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1279 Hastings St E, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1S4, Canada
+1 604-253-2986
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good46%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“injera” (5 reviews)
“tibs” (2 reviews)
“veggie combo” (2 reviews)
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1279 Hastings St E, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1S4, Canada
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Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Visiting in Vancouver & feeling adventurous, we ate here tonite. Owner, Almaz was helpful in picking out dishes that were not too spicy or hot. It was all delicious! The injera bread was fresh, pungent & tasty. Such a nice diversion from the everyday offerings...More

Thank JudyP520
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Ordered the veggie combo which comes with 4 vegan curries served with injera. Huge portion was enough for two people. Delicious, healthy meal. Highly recommend.

Thank Globetrotter2008_9
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Axum is the best Ethiopian restaurant in all of the lower mainland. The food is just so rich in taste-unlike any other places in Vancouver I’ve tried. The restaurant is very spacious with also lots of parking spaces which is a bonus! They have a...More

Thank Ceeee79
Reviewed December 18, 2017

Axum Restaurant is a West African type restaurant in Vancouver. Most of the cuisine are Ethiopian. The restaurant has West African live music in Friday nights.

Thank Keighobad E
Reviewed December 2, 2017

In East Van for the Culture Crawl, we headed for this supper at Axum. The decor is unpretentious and the food was good. Service was good.

Thank 17KAG
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Took my daughters and niece here for some very fine Ethiopian food. Had Awaze tibs, Doro Wot, Tikil Gomen, Miser Wot, Gomen and lots of Injera bread! Yummy stuff!

Thank jeansteck
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

If you have not had Ethiopian food before, try this place. It is a surprisingly wonderful experience. Great food, wonderful service. And yes - location in no way reflects the quality of experience.

Thank charleshH619UN
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

Super friendly staff. The online ordering through YP made ordering very simple. After going to pick up the food I as a little disappointed we were not eating in. The atmosphere looked great. We got the food home and loved the taste. We would definitely...More

Thank Stevenkmacneil
Reviewed March 10, 2017

I recently had the opportunity to attend an event catered by the friendly folks at Axum. This was my first foray into Ethiopian cuisine and I am happy to say that it will not be my last. The variety of dishes was outstanding as was...More

Thank Avinash M
Reviewed January 23, 2017

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...More

Thank Mike S
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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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