Au Za’atar is a Lebanese / Middle Eastern restaurant which has quickly become a destination in the East Village for New Yorker’s and tourists alike, serving family recipes from Lebanon and other middle eastern countries.
Drop in for mezze and a glass of Lebanese wine or beer and enjoy a romantic dinner or an intimate meal with friends and family. Their menu highlights the best of Lebanese and Middle Eastern cuisines with a focus on fresh, seasonal ingredients and homemade dishes.
Au Za’atar has become famous for their signature specialty tableside Shawarma, which you can order with your choice of chicken, beef or lamb. This dish is prepared freshly and beautifully mixed in a marinade of many Mediterranean spices. Your server will bring the Shawarma directly to your table to finish cooking and will carve it for you.
We went there specifically for the lamb shawarma, which is served tableside with sauces, french fries, and pita bread. It was $118 for the dish, which initially sounds expensive, but it was enough food to feed 5 adults and we had enough leftover for midnight snacking.
188 Ave A
New York, NY. 10009
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