We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

East Africa

5893 Rue Sherbrooke W,, Montreal, Quebec H4A 1X6, Canada
+1 514-419-7165
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good30%
  • Average2%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible23%
Travellers talk about
“injera” (5 reviews)
“flatbread” (2 reviews)
“crepes” (2 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
5893 Rue Sherbrooke W,, Montreal, Quebec H4A 1X6, Canada
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (39)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 32 reviews

Reviewed 14 July 2017

This place is so frustrating because the food is very good. The wait time to be served your food is anywhere from 1 to 2 hours! This applies even when the place is empty. They often do not have many of the items on the...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We had driven all the way from Saranac Lake, NY. primarily to eat Ethiopian here as we do not have an Ethiopian restaurant where we live. 2.5 hours each way, we had called when we were arriving in the city-no answer. Arrived and parked near...More

Thank Attila_The_Hutt
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We really enjoyed our experience--the food was amazingly tasty...and spicy! The service was great--this is a cozy little restaurant with a low-key, relaxed vibe,

Thank Meghan S
Reviewed 27 December 2016

A small, simple, family-run restaurant that serves authentic Ethiopian cuisine. Amazing food - all the flavours were wonderful. Better (and cheaper) than Blue Nile! We were a large group (the restaurant opened on Christmas day just for us.) A fun eating experience: a huge plate...More

Thank Vic28
Reviewed 25 November 2016

This is my first time writing a second review for a place, but I just couldn't help myself. I've always known the basic facts about this place: it's incredibly slow, the owners are sort of strange, etc etc. I've reconciled myself to that fact, however...More

2  Thank Maddiemtl
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Sweet Ethiopian couple where the wife makes these large breads in which you put your food ... there's no utensils you rip the bread and grab your food with it! Great experience for my daughter! Plus, the food is excellent.

Thank Kathleen Y
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Ok. If you are looking for good looking restaurant where they serve you as soon as you seated, and try to attend to your every need, this isnt it. But if you are looking for a Mom &Pop style place that serves authentic very very...More

1  Thank Veronick D
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

We love this restaurant. We come armed with a case of beer prepared to wait. By the time the food arrives we are happy, starved and never disappointed. A great place to bond with friends. No utensils required. AMY.

Thank Ingrid B
Reviewed 15 May 2016

(1) Reserve (2) Order in advance (place your order when you make your reservation) (3) Be prepared to still wait 1 hour + for your food (4) Have an amazing meal with bright, unusual flavours and delicious spicing and friendly service A "hole in the...More

Thank MissGelic
Reviewed 3 May 2016

This place serves great, homecooked food at a reasonable price. As many others have mentioned, it is SLOW. Like really, really slow. That being said, it's a bring your own wine, so you can make an evening out of it and probably drink a bottle...More

Thank Maddiemtl
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Notre Boeuf de Grace
80 reviews
.28 km away
Pizzeria Melrose
30 reviews
.20 km away
Maison India
55 reviews
.05 km away
La Louisiane
87 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby Attractions
Monkland Avenue
44 reviews
1.03 km away
'Round Table Tours
128 reviews
1.00 km away
Montreal Fishing Tours
22 reviews
.72 km away
Honey Martin
10 reviews
.05 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from East Africa staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 23:00
Monday
17:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 23:00
Thursday
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5893 Rue Sherbrooke W,, Montreal, Quebec H4A 1X6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal
  • Phone Number: +1 514-419-7165
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing