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Zehabesha Traditional Ethiopian Food

5030 50th Street, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 3R8, Canada
+1 867-873-6400
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“injera” (17 reviews)
“goat curry” (12 reviews)
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
5030 50th Street, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 3R8, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's top one choice in TripAdvisor so we decided to have a trial. THe food that we ordered is prime beef with soft flatbread, green salad and a Ethiopian coffee. The beef, bread, salad and coffee all taste good. My wife like the coffee a...More

Thank Addicted_to_scenery
Samvel S, Director of Sales at Zehabesha Traditional Ethiopian Food, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have never had Ethiopian food before so we decided to give it a try. The first impression was the portion was huge; the food was really flavorful, perfectly combined many kinds of spices, it was like a symphony in my mouth. I wish there...More

Thank Aliciachu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is my goto restaurant in yellowknife, when i want a tasty meal i go here. when going with a few friends get the sampler platter and don't be in a rush.

Thank Verotik66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was fantastic... well worth the money! You will not be disappointed! This is a great place to bring your family or friend(s) to enjoy a great meal!

Thank Allan T
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The service was excellent. The restaurant is very clean. The food is authentic and always fresh. I would go back anytime.

Thank carolinerK4234MI
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

The food is delicious, and the portion size is large. Definitely one of my favourite restaurants in Yellowknife.

Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 13 July 2018

We had two amazing meals here. The staff were friendly, the injira delicious, the curries off the charts. I couldn't recommend it more. One plate is enough to share between two people if you get an extra side of injira. Go and enjoy!

Thank Webwalla
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful lunch here the day we arrived in Yellowknife. The injera was good and both the meat and vegetarian combination plates were great. Very flavourful. Enjoyed our chat with the owner about how it is that there is this fabulous Ethiopian restaurant...More

Thank Lizcdn
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

We didn’t expect to find Ethiopian food in Yellowknife. It is cooked by real Ethiopians. There was a constant flow,of guests throughout the evening. We both had the combination plate since we didn’t know much about Ethiopian cuisine. It was a good sampling of a...More

Thank ABM223
Reviewed 19 June 2018

A laid back place with fantastic food, great service and a friendly inviting atmosphere. I encourage anyone travelling through Yellowknife to give the place a try. Well worth your time and money.

Thank Louie A
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Questions & Answers
9 February 2016|
Response from CTGnNWT | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Yes, all dishes are gluten-free. The dishes come with either rice or injera. Injera is made from teff, a gluten-free grain. The vegetarian menu is also vegan.
Syed Usman A
26 January 2016|
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Response from CTGnNWT | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the goat dishes are always halal and the chicken usually is (unless product isn't available). Just double-check before ordering.
10 May 2015|
Response from Lynn L | Reviewed this property |
Hours of Operation: Monday - Saturday, 11AM - 9PM.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5030 50th Street, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 3R8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Northwest Territories  >  Yellowknife
  • Phone Number: +1 867-873-6400
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Providing the city of Yellowknife the best in authentic Ethiopian cuisine. We serve slow-cooked and succulent meat dishes seasoned with exotic spices. We offer a variety of fresh, protein-packed, and nourishing vegetarian dishes. You can enjoy your meal at a table or even dine around a Mesob, a traditional woven wicker table, for a complete Ethiopian dining experience. You can Gursha, the act of feeding someone you love, till your heart's content! And then finish your dining experience with a cup of Ethiopian coffee or Oregano tea.
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