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Walia Ethiopean Cuisine

2208 Business Cir, San Jose, CA 95128-1660
+1 408-645-5001
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2208 Business Cir, San Jose, CA 95128-1660
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was my first time trying ethiopian food. Being a vegetarian was glad they had veg options and it was delicious

Thank Siddhi D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ethiopian restaurant San Jose California Ethiopian cuisine (characteristically consists of vegetable and often very spicy meat dishes. The base is usually in the form of wat, a thick stew, served atop a large flatbread, which is made out of fermented teff flour. Once the veg...More

Thank Harry7c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best Ethiopian cuisine this side of town ... Service is impeccably pleasant ... The decor is tasteful!! Ephrem is delightful and full of positivity! The food is amazing!

Thank Eluye
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Full of flavor, one of the best in the Bay Area. We have tried most of their combo, and the veg combo never disappoints. If you are in San Jose area, definitely worth a visit.

Thank Minli X
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Amazing place. Authentic place. Enjoyed the Ethopian beer and food. Quick service and great food. very cordial staff

Thank Amoghw
Reviewed 27 October 2016

After facing the excruciatingly long wait time at Zeni I decided to try another Ethopian place in San Jose. Yelp threw up Walia Ethiopian Cuisine with good ratings so I decided to give it a try. It also had the added advantage of being able...More

Thank Ahmad_SFO
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

The food was great for the price, ambience not so great. The restuarant is very small and is almost claustrophobic. Also there was a homeless drunk guy who kept coming in the restuarant. Definitely not a place for family dinners. I would think twice before...More

Thank S_Asthana
Reviewed 4 October 2016

There are many Ethiopian restaurants in the Bay Area, and I've been to a lot of them. I love most of them, but I think Walia is a cut above the rest. You can tell that they are a family run operation, and they really...More

Thank sanjosebarbie73
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Ordered in trough Uber Eats. I ordered the vegetarian platter, and it was just ok. I have definitely had better Ethiopian food.

Thank Gayani S
Reviewed 26 July 2016

All the items we tried were good but a little more on the oily side but this is Ethiopian and to be expected. The service is a little slow so either come in early or give some extra time if you are here for lunch...More

Thank kantheti
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Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2208 Business Cir, San Jose, CA 95128-1660
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-645-5001
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