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Nyala African Cuisine - CLOSED

4148 Main Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
+1 604-876-9919
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good8%
  • Average39%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible8%
28 Jan 2012
“Nasty”
31 Oct 2011
“The end of an era for Nyala”
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African, Moroccan, Mediterranean, Ethiopian
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4148 Main Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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1 - 10 of 24 reviews

Reviewed 29 January 2012

The owner was angry that we had booked using a coupon and maybe because of that our servings were the size of appetizers. Wine was good. Left hungry!

1  Thank mellowjude
Reviewed 1 November 2011

Nyala was my place of choice for Ethiopian food for the past 14 years in Vancouver. Half of the time they have been operating in Vancouver. Incredibly friendly service and atmosphere, delicious food, and a welcoming owner who over the years became a good friend....More

Thank FlyingBarney
Reviewed 20 October 2011

I know I know when I think back to the evening it's hard to believe it all happened! We took advantage of some coupons and were also greeted by the owner with a sour face. Not a good sign. We ordered pakora which basically was...More

1  Thank katheer
Reviewed 16 October 2011

My boyfriend and I have tried to eat here a few times, but it was usually so busy that we didn't wait around. However, when a social shopper coupon was available, we jumped on it and made plans to eat a few days later. On...More

1  Thank Tiny_Dancer_VanCity
Reviewed 28 September 2011

We went to Nyala last week. I was dreaming of yummy injeera and curry and wow, did I get an awakening! The injeera felt like sandpaper: Injeera usually is served in rolls (in other places where I've dined) but these ones were flat and falling...More

Thank Beng K
Reviewed 13 September 2011

My mom and I decided to try Nyala last week, as I had never had African food before. I honestly was not sure what to expect. Wow...was I ever impressed!! We ordered 2 entrees, and as a result received 2 compliementary salads to start. The...More

Thank Lindsay B
Reviewed 24 July 2011

Nyala Restaurant serves the tastiest African food in the city. We started out with the appetizer platter special (hummus, pakoras and calamari) and it was delicious we wiped the plate clean. Then for entree we ordered the Moroccan Tagines since we've never tried that before...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2008

Hmm... it sure is different! Had a lamb dish, very rich in spices, but not a hint of savoury or sweetness. Different!

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Reviewed 30 July 2008

Yummy curry but that carpet-like bread turned me off.

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Reviewed 14 July 2008

Ambience is nice (could use more light inside). Food portion, though, is small. Not worth eating here outside of Dine Out.

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  • Address: 4148 Main Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > South Main
  • Neighbourhood: South Main
  • Phone Number: +1 604-876-9919
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