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910 W Main St
Durham, NC 27701
Phone: (919) 588-4660
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Photo of Ted T Ted T
May 28, 2019 5

I have never tried Ethiopian food before and was a little bit apprehensive. I'm so glad I did, this place is exceptional in every sense of the world! They were closing when I arrived but still took the time to make me some food to go. Super friendly staff and a beautiful bar and restaurant. They have a outdoor patio with live music for entertainment.

Photo of Ann Vogler Ann Vogler
Jun 7, 2019 5

Really enjoyed this Ethiopian restaurant! We ate with our hands and everything was delicious. I got a vegetarian entree and my husband got beef tibs. We got the top left starter (ha! Lentils in a pastry...) and it was so good. Loud space but a fun change of pace from other local joints.

Photo of Cee Will Cee Will
Apr 23, 2019 4

Service was a little slow. I arrived in between shifts. However the food was delicious. The server provided very detailed information and even offered a fork😄. The sanitation grade was a 98.5. Would definitely revisit.

Photo of Jason Lazarus Jason Lazarus
Apr 5, 2019 4

First time with Ethiopian food, but very nice. I was a little weirded out by eating with ones hands but you can ask for a fork. Make sure to ask for napkins. Very helpful staff if you need recommendations. It is spicy if that is an issue for you. All Fullsteam beers on tap, which is nice and a full bar.

Photo of Beverly El-Amin Beverly El-Amin
Apr 10, 2019 5

Definitely my new go-to weekly treat alone or with a friend. And there's live music sometimes too! Everything was great. The wait staff was accommodating and patiently answered our questions about unfamiliar dishes on the menu. The dining guests were friendly. One guest appropriately came to our table to inquire about my bald head and was civil enough to leave once our food arrived. It was an inviting conversation. My vegan food selections were perfectly seasoned and even my spicy dishes didn't bother my diva stomach at all. Good atmosphere, good food, good music across from Brightleaf Square downtown, Durham.

Photo of Karen Crawford Karen Crawford
Jun 22, 2019 5

Incredible food and service. Recommend the beef/chicken combo. An excellent way to sample the food. We know what yo get next time.

Photo of Lenore Hill Lenore Hill
Aug 20, 2019 5

We always celebrate the anniversary of our first date with Ethiopian food and last night, Goorsha was perfect! The vegetarian options were fantastic and better than ever before. Ginger iced tea and apple sambosas were also delicious treats. The service was excellent, too!

Photo of Joyce Cahoon Joyce Cahoon
Aug 5, 2019 5

So damn good. The spices are on point. Wish I lived closer so I could eat this every week. Great traditional Ethiopian food. Service is incredible as well

Photo of Sarah Catherine Sarah Catherine
Aug 13, 2019 5

Fantastic vegan selections! Great price point as well. Enjoy coming here perhaps more than I should....

Photo of Matt Lavin Matt Lavin
Jul 27, 2019 5

Loved it. The flavor of the lentils was very unique to me. I have no idea if it's authentic or not, but I'm looking forward to going back