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Le Nil Bleu

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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APPETIZER​
choices include
26.00
soup of the day
26.00
african humus served with injera, a teff crepe
26.00
tropical salad
MAIN​
choices include
quinoa +2
cassava couscous +2
sauteed marocan scallops
with lentils, onions, garlic, and spices. (maghreb)
quinoa +2
cassava couscous +2
tilapia
cooked with red peppers, fresh ginger and coconut based sauce. (ivory coast)
quinoa +2
cassava couscous +2
yassa- grilled chicken
With a lemon, mustard and African herbs sauce. (senegal)
quinoa +2
cassava couscous +2
filet mignon
Tartare with serrano peppers and red onion, with olive oil and lemon juice, served with spinach and fresh cheese flakes. (eastern Africa)
quinoa +2
cassava couscous +2
charmoula
grilled lamb chops, marinated dattes with safran, turmeric and dried fruits. served with israeli couscous. (maghreb)
bulgur can be replaced with quinoa, or cassava couscous for a 2 fee.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
African, Ethiopian
FEATURES
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed June 9, 2019 via mobile

Came here with a couple of friends, was our first visit, didn’t know what to expect and was quite surprised! Amazing food, wasn’t sure about the eating with the fingers part but with the small crepes it was exceptional! Everything we ate was so good...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank melaniel354
Reviewed March 28, 2019 via mobile

This was my first time trying Ethiopian food and I was truly impressed! My friend and I shared the vegan appetizer and dinner combo for two. I was so excited to try each new taste! We loved every bite of it! The ambience of the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Lauren L
Reviewed March 17, 2019

This is a place we have been going for many years now. The last 2 times we have been there we realized, as a large group, that the bills were all incorrect. Charging us a lot more than the price should have been, and even...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank m_angelou91
KutumaReception, Manager at Le Nil Bleu, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2019

Hello M_Angelou91, We are sorry to hear that your experience wasn't a pleasant one and that you didn't enjoy the service, unfortunately it was one of the first week of our waiter who has no Ethiopian backgroud, he has been doing much to learn about...More

Reviewed March 7, 2019

I've now been to this restaurant three times within the past few months. Every time is consistently excellent. I particularly love the bouticha (spelling?). Anyways, the spicing is excellent. The tasting menu is a great way to start and figure out what you really like....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Michael M
Reviewed February 27, 2019

Our group of eight people, including our 7-year-old, had an amazing evening at Le Nil Bleu. The restaurant was conveniently located and we found parking easily, despite it being on St. Denis. Inside, the décor is beautiful and refined. We dined on the basement floor,...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank MissGeorgiana
Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

Brilliant Authentic Ethiopian Cuisine. Very good Ambience, perfect for family or couple. Large variety of dishes. Great taste No cons. This place takes great care in preparing the dishes.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 1101SN
Reviewed January 20, 2019

It was Date Night with my wife while in Montreal for Christmas and we couldn't have picked a better spot. Coming in from the cold, cold night into the warmth and savory smells of Le Nil Bleu was just what were looking for. Tucked into...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MrMarcR
Reviewed January 6, 2019

Had heard about this place...From people we traveled in Ethiopia with😄 They greet us ,with hot towels😌for our hands! We had a Pilsner from South Africa as 🥃.Good! Had Messer Azifa ( lentil salad) and house salad (vegetables marinated and sautéed ). And Doro Tibbs...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Marie-therese L
Reviewed December 17, 2018

I tried this restaurant for the first time and enjoyed my experience. The staff are very friendly, the decorations are beautiful, and the food is delicious. Would recommend it, though it's a bit pricey.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Giselle L
Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

Nil Bleu is one of my favorite spots in Plateau : the food is spicy and unpretentious, great flavors both for vegans and non vegans ( the tartare and beef with spices are wonderful, as well as the sambusas, the chickpea paste and the spicy...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank monicai731
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apocryphile1962
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Response from 6,979 | Property representative |
Hello sir, Injera is gluten free, although, it may have been in contact with gluten. Hence, people who have an allergy should not consume the injera.
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