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Gojjo Bar & Restaurant

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4540 Baltimore Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19143-3705
+1 215-386-1444
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10:00 - 02:00
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Gojjo is my go to neighbor bar for my West Philadelphia friends and me. They have about seven beers on draught and bottles, including Daura, a gluten free beer. I hang out there about every two weeks, relaxing with friends, having a beer or two and eventually ordering one of the several Ethiopian dishes on the menu, like the kitfo,... More 

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Thank Ferdiadh
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed 12 December 2015

We organized a group dinner here. Arrived only to find no tables set up. It was as if the reservation we made never existed. They were just generally disorganized. The place is also woefully understaffed.The servers are nice but it takes forever for food to arrive. And here's the kicker-after all the delays and disorganization our party had to deal... More 

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Thank PhillyNaijaPros
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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140 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2015

This is a great place to go and spend an evening. You may work your way through multiple rounds of drinks before your food arrives--both the service and the kitchen are quite slow--but the final product is quite tasty for a good price. There are also some good Indian dishes on the menu. Yes, it's an Ethiopian restaurant, but there... More 

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Thank Michele M
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Very good Ethiopian Food. My favorite Dish is the Beef Tibs over rice spicy! I also enjoy the Beef Sambosa and the Ethiopian Cheese Steak. I eat at this place very often.

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Thank LMM2424
Baltimore, Maryland
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240 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2014

It is generally a bad sign when you walk in an " Ethiopian restaturant" and none of the people eating there or working there are Ethiopian. This is the case with Gojjo. The food is not goodconsidering this restaurant is located very close to at least 3 other restaurants that are tasty. The drinks were wayyy to strong. The music... More 

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Thank Travelergirl998
Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2014

The place is hit or miss and it seems to be more miss than hit. And the owners! The ownership is a disaster. I saw the owner ask a patron to leave simply because he claimed he did not like the way the patron looked at him!! Yes, it's an Ethiopian ownership and the owner is Ethiopian, but in the... More 

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Thank arrestea
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 January 2013

The pluses---the food is decent the outside area in the summer is really nice...in the winter time though its a dive...if you like that sort of thing then okay.. Service is always slow...beer is sometimes off, like they didn't clean the lines (from having bartended I know this is what it is) and some of the local characters are obnoxious...wish... More 

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Thank Docevska
Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
Reviewed 16 January 2012

I loved this bar!!! All my girls had a great time, got to meet so many new people!

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Thank Emma B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
African, Ethiopian
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 02:00
Monday
10:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 02:00
Thursday
10:00 - 02:00
Friday
10:00 - 02:00
Saturday
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4540 Baltimore Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19143-3705
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > University City
  • Neighbourhood: University City
  • Phone Number: +1 215-386-1444

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?