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“delicious food!”

Zeni Ethiopian Restaurant
Ranked #24 of 2,223 Restaurants in San Jose
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $15
Cuisines: Ethiopian
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Reviewed July 11, 2012

this is great place for mouth watering grindz. vegetarian and meat dishes alike! my favorite would have to be the chicken and the veggie platter. the prices arent bad either. check it out!

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3  Thank sarah j
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Reviewed July 5, 2012

It is sometimes difficult to find a place that suits the needs of both vegetarians and carnivores, but Zeni has it down. The only down side is that all dishes are combined onto one large serving plate, so if you don't want your vegetarian entree sitting next to chunks of lamb or beef, you'll need to ask for a separate plating.

The restaurant itself is spacious, and there was a good-sized lunch crowd there, even on a weekend.

The service was adequate but hardly what I would call friendly. Also, one odd thing was that the appetizer we ordered came long after we had already tucked into our entrees. The server explained that it takes a long time to prepare the appetizer, a point that probably should be explained when the order is taken.

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3  Thank Footloosewomen
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Reviewed July 3, 2012

I was visiting family and they took me to this really good restaurant serving Ethiopian food. Great beef curry and chicken , lentil spicy curry sitting around a communal plate. Very inferesting experience..the injera tastes like dosa.

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3  Thank seema60
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Reviewed June 28, 2012

I'd my first ethiopian food here! The place has a nice warm comfy setting, service is good..We are vegetarians..So we ordered the veggies platter..It was good enough for two...Reasonably priced..Highly recommend this place..

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3  Thank ms_b183
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Reviewed March 28, 2012

Zeni's is by far the best Ethiopian food around. The staff is great, the food is amazing. Authentic and delicious - we are always satisfied here.

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3  Thank Victoria E
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