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Sponsored by: Chef Abod Cafe and Catering

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Incredible Food
1. Incredible Food
"Everything is delicious, and worth trying"
stevemors
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2. Many Vegan & Veg. Options
2. Many Vegan & Veg. Options
"Excellent menu, everything is fresh and healthy. Fantastic flavours!"
Jake902
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3. Quick, Professional Catering
3. Quick, Professional Catering
"They were able to accomodate a fairly large order on short notice."
AlysonH123
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About
chef Abod catering offers Middle Eastern and various other international cuisines for all occasions, including: dinner parties, birthday parties, wedding receptions, baby showers, office parties, corporate functions and conferences. We will work with you to fit our menu to your budget for your special event. You'll find an excellent array of tasty Middle Eastern cuisine as well as a full range of other dishes on our menu for reasonable prices. Be sure to impress your guests and make your event special with our gourmet dishes. Middle Eastern cuisine is always fresh, healthy, lean and absolutely delicious! All of our ingredients are bought fresh daily and much is locally sourced.1
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
CUISINES
Middle Eastern, Moroccan, Mediterranean, Canadian
FEATURES
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed April 7, 2020 via mobile

I had the Shish Tawook plate and Baklava. Everything was fresh and delicious.. I especially liked the salad dressing, it was refreshing and unique. Also the Baklava is very nice. I will be trying the lamb next!

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed February 9, 2020 via mobile

Good food and good service. The chicken falafel and rice was very nice. The location offers free parking. Good middle eastern food.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed November 20, 2019

What distinguishes Chef Abod is the lovely little delicious details in each dish. Any place can serve a decent hummus, but the hummus here is incredibly buttery-smooth and the flavour is rich. Salads are crunchy and fresh, regardless of season, and dressed delicately. You will...never eat tastier lamb than at Chef Abod's. I recommend any of the lamb dishes without reservation. For vegetarians, the falafel is tender and moist on the inside, and crunchy (not greasy) on the outside. One of my favourite dishes is the pan-fried haddock. Again, this is cooked perfectly. The fish is moist and juicy on the inside, and the coating is crunchy and flavourful. Save room for dessert! They have a wide selection, and all of them are delicious. This is one of my family's favourite restaurants. Most of us have food allergies or intolerances or aversions, so we're not an easy group to accommodate, but everyone can find great options here, and the staff are helpful about ingredients.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 15, 2019 via mobile

The food is outstanding! The service ok. The decor fairly dismal. And the location less than ideal. So go for the amazing food - then you won't be disappointed! [It was nice to see Chef Abod going from table to table. Not enough chefs do...that.]More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 7, 2019

With a hurricane heading for us, airport shut and our flight cancelled - we didn't feel like cooking, especially as we had just made sure nothing would go bad in the fridge while we were gone. SO - we were looking for "something" not knowing...what ~ and stumbled across this place. Wonderful decor, excellent menu, friendly staff ( to start) and a great feeling that we might have discovered something special. Our soup starter was some time in arriving - which we attributed to it maybe being made from scratch. We had the "Red Pepper Soup". WOW -it was worth waiting for. Maybe the staff just forgot. Then came the main courses - spouse had the lamb, I had the fish special of the day ( Friday). The meals were AMAZING. This is one of the best meals we've had for a very long time. Truly, an experience. Every grand statement on the menue proved to be true and correct. Sadly, when we finished with our main course, we hoped the dishes would be cleared and we could concentrate on ordering a dessert - 'nothing' happened. We sat there for a full 15 minutes waiting for someone to clear our table. If the place was full that would have been understandable but, other then us - there was a table of four and they were just leaving. Finally, we had enough and complained which got the staff attention and in quick succession we got our table cleared, dessert ordered and the staff was very apologetic - with offers of all kinds of complimentary items ( Turkish / Arabic coffee & desert cake). Other than the delayed service - the food was EXCELLENT. This will be on the very top of our favourite places to go. We can't wait to work our way through the Specials-of-the-Day list. They all look worth trying.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed July 16, 2019

Can't say enough good things about Chef Abod's cuisine. Everything is delicious, and worth trying. The milk, coconut almond pudding called Mohalabia is to die for as a dessert

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed December 19, 2018

Love the food here -- always fresh and delicious. Great atmosphere and service. I'm always looking for an excuse to stop here for a bite.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

Ths place has changed lunch for me. I probably eat here once a week. I am very discerning when it comes to food and Chef Abod exceeds my expectations every time. Excellent menu, everything is fresh and healthy. Fantastic flavours! Nice laid back atmosphere and...friendly staff. I hidden gem on Kempt Road. Well worth the effort to stop in for lunch or dinner. Amazing! Excellent value for the price, too.More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Food is so delicious, and service at pick-up was awesome!!! Friendly and very prompt. They were able to accomodate a fairly large order on short notice. We will be coming back!

Date of visit: October 2018
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Chef Abod A, Owner at Chef Abod Cafe and Catering, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2018

Thank you for stopping by Chef Abod cafe today. We hope you enjoyed your meal. we really appreciate your business and support and just wanted to let you know. We look forward to seeing you soon. Thank you, From everyone at Chef Abod Cafe

Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

We went there because everything else was closed on thanksgiving Monday. The place had good reviews and we like Mediterranean food and Arabic food middle eastern food. It was late and the place was empty. The food was fast enough and service was attentive and...happy we were there. The vegetarian dishes we both got were very generous and very tasty I will for sure go back there another time. They have booths and chill atmosphere and lots of selection.More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Chef Abod A, Owner at Chef Abod Cafe and Catering, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2018

Thank you for stopping by Chef Abod cafe today. We hope you enjoyed your meal. we really appreciate your business and support and just wanted to let you know. We look forward to seeing you soon. Thank you, From everyone at Chef Abod Cafe

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1. Which hotel? Chef Abod Restaurant is a mile from any hotels. 2. When? It is just about freezing today, snow is forecast for tomorrow, so I'd advise against the beach until maybe next May.
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