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Wed, 4/24
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#760 of 16,136 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


African, Ethiopian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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All reviews injera peas salad pancakes bread beef eritrean food generous portions gare du food was fantastic great dinner ethiopian spinach plate appetizers english vegetarian
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found this place on Trip Advisor, as we were looking for a good place to get Ethiopian food. The place turned out to be Eritrean... which we should have known by the name and the reviews. Anyway, it is the same type of food....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Robeo_V
Reviewed January 2, 2019

For an affordable friends you will get a huge plate of delicious food. Staff is very nice and helpful. Yummy vegetarian options.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank noushindiesirae
Reviewed November 12, 2018

I went to Massawa right before my train back to London after having been craving Eritrean food and seeing Massawa on a list of top restaurants near Gare du Nord. So happy I stopped in, because the food was delicious! The man working there was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Revenant1066
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

After having tried Eritrean food in Barcelona and DC, I was very excited to come across a restaurant in Paris. The smell of spices hits you the second you walk in the restaurant and the simple yet welcoming space comes to life. The food was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TheFoodieOf95
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Stumbled across this place while overnighting close to the Gare du Nord. Service was great and food even better. Not my usual thing but enjoyed every bit. Strongly recommend

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank asb19872017
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Looking for a restaurant close to the hotel we came across this place. Never having tried African food before, as well as being tired we decided to try it. For ease and convenience we opted for the vegetarian option. We didn't expect both meals to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank pogson
Reviewed May 24, 2018

I arrived in Paris on April 30th after a long flight and looked for somewhere close to my hotel for dinner. I was happy to find Massawa just up the street from the Ibis. They had room for a solo diner. It was just my...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Michelle T
Reviewed May 3, 2018

Pathetic people and pathetic place. the owner/manager who was there was a horrible person in nature.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank The_Sir_Siraj
Reviewed April 30, 2018

We really enjoyed the food! My mom had never experienced Ethiopian food before, and loved it! The injera bread was fresh, and all the dishes were spiced very well. The staff was attentive, and we had a great time discussing the authentic musical instruments on...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank bravaheidi
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

we were really happy to have discovered this place. the food was fantastic, service was incredibly nice and fast and it had a great atmosphere. we would definitely recommend coming here!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Trudy_1A
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Jonathan C
March 26, 2017|
Response from foodowls | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about this - they have a vegetarian plate but it's definitely not vegan (cheese in some mixes)... perhaps you could ask for a specific vegan option but it's not on the menu
Kiruthiga K
October 8, 2015|
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Response from Silvina B |
A lot of veggy! miam maim!!!
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