Established in 1992 and now a restaurant, deli, and cafe—Habesha Cafe (previously Amy’s Merkato) is also Seattle’s first Ethiopian Market. In 2000, Filli Abdulkadir and Yodit Seyoum took over when Amy returned to Ethiopia. Today, the restaurant serves traditional Ethiopian and Eritrean food as well as a variety of breakfast and lunch options. Habesha Cafe Eritrean & Ethiopian Restaurant, Deli & Sweet Shop also sells a curated variety of spices, coffee, and Injera. 

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Filli Abdulkadir and Yodit Seyoum

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Thanks to Visit Seattle, celebrate Black History Month by enjoying a variety of treats and discounts at Seattle Black-owned small businesses. Note: Offers are limited and can be redeemed in-person on a first-come, first-serve basis by presenting the QR code to the cashier – screenshots will not work. Reminder: Small businesses are reimbursed for free […]

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