.

Payment Options:   Amex Cash Discover Mastercard Visa

Price Range: ££

Culinary Team: Yeshareg Demisse Benyam Teklemariam Yoseph Teklemariam

Attire: Casual

Operating as usual

Summer Brunch Menu kicks off this weekend! 🙌🏾 10a-2p Sat & Sun 🥘1st Image - KINCHÉ …Ethiopian style steel cut oats with ...
06/12/2021

Summer Brunch Menu kicks off this weekend! 🙌🏾 10a-2p Sat & Sun 🥘

1st Image - KINCHÉ …Ethiopian style steel cut oats with clarified butter. (Vegan option with organic avocado oil infused w/Ethiopian herbs)

2nd - Sweet Tart Crepes

3rd - Vegetarian Omelette

4th - Classic Crepes

Kicking off a Summer Brunch Series starting This Weekend 😃  #Crepes #Omelettes #EthiopianBreakfast #SpicedEthiopianCoffe...
06/09/2021

Kicking off a Summer Brunch Series starting This Weekend 😃
#Crepes #Omelettes #EthiopianBreakfast
#SpicedEthiopianCoffee

Kicking off a Summer Brunch Series starting This Weekend 😃
#Crepes #Omelettes #EthiopianBreakfast
#SpicedEthiopianCoffee

Plating more meals lately feels great again to assort the colorful flavors of #EthiopianCuisine #Gratitude #Injera #Dine...
05/28/2021

Plating more meals lately feels great again to assort the colorful flavors of #EthiopianCuisine
#Gratitude #Injera #DineOUT #glutenfree #teff #parklet #BLKRVA #rvadine #ChurchHill

This lovely trio are in town with their Van Dorn Pharmacy from Alexandria administering vaccine shots in Richmond 🙌🏾 The...
04/23/2021

This lovely trio are in town with their Van Dorn Pharmacy from Alexandria administering vaccine shots in Richmond 🙌🏾 They tell us they’ve done over 30k shots across VA!
Thank You for the work you do!
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#NILErva #RVA #RVAParklet #RVADine #BLKRVA #ChurchHill #Injera #EthiopianCuisine

This lovely trio are in town with their Van Dorn Pharmacy from Alexandria administering vaccine shots in Richmond 🙌🏾 They tell us they’ve done over 30k shots across VA!
Thank You for the work you do!
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#NILErva #RVA #RVAParklet #RVADine #BLKRVA #ChurchHill #Injera #EthiopianCuisine

15 Year Anniv Special =>15% OFF eGiftcards thru Jan. 7th••Link at nilerva.com homepage••Perfect way to treat a family me...
12/18/2020

15 Year Anniv Special =>15% OFF eGiftcards thru Jan. 7th

••Link at nilerva.com homepage••

Perfect way to treat a family member, a friend, a stranger in the service industry, healthcare worker you know or gift yourself for being so patient this “special” year.

Thank you all for continued support & patronage. We will continue to share ways to support one another.
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#EatEthiopian #Nilerva #blkrva #Injera #Teff #Ethiopiancusine #RVAEats #ChurchHill #RVAdine #giftcard #rvavegan #rvavegetarian

Spice Up Your Pantry! or Gift to that special person you know would love to add this flavor to their kitchen! **Availabl...
12/16/2020

Spice Up Your Pantry! or Gift to that special person you know would love to add this flavor to their kitchen!

**Available in store or online**

•BERBERE - Authentic Ethiopian Chili Pepper blend
12oz = $17 6oz = $9

•SHIRO - Spiced Ethiopian Pea Flour (receive recipe w/purchase)
12oz = $15

•YIRGACHEFFE COFFEE
1/2lb = $9

#ethiopiancuisine #berbere #bunna #coffee #nilerva #spices #shoplocal #blkrva #ethiopian

We can't believe 15 years is fast approaching! In celebration, this is the initial project we are excited to share with ...
10/23/2020
15 Year Anniversary Jersey | Bonfire

We can't believe 15 years is fast approaching! In celebration, this is the initial project we are excited to share with you! Available in red or black, as well as multiple colors as a hoodie.
Look out for more merch, our recently launched online store with more items coming soon, and ongoing collaborations with our community.

