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Rendez Vous Ethiopian

1408 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M4J 1M9, Canada
(416) 469-2513‎
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Ranked #505 of 6,638 Restaurants in Toronto
Price range: $8 - $12
Cuisines: Ethiopian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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90% Recommend
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The staff, the food and the atmosphere make it easy to spend hours at Rendezvous Restaurant, I hope to go back again soon!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Wine list that doesn't accommodate . Tough beef . Cockroach on the wall . The worst part of the cockroach was the server's casual attitude . She pointed to the open front door with a patio and simply stated " it must have come from outside " . No apology and a very indifferent attitude . Yes ! We paid... More

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Lunenburg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

If you like Ethiopian food, you cannot go wrong here. This is a great spot. We went on a Tuesday evening and the restaurant was almost full. Nice and simple atmosphere. Good service. Food was amazing. We ordered 4 dishes between 3 of us and left absolutely stuffed. The Doro Wat was the best I have ever had. Drinks and... More

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Toronto, Canada
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32 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

My sister and I took our parents here for our birthday dinner. We were not disappointed. I have tried several Ethiopian restaurants in Toronto and I had the best experience here. Waitresses are very friendly, there is a lady who I think is the owner who I noticed walking around and seemed to know a lot of the patrons there.... More

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Toronto, Canada
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158 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

I think the name Rendez Vous goes back to when this was an Italian restaurant, a history embedded in the floor, which has a mosaic map of Italy. But the name is perfect; this is a rendez vous where Ethiopians in the heart if Little Ethiopia gather to enjoy jazz and soccer in the background and beautifully-prepared Ethiopian food in... More

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Toronto, Canada
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50 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014 via mobile

This place is a find; it's not too big or too small and the servers are attentive and helpful without being intrusive. I have had Ethiopian food in many places before and I was happily surprised by the quality and quantity- no one leaves hungry. The tables are not on top of each other and the orange lighting is kind... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

In a neighbourhood full of Ethopian places, this one stands out for its friendly people and delicious food. No wonder the place is packed with Ethopian and Eritrean expats. We shared an enormous platter veg dishes, chicken, lamb and beef. Everything was fragrant, tasty and cooked with care. The staff were friendly, helpful and made great recommendations. The room itself... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

We live in little Ethiopia and we keep going to two restaurants of the many choices we have in our neighbourhood. Rendez Vous vegetarian platter is flavourful and great value. They have a patio out front which is good for people watching while having dinner. Their wine list is limited but that tends to be the norm for most of... More

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Northborough, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2011

This was one of the best Ethiopian restaurants we have dined at. We had their meat combination and their vegetable combination. Every thing was delicious, every thing tasted different and had different textures. Lots of food at a resonable price. Very good service in pleasant suroundings. Next time we visit Toronto, we will be back!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2010

Fantastic Ethiopian food! The last time I had the tibs I could not believe how delicious it was; I also live the misr wot. They can also cook the kitfo slightly if you're leery of raw meat - try it, it's worth it! My boyfriend is Ethiopian and it's one of the only Ethiopian restaurants in Toronto that gets a... More

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