$6 Blue Nile Salad - Fresh Romaine lettuce, tomatoes, onions & sliced avocado tossed in our house herb vinaigrette, served on Injera. add chicken $3
$3 Himbasha Bread Sticks - Thick slices of homemade leavened bread with flavors of honey, fenugreek, thyme, cinnamon & cardamom. Served with your choice of olive oil or spicy Keye Wat sauce.
$6 Azifah Fitfit - Whole lentils, green peppers, chopped onions & bits of Injera tossed in vinegar, olive oil & mustard. Served chilled on Injera.
$6 Hummus Platter – A creamy blend of chickpeas, tahini, garlic & sea salt, topped with your choice of olive oil or homemade Ethiopian butter. Served with crisp-baked Injera & warm slices of Himbasha.
$4/cup $6/bowl Shorba – Organic, homemade peanut butter or lentil soup, served with warm himbasha. (lentils seasonal)
$7 Ethiopian Nachos – A Harrisonburg favorite! Home fried tortillas, smothered with spicy Keye Wat sauce, fresh pico de gallo, creamy guacamole, cheddar jack cheese, jalapeño relish, sour cream & Ayeb (Ethiopian Mild Cheese).
$4 Fried Tofu – Our signature sweet & sour tofu, fried to perfection. Served on a bed of crispy Romaine.
$4 Onion Rings – Fried in our homemade beer batter & served with our tangy honey mustard.
SANDWICHES & SUCH
$7 Cheese Steak – Chicken, beef or portabella mushrooms sautéed with veggies on a honey wheat bun. Topped with cheddar, mozzarella lettuce & tomato. Includes your choice of side.
$7 Himbasha Pockets – Your choice of chicken, beef or tofu baked in a pocket of Himbasha with spicy Keye Wat and mozzarella. Substitute portabella mushroom for $1, lamb for $2
$7 Makeda’s Tacos – Hot, soft corn tortillas filled with chicken, beef or protabella, with onions, peppers & lettuce. Served with salsa, guacamole and fresh fried tortilla chips.
$7 Tofu Hoagie – Our delicious sweet & sour fried tofu with crispy Romaine on a honey wheat roll, topped with cilantro & jalapeños. Includes your choice of side.
$7 Veggie Grinder – A refreshing mix of hummus & flaxseed, piled with crispy peppers & cucumber, fresh tomato and gouda cheese on a honey wheat bun. Includes your choice of side.
$7 Eggie Grinder – Scrambled eggs fried with collard greens & rosemary, topped with guacamole on a toasted honey wheat bun. Includes your choice of side.
$6 Gouda Grilled Cheese – Dutch gouda cheese melted between whole grain bread and Ethiopian spiced butter, stuffed with fresh tomato. Includes your choice of side.
$3 Handcut fries or sweet potato fries
$2 Atkilt Alicha (mixed vegetables)
$2 Gomen (collard greens)
$2 Red or Green Cabbage
ETHIOPIAN LUNCH (available 11am-3pm)
$8.99/ Tues – Sat $6.99 / Sun – Mon Ethiopian Lunch Buffet – Featuring more than 15 homemade traditional Ethiopian dishes. a great way to try everything!
$6 Chicken and Rice - One Keye Doro Wat drumstick, Gomen & Atkilt Alicha served on rice.
$6 Lunch Tibs - Sautéed chicken or beef, Gomen & Atkilt Alicha on Injera or rice. Substitue lamb for $2
$7 Vegetarian Lunch Combo – Misir Wat, Atkilt Alicha & Tofu Keye Wat served on Injera or rice.
TRADITIONAL ETHIOPIAN (served on Injera or rice)
$9 Misir Wat - Red split lentils stewed with onions, garlic, ginger and Berebere.
$9 Misir Alicha - Red slit lentils stewed with onions, garlic, ginger and turmeric.
$9 Atkilt Alicha - Potatoes, green beans, carrots, and onions cooked with ginger, garlic and turmeric.
$9 Tofu Keye Wat – Tofu stewed with tomatoes, onions, garlic, ginger and Berebere.
$9 Gomen – Collard greens stewed with onions, garlic, ginger and tomatoes.
$9 Shiro Wat – Ethiopia’s most popular comfort food! Sun-dried peas and beans ground then stewed with Berebere, onions, and garlic.
$9 Red or Green Cabbage – Choice of red or green cabbage stewed with onions, tomatoes, garlic and ginger.
$9 Enguday Wat – Fresh portabella mushrooms diced and stewed with tomatoes, onions, and garlic.
CHICKEN BEEF & LAMB
Tibs - Chicken, beef or lamb sauteed with homemade Ethiopian butter, onions, tomatoes, green peppers, garlic and ginger. $14/$15/$18
Keye Wat - Chicken, beef or lamb stewed with hard-boiled eggs, tomatoes, onions, garlic and Berebere. $14/$15/$18
COMBINATION PLATTERS (served on injera)
$30 Vegetarian Platter: One traditional appetizer & four vegetable entrees.
$35 Mixed Platter: One traditional appetizer, two vegetable entrees & one chicken, beef or lamb entree.
$55 Super Platter: One traditional appetizer, two vegetable entrees, one chicken entree, one beef entree & one lamb entree. $55
$3 Mango Sorbet – A fruity, fresh, icy treat!
$5 Baklava - Three pieces of local-made, sticky, delicious pastry. Flakey, golden brown phyllo dough, layered with roasted nuts & cinnamon, then drizzled with honey.
$5 Brownie & Ice Cream - Warm, espresso dusted dark chocolate brownie from the Brown Butter Bakery, topped with a scoop of vanilla ice cream from Kline’s Dairy Bar.
Keye Wat: Homemade tomato sauce stewed with fresh onions, garlic, ginger root and olive oil. This sauce is the base for many of our dishes.
Tibs: This word means “sauteed meat” or “stir fried”. We cook beef, lamb, chicken and even eggs this way.
Alicha: This word means “mild” or “not spicy”.
Injera: Homemade thin, pancake-like, sour bread made from barley and Teff flour. Teff is native to the northern Ethiopian Highlands. It is high in dietary fiber and iron with some protein and calcium.
Himbasha: Homemade leavened bread flavored with honey, fenugreek, thyme, cinnamon and cardamom.
Berebere: Our homemade hot sauce comes two ways — Mitmita: Hot pepper, onions, garlic and an array of herbs and spices dried and ground into a spicy powder. Awaze: similar to mitmita but mixed with homemade Ethiopian mustard and water.