35 Grand Ave. Oakland, CA 94612 510-844-4886

Food Is the Ingredient That Binds Us Together
No Matter Where We Are From

Our Chef Adiam Tsegaye

An Intimate Experience

Our Story

Mela Bistro Modern Ethiopian Cuisine is an intimate restaurant in downtown Oakland where you can gather with colleagues, family and friends. Executive Chef Adiam Tsegaye incorporates modern and traditional techniques that highlight the rich essence of Ethiopian cuisine. Her menu creations are plated beautifully, offering patrons high quality meats and fish, fresh vegetables and traditional Ethiopian spices and herbs.

Authentic Flavors


- Ethiopian herbs and spices

- Organic vegetables and produce

- Free range Chicken

- Wild caught fish

- Grass fed lamb and beef