We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Gojo Restaurant

1261 W San Carlos St, San Jose, CA 95126-3443
+1 408-295-9546
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good30%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“injera” (4 reviews)
“veggie combo” (2 reviews)
“beef” (3 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
1261 W San Carlos St, San Jose, CA 95126-3443
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (10)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is a small hole in the wall place on a busy San Jose street. But don't let appearances deceive you, it serves amongst the best Ethiopian food I have eaten in the U.S. We ordered meat and veggie combo platters with choices for...More

Thank Ismailbandook
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

The fud was good and loved the idea of everyone having from a single plate !! Nice place to hangout with friends :-) beef n chicken were delicious !

Thank Nithu J
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have been coming here for 6+ years and the food has always been consistently good. We've tried several dishes, but once we found our favorite, we started getting that each time. I get the Kei Wot and he gets the Gomen...More

Thank LadieLincoln521
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We had a very enjoyable time of food and fellowship with our Bible Study group today. Our host, Andu, was very accommodating. Our group of 12 pre-ordered, so our wait time was very short. Some dishes are very spicy, so when placing the order I...More

Thank JoAnn T
Reviewed 9 November 2013 via mobile

Gojo is a quick go to place for some good hearty Ethiopian food; the place is generally buzzing with life, and he owner is very helpful and quick wiyh the order. Their portion size seems to have decreased (boo hoo), but it's still just as...More

Thank humming-rye
Reviewed 12 September 2013

We love this place. It is definitely one of our favorite places to eat. We are in love with their veggie combo dish... the lentils, collard greens and injera are top in our list. But if you rather have meat, check out their lamb or...More

Thank sejs2007
Reviewed 11 March 2012

Wonderful place - family run, unpretentious, really, really good food, and phenomenal value. The Kitfo here (ground beef with spices) - raw - is my favorite. If you enjoy that (or even rare or medium rare), try the Gored Gored as well - cubes of...More

1  Thank The_JohnnyB
Reviewed 30 November 2011

Where to begin....The yellow lentils, the beef in ginger sauce, the lamb with greens...my mouth is watering! You must try the honey wine as it compliments the spicy food. I'm also a huge fan of this place because they offer gluten free injera. Super friendly...More

1  Thank chrisboykin22
A TripAdvisor reviewer on Facebook
Fuzhou, China
Reviewed 10 November 2008

So friendly, such good food and great service. I can't be out of town for more than a week and I start to crave this place. One of my all time favourites!!

1  Thank A TripAdvisor reviewer on Facebook
Nearby Restaurants
Greenlee's Bakery
26 reviews
.93 km away
11 reviews
.87 km away
Habana Cuba
60 reviews
.23 km away
The Breakfast Club at Midtown
6 reviews
.39 km away
Nearby Attractions
Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum
663 reviews
1.55 km away
SAP Center
561 reviews
1.29 km away
J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines
84 reviews
1.19 km away
Guadalupe River Park
37 reviews
1.56 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Gojo Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1261 W San Carlos St, San Jose, CA 95126-3443
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-295-9546
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing