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Queen Sheba Ethiopian Cuisine

1704 Broadway
Sacramento, CA 95818
Phone: (916) 446-1223
Cuisine: Ethiopian/African, Vegetarian/Vegan
Price: $$
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  • Hours
    Monday| 11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
    Tuesday| 11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
    Wednesday| 11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
    Thursday| 11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
    Friday| 11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
    Saturday| 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Sunday| 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Attire Casual
  • Atmosphere Romantic, Outdoor Dining, Family / Children
  • Amenities TV
  • Special Needs Non Smoking Area, Booster/High Chairs, Wheelchair Access
  • Bar Beer, Wines
  • Banquet Facilities 50 - 100 People
  • Reservation Information Not Required
  • Meal Times Served Lunch, Dinner
  • Parking Availability Street
  • Payment Methods Amex Cash Mastercard Visa

Highlights

Ethiopian food is more communal than almost any other type of ethnic food. The hallmark of Ethiopian cuisine consists of sharing food on one giant plate and using enjera a spongy, sour, pliable flat bread to scoop up the various shared dishes. enjera is the common thread of almost every meal for Ethiopia's middle and upper classes. Prepared much as it was 1,000 years ago, enjera is both an eating utensil and a palette for other foods to lie on. It lines the giant plate, soaking up the sauces and spices of the various dishes piled on top. The eating of this lining or "tablecloth" signifies that the meal is officially over, completing the communal Ethiopian dining experience. Zion Taddese and her brother Eskinder opened Queen Sheba Restaurant on Howe Avenue in August of 2003. Together, the siblings offer friendly and attentive service along with spicy, flavorful dishes that follow the traditions of Ethiopian dining. You can enjoy, the famed honey wine, tej, which Ethiopians often make themselves, with a unique taste that complements the spices in the food. Combination plates on the menu, allow you to sample different dishes arranged symmetrically on a giant plate. Dishes such as Gomen, a dish of cooked spinach, collard greens, onions and garlic. Gomen may remind you of collards in soul-food cooking. Then experience, miser kik wot (wot meaning "stew"), a satisfying, mild-flavored dish made with lentils and spices. In the combination you will find two similar-tasting dishes, doro wot and gored gored. Doro wot is a popular dish with chicken leg and hard-boiled egg, served on a dark bed of simmered vegetables and spices. It has the color, consistency and heat of a fiery chili. Doro wot is of the chicken family, the gored gored has cubes of beef in a similar mixture, spiced in Ethiopian fashion, with berbere.

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Queen Sheba Ethiopian Cuisine is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 211.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I enjoyed the meat dishes better than the vegetarian ones, which lacked as much spice/flavor. The cottage cheese is AMAZING!
Date published: 2019-03-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Being Valentine's Day there was a waiting line to eat. The bar became empty so we chose to eat there and fight the waitress's filling glasses and water splashing on the counter. Waitresses were helpful in giving pointers on the food and how to eat with your fingers.
Date published: 2019-02-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great outstanding food & good aroma from the spices; great service by the staff.
Date published: 2019-01-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great outstanding food & good aroma from the spices; great service by the staff.
Date published: 2019-01-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love Ethiopian food and tonight in spite of a long wait to be served our order was particularly fresh tasting.
Date published: 2017-09-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Food was excellent. Service was fair. Not too much detail to checking in with the guests to see their ongoing needs. Several of us were new to this dining so an explanation of what to expect would have helped a lot. I would come back for the food.
Date published: 2017-05-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I enjoyed the dinner however I had difficulty locating my voucher on my phone and utilization partly due to first time trying it out
Date published: 2017-05-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I am vegan and love Queen Sheba since they are vegan friendly... deliciously so. I mostly love the lunch buffet so when we go to dinner, have the same things in a dinner plate.
Date published: 2016-10-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from deliciuos food and wonderful service
Date published: 2016-09-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A little slow on bringing out the food.
Date published: 2016-07-07
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