Reviews & Articles

A Coffee Brewing Jebena at Habesha Cafe

Social Media Reviews

Google (4.7 Stars)
“The BEST coffee I’ve ever had in my life, and truly amazing food to match. The owners are a lovely couple that truly care about their community.” —Alex
Yelp (4 1/2 Stars)
“This is a great place to get takeout during the COVID crisis! We got the veggie combo. It was a good deal — about $15 and enough food for two of us, and had lots of tasty dishes.” —Daniel

Happy Cow
“Serves meat, vegan options available. Restaurant, deli and cafe. Vegan dishes are marked on the menu.”

Web Articles

Seattle Met (Seattle’s Best Ethiopian and Eritrean Restaurants)
“Seyoum puts her own Eritrean spin on spice mixes and preparations, but she also has her finger firmly on Seattle’s pulse.”

Seattle Vegan
“Habesha Café is a vegan friendly Eritrean and Ethiopian restaurant and market in Hillman City. They have a comprehensive, very vegan friendly menu.”

Eater Seattle
“This Hillman City Ethiopian and Eritrean is a hybrid restaurant, cafe, and deli that serves up excellent breakfast all day.”
Seattle PI
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Daily Hive
“If you’re feeling like eating a lighter breakfast meal, Amy’s Merkato has 10 options for you. Pick between vegetarian favorite foul or chechebse, a pita prepared with a buttery and spicy berbere sauce that’s deliciously balanced with a yogurt or sour cream side.”
Seattle Globalist
“Recent out-of-town guests, excited to sample what they described as ‘Seattle’s famous Ethiopian food,’ got me wondering where the very best local injera might be found.”

Seattle Refined
“She also runs a deli and restaurant on Rainier Ave. S. in Hillman City.

Seattle Met
“Half the appeal is the Ethiopian and Eritrean food—the vegetarian combos, the beef tibs sandwiches, the wots, the all-day breakfast. The other half is the warm welcome from owners.”

South Seattle Emerald
“Amy’s Merkato serves Southeast Seattle eclectic Ethiopian, Mediterranean fare…and so much more.”