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Not all Southern comfort foods are fried,
but who can say no to halloumi cheese?

Not all Southern comfort
foods
are fried, but who
can say no to halloumi?

MEZZA - APPETIZERS

ALBASHA'S MEZZA $29.95 (serves two) $39.95 (serves three)

feta cheese salad, hummus, baba ghanoush, kibbi, falafel, grape leaves, cabbage rolls, Greek rice, chicken, gyros

gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan

HUMMUS $6.50

chickpeas, garlic, lemon juice, tahini (sesame paste)

gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan

BEEF HUMMUS $9.95 / LAMB HUMMUS $10.95

topped with sautéed pine nuts

MEDITERRANEAN HUMMUS $9.50

chickpeas, garlic, lemon juice, tahini (sesame paste) with feta cheese, fresh tomatoes, pickled garlic, sun-dried tomatoes, pitted black olives

gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan

BABA GHANOUSH $6.95

fire-roasted eggplant, garlic, tahini (sesame paste), lemon juice

gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan

TZATZIKI DIP $4.95

cucumber, sour cream, garlic, and Greek spices

gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan

KIBBI $3.25

deep-fried kosher prime ground beef, cracked wheat, pine nuts, onion (one piece)

FALAFEL $7.95

deep-fried Lebanese vegetable patties, cracked wheat, chickpeas (6 pieces)

gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan

SPANAKOPITA $6.95

filo dough, spinach, onions, feta cheese, herbs (two pieces)

gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan

BEEF-STUFFED BELL PEPPER $4.95

kosher ground beef and rice seasoned with Mediterranean spices, bell pepper, tomato sauce, Mediterranean spices (one piece)

BEEF-STUFFED GRAPE LEAVES $8.95

kosher ground beef, herbs, spices, grape leaves (six pieces)

VEGETARIAN-STUFFED GRAPE LEAVES $8.95

Lebanese vegetables, grape leaves (six pieces)

gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan

BEEF-STUFFED CABBAGE ROLLS $8.95

kosher ground beef, herbs, spices, cabbage leaves (six pieces)

BEEF-STUFFED SQUASH $7.95

kosher ground beef, herbs, spices, squash (two pieces)

GREEK OLIVES $6.95

Kalamata olives pitted and stuffed with feta cheese

gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan

MUJADARAH $4.95

Lentils, rice, sautéed onions

MOUSAKA (EGGPLANT/SQUASH) $7.95

sautéed eggplant or squash, tomatoes, onion, bell peppers, topped with a Béchamel sauce

FRIED HALLOUMI CHEESE $10.50

kosher cheese made from a mixture of goat and sheep milk, this brined cheese is fried and garnished with fresh oregano

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Our family perfected its recipes for
shawarma, mousaka, and taboule
before trans-fats were even a thing.

Our family perfected its
recipes before trans-fats
were even a thing.

SLATA – SALADS

ALBASHA SUPER SALAD $9.50

fresh Romaine lettuce, cracked wheat, Lebanese parsley, tomato, cucumber, green onion, parsley, bell pepper, mint, Kalamata olives, feta cheese, and Albasha's homemade extra-virgin olive oil dressing - served with two grape leaves stuffed with Lebanese vegetables

vegetarian, vegan

FETA CHEESE SALAD $7.95

fresh Romaine lettuce, feta cheese, Albasha's homemade extra-virgin olive oil dressing

gluten-free, vegetarian

FATOUSH SALAD $7.95

toasted pita bread salad with croutons containing fresh Romaine lettuce, tomato, cucumber, bell pepper, sumac, Albasha's homemade extra-virgin olive oil dressing

vegetarian, vegan

GARDEN GREEN SALAD $7.50

fresh Romaine lettuce, tomato, cucumber, bell pepper

gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan

TABOULE SALAD $7.50

traditional Lebanese parsley, cracked wheat, tomato, green onion, parsley

gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan

CHICKEN SHAWARMA SALAD $11.50


fresh Romaine lettuce topped with a healthy portion of our famous Chicken Shawarma, feta cheese, and Albasha's homemade extra-virgin olive oil dressing

