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2731 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85716-5307
+1 520-323-9928
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good30%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2731 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85716-5307
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been going to Zeman's for over ten years now and it is as delicious as ever. I've had ethiopian food from New York to Iceland and I've never found a place as good as Zeman's. If you are in Tucson for even one day,...More

Thank travelbirdette
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Long before Diners, Drive-In and Dives made a visit to this restaurant, Zemam’s was a favorite of mine and many other Tucsonans. Choose from spicy or non-spicy. It’s all delicious! Bone-in chicken, mixed vegetables and spinach are my favorites - I know there are proper...More

Thank Luckylibrarian13
Reviewed May 24, 2018

Had lunch with friends. Had seen Zemam'z on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives and wanted to try it out. The food i very different but very good. The hardest part to get used to us using pieces of Ethiopian bread to eat with. The food is...More

Thank hal4re
Reviewed April 9, 2018

We have know about Zemam's for several years and had intended to give it a try but always seemed to forget. This past Saturday we did stop in at Zemam's after an afternoon at the Theater. OMG! wished we had stopped in years ago. The...More

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed April 4, 2018

A very good friendly of mine invited me to accompany him for dinner at Zemam's. He is a regular, and suggested that we go. The first thing I noticed is that everyone was friendly, and I felt very comfortable. The portions are huge! We got...More

Thank lillyinthesea
Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

I had never had Ethiopian food before and so happy because Zemam's was fantastic. We were able to bring our own wine, too! The lamb was amazing! The service was top notch and prices more than reasonable! Don't miss this gem in Tucson!

Thank ABrannon
Reviewed January 18, 2018

My wife and I had never tried Ethiopian food before. Our daughter and son-in-law introduced us to Zemam's, and now we're hooked! We had a six-dish sampler for the four of us, and there was not one dish that was not a solid ten.The no-utensil...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed November 20, 2017

This is a fun place to go with a group so everyone gets a pick and you can share. There are meat and vegetables choices that are seasoned very nicely. They allow BYOB so our wine complimented the meal perfectly. The service is also very...More

Thank CarolRororo
Reviewed November 4, 2017

Well, the Tucson Weekly did say Zemam's was Tucson's "Best African Restaurant". I'm beginning to doubt their integrity as many other places they recommended in their 'Best of Tucson" did not ring likewise with me. I'm from Seattle where we have a ton of Ethiopian...More

2  Thank ILUVLA63
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

Recently visited this restaurant with my family. It was our first time trying Ethiopian food, and it was definitely a welcome experience. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We got two samplers, trying dishes number one, five, nine, eleven, twelve, and fifteen. We all...More

Thank Leafshadow
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Rita G
March 9, 2018|
Response from ABrannon | Reviewed this property |
yes, they accept credit cards.
Rita G
March 9, 2018|
Response from ABrannon | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2731 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85716-5307
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-323-9928
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