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Walia Ethiopean Cuisine

2208 Business Cir, San Jose, CA 95128-1660
+1 408-645-5001
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
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2208 Business Cir, San Jose, CA 95128-1660
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

The food was very flavorful and filling. If you’ve never tried Ethiopian, but want to, then this restaurant is for you. The menu is a 101 introduction to Ethiopian cuisine and the wait staff are friendly and will answer whatever questions you have. The decor...More

Thank JE and JA D
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We went for lunch over weekend - 4 adults and 1 kid. It wasn't too busy, - Service was good, and quick. They explained some food options as we didn;t know much about the cuisine and we needed veggie options. - Food quality was pretty...More

Thank M S
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

It was my first time trying ethiopian food. Being a vegetarian was glad they had veg options and it was delicious

Thank Siddhi D
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Ethiopian restaurant San Jose California Ethiopian cuisine (characteristically consists of vegetable and often very spicy meat dishes. The base is usually in the form of wat, a thick stew, served atop a large flatbread, which is made out of fermented teff flour. Once the veg...More

Thank Harry7c
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Best Ethiopian cuisine this side of town ... Service is impeccably pleasant ... The decor is tasteful!! Ephrem is delightful and full of positivity! The food is amazing!

Thank Eluye
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Full of flavor, one of the best in the Bay Area. We have tried most of their combo, and the veg combo never disappoints. If you are in San Jose area, definitely worth a visit.

Thank Minli X
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Amazing place. Authentic place. Enjoyed the Ethopian beer and food. Quick service and great food. very cordial staff

Thank Amoghw
Reviewed 27 October 2016

After facing the excruciatingly long wait time at Zeni I decided to try another Ethopian place in San Jose. Yelp threw up Walia Ethiopian Cuisine with good ratings so I decided to give it a try. It also had the added advantage of being able...More

Thank Ahmad_SFO
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

The food was great for the price, ambience not so great. The restuarant is very small and is almost claustrophobic. Also there was a homeless drunk guy who kept coming in the restuarant. Definitely not a place for family dinners. I would think twice before...More

Thank S_Asthana
Reviewed 3 October 2016

There are many Ethiopian restaurants in the Bay Area, and I've been to a lot of them. I love most of them, but I think Walia is a cut above the rest. You can tell that they are a family run operation, and they really...More

Thank sanjosebarbie73
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2208 Business Cir, San Jose, CA 95128-1660
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-645-5001
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