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MICHELIN Guide 2019

Café Romanat

  • 462 Santa Clara Ave., Oakland, 94601, United States
  • 13 - 25 USD • Ethiopian
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MICHELIN Guide 2019

Café Romanat

  • 462 Santa Clara Ave., Oakland, 94601, United States
  • 13 - 25 USD • Ethiopian
MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

In a stretch of Oakland that teems with Ethiopian restaurants, Café Romanat is a standout, thanks to its deliciously spiced dishes served in generous portions. Locals (including some Ethiopian families) fill the small room that is set with traditional low stools, woven tables and features colorful fabric curtains and artwork. Order up a homegrown beer, honey wine or a nutty ground flax or sesame seed juice to pair with the sambussas, triangular pastries stuffed with piquant jalapeño-spiked lentils. All the combination platters, served on spongy, slightly sour injera, are perfect for sharing. And the veggie combo, with dishes like sautéed collard greens, lentils in smoky berbere and split peas with turmeric and ginger, will delight any crowd.

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

Facilities & Services

  • E Establishment totally or partly reserved for non-smokers

Information

+1 510-444-1800
Opening hours
Lunch Sat - Sun Dinner Tue - Sun

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