⏤Mezze⏤

Starters

Signature Hummus

A spread made of cooked chick peas, organic olive oil, fresh lemon juice, cumin, garlic, and tahini sauce. Served with pita bread or raw seasonal veggies. $6

Spicy Jalapeño-Cilantro Hummus

A spread made of cooked chick peas, jalapeños, cilantro, olive oil, lemon juice, cumin, garlic, and tahini sauce. Served with pita bread or raw seasonal veggies. $7

House Salad

Romaine, organic greens, Roma tomatoes, English cucumbers, shredded carrots, and chick peas tossed in Baladi house dressing and served with pita bread. $5

Mezze Platter

A sample platter of Hummus, Spicy Hummus, Baba Ganooj, Falafels, Tahini, Grape Leaf and a choice of Tabbouleh, Couscous, Shepherd, or Chick Pea Salad. Served with pita bread or raw seasonal veggies. $12

Chick Peas Salad

Chick peas, blanched carrots, diced red onions tossed in red wine vinegar, organic olive oil, and Dijon mustard. $3

Ful and chips

Whole Fava (Broad) beans cooked and mashed with lemon-olive oil and spicy jalapeño garnish. Served with baked pita chips or raw seasonal veggies. $6

Jebneh (Mediterranean Pizza) 

Flat pita pie with crumbled feta, diced tomatoes, fresh oregano, and lemon-olive oil. $5

Baba ganooj

Earthy blend of baked eggplant, tahini, parsley, lemon juice, fresh garlic, and olive oil. Served with pita bread or raw seasonal veggies. $8

Grilled Halloumi Caprese

Grilled Halloumi cheese with tomato, fresh basil, drizzled with Greek dressing and pomegranate molasses. $11

Quinoa and almond pesto salad

Organic Quinoa mixed in house pesto sauce (baby spinach, fresh parsley, fresh basil, fresh garlic, organic olive oil, and crushed raw almonds). $5

 

Falafel

Coarsely ground dry chick peas, parsley, cilantro, onions, garlic and imported spices. Flash-fried, served with Tahini. $7

Grape Leaves

Vine leaves stiffed with brown rice, diced tomatoes, onions, chickpeas, and spices. Served warm with a side of Tzaziki or Tahini (vegan) sauce. $7

Muhammarah

A walnut, pistachio, roasted red pepper, pomegranate molasses, and organic olive oil spread. Served over romaine leaves with Couscous Salad or Chick Peas Salad (GF). $11

Couscous salad

Moroccan couscous, diced scallions, dried mint, diced tomatoes, and diced cucumbers in lemon-olive oil dressing. $3

Tabbouleh Salad

Finely chopped parsley with cracked wheat, diced tomatoes, diced cucumbers, and fresh mint in lemon-olive oil dressing. Topped with raw almonds. $4

⏤Soups⏤

Only Lentil soup is available Year-Round

Chickpea Soup

Whole chickpeas simmered with onions, garlic, celery, fresh oregano, spices, and a hint of cayenne. $5.85 / $8.95

Chilled Persian Soup

Low fat Greek yogurt, walnuts, dried rose petals, golden raisins, seedless cucumbers, finely chopped chives, fresh mint, fresh dill, and fresh ground pepper. Served with pita chips. $5.85 / $8.95

Lentil Soup

Our famous split red lentil and shredded carrots flavored with fresh cumin and fresh lemon juice. Served with freshly baked pita bread. $4.75 Cup / $6.95 Bowl

Chicken potato soup

A broth-based chicken and red skin potato soup with fresh cilantro and roasted garlic. Served over Basmati rice. $5.85 / $8.95

 

Harira Soup

Quintessential Moroccan soup with chickpeas, whole brown lentils, orzo pasta, parsley, cilantro, celery, garlic, ginger, saffron, some Shatta, and spices (turmeric, paprika, and cumin) in a dense tomato broth. $5.85 / $8.95

Kale & Lamb Soup

Broth-based with ground lamb, kale, baby spinach, chickpeas, and cardamom. Served with pita bread $5.85 / $8.95

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⏤Salads⏤

Tossed with chopped romaine & mixed greens. served with pita bread

Salata Salad

Chick peas, dried cranberries, sliced radishes and shredded carrots tossed in Baladi House dressing. $7 Lunch / $11 Dinner

Fattoush Salad

Sliced radishes, sliced red onions, English cucumbers, Roma tomatoes, fresh mint, baked pita chips. Tossed with sumac and lemon-olive dressing. $7 Lunch / $11 Dinner

Kale Salad

Fresh kale, shredded carrots, sliced red onions, Roma tomatoes with our organic quinoa and almond pesto. Tossed in Baladi house dressing. $8 Lunch / $12 Dinner

Tuna Garden Salad

English cucumbers, Roma tomatoes and Kalamata olives tossed in our House dressing. Topped with our tuna salad—Excellent Albacore tuna mixed with fresh dill and shredded carrots. $9 Lunch / $13 Dinner

