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Jebena Cafe

1510 NE 117th St, Seattle, WA 98125-5139
+1 206-365-0757
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible23%
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“tibs” (2 reviews)
“home made” (2 reviews)
“vegetarian” (2 reviews)
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Ethiopian, African
$$ - $$$
1510 NE 117th St, Seattle, WA 98125-5139
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

It's so much easier to review a place when there's something wrong. Here, virtually nothing was. The food is stellar and the prices are reasonable. OK, if I had a quibble? The service is a little erratic. But the atmosphere is very laid-back, and so...More

Thank Bisbeticone
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Me and my daughter were sick all day after having lunch here we orderd the meat combo then we both got very sick , never coming back here again ever .

Thank Ashu A
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This is our family's favorite local restaurant, and where we take most of our visiting friends and family, especially if they're vegetarian. Martha, the owner, is the most gracious hostess ever, and Jebena has maintained its quality despite her battle with cancer over the past...More

Thank Nicole M
Reviewed 23 February 2016

My daughter and granddaughter had never experienced Ethiopian food. So we agreed to try the Jebena Cafe. Although I had eaten at the other Ethiopian restaurant nearby this would be our first visit to the Jebena Cafe in the Northgate neighborhood of Seattle. I was...More

Thank yamhill
Reviewed 11 December 2015

This is a very nice Ethiopian restaurant. The service is the excellent and the owner is very friendly. The injera is not too sour and the veggies are very fresh. The fried fish is delicious. The vegetarian combo was excellent. The food tastes homemade not...More

Thank Skelzie B
Reviewed 11 December 2015

The interior of this restaurant is green, warm and inviting, as are the owners. The food is expertly prepared, delicious, and has good presentation. The amount of Injera is amazingly generous. I had the Qey Wot, the beef tibs, red and yellow lentils, and spinach....More

Thank Oliver S
Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

As a family of 3 we split the meat combo and had the fried injera appetizer. All were amazing and the owner came to talk to us.

Thank Foodie T
Reviewed 15 June 2015

We loved the warm, casual and unpretentious atmosphere here. The food was fresh and very flavorful -- lots of spice and no watered-down heat. The owners were very kind and welcoming. No pushiness - we felt like we could have lingered forever talking. They make...More

Thank gatos-del-mundo
Reviewed 19 October 2014 via mobile

Very bad and Terrible terrible food , I went with two of my friends and none of them like it , This is my last time going there ever .

1  Thank coolestt
Reviewed 19 September 2014

Indian visitor to this developed nation and to the north western corner surely knew i was in for western food style.After a fortnight decided to try some far eastern style cuisine.Lots of discussions and search with simplicity in mind not the cost really gave us...More

1  Thank ddevasthali
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10:00 - 08:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 21:00
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  • Address: 1510 NE 117th St, Seattle, WA 98125-5139
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-365-0757
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