SOUP AND SALADS (ÇORBA VE SALATALAR)
Red Lentil Soup (Mercimek Çorbası) 7
Shepherd’s Salad (Çoban Salatası)
Small 10 / Large 13 (add $3 for feta cheese)
Finely diced tomato, cucumber, green peppers, red onions, and parsley tossed in a homemade dressing (vinegar, lemon, olive oil and salt).
White Bean Salad (Piyaz) 9
White beans, tomatoes, red onions, red and green bell peppers, and fresh herbs mixed with homemade dressing (vinegar, lemon, olive oil and salt)
Green Salad (Yesil Salata) 11
(add $7 for chicken – add $9 for lamb)
Baby mixed greens, romaine, sliced tomatoes, red onions, and cucumbers, tossed in a homemade dressing (vinegar, lemon, oil and salt)
COLD APPETIZERS (SOĞUK MEZELER)
Hummus (Humus) 7
Levantine dip made from cooked, pureed chickpeas, blended with tahini, extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, salt and spices.
Refreshing blend of yogurt, lebne and cucumbers, seasoned with mint and dill.
Fresh lebne yogurt, flavored with crushed walnuts, mint, dill, garlic and extra virgin olive oil.
Eggplant Salad (Patlıcan Salatası) 8
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) 8
Levantine dish of pureed eggplant blended with tahini, garlic, yogurt, extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice and a touch of Chef’s special spices. Eggplants are roasted over an open flame before peeling which gives the pulp its smoky taste.
Spicy Mashed Vegetables (Acılı Ezme) 8
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) 9
Fresh & Home made
Grape leaves stuffed with onions, dill, mint, parsley, rice, pine nuts, currants, and Chef’s special herbs.
Small Cold Appetizer Plate (5 items) 24
Large Cold Appetizer Plate (7 items) 28
HOT APPETIZERS (ARA SICAKLAR)
Zucchini Pancakes (Mücver) 8
Pan-fried zucchini pancakes made with scallions, zucchini, yellow squash, eggs, flour and dill served with yogurt.
Cheese Pastries (Sigara Böreği) 8
Crispy pastries stuffed with feta cheese and parsley.
Spinach Pastries (Ispanaklı Börek) 8
Crispy pastries stuffed with spinach, feta cheese and onions.
Calamari (Kalamar) 13
Mediterranean dish. Fried squid (calamari), served with tartar sauce and/or hot tomato sauce.
Stuffed Bulgur (İçli Köfte) 11
Traditional Central Anatolian dish made with thin layered cracked wheat (bulgur), stuffed ground lamb, onions, walnuts and fresh herbs.
Calf’s Liver (Arnavut Ciğeri) 13
Albanian style calf’s liver sauté served with onions and seasoned with sumac.
Turkish Dumplings (Mantı) 18
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)
*All vegetable dishes come with white rice.
Vegetable Casserole (Türlü) 17
Fresh vegetable medley of eggplants, potatoes, tomatoes, green beans, onions, yellow squash, zucchini, green & red peppers, garlic and carrots braised in house special sauce.
Baby Okra (Bamya) 17
Baby okras with green & red peppers and onions, baked in fresh tomato sauce.
White Rice (Beyaz Pilav) 4
French Fries (Patates Kizartmasi) 4
Grilled Vegetables (Izgara Sebzeler) 7
Side order of char-grilled mixed vegetables 10
*All grills are served with rice and a mix of fresh carrots, red and white cabbage, seasoned with lemon juice and vinegar.
** Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness, especially if you have a medical condition.
Chicken Adana Kebab (Tavuk Adana) 17
Char-grilled, hand chopped chicken patties seasoned with garlic and herbs.
Chicken Shish Kebab (Tavuk Şiş Kebap) 18
Char-grilled tender cubes of chicken breast marinated in Chef’s special seasoning.
Barbecued Meatballs (Cızbız Köfte) 18
Char-grilled lamb patties prepared with onions, parsley and herbs.
Skewered Ground Meat (Adana Kebap) 19
Char-grilled hand-chopped lamb, seasoned with fine chopped red peppers, and onions, flavored with special herbs.
Turkuaz Şiş 22
Small cubes of grilled, marinated lamb, served with garnish and rice.
Shish Kebab (Şiş Kebap) 24
Marinated cubes of lamb on skewers, char-grilled to your taste.
Lamb Chops (Pirzola) 28
Baby lamb chops char-grilled to your taste.
Turkuaz Grill (Turkuaz Izgara) 34
Combination of Grilled Chicken Shish, Lamb Shish, Chicken Adana and Barbecued Meatballs.
GELENEKSEL YEMEKLER (TRADITIONAL ENTREES)
Stuffed Cabbage (Etli Lahana Dolması) 18
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) 20
Baby okra braised in tomato sauce, served together with lamb.
Vegetable Casserole with Lamb (Etli 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 and served together with lamb.
Sultan’s Delight (Hünkar Beğendi) with Chicken 22 or Lamb 24
A classical Istanbul dish made with a choice of chicken or lamb chunks served on smoked eggplant puree blended with kashkaval cheese and herbs.
FISH AND SEAFOOD (BALIKLAR VE DENİZ ÜRÜNLERİ)
Shrimp Casserole (Karides Güveç) 22
Jumbo shrimp baked in tomato sauce with garlic, fresh herbs and fresh vegetables, topped with kashkaval cheese.
Shrimp Shish Kebab (Karides Şiş Kebap) 22
Char-grilled jumbo shrimps served with mixed greens.
Grilled Salmon (Somon Izgara) 22
Char-grilled filet of salmon, seasoned with herbs and lemon juice, served with mixed greens.
Fish Kebab in Vine Leaves (Balik Kebabi) 22
Char-grilled filet of salmon, marinated with a special sauce, seasoned with herbs and lemon juice, wrapped in vine leaves.
Bronzino (Levrek) 26
Mediterranean seabass, char-grilled and served with green salad and steamed potatoes.
Milk Custard (Kazandibi) 6
Rice Pudding (Sutlac) 6
Pistachio Pudding (Antep Fıstıklı Muhallebi) 7