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Lalibela Ethiopian Restaurant and Bar

1111 S Hamilton Rd, Whitehall, OH 43227-1311
+1 614-235-5355
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1111 S Hamilton Rd, Whitehall, OH 43227-1311
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

We mostly eat the vegetarian platter there, and having dined at Cleveland Ethiopian restaurants, we decided that Lalibela was a lot better. The platter is way cheaper than Cleveland's, the portion size is adequate and the flavors are just amazing. The decor and ambience is...More

Thank 369adityag
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Berbere goodness coalesces perfectly with a spongy tang entranced by the scent roasting beans, misir wat O! Take me away!

Thank Greg P
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

My first time trying out Ethiopian food was good , unique experience. You eat this spongy type bread called injera that you use to pickup the food ( no utensils ) . The food can be spicy if preferred , dry or juicy . A...More

Thank tenantrep
Reviewed 12 February 2018

I had an experience eating at ethiopian restaurant before and it was wonderful. So this time i convince my friends from different state are on the business trip to Columbus to go and eat a dinner with me. It was well served with taste and...More

Thank Chandresh R
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

I’ve never dined in here but I get takeout quite often. I always receive friendly service on the phone and at pick up. Great food takes time so don’t be in a rush. Sometimes I have to wait on my takeout but they have a...More

Thank Sheri N
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

It was my first time eating Ethiopian cuisine. We ordered several dishes and shared among all. The tilapia and lamb were delicious. The cabbage and corn sides were also tasty for even those without a well rounded palate. The spinach is fermented I think. I...More

Thank sms74
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The Ethiopian food is tasty. The other things on the menu like spaghetti and the house salad, I wouldn't exactly go for, but if you must, try it. The building could use work, but I enjoyed eating this wonderful food.

Thank Shila I
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We went here for our first experience with Ethiopian cuisine, and came away anything but disappointed. The setting is plain and unpretentious, reflecting its role as an ethnic neighborhood bar, eatery and general hangout for folks of limited material means. Clients are largely Ethiopian locals,...More

Thank Cochon
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This was great food, friendly service, just slow, they must be a relaxed people. I'll be back. Their menu was full of great options, I had chicken that was fantastic and the beef was tender and very good.

Thank Dan W
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We visited this place with couple of friends. We did not know what to expect. Are we happy we went. We ordered three (vegetarian, chicken and lamb) dishes and shared it with all four of us. Each of them were delicious and unique. The service...More

Thank GCV1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:30 AM
9:00 AM - 2:30 AM
9:00 AM - 2:30 AM
9:00 AM - 2:30 AM
9:00 AM - 2:30 AM
9:00 AM - 2:30 AM
9:00 AM - 2:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1111 S Hamilton Rd, Whitehall, OH 43227-1311
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Whitehall
  • Phone Number: +1 614-235-5355
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