We went to this restaurant for the first time, with the Veg Meetup group. The restaurant had arranged a buffet for us -- essentially all of the $8 veg menu items. They were generous with the food -- at other meetups, the restaurant let the dishes run out -- there was plentiful injera and lots of all of the other food, so people could fill their plates and get seconds if wanted.
Our meal consisted of spinach, cabbage and carrot, green beans, mild split peas, mushrooms, and spicy split red lentils. I particularly liked the spinach and spicy red lentils. I think the spinach was a favourite all around. Others, who were not used to spices, liked the mild yellow split peas. These were also nice, but somewhat generic.
As mentioned, all of the above are $8 on the regular menu. You can also order a "veg selection" choosing any 4 of them for $10. They have a couple of $10 dishes including marinated portobello mushroom.
For our group, there was a guy doing live music. Not sure if this is always the case. There was someone just helping out for the evening, doing his very best. They were attentive to filling water glasses.
There is a small parking lot (shared with an auto shop during the day) and free parking on the street; also on bus routes. Very easy to find. Bathroom was clean. Decor is fairly standard, not inspiring but pleasant enough. They seemed to have a full bar but we just drank Diet Coke with lime.
Can't comment on the non-veg items. However, we were so impressed with the spinach and red lentils, we will return just to eat these again. Looking forward to going by ourselves/with friends, rather than in a huge group.
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