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WASS Ethiopian Restaurant

207 James St. South, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 3A8, Canada
+1 289-389-5294
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
African, Ethiopian, International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
207 James St. South, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 3A8, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went here with a group of friends, most of us had not been here before. I wasn't sure what to expect but the food was delicious. We all enjoyed our dinner and said we would definitely go back.

1  Thank TravellingBizGuy
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

This place is top notch...vegetarians dream...such wonderful flavours...i highly recommend that everyone try it...the food is off the hook

Thank Charlie C
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Great veggie dish Two of us ordered the vegetarian dish and it filled us both up Service was great Going back this weekend and bringing friends

Thank Calm S
Reviewed 3 January 2018

My husband and I love WASS. We initially tried it on a whim for something new but keep coming back because we love it so much! The food tastes amazing. So fresh and flavourful. The service is also great. Everyone who works there is kind...More

Thank LauraLovesFood2018
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Friday night out with friends - let the experienced staff look after you! Fun way to experience new food. Staff was helpful, food was pleasantly spicy, fresh roasted coffee to finish. Decor is tired.

Thank robro905
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Date of Visit: Saturday Nov 4th ~8 PM I love Ethiopian food! always have. It is my favourite international cuisine. The mix of flavours and seasonings, are absolutely the most satisfying and intoxicating sensation any food can give. I have been to many Ethiopian restaurants...More

Thank RogueTrippers
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We visited this restaurant with friends this weekend and were not sure what to expect. We were pleasantly surprised by the great food with such variety. The host was eager to help us pick the right dishes and we ended up with the veggie and...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Maybe I ordered incorrectly. I had the vegetarian platter for $14, I'm not sure if that was more for sharing. It was a big portion but I felt some parts were flavourful but other parts not so much. Also I felt like the menu lacked...More

Thank Choco_robba
Reviewed 11 July 2017

It usually starts with the very friendly people who own and run the restaurant, then the food. It is completely different from anything North Americans are used to, but absolutely wonderful. The flavours of the Doro Wat, with all of the berbere spices, the different...More

Thank Li M
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

This was my first time going since they got the gluten free injera bread. It was fantastic! I highly recommend doing a platter that comes with the veggie assortment (plus a meat). It's the best because every bite has new flavours. They charge $6.00 extra...More

Thank mckeanh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 207 James St. South, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 3A8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 289-389-5294
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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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