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1279 Hastings St E, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1S4, Canada
+1 604-253-2986
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good51%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“tibs” (2 reviews)
“injera bread” (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 3 weeks ago 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 19 December 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 3 December 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 10 November 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 28 May 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 charles h
Reviewed 13 March 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 11 March 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 23 January 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
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We had dinner after a long day. Just delicious. Tender meat. Perfectly spiced veggies. Smiling service. Reasonable price. And there was live music. My son played African drum in accompaniment.

Thank CaliforniaFellow
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Six of us came for lunch, we ordered the vegetarian platter, lamb and fish. We all shared and ate with our hands. We all enjoyed everything. Cool experience.

1  Thank coco-nut59
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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