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Benyam Ethiopian Cuisine
Opens at 12:30 PM

Benyam Ethiopian Cuisine

4.8
(81)

Location and hours

2795 Frederick Douglass Blvd, New York, NY 10039
Sunday
12:30 PM - 07:00 PMBeniam Cuisine
07:00 PM - 07:30 PMBeniam Cuisine Extended
Monday - Tuesday
Closed
Wednesday
04:00 PM - 08:00 PMBeniam Cuisine
07:00 PM - 08:30 PMBeniam Cuisine Extended
Thursday
04:00 PM - 08:00 PMBeniam Cuisine
08:00 PM - 08:30 PMBeniam Cuisine Extended
Friday - Saturday
12:30 PM - 08:00 PMBeniam Cuisine
08:00 PM - 08:30 PMBeniam Cuisine Extended
This place is not just one of the most popular places for delivery in Manhattan, it's also one of the 3 Ethiopian takeout spots in the city with the most orders. If you try to do as the locals do, consider ordering from here because it's particularly popular among Manhattan locals. • $$ • Ethiopian • Family Friendly • Black-owned

2795 Frederick Douglass Blvd, New York, NY 10039 • More info


  • Appetizers

    • Sambusa

      2 pieces. Pastry dough filled with spicy beef or lentil.
      $6.00
    • Azifa

      Lentils with minced red onions, hot green peppers, mustard, lemon, and olive oil. Served cold.
      $8.00
    • Timatim Fitfit

      Injera tossed with diced tomatoes, jalapeno and onion dressed with lemon and olive oil
      $8.00
    • Avocado Salad

      Pieces of avocado mixed with tomatoes, onions, jalapenos, and house dressing.
      $12.00
  • Firfir's

    • Injera Firfir (served until 4pm)

      Pieces of Injera sauteed in berbere sauce, garlic, tomatoes, jalapeno and flavored with Ethiopian spices.
      $13.00
    • Inqulal Firfir (served until 4pm)

      Scrambled eggs cooked with onion, jalapeno, and tomato.
      $13.00
  • Vegetarian (All dishes are served with Injera)

    • Gomen (collard greens)

      Fresh collard greens cooked in oil with onion, garlic, and ginger. (served with two choices of vegetarian sides and injera)
      $16.00
    • Fosolia (string beans)

      Sauteed string beans, carrots, seasoned in a garlic sauce (served with two choices of vegetarian sides and injera)
      $16.00
    • Shiro Wot (ground roasted split pea sauce)

      Ground Roasted Split Pea sauce flavored with onions, herbs, and spices (served with two choices of vegetarian sides and injera)
      $15.00
    • Mesir Wot

      Red lentils stew cooked in onion, berbere, and spices (served with two choices of vegetarian sides and injera)
      $15.00
    • Deffen Mesir Alicha (green lentils)

      Gently spiced green lentils cooked in turmeric, onion, and spices (served with two choices of vegetarian sides and injera)
      $15.00
    • Ater Kik Alicha (yellow split pea)

      Yellow split peas cooked with onion, garlic, ginger, and turmeric (served with two choices of vegetarian sides and injera)
      $15.00
    • Tikil Gomen

      Cabbage and carrots and sauteed with onions and garlic (served with two choices of vegetarian sides and injera)
      $16.00
    • Key Sir (red beets)

      Red beets, carrots, and potatoes sauteed with onions and garlic (served with two choices of vegetarian sides and injera)
      Sold out
       • 
      $16.00
    • Denich Wot (potatoes)

      Potatoes and carrots cooked in turmeric, ginger, garlic, and onion (served with two choices of vegetarian sides and injera)
      Sold out
       • 
      $16.00
    • Engudaye Tibs (mushrooms)

      Sauteed mushroom onion, tomato, garlic, jalapeno, rosemary, tomatoes in turmeric or berbere sauce (served with two choices of vegetarian sides and injera)
      $17.00
    • Veggie Sampler for 1

      Combination of Gomen, Shiro, Ater Kik, Mesir and Tikil gomen. All dishes are served with Injera.
      $18.00
    • Veggie Sampler for 2

      Combination of all available vegetarian dishes except enguday tips.. All dishes are served with Injera.
      $33.00
  • Beef (All dishes are served with Injera)

    • Kitfo

      Prime beef tartar seasoned in kibbeh and mitmita (served with two choices of vegetarian sides and injera)
      $20.00
    • Siga Wot

      Diced lean beef seared on a hot skillet, then slow cooked in a berbere stew (served with two choices of vegetarian sides and injera)
      $18.00
    • Minchet Abish Alicha

      Minced prime beef simmered in a turmeric stew (served with two choices of vegetarian sides and injera)
      $18.00
    • Minchet Abish Spicy

      Minced prime beef simmered in a spicy berbere stew (served with two choices of vegetarian sides and injera)
      $18.00
    • Siga Tibs

      Pieces of tender beef stir fried with onion, jalapeno, and rosemary (served with two choices of vegetarian sides and injera)
      $18.00
    • Beny's Tibs

      Pieces of beef sauteed in onion, ginger, garlic, jalapeno, rosemary and tomatoes in turmeric sauce (served with two choices of vegetarian sides and injera)
      $19.00
    • Awaze Tibs

      Tender beef cubes marinated with awaze and sauteed with onions and jalapeno (served with two choices of vegetarian sides and injera)
      $19.00
  • Lamb (All dishes are served with Injera)