With Gratitude
Nile Family

Limited Edition Jersey & Hoodie. Sport your Support. As we approach our 15th year in Richmond, VA, we want to offer fun and creative ways for our amazing guests to celebrate...

We are very grateful to all since reopening with limited hours/days & now you can show that support with these limited e...
04/26/2020
The Nile RVA Apparel Fundraiser | Bonfire

We are very grateful to all since reopening with limited hours/days & now you can show that support with these limited edition tees/sweatshirts from bonfire.com as well! ✨
It’s evident it will take the community in continued support of one another to get through all of this. We have never been more proud to be apart of Richmond’s hospitality community and the relationships forged over these 14 years!

https://www.bonfire.com/the-nile-rva-apparel-fundraiser/

Much Love & Gratitude!!!
Nile Family

Grab your limited edition The Nile RVA Apparel Fundraiser merchandise before the campaign closes. Featuring Dark Heather Grey Premium Unisex Tees, professionally printed in the USA.

04/16/2020

Thur - Sun 3 - 8pm. [Hours subject to change]
CALL 804-648-0791 or use this link to order online for pickup or delivery if in range. https://quicknessrva.com/store/menu/merchant/nile

We have re-opened after careful consideration, under strict guidelines to protect ourselves & the community, by limiting service to curbside-pickup & delivery only for the foreseeable future. Sadly, we are aware many of our fellow restaurants haven't been able to reopen their doors, therefore although this is a major setback we are extremely grateful for the opportunity to be able to serve our community in whatever capacity that we can.
Having had much difficulty securing any of the already limited and now depleted federal (band)aid funds, we are carrying on with the same driven energy and "little engine that could" mentality that has maintained us through TWO location changes over the past 14+ years.
We have much to be grateful for and intend to get through this crisis with our without any Federal support, but ultimately rely on your continued support as we aim to fully realize many of our long term goals we set forth since day one. Much to share in the coming weeks, much to do to collaborate and collectively work together.
Thank You & Stay Safe!

With Incredible Gratitude,

Nile Family

**CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE**After further consideration we have decided no deliveries or pickups & to remain complete...
03/18/2020

**CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE**

After further consideration we have decided no deliveries or pickups & to remain completely closed. We will wait out developments until we feel safe enough to resume operation in any capacity.

We appreciate all the support and take pride in this wonderful community that’s already been displaying such great collective efforts in battling this epidemic.
Safety & Support above all things.

More updates to follow.

Much Love & Gratitude
~Nile Family

To our Richmond & regional community: Given the escalating risk of COVID-19, this past weekend we shifted our service to...
03/16/2020

To our Richmond & regional community:

Given the escalating risk of COVID-19, this past weekend we shifted our service to takeout, pickup and delivery only. We were happy to see so many people already made those adjustments themselves.

Moving forward we will stop walk-in services for pick up, and encourage one of the online platforms listed below or phone orders for pickups with payments made over the phone at the time of order. This decision had to be made because the alternative means to ignore the severity of this situation, and expose our guests, employees and ourselves to the serious threat of the virus. As a community we need to take all measures to protect ourselves and help each other.

As of this post, there has likely been no testing done in our community. That should be alarming & must change. We will stay vigilant in taking measures to limit contact and practice social distancing while at the same time making sure our facility is protected by limiting our service to curbside take out and delivery only.

A special takeout menu and offerings will come forth soon. Be safe and look out for each other.

Delivery options:

Quickness. Doordash. Postmates.

link to richmond city covid-19 info:

http://www.richmondgov.com/covid19/

This Saturday at Black Iris Gallery, Nile will be catering this special event titled “Narratives with Najee” - A convers...
12/06/2019

This Saturday at Black Iris Gallery, Nile will be catering this special event titled “Narratives with Najee” - A conversation hosted by @chelseahiggswise featuring Najee Wilson, the man depicted on Richmond’s new monument to unveil 12/10 at the VMFA “Rumors of War” by the talented @kehindewiley ✊🏾

Afrique Sessions (@afrique_sessions ) will cap off the night with its second monthly curated event hosted by dj’s @sirakavich & @sephtekk
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#africology #afrobeats #afropop #afrofunk #rva #rvamusic @visitblkrva @rvamag @blackirismusic @ Black Iris

