In the early evening Sheba Piano Lounge caters to a relaxed dinner crowd which feasts on authentic Ethiopian cuisine created by Chef Alemayehu made a name for herself with her first restaurant which she established in Oakland after moving to the Bay Area from Addis Abada, Ethiopia in 1976. Alemayehu opened Sheba Piano Lounge in San Francisco's Fillmore District in 2006. In addition to offering authentic Ethiopian dishes, Sheba Piano Lounge also offers live music seven nights a week with no cover charge. The style of music ranges from Afro Cuban and Jazz, to violin soloist and pianist
Executive Chef Netsanet Alemayehu who has owned and operated Ethiopian restaurants in the Bay Area for over a decade. Ethiopia's indigenous bread, injera, such as Tibs Wat: beef simmered in berbere sauce and the Ethiopian clarified butter known as nit'ir kibe. The menu features riffs on American fare such as the Popular Pomengranate Meatballs sprinkled with blue cheese, a Sirloin Sambussa stuffed with vibrantly spiced beef, and lightly breaded Rosemary Balsamic Sea Bass with turmeric rice. .She imports most of the spices in her dishes from her family members in Ethiopia – so that you experience the most authentic Ethiopian flavors possible. Below is a glossary of terms you’ll find on the menu. We invite you to relax and enjoy the culinary exploration!