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Gojo Cafe

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2838 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
+1 604-708-5394
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

I never feel more welcome in a restaurant in Vancouver than I do at Gojo. Food is great. Service is great. It's homey. It's awesome!

Thank Shane B
Vancouver, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

This family-run cafe serves the BEST Ethiopian food in the city. The village atmosphere is cute, the service is always personable and attentive, and I never want to stop eating because everything tastes SO GOOD, every single time. If you've never eaten Ethiopian food, the server will be very helpful in finding dishes you will enjoy. The traditional bread, injera,... More 

Thank trazcatz
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284 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

Gojo is a fabulous addition to the limited number of Ethiopian and Eritrean establishments on the east side. The food is impeccable, as is the service, although it is not clear as what the establishment's prospects will be in this relatively off-beat location on the Drive. But if you like Ethiopian food, give the place a try - it's really... More 

Thank Huitzilipoxtle
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

Had a wonderful time and enjoyed the food. Great ethiopian taste. Try out "lega tibs" that was my favorite one.

Thank Gere G
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

Not the fanciest place, but the food was excellent. We had a combination of veggie and fish. Nice combination of spices. It was my friends first time having Ethiopoan food, and she loved it also. I will definitely return.

Thank JinLongTrvls
Wrexham County, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

Four of us visited Gojo for a late dinner (about 9pm) whilst on holiday in Vancouver. We had spotted it a few days before so thought we'd give it a try. We hadn't eaten Ethiopian food before so we didn't really know what to expect but it was fantastic. The server went out of his way to accommodate us and... More 

Thank sheffutdgirl
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2014 via mobile

Did not really know what to expect, staff went above and beyond to make us feel welcome. Food was amazing will definitely go back!!

Thank Powderdaze91
Vancouver, Canada
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2014

I walked past this restaurant for years always meaning to give it a try. Well I finally did and all I can say is that I wish I had gone sooner! Amazing food, so flavorful and delicious! Having never tried Ethiopian food, we asked for a recommendation and it exceeded our expectations. The samosas were the best I have ever... More 

Thank Katie W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2014

We are four who have decided to explore the ethnic restaurants of Vancouver BC. Our first foray was a winner. I was given the honour of the first pick and I chose Gojo Cafe on Commercial Dr. It was excellent. We picked a lunchtime outing because, OK let's face it we're old er. Lunch was a good choice because it... More 

Thank pebblesandshush
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17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2012

We have gone to Gojo a number of times as it is one of our favourite spots. The food here is authentic, made on premise and so full of flavour. The cook uses rich spices which brings on into the exotic nature of this food for being on the wetcoast of Canada. The injira is amazing. The last time we... More 

Thank Charles D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
African, Ethiopian
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2838 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver
  • Phone Number: +1 604-708-5394

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