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Creamy Hummus with Roasted Pine Nuts
Blend of garbanzo beans, tahini, garlic, roasted pine nuts, lemon,
a splash of virgin olive oil along with Chef Tenzin’s special seasoning. 
Served with Mediterranean olives and warm, fresh Pita Bread.     

                                                          $6  

Shawarma Hummus Plate
Our tasty thinly sliced lamb served with our creamy hummus and warm, fresh Pita Bread.

                                                           $9

Baba Ghanouj
Roasted eggplant blended with tahini and Phara’s special blend of sauces and herbs.
Served with warm, fresh Pita Bread.

                                                           $6

Dolma
Marinated grape leaves stuffed with steamed rice and herbs. Served with creamy yogurt and a splash of pomegranate sauce.

                                                          $7

Tzatziki
Thick and creamy Greek yogurt blended with fresh cucumber, garlic and dill. 
Served with Mediterranean olives and warm, fresh Pita Bread.

                                                        $6

Mezza Sampler
Generous sampler plate combining hummus, baba ghanouj, dolma, tabbouleh and tzatziki.
Served with Mediterranean olives and warm, fresh Pita Bread.

                                                        $12

Aloo Chana

An Appetizer sized bowl of Tenzin's Famous Aloo Chana. A hearty vegetarian stew with potatoes, garbanzo beans and zesty curries served with pita bread.

                                                          $6

S A L A D S


Tabbouleh
Special blend of parsley, cracked wheat, tomato, lettuce, garlic, onion
a splash of virgin olive oil along with Chef Tenzin’s secret dressing. 
Served with Mediterranean olives and warm, fresh Pita Bread.  

                                                            $6

Aegean Salad
Fresh field greens, tomato, Mediterranean olives, feta cheese and
toasted pine nuts tossed in a white balsamic vinaigrette.  

                                                               $7

                                           add chicken  $4

                                                 Add beef $5

E N T R E E S
(All entrees are available in children's portions. Ages 12 and younger.)


Beef Tenderloin Shish Kebab
Tender beef tenderloin, marinated in a savory mango garlic sauce and grilled to perfection. 
Served on a skewer with tzatziki, steamed basmati rice, and grilled julienne vegetables.

                                                              $20

Chicken Shish Kebab
Chicken breast marinated in a savory mango garlic sauce and grilled to perfection. 
Served on a skewer with tzatziki, steamed basmati rice, and grilled julienne vegetables.                                                               $17

Lamb Shish Kebab
Tender top sirloin marinated in a savory mango garlic sauce grilled to perfection. Served on a skewer with tzatziki, steamed basmati rice, and grilled julienne vegetables.

                                                                 $18

Roasted Lamb Shank
Phara’s signature dish offers a generous portion of lamb shank, liberally seasoned with a mint, mango and garlic blend. Plated with couscous, grilled seasonal vegetables and tzatziki along with your choice of dipping sauces: Cilantro Tomato, Basil Mint & Roasted Habanero Garlic *.                                                        

                                                                 $23

Chicken La Zeez *
Chicken breast in a tangy, roasted habanero garlic sauce on a bed of grilled eggplant. Plated with tzatziki, steamed basmati rice and grilled julienne vegetables.

                                                                    $17

Lamb La Zeez *
Tender top sirloin in a tangy, roasted habanero garlic sauce on a bed of grilled eggplant. Plated with tzatziki, steamed basmati rice and grilled julienne vegetables.

                                                                     $18

Beef  La Zeez *
Tender beef tenderloin in a tangy, roasted habanero garlic sauce on a bed of grilled eggplant. Plated with tzatziki, steamed basmati rice and grilled julienne vegetables.

                                                                     $20

Salmon Filet
Your choice of grilled or steamed North Atlantic Salmon. Accompanied by steamed basmati rice and grilled julienne vegetables. Served with your choice of three house-prepared dipping sauces: Cilantro Tomato, Basil Mint, or Roasted Habanero Garlic *.

