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MICHELIN Guide Washington, D.C.

Zenebech

  • 2420 18th St. NW, Washington, 20009, United States
  • 25 - 44 USD • Ethiopian, Regional Cuisine
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Offering Ethiopian classics for pickup and delivery

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MICHELIN Guide Washington, D.C.

Zenebech

  • 2420 18th St. NW, Washington, 20009, United States
  • 25 - 44 USD • Ethiopian, Regional Cuisine
MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

Silver Spring may be ground zero for Ethiopian/Eritrean restaurants, but this family-owned Adams Morgan spot easily gives any other place a run for their money—it’s that good. In a region where occupation, civil war, famine, and political turmoil have dominated the narrative, this kitchen's exquisite cuisine reflects the many nuances of this deeply fascinating nation.While many cultures break bread together, few do it as well as the Ethiopians, where silky-smooth injera is torn apart to scoop up the shared stew, like awaze tibs. Its tender lamb cubes, in a brick-red berbere sauce, are then slowly simmered to perfection, crowned with perfectly seasoned greens, spicy lentils, and potatoes for a dish that rarely receives the credit—or fanfare—it is due.

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  • = Bib Gourmand: good quality, good value cooking
  • ò Simple restaurant
Speciality
  • Beef sambusa of fried pastry filled with ground beef and black pepper onions and garlic
  • Lega sibs tender lamb cooked medium well with onions jalapenos tomato and herbs
  • Honey wine tej

Facilities & Services

  • a Wheelchair access
  • E Non-smoking restaurant
  • T Air conditioning
  • Credit card / Debit card accepted
  • Take away

Information

+1 202-667-4700
Opening hours
Closed: lunch : Monday-Thursday

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