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The Menu - Abay Ethiopian Cuisine, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania http://www.abayrestaurant.com/menu.shtm

Welcome to abayrestaurant.com!
Pittsburgh Magazine's Top 25 Best Restaurants of 2005
Reservations are accepted for parties of 8 or more.
412.661.9736
Abay Ethiopian Cuisine

Appetizers | Soups and Salads | Beef | Chicken | Vegetarian | Combination | Desserts
Spicy Vegan

HOW TO EAT
Ethiopia is a country with a strong APPETIZERS Vegetarian . . . . . . . . . .$11.5
focus on community. This
communal spirit is reflected in the Beef Sambussa Inguday Wat
manner in which Ethiopians Two thin shells hand-wrapped and Fresh mushrooms and brown lentils
traditionally eat. Meals are served stuffed with a blend of minced beef, simmered in a spicy berbere sauce.
on platters to be shared among peppers and herbs.
diners. Instead of actual utensils, $3.5 Kay Sir Dinich
Potatoes and fresh beets stewed and
Ethiopians use injera as a
substitution for a fork or a spoon.
Spicy Chicken Sambussa blended with garlic, ginger and onions.
Two thin shells hand-wrapped and
Eating like an Ethiopian requires Ayib Be Gomen
stuffed with a blend of minced chicken
you to tear off a piece of injera, Fresh collard greens blended with
breast, peppers and mitmita.
cover the morsel you desire, and Abay’s homemade cheese.
$3.5
scoop it into your mouth in one
graceful swoop. In keeping with Vegetarian Sambussa Azifah
Ethiopian tradition, Abay serves Two thin shells hand-wrapped and Whole brown lentils blended with diced
its food on a platter with injera as stuffed with a combination of lentils, onions, green peppers, cumin and a
opposed to providing individual onions, peppers and herbs. touch of fresh lime juice (served cold).
plates for each guest (plates and $3.5
utensils are available upon Misir Wat
request). Back to Top Red split lentils simmered in spicy
berbere sauce.
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SOUPS AND SALADS Shiro Wat
Abay is a non-smoking, BYOB Finely ground split peas, lentils and
Pumpkin Soup
establishment. Since wine may Creamy blend of pumpkin, herbs and chickpeas simmered in berbere and a
provide certain medical benefits Ethiopian spices. combination of seasonings.
and may lead you to believe the Cup $3.5
person you are with is more Kik Alitcha
Bowl $5 Yellow split peas simmered in a mild and
attractive or engaging than he or
she actually is, drinking it flavorful herb sauce.
Chicken Shorba
responsibly with your meal is Soup prepared with diced chicken
encouraged. A corkage fee of Butecha
breast, lentils, carrots, potatoes and Ground chickpeas mixed with olive oil,
$2.5 per bottle will be assessed.
onions in a chicken-based broth. diced onions and green peppers (served
Open for Lunch and Dinner Cup $3 cold).
Reservations are accepted for Bowl $4.5
parties of 8 or more. Fosolia
Tuesdays-Saturdays
Vegetarian Shorba String beans lightly spiced and sautéed
Soup prepared with lentils, carrots, with carrots and potatoes.
11:30am - 2:30pm
potatoes and onions in a
5:00pm - 10:00pm
vegetable-based broth. Tikil Gomen
Sundays
Cup $3 Lightly spiced cabbage, carrots, onions
11:30am - 2:30pm
Bowl $4.5 and tomatoes stewed in a mild sauce.
5:00pm - 9:00pm
Closed Mondays Abay House Salad Ye' Abesha Gomen
Leaf lettuce, string beans, red onions, Kale, peppers, ginger, garlic and onions
130 S. Highland Ave. tomatoes and peppers in a dressing of slow-cooked in a mild sauce.
Pittsburgh, PA 15206 olive oil and fresh lime juice.
412.661.9736 (ph) $4.5 Back to Top
412.661.8739 (fx)
Topped with Doro or Zilzil Tibs $7.5
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COMBINATION PLATTERS
Employment Opportunities are Tomato Salad
available. Please visit us! Diced tomatoes tossed with onions and Vegetarian Sampler
peppers in a dressing of olive oil and Choose a combination of any four
Copyright © 2004 fresh lime juice. vegetarian entrees.
Abay Ethiopian Cuisine
130 S. Highland Avenue $4.5 $11.5 . . . for 1 person
Pittsburgh, PA 15206 $22 . . . for 2 persons
Potato Salad $32.5 . . . for 3 persons
Potatoes, peppers, onions and a touch $43 . . . for 4 persons
of cinnamon in a special house dressing.
$4 Combination Sampler
Choose a combination of any four meat
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$13.5 . . . for 1 person
ENTREES $26 . . . for 2 persons
All entrees are served on injera or with a
$38.5 . . . for 3 persons
side of rice.
$51 . . . for 4 persons
Beef . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $13 Back to Top
Kay Wat
Lean, chopped beef slowly simmered
with berbere and a combination of DESSERTS
seasonings. Daily Specials
Please ask your server about today's
Alitcha Wat dessert selections.
Lean, chopped beef slowly simmered in
a mild and flavorful herb sauce. BEVERAGES
All beverage refills are complimentary
Zilzil Tibs (except juice).
Strips of tender, lean beef sautéed with
homemade awaze, peppers, onions and
herbs.
Coffee
Ethiopian coffee brewed from
Minchet Abish Yirgacheffe beans with a dash of cloves.
Finely minced beef simmered in a $2.5
berbere stew.
Yekemem Shai
Gomen Besiga Naturally decaffeinated tea brewed with
Lean, cubed beef slow-cooked and cinnamon, cardamom and cloves
blended with kale, peppers, ginger, garlic (served hot or iced). $2.5
and onions.
Soda
Back to Top Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Diet Sprite,
Lemonade
Chicken . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$13 $1.5
Doro Wat
Drumsticks marinated with fresh lemon
Iced Tea
$1.5
and simmered in berbere and a
combination of seasonings. Juice
Apple, Cranberry, Orange
Doro Alitcha $2.5 per glass
Drumsticks marinated with fresh lemon
and simmered in a mild and flavorful Back to Top
herb sauce.

Doro Tibs
Strips of boneless, skinless chicken
breast sautéed with homemade awaze,
peppers, onions and herbs.

Doro Minchet Abish
Boneless, skinless chicken breast diced
and simmered in a berbere stew.

SIDES
Rice - $1

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Injera - $1.5
Ayib - $2
Vegetarian - $4.5
Chicken - $5.5
Beef - $5.5
Awaze - $1
Mitmita - $1
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