a mediterranean classic! chopped tomatoes, cucumbers, green peppers, red onions, and parsley tossed in our lemon vinaigrette. add feta cheese for $1.00
full dinner salad with tender cuts of marinated chicken on a bed of romaine lettuce with a creamy caesar dressing.
mixed baby greens served with our lemon vinaigrette.
our take on the american classic, made from our house tomato base.
crispy cigar-shaped rolls of phyllo pastry filled with a blend of zesty feta cheese and fresh parsley.
our blend of chickpeas, celery, and herbs rolled into balls, fried, and served with our tahini dipping sauce.
a pan-fried fritter containing a zesty combination of zucchini with feta cheese, carrots, and herbs served with our homemade
fried cubes of specially seasoned veal liver served with chopped red onions, parsley, and tomatoes.
marinated calamari fried to golden perfection and served with our homemade calamari dipping sauce.
light and refreshing . . . slow-cooked diced eggplant gently blended in our homemade tomato sauce.
flavorful pureed chickpeas are blended with a creamy tahini sauce, lemon juice and a hint of garlic. the robust flavor is a perfect match for our homemade pita bread.
cracked wheat salad with bell peppers, mixed with fresh herbs and tossed in our homemade lemon vinaigrette dressing.
slow-grilled eggplant mashed with tahini sauce, lemon juice, and a hint of garlic.
market fresh spinach sauteed with onions and mushrooms, served with a side of our homemade yogurt sauce.
lightly seasoned pinto beans together with carrots, green peppers, and diced potatoes in a light tomato-based olive oil sauce.
fresh grape leaves stuffed with finely chopped onions, rice, aromatic herbs, currants, and pine nuts.
the imam fainted . . . fresh baby eggplant stuffed with sauteed onions, red bell peppers, tomatoes, pine nuts, and herbs.
great for dipping! our thick housemade yogurt seasoned with dill, garlic, and walnuts.
choose four items from our cold appetizers. serves two or three guests.
choose six items from our cold appetizers. serves four to six guests.
choose three items from our hot appetizers. serves two or three guests.
includes a side of fries and your choice of doner, adana, chicken adana, or kofte meat. selection of sauces available.
choose from a lunch portion of tilapia or doner, shish, chicken, or adana kebab served with rice pilaf and seasonal vegetables -
the istanbul street eatery staple . . . thinly sliced seasoned lamb and beef slow-cooked on a large vertical spit.
served on two skewers, thick cuts of ribeye steak marinated in our house sauce.
served on two skewers, a flavorful mix of ground lamb and beef seasoned with red bell peppers.
served on two skewers, seasoned cubes of tender lamb marinated in our house sauce.
served on two skewers, spicy ground lamb mixed with garlic, parsley, and onion.
served on two skewers, cubed cuts of savory chicken delicately seasoned and marinated in our house sauce.
served on two skewers, seasoned ground chicken flavored with red bell peppers and onions.
meatballs with a mediterranean flair . . . four lightly-seasoned and freshly ground beef and lamb patties.
create your own platter with half portions of any of the two kebabs listed above.
delicately marinated and charbroiled lamb chops topped with oregano leaves.
half portions of chicken, doner, shish, and adana kebabs.
served on a hot plate, layers of doner kebab over a bed of lightly crisped pieces of pita bread, garnished with our yogurt and
okra cooked in our house tomato sauce, served with a side of rice pilaf.
okra with lamb morsels cooked in our house tomato sauce, served with a side of rice pilaf.
cubed eggplant, zucchini, potatoes, tomatoes, onions, green peppers, and green beans cooked together in a natural tomato
cubed eggplant, zucchini, potatoes, tomatoes, onions, green peppers, and green beans with morsels of lamb cooked together in
cabbage leaves stuffed with rice, marinated ground beef, and lamb topped with our fresh tomato sauce and served with a side of
the famous mediterranean eggplant casserole! tender minced beef and lamb layered between slices of zucchini and eggplant,
penne tossed with fresh mushrooms, bell peppers, tomatoes, onions, and parsley.
oven roasted eggplant stuffed with marinated ground beef, savory herbs, diced tomatoes, and green peppers, served with a side of rice pilaf.
our chef's traditional recipe from rize on the black sea . . . broiled in our homemade sauce of mushrooms, zucchini, bell peppers,
sauteed shrimp baked in a vegetable cream sauce topped with mozzarella cheese and served with a side of traditional rice pilaf.
penne and shrimp, sauteed with fresh mushrooms, tomatoes, bell peppers, onions and a touch of garlic.
salt-crusted whole baked fish specially prepared and spectacularly presented en flambe.
a large side of our freshly made yogurt seasoned with minced cucumbers, dill, and a touch of garlic. a great addition for kebabs
lightly sauteed in olive oil with onions
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October 27, 2009
Cafe Istanbul was my introduction to Turkish food, which has since become my favorite. I can honestly say that I've thought about (and craved) their...
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