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Zemam's

2731 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85716-5307
+1 520-323-9928
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good31%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“injera” (26 reviews)
“bread” (30 reviews)
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CUISINES
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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DETAILS
2731 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85716-5307
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1 - 10 of 95 reviews

Reviewed 18 April 2017

I have eaten Ethiopian food in Washington DC and know how good and tasty this food can be. This was pretty bad. Tasteless. You can have this food not spicey and yet very tasty. It was like eating soft cereal boxes.

Thank Margaret R
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

I was a little curious about everything how things would be served and so forth. Never been to a restaurant quite like this. Service was pretty good. I let my friend order because I didn't really know what was what. I don't know if I...More

Thank kc4ness
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We had heard good things about Zemam's for some time, and we're glad we stopped in. The dining room feels like home, and is warm and inviting. The food and service were wonderful. We had three vegetable entrées with our injera and one meat dish....More

Thank lazymtnbeagle
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

This is a very cozy, home-style atmosphere with extremely courteous service. The food is ALL very good-- pick literally anything on the menu in any combination and it will be great. Nothing is overly spicy, but the spicy dishes are spicy enough for people who...More

Thank Meghan R
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I had never eaten Ethiopian food before and enjoyed our meal. We chose a variety so we could sample meats and veggies. I enjoyed the tea too!

Thank Tara B
Reviewed 20 January 2017

If you like to try new things or are already an aficionado, Zemam's is well worth a visit. What this Ethiopian restaurant lacks in decor, it more than makes up with the quality of the food and the friendliness of the service. In my opinion,...More

Thank speninosmith
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This little restaurant is simply one of the best in Tucson. Located in what was probably one a house on Broadway, the restaurant is in several small rooms. It is casual, with an odd assortment of tables and chairs. The service is beyond friendly, you...More

Thank Ira S
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I have lived in Tucson 18 years and have never eaten here, and today I decided it was time to do so. I could be wrong, but I think the building may have been a house at one time - at least that's how I...More

Thank Howard S
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We ordered the sampler and the spinach dish. Red lentils and brown lentils and cauliflower. It came on an injeera 'lined' platter. Excellent and not oily. Extra injeera bread was also brought to the table. We couldn't finish out food although three of us shared....More

Thank marlacohen24
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

We love Ethiopian and look for restaurants when we are on vacation. Our son has Celiac and needs gluten free food. We called ahead and they assured us that with advance notice of a few hours they can prepare gluten free injera bread. We had...More

Thank Wendy R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2731 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85716-5307
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-323-9928
  • E-mail