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Abyssinian Restaurant - CLOSED

315 5 St S, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 2B4, Canada
+1 403-327-3315
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good32%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
19 Aug 2014
24 Feb 2013
“Terrible experience”
Restaurant Hours Closed
African, Ethiopian
$$ - $$$
315 5 St S, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 2B4, Canada
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Reviewed 19 August 2014

We were looking forward to an interesting meal but we were disappointed by the poor service and the flavourless food. They are still open so hopefully things have changed (I am not interested in going back to see!)

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 24 February 2013

My friends and I tried this restaurant recently; we were all excited and looking forward to trying a new place. We arrived as the restaurant was opening, and our first impression was the temperature inside the building. It was actually colder than outside and definitely...More

Thank Customer3300
Reviewed 6 December 2012

We ate here earlier in the year as the smell coming from the kitchen into the street has always been fantastic. I'd echo what others have said in that it's different, the staff were Extremely and more importantly genuinely friendly (one of my pet hates...More

Thank Carl H
Reviewed 26 August 2012 via mobile

Who would've ever thought that you could dying on Ethiopian food in Lethbridge. i have gone several times with my sons. We always enjoy eating new foods. The owner is a personable interesting man. The food is good to eat and is eaten on an...More

1  Thank LethbridgeBob
Reviewed 1 June 2012

Our first time eating Ethiopian food was at this restaurant. Overall, an enjoyable experience, from the polite server, through the tea to our dinner. Perhaps we are more traditional in our tastes, but we found the taste of sourdough-style flatbread - intended to be used...More

1  Thank J M
Reviewed 28 May 2012

i ate here once last year and actually forgot about reviewing it. once was enough. after having lived in africa and eaten many, many cultural dishes, and anticipating the spices and curries i had already experienced many times, i could do little to eat the...More

Thank rgm_za
Reviewed 5 May 2012

Not for everyone, but we loved it. Very flavourful cooking. Very reasonable prices, especially for the good portion sizes. Do NOT go here on a first date (it's a bit messy). In fact, if you are a germaphobe, only go with your partner. However, if...More

Reviewed 25 April 2012

Food takes a while, but worth the wait. When eating with others, served communal style.

Thank Archibald D
Reviewed 5 April 2012

Service was awesome, food authentic, interesting ale import. Try the Tusker!

Thank Shannan T
Reviewed 5 April 2012

But our sense was no matter what we ordered ... everything pretty much tasted the same ... was not a nice combination of flavours.

Thank Joe L
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$9 - US$14
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 5 St S, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 2B4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Lethbridge
  • Phone Number: +1 403-327-3315
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