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Zeni

4.4 (1374)$$Ethiopian restaurant

1320 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA 95129

Zeni

1320 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA 95129

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Menu
Eggs
Ethiopian Scrambled Eggs
$16.00
Scrambled eggs with onions, jalapeños and fresh tomatoes.
Ethiopian Scrambled Eggs W/Meat
$18.00
Scrambled eggs with seasoned ground beef, onions, jalapeños, and fresh tomatoes.
Appetizers
House Salad
$10.00
Zeni's famous green leaf salad topped with, tomatoes, onions and jalapeños in a zesty house dressing.
Poultry
Ye Doro Wot
$22.00
Chicken leg drumsticks cooked to tenderness in a spicy Berbere (Ethiopian chili powder) sauce with onions, garlic, ginger and clarified butter. Served with a hard boiled egg and housemade cheese.
Ye Doro Tibs: Juicy
$20.00
Boneless, skinless pieces of cubed chicken sautéed in a special blend of onions, tomatoes, jalapeños, and clarified butter.
Ye Doro Wot Fir Fir
$23.00
Small pieces of Injera (Ethiopian bread) scrambled in Ye Doro Wot.
Ye Doro Tibs Fir Fir
$21.00
Small pieces of Injera (Ethiopian bread) scrambled in Ye Doro Tibs: Juicy.
Ye Doro Tibs: Sizzling
$20.00
Boneless, skinless cubed pieces of chicken stir fried in a special blend of spices, onions, and jalapeños.
Beef
Kitfo
$23.00
Finely chopped prime beef from selected lean round steak. Seasoned with clarified butter and Mitmita (Ethiopian Chilli Powder). Served raw, medium or well done, along with a side of homemade cheese.
Alitcha Wat
$20.00
Extra lean pieces of chopped beef braised in a mild stew consisting of spiced butter, onions, garlic, ginger and turmeric.
Zilzil Tibs
$23.00
Strips of tender beef sautéed with onions and jalapeños.
Ye Bere Tibs Fir Fir
$24.00
Scrambled pieces of Injera (Ethiopian Bread) in Ye Bere Tibs: Juicy.
Bozena Shiro
$21.00
Zeni's highly seasoned milled chickpeas simmered in Berbere (Ethiopian chili powder) with selected cubes of lean beef.
Qeiy Wat
$20.00
Hot and spicy beef stew. Very lean chopped beef simmered in a thick Berbere (Ethiopian chili powder) sauce and clarified butter.
Gored Gored
$22.00
Lean cubed beef simmered in a blend of red peppers and clarified butter. Gored Gored is a traditional dish served raw or rare.
Ye Bere Tibs: Juicy
$22.00
Chunks of lean beef sautéed with onions, tomatoes, jalapeños and clarified butter.
Fir Fir
$24.00
Small pieces of Injera (Ethiopian bread) scrambled with deliciously tender pieces of beef, simmered to perfection in Berbere (Ethiopian chili powder) based sauce. Flavored with garlic and spices.
Ye Bere Tibs: Sizzling
$22.00
Chunks of lean beef sautéed in a special blend of spices, onions and jalapeños.
Lamb
Ye Beg Tibs: Sizzling
$25.00
Succulent pieces of fresh lamb sautéed with onions and jalapeños.
Ye-Beg Alitcha Wot
$23.00
Mild stew with extra lean chopped pieces of lamb simmered in spiced butter, onions, garlic, ginger and turmeric.
Ye-Beg Tibs Fir Fir
$26.00
Scrambled pieces of Injera (Ethiopian Bread) in a Berbere (Ethiopian chili powder) based sauce with succulent pieces of fresh lamb sautéed in clarified butter, onions, jalapeños, and tomatoes.
Ye Beg Tibs: Juicy
$25.00
Succulent pieces of fresh lamb sautéed in clarified butter with onions, tomatoes, and jalapeños.
Vegetarian entrées
Ye Misir Wot
$18.00
Puréed split red lentils simmered in Zeni's own mildly spicy Berbere (Ethiopian Chili Powder) sauce.
Atkilt Wot
$18.00
A delicious vegetable medley including boiled chopped cabbage, sliced carrots, and potato chunks. Simmered with onions, garlic, ginger, and vegetable oil.
Foule
$17.00
Cooked fava beans mixed with fresh tomatoes, jalapeños and herbs. Prepared with a choice of oil or butter.
Misir Kitfo
$18.00
Puréed lentils mixed with Mitmita (Ethiopian Chili Powder), purified seasoned butter and herbs.
Kik Alitcha
$17.00
Split yellow peas simmered in onions, garlic, ginger, and turmeric.
Gomen Wot
$19.00
Chopped collard greens simmered in a mild mixture of onions, herbs, and oil.
Shuro Wat
$20.00
Roasted and powdered imported chickpeas are simmered in our unique Berbere (Ethiopian Chili Powder) sauce with tomatoes, garlic and vegetable oil.
Ye Tsom Firfir
$17.00
Scrambled pieces of Injera (Ethiopian Bread) with a delicious Berbere (Ethiopian Chili Powder) sauce, flavored with garlic, and Ethiopian herbs.
Ye Tsome Fir Fir
$18.00
Scrambled Injera with a delicious berbere sauce, flavored with garlic and Ethiopian herbs.
Combinations
Vegeterian Combo
$25.00
A combination of Ye Misir Wot (Red Lentils), Ye Kik Alitcha (Yellow Split Peas), Atkilt Wot (Vegetable Medley), Ye Gomen Wot (Collard Greens), and Ye Timatim Fitfit.
Meat Combination
$28.00
A combination of Ye Beg Alitcha Wot (Lamb) or Alitcha Wot (Beef), Doro Tibs: Juicy (Chicken), Kitfo (Beef) and Iybe (Housemade Cheese). Kitfo is served raw, medium, or well done.
Zeni's Specialities
Yedoro Kitfo
$20.00
Boneless, skinless, ground chicken soaked in a herbed butter sauce and Mitmita (Ethiopian Chili Powder).
Kikil Kitfo
$20.00
Cooked and finely chopped prime beef from selected lean round steak seasoned with a herbed butter sauce and Mitmita (Ethiopian Chili Powder). Served with house-made cheese.
Cold Beverages
Soda
$3.00
Juice
$3.00
Mineral Water
$3.50
Apple Juice
$3.50
Orange Juice
$3.50

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