Messob Ethiopian Restaurant

Appetizers

Vegetarian Sambusa
Ethiopian style triangular phyllo-dough pockets, stuffed with whole lentils, fresh garlic, jalapen...
$4.95
Meat Sambusa
Ethiopian style triangular phyllo-dough pockets, stuffed with beef, fresh garlic, jalapeno and oni...
$4.95
Salad
Hearts of green leaf lettuce, onions, tomatoes, and jalapeno mixed with corn oil and Ethiopian sty...
$6.95
Chicken or Beef Tibs Salad
Sauteed marinated chicken or beef over salad
$8.95

Vegetarian Dishes

Misir Wot
Organic split red lentils simmered with onions, garlic, berebere sauce and a blend of mild Ethiopi...
$10.00
Ater Kik Alicha
Light vegetarian stew made from organic split pea in turmeric sauce cooked with garlic and touch o...
$9.95
Gomen Wot
Fresh chopped collard greens, onion, garlic, Ethiopian herbs cooked in corn oil
$10.95
Shiro Wot
Pureed chick peas cooked with onion, garlic, Ethiopian herbs and spices
$10.95
Atakelt Wot
Fresh yellow cabbage, long cut carrots and potatoes cooked with onions, garlic and corn oil
$9.95
Vegetarian Messob
Smalls dollops of each item in the vegetarian menu
$11.95
Buticha
Spiced and powdered chickpeas coocked in oil, onions and jalapeno mixture
$11.95
Tofu Dulet
Tofu cubes sauteed with jalapenos, onions and mitmita (spiced chili powder)
$12.95
Mushroom Wot
Mushrooms simmered with onions, garlic, berebere sauce and a blend of mild Ethiopian herbs, spiced...
$11.95
Vegetarian Messob with Buticha
$12.95
Vegetarian Messob with Mushroom Wot
$12.95
Vegetarian Messob with Buticha and Mushroom
$13.95

Entrees

Gored Gored
Lean cube beef tenderloin simmered in a blend of jalapeno, onions, awaze and Ethiopian spiced butt...
$12.95
Beef Kifto
Extra lean, finely chopped tenderloin of beef, traditionally served very rare, warmed only with me...
$12.95
Special Kifto
Extra lean ground beef seasoned with mitmita (spiced chili powder) and mixed with Ethiopian spiced...
$13.95
Kifto Duet
Extra lean ground beef served very rare with chopped jalapeno, onion and mitmita (spiced chili pow...
$13.95
Beef Tibs
Tender chopped beef sauteed to perfection with onions,fresh rosemary and jalapeno pepper then rapi...
$11.95
Goden Beef Tibs
Riblets sautéed and seasoned with onion, jalapeno and rosemary
$13.95
Awaze Tibs
Tender cubesof beef marinated in Awaze, sautee with fresh onions, jalapeno and fresh rosemary
$12.95
Gomen Besega
Fresh collard greens and beef simmered in mild sauce seasoned with spices and herbs
$11.95
Sega Wot
Hot and spicy beef stew made of lean beef cubed and simmered slowly in berebere, nitti kibbe, fine...
$11.95
Bozena Shiro
Pureed chickpeas simmered in a rich house sauce and ground beef spiced with butter
$11.95
Banatu
Injera tossed in a succulent sauce of tender chunks of lean beef sauteed in berbere, onions, garli...
$12.95
Alicha Fitfit
Tender pieces of lamb braised slowly in tumeric sauce, flavored with an Ethiopian herb, garlic and...
$12.95

Fish and Shrimp Dishes

Fish Goulash
Boneless cubes of tilapia lightly breaded and sauteed in fresh garlic, onions, tomatoes and jalape...
$13.95
Fish Tibs
Thin slices of filet tilapia lightly breaded and pan fries in corn oil, served with side salad and...
$12.95
Shrimp Tibs
Fresh shrimp sauteed with fresh onions and jalapeno mixed with little bit of mitmita
$13.95

Poultry

Doro Wot
Hot and spicy chicken stew simmered slowly in berbere sauce with onions, garlic, seasoned butter,...
$11.95
Doro Tibs
Boneless marinated chicken sauteed with onions, jalapeno and rosemary
$12.95

Lamb

Beg Tibs
Succulent chunks of fresh lamb marinated and sauteed in butter seasoned with onions, jalapenos and...
$12.95
Beg Awaze Tibs
Succulent chunks of fresh lamb marinated in Awaze and sauteed in butter seasoned with onions, jala...
$13.50
Beg Alicha
Tender pieces of lamb braised slowly in tumeric sauce, flavored with an Ethiopian herb and garlic
$11.95
Meat Messob
A combination of Doro Wot, Beg Alicha and Sega Wot
$15.95
Messob Special
A combination of Vegetarian Messob & Meat Messob
$21.95

Side Dishes

Misir Wot
Red lentis
$5.95
Ater Kik Alicha
Yellow split peas
$5.95
Gomen Wot
Collard greens
$5.95
Shiro Wot
Pureed chick peas
$5.95
Atakelt Wot
Cabbage, carrots and potatoes
$5.95
Sinig Qaria
Stuffed jalapenos with onions and tomatoes
$0.99

Dessert

Homemade Baklava
Honey soaked nut pastry
$4.95

Beverages

Orange Juice
$2.50
Apple Juice
$2.50
Cranberry Juice
$2.50
Perrier
$2.00
Bottled Soda
$3.00
Soft Drinks
Can
$2.00

Hot Beverages

Café Late
$3.25
Soy Chai Latte
$3.25
Cappuccino
$3.25
Espresso
$2.50
Ethiopian Coffee
$2.00
Ethiopian Spiced Tea
$2.00
Corkage Fee
$10.00

About Messob Ethiopian Restaurant

(510) 428-1122 • 4301 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611

This popular Oakland Authentic Ethiopian eatery serves spicy stews with some of the best flatbread!