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Massawa

Osborne, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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Ranked #394 of 1,334 Restaurants in Winnipeg
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Ethiopian
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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71% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
Winnipeg, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Amazing amazing amazing! We were told before we ordered that there would be a wait for our food due to that they make everything by hand! My husband and I could not believe how incredilble good the food, and staff were. We are looking forward to going back and might just have to make it our go to place!

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Winnipeg, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Decided to check this place out as I love ethnic food and have had Ethiopian/Eritrean a few times. Very pleased! Food took about 30 minutes, which is pretty good by Ethiopian food standards, and was delicious. Waitress was attentive, courteous and prompt. Prices were great! I recommend the "B" combo. A definite recommendation in my books.

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Fargo, North Dakota
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35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

You'll end up waiting for your food to come to the table, but it's definitely worth the wait. Best Ethiopian food between Minneapolis and the North Pole.

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Winnipeg, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Went with a few friends for a night out, food was great, service was better. Certainly coming back!!! Definitely not a place to come for a quick meal, but the whole experience truly was lovely, and the server was a doll.

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winnipeg
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75 reviews 75 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

had a large group attend this restaurant for a celebration. The place was dark and hot, service was incredibly un-attentive and we were the only group fir the majority of our 3 hour stay, Trying to get a cold glass of water was near impossible, most often it was super warm, no ice and when several of us asked for... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Like many of the other reviewers have already stated, you can expect to wait a bit for the food. The reason for that is quite simple: The owner / lady who makes the food is the ONLY person cooking in that kitchen and she makes it all from scratch. Plus, every time I've attended, there has usually only been a... More

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Winnipeg
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

My husband and I have been eating at Massawa for years, but it had been a while since our last visit. We were reminded why we started eating there as soon as the first bite hit our lips! The food is always so flavorful and delicious. This time we went on a Tuesday evening and it was not busy in... More

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Moorhead, Minnesota
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

My husband and I went to Massawa for dinner, and we were SO hungry! We had no idea that we would have to wait over an hour for our supper to be served. In fact, we waited for over an hour, and then we paid for the tea that I had ordered and enjoyed and left before our food made... More

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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

Love this place! Go with people you enjoy to pass the time while you wait. Scratch food takes time and at Massawa, it is definitely worth the wait! Great flavours and cultural experience. We have been several times and will always enjoy this Winnipeg treasure.

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Winnipeg
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5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

This restaurant has been tucked up and out of the way in Osborne Village for many years. I have now enjoyed two suppers there this year, with friends(regulars I might add) and family and friends visiting from out of town. It has visually come along way from the white walled, metal chaired decor, of my first experience many a moon... More

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