Fall colors. Who can name the dishes here? #Fallcolors #Fallseason
10/17/2019

Fall colors. Who can name the dishes here? #Fallcolors #Fallseason

10/16/2019
Teff Grain Harvest : why do we go the extra mile to make pure Teff Injera? something almost all Ethiopian restaurants av...
08/30/2019

Teff Grain Harvest : why do we go the extra mile to make pure Teff Injera? something almost all Ethiopian restaurants avoid. Because it’s an integral part of our cultural fabric for over 3,000 years, it’s the most nutritious though smallest grain in the world, and well...because our mom made it so!



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#teff #injera #teffflour #ethiopia #harvest #nilerva #glutenfree @ Nile

“Veggie Cornucopia” (3 Veg & 5 Veg combo)A serving of all our vegan options is a perfect combination for 2 to share.•For...
08/28/2019

“Veggie Cornucopia” (3 Veg & 5 Veg combo)
A serving of all our vegan options is a perfect combination for 2 to share.

For the meat lovers, order a Meat 5 & Veg 5 combo for our “Omnivore Cornucopia”, hearty enough for 3 to share.
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#ethiopiancusine #injera #vegan #vegetarian #ethiopian #teff #nilerva #rva #rvadine #rvaeats #glutenfree

#Gluten-free #Teff #Injera available at Nile made fresh daily is a special thing y’all should Overstand! There’s only on...
08/27/2019

#Gluten-free #Teff #Injera available at Nile made fresh daily is a special thing y’all should Overstand! There’s only one other restaurant in all of the U.S A that we know for sure does the same and it’s our Aunt’s place in NYC. call it a family affair to bring you authentic home cooked meals in a restaurant setting. we call it being healthfully-mindful 🤙🏾

Mike & Molly contemplate things...•••#nilerva #churchhill #ethiopiancuisine #ethiopianfood #rva #richmondVA #glutenfree ...
08/26/2019

Mike & Molly contemplate things...



#nilerva #churchhill #ethiopiancuisine #ethiopianfood #rva #richmondVA #glutenfree #vegan #injera #teff #ManAndDog #Enibla #LetsEat

•Feeding a Family of Four•pictured :: Misir Wat, Dinich Wat, Gomen, Atkilt, & Salmon Tibs over a bed of gluten-free #Inj...
08/26/2019

•Feeding a Family of Four•
pictured :: Misir Wat, Dinich Wat, Gomen, Atkilt, & Salmon Tibs
over a bed of gluten-free #Injera made fresh throughout every day.
Nurture your body & soul. Know what you’re putting into your Selves.
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#Enibla #LetsEat #injera #ethiopianCuisine #glutenfree #vegan #teff #ethiopian #nilerva #rva #rvadine #rvaeats #rvacuisine #churchhill

•Feeding a Family of Four•pictured :: Misir Wat, Dinich Wat, Gomen, Atkilt, & Salmon Tibs over a bed of gluten-free #Inj...
08/26/2019

•Feeding a Family of Four•
pictured :: Misir Wat, Dinich Wat, Gomen, Atkilt, & Salmon Tibs
over a bed of gluten-free #Injera made fresh throughout every day.
Nurture your body & soul. Know what you’re putting into your Selves.
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#Enibla #LetsEat #injera #ethiopianCuisine #glutenfree #vegan #teff #ethiopian #nilerva #rva #rvadine #rvaeats #rvacuisine #churchhill

Growing Bolder
06/12/2019

Growing Bolder

honored and giving thanks with great company#elbys2019
03/09/2019

honored and giving thanks with great company
#elbys2019

Tadias
01/23/2019
Tadias

Tadias

Ethiopia's 'Church Forests' are tiny fragments of a lost past, and the center of hope for conservation and future restoration.

01/20/2019
Mighty Joshua

Mighty Joshua

***NEW MUSIC VIDEO ALERT*** (Teaser)
Reporting live from the belly, Mighty Joshua joins forces with Kyle Corea and team in New York City to bring you the official video for "Clean Hands".
Enjoy this teaser in anticipation of the official video release in 2019!
More Love, Be Mighty!