Greek Salad

Hearty chunks of Roma tomatoes, English cucumbers, Kalamata olives, bell peppers and authentic Greek feta. Tossed in Greek dressing. $8 Lunch / $12 Dinner

Baladi Salad

Fresh mozzarella, artichoke hearts, Roma tomatoes, English cucumbers and crushed walnuts tossed in Baladi House dressing. $9 Lunch / $13 Dinner


 

Create Your Own

Chopped romaine, organic mixed greens, three toppings, home baked pita pieces and your choice of dressing.
$8 Lunch / $12 Dinner

 

Toppings:

Fresh Mozzarella, crumbled feta, artichoke hearts, dried cranberries, roasted red peppers, tomatoes, English cucumbers, chick peas, kalamata olives, roasted eggplant, red onions, caramelized onions, radishes, shredded carrots, pistachios, walnuts, and almonds.  
Add $.95 per extra topping. 

House-made Dressings:

Baladi’s House (organic olive oil, Zatar, and natural lemon juice), Authentic Greek (organic olive oil, fresh oregano, and red wine vinegar), Lemon-Olive Oil, Fattoush (lemon-olive oil and sumac), Yogurt, Mint and Golden Raisin, Tahini

premium salad toppings:

3 Falafels $3; Lentil & Organic Quinoa Patty $3; Organic Quinoa & Almond Pesto $3; 3 Grape Leaves $3; Grilled Portobello Mushroom $3; 2 slices Grilled Halloumi Cheese $4; Homemade Tuna Salad $5; Grilled Tuna Steak $9; Chicken Kebab or Shawermah $4; Beef Kebab or Shawermah $6; Lamb Kebab or Shawermah $7.

⏤Vegan & Vegetarian entrées⏤

Falafel Encrusted Tofu

Twin Oaks organic Virginia tofu encrusted with falafel, baked and served over Sabanekh (sautéed baby Spinach, diced red onions, sumac, and lemon-olive oil) with a side of chick peas salad. $12 Lunch / $16 Dinner

Lentil & Quinoa Patty

Red split lentils, organic quinoa, diced onions, tomato paste and spices, grilled and served over a bed of tabbouleh, grilled vegetables and grilled Roma tomatoes. $12 Lunch / $15 Dinner

Moussaka

Roasted Beharat-spiced eggplant steaks topped with a ripe tomato, chickpea, diced onion and minced garlic sauce, served over Moroccan couscous and garnished with toasted pine nuts. $11 Lunch / $14 Dinner

Moujaddarah

A cardamom-spiced brown rice and whole brown lentils pilaf, topped with caramelized onions toasted almonds, and shepherd salad. $11 Lunch / $12 Dinner

Falafel Salad Platter

Falafels over Fattoush Salad (Sliced radishes, red onions, cucumbers, tomatoes, fresh mint, and Sumac tossed with lemon-olive oil and baked pita chips) and a side of tahini dressing. $11 Lunch / $16 Dinner

Heavenly Veggie Patty

Red split lentils, whole brown lentils, organic quinoa, walnuts, artichoke hearts, and brown rice patty. Grilled and served over grilled vegetables and a roasted eggplant puree. $12 Lunch / $16 Dinner

 

Spicy Tahini Tofu Portobello

Organic VA Tofu, Portobello mushrooms, baby spinach, and roasted red pepper sautéed with a mild Julien-vegetables in tahini sauce. Served over spiced basmati rice. $13 Lunch / $18 Dinner

Grilled Portobello with Halloumi Cheese

Grilled marinated Portobello mushroom, Halloumi cheese, Roma tomatoes. Served over organic greens, homemade olive tapenade and a drizzle of pomegranate molasses. $14 Lunch / $18 Dinner

 

Shawermah Platters

Thinly-sliced marinated meat strips grilled, served over a bed of romaine and organic mixed greens with grilled Roma tomatoes, Tahini and pita bread.

  • Chicken (lemon juice, cloves, nutmeg, garlic, imported spices); $11 Lunch / $18 Dinner
  • Beef (red wine vinegar, cardamom, nutmeg, imported spices); $13 Lunch / $20 Dinner
  • New Zealand Lamb (lemon juice, yogurt, garlic, imported spices). $14 Lunch / $22 Dinner

Kebab Platters

Marinated kebab skewer, char-grilled to order. Served over a bed of basmati rice with grilled vegetables and a side of Tzaziki sauce.

