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English first
Tucson
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119 reviews 119 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I love the idea of spicy food that is cooked with love. Zemams is amazing, the food is incredible, a delightful selection of many different meats, lentils, veggies cooked to perfection and served with incredible injera to scoop up the delightful stews. We love to get a sampler platter which is 3 choices and then a whole order of another... More 

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Georgetown, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Amazing food in a very casual setting. Don't let the location fool you, this food is truly wonderful.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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48 reviews 48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

An Ethiopian restaurant in Tucson, well if you would have told me I would go and eat there I would have had serious doubts. If you don't know it you will never go. The building is not attractive, the decoration is old and desuet, but do not judge too quickly. The food is good, the prices very reasonable, the service... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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68 reviews 68 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The Zemam's in Broadway has a new outlet on Speedway near the University and Pima CC. I tried this with friends for lunch and was pleasantly surprised at how good the flavors were. We has a couple vegetarian sampler plates and one meat sampler. You eat Ethiopian cuisine with the thin, flat sourdough bread in your hand to pick up... More 

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Glendale, Arizona
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We have carnivores and vegans in our family, so finding something that satisfies all can sometimes be a challenge. My power eating vegan son suggested Ethiopian food and we found Zemam's on TripAdvisor. When we drove up, I thought "Uh oh ... this is the best Ethiopian food in Tucson 'cuz it's the only Ethiopian food in Tucson." The restaurant... More 

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

the food was amazing, service was good, very small space. served family style with cultural bread. The tea was delicious as well. Several vegetation dishes. Several spicy dishes

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Tucson
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47 reviews 47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

One block from our house Zemams offers an authentic Ethiopian food experience at a reasonable price .y favorite is the veggie sampler, red lentils, chickpeas and green split peas. You can bring your own alcohol

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I went to Zemam's with my friend to try something new. I was impressed by the food and the restaurant was super adorable inside. My only complaint was the dessert menu only has american ice cream.

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Cottonwood, Arizona
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Our family eats here each time we visit Tucson because we love the food and the unique dining experience. No plates or forks needed... Just your fingers and napkins. The sampler is a great way to start the adventure. These are just a few selections we enjoy: Zigni (spicy beef), Yedoro Alicha (yummy chicken) and Gomen Alicha (cabbage and veggies).

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Tucson, Arizona
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76 reviews 76 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

When we moved to Tucson, I was thrilled to discover that there was an Ethiopian restaurant in town. When given an opportunity to get out without kids, we immediately decided to give Zemam's a try. There isn't much parking, and the dining area is likewise small and fairly limited, and the decor isn't much to look at. Thank goodness none... More 

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Additional Information about Zemam's

Address: 2731 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85716-5307
Phone Number: 520-323-9928
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Ethiopian

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