Enjoy outdoor dining at Tsion Cafe.

Safety is our top priority and we will be following all the city and state guidelines.

Tsion (see-on)

A place for healthy foods, freshly baked goods international wine and beers and more!
Fusing Ethiopian and Mediterranean flavors.

TEJ (noun)

Etiopian Honey Wine. Legend has it that this is
the first alcoholic beverage that humans consumed.
It was popularized in Ethiopia at weddings.

Enjoy a glass with friends! Le Tenachin (to our health).

in.jera (noun)

Made from teff, the smallest and
healthiest grain; a flat, slightly sour
bread that is served with Ethiopian dishes.

gar.den seat.ing (noun)

Fresh air, fresh ingredients do wonders for your complexion.

Enjoy during agreeable weather.

Cock.tails (noun)

An alcoholic mixed drink, that is either a combination of spirits or spirits with fruit juices. Come to Tsion Cafe to enjoy your favorites and some new ones just found here.

com.mu.ni.ty (noun)

Enjoy dinner with friends and meet some new ones.
We have live performances, from music, to art shows to a literary series.
Many of the artists are from the neighborhood, and often inspired by
life in Sugar Hill.

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Dear customers,
As we face the unprecedented impact of COVID19, the Tsion Cafe family wishes that you and your family are staying safe and taking the utmost care to stop the spread. Please carefully follow the advice of public health experts to keep your family safe and sound at this time. Similarly, we are taking precautions to keep our family and customers safe.
As mandated by the NYS Governor, we are only open for take-out and delivery. Call us at 212-234-2070 to place your order. Online ordering is now available! Or you can order for delivery via Grubhub. You can also send our gift cards.
In these tough times, we appreciate your business and look forward to keeping our delicious healthy Ethiopian food coming your way. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for our latest updates.

Be well and stay safe

Welcome to Tsion Cafe

As long time residents of Harlem, we wanted to bring something fresh, healthy, delicious to the taste buds and supportive the artistic talent that is near and far. We are committed to honoring that heritage by providing a space for regular arts events, including live music, poetry nights, film screenings, a writers series – and more. Tsion Cafe is that place and hope you enjoy.
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Our Menu

Tsion Café’s menu is influenced by the worldly travels of owner Beejhy Barhany. Our Ethiopian dishes, featuring Beejhy’s mom favorite spices and mixes, along lovely dishes and salads that speak so flavorfully of their Mediterranean beginnings and a selection of tasteful wines from her travels through South America. Come taste our menu to be transported across the world.
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Free Meals for Essential Workers at Tsion Cafe!
Every time you dine at Tsion Cafe, you can help a fellow New Yorker. There are a lot of people out there who continue to make this city run, but in doing so they are putting themselves at risk.  These are the essential workers that keep our city going and help us get from point A to point B or allow us access to the things we need.  To address this challenge, Tsion Cafe has partnered with NYC through the Restaurant Revitalization Program to support essential workers or anyone in need.   Purchase a meal for an essential worker by pledging $12.  The meals will also be offered to anyone in need of a free meal.  To receive your free meal call 212-234-2070 or tsioncafe@gmail.com to schedule a pickup.   Free meals are available at Tsion Cafe at these times for pickup.
Tuesday  4pm-5pm
Wednesday  4pm-5pm
Thursday 4pm-5pm 
Friday 12pm-4pm 
  We are also partnering with community-based organizations to deliver food to the needy.

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