Zehabesha Traditional Ethiopian Restaurant

$$ • Ethiopian

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5030 50 St, Yellowknife
(867) 873-6400

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One of the best places in Yellowknife to eat at and certainly one of the most authentic Ethiopian restaurants in Canada. Our go-to is the yemisir wot. It's vegan, it is flavourful, and it comes with injera. The kids love the kik alicha, which is split peas and beets (and more injera!). The curried goat is also great if it is available. Finish off your meal with some traditionally served Ethiopian coffee (and popcorn). They roast the Ethiopian beans to order on a pan in the back!

We appreciated the prompt service and large portions (perfect for those with healthy appetites). The curry was flavourful, half the plate spicy (especially with the optional green sauce) and the other half mild salad-topped rice, which helped cool down and ‘reset’ between bites. The Mahiberawi combination (with injera base) was an enjoyable sampling of diverse flavours and textures. Overall: would recommend and will be back.

The restaurant had a quaint and cozy feel to it. Service was fast and the servers were friendly, welcoming and curtious. However the menu was deceptive, I expected to get a much smaller portion and to my pleasant surprise could fill my stomach and have a whole other meal to take home. The drinks we ordered were sublim, we chose the tea because it was quite late and it was delicious! It paired very well with the curried goat, both the spice from the tea and the sauce that went...read full review

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Hours

Monday 11AM - 2PM
4 - 8PM
Tuesday 11AM - 2PM
4 - 8PM
Wednesday 11AM - 2PM
4 - 8PM
Thursday 11AM - 2PM
4 - 8PM
Friday 11AM - 2PM
4 - 8PM
Saturday 11AM - 8PM
Sunday Closed

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