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East Africa

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#2,332 of 4,914 Restaurants in Montreal
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African, Ethiopian
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Dinner
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Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

I Was really looking forward to trying East Africa as I love Ethiopian food. When I arrived at the restaurant it was busy. I sat down for about 15 minutes and the gentleman never came back with water or any explanation. I ended up leaving....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 5star767
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Took 2 and 1/2 hours for food to arrive even though we placed our orders at the same time as our reservation (we were 11 people) . How long does it take, even if they were only two people running the restaurant, to make the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank counine
Reviewed February 18, 2018

A tiny little hole-in-the-wall place, run by an older couple, very modest and unassuming. You don't come here for a luxury experience, you come for the amazing food! It takes a long time to prepare, so come ready to wait an hour or two, but...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank blauen
Reviewed January 21, 2018

A friend reserved and ordered for 6 of us in advanced and by the time we got there, we waited for about an hour. We knew this would happen though since we read the reviews online and we were late as well so no complaints...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank JustinAntoniooo
Reviewed July 13, 2017

This place is so frustrating because the food is very good. The wait time to be served your food is anywhere from 1 to 2 hours! This applies even when the place is empty. They often do not have many of the items on the...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank John D
Reviewed April 9, 2017

We had driven all the way from Saranac Lake, NY. primarily to eat Ethiopian here as we do not have an Ethiopian restaurant where we live. 2.5 hours each way, we had called when we were arriving in the city-no answer. Arrived and parked near...More

Date of visit: April 2017
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Reviewed March 12, 2017

We really enjoyed our experience--the food was amazingly tasty...and spicy! The service was great--this is a cozy little restaurant with a low-key, relaxed vibe,

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank Meghan S
Reviewed December 26, 2016

A small, simple, family-run restaurant that serves authentic Ethiopian cuisine. Amazing food - all the flavours were wonderful. Better (and cheaper) than Blue Nile! We were a large group (the restaurant opened on Christmas day just for us.) A fun eating experience: a huge plate...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Vic28
Reviewed November 25, 2016

This is my first time writing a second review for a place, but I just couldn't help myself. I've always known the basic facts about this place: it's incredibly slow, the owners are sort of strange, etc etc. I've reconciled myself to that fact, however...More

Date of visit: November 2016
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Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

Sweet Ethiopian couple where the wife makes these large breads in which you put your food ... there's no utensils you rip the bread and grab your food with it! Great experience for my daughter! Plus, the food is excellent.

Date of visit: August 2016
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