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Gojo Ethiopian Restaurant

415 W Thompson Ln, Nashville, TN 37211-2212
+1 615-332-0710
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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“injera” (11 reviews)
“tibs” (5 reviews)
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
415 W Thompson Ln, Nashville, TN 37211-2212
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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

If you have a craving for Ethiopian, or just want to try it, this place will not disappoint. Food was delicious & very filling. I had the beef & lamb plus split peas and potatoes. All was very tasty. My wife had the Chickpeas, and...More

Thank H.G. H
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

It's been long since the last time I had Ethiopian food. Went here after all the raving reviews. Was kinda disappointing. There was hardly any flavor! I have no idea what every one is talking about. I've had better. The coffee served wasn't great either....More

Thank Msme310
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Food is always fresh and delicious. very healthy, feel good food. It's an explosion of East African flavors. The flare of presentation is representative of their culture.

Thank KandiH63
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Handicap Accessible - Their is a small step down (2 inches) into the restaurant that can be safely navigated. The food is great traditional Ethopian and you eat it with your fingers making mini-sandwiches from the injara(bread). There was plenty of the appetizer Yesga Sambusa...More

Thank Brad H
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Most think this is the best in town. My lunch today was excellent. I had Awaze Tibs, braised beef spiced with the ubiquitous berber powder. I ordered off menu but the buffet looked great, particularly if you want a variety of dishes.

Thank Kin C
Reviewed 17 June 2017

I had been wanting to try Ethiopian food for quite some time so I was delighted when we came across this place on your trip to Nashville. We ordered the Yesga Sambusa as an appetizer and had the Kitfo, Doro W'et, Shiro W'et, and Kik...More

Thank Psy_ghoul
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I would actually like to say that it is the best in the country, but that cannot be proven. What I CAN say is that when I visit this city, I always visit this restaurant. They have a buffet and make food to order. The...More

Thank ZJnsn
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Went on a short date night with my husband because we love to try new foods. We thought everything we tried was fantastic! We actually preferred the vegetarian items over the meat dishes, although everything was very good. Service was on point and professional. Restaurant...More

Thank Lezlie K
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We went here with a group of friends, about 12 of us, and the Gojo took good care of us. The menu is authentic Ethiopian and you can pick you level of heat. There is meat or you can go vegan. The spices are aromatic...More

Thank Charles B
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

First and foremost the food here was great tasting. We've looked long and hard to find injera that is just a touch sour which we suspect is more traditional and tasty. Also we always eat vegetarian and always get the vegetarian sampler platter. We loved...More

Thank Paolo F
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Susan J
11 October 2017|
Response from KandiH63 | Reviewed this property |
you might want to look at their menu online but I can't think of anything that would have gluten in it. Their bread is unleavened
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 415 W Thompson Ln, Nashville, TN 37211-2212
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Davidson County  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-332-0710
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