                                                                     $18

Shwarma Plate
Thinly sliced lamb showered with fresh grilled seasoned vegetables accompanied with
hummus, tzatziki and basmati rice. Served with warm, fresh Pita Bread.

                                                                       $15

* Denotes hot & spicy

Phara's Lamb Roast Special:

A generous portion of succulent halal lamb, slow roasted and basted in Phara's own special combination of herbs and spices. served with rice, grilled vegetables, Tzatziki, and Pita bread.

                                                                         $ 18

V E G E T A R I A N  D E L I G H T S


Bamia Bi Banadoura
Whole Baby Okra and garbanzo beans sautéed in a savory tomato stew with mixed vegetables and steamed basmati rice.

                                                                          $12

Chef's Vegetable Medley
Grilled seasoned tomatoes, zucchini, fresh mushrooms, onion and bell peppers.   
Plated with steamed basmati rice.

                                                                          $14

Phara's Thali Sampler
Combination of hummus, baba ghanouj, dolma, tzatziki, Aegean salad and basmati rice. 
Served with warm, fresh Pita Bread.

                                                                           $14

Tenzin's Famous Aloo Channa
Tenzin works his magic with his combination of potatoes, garbanzo beans and coconut milk together with a zesty blend of curries. Served with couscous and basmati rice. 

                                                                            $14

(note: Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness.)

We serve Hala Chicken and Halal Lamb

D E S S E R T S


Mango Ice Cream
Two scoops of mango ice cream with sweet juicy pieces of this refreshing fruit of paradise. 

                                                                            $4

or (Assorted Sorbet flavors (in season) 

Baklava
Rich, honey-sweetened pastry with finely chopped pistachios and sprinkled with dried fruit. 

                                                                            $4

Pistachio Halawa
Traditional treat made from ground sesame seeds, honey, butter and pistachios and graced with a lovely pomegranate sauce.  

                                                                            $3

Cheesecake:

Creamy rich New York style cheesecake.

                                                                            $4

B E V E R A G E S


Iced Tea, Hisbiscus Iced Tea or Assorted Soft Drinks $ 2

Perrier Sparkling Water                             $ 3

Pot of Hot Tea                                             $ 5
Cup of Hot Tea                                            $ 2
Hot Moroccan Mint Tea                               $ 2


Phara's Special Blend Premium Coffee      
$ 2.50
(Phara perfected it over two years.)

Fine Arabic Coffee                                     $ 3.50
(served with a piece of “Turkish Delight”)

BYOB: We are a BYOB establishment. Feel free to bring your own wine or beer. We supply bottle openers and wine & beer glasses, and we recycle the bottles and cans in return for a one-time $3 cork/glass fee (per person).
 
Please Note: By law, we are not permitted to assist you by opening your bottle or pouring your drinks. And, all patrons under age 25 will be asked for identification.

 

S H EE S H A


Phara's offers a wide variety of aromatic Sheesha flavors using only the highest quality products and coals. Enjoy a relaxing Hookah in our spacious courtyard prepared by our specialist in the traditional manner while watching a cadre of of beautiful belly dancers.

Happy Hookah Hour: Tues, Wed, Thurs and Sun 6:00 pm 7:00 PM

Regular Shesha                     $18

Exotic (two flavors)                $21

Signature (special blends)     $23

The special tobacco used with the Hookahs is called Massal. It often has a damp and sticky appearance derived from the added honey, molasses and other ingredients. Phara’s offers a wide variety of Massal along with clean Hookah Pipes and your own personal steril mouth piece. What is a Hookah? > Click here

If you are interested in trying a Hookah, please ask your waitstaff. 

Note: Must be 18 to smoke Sheesha. ID required

For Catering, Special Events & Occasions, or comments and suggestions please feel free to contact Phara at 512 632 7067 or e-mail phara@aol.com

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