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Bete Lukas

2504 SE 50th Ave, Portland, OR 97206-1562
+1 503-477-8778
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“injera” (11 reviews)
“eggplant” (5 reviews)
“bread” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2504 SE 50th Ave, Portland, OR 97206-1562
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1 - 10 of 47 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Bete Lucas while in Portland for my daughter’s graduation from college. I lived in Portland for about 6 years around 30 (gasp) years ago and used to go to Jarra’s, a bastion of Ethiopian food back then, and a Reed college favorite. Mr....More

Thank Rob A
Reviewed 12 January 2018

My first time having ethiopian. Our waiter was hilarious and made us feel at home. He basically ordered for us and did not disappoint, loved all of it, except maybe the kale dish. Very nice setting as well.

Thank AdamKau91
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We ordered the meat combo, the veg combo, the eggplant and the lamb dishes. They came out family style (one big platter with injera folded up the sides and under the items. We all 4 dug in and stuffed our faces. I tried all of...More

1  Thank sealrocker
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Bete Lukas is a find! A family run restaurant, service is personable and quick, the father(?) a humorous and quick man. Recommended to us by our vegetarian friend who comes to the restaurant all the time. We had a table of seven, which they had...More

Thank JamzRocks
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This is the best Ethiopian food I've eaten anywhere in the world. The family that runs it is so friendly and accommodating. The patriarch has unconventional sense of humor I think other reviewers have mistaken for something unintended. We always get the same waitress and...More

Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent ! Friendly atmosphere and good food. Spicy but not over the top. Six of us enjoyed two combo platters and it was plenty. Loved the bread.

Thank Louiseida
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This place is so good. We always get the mix plater that we can all share..Amazing flavor so. The owner family run restaurant are such nice, friendly people.

Thank Jan L
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Put your culinary fate in Peter's hands and he'll help you choose a lovely meal suited your your tables palates and keep you interested with his dry sense of humor. This sets you up for a lovely evening of shared food and geniality.

1  Thank AllMimsy
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Great homemade food. Mounds of injera, interesting creative mix with eggplant and beet stews with the standard kikk and miser wot. All the delicious flavor without the hours of work. Great atmosphere and beer list. Great for families and a group of friends getting together,...More

Thank tiredandtravelled
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing food and excellent service! I've been to many Ethiopian places and this is definitely one of the best. So good!

Thank SabbaticalDream
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2504 SE 50th Ave, Portland, OR 97206-1562
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-477-8778
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