MICHELIN Guide 2019

Zeni

  • 1320 Saratoga Ave., San Jose
  • 13 - 24.99 USD
  • Ethiopian
MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

From its home at the end of a shopping plaza, Zeni caters to expats, tech types and families alike. The interior has a standard dining area decorated with colorful portraits and tapestries as well as traditional seating on low stools at woven tables. Either way, group dining is encouraged. Relish the spongy, enticingly sour injera used to scoop up delicious yemisir wot (red lentils with spicy berbere); kik alicha (yellow peas tinged with garlic and ginger); or beef kitfo (available raw or cooked) tossed with that aromatic spice blend, mitmita, and crowned by crumbled ayib cheese. Here, injera is your only utensil, but be assured as there's a sink in the back to tidy up. Balance the fiery food with cool honey wine, or opt for an after-dinner Ethiopian coffee.

Distinction

The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal

Classification
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Comfortable

Price

13 - 24.99 USD

Services
  • a Wheelchair accessible
  • E Establishment totally or partly reserved for non-smokers

Zeni

+1 408-615-8282
Opening hours
Lunch & dinner Tue - Sun

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