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1279 Hastings St E, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1S4, Canada
+1 604-253-2986
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  • Average0%
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  • Terrible5%
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“injera” (7 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
African, Ethiopian
$$ - $$$
1279 Hastings St E, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1S4, Canada
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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

If you have not had Ethiopian food before, try this place. It is a surprisingly wonderful experience. Great food, wonderful service. And yes - location in no way reflects the quality of experience.

Thank charles h
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Super friendly staff. The online ordering through YP made ordering very simple. After going to pick up the food I as a little disappointed we were not eating in. The atmosphere looked great. We got the food home and loved the taste. We would definitely...More

Thank Stevenkmacneil
Reviewed 11 March 2017

I recently had the opportunity to attend an event catered by the friendly folks at Axum. This was my first foray into Ethiopian cuisine and I am happy to say that it will not be my last. The variety of dishes was outstanding as was...More

Thank Avinash M
Reviewed 23 January 2017

I co-worker recommended this place. I am so glad he did.My brother-in-law had the Awaze Tibs. My wife had the Yebeg Alicha Wat and I had the Doro Tibs hot. I tried my the two other items that were ordered both were good. Mine was...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We had dinner after a long day. Just delicious. Tender meat. Perfectly spiced veggies. Smiling service. Reasonable price. And there was live music. My son played African drum in accompaniment.

Thank CaliforniaFellow
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Six of us came for lunch, we ordered the vegetarian platter, lamb and fish. We all shared and ate with our hands. We all enjoyed everything. Cool experience.

1  Thank coco-nut59
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We ordered 4 vegetarian dishes, chicken and beef - and they were so plentiful we had enough for 6 more people to eat the next day! This place is tiny, and it would appear only the locals know about it. It's in a strip mall,...More

1  Thank Colleen L
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and good service, Ethiopian music, nice atmosphere. Felt like being back in Ethiopia, which was amazing! Really love the place.

1  Thank Sabine L
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Great food and a cozy environment. We had a great experience there eating with our own hands. I really recommend.

1  Thank viniciuspecanha
Reviewed 20 January 2016

If only I've been to other Ethiopian ones to compare to but so far, pretty impressed with overall atmosphere, decor, value and of course, the food. Have driven by here hundreds of times by Hastings, trying to beat that red light at Clark, but I...More

1  Thank MonkySpot
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1279 Hastings St E, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1S4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver
  • Phone Number: +1 604-253-2986
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