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The Best Ethiopian Restaurants in Toronto

The best Ethiopian restaurants in Toronto offer feasts of multiple dishes presented on spongy, tangy injera bread, often with totally vegetarian options, all eaten by hand. If you're looking for the full experience, end with a coffee ceremony with a traditional snack of popcorn on the side.

Here are the best Ethiopian restaurants in Toronto.


Rendez-Vous
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Rendez-Vous

This restaurant has called Danforth East home for years, and still serves up their specialty of various kinds of tibes made with beef or lamb. They also have other vegetarian, poultry, lamb and beef dishes.

Lalibela Ethiopian on Bloor
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Lalibela Ethiopian on Bloor

Bloor and Danforth East both have locations of this legendary Ethiopian restaurant that have got you from breakfast in the morning through lunch and dinner to cocktails at night. Check out their daily specials for one or two.


Blue Nile
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Blue Nile

Vegans in search of Ethiopian should try this Danforth East restaurant where there are lots of options including a full vegan platter. There are meat platters too, as well as lots of other meaty fare like tibs and kitfo.

Ethiopian House
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Ethiopian House

If you find your tummy rumbling after a long day or before a big night out downtown near Yonge and Wellesley, head to this restaurant for an Ethiopian meal of fer-fer, gored-gored, tibs or kitfo that will fill you up. Don't miss their lunch and weekend specials.


Nunu Ethiopian Fusion
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Nunu Ethiopian Fusion

Ethiopian food exists in the ultra-cool neighbourhood of West Queen West at this restaurant where gluten-free injera is on the menu. You can also get classic New-Orleans-style cocktails, eggplant dip, liver pate and classic vegan and meat platters.


Lucy Ethiopian Kitchen
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Lucy Ethiopian Kitchen

Doro wat, kitfo, tibs, and vegetarian and meat platters can all be found at this Danforth East restaurant with great prices.

African Palace
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African Palace

Massive, hefty platters are served at this Bloorcourt go-to where you can get meat and vegetarian platters for one to up to five people, and they have the option to get gluten-free injera.


La Vegan
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La Vegan

Vegan lovers of Ethiopian food will be in heaven at this restaurant that doesn't serve any meat, but does offer lots of appetizers, salads, and dishes like shiro wot, gomen, and mushroom versions of tibs and kitfo.

Wazema
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Wazema

Zil zil tibs, the ye' tashe' kitfo, and the quanta cornis are especially popular at this Danforth East restaurant, but they also serve many varieites of tibs and a range of platters.

Lead photo by

Hector Vasquez at Blue Nile, @lisa.fooddiary, Lucy, Wazema


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