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African Village Restaurant

1356 Wellington St W, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 3C3, Canada
+1 613-729-5000
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average0%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
14 Dec 2016
“Great food, great music”
13 Dec 2016
“Something different from the usual fare”
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Caribbean, African, Ethiopian, Jamaican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1356 Wellington St W, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 3C3, Canada
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Reviewed 14 December 2016

Tasty, well-priced food served with warmth and grace. Such a different experienced from over-priced and over-constructed food in many location. Jazz night was a great addition to the atmosphere. Many music nights and Friday night specials yet to explore. Love it!

Thank angespace2401
Reviewed 14 December 2016

I believe that the establishment has recently changed its name, but same place. I serves Ethiopian and Caribbean dishes. If you have not tried Ethiopian and are looking for something different, it is worth a try - but, if you are not too adventurous, you...More

Thank Saskey
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Modern, clean, quiet and food was exquisite! We took the tasting plate for 2 and there was more than enough left over for the next day. We never finished it!! And prices are more than reasonable.

Thank MoniiB
Reviewed 3 December 2016

They had a jazz band the night we went. Great. No bad sight lines, and the playing added warmth and excitement to the evening. Service is amiable and friendly, and the food is both well priced and excellent. We especially liked the Jamaican curried goat....More

Thank daltonien
Reviewed 23 August 2016

If you like East African food, check this place out. The lamb soaked in berbere is fantastic, and plenty of veg dishes as well. Get the House Specialty for a taste of everything. You wont need to order extra anjera! If you like Caribbean they...More

Thank TSBuchanan
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We visited this place very recently. It was noon time. We ordered the lean beef steamed with Berber sauce and the sauteed beef. It was quite good. The plates were filling. The restaurant at noon was not busy at all. The service was good. We...More

Thank Gabriel N
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

This is a great find if you like Ethiopian. Better then all other Ethiopian in Ottawa we have tried. Especially like the platters for 2 with a good mix of vegetarian and meat. Just wished service was more attentive. They certainly do not rush you.

Thank Kristin B
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

I have been to this restaurant numerous times and every time has been a great experience. For starters the place is clean and has a somewhat elegant atmosphere. Wine is reasonably priced, food has many meals at a price range from 12 to 15 dollars,...More

Thank Sonia S
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

I have been eating anjera for over 20 years and Never have i tasted such filth. The good was bland, it had a pathetic portion of sauce and a excess of stale anjera bread served to us. It was served completly wrong and the server...More

Thank Sm2244
Reviewed 17 December 2015

It never starts off well when the restaurant is mostly empty, and after waiting 15 minutes, you still have to search down the waitress to get a beer. My wife ordered 1/2 liter of white wine. Instead she received red - and despite her protests...More

Thank steve f
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  • Address: 1356 Wellington St W, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 3C3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-729-5000
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