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Blue Nile

577 Gladstone Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 5P2, Canada
+1 613-321-0774
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good57%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“injera” (7 reviews)
“stews” (2 reviews)
“lamb” (2 reviews)
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
577 Gladstone Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 5P2, Canada
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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

A solid 5 stars for delivering exactly what I was expecting: delicious kitfo, lovely coffee/tea, chill atmosphere, and gracious service. I went on a Thursday night at 8:30pm and stayed and worked on my laptop until closing (10pm). This place seems like too much of...More

Thank Lucie K
Reviewed 6 December 2017

We checked out this rest for lunch, now @ a new location. This one is a keeper. We both ordered Ye-beg Tibbs, a tasty lamb dish served on an Ehtiopian pancake c/w a delicious salad. The food was incredible, the service cordial, and the prices...More

Thank Antonio8069
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Well 1st off let me say the injera and vegetable stews (chickpeas, lentils, cabbage, yellow pea + 1 unidentified) were seasoned perfectly and very tasty. The decor and atmosphere I imagine is quite authenticate and probably quite similar to how it would if we were...More

Thank Mandy450
Reviewed 25 September 2017

The Blue Nile serves excellent Ethiopian food at a reasonable price. My sampler cost only $13.99. (It is now at 707 Gladstone Ave.)

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 3 September 2017

This restaurant offers exceptional value, warm service and unique eats. A consistent go-to for our dinners out. The family that runs the restaurant cooks their food with heart, and everything tastes freshly prepared. Drinks are extremely cheap, and the Ethiopian honey wine is highly recommended....More

Thank Hayley I
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We were visiting our son and he suggested we try Ethiopian food. Food was served on a platter. You tear off a piece of "bread" and use it to scoop up food. No utensils! Enjoyed the meal. Service was good.

Thank roadtripmom2016
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We went on a Saturday afternoon, it wasn't too busy at all. We got our food in a short amount of time but the service afterwards was just lacking. He never came by to fill our waters, nor to deliver a bill. Once we got...More

Thank Michelle T
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We ordered 2 dishes: Ye-Beg the Tibbs (lamb) and the Blue Nile Combination Platter (mix of legumes and chicken). Both dishes were flavorful. The lamb was simply yummy but got a bit dried towards the end. The combination plate had different types of legumes (all...More

Thank Damiano T
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We were looking for a good Ethiopian place and came upon Blue Nile. It was everything we were looking for.

Thank Shandel B
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We'd been looking for something different for a while and completely by accident I noticed this place. Having never had Ethiopian cuisine before our server made some wonderful recommendations and demonstrated the proper way to dine (no knives and forks needed!) If you're looking for...More

Thank BrianSharpe
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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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  • Address: 577 Gladstone Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 5P2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-321-0774
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