GYRO SALAD $11.50

lean kosher ground beef and lamb sliced thin atop a bed of fresh Romaine lettuce, served with Albasha's homemade extra-virgin olive oil dressing and feta cheese

COMBINATION CHICKEN SHAWARMA / GYRO SALAD $11.95

joined by a healthy portion of Chicken Shawarma, lean kosher ground beef and lamb is sliced thin atop a bed of fresh Romaine lettuce, served with Albasha's homemade extra-virgin olive oil dressing and feta cheese

GRILLED SHRIMP SALAD $13.95

grilled shrimp, fresh Romaine lettuce, Kalamata olives, and bell pepper, served with Albasha's homemade extra-virgin olive oil dressing and feta cheese and garnished with lemon

GRILLED SALMON SALAD $13.95

grilled salmon, fresh Romaine lettuce, and tomato, served with Albasha's homemade extra-virgin olive oil dressing and topped with feta cheese fried and garnished with fresh oregano

MAIN PLATES

all main plates served with feta cheese salad, hummus, Greek rice, and pita bread

SHAWARMA AND GYROS CHICKEN

SHAWARMA PLATE $12.95

kosher chicken marinated in garlic, extra-virgin olive oil, and Lebanese spices; cut thin in slices

GYROS PLATE $12.95

lean kosher ground beef and lamb sliced thin

COMBINATION CHICKEN SHAWARMA / GYRO PLATE $13.95

SHISH KABOB PLATES

COMBINATION KABOB PLATE $17.95

choose any two of the following kabob plates to create your own combination kabob plate

KAFTA KABOB PLATE $14.95

seasoned kosher ground beef served with grilled onions and bell pepper, parsley

CHICKEN KABOB PLATE $14.95

kosher chicken marinated in garlic, extra-virgin olive oil, and Lebanese spices served with grilled onions and bell pepper, parsley

BEEF TENDERLOIN KABOB PLATE $15.95

kosher beef tenderloin marinated in garlic, extra-virgin olive oil, and Lebanese spices served with grilled onions and bell pepper, parsley

LAMB KABOB PLATE $16.95

kosher lamb marinated in garlic, extra-virgin olive oil, and Lebanese spices served with grilled onions and bell pepper, parsley

FROM THE BROILER

BROILED CHICKEN BREAST $15.95

kosher chicken breast marinated in garlic, extra-virgin olive oil, and Lebanese spices, then topped with sautéed mushrooms, bell pepper, and onion

BROILED RACK OF LAMB $20.95

kosher rack of lamb marinated in garlic, extra-virgin olive oil, and Lebanese spices

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Not so subtly, our menu reminds you
that the Mediterranean is also a sea.

Not so subtly, our menu reminds you that the
Mediterranean is also a sea.

SEAFOOD DINNERS

SHRIMP SHISH KABOB $14.95

shrimp seasoned with garlic and broiled in butter

SHRIMP SCAMPI $15.95

shrimp seasoned with garlic and spices and broiled in butter and lemon juice topped with mushrooms and bell pepper

BROILED REDFISH $15.95

locally-sourced redfish broiled and topped with sautéed mushrooms and garlic in lemon butter sauce

BROILED SALMON $16.95

imported salmon broiled and topped with rosemary, lemon, and garlic butter sauce; served with squash mousaka

BROILED TILAPIA $12.95

tilapia broiled to perfection and topped with sautéed mushrooms and garlic in lemon butter sauce

COMBINATION SEAFOOD PLATTER $19.95

choice of broiled redfish or tilapia served with five large shrimp and topped with sautéed mushrooms and garlic in lemon butter sauce

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Four generations later, our family recipes
are still here. And now, here in Metairie.

Four generations later, our family recipes are still here. And now, here in Metairie.

