DINNER MENU 

SOUP AND SALADS (ÇORBA VE SALATALAR)

 

Red Lentil Soup (Mercimek Çorbası)  8

Fresh-made red lentil soup. Does not contain any stock or dairy.                                          

 

Shepherd’s Salad (Çoban Salatası)Small  12 /Large 14 (add $3 for feta cheese)                                                

Finely diced tomato, cucumber, green peppers, red onions, and parsley tossed in a homemade dressing.

 

White Bean Salad (Piyaz)  12

White beans, tomatoes, red onions, red and green bell peppers, and herbs mixed with homemade dressing. 

 

Green Salad (Yeşil Salata)  12

(add $7 for chicken – add $9 for lamb)

Baby mixed greens, romaine, sliced tomatoes, red onions, and cucumbers, tossed in a homemade dressing.

 

COLD APPETIZERS (SOĞUK MEZELER)

 

Hummus(Humus)  8

Levantine dip made from cooked, pureed chickpeas, blended with tahini, extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, salt and spices.

 

Cacık  8

Refreshing blend of yogurt, lebne and cucumbers, seasoned with mint and dill.

 

Eggplant Salad (Patlıcan Salatası)  9

Char-grilled, finely chopped eggplant, blended with roasted red and green bell peppers, dill, lemon juice, extra virgin olive oil, garlic and salt. 

 

Babaghannoush(Babaganuş)  9

Levantine dish of pureed eggplant blended with tahini, garlic, yogurt, extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice and a touch of Chef’s special spices. 

 

Haydari   10

Fresh lebne yogurt, flavored with crushed walnuts, mint, dill, garlic and extra virgin olive oil.

 

Spicy Mashed Vegetables (Acılı Ezme)  10

Blend of hand chopped onions, red & green peppers, red pepper paste, parsley, mint, walnuts mixed with a touch of spices, lemon juice and extra virgin olive oil. Excellent dip for kebabs.

 

Stuffed Grape Leaves (Zeytinyağlı Yaprak Dolması)  12

Fresh & home made grape leaves stuffed with onions, dill, mint, parsley, rice, pine nuts, currants, and Chef’s special herbs.

 

Cold Appetizer Plate (5 items)  28

 

HOT APPETIZERS (ARA SICAKLAR)

 

Zucchini Pancakes (Mücver)  10                                                       

Pan-fried zucchini pancakes made with scallions, zucchini, yellow squash, eggs, flour and dill served with yogurt.

 

Cheese Pastries (Sigara Böreği)  10

Crispy pastries stuffed with feta cheese and parsley.

 

Spinach Pastries (Ispanaklı Börek)   10

Crispy pastries stuffed with spinach, feta cheese and onions.  

 

Stuffed Bulgur(Icli Kofte)  12

Two round balls of minced lamb and walnuts in a shell made of cracked wheat.

 

Wild Calamari (Kalamar)  15

Wild caught, all-natural calamari, fried and served with hot tomato sauce.

 

Calf’s Liver (Arnavut Ciğeri)  15

Albanian style calf’s liver sauté served with onions and seasoned with sumac.

 

Turkish Dumplings (Mantı)   22

Dumplings filled with ground beef and herbs, served in a freshly prepared tomato sauce and yogurt with a touch of garlic.

 

VEGETABLE ENTREES (SEBZELİ ANA YEMEKLER)

 

Falafel Platter (Falafel Tabağı)  18

Six pieces of falafels served with hummus and salad.

 

Grilled Vegetables (Izgara Sebzeler)  18

 

Baby Okra (Bamya)   19

Baby okras with green & red peppers and onions, baked in fresh tomato sauce, served with white rice. 

 

Vegetable Casserole (Türlü)   20

Fresh vegetable medley of eggplants, potatoes, tomatoes, green beans, onions, yellow squash, zucchini, green & red peppers, garlic and carrots braised in house special sauce, served with white rice.

 

SIDE ORDERS

 

White Rice (Beyaz Pilav)   6

French Fries (Patates Kizartmasi)   6

Pickle(Turşu) 7

Feta Cheese Plate(Beyaz Peynir Tabağı)  12

 

GRILLS (IZGARALAR)

*** Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness, especially if you have a medical condition.

 

All-Natural Chicken Adana Kebab (Tavuk Adana)  22

Char-grilled, hand chopped chicken patties seasoned with garlic and herbs.

