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Jebena Cafe

1510 NE 117th St, Seattle, WA 98125-5139
+1 206-365-0757
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible20%
Travellers talk about
“lamb” (2 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
“lentils” (2 reviews)
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10:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. Hours
Ethiopian, African
$$ - $$$
1510 NE 117th St, Seattle, WA 98125-5139
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Reviewed December 8, 2017

My husband and I split the Jebena Combination, which was a sampling of many of their delicious dishes. It is plenty of food for a cheap date. The owner is one of the friendliest business owners I have ever met. She had such personal concern...More

Thank EverydayBanana
Reviewed September 22, 2017

Very tasty and flavorful ....freshly made meat combo of lamb,ground beef served on injira(Ethiopian) with two types of lentils,salad,cheese and a chick pea sauce to be shared by two guests served by the lady/owner who always has a smile on her face and who makes...More

Thank adeledupre
Reviewed July 17, 2017

It's so much easier to review a place when there's something wrong. Here, virtually nothing was. The food is stellar and the prices are reasonable. OK, if I had a quibble? The service is a little erratic. But the atmosphere is very laid-back, and so...More

Thank Bisbeticone
Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

Me and my daughter were sick all day after having lunch here we orderd the meat combo then we both got very sick , never coming back here again ever .

1  Thank Ashu A
Reviewed April 25, 2017

This is our family's favorite local restaurant, and where we take most of our visiting friends and family, especially if they're vegetarian. Martha, the owner, is the most gracious hostess ever, and Jebena has maintained its quality despite her battle with cancer over the past...More

Thank Nicole M
Reviewed February 23, 2016

My daughter and granddaughter had never experienced Ethiopian food. So we agreed to try the Jebena Cafe. Although I had eaten at the other Ethiopian restaurant nearby this would be our first visit to the Jebena Cafe in the Northgate neighborhood of Seattle. I was...More

Thank yamhill
Reviewed December 11, 2015

This is a very nice Ethiopian restaurant. The service is the excellent and the owner is very friendly. The injera is not too sour and the veggies are very fresh. The fried fish is delicious. The vegetarian combo was excellent. The food tastes homemade not...More

Thank Skelzie B
Reviewed December 10, 2015

The interior of this restaurant is green, warm and inviting, as are the owners. The food is expertly prepared, delicious, and has good presentation. The amount of Injera is amazingly generous. I had the Qey Wot, the beef tibs, red and yellow lentils, and spinach....More

Thank Oliver S
Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

As a family of 3 we split the meat combo and had the fried injera appetizer. All were amazing and the owner came to talk to us.

Thank Brooke G
Reviewed June 14, 2015

We loved the warm, casual and unpretentious atmosphere here. The food was fresh and very flavorful -- lots of spice and no watered-down heat. The owners were very kind and welcoming. No pushiness - we felt like we could have lingered forever talking. They make...More

Thank gatos-del-mundo
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1510 NE 117th St, Seattle, WA 98125-5139
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-365-0757
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