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US$6 - US$12
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African, Ethiopian, International, Healthy
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed September 30, 2019

This is my partner's favourite place so when we were taking her son out for his birthday dinner and he said he wanted to come here she was very happy. We've been here many times and we always go for that same dishes. The Vegi...Combo Plate with Tibs ($50.85) was as always very tasty offering a good variety of different tastes. We needed an extra order of Ingera ($1.00) and my partner has a glass of Shiraz ($6.00). We also had the Coffee Ceremony ($12.00). If you have never been and have an adventurous side Wass is well worth a visit. You rip of pieces of Ingera, you then use the ingera to pick up your food, no utensils here unless you ask for them. As well if it's your first time and you like coffee it is worth having the coffee ceremony where you learn a little bit about the Ethiopian culture and enjoy some very good coffee. I think with Wass you are likely to either love it or hate it, but I think it is worth a try.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 13, 2019

Its the way you eat with no utensils and the Ethiopian soft flat bread that you eat with that makes this so special. It was not busy when we were there and its hard to believe as the cost was reasonable and the food fantastic....Will return again for another visit.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

I wanted to have Ethiopian food for my birthday meal, and my husband did not disappoint when he made a reservation at Wass restaurant. The food was delicious and well presented. The service was shy but friendly and not rushed, which was nice for a...birthday meal.More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

We enjoyed the vegetarian platter and lamb skillet. Both were delicious and very filling for two. My husband has been again since and I am sure we will be returning. Our young son was not a big fan, so I would not recommend for families...with young children who are not used to trying new foods (although non-spicy flavours were friendly for all ages).More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed November 10, 2018

I live in constant fear that this place will close and then I'll have to go to Toronto for my Ethiopian food cravings. Great choices for meat eaters and vegetarians. Meals served and eaten with a traditional teff flour bread called injera - but they...will happily give you cutlery if you ask. Alcohol served but even just the coffee is awesome. Service is friendly and fast. Seriously. Go. You will love it.More

Date of visit: November 2018
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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...not overly hot) concoctions your server will cheerfully explain. The injera is perfect: moist but not too moist, a sturdy way to deliver outstanding flavours to your increasingly-happy mouth :)More

Date of visit: May 2018
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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...vegetarian combo. Great choice for variety. Wasn’t as spicy as expected. Price was reasonable and service was very friendly.More

Date of visit: April 2018
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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...Shuro Wat. If you have never been before you basically have a special type of "bread" called Injera that the various dishes are put on top of (you also get extra Injera). You then tear off pieces and scoop of the dishes with it and eat with your hands. It is actually a lot of fun. We loved the Wass Veg. combo but weren't too big on the Shuro Wat BUT you can't love everything and our server told us that it is normally one of their biggest sellers. A couple thoughts of caution though. I don't know how well kids would do here. There didn't really seem to be a children's menu. Also I am not sure I would go here for a work lunch as it is really a communal food style. But as a date or with friends it is a blast.More

Date of visit: March 2018
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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,...the range and choice of spiciness is excellent. There are plenty of vegan and vegetarian options too and the honey wine is delicious. The atmosphere is comfortable, the staff are friendly and our whole dinners group had a great time.More

Date of visit: February 2018
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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.

Date of visit: February 2018
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WASS Ethiopian Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5