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Sheba Ethiopian Restaurant

418 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Downtown Toronto)
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English first
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I absolutely enjoyed the food and atmosphere at Sheba! I enjoy the fact that they carry a type of honey wine that is close to the homemade versions you find in Ethiopia. Great, great atmosphere with warm and sincere staff and the food is excellent. The location is convenient and easily accessible from downtown hotels. Another great reasonably priced Ethiopian... More

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Iowa City, Iowa
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79 reviews 79 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

This was part of a conference I attended in Toronto- the option to dine around the world. I chose Ethiopian and was given instructions to walk to Sheba. The restaurant is simple, but clean and comfortable. The waitress was very nice and attentive, bringing Ethiopian honey wine, beer and keeping our water glasses full. We split plates between four people... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Pros: I came here for lunch on a Saturday with my boyfriend. The restaurant was not full but there were a few people there. I ordered the vegetarian sample platter and it was very good. Cons: The service was very slow. I accidentley left my scarf on the chair and came back that evening to see if it was there.... More

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Cosenza, Italy
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21 reviews 21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Very nice restaurant with very good Ethiopian food. This was my first time in an Ethiopian restaurant and I enjoyed very much the Injera and the fact that you eat without cutlery. The food was very tasty. My boyfriend and I went here for lunch with a coupon 25% off but we were forced to take one vegetarian and one... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Love the food at Sheba , best Ethiopian restaurant I visit in Toronto. Authentic atmosphere , great service , delicious coffe . Will definitely come back !

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

I have visited a number of other Ethiopian restaurants in Toronto. While many have very good food, Sheba is the one I go to most regularly. For those who want to taste a variety of dishes, the customizable veggie or veggie and meat platters are ideal, and offer a great introduction to Ethiopian cuisine for beginners. For those who want... More

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Toronto
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87 reviews 87 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

The restaurant was simple; the service efficient - but at the end of the day the food was the weak link. It was bland; the meat very chewy and various sauces nondescript! The friendly staff could not mitigate this weakness.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

The food was very tasty and flavorful; spicy, but not too hot... just right. My only negative comment is that the meat (beef) was a little tough. It didn't bother me much, but I would have given them a 5 if the meat was just a bit more tender.. at least I know they didn't use meat tenderizers. The bread... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

I try Ethiopian restaurants in cities all over the world. Sheba of Toronto managed to top the list for flavor. The service and location were also great. They have indoor and outdoor seating. This is as good as it gets.

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Markham, Canada
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74 reviews 74 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Sheba is located close to Kensington where there is a pedestrian street with lots of interesting restaurants and shops. The food is of excellent quality and well priced for the downtown area. we tried the vegetarian platter which had about 5 veggie dishes served on a bed of injera. be prepared to eat with your hands as no cutlery is... More

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