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WASS Ethiopian Restaurant

207 James St. South, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 3A8, Canada
+1 289-389-5294
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“injera” (16 reviews)
“flatbread” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
African, Ethiopian, International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
207 James St. South, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 3A8, Canada
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1 - 10 of 80 reviews

Reviewed June 1, 2018

Order the coffee ceremony: just amazing and a reminder that chugging a Tim Horton's in a car is not how coffee was meant to be consumed. And then enjoy the plentiful must-be-shared platter (veggie or omnivorous) and treat your tastebuds to flavourful, occasionally spicy (but...More

Thank Cityocity
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

I’d recommend. Was introduced to Ethiopian Honey Wine. Was nothing like I’d ever tasted before. Liked it. Took me a minute to figure out I was supposed to drink from the interesting bottle. Food was tasty. Love trying new things. Went with the lamb and...More

Thank MrsWhite1006
Reviewed April 3, 2018

I went here with my wife last week. After our long time together it can be a little hard to find something different and exciting to try on a "date night" but this restaurant definitely hits the mark. We had the Wass Veg combo and...More

Thank DMcDonell
Reviewed March 26, 2018

A unique eating experience. Textures and flavours unique to Ethiopia. No eating utensils required! Just tear off some injera bread and grab the various culinary delights. From classic meat and veggie Ethiopian strews to Shiro Wat (chick peas in Garlicky Berber sauce) or combo platters,...More

2  Thank Dine_with_8
Reviewed February 14, 2018

I went here with a group of friends, most of us had not been here before. I wasn't sure what to expect but the food was delicious. We all enjoyed our dinner and said we would definitely go back.

1  Thank TravellingBizGuy
Reviewed January 19, 2018 via mobile

This place is top notch...vegetarians dream...such wonderful flavours...i highly recommend that everyone try it...the food is off the hook

Thank Charlie C
Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

Great veggie dish Two of us ordered the vegetarian dish and it filled us both up Service was great Going back this weekend and bringing friends

Thank Calm S
Reviewed January 2, 2018

My husband and I love WASS. We initially tried it on a whim for something new but keep coming back because we love it so much! The food tastes amazing. So fresh and flavourful. The service is also great. Everyone who works there is kind...More

Thank LauraLovesFood2018
Reviewed November 11, 2017

Friday night out with friends - let the experienced staff look after you! Fun way to experience new food. Staff was helpful, food was pleasantly spicy, fresh roasted coffee to finish. Decor is tired.

Thank robro905
Reviewed November 7, 2017

Date of Visit: Saturday Nov 4th ~8 PM I love Ethiopian food! always have. It is my favourite international cuisine. The mix of flavours and seasonings, are absolutely the most satisfying and intoxicating sensation any food can give. I have been to many Ethiopian restaurants...More

Thank RogueTrippers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$11
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 207 James St. South, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 3A8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 289-389-5294
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Description
Experience a taste of Africa in downtown Hamilton, Ontario. The WASS Ethiopian Restaurant offers meals for vegetarians and meat lovers alike.
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