Habesha Market is your one-stop shop for fresh, authentic Ethiopian cuisine in D.C.’s Shaw neighborhood. Yared Mamo opened Habesha Market in 2005 and quickly gained popularity for his Ethiopian staples, like juicy Habesha tibs and tender tripa. Habesha Market’s offers generous portions at affordable prices, so bring some friends and share a plate or two. And don’t forget to grab some freshly made injera bread on your way out! In addition to selling delicious Ethiopian dishes, Habesha Market sells its own line of spices, sauces, and house-made beans and lentils made with ingredients sourced directly from Ethiopia.
Bonus: Habesha Market also sells CDs of popular local Ethiopian artists.