- LUNCH BUFFET M-F 11a-2p
- SOUP & SALADS
- LUNCH MENU M-F 11a-4p
- SIGNATURE COCKTAIL
- NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
11:00AM – 2:00PM
All appetizers are gluten-free without the flatbread.
Hummus (V, GF) 9.5
Chickpeas blended with tahini, lemon juice and garlic, garnished with paprika and olive oil.
Tahziki (GF) 1o
Rich yogurt blended with fresh garlic, lemon juice and cucumber and garnished with zaatar and olive oil.
Baba Ghanoush (V, GF) 11.5
Roasted eggplant ground with tahini, garlic and lemon juice.
Zaatar Fries (GF) 5
Fries with zaatar mayo or ketchup.
Adis Soup (V, GF)
Curried lentil soup.
Leblebi Soup (V, GF)
Whole chickpea soup with onion, spices, and a hint of lemon.
Beet Salad (GF) 12
Beets cooked until tender, cooled and mixed with yogurt and lemon and garnished with zaatar and olive oil.
Pickled Mango Salad (V, GF) 12.5
Pickled mango mixed with tomato and chickpeas.
Tabouli (V, GF) 11
Finely chopped parsley mixed with onion, tomato, millet, fresh lemon juice and olive oil.
Lazurdi Salad (V, GF) 12
Fried whole dates, arugula, purple cabbage, and roasted hazelnuts, with a dressing of lemon and date reduction.
House Salad (V, GF) 8
Bed of salad greens with carrots and olives, drizzled with our house sumac dressing.
Add Falafel 2 each
Add Shredded Chicken 7
Add Shredded Lamb 9
All entrees are gluten-free, without the flatbread.
Mezza Platter (GF)
Hummus, baba ghanoush, tahziki * sub tahziki for pickled mango for Vegan Option, with your choice of:
Falafel Mezza ( V*, GF ) 17
Chicken Kabob Mezza ( GF ) 18.5
Lamb Kabob Mezza ( GF ) 21
Mixed Dolma (V^, GF) 18
Two grape leaf dolma and two Iraqi-style onion dolma Mahshi stuffed with rice, diced vegetables and spices, infused with flavors of sun-dried tomato and pomegranate.
Mixed Grill (GF) 24
A meat plate of chicken Kabob and lamb Kabob served with grilled onions and tomatoes.
Lamb “Khema” (GF) 17.5
Traditional slow-cooked chickpea & shredded lamb stew served with basmati rice.
Iraqi Grilled Sheesh Kabob (GF) 21
Two grilled beef sheesh Kabobs, served with grilled onions and tomatoes.
Lamb Shank “Kuzi” (GF) 24.5
Slow-cooked lamb shank served on basmati rice, with a side of eggplant marga.
Golden Pompano “Zubede” Fish (GF) 28
Zubede is the national dish of Iraq, a country that sits upon the land known as the Cradle of Civilization. This is a whole Golden Pompano fish, market fresh, butterflied, and cooked in a salted curry paste.
Rice Plate (V, GF)
Slow-cooked traditional stew served warm with basmati rice. Choose from:
Falafel Rice Plate (V, GF) 15.5
Shredded Chicken Rice Plate (GF) 16.5
Chicken Kabob Rice Plate (GF) 17.5
Shredded Lamb Rice Plate (GF) 18.5
Rice Plate Stew (V, GF)
Slow-cooked traditional stew served warm with basmati rice.
Chickpea Stew (V, GF) 12.5
Chickpea, tomato, sautéed onion and a hint of cardamom.
Eggplant Stew (V, GF) 14.5
Eggplant, diced potato, onion, tomato, green bell pepper and pomegranate
Dark & Light (V, GF^) 6
Dibbis (date syrup) and tahini (sesame paste) dancing together on a plate and chopped pistachio. Served with warm flatbread for your dipping pleasure.
^Gluten-free w/o flatbread.
