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Ethiopiques Restaurant

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227 Church St, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1Y7, Canada
+1 416-363-0884
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Today
11:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Victoria
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Very generous portions (I dare you to finish your meal...). Friendly owners and superbly spiced authentic Ethiopian food. Must go!

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Thank dobergeron
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was my first time eating Ethiopian food and I loved it here! The staff were super friendly and the food was amazing! I loved the beef sambusa, meat and veggie platter, and the Doro Wat (Chicken Stew)! I'd definitely come back!

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Thank Lisa Z
Toronto, Canada
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124 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

This is our third Ethiopian Restaurant we've been to in Toronto, and probably our third favourite! The food was comparable, but a bit more expensive and smaller portions (some people will still find the dinner for two quite large - it's just smaller than others we've had)! All in all, quite tasty, VERY friendly staff and OK atmosphere. Thanks! :)

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Thank Josh L
Moncton, Canada
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192 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is now my new favourite Ethiopian restaurant. The food was so tasty. service was great and they overheard us talking about a birthday and brought out a piece of cake with a candle!. They have veg and non veg and even have gluten free injera if you ask. Will definitely be back

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Thank roadrunner0820
United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Husband and I really enjoyed our vegetarian plater! And the Kenyan beer!! Great service. Cozy ma and pop kind of place.

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Thank uproaroftheblind
Illinois
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65 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

No pics because most of the cuisine looks the same - the fact is the food is delicious!!! And even more so, the hospitality was wonderful. We felt like we were invited into someone's Ethiopian's home and treated like family!!! The food was so fresh and quality so high and they even had Tusk Ethiopian beer!!! GO THERE AND HAVE... More 

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Thank Ben E
Australia
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157 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

I found this restaurant by walking past it on a Saturday, and dropped in for lunch. The decor is Ethiopian, the staff are friendly and the food is very tasty. Especially for non-meat-eaters like me, Ethiopian food is a real treat! If I lived in Toronto, I would come back regularly.

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Thank ElizabethJK
woodstock
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Best meal we had in Toronto! The vegetarian platter for two was a terrific sampler of great veggie entrees. A mixture of mild and medium spicy dishes seasoned to perfection. The restaurant offered gluten-free injera (traditional Ethiopian bread). As with all Ethiopian restaurants, the injera serves as the utensils as no fork, spoon or knife is provided. The coffee was... More 

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Thank Fanofsrilanka
Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed the food. First time eating Ethiopian food and chose this restaurant on trip advisor rating. The restaurant is very far from fancy but the service was awesome...very friendly man and the food was great! Really enjoyed eating with out cutlery...used Ethiopian bread as a scoop...something about that was very freeing!

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Thank Nancy D
Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

The service is great, but the food is what I come for. I drop by so regularly, they know me and it feels like visiting friends. Ask for generous amounts of awaze hot sauce and they will accommodate you. Licensed, so I have that choice if I feel like a stronger beverage to accompany my meal. They also serve Ethiopian... More 

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Thank Frank S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$11
Cuisine
African, Ethiopian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 227 Church St, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1Y7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-363-0884
Description
Hours of operation: SUN: 10AM - 10PM, MON-WED: 7:30AM - 10PM, THU-FRI: 7:30AM - 11PM, SAT: 10AM - 11PM

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

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