Makeda Ethiopian Restaurant
Opens on Tuesday

Makeda Ethiopian Restaurant

$$ • Ethiopian • Vegetarian Friendly
4.3
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Location and hours

516a S Van Dorn St, Alexandria, 516A S Van Dorn St 22304
Sunday
11:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Monday
Tuesday - Saturday
11:00 AM - 08:00 PM

516a S Van Dorn St, Alexandria, 516A S Van Dorn St 22304 • More info


  • Appetizer

    • Avocado Salad

      Diced avocado mixed with tomatoes, onions, peppers, cilantro, and vinaigrette.
      $10.99
    • Kategna

      Toasted injera cooled with awaze and Ethiopian purified butter or olive oil.
      $7.99
    • Timatim Fitfit

      Diced vine ripened tomatoes, peppers, onions, and crumbled injera, tossed in awaze and olive oil vinaigrette.
      $6.99
    • Sambusa

      A pair of baked Ethiopian style phyla dough pockets with a savory filling. Your choice of meat or lentils.
      $5.99
  • Combination dishes

    • Veggie Combo

      Miser wot, kik alecha, shiro, atakitat wot, fasolia wot, and gomen wt.
      $16.99
    • Taste of Makeda

      Avocado salad, miser wot, gomen besega, tibs wot, awaze tibs, doro wot, and doro tibs.
      $25.99
    • Veggie Combo with Fish

      Mesir wot, kik alecha, gomen wot, fasolia wot, atekilt wot, shiro and fish.
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      $22.99
    • Makeda Veggie Combo

      Mesir wot, kik alecha, shiro, atakilt wot, fasolia wot and gomen wot, telba, shimbera assa, keye sir, seljo, timatim fitfit and buticha .
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      $18.99
    • Makeda Veggie Combo with Fish

      Mesir wot, kik alecha, shiro, atakilt wot, fasolia wot, gomen wot, suf fitfit, shimbera assa, keye sir, seljo, timatim fitfit, buticha and fish.
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      $24.99
  • Vegetarian Dishes

    • Miser Wot

      Red split lentils stewed with finely chopped onion, garlic, oil, and Ethiopian herb.
      $11.99
      Vegetarian
    • Kik Alecha

      Yellow split peas are cooked in finely chopped onion garlic, and oil with a touch of turmeric and subtle blend of herbs.
      $11.99
      Vegetarian
    • Shiro

      Chickpea flour mixed with onion, oil, garlic, ginger, and cook on medium heat for several minutes.
      $11.99
      Vegetarian
    • Atakilt Wot

      Cabbage, potato, carrot cooked with onion, ginger, and garlic with a touch of turmeric.
      $9.99
      Vegetarian
    • Fasoila Wot

      String beans and carrot cooked in tomato sauce with seasoning.
      $11.99
      Vegetarian
    • Gomen Wot

      Finely chopped collard greens cooked in steam with mild seasoning.
      $10.99
      Vegetarian
    • Suf Fitfit

      Finely grounded sunflower seeds tossed in shreded injera, olive oil, jalapenos and onions.
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      $8.99
      Vegetarian
    • Kaye Sir

      Beets, carrot, potato cooked with minced onion, and garlic.
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      $9.99
      Vegetarian
    • Engudaye Tibs

      Portobello mushroom sauteed with onion, garlic, tomato, and a touch of awaze sauce.
      $18.99
      Vegetarian
    • Engudaye Dullet

      Portobello mushroom finely chopped and mixed with olive oil, mitmita, and cardamom.
      $13.99
      Vegetarian
  • Beef Dishes

    • Tibs Wot

      Diced lean beef seasoned on a hot skillet, slow cooked in berbere stew.
      $15.99
    • Gomen Besega

      Marbled cuts of beef in a mild onions sauce with chopped collard greens and garlic.
      $14.99
    • Kitfo

      Extra lean cuts of prime beef are finely chopped and mixed with seasoned clarified butter and mitmita. Served with mash Ethiopian feta cheese.
      $18.99
    • Gored Gored

      Morsel cuts of beef marinated in a hot berbere-butter.
      $16.99
    • Bozena Shiro

      Lean dice of marinated beef simmered in traditional chickpea gravy and seasoned with purified butter.
      $14.99
    • Makeda Tibs

      Tender tips of marinated rib eye beef cooked with peppers, onion, garlic, and a touch of rosemary.
      $19.99
    • Quanta Firfir

      Seasoned Ethiopian style beef jerky cooked in light berbere sauce, and tossed with pieces of broken injera.
      $15.99
    • Zilzil Tibs

      Criss crosscut chain of beef marinated in awaze, red wine, and stir-fried with onion and jalapeno.
      $18.99
    • Geba Weta

      Morsel cuts of marbled prime beef cooked in its own fat with rosemary, onions, jalapenos and Ethiopian spices.
      $19.99
  • Poultry

    • Doro Wot

      Legs of range chicken are slow cooked in a dense stew of onions, berbere, and kibbeh. A boiled egg is knife poked and simmered in the stew. A high holiday treat.
      $16.99
    • Doro Tibs

      chicken brust , rubbed with the chef’s blend of Ethiopian seasoning and stir-fried with onions, garlic, jalapeno pepper, fresh rosemary and finished with red wine.
      $12.99
  • Lamb Dishes

    • Yebeg Kikil

      Pieces of lamb cooked for perfection with garlic, ginger, and onion finished with turmeric.
      $16.99
    • Chef's Special Tibs

      Tender cubes from the shoulder of lamb are rubbed with the chef's blend of Ethiopian seasoning and stir-fried with onions, garlic, jalapeno pepper, fresh rosemary, and finished with red wine.
      $19.99
    • Awaze Tibs

      Strips of the leg of lamb marinated in awaze and sauteed with onions, garlic, and pepper.
      $18.99
    • Iega Tibs

      Strips of the leg of lamb and sauteed with onions, garlic, and pepper.
      $16.99
  • Seafood

    • Tilapia Fish

      In-season freshwater whole fish or fillet prepared Ethiopian style moist fakes inside its crispy skin.
      $12.99
    • Assa Dullet

      Grounded tilapia fish mixed with diced onion, jalapeno, seasoned with cardamom olive oil, and mitmita.
      $13.99
    • Assa Goulash

      Salmon simmering slowly with onion, garlic, tomato, jalapeno, a touch of awaze sauce, and white wine.
      $15.99
    • Tuna Kifto

      Red fish tuna finely chopped and mixed with olive oil, cardamom and mitmita (Can be served med-rare)
      $18.99
  • Dessert

    • Baklava

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      $4.99
    • Tiramisu

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      $4.99
    • Cheese Cake

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      $4.99
    • Cream Caramel

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      $4.99
  • Kids Mains

    • Shiro

      Chickpea flour mixed with onion, garlic, ginger, and cooked on medium heat.
      $7.99
    • Spaghetti

      Spaghetti sauteed with tomato sauce.
      $10.99
    • Rice with Chicken

      Jasmine rice cooked with chicken sauteed in a flavorful awaze or turmeric sauce.
      $8.99
    • Chicken Nuggets witih Fries

      $7.99
    • Macaroni and Cheese

      $7.99