Demera

Demera

$$ • Vegetarian • Ethiopian • African • Healthy • Family Friendly • Black-owned

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Location and hours

4801 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60640
Sunday - Thursday
12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Friday - Saturday
12:00 PM - 09:00 PM

4801 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60640 • More info


  • Appetizers

    • Appetizer Messob (Combo Platter)

      A five piece combination of each of our sambusa options and ambasha paired with choice of cheese spread.
      $12.00
    • Beef Sambussa (3 Pieces)

      Fried dumplings with a filling of minced prime beef with demera's sambusa mix (sauteed onions, bell peppers, special combination of demera seasonings and a hint of spices.) served with a sweet and spicy honey awaze sauce.
      $6.50
    • Sambussa Sampler (5 Pieces)

      Combination of each of sambusa options.
      $9.50
    • Chicken Sambussa (3 Pieces)

      Fried dumplings filled with chicken breast meat and demera's sambusa mix (sauteed onions, bell peppers, special combination of demera seasonings and a hint of spices.) served with a sweet and spicy honey awaze sauce.
      $6.50
    • Cheese Sambussa (3 Pieces)

      Fried dumplings. Served with a sweet and spicy honey awaze sauce. Vegetarian.
      $6.50
    • Spinach Sambussa (3 Pieces)

      `Fried dumplings stuffed with spinach and demera's sambusa mix (sauteed onions, bell peppers, special combination of demera seasonings and a hint of spices.) served with a sweet and spicy honey awaze sauce. Vegetarian.
      $6.50
    • Lentil Sambussa (3 Pieces)

      Large fried dumplings with a filling of lentils and demera's sambusa mix (sauteed onions, bell peppers, special combination of demera seasonings and a hint of spices.) served with a sweet and spicy honey awaze sauce. Vegetarian.
      $6.50
    • Ambasha (Bread & Cheese Spread)

      Traditional skillet baked bread served with your choice of (a) ayib be mitmita-Ethiopian spicy cheese flavored with mitmita and spiced butter or (b) ayib be gomen-Ethiopian mild cheese flavored with collard greens.
      $7.00
  • Salads

    • Kayseer Salata (Beets Salad)

      Beets with onion, sliced and seeded jalapeno and fresh lime vinaigrette.
      $7.00
    • Side House Salad

      Romaine lettuce, baby spinach, fresh roma tomatoes, cucumber, red cabbage, green pepper, and red onion. Served with fresh lime vinaigrette.
      $4.00
  • Messobs (Combination Platters)

    • Demera Messob (Serves 2)

      Choice of three meat dishes and three vegetable dishes. Includes four pieces of injera.
      $39.00
    • Vegetarian Messob (Serves 2)

      Choice of six vegetarian portions. Includes four pieces of injera.
      $30.00
    • Vegetable Beyanetu for 1

      A sampling of all of our available vegetarian options. Includes two pieces of injera.
      $21.00
    • Vegetable Bayanetu (Serves 2)

      A sampling of all of our available vegetarian options. Includes four pieces of injera.
      $39.00
    • Meat Messob (Serves 2)

      Select six different meat dishes. Limit to two meat tibs. Order includes four pieces of regular injera.
      $45.00
  • Vegetables

    • Misir Wot (Red Lentils)

      Split red lentils stewed in a rich and spicy berbere sauce. Spicy. Vegetarian. Comes with a vegetarian side portion and two pieces of injera.
      $13.00
    • Dinich Wot

      Chopped potatoes stewed in a rich and spicy berbere sauce. Served with one vegetarian side and two pieces of injura.
      $14.00
    • Kik Alicha (Yellow Split-Peas)

      Split yellow peas stewed with onions, garlic and seeded jalapeno peppers. Vegetarian. Comes with a vegetarian side and two pieces of injera.
      $13.00
    • Gomen (Collard Greens)

      Collard greens slow cooked with onions, garlic and ginger. Vegetarian. Comes with a vegetarian side and two pieces of injera.
      $13.00
    • Shiro (Mixed Legumes)

      Mixed legumes prepared with ginger root, rue, bishops weed and garlic. Spicy. Vegetarian. Comes with a vegetarian side and two pieces of regular injera.
      $13.00
    • Quosta (Spinach)

      Spinach slow cooked with onions, tomatoes, garlic and ginger. Vegetarian. Comes with a vegetarian side and two pieces of regular injera.
      $13.00
    • Tikle Gomen (Cabbage & Carrots)

      Chopped cabbage and carrots slow cooked with onions, garlic, ginger and turmeric and seasoned with seeded jalapenos. Vegetarian. Comes with a veggie side and two pieces of regular injera.
      $13.00
    • Yatkilt Wat (Mixed Vegetables)

      Mixed vegetables of carrots, green beans, potatoes, squash and zucchini, stewed with onions, garlic and ginger. Vegetarian. Comes with a veggie side and two pieces of regular injera.
      $13.00
    • Kayseer Tibs (Beets & Carrots)

      Sautéed garden beets and carrots seasoned with cinnamon. Vegetarian. Comes with a veggie side and two pieces of regular injera.
      $14.00
  • Chicken

    • Doro Wot (Spicy Chicken Stew)

