Cafe Dejena

$$ • Cafe • Sandwiches • Salads
Opens on Saturday
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  • Breakfast

  • Sandwiches

  • Soup

  • Salad

  • Pasta

  • Eritrean Specialties

Breakfast

Dejena Breakfast
Two cage-free eggs any style. Accompanied with Dejena potatoes or seasonal mixed greens, and choice of sourdough, wheat toast, or an English muffin.
Create-Your-Own Omelet or Frittata
Cage-free 3-egg omelet or frittata (scrambled eggs) with your choice of 3 additions. Accompanied with Dejena potatoes or seasonal mixed greens, and choice of sourdough, wheat toast, or an English muffin.
From the Griddle
Two homemade pancakes or one Belgian waffle, with choice of additions.
Dejena Omelet
Sausage, tomatoes, spinach, green onions, jalapenos and mozzarella cheese. Accompanied with Dejena potatoes or seasonal mixed greens, and choice of sourdough, wheat toast, or an English muffin.
Bagel
Choice of bagel with optional toppings.

Sandwiches

Albacore Tuna Salad
Melted provolone, tender butter lettuce, and tomato on toasted rosemary panini or wheat bread. Served with seasonal mixed greens or Dejena potatoes.
Grilled Lemon & Rosemary Scented Chicken Breast
Tender butter lettuce, tomato, shaved red onion, and garlic aioli. Choice of toasted onion panini or focaccia. Served with seasonal mixed greens or Dejena potatoes.
Slow Roasted Turkey
House-marinated turkey, lettuce, tomato, avocado, smoked bacon, pesto, and mayo on sourdough, Parisian bread, or toasted onion panini. Served with seasonal mixed greens or Dejena potatoes.
Dejena Burger
1/3 lb. halal ground chuck, tender lettuce, tomato, grilled sweet onion, jalapenos, and mayo on a metropolis toasted sesame kaiser bun. Served with seasonal mixed greens or Dejena potatoes.
B.L.T.
Smoked bacon, tender butter lettuce, tomato and garlic aioli on toasted rosemary panini or wheat bread. Served with seasonal mixed greens or Dejena potatoes.
Grilled Vegetable
Tomato, eggplant, zucchini, spinach, onion, mozzarella and red pepper, grilled with house-made Italian dressing or garlic aioli, on focaccia or toasted onion panini.

Soup

Dejena Vegetarian Minestrone
Served with garlic herb crostini.
Dejena Soup of the Day
Served with garlic herb crostini.

Salad

Dejena House Salad
Seasonal mixed greens, shredded carrots, cherry tomatoes, and cucumbers with seasonal vinaigrette.
The Cobb
Romaine, cherry tomatoes, chopped cage-free egg, smoked bacon, crumbled bleu cheese and avocado, tossed with buttermilk chive dressing.
Caesar Salad
House-made dressing, garlicky croutons, shaved parmesan.

Pasta

The Dejena
Choice of spaghetti or penne, signature house-made marinara or bolognaise. Served with garlic bread.
Pomodoro
Choice of spaghetti or penne. Made with fresh tomatoes, garlic and basil. Served with garlic bread.
Lasagna
Layered house-made pasta filled with cheese, choice of house-made vegetarian sauce or bolognaise. Served with garlic bread.

Eritrean Specialties

Shiro
Dejena house-spiced chick peas, served with seasonal salad, and taita or basmati rice.
Tsebhe Tsome
A combination of vegetarian lentils, cabbage, and spinach. Served with seasonal salad, and taita or basmati rice.
Shahan Ful
A bowl of fava beans served with fresh tomatoes, jalapenos, onions, olive oil and cumin, with yogurt or feta cheese. Served with a French roll or whole wheat pita bread.
Fitfit
A house-made barley pita (kitcha), taita or French bread, soaked in spiced butter or seasoned olive oil and berber. Served mild or spicy.
Vegetarian Kilwa
Stir fried mushrooms and zucchini with onions and jalapenos. Served with seasonal salad, and taita or basmati rice. Served spicy or mild.
Kilwa
Stir fried beef, chicken, or lamb ($1 extra) with onion and jalapenos. Served with seasonal salad, and taita or basmati rice. Served spicy or mild.
Taita
Side of taita (sponge bread). Preservative-free.
Ziggeni
Beef stew in spicy tomato sauce flavored with berber. Served with seasonal greens, and taita or basmati rice.
Ge'at
Warm barley porridge topped with spiced butter or olive oil and berber, served with yogurt. *Please allow extra time for preparation
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