    • Beg (Lamb) Alecha

      Lamb cubes stewed to perfection in mild turmeric based sauce (served with two choices of vegetarian sides and injera)
      $19.00
    • Lega Tibs (Lamb)

      Pieces of marinated lamb sauteed in onion, jalapeno, and rosemary (served with two choices of vegetarian sides and injera)
      $19.00
  • Chicken (All dishes are served with Injera)

    • Doro Wot

      Chicken legs, slow cooked with onions, berbere sauce served with a hard boiled egg (served with two choices of vegetarian sides and injera)
      $20.00
    • Doro Tibs

      Cubed chicken breast marinated with onion, oil, rosemary, jalapeno and sauteed in turmeric sauce (served with two choices of vegetarian sides and injera)
      $19.00
  • Fish (All dishes are served with Injera)

    • Asa Tibs

      Tilapia fish marinated in garlic, onions, oil, turmeric, curry, and jalapeno (served with two choices of vegetarian sides)
      $19.00
  • Meat and Veggie Sampler (All dishes are served with Injera)

    • Meat and Veg Sampler for 1

      Doro wot, beg alicha, siga wot, gomen and ater. All dishes are served with injera.
      $20.00
    • Meat and Veg Sampler for 2

      Doro wot, beg alicha, siga wot, gomen and ater. All dishes are served with injera.
      $37.00
  • Beverage

    • Coke

      $2.00
    • Diet Coke

      $2.00
    • Ginger ale

      $2.00
    • San Pellegrino Sparkling Beverage (11.5 oz)

      $2.00
    • San Pellegrino Sparkling Water (25.3 oz)

      $6.00
  • Boiled Egg

    • Boiled Egg

      $1.00
  • Dessert

    • Baklava

      2 pieces - sweet pastry made of layers of phyllo dough filled with chopped nuts and sweetened with syrup
      $4.00
    • Cheesecake

      Home made
      Sold out
       • 
      $3.00
    • Vanilla Cake

      Home Made
      $3.00
    • Fudge Brownie

      $4.00
  • Vegetarian (All dishes are served with Injera) - Extended

    • Gomen (collard greens)

      Fresh collard greens cooked in oil with onion, garlic, and ginger. (served with two choices of vegetarian sides and injera)
      $16.00
    • Fosolia (string beans)

      Sauteed string beans, carrots, seasoned in a garlic sauce (served with two choices of vegetarian sides and injera)
      $16.00
    • Shiro Wot (ground roasted split pea sauce)

      Ground Roasted Split Pea sauce flavored with onions, herbs, and spices (served with two choices of vegetarian sides and injera)
      $15.00
    • Mesir Wot

      Red lentils stew cooked in onion, berbere, and spices (served with two choices of vegetarian sides and injera)
      $15.00
    • Deffen Mesir Alicha (green lentils)

      Gently spiced green lentils cooked in turmeric, onion, and spices (served with two choices of vegetarian sides and injera)
      $15.00
    • Ater Kik Alicha (yellow split pea)

      Yellow split peas cooked with onion, garlic, ginger, and turmeric (served with two choices of vegetarian sides and injera)
      $15.00
    • Tikil Gomen

      Cabbage and carrots and sauteed with onions and garlic (served with two choices of vegetarian sides and injera)
      $16.00
    • Key Sir (red beets)

      Red beets, carrots, and potatoes sauteed with onions and garlic (served with two choices of vegetarian sides and injera)
      Sold out
       • 
      $16.00
    • Denich Wot (potatoes)

      Potatoes and carrots cooked in turmeric, ginger, garlic, and onion (served with two choices of vegetarian sides and injera)
      Sold out
       • 
      $16.00
  • Beef (All dishes are served with Injera)- Extended

    • Siga Wot

      Diced lean beef seared on a hot skillet, then slow cooked in a berbere stew (served with two choices of vegetarian sides and injera)
      $18.00
    • Minchet Abish Spicy

      Minced prime beef simmered in a spicy berbere stew (served with two choices of vegetarian sides and injera)
      $18.00
    • Minchet Abish Alicha

      Minced prime beef simmered in a turmeric stew (served with two choices of vegetarian sides and injera)
      $18.00
  • Lamb (All dishes are served with Injera)-Extended

    • Beg (Lamb) Alecha

      Lamb cubes stewed to perfection in mild turmeric based sauce (served with two choices of vegetarian sides and injera)
      $19.00
  • Chicken (All dishes are served with Injera)-Extended

    • Doro Wot

      Chicken legs, slow cooked with onions, berbere sauce served with a hard boiled egg (served with two choices of vegetarian sides and injera)
      $20.00
  • Meat and Veggie Sampler (All dishes are served with Injera)

    • Meat and Veg Sampler for 1

      Doro wot, beg alicha, siga wot, gomen and ater. All dishes are served with injera.
      $20.00
    • Meat and Veg Sampler for 2

      Doro wot, beg alicha, siga wot, gomen and ater. All dishes are served with injera.
      $37.00
  • Beverage

    • Coke

      $2.00
    • Diet Coke

      $2.00
    • Ginger ale

      $2.00
    • San Pellegrino Sparkling Beverage (11.5 oz)

      $2.00
    • San Pellegrino Sparkling Water (25.3 oz)

      $6.00
  • Dessert

    • Baklava

      2 pieces - sweet pastry made of layers of phyllo dough filled with chopped nuts and sweetened with syrup
      $4.00
    • Cheesecake

      Home made
      Sold out
       • 
      $3.00
    • Vanilla Cake

      Home Made
      $3.00
    • Fudge Brownie

      $4.00