Cafe Dejena

$$ • Cafe • Sandwiches • Salads
25–35 min
  • 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.
$8.25
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.
$9.75
From the Griddle
Two homemade pancakes or one Belgian waffle, with choice of additions.
$6.30
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.
$9.50
Bagel
Choice of bagel with optional toppings.
$2.90

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.
$8.75
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.
$10.55
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.
$10.55
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.
$10.00
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.
$8.75
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.
$10.00

Soup

Dejena Vegetarian Minestrone
Served with garlic herb crostini.
$5.00
Dejena Soup of the Day
Served with garlic herb crostini.
$5.00

Salad

Dejena House Salad
Seasonal mixed greens, shredded carrots, cherry tomatoes, and cucumbers with seasonal vinaigrette.
$7.50
The Cobb
Romaine, cherry tomatoes, chopped cage-free egg, smoked bacon, crumbled bleu cheese and avocado, tossed with buttermilk chive dressing.
$8.50
Caesar Salad
House-made dressing, garlicky croutons, shaved parmesan.
$9.50

Pasta

The Dejena
Choice of spaghetti or penne, signature house-made marinara or bolognaise. Served with garlic bread.
$11.55
Pomodoro
Choice of spaghetti or penne. Made with fresh tomatoes, garlic and basil. Served with garlic bread.
$11.55
Lasagna
Layered house-made pasta filled with cheese, choice of house-made vegetarian sauce or bolognaise. Served with garlic bread.
$12.50

Eritrean Specialties

Shiro
Dejena house-spiced chick peas, served with seasonal salad, and taita or basmati rice.
$11.50
Tsebhe Tsome
A combination of vegetarian lentils, cabbage, and spinach. Served with seasonal salad, and taita or basmati rice.
$13.50
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.
$8.55
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.
$8.55
Vegetarian Kilwa
Stir fried mushrooms and zucchini with onions and jalapenos. Served with seasonal salad, and taita or basmati rice. Served spicy or mild.
$11.00
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.
$13.00
Taita
Side of taita (sponge bread). Preservative-free.
$0.91
Ziggeni
Beef stew in spicy tomato sauce flavored with berber. Served with seasonal greens, and taita or basmati rice.
$12.50
Ge'at
Warm barley porridge topped with spiced butter or olive oil and berber, served with yogurt. *Please allow extra time for preparation
$11.50
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