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340 CALIFORNIA AVE, PALO ALTO
(650)853-9700

Authentic Mediterranean Flavors

The Aromatic flavors of the Mediterranean return to Palo Alto.
Step back into the culinary experiences of the alafranga and alaturca, and experience the flavors from the western to the eastern regions of the Mediterranean, espousing the traditional and the Modern.

COld Mezes

Made of sheep’s milk ezine cheese, roasted ground pistachio spread with extra virgin olive oil and oregano, this meze is perfect by itself or paired with a drink such as raki.

Hot Mezes

Moussaka is a baked casserole made with minced lamb, beef, eggplant, onion, zucchini, red bell peppers, tomatoes, topped with Kasar cheese, and served with rice pilaf.

Kebabs

Ahh! Alexander, the most sought-after Turkish dish is made of slices of layered ground lamb and beef, served over cubes of pita in a bed of tomato sauce and yogurt, topped with sizzling butter.

Sweets

Kunefe, a traditional Middle-Eastern dessert, is made with spun pastry called kataif, soaked in a special syrup, layered with cheese, topped with clotted cream called kaymak, and topped with pistachio.

Girit

Made of sheep’s milk ezine cheese, roasted ground pistachio spread with extra virgin olive oil and oregano, this meze is perfect by itself or paired with a drink such as Raki.

Moussaka

Baked casserole with minced lamb, beef, eggplant, onion, zucchini, red bell peppers, tomatoes, topped with Kasar cheese, and served with rice pilaf.

Alexander

Alexander, the most sought-after Turkish dish is made of slices of layered ground lamb and beef served over cubes of pita in a bed of tomato sauce and yogurt, topped with sizzling butter.

Kunefe

Traditional Middle Eastern dessert, Kunefe is made with spun pastry called kadayif, soaked in a sweet, sugar-based syrup, and typically layered with cheese or with other ingredients such as clotted cream called kaymak, and pistachio. It is popular in the Middle East.

Testimonials

What People are Saying

“A Great Find”

"Great place to sit outside with a group, order cocktails and every appetizer on the menu!"

 

“Fabulous food”

"Food is always great. The moussaka is superb. Service terrific. Can't wait to return."

“Wonderful experience”

"Wonderful! A little hesitant never had Turkish food before, it was amazingly flavorful!"

"Surprizingly good"

"Food was fantastic!! Fresh, truly Turkish. I thought I was in downtown Istanbul."

Hours of Operation

LUNCH
11:30 AM–4:00 PM DAILY

DINNER
MON–THU & SUN 4:00 PM–9:00 PM
FRI, SAT 4:00 PM–9:30 PM