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Zoma Ethiopian Restaurant

2240 Lee Rd, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118-3441
+1 216-465-3239
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good12%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“injera” (7 reviews)
“beef stew” (2 reviews)
“sampler plate” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2240 Lee Rd, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118-3441
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Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

I think this is my first time trying Ethiopian food but will definitely try again. It was quite far from where I was staying at but was highly recommended so I had to go and try. I had the beef stew and it came with...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank rosen32
Reviewed August 18, 2018

We ate the "traditional" way: with large pancake-type flatbreads in the middle, piles of stews on top, and mini flatbreads to scoop up the food. If we wanted, we could have eaten with forks and plates, but the experience we had was shared, fun and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Rebecca G
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Stopped by yesterday for lunch after visiting Cleveland Clinic. My husband and I shared a combo plate. I loved the cabbage dish as well as the red lentil. My husband loved the beef stew. All very good. The owner made us a pot of Ethiopian...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Katrina T
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

I REALLY love the food and the service is great as well! As a vegan going out can be very challenging... Zoma took all that away with their veggie only platter and gluten free options!!! We went once for lunch last month and I returned...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank LewisMommy7
Reviewed April 30, 2018

We've enjoyed every dish we've ordered at Zoma. My husband and I usually share a combo of several vegetarian dishes served on and eaten with spongy injera bread. On our most recent visit, I was looking forward to the green beans and carrot dish; it...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Patricia H
Reviewed April 7, 2018

Three of us had lunch here. Two of us were visiting from Florida. My husband is familiar with Ethiopian food, having lived there while in the Peace Corps. The owner greeted us and asked if it was our first time trying Ethiopian food. We ordered...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank Ellison O
Reviewed November 10, 2017

Zoma Ethiopian Restaurant offers an easy introduction to a cuisine not regularly available in Cleveland. The restaurant is clean, food good, and service excellent. For those not familiar with Ethiopian food there is ample description in the menu to demystify each dish and directions on...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank SMHNEOhio
Reviewed September 23, 2017

This recently opened Ethiopian restaurant is a friendly, welcoming place to eat. They offer a range of dishes, satisfying to everyone from carnivore to vegetarian. If you like it hot, both the dipping sauce (like for the samosas) and the spicy dishes have a great...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank wanderingourmand
Reviewed September 11, 2017

The food was different but the taste was just OK. The kale was mostly stems-the part I hate the most. The cabbage was good but not great. The others were just okay. I had take out so maybe staying in would be a different experience.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank xcapeohio
Reviewed August 4, 2017

My daughter and I have enjoyed lunch here several times whenever we are anywhere near Lee Rd. We order the same thing every time . Is is that good ! Our order: a platter of injera ( Ethiopian bread) topped with wonderfully seasoned portions of...More

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank margaret m
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $19
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2240 Lee Rd, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118-3441
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 216-465-3239
"Once you taste-you are ours " This ancient cusine offers a wide variety of options from vegetarian, vegan and meat dishes, all of them distinctive, tasty and aromatic. The key to all the dishes are the spices.
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