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Sheba Ethiopian Restaurant

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418 College St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1T3, Canada
4169635527
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

We love Sheba, the food is amazing, the service might seem slow but when you think about every dish is made to order, it is well worth the wait! Their Yebeg Tibs and Miser Wot are our go to dishes every time, as much as we've tried almost every other dish in their menu... the injera is fresh, moist and... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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63 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

Went to the location of this restaurant with the intention of dining at the Persian restaurant next door. Noticed this place and decided to check out the menu in the window. The owner came out and convinced us to give them a try. Over all I'm glad we did. The staff was friendly and the food was very good. However... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

Went here today with friends after work. All of us were totally disappointed. We ordered a chicken, a lamb and a beef dish and a veggie lentil dish. It took them nearly 35 minutes to get the food to the table. The beef was just alright didn't have any flavour. The lamb was over cooked dry and chewy and now... More 

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Thank Winterfoxy
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

We loved eating at Sheba. The food was delicious and the place was really cool. The staff was very nice, but they seemed more interested in something on their iPad than checking on us. Overall great experience though!

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Thank Taylor L
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

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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Thank Jemal C
Iowa City, Iowa
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104 reviews
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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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Thank Iowayankee20
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1 review
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 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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Thank Valeria F
Toronto, Canada
1 review
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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Thank Ugina3
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $20
Cuisine
African, Ethiopian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 418 College St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1T3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 4169635527

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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