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East Africa

5893 Rue Sherbrooke W,, Montreal, Quebec H4A 1X6, Canada
+1 514-419-7165
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible21%
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“bread” (7 reviews)
“cooked fresh” (2 reviews)
“amazing food” (4 reviews)
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Ethiopian, African, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
5893 Rue Sherbrooke W,, Montreal, Quebec H4A 1X6, Canada
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

A tiny little hole-in-the-wall place, run by an older couple, very modest and unassuming. You don't come here for a luxury experience, you come for the amazing food! It takes a long time to prepare, so come ready to wait an hour or two, but...More

Thank Canadian_traveler124
Reviewed 22 January 2018

A friend reserved and ordered for 6 of us in advanced and by the time we got there, we waited for about an hour. We knew this would happen though since we read the reviews online and we were late as well so no complaints...More

Thank Justin J
Reviewed 14 July 2017

This place is so frustrating because the food is very good. The wait time to be served your food is anywhere from 1 to 2 hours! This applies even when the place is empty. They often do not have many of the items on the...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We had driven all the way from Saranac Lake, NY. primarily to eat Ethiopian here as we do not have an Ethiopian restaurant where we live. 2.5 hours each way, we had called when we were arriving in the city-no answer. Arrived and parked near...More

Thank Attila_The_Hutt
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We really enjoyed our experience--the food was amazingly tasty...and spicy! The service was great--this is a cozy little restaurant with a low-key, relaxed vibe,

Thank Meghan S
Reviewed 27 December 2016

A small, simple, family-run restaurant that serves authentic Ethiopian cuisine. Amazing food - all the flavours were wonderful. Better (and cheaper) than Blue Nile! We were a large group (the restaurant opened on Christmas day just for us.) A fun eating experience: a huge plate...More

Thank Vic28
Reviewed 25 November 2016

This is my first time writing a second review for a place, but I just couldn't help myself. I've always known the basic facts about this place: it's incredibly slow, the owners are sort of strange, etc etc. I've reconciled myself to that fact, however...More

2  Thank Maddiemtl
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Sweet Ethiopian couple where the wife makes these large breads in which you put your food ... there's no utensils you rip the bread and grab your food with it! Great experience for my daughter! Plus, the food is excellent.

Thank Kathleen Y
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Ok. If you are looking for good looking restaurant where they serve you as soon as you seated, and try to attend to your every need, this isnt it. But if you are looking for a Mom &Pop style place that serves authentic very very...More

1  Thank Veronick D
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

We love this restaurant. We come armed with a case of beer prepared to wait. By the time the food arrives we are happy, starved and never disappointed. A great place to bond with friends. No utensils required. AMY.

Thank Ingrid B
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5893 Rue Sherbrooke W,, Montreal, Quebec H4A 1X6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal
  • Phone Number: +1 514-419-7165
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