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Sheba Ethiopian Restaurant

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418 College St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
+1 416-963-5527
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Today
16:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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North York
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77 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

the place is dirty !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! the server was soooo slow !! they don't know how to make drinks ! the food was ok but over priced for what you get first time ! last time !

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Thank Line L
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

We really loved this place. This was the first time we eat ethiopian food so we ask the staff for a recommendation. It was simply perfect!

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Thank Alejandra F
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164 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

I was really hungry when I visited here so that likely influenced my review. I haven't gone for Ethiopian for a while as my last experience elsewhere wasn't good. We ordered the vegetarian platter and it was fantastic. I really over ate. The spicy lentil was my favorite but I have to say it was all tasty. Staff is very... More 

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Thank RM12
Toronto
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Visited this restaurant on Saturday night and we were nicely surprised - no waiting time to sit. We had a nice table by the window. It was getting darker outside- tealight on our table made it special, Pleasant decor (must have changed from when other reviews were posted) and very clean. Our food arrived in a reasonable time, was nicely... More 

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Thank Aprilkot
Toronto, Canada
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

We love Sheba, the food is amazing, the service might seem slow but when you think about every dish is made to order, it is well worth the wait! Their Yebeg Tibs and Miser Wot are our go to dishes every time, as much as we've tried almost every other dish in their menu... the injera is fresh, moist and... More 

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Thank Monchkin
Bellevue, Washington
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61 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015

Went to the location of this restaurant with the intention of dining at the Persian restaurant next door. Noticed this place and decided to check out the menu in the window. The owner came out and convinced us to give them a try. Over all I'm glad we did. The staff was friendly and the food was very good. However... More 

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Thank J B
Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2015 via mobile

Went here today with friends after work. All of us were totally disappointed. We ordered a chicken, a lamb and a beef dish and a veggie lentil dish. It took them nearly 35 minutes to get the food to the table. The beef was just alright didn't have any flavour. The lamb was over cooked dry and chewy and now... More 

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Thank Winterfoxy
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2015 via mobile

We loved eating at Sheba. The food was delicious and the place was really cool. The staff was very nice, but they seemed more interested in something on their iPad than checking on us. Overall great experience though!

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Thank Taylor L
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2014 via mobile

I absolutely enjoyed the food and atmosphere at Sheba! I enjoy the fact that they carry a type of honey wine that is close to the homemade versions you find in Ethiopia. Great, great atmosphere with warm and sincere staff and the food is excellent. The location is convenient and easily accessible from downtown hotels. Another great reasonably priced Ethiopian... More 

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Thank Jemal C
Iowa City, Iowa
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52 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2014

This was part of a conference I attended in Toronto- the option to dine around the world. I chose Ethiopian and was given instructions to walk to Sheba. The restaurant is simple, but clean and comfortable. The waitress was very nice and attentive, bringing Ethiopian honey wine, beer and keeping our water glasses full. We split plates between four people... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
African, Ethiopian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 418 College St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-963-5527

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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?

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