ALBASHA HOUSE SPECIALTIES

all main plates served with feta cheese salad, hummus, Greek rice, and pita bread

MOUSAKA BEEF PLATE $13.95

kosher ground beef and potatoes layered and topped with a Béchamel sauce and Parmesan cheese served with Greek rice

BEEF STUFFED PLATE $13.95

kosher seasoned ground beef and rice stuffed grape leaves (two), cabbage (two), squash (one), and stuffed bell pepper (one)

ALBASHA'S PLATTER $19.95

grape leaves, kibbi, hummus, and Greek rice with your choice of (beef, kafta, chicken, or lamb kabob) or (chicken shawarma and gyros)

LAMB SHANK PLATE $16.95

kosher lamb shank cooked to perfection and served over a bed of Greek rice, topped with sautéed pine nuts and green beans, and served with hummus

VEGETARIAN PLATE $13.95

select five of the following (mousaka: limit two) : grape leaves, spanakopita, hummus, baba ghanoush, eggplant mousaka, squash mousaka, falafel, mujadarah, Greek rice, taboule salad

vegetarian, vegan

ALFREDO PENNE PASTA $13.95

select from chicken or gyro Alfredo penne pasta (or shrimp Alfredo penne pasta for $14.95) Four generations later, our family recipes are still here. And now, here in Metairie.

PITA SANDWICHES

served on pita bread with your choice of french fries or hummus and salad

GYRO SANDWICH $10.50

kosher ground beef and lamb, lightly seasoned and topped with tzatziki sauce, tomato, and onions

CHICKEN SHAWARMA SANDWICH $10.50

kosher seasoned ground beef and rice stuffed grape leaves (two), cabbage (two), squash (one), and stuffed bell pepper (one)

SOUVLAKI (SHISH KABOB) SANDWICH $10.95

kosher beef tenderloin with tahini sauce, tomato, and onion (Lamb Souvlaki Sandwich, add $1.50)

FALAFEL SANDWICH $8.95

deep-fried Lebanese vegetable patties with tahini sauce, tomato, and lettuce

HAMBURGER SANDWICH $6.50

kosher ground beef patty served on pita bread with french fries (add cheese for an additional 50¢)

KIDS PLATES – AGES 12 AND UNDER

HAMBURGER, GYRO, CHICKEN TENDERS, CHICKEN SHAWARMA $6.50

served with french fries or Greek rice

ALFREDO PENNE PASTA (CHICKEN OR GYRO) $6.50

add french fries or Greek rice for an additional $1.50

SIDES

FRENCH FRIES $2.95

GREEK RICE $2.95

sautéed rice seasoned with extra-virgin olive oil, salt, pepper, pine nuts and green beans

PITA BREAD 40¢

flour or whole wheat pita available

KALAMATA OLIVES $1.25

pitted Kalamata olives marinated in extra-virgin olive oil

GREEK SAUCE $1.00

FETA CHEESE $1.00

ALBASHA HOUSE DRESSING $1.00

this delicious centuries-old recipe is a blend of extra-virgin olive oil, garlic, vinegar, fresh mint, salt, pepper, and ground oregano

CHILLI PASTE: 75¢

DESSERTS

BAKLAVA $3.25

filo filled with a selection of chopped nuts, sweetened with a syrup of honey

TIRAMISU $4.95

Italian coffee-flavored ladyfingers layered with whipped, sweet mascarpone and flavored with cocoa

CHOCOLATE CAKE $4.95

old-fashioned, rich chocolate cake frosted with chocolate buttercream icing

BEVERAGES

* SOFT DRINKS $2.50

* LEBANESE ICED TEA $2.50

* HOT TEA / ICED TEA $2.50

* COMMUNITY COFFEE $2.50

LEBANESE COFFEE $2.50

PERRIER $2.50

CLUB SODA $2.50

** FRESH SQUEEZED LEMONADE $3.00

** MANGO JUICE $3.00

** ORANGE JUICE $3.00

* FREE REFILLS

** $1.00 REFILLS

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