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Gojo Ethiopian Restaurant

415 W Thompson Ln, Nashville, TN 37211-2212
+1 615-332-0710
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
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415 W Thompson Ln, Nashville, TN 37211-2212
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Reviews (48)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I would actually like to say that it is the best in the country, but that cannot be proven. What I CAN say is that when I visit this city, I always visit this restaurant. They have a buffet and make food to order. The...More

Thank ZJnsn
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Went on a short date night with my husband because we love to try new foods. We thought everything we tried was fantastic! We actually preferred the vegetarian items over the meat dishes, although everything was very good. Service was on point and professional. Restaurant...More

Thank Lezlie K
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We went here with a group of friends, about 12 of us, and the Gojo took good care of us. The menu is authentic Ethiopian and you can pick you level of heat. There is meat or you can go vegan. The spices are aromatic...More

Thank Charles B
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

First and foremost the food here was great tasting. We've looked long and hard to find injera that is just a touch sour which we suspect is more traditional and tasty. Also we always eat vegetarian and always get the vegetarian sampler platter. We loved...More

Thank Paolo F
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

I love going here for dinner, such an experience. Allow 2 hours because they make your order from scratch. The bread is naturally gluten free. Also try the coffee ceremony at least once.

Thank Adam Lowell R
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

This was my first time to eat here. I had the kitfa which I thought was the best dish ( meat wise ). I sampled the lamb wat and found it a bit over cooked for my taste. The beef wat was nice and the...More

Thank Phillip P
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Very flavorful - not burn your mouth spicy! You can taste layers of flavors! Delicious! Great way to try new food. Portions are perfect! Injera is delightful! Total surprise to find such great Ethiopian food in Nashville! (We live in the SF Bay Area and...More

Thank Kj P
Reviewed 27 September 2016

I ate here on a Monday evening. The place was empty. The outside of the building was not very appealing, however once you step inside you feel like you are experiencing the true Ethiopian culture. From the scent, to the music and interior design. The...More

Thank TBABY10
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We usually will go for lunch when we have the time available. I haven't experienced other restaurants which serve Ethiopian but I very much enjoy this place. The looks from the outside might not be super inviting but the food inside is delicious! The buffet...More

Thank Anmorata
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

The did was great the service was awesome and the process were reasonable. We went work a group of 15 and ordered various dishes on the menu and there was not a single item that was disappointing.

Thank Girish K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 415 W Thompson Ln, Nashville, TN 37211-2212
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Davidson County  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-332-0710
  • E-mail