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Messob Ethiopian Cuisine

1109 McKenzie St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 2W1, Canada
+1 250-382-1501
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
17 Nov 2017
“Delicious and nutritious!”
28 Sep 2017
“Excellent injera!”
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African, Ethiopian
1109 McKenzie St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 2W1, Canada
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

Vegetarian combo was excellent and just the right size for a dinner. Flavourful, tasty, delicious! I am looking forward to a return visit.

Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 29 September 2017

What a nice discovery! Tucked on a side street in the Cook Street Village. Veggie or meat combo plates.

Thank ancientmoods
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Messob is a very small Ethiopian eatery located in the Cook Street Village Food Court (basically a house converted into a compact food court). As such, it is your classic hole-in-a-wall type place. But you know what they say about “holes in the wall” –...More

Thank PookyCake
Reviewed 25 December 2016

This is a nice place with good service and good food, but the last two times we have driven into Victoria from out of town to eat there, it was closed. (I had even tried several times to call ahead to make sure it would...More

2  Thank Dan K
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Food was excellent, at a quiet little spot. The lady behind the counter was very pleasant. I've eaten here several times, I always feel full and satisfied

Thank wheelsofinfinity
Reviewed 9 May 2016

This is a very small, food vendor counter just off of the main Cook Street Village center on Cook Street. It's located in a long, narrow building that also has a Mexican and a coffee counter. There are only a few tables next to Messob,...More

Thank Nigel T
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Although hidden away at the back of a little mall on the left at the bottom of Cook St., it is worth hunting down. It has a few chairs, a little stand, and is not fine dining. The plate you'll receive will have a thin...More

Thank Travelling_gal2013
Reviewed 30 January 2016

This restaurant is at the back of an old house that has been remodeled into a small food court. We ordered Kay Wut and the spicy meat platter, both really good. The lady running it was helpful and friendly. I will go back.

1  Thank Dan K
Reviewed 7 May 2012 via mobile

Great for an easy Ethiopian meal.... Not a sits own place, but a cute little counter that shares common seating in a sunny patio.

Thank veritasveritas
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  • Address: 1109 McKenzie St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 2W1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Fairfield
  • Neighbourhood: Fairfield
  • Phone Number: +1 250-382-1501
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