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2149 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia V5N 4B3, Canada
+1 604-216-1060
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good46%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2149 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia V5N 4B3, Canada
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

So, my partner and I found ourselves in Vancouver recently and we had a hankering for some good Ethiopian cuisine. As such, we made our way to Fassil (see my earlier review on this site) only to find it closed for some mysterious reason despite...More

Thank PookyCake
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Never had ethiopian food, but it was very yummy. Even our girls loved it. Was great to taste home style cooking, of a cuisine that we have never had before. Must try!

Thank chloegsr
Reviewed 19 December 2017

For some reason the restaurant likes to use an incense lately ( like the ones they use in church ) to enhance the atmosphere...They did not do this in the past, it used to be a really nice restaurant. All this would be fine, if...More

Thank Suzanna765
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Went here when we got turned off by one of the other Commercial Drive restaurants where they were trying to be so artificially cool that we couldn’t take it no more. This restaurant is fi real. Good food and friendly service. Eat with your hands....More

Thank F C
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Walking along the bustling and eclectic Commercial Drive, we decided we wanted Ethiopian for dinner after an afternoon of shopping and a pre-dinner cocktail at a pub nearby. Decided to try Harambe after passing by numerous places and were glad we did. Tried their 'meat'...More

Thank jamezyjamez
Reviewed 10 July 2017

My daughters told us about this place and so we ventured out to give Ethiopian food a try for the first time for us. We did not regret it. The place is not fancy, but they had wonderful artful paintings on the wall, many for...More

Thank BobM08
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

This was the first time me and my wife ever tried Ethiopian food and didn't know whether or not we would like it. With encouragement from my friend in Vancouver we decided to take the plunge. The restaurant is located in commercial drive and the...More

Thank sanjaydutta
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We've had Ethiopian food before, and we thought this place was pretty good. We had chicken with tomato and three vege dishes - lentils, spinach, mixed, and they were all complex and tasty although perhaps the chicken was a bit oily. The house white was...More

Thank CLT725
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We came to Harambe for our date dinner. My hubby and I love Traditional Ethiopian food and have been to many Ethiopian restaurants as well as had home made Ethiopian food. We ordered veggies and doro watt. When it was served to us it tasted...More

Thank guest-reviewer2016
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I love sharing when I find a good Ethiopian restaurant! I got take out but they prepared it so well and so generously. The food was delicious.The waitress was so professional and encouraged me to come back and experience a dine in evening. I will...More

Thank IslandLife97
Commercial Drive
Commercial Drive, also called "The Drive," comprises
of twelve sauntering blocks of modest and unfussy
counter-culture. Straddling the line between
sophisticated and unadorned, it is favoured by
students, artists, writers, designers, and start-ups,
and suffused throughout with a healthy off-beat
counter-culture. The kind of neighbourhood which
well-springs thought-revolutions and has the odd bit
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2149 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia V5N 4B3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Commercial Drive
  • Neighbourhood: Commercial Drive
  • Phone Number: +1 604-216-1060
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