 

Barbecued Meatballs (Cızbız Köfte)  22

Char-grilled lamb patties prepared with onions, parsley and herbs.    

 

All-Natural Chicken Shish Kebab (Tavuk Şiş Kebap)  24

Char-grilled tender cubes of chicken breast marinated in Chef’s special seasoning.

 

Skewered Ground Meat (Adana Kebap)  26

Char-grilled hand-chopped lamb, seasoned with fine chopped red peppers, and onions, flavored with special herbs.

 

Turkuaz Şiş (Çöp Şiş)  26

Small cubes of grilled, marinated lamb, served with garnish and rice.

 

Shish Kebab (Şiş Kebap)  28

Marinated cubes of lamb on skewers, char-grilled to your taste.

 

Lamb Chops (Pirzola)  34

Baby lamb chops char-grilled to your taste.

 

Turkuaz Grill (Turkuaz Izgara)  36

Combination of grilled all-naturalChicken Shish, Lamb Shish, all-natural Chicken Adana and Barbecued Meatballs.

 

Sultan’s Plate(Sultan Tabağı) (for 2 people 68, for 3 people 102, for 4 people 136) 

Combination plate, mixed with chicken and lamb kebabs, served with French fries, rice and grilled tomato and pepper. 

 

Sea food add-ons are 

-       Six pieces of wild shrimp  22

-       Salmon kebab wrapped in grape leaves  22

 

YOGURT KEBABS (YOĞURTLU KEBAPLAR)

 

Yogurt Chicken Adana (Yoğurtlu Tavuk Adana) 26

Yogurt Chicken Shish (Yoğurtlu Tavuk Şiş) 28

Yogurt Lamb Adana (Yoğurtlu Kuzu Adana) 30

Beyti Kebab (Lamb Adana in a wrap, cut small and served with yogurt and tomato sauce on top) 32

 

 

TRADITIONAL ENTREES (GELENEKSEL YEMEKLER)

 

Turkish Dumplings (Mantı)   22

Dumplings filled with ground beef and herbs, served in a freshly prepared tomato sauce and yogurt with a touch of garlic.

 

Stuffed Cabbage (Etli Lahana Dolması)  20

Green cabbage leaves stuffed with ground lamb, rice and fresh herbs, served with tomato sauce on top and yogurt on the side.

 

Baby Okra with Lamb (Etli Bamya)  24

Baby okra braised in tomato sauce, served together with lamb and white rice.

Vegetable Casserole with Lamb (Etli Türlü)  24

Fresh vegetable medley of eggplants, potatoes, tomatoes, green beans, onions, yellow squash, zucchini, green & red peppers, garlic and carrots braised in house special sauce and served together with lamb and white rice.

                                                                    

Sultan’s Delight (Hünkar Beğendi)  with All-Natural Chicken 28 / with Lamb 32 / with Salmon 30                                                                    

A classical Istanbul dish made with a choice of all-natural chicken or lamb chunks served on smoked eggplant puree blended with kashkaval cheese and herbs.

 

FISH AND SEAFOOD (BALIKLAR VE DENİZ ÜRÜNLERİ)

 

Grilled Salmon (Somon Izgara)   28

Char-grilled filet of salmon, seasoned with herbs and lemon juice, served with mixed greens.

 

Fish Kebab in Vine Leaves (Balik Kebabi)   28  

Char-grilled filet of salmon, marinated with a special sauce, seasoned with herbs and lemon juice, wrapped in vine leaves.

 

Wild Shrimp Casserole (Karides Güveç)   28

Wild jumbo shrimp baked in tomato sauce with garlic, fresh herbs and fresh vegetables, topped with kashkaval cheese.

 

Wild Shrimp Shish Kebab (Karides Şiş Kebap)  28

Char-grilled wild jumbo shrimps served with mixed greens.    

 

Bronzino (Levrek)  32

Mediterranean seabass, char-grilled and served with green salad and potatoes.