Zobel Restaurant

Committed to customer service and quality—we provide: coffee ceremonies, catering, food service from our full menu until 2:00 a.m., WiFi, event bookings, and DJs on weekends. Join us in Seattle's heart of Ethiopia.

Zobel Ethiopian Restaurant serves a generous selection of traditional vegetable and meat dishes, wine, and coffee. In Amharic, Zobel means 'a gathering place.' So you'll quickly find Zobel isn't just a restaurant, it's a community.

We are proud to host:

*Daily coffee ceremonies
*Coffee ceremonies by request (call in advance)
*A full bar, including beers on draft
*Food service until 2:00 a.m.
*DJs on weekends (see our "Events" page for upcoming entertainment)
*Carabula (Ethiopian billiards)
*Free WiFi
*A capacity of more than 100 people—perfect for birthdays, weddings, graduations, and private parties (contact us for booking)

If you have any questions or special requests, don't hesitate to contact us.

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General Manager

Enana Kassa

Culinary Team

Enana and her fantastic cooks!




Catering Groups Kids Reserve Takeout Waiter Walkins


Breakfast Coffee Dinner Drinks Lunch

Price Range


Payment Options

Mastercard Visa



1219 E Jefferson St
Seattle, WA

Opening Hours

Monday 11am - 2am
Tuesday 11am - 2am
Wednesday 11am - 2am
Thursday 11am - 2am
Friday 11am - 2am
Saturday 11am - 2am
Sunday 11am - 2am
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