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Axum

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1279 Hastings St E, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1S4, Canada
+1 604-253-2986
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12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Delta, Canada
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I co-worker recommended this place. I am so glad he did.My brother-in-law had the Awaze Tibs. My wife had the Yebeg Alicha Wat and I had the Doro Tibs hot. I tried my the two other items that were ordered both were good. Mine was awesome. Flavour was good and not too spicy. The Injera bread was very good as... More 

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Healdsburg, CA
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358 reviews
277 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We had dinner after a long day. Just delicious. Tender meat. Perfectly spiced veggies. Smiling service. Reasonable price. And there was live music. My son played African drum in accompaniment.

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Thank CaliforniaFellow
Vancouver, Canada
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122 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Six of us came for lunch, we ordered the vegetarian platter, lamb and fish. We all shared and ate with our hands. We all enjoyed everything. Cool experience.

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1 Thank coco-nut59
Bright's Grove
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

We ordered 4 vegetarian dishes, chicken and beef - and they were so plentiful we had enough for 6 more people to eat the next day! This place is tiny, and it would appear only the locals know about it. It's in a strip mall, beside a car oil and lube place, so easy to dismiss - BIG MISTAKE! Staff... More 

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1 Thank Colleen L
Bern, Switzerland
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and good service, Ethiopian music, nice atmosphere. Felt like being back in Ethiopia, which was amazing! Really love the place.

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1 Thank Sabine L
Niteroi, RJ
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Great food and a cozy environment. We had a great experience there eating with our own hands. I really recommend.

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1 Thank viniciuspecanha
Vancouver, Canada
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76 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

If only I've been to other Ethiopian ones to compare to but so far, pretty impressed with overall atmosphere, decor, value and of course, the food. Have driven by here hundreds of times by Hastings, trying to beat that red light at Clark, but I digress, located right at the intersection. Asked the owner for their signature dish, it's their... More 

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1 Thank MonkySpot
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

You won't regret the amazing veggie/vegan choices here. Delicious injera, and if you call a day ahead they can make you a full teff traditional one. They use millet and both breads are perfect. Miser Wot and Atikilt Wot, excellent, But make sure you get the Inguday Tibs (mushrooms!)

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Thank David R
Edmonton, Canada
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67 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

I have been patronizing this place for about 7 years now. Although the popularity of the restaurant grew, the quality of food remained constant. The dining hall had expanded, now can host 30 guests in the adjacent party room. I think they make the best Injira, the chicken and boneless lamb preparation. They have domestic and international selection of beer... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2014

We love going to this restaurant. It never looks like it's busy but it fills up. We tend to be early eaters so it works just fine. The gentleman that's always there serving us is quiet but very pleasant. The food is incredible. We always have too much and it's priced just right. The flavours are well balanced and we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
African, Ethiopian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1279 Hastings St E, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1S4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver
  • Phone Number: +1 604-253-2986

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