Sambusa (2 Per Order)Thin dough shells stuffed with a balanced blend of minced beef, green chili and herbs. This dish is lightly deep-fried in vegetable oil to a golden perfectionOptions:
, Chicken (3.95)
Vegetarian Sambusa (2 Per Order)This meatless alternative features a masterful compilation or vegetables with green chili, onion and herbs
5.95ShrimpLarge fresh shrimp steamed, then served with meskerem's piquant sauce
5.50Tomato SaladDiced tomatoes tossed with onions and green chili and dressed with olive oil and lemon
Mekerem SaladFeta cheese, tomato, lettuce, dressed in meskerem's house dressing (olive oil and lemon)Options:
, Regular (6.95)
5.50Ethiopian Potato SaladDiced potato, green chili with meskerem's house dressing (olive oil and lemon)
5.50Kay Seer SaladChopped beets, potatoes, onion and chili pepper dressed with meskerem's house dressing (olive oil and lemon)
0.75Sinigg KariaChili pepper stuffed with seasoned onion and herbs
11.95Kay WattVery lean chopped beef, simmered in hot and thick berbere sauce
11.95Alitcha WattExtra lean chopped beef, simmered in a mild and flavorful onion and herb sauce
12.95Special TibbsCubes of choice lean beef, sautéed in special, spicy sauce
12.95Zilzil TibbsStrips of choice lean beef, sautéed in butter, onion and herbs.
11.50Bozena ShurroMeskerem's highly seasoned milled chick peas (shurro) simmered in berbere sauce with cubes of lean beef.
12.50Yebeg Kay WattSucculent lamb meat cooked to tenderness in a hot and thick berbere sauce.
12.50Yebeg AlitchaSucculentt lamb meat cooked in a mild and distinctly flavorful sauce.
12.50Yebeg FitfitPieces of mekerem's traditional injera soaked in one of the above lamb dishes.
11.50Sigana AtkiltLamb meat slowly cooked with string beans, carrots and potatoes in a mild sauce.
11.50ZilboMorsels of lamb, collard greens, and potato seasoned in a specialty mild sauce.
11.75Yedoro WattA drumstick and thigh cooked to tenderness in a hot and thick berbere sauce served Ethiopian style with hard boiled egg
11.75Yedoro AlitchaThis mild version of yedor watt features a drumstick and thigh simmered to perfection in a mild thick sauce and served with a hard boiled egg.
11.75Yedoro FitfitPieces of meskerem's traditional injera soaked in one of the above poultry dishes
Meskerem MessobA dazzling array of beef, chicken, and lamb with vegetarian dishes, arranged on our large serving tray. Entree per personOptions:
One person (13.95)
, Two people (26.95)
, Three or more people (per person) (13.50)
13.50Meskerem TibbsTender chopped lamb sautéed to perfection with onion, green chili, seasoned butter and herbs.
12.45KitfoFreshly minced, very lean beef mixed with mitmita and butter. Kitfo, a specialty of the gurage people of central ethiopia, is served raw, like steak tartar, or lebleb (very rare). The butter has a special herb (koseret) that gives kitfo its flavor.
12.95Gored GoredMorsels of choice lean beef dipped in "awaze", a traditional sauce of milled pepper thickened with honey wine, butter and spices. Gored gored is served raw or very rare.
13.95Shrimp WattShrimp sautéed in meskerem's unique, hot and spicy berber sauce.
13.95Shrimp AlitchaShrimp sautéed in a mild and flavorful onion and herb sauce.
14.25Shrimp TibbsShrimp sautéed with chili, awaze, onion and seasoned butter.
13.95Shrimp AtkiltShrimp cooked with string beans, carrots and cauliflower in meskerem's mild sauce.
13.50Assa WattFillet of fish sautéed in meskerem's unique, hot and spicy berbere sauce.
15.95Seafood PlatterA hearty platter of shrimp, scallops and fillet of fish sautéed in meskerem's special sauce.
9.95Kik AlitchaSlightly pureed yellow split peas simmered in a mild sauce of onion, herbs and spices.
9.95Yemisir WattPureed lentils are simmered in meskerem's own spicy berbere sauce.
10.25Tikil GomenSliced cabbage, carrots and potato chunks, cooked to perfection in a mild sauce.
8.50Misir AzifaPureed lentils served next to a rare combination of finely chopped onions and green chillies mixed in vinaigrette sauce.
10.25Gomen WattChopped collard greens simmered in our unique, hot and spicy berbere sauce.
9.95Shurro WattSeasoned milled chick peas (shurro) simmered in our unique, hot and spicy berbere sauce.
Vegetariab MessobA combination of vegetarian dishes arranged on a platter and served with tomato and potato salads.Options:
One person (12.95)
, Two persons (24.95)
, Three or more persons (per person) (12.25)