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Bolé Ethiopian Cuisine & Bolé Express is named after the neighborhood in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where co-owners Solomon Haile and Rekik Abaineh were born and raised. Located in Como (near the state fairgrounds), Bolé Ethiopian Cuisine is a fine-dining establishment recognized for the exquisite meals that many bond over. Bolé Express is located in the Seward community and is an extension of our passion and dedication to make the globally celebrated Ethiopian culinary culture more accessible to the community we serve. Our express location is a quick-service restaurant that values authentic taste, speed of service & healthy options for our customers.

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Bolé is the area’s favorite Ethiopian restaurant for exquisite Ethiopian food. At Bolé we are committed to providing the excellence that our customers expect when they walk through the door. Our chefs pride themselves in preparing only the finest quality meals. Whether you’re craving mild or spicy, sweet or savory, light or heavy, vegetarian or loaded with meat, our menu has it all.

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All entrées are prepared with the finest ingredients that are delicately blended with warm, zesty spices to deliver the full flavor of authentic Ethiopian cuisine to the Twin Cities community! Reservations are only available for our fine-dining location in St. Paul.




Bolé Ethiopian Cuisine - Como

1341 Pascal St. N
St. Paul, MN

Bolé Express - Seward

2111 E. Franklin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN


Bolé Ethiopian Cuisine - Como

Tue, Weds, Thur, Fri, Sat, Sun
10:00am - 10:00pm

Bolé Express - Seward

Mond, Tue, Weds, Thur, Fri, Sat, Sun
11:00am - 7:00pm