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Osborne, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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Winnipeg, Canada
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Contrary to what you might have heard or read, our service last week was timely and attentive. No complaints! We shared the vegetarian platter and it was amazing as usual. I hadn't visited here in a while and I was pleasantly surprised that I haven't come more often. Two of us annihilated that platter and were so full & happy... More 

Thank Stacey L
Red Deer, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We Make a point to go here everytime we are back in winnipeg! A family favorite!! Never had any wait time issues!

Thank jillian052017
Flin Flon, Canada
Level Contributor
13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Easy to get to. Food is great and cost is even better. Friendly staff and clean surroundings. The food is very tasty and authentic to the country it represents.

Thank Donald M
Winnipeg, Canada
Level Contributor
55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

I can't believe it - I must have forgotten to review this place or screwed up the posting. Anyway - we visited in April. The food is Ethiopian inspired (strange for an Ethiopian Restaurant!) Ethiopian food tends to reflect the limited food resource available to people, but do not confuse that with boring. It is simple, tasty, and very different.... More 

Thank SouthOne60
Toronto, Canada
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We ordered the veg platter and the portion was huge for really cheap. The food is made from the scratch so the service is bit slow but worth a wait. There is really no staff. There is one person who does everything-- take the order, cook, serve. The lady is very friendly inspite of all the stress of taking care... More 

Thank Emerald0760
Winnipeg, Canada
Level Contributor
22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

A must try is the lentil appetizer. It's so good that though the whole meal is excellent there are times I want to just order about 10 of them and pig out. Wash your hands and eat like it's meant to be done...with your hands. Spice is hot so if you're not a lover of spicy food go to McDonalds.... More 

Thank Sandi M
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

I have had home made Ethiopian food before and this is just like it! Myself, my fiancee and our friends went for dinner. Service was excellent and the food was delicious! If your looking for a extremely tasty, authentic Ethiopian food experience, this is the place to go!

Thank Stephen S
Winnipeg, Canada
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485 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Located upstairs in Osborne village, Massawa is a nicely decorated peaceful restaurant. We haven't been here for a number of years but the food was as good as we remembered. We offered 4 of the three main specials- two chicken, one a meat variety and the other beef with vegetables with an appetizer each this was plenty and inexpensive. The... More 

Thank Lesterbeach
Winnipeg, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Massawa has always been an absolutely lovely experience for me. Every time I have been, whether it has been with friends, family or my girlfriend, it has always been great. The food is scrumptious, and the waitress has always been beyond friendly - she even gave me a cake on my birthday, free of charge! She's an absolute sweetheart, and... More 

Thank R_Hoult
Winnipeg, Canada
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016

For the past decade this has always been my family's favorite to go to when we're looking to spend time catching up. The food is made on the spot and it takes forever to come out. This isn't a place for a quick bite, but rather a chance to spend time with others and then enjoy the remarkable food. Even... More 

Thank John D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
African, Ethiopian
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Osborne, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Manitoba  >  Winnipeg

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?