      Amish chicken in berbere sauce served bone-in with a hardboiled egg and ayib (farmer’s cheese). Spicy. Comes with a veggie side and two pieces of regular injera.
      $17.00
    • Doro Alicha (Mild Chicken Stew)

      Amish chicken in alicha sauce served bone-in with a hardboiled egg and ayib (farmer’s cheese). Comes with a veggie side and two pieces of regular injera.
      $17.00
    • Ye-Doro Tibs (Sauteed Chicken)

      Amish chicken breast, cubed and sautéed with onions, garlic, tomatoes, sliced jalapeño peppers and fresh rosemary. Comes with a veggie side and two pieces of regular injera.
      $17.00
  • Beef

    • Ye-Siga Wot (Spicy Stewed Beef)

      Tender cubed beef cooked in a rich and spicy Bbq sauce. Spicy. Comes with a veggie side and two pieces of regular injera.
      $17.00
    • Siga Alicha (Mild Beef Stew)

      Tender cubed beef cooked in a savory alicha sauce. Comes with a veggie side and two pieces of regular injera.
      $17.00
    • Awaze Tibs (Spicy Sauteed Beef)

      Lean beef sautéed with onions, garlic and jalapeño peppers and a spicy awaze. Spicy. Comes with a veggie side and two pieces of regular injera.
      $17.00
    • Kitfo (Steak Tartare)

      Served with herbed butter sauce, mitmita and side of ayib. Comes with a veggie side and two pieces of regular injera.
      $18.00
    • 20. Special Kitfo (Steak Tartare)

      Mixed with ayib and collard greens. Comes with a veggie side and two pieces of regular injera.
      $19.00
  • Lamb

    • Ye-Beg Wot (Spicy Stewed Lamb)

      Tender cubed lamb cooked in a rich and spicy berbere sauce. Spicy. Comes with a veggie side and two pieces of regular injera.
      $18.00
    • Ye-Beg-Alicha (Mild Stewed Lamb)

      Tender cubed lamb cooked in a savory alicha sauce. Comes with a veggie side and two pieces of regular injera.
      $18.00
    • Lega Tibs (Spicy Sauteed Lamb)

      Sautéed lamb with onions, tomatoes, garlic, jalapeno peppers, awaze and rosemary. Spicy. Comes with a veggie side and two pieces of regular injera.
      $19.00
    • Derek Tibs (Dry Sauteed Lamb)

      Dry sautéed lamb with onions, garlic and sliced jalapeno peppers. Comes with a veggie side and two pieces of regular injera.
      $19.00
  • Seafood

    • 27. Ye-Asa Leb Leb (Sauteed Fish)

      Tilapia filets, cubed and cooked with onions, tomatoes, garlic, ginger and seeded jalapeño peppers. Comes with a veggie side and two pieces of regular injera.
      $17.00
    • Shrimp Tibs (Sauteed Shrimp)

      Sliced shrimp sauteed with onions, fresh tomatoes, garlic, jalapeno peppers, awaze and fresh rosemary. Comes with a veggie side and two pieces of regular injera.
      $19.00
  • Desserts

    • Flourless Chocolate Torte

      Gluten free
      $8.00
    • Ethiopian Style Tiramisu

      Ladyfinger cookies soaked in buna (Ethiopian coffee) and brandy layered with mascarpone cheese.
      $8.50
  • Sides

    • Side of Meat, Tibs

      Small side portion of one of our meat tibs options. Does not include injera or any additional condiments.
      $7.00
    • Side of Meat, Stews

      Small order of one of our meat wots or alichas. Does not include injera or any additional condiments.
      $7.00
    • Side of Kitfo (Steak Tartare)

      Small order of kitfo. Does not include injera, cheese, or condiments.
      $7.00
    • Side Veggie

      Small order of one of our vegetarian dishes. Does not include injera or additional sauces.
      $5.00
    • Side of Ambasha

      Ethiopian skillet-baked bread.
      $4.00
    • Lg Side of Ayib (Farmer's Cheese)

      4oz portion of Ethiopian farmer's cheese.
      $4.00
    • Sm Side Awaze Sauce

      One oz side of Ethiopian hot sauce.
      $0.50
    • Sm Side Mitmita

      1oz side of spicy powder.
      $0.50
    • Side Honey Awaze

      1oz side of sweet and spicy sauce.
      $0.50
    • 1 Piece Extra Injera (Regular)

      One full piece of injera flat bread. Made using a mixture of teff and wheat flour.
      $1.50
    • 1 Piece Teff (Gluten Free) Injera to Go

      One piece of gluten free teff injera. Made from 100% teff flour. *prepared in a facility that uses wheat flour; there is potential risk for cross contamination.
      $2.00
    • Substitute Gluten Free Injera for 1 (2 Pieces)

      Gluten free injera bread made from fermented teff flour and water. *prepared in an environment that also uses wheat; there is a risk of cross contamination.
      $3.00
    • Gluten Free Injera

      $2.50
  • Beverages

    • Ginger Beer (Non-Alcoholic)

      $4.00
    • Perrier Sparkling Water

      $3.00
    • Mango Juice

      $3.00
    • Can of Coke

      $1.50
    • Can of Diet Coke

      $1.50
    • Can of Sprite

      $1.50