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Tsion Cafe

763 St. Nicholas Ave., New York, NY 10031 40.826325 -73.945592
nr. 148th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-234-2070 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: African/Moroccan
  • Price Range: $$

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Official Website

tsioncafe.com

Hours

Tue-Thu, 10am-10pm; Fri-Sat, 10am-11pm; Sun, 10am-9pm; Mon, closed

Nearby Subway Stops

A, B, C, D at 145th St.

Prices

$13-$25

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Breakfast
  • Good for Groups
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Take-Out
  • Catering

Alcohol

  • Beer and Wine Only

Reservations

Accepted/Not Necessary

Profile

Co-owner Beejhy Barhany came to New York via Ethiopia and Israel, where she served in the army. Which might explain the smoked salmon in the injera-wrapped mound of scrambled eggs, not to mention the malawach, a Yemeni flatbread. Live music and plenty of art have made the café a gathering place, and no wonder: Its Hamilton Heights address was once Jimmy’s Chicken Shack, where Charlie Parker worked as “pot walloper.”

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