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Horn of Africa

5237 NE M L King Blvd, Portland, OR 97211-3235
+1 503-331-9844
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
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“bread” (2 reviews)
Opens in 29 min
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
5237 NE M L King Blvd, Portland, OR 97211-3235
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Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

The staff is so nice here and the food is great! Flavors and textures are spot on and delicious. We will be coming back! Even my three year old loved it!

Thank paintingirish
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Found out about Horn of Africa through Groupon. We had never tried African cuisine before, so we decided to try it out. My wife could not make it, so my 21-year old son and I went. He is a foodie anyway, so this worked out...More

Thank scubawakeboarder
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Wow you talk about great food an good service . Different type of culture style of dish was amazing. Good for people who are Vegan an for regular it's just an all around great place to try out .

Thank Shaun W
Reviewed 15 July 2016

My wife and I ate at Horn of Africa for our anniversary dinner. W'ed never had Ethiopian food before, though I've eaten at quite a few North African and Lebanese restaurants. We got there just as they opened for dinner, so we were the only...More

Thank rickh57
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

This a wonderful Ethiopian place with such an nice owner that will talk about how the food is prepared and his home country.

Thank Anneliese K
Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

This place was amazing. The food was incredible: authentic, and made from scratch. I was shocked when the food came out as to how good it was. The owner even made us these little pumpkin donut holes also, which were just amazing. My family blew...More

Thank ShaneKolby
Reviewed 19 April 2015

I've been to the Horn several times over the years and it's never disappointed, though I must let the Northwesterner know that this is truly authentic. In other words, don't be in a typical HURRY because everything is cooked FRESH and as soon as you...More

Thank JerryandJina E
Reviewed 20 February 2015 via mobile

Horn of Africa brings a journey of wonderful flavors and hospitality to enjoy. The food is fantastic. There are many options for carnivores, vegetarians, and vegans. Best falafel EVER. The homemade chai tea with milk is out of this world. The service here is very...More

Thank SJPrice
Reviewed 17 February 2014

We went this past Saturday for Valentines Day. We got there, just as they opened in a pouring down rain.We were warmly greeted and made to feel right at home. We came for the experience of the food and were not disappointed. We sampled the...More

Thank tangojvg
Reviewed 2 November 2013

Excellent quality food, deeply flavored with African spices. The red lentil veggie entree and the chicken with beri-beri sauce had some of the best, most intense flavors I've had in a long time. I was skeptical about the salmon with Zanzibar spices, but it also...More

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Restaurant Details

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11:00 - 14:30
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17:00 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5237 NE M L King Blvd, Portland, OR 97211-3235
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-331-9844
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