2715 E. Cherry-B
Seattle, WA 98122

Carry-Out & Info


7 Days a Week
10 AM - 9 PM





1. Foul (vg)  $9.00
Lightly-puréed Fava Beans sautéed in a sauce with Olive Oil and topped with Onions, Tomatoes, Serrano Chilies, Eggs, and Feta Cheese.

2. Fir Fir  $12.50
French or Injera bread cooked with Onions, Tomatoes, and Garlic—seasoned with spiced Butter and Berbere Sauce. Your choice, Beef or Lamb. Served with Urgo.

3. Egg Omelet Sandwich (vg)  $5.00
An Egg Omelet with Tomatoes, Onions, and Jalapenos—served in French Bread.

4. Scrambled Eggs (vg)  $8.00
Scrambled Eggs cooked with Onions, Tomatoes, and Bell Peppers.

5. Special Scrambled Eggs (vg)  $10.00
Eggs scrambled with caramelized Onions, Bell Peppers, and Jalapenos—blended with Tomatoes, Green Onions, and Garlic. This specialty dish is sautéed with our unique Berbere spice and herb blend. Delicious!


6. Qateqna (vg)  $5.00
Injera with our special spicy Butter and Berbere mix brushed on the top.


7. Beef Tibs  $13.00
Lean Angus Beef Cubes sautéed in a stir-fry style with a light sauce, your choice mild or spicy.

8. *Ketfo  $13.00
An Ethiopian-style Beef Tartare flavored with spiced Ethiopian Butter, ground Black Cardamom, and a Mitmita spice blend—served raw, medium rare, or cooked.


9. Lamb Tibs  $13.50
Lamb sautéed in a stir-fry style with a light sauce, your choice mild or spicy.

10. Qey Wot  $13.50
Slow-simmered tender Lamb in a spicy savory Berbere Sauce—served with a side of Spinach and house made Ethiopian-style Cheese (Iyb).

11. Dulet  $13.50
Tripe, Liver, Garlic, Onion, Jalepenos, and Black Cardamom—flash-sautéed in Butter. A Cafe Selam house specialty.

Beef or Lamb

12. Alicha Beef  $13.00 or Lamb  $13.50
Cooked with Red Bell Peppers, Tomatoes, Jalapenos, and a Turmeric spice blend—served with 2 Veggie sides and our house made Serrano Chili paste.

13. Special Tibs Beef  $15 or Lamb  $15.50
Meat seared to perfection with Onions, Bell Peppers, Garlic, and house spices. Served with fresh Salad and Serrano Chili paste.


14. Doro Wat  $12.75
Red Onions, Tomato, Butter, and Chicken—long stewed in our special Berbere Sauce.


15. Yasa Tibs (Tilapia)  $14.50
Seared Tilapia tossed in a tibs-style Awaze sauce—along with Onions, Tomatoes, Bell Peppers, Berbere, and house spices. Order mild to spicy.


16. Meat Combination  $15.00
A delicious and generous combination of our finest meat dishes with veggie sides.

17. Vegetarian Combination (vg)  $13.00
A blend of dishes #21,#22,#23,#24,#25, and #26.


18. Vegetarian Sides (vg)  $4.00
Your choice of our rich and delicious Vegetarian dishes (1/2 order).

19. Urgo (Yogurt) (vg)  $3.50
A uniquely-flavored house made Yogurt served with a Mitmita spice blend. A countryside specialty of Ethiopia.

20. Iyb (vg)  $2.00
Ethiopian-style Cheese.

21. Shiro Wat (vg) $8.00
Blended Red Beans with Garlic, Onions, Olive Oil, and Spices. Prepared in a delicious style exclusive to Cafe Selam.

22. Mesir Wat (vg)  $8.00
Red Lentils prepared with Red Onions and Olive Oil—mixed with Ethiopian Spices in a Berbere Sauce and cooked to perfection.

23. Alicha Miser (vg)  $8.00
Lentils cooked in a sauce of Onions, Garlic, Ginger, Turmeric, and Ethiopian Spices.

24. Spinach (vn)  $8.00
Spinach cooked with Garlic, Onions, and Olive Oil.

25. Salad (vn)  $8.00
Romaine Lettuce, sliced Tomatoes, and Onions—tossed in dressing of Lemon and extra virgin Olive Oil.

26. Cabbage (vn)  $8.00
Cabbage, Potatoes, and Carrots cooked with Garlic and Ginger in a Turmeric-based spice blend.


Mango Juice  $2.50
Can Sodas  $1.50
Bottle Soda w/Natural Sugar  $2.00
Perrier  $2.00
Tea  $2.00 (w/ Cinnamon, Cardamom, Clove, & Ginger)
Coffee  $2.50 (roasted in house—first refill free)

Domestic Beers  $3.00
Ethiopian Beers  $4.00
Domestic and Ethiopian Wines  $5.00

Vegetarian items on the menu are marked (vg), vegan items are marked (vn).
*Consuming raw or uncooked meat may increase your risk of food-borne illness.
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