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WASS Ethiopian Restaurant

) #73 of 1,027 Restaurants in Hamilton €€ - €€€ African, Ethiopian, International
207 James St. South, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 3A8, Canada
+1 289-389-5294
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
African, Ethiopian, International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
207 James St. South, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 3A8, Canada
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

The servers are very friendly and welcoming and are knowledgeable about the menu. I find the food very flavourful but not hot. Some of the meat dishes have more heat to them. One of my favourite restaurants in Hamilton! Family friendly or date worthy. My...More

Thank dandieandie
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is my third visit to the Wass Restaurant. Loved it in the past 2 visits and love it still. Our hostess was very friendly, efficient and definitely helpful to answer questions by my guests. Loved the variety of the menu and the overall experience...More

Thank Frank F
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

My aunt and I come here from time to time to share a veggie platter and shiro wat for two. The food is always very fresh and the woman who works there is always friendly and accommodating. The price is very reasonable as well. The...More

Thank Amber L
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I love the spices and love the variety. Be sure to warn whoever will be joining you about eating with your hands: the servers will take care of your hygiene, don't worry. The most delicious and filling meal I've had in a long time! Exceptional...More

1  Thank Nunya-from-NS
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I tried Ethiopian here for the first time and loved it! Very delicious with many vegetarian and meat options to suit everyone.

Thank Weaverley
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Having been here on multiple occasions, i can say this is a really good restaurant with consistent quality of food. Amazingly prepared dishes each with its own distinct flavour. You will leave full!

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 6 February 2017

When we were looking for a restaurant to treat our niece and her fiancé, we showed them WASS online and they were intrigued. My wife, daughter and I took them here on a Saturday evening and the entire experience was delightful. My wife Kim and...More

Thank ewschmidt
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Have been twice to this place. They will make a pure teff bread. Tried the lentils with added herb butter. Delicious. Portions are generous. For a special occasion, the owner went out of her way to make a coffee ceremony for us.

Thank spwshopping
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We ordered vegetarian and meat combos which were very flavourful. We loved the honey wine. Our only issue was the very slow service on a slow night. The waitress was friendly but needed to be much more attentive.

Thank LLLandA
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is my go-to spot when friends visit us in Hamilton. Lunch or dinner, the value is impressive and the food is always delicious. Gluten free injera is available with advanced warning. Be sure to have the coffee service if time permits, a truly beautiful...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$11
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
15:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 207 James St. South, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 3A8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 289-389-5294
Experience a taste of Africa in downtown Hamilton, Ontario. The WASS Ethiopian Restaurant offers meals for vegetarians and meat lovers alike.
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