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Gojo Ethiopian Restaurant

) #1,643 of 3,458 Restaurants in Portland African, Ethiopian
915 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211-4531
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915 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211-4531
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

We just had lunch at Gojo. As it was early, we were their only customers. The owner made some suggestions (at my request), and we enjoyed every bite. The restaurant was very clean and tidy, as was the rest room. We'll definitely go back!

Thank Suzy5218
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Love the tibs here, so we made the drive to the restaurant, which, according to their hours, closed at 9pm on that day. Arrived at 6:45pm to find the doors locked with closed sign displayed. People inside, but obviously not accepting customers. Disappointing.

Thank Enat3
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Gojo is on a main street in a largely residential area. The signage is unassuming and clearly homemade. Ignore the outside. Inside the food is excellent. I told the owner I had never eaten here before, and I did not need a menu. I wanted...More

2  Thank CaliforniaFellow
Reviewed 26 January 2016

Salem, Oregon has no Ethiopian restaurants; we have to go to Portland whenever we eat Ethiopian, so we only go if we're doing something else. We've been trying all the different restaurants around, and Gojo was yet a different take, with fabulous food. I love...More

Thank SnowLeopardess
Reviewed 12 July 2015

The food here was decent, but this place needs to be reevaluated for cleanliness. The bathroom was GROSS. Poop all over the toilet and pee all over the wall. This is not just an off day you could tell it hadn't been cleaned in a...More

1  Thank travelmore2day
Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

Clean, healthy, delicious...in Portland for the weekend, was glad to have such good Ethiopian to introduce my wife to the cuisine.

2  Thank Scott M
Reviewed 7 March 2015

I was really impressed by the food here. The restaurant is at the far, west end of Alberta and looking at it from the outside, it doesn't look like much. But the food was very well done. We had the veggie combination dish and a...More

1  Thank vtjbrent
Reviewed 23 February 2015

This was a small, friendly little storefront restaurant. The decor is simple, but has homey touches like baskets and paintings that give you a bit of Ethiopian atmosphere. The menu was very simple, just entrees and beverages, no appetizers, soups or salads. The service was...More

1  Thank LotusLauren
Reviewed 2 January 2015

My sister and brother in law had never eaten Ethiopian, and I had only had it once. We found this place almost by accident. I am so glad we came in; awesome spot!! The waitress was incredibly patient and helped explain the menu and cuisine...More

1  Thank JClark76
Reviewed 15 June 2013

Gojo is the newest addition to the Ethiopian cuisine of Portland. They seem to be thriving in their new location on trendy NE Alberta St between 9th and 10th. Be sure to try chef Mulu's Kitfo, an Ethiopian tradition, minced beef with cardamom and other...More

1  Thank dobsonaxx
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  • Address: 915 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211-4531
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland