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Godjo Restaurant

#3,697 of 14,107 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighbourhood:
Quartier Latin
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8 rue de l Ecole Polytechnique, 75005 Paris, France
+33 1 40 46 82 21
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11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 02:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited 3 ethiopian restuarants in paris and this was the best we experienced. Its a very small place but with queues out of the door. Everybody enjoyed the food. Make sure you book before you go or sweet talk the owner like we did! The staff were great and answered all our requests

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Thank Gary R
Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to this restaurant many times and would highly recommend it. The food is great, generous portions and lovely flavours. The fact that people queue to get in is testament to the quality of the place. A great, authentic experience that contrasts Paris' overpriced establishments and tourist traps.

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Thank MaddJk
Paris, France
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Came as group of 6. We all shared the same big dish and ate with our fingers as is normal with Ethiopian cuisine. The problem is for 6 there really isn't much. 2 others of our group arrived late and got half the size of our plate at the same price for themselves. I guess the trick is to ask... More 

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Thank NealRory
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40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Honestly some of the best food I've had in Paris. Cute tiny quaint place with really incredible food. Was with a group of 7, ordered beer wine and tea. The chef was very attentive to my concerns about grave food allergy to lentils. We had the platter with 6 selections, beef, lamb, chicken, spinach, beets and potatoes, chicken pea puree.... More 

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Thank mayhem03
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6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We had dinner at that place one hot day in August and had shared several delicious meals but ended up sick the next two days, we expect part of the food was not fresh ...

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Thank Hala F
New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This is really good Ethiopian cuisine. All the ingredients were fresh, and the kitchen knew what to do with them. Three of us shared a giant vegetarian platter of nicely spiced legumes and vegetables. The flavor combinations were perfect. The injera (fermented teff flat bread) was light, with crispy edges. None of us had the meat dishes, but if they... More 

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Thank Leonard G
new york city
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

We visited Godjo, near the Pantheon, with a friend and ordered a vegetarian platter for 3 , along with carafe of rosé wine and a beer. The meal was served promptly , with generous sides of injera and we enjoyed it immensely: spicy brown lentils , yellow split peas, spinach , cabbage , lettuce and tomato , mildly spiced lentils.... More 

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Thank nancy c
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

I loved this place so much, been twice and by far two of the best meals I've had in Paris. Food is served all in one large dish and eaten with hands and crepe-style flatbreads and really encourages you to try different things and share the experience with your friends. The food itself was beyond delicious, a wide range of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Dinner at a friends house, real authentic made to order Ethopian food! Absolutely amazing. The food was so good a fresh and also affordable.

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Thank Lezlie B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

It took a while but dinner was very good. Service was really "french", not very very friendly but okay

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 37
Cuisine
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 rue de l Ecole Polytechnique, 75005 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Quartier Latin
  • Neighbourhood: Quartier Latin
  • Phone Number: +33 1 40 46 82 21

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Quartier Latin

Neighbourhood Profile
Quartier Latin
The Latin Quarter bursts with intellectual life, architectural splendour and ongoing merriment. The small streets are filled with classical buildings, student bars and lively eateries while the squares are dominated by historic monuments. The area is defined by the 800-year-old Sorbonne University, where Latin once prevailed, and is famous for the Pantheon which celebrates the great men and women of France. During the day students rush from classes to the library and intellectuals people watch from the terraced cafés. As night time falls the surrounding establishments fill up and the merriment really begins. The liveliest parts are around Rue Mouffetard, lined with crêperies and international street food eateries, and Place de la Contrescarpe characterised by terraced brasseries, this neighbourhood provides real nourishment for the mind, belly, and soul.
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