Tadias
01/12/2019
Tadias

Tadias

In the following Bloomberg interview aired on Thursday, January 10th, New York-based Ethiopian entrepreneur Sara Menker, Founder & CEO of Gro Intelligence, explains how the U.S. government shutdown is affecting the availability of official agriculture data and what her company is doing to fill the gap by providing traders, farmers and policymakers free access to their worldwide database. "We are a data analytics company focused on all things agriculture globally," Sara told Bloomberg News describing what her company does. Right now during the U.S. government shutdown traders are not getting access to critical reports and forecasts and Gro is stepping up to the challenge of making that data accessible. In a follow-up update on Facebook, Sara shared that at noon today Bloomberg was reporting Gro Intelligence estimates live on their platform in place of U.S. government data.

Tadias
01/08/2019
Tadias

Tadias

More than 20 of the world’s oldest monastic churches that date back to the 14th century are located on the peninsulas and islands of Ethiopia's Lake Tana. (Photo: Inside the 14th century Ura Kidane Mehret church/Forbes Africa)

Tadias
01/08/2019
Tadias

Tadias

There is an Ethiopian proverb about the importance of perseverance that reads, ”Little by little an egg will walk.” The saying perfectly describes the journey that Ethiopian filmmaker Salome Mulugeta has taken to bring her first film, WOVEN, to the big screen. Written by, co-directed by and starring Mulugeta while set in the tight-knit New York Ethiopian community where ancient traditions rub shoulders with the modern world, WOVEN is about two families searching for happiness. But when one tragedy connects their path, a web of secrets is revealed. In the 15 years it took the director, writer, producer, actress and journalist to bring WOVEN to life, breaking into the film industry has proved a challenge...In cinematic history, stories from the African continent written by those who truly understand and care about getting it right are shamefully unacknowledged. This fiercely beautiful film deftly intertwines the music and language to provide an immediate relevance within today’s debates about our contributions and importance on the worlds’ stage.

Tadias
12/30/2018
Tadias

Tadias

Each year Tadias Magazine gets to introduce the latest class of the Ethiopian Diaspora Fellows, a talented group of young professionals from the U.S. who are selected to spend up to six months in Ethiopia to intern at various organizations. The internships also provide Fellows with an opportunity to reconnect and build a bridge with their ancestral home and culture through storytelling. EDF has announced the 2019 Fellows who will be working at St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College, GreenPath, International Institute for Primary Health Care- Ethiopia, and the Agricultural Transformation Agency. "Every year we are more and more impressed and proud of the incredible achievements of all the applicants we get to read about during the selection process," EDF stated. Congratulations to the Ethiopian Diaspora Fellows of 2019! You can read their bios at Tadias.com »

12/14/2018

♨️Teff Injera Does A Body Good♨️
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#ethiopiancuisine #injera #teff #rvadine #glutenfree #churchhillrva #vegetarian #vegan #kitfo #supergrain #eritreanfood #ethiopianfood

12/09/2018

Snow got our logo dancing ❄️
Open today with closing time subject to change. Please call ahead.
For those that make it through enjoy complimentary #Ethiopian chai tea & a warm cozy space to stuff your face with #injera.



#rvadine #churchhill #libbiehill #glutenfree #nilerva

12/01/2018
EBS

EBS

Ethiopian family members in USA graduated with six degrees in one week

Tadias
12/01/2018
Tadias

Tadias

The New York Times Features Ethiopian American novelist Dinaw Mengestu Among 32 Black Male Writers for Our Time.

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https://youtu.be/OIcoGv3msEY Celebration of Epiphany in Ethiopia
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I miss you guys sooo much! I know you will use good sense and good heart getting through these difficul times. Please send love to your mom for me. Thank you
The Big Buna Bash, a new children's book published by Brandylane Publishers in Richmond, Virginia..... celebrating the Ethiopian coffee ceremony. Find out how Almaz learns that buna brings people together! Endorsed by HIH Prince Joel David Makonnen Haile Selassie and sponsored by Ethiopian Airlines! Perfect to teach your child about feeling different and acceptance/inclusion. Take a look.....https://www.amazon.com/Big-Buna-Bash-Sara-Arnold/dp/1951565010 XMA Header Ima
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