Queen of Sheba, is an Ethiopian restaurant, that is a true treasure. Right in the heart of “Hell’s Kitchen” New York City, is where you can find this gem. As I walk through the door, the place is full. Then again why wouldn’t it be, I am never disappointed when I come here.
Let’s get down to business. I sat at a table and looked over the menu which I know inside and out. However, Queen of Sheba will make a subtle change every once an a while. Lentil “Sambousas” are my favorite appetizers. Queen of Sheba cooked up these delicious dough packets to perfection. This is an excellent way to start off a meal.
Next, for my main course, the “Doro Tibs” is what I ordered along with the “Taste of Sheba”. The “Doro Tibs” is sliced chicken breast marinated in onions, olive oil, rosemary-jalapeno, with a touch of Chardonnay. I am almost positive that there are some secret spices in the mix as well. The “Taste of Sheba” is a sample platter that includes a mouthwatering taste of 8 items. There are too many to list. The sliced chicken breast was succulent. The “Taste of Sheba” was delicious. Adding a glass of delectable honey wine is the perfect compliment to this exquisite meal.
Aside form the good food, my readers know service is just as important as the meal to me. Queen of Sheba’s service is impeccable and also very accommodating. I normally don’t place too much emphasis on decor. However Queen of Sheba’s setup takes you back to Ethiopia. They arrange the seating, to heighten a sense of community, therefore making me feel like I am eating and enjoying with everyone in the restaurant.
In conclusion, if you are looking for a charming restaurant with a neighborhood feel to it, then Queen of Sheba is the right choice. Whether you are by yourself or with a group, Queen of Sheba will satisfy your palette for delicious food and enjoyable company. Make sure you tell them Dave Jacobs sent you.
650 10th Avenue
New York, NY 10036
Between 45th & 46th Streets