  • Chicken (fresh oregano, garlic, lemon-olive oil); $11 Lunch / $19 Dinner
  • Beef (thyme, toasted sesame, olive oil, red wine vinegar); $14 Lunch / $22 Dinner
  • New Zealand Lamb (fresh mint, scallions, olive oil, preserved lemons). $15 Lunch / $25 Dinner
 

Kufta

Middle Eastern style minced beef and lamb patty with fresh herbs and spices, grilled and served on a bed of basmati rice then topped with a sauce of sautéed tomatoes, chickpeas, onions, and garlic. Garnished with toasted pine nuts. $12 Lunch / $16 Dinner

Hoseh

Ground beef and lamb sautéed in olive oil, diced onions, minced garlic, diced tomatoes, nutmeg and other spices then spread over a layer of our Signature Hummus. Served with pita bread, and garnished with toasted pine nuts, pickled turnips and olives. $12 Lunch / $16 Dinner

 

⏤Seafood entrées⏤

Spicy seafood platter

Fresh pieces of the catch of the day, grouper, and tuna sautéed in lemon-olive oil, garlic, cilantro, tomatoes, hot peppers, and spices. Served over a bed of basmati rice, tabbouleh salad, and topped with tahini sauce. $16 Lunch / $25 Dinner

Herb Encrusted Catch of The Day

A fillet of fresh fish rubbed with Mediterranean herbs and spices, pan seared and served over sautéed kale, baby spinach, and red onions. Topped with a crumbled feta, tomato and cucumber salad. *market price

moroccan garlic-spiced tuna

Yellowfin Tuna steak marinated in Worcestershire sauce, organic olive oil, garlic, cilantro, Moroccan preserved lemons, and Shatta. Topped with grilled Roma tomatoes, and served over a bed of Moroccan couscous. $22

Citrus Shrimp 

Grilled wild Shrimp marinated in Citrus Juices, Roasted Garlic, and Honey. Topped with housemade Mango-Pineapple salsa. Served over organic Quinoa-Almond Pesto and Sabanekh (sautéed spinach, kale, red onion) *temporarily out of stock

Tuna Kebab

Yellow fin tuna kebab marinated in Worcestershire Sauce, organic olive oil, garlic, cilantro, Moroccan preserved lemons and Shatta. Served over basmati rice and sautéed spinach and kale. $14 Lunch / $24 Dinner

Grouper with Spicy Tahini Sauce

Pan-seared fillet of grouper topped with spicy Tahini sauce (diced tomatoes, shredded carrots, garlic, julienne bell peppers and onions, cilantro and tahini). Served over a bed of basmati rice and garnished with toasted pine nuts. $27 

⏤Wraps⏤

wrapped in lavosh bread. Served with a side of your choice:
Basmati rice, tabbouleh, couscous, or chick peas salad

Shawermah Style

Thin strips of chicken, beef or lamb marinated, grilled and wrapped with tomatoes, cucumbers and Tahini sauce.

  • Chicken (lemon juice, cloves, nutmeg, garlic, imported spices); $11
  • Beef (red wine vinegar, cardamom, nutmeg, imported spices); $13
  • New Zealand Lamb (lemon juice, yogurt, garlic, imported spices). $13

Kebab Style

Whole chunks of marinated meat grilled and wrapped with grilled vegetables and our homemade Tzaziki.

  • Shish Tawooq (fresh oregano, garlic, lemon-olive oil); $12
  • Marinated Beef (thyme, toasted sesame, olive oil, red wine vinegar); $13
  • Minted Lamb (fresh mint, scallions, olive oil, preserved lemons). $13

Falafel Supreme

Flash-fried falafel wrapped with our Signature Hummus, Tahini Sauce and Shepherd Salad. $11

Spicy Seafood

Fresh pieces of the catch of the day, grouper, and tuna sautéed in lemon-olive oil, minced garlic, fresh cilantro, diced tomatoes, diced jalapeños, and spices. Wrapped with crisp romaine, homemade Tabbouleh salad and Tahini sauce. $14

The Greek

Chicken kebab grilled and wrapped with crumbled feta cheese, Kalamata olives, tomatoes, cucumbers, bell peppers and Authentic Greek dressing. $12

Spicy Tuna

Our homemade tuna salad—Albacore tuna mixed with fresh dill and shredded carrots—wrapped with tomatoes, cucumbers, and spicy jalapeño mayonnaise. $12

Tofu Portobello

Organic Virginia tofu sautéed with Portobello mushrooms, diced tomatoes, caramelized onions, Sabanekh, and Muhammarah. $13

Mediterranean

Crumbled feta, Kalamata olives, roasted red peppers, tomatoes, cucumbers, Muhammarah, hummus, and a drizzle of pomegranate molasses. $12

Salata

Hummus, Baba Ganooj and Salata (chick peas, radishes, carrots, dried cranberries), and our Baladi house dressing. $11

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⏤Desserts⏤

 

Homemade Baklava

Hand-rolled with 75% less butter and sweetened with pure honey.

  • Pistachio Mid-Eastern style made with crushed pistachios, pure honey and rose-water simple syrup; $4
  • Cinnamon-Walnut Greek style made with crushed walnuts, cinnamon, pure honey and orange blossom; $3.5
  • Almond Persian style made with slivered almonds, cardamom, rose-water syrup and vegan butter. $2.5
 

Kunafah

Shredded phyllo dough pastry stuffed with sweet cheese; topped with rose water organic simple syrup and pistachios. $5

Halawa

A confection made out of ground sesame seeds, sugar and whole pistachios. Served with a drizzle of chocolate syrup and crushed pistachios. $4

Mamool

Semolina flour cookie stuffed with dates. Dusted with sugar. Best if paired with freshly brewed Turkish Coffee. $3