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2955 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705-2017
+1 510-843-1992
11:00 - 22:00
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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313 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We had dinner here last night for the first time and very much enjoyed it. They serve a variety of beef, chicken, lamb and vegetarian dishes. We shared the spicy chicken and vegetarian plates and had more than enough food for two. Service by two young women was charming and gracious. A little work on the funky bathrooms would make... More 

Thank BeastiePV
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Lovely range of vegetarian food, some spicy, some less spicy. Hot and Cold dishes were served on a huge communal piece of Ethiopian bread to share, (with unlimited extra bread available). It made for a lovely meal with a lot of variety. Very helpful and accommodating team who run the restaurant.

Thank Sandra V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Very tasty buffet- especially the mushrooms and beans. Excellent value. You won't leave here hungry! Decorated colorfully. The place was not busy at all when we were there. I hope they have a lot of business.

Thank Liz H
Berkeley, California
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54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Eating authentic Ethiopian food is a treat. Eating with your hands, no utensils. A cuisine where the vegetables are better than the meat (I do not say that lightly). This place does it perfect. If your looking for the real thing. Not fancy, not the best service (mediocre most of the time). That's not why I go here. It's because... More 

Thank Ryan S
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138 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

This friendly and nicely decorated restaurant serves authentic Ethiopian dishes, with a great selection of vegetarian stuff. We were very satisfied with the food and the staff were friendly enough. Even the coffee was excellent! The only problem was the somewhat slow service. Maybe the restaurant was understaffed on that day. On the other hand, one also has to have... More 

Thank stdf62
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164 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Here you eat with your fingers. You pick up your food with the spongy bread. Found these dishes wonderfully exotic. We enjoyed the vegetable combo along with the Yedoro chicken. These big portions could have fed three. We will definitely be back to explore Ethiopian cuisine.

Thank Lee-and-Baby
Burlington, Vermont
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163 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Great food and reasonable pricing. Wonderful place to share a meal with friends. There was not one thing on the platter that was not tasty. Would go again in a minute!

Thank vthereandnow
Chapala, Mexico
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41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Very nice place, excellent and friendly service, and delicious food. We tried both, the vegetarian and the meat combos. Both were excellent! Deliciously flavorful and plenty of food. We couldn't finish our orders, so lunch next day, another great meal! Also, the prices are very reasonable. The place is very clean and the music enhances the whole experience. Excellent choice,... More 

Thank alejandrozr
Malibu, California
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169 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

This is the second time visiting this restaurant. Both time the service was good and the food is delicious at a affordable price. They serve you with big portions. The restaurant itself is clean and well-kept. I would recommend to come here for a good hearty meal.

Thank rshaneel
Oakland, California
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

Food with . . . Groupon: pretty great deal. The deal we got comes with an appetizer, two entrees, a dessert and two glasses of wine. However I'll usually just ask for juice instead because I don't drink. This is not a problem for them. The food is always terrific. The meat is succulent, the vegetarian dishes are savory, and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2955 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705-2017
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-843-1992

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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?