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Alem Ethiopian Village

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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner
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APPETIZERS AND SAMPLERS‎
$4.50
Sambusa
Seasoned lentils (non vegan) or beef, w/ onions & spices & stuffed in rolls 3 pieces per order
Cup $3.00
Bowl $4.25
Lentil Soup
$3.50
Yetematim Fitfit Hot
Diced tomatoes, onions, peppers & spices w/ pieces of injera
TASTE OF ETHIOPIA SAMPLERS‎
For one $16.75
For two $28.25
Vegetarian
Every item on the vegetarian selection (v1—v10)
For one $N/a
For two $45.75
Carnivore
C3, l3, b4, b5 w/ choice of two vegetable sides (v1—v10)
For one $17.75
For two $32.25
Meat Stews
M1 c2, l1, b1 w/ a choice of two vegetables (v1—v10)
For one $19.75
For two $36.25
Meat Stews
M2 c1, l2, b2, b3 w/ a choice of two vegetables (v1—v10) (hot)
COMBINATIONS‎
For one $14.25
For two $25.25
Comb of Lamb, Chicken & Vegetables
Doro wot, yebeg alitcha, yemiser wot, gomen (c1, l1, v1, v2)
For one $13.75
For two $23.25
Comb of Beef & Vegetables
Siga keay wot, yatakilt alitcha besiga, gomen, & fasolia (b1, b2, v2, v4)
For one $12.25
For two $21.25
Dinner Vegetable Combination (V1, V2, V3, V5, V6)
Yemiser wot, gomen, yater, alitcha, yatakilt alitcha, & shiro wot
For one $11.25
For two $19.25
Lunch Vegetable Combination (V1, V2, V3, V5, V6)
Yemiser wot, gomen, yater, alitcha, yatakilt alitcha, & shiro wot
The following combinations are prepared w/ your choice of three vegetable entrees (V1—V9)
$22.25
Tibs (B4)
$25.00
Siga Keay Wot (B1)
$23.95
Doro Wot (C1)
$25.75
Yebeg Tibs (L3)
$27.95
Yebeg Keay Wot (L2)
ENTREE SELECTION‎
(Extra Injera - $1.00 each, awaze (red pepper paste ) - $0.50, mitmita (chili powder) - $0.50
All entrees served w/ Injera (made of barley, wheat & teff flour) & your choice of two vegetarian sides between v1, v2 & v3 & a side salad.
Lunch $9.95
Dinner $11.95
Yemiser wot
Gomen
Yater alitcha
Doro Wot - (Hot)
Spicy chicken stewed in Ethiopian red pepper sauce & cooked w/ an assortment of Ethiopian spices served w/ ayib (home made cottage cheese)
Lunch $8.95
Dinner $10.25
Yemiser wot
Gomen
Yater alitcha
Doro Alitcha
Tender‎ chicken seasoned & cooked w/ fresh garlic & ginger.
Lunch $10.75
Dinner $10.75
Yemiser wot
Gomen
Yater alitcha
Doro Tibs
Cubes of chicken breast marinated & sautéed w/ spices.
Lunch $11.45
Dinner $11.45
Yemiser wot
Gomen
Yater alitcha
Yebeg Alitcha
A‎ mild lamb stew cooked w/ garlic, ginger & other spices
Lunch $12.95
Dinner $12.95
Yemiser wot
Gomen
Yater alitcha
Yebeg Keay Wot
Hot tender lamb chunks braised in Ethiopian red pepper sauce & cooked w/ onion & assorted spices
Lunch $13.75
Dinner $13.75
Yemiser wot
Gomen
Yater alitcha
Yebeg Tibs
Cubes of lamb sautéed & cooked w/ onion & peppers
Lunch $14.25
Dinner $14.25
Yemiser wot
Gomen
Yater alitcha
Yebeg Tibs cooked w/ a shot of Tej
Same‎ as l3, but prepared w/ Ethiopian honey wine
Lunch $9.75
Dinner $11.25
Yemiser wot
Gomen
Yater alitcha
Siga Keay Wot
Hot tender beef chunks braised in Ethiopian red pepper sauce & cooked w/ onion & assorted spices
DESSERT/DRINKS‎
$3.25 Per slice
Tiramisu
$3.00 Per slice
Cheesecake
$1.50
Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Iced Tea, Sprite, Dr. Pepper
$1.75
Mango Juice, Apple Juice
Large $3.00
Small $2.00
Perrier
$1.50
Bottled Water
$1.75
Cup
$3.25
Pot
Spiced in the Pot
$1.75 2.75
For One/Two & Three
WINE‎
Ask for availability
Glass $6.00
Bottle $23.00
Honey Wine
Enat - Ethiopia
Glass $6.00
Bottle $23.00
Red Wine
Gouder & axumite - Ethiopia
Glass
Bottle
White Wine
Ask for available wine
PRICE RANGE
US$9 - US$40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
African, Ethiopian
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is healthy and tastes reasonably good, however it is far from outstanding being the least tasty Ethiopian food I’ve had. Of course the many other Ethiopian restaurants I’ve eaten at were mostly in Washington DC and New York City where there is a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank GaryBrazel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here this afternoon with my professor and some classmates and my son. We had a lovely time. The service was excellent. The food was absolutely delicious. The Ethiopian wine was really good too. I highly recommend the restaurant.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ScenicSights
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is located downtown and a close walk from the theaters. The service was quick and very friendly. Food is served with a spongy flat bread that doubles as a utensil. No silverware is set at the table. Many hard to find ethnic foods...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank dr_foucault
Reviewed 20 August 2018

My sister and I had a Groupon for our first Ethiopian food experience and we were totally pleased. We did not have nor need reservations and as we were promptly seated. Our study of the menu had us ordering one chicken and a beef entrée...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank zimmys57
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

If you never tried Ethiopian food it’s definitely worth trying this one. Good spicy low cost food with a friendly service makes it a wonderful ethnic experience

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank eligorovici
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Dinner for four. We got a build your own platter which was just about the right size. Very nice flavors. Service was great. With 4 drinks and 4 desserts, the bill was only $80.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Antityco
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Having visited Ethiopia several times, I was pleased to find the Alem Ethiopian Village in Milwaukee. You do feel as if you are back in Addis Ababa with baskets, crafts and a screen showing Ethiopian dance. The menu is varied with a vegetarian buffet lunch...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank TravelerBill34
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Milwaukee now has a couple Ethiopian restaurants as to most major cities in the U.S. Ethiopia has one of the world's more complex cuisines and this is a good place to discover it.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Wisprof
Reviewed 16 May 2018

We visited Alem Ethiopian Village for the first time early on a Saturday evening. We were promptly greeted and seated, even sans reservation. The restaurant was about half full when we arrived, but quickly filled up by 7PM. We started off with the sambusa as...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank mintysnowflake7
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Only my second time to have Ethiopian food, I was here for lunch. It is one large open room with several seating options. They have a buffet lunch that seemed most popular. I ordered the Lentil Salad which is served cold and is spicy and...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Brian W
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