Date Roll (V, GF) 3.5
Delicious, tender dates wrapped around walnuts, rolled in coconut flakes, and drizzled with date syrup… Nature’s goodness!
Baklava (V) 6
Cardamom rose water syrup and roasted pistachios layered in golden, flakey layers of phyllo dough.
Sweet Yogurt “Gaemar” (GF^) 7
Thick, sweet yogurt topped with date syrup. Served with warm flatbread. ^Gluten-free w/o flatbread.
A special pastry of shredded wheat noodles soaked in sweet rose syrup and cooked with traditional nabulsi cheese. Served warm. Fresh to order.
Monday – Friday
11AM – 4PM
Ishtar Salad (V, GF) 8.5
Falafel pieces and lettuce topped with tomato and onion, drizzled with olive oil and hummus.
Chicken Skewer (GF) 11.5
Grilled chicken kabob pieces on fresh lettuce, topped with hummus and olive oil.
Lamb Skewer (GF) 13.5
Grilled lamb kabob pieces on fresh lettuce, topped with hummus and olive oil.
Chicken w/ Hummus (GF) 10.5
Iraqi shredded chicken served hot over hummus.
Lamb w/ Tahziki (GF) 12.5
Iraqi shredded lamb served hot over tahziki.
Tigris Plate (V, GF) 8,8
A plate of hummus with fresh lettuce, carrots and onion, topped with warm chickpea stew.
Euphrates Plate (V, GF) 9.5
A plate of baba ghanoush with fresh lettuce, carrots and onion, topped with warm eggplant stew.
Warm flatbread with lettuce, onions, tomato, and hummus.
Falafel Sandwich ( V ) 10.5
Shredded Chicken Sandwich 11.5
Shredded Lamb Sandwich 13.5
Iraqi Shish Kabob Sandwich 12.5
IRAQI PILNSER IN THE USA
IRAQI PILSNER 6
We are so excited to announce our partnership with Hopworks Urban Brewery. Portland meet our very own Cardamom Rose Pilsner. You will only find this unique brew with us. Now on tap at our NE Alberta and SW Alder locations.
DRAFT BEER 5.5
Check the specials board or ask your server for current draft selections.
CAN OF GLUTEN FREE IPA 5.5
Ground Breaker from Portland, Oregon. This is a Certified Gluten-Free IPA.
CARDAMOM GIMLET 11
A cardamom-forward variation on the classic Gimlet, with our House Infusion Cardamom Gin
BAGHDAD’S GOLDEN AGE 11
An aromatic martini using our traditional arak, house made tamarind, rosewater, Angostura bitters.
MESOPOTAMIAN MULE 10.5
Yazi Ginger Vodka, Grand Marnier, and a generous splash of Cock ‘N’ Bull Ginger Beer
LA VIE EN ROSE 9.5
A rosy concoction of pomegranate liquor, rosewater, Angostura bitters, and bubbly champagne
BEET MARGARITA 11.5
House-made beet juice, smooth tequila, rocks and salt create a sensational, earthy flavor combination
THE LIQUOR OF THE MIDDLE EAST
Arak is the traditional alcoholic beverage found in Iraq, Syria, Israel and Lebanon. Arak is made of only two ingredients, grapes and aniseed, and traditionally served on the rocks.
An aromatic, crisp shot of Arak Razzouk on ice, topped lightly with fennel seeds
An aromatic, crisp shot of Arak Fakra on ice, topped lightly with fennel seeds
El Massaya 12
An aromatic, crisp shot of Arak Lebanon on ice, topped lightly with fennel seeds
Fresh-squeezed Mint Lemonade
Arab Coffee: Rich, thick and dark coffee, with a hint of cardamom sweetness, served in authentic Iraqi sipping glasses. Refills available.
Black Ceylon Tea with Cardamom
Herbal Tea: Ask your server for available tea selection.
Sodas: Coca Cola, Diet Coke, Sprite, Dr. Pepper, Ginger Ale
Juice: Mango, Apple, Orange, Cranberry
Mint Liben: A traditional yogurt drink, house made.