Hearty stews and veg platters with tangy injera are a few of the Ethiopian staples found at these Oakland spots. We analyzed the top blogs, restaurant review sites, and food blogs to find the best Ethiopian spots in town. Wash down an Insta worthy Mahaberawi platter with Ethiopian beer at one of these great Oakland restaurants.
We know how time consuming it can be to find the best Ethiopian restaurants in Oakland. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 3104661 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 28808 restaurants, and 1901 lists and articles from top sources like Eater, Michelin Guide and Hoodline. These top contenders have appeared in Eater - Where to Eat and Drink in Temescal, Michelin Guide - The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal (2019) and Hoodline - The 5 best Ethiopian spots in Oakland, ranked. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.
Experts suggest pairing kifto with a glass of crisp Chenin Blanc, a white wine that cuts the wine's tartness while the wine makes the stew taste spicier.
When considering how to best enjoy your yebeg llicha, we would highlight how well a glass of Syrah complements the dish as it marries the richness of the dish.
Experts often pair waze tibs with a glass of Cune Rioja, a popular red wine.
wat is one of the most popular dishes in Ethiopia, often prepared with stewed lamb or goat.
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