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Old City Cafe & Grill

Old City Cafe & Grill

20 N Union Ave, Cranford, NJ 07016
908-873-3261

Order Ahead We open at 12:00 PM

Full Hours
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    cold-mazza

    Cold Mazza

    Appetizers.

    Hummus Dip

    A consistent puree of chickpeas, tahini and garlic, cascaded with olive oil.

    $8.00

    Baba Ghanouj Dip

    Roasted eggplant combined with tahini and a hint of garlic, topped with olive oil.

    $9.00

    Mouhammara Dip

    A sweet and savory combination of flavors, made from red peppers, pomegranate syrup, topped with crumbled walnuts.

    $8.00

    Labne Dip

    Thick, traditional, lebanese strained yogurt, flavored with garlic, topped with mint & olive oil.

    $10.00

    Mousakaa

    A cool, thick dip consisting of grilled eggplant, garlic, tomatoes, onions and olive oil blended together.

    $12.00

    Dip Sampler

    A platter featuring our 3 most popular dips: hummus, baba ghanouj & mouhammara.

    $14.00

    Kibbeh Nayeh

    Freshly combined raw ground beef, extra-fine cracked bulgur & spices. Served with white onion & our special garlic sauce.

    $25.00

    Spicy Hummus Dip

    A bit of heat highlights the blend of chickpeas, tahini and garlic, cascaded with olive oil.

    $9.00

    Hummus

    $19.00

    Mouhammara

    $20.00

    Baba Ghanouj

    $19.00

    hot-mazza

    Hot Mazza

    Appetizers.

    Falafel

    This classic dish is fried to a crisp explosion of flavors and includes five chickpea dumplings, accompanied by our tahini dressing.

    $8.00

    Fatte

    Crunchy pita chips topped with warm chickpeas, creamy yogurt, almonds and a drizzle of lemon juice and olive oil.

    $15.00

    Kibbeh Balls

    Bulgur combined with ground beef, and lebanese spices create the perfect spiced dumplings.

    $15.00

    Cheese Arrayes

    Crunchy, toasted pita bread held together with melted, melted mozzarella cheese.

    $9.00

    Burak (Cheese Rolls)

    Flaky rolls filled with feta cheese and Lebanese spices, fried for a crisp crust.

    $11.00

    Meat Arrayes

    Crunchy, toasted pita bread filled with juicy ground beef seasoned with lebanese spices.

    $11.00

    Spinach Pies

    $12.00

    Old City Arrayes

    Toasted pita bread held together by melted mozzarella, filled with a mixture of ground beef, onion, parsley & lebanese spices.

    $13.00

    Warak Areesh

    Traditional dish of pickled grape leaves, filled with a combination of rice, chickpeas, diced tomatoes, herbs, lemon juice, and olive oil.

    $11.00

    Makanek

    Juicy spiced lebanese beef sausage links with a crisp casing.

    $14.00

    Fooul

    Warm dip of fava beans, garlic, lemon juice, and olive oil, perfect with warm pita.

    $14.00

    Balila

    $8.00

    soups

    Soups

    Lentil Soup

    $5.00

    salads

    Salads

    Greek Salad

    A fresh romaine lettuce salad, combined with tomatoes, red onions, cucumbers, topped with kalamata olives and feta cheese, infused with spices, lemon and olive oil.

    $14.00

    Armenian Salad

    A concoction of diced vegetables, including tomatoes, cucumber and onions, topped with the flavors of mint, lemon and olive oil.

    $13.00

    Fattoush Salad

    A romaine heart based salad, infused with a tangy Lebanese sumac lemon vinaigrette and spices, including cucumbers and tomatoes, topped with crisp pita chips.

    $13.00

    Old City Salad

    A grilled eggplant based salad, “soft and smoky” in texture, competed with diced tomatoes and onions with lemon and olive oil.

    $14.00

    Tabbouleh Salad

    A freshly tossed, crunchy parsley and bulgur salad, with diced tomatoes and onions, and dressed with lemon juice g olive oil.

    $14.00

    side-orders

    Side Orders

    Rice

    $5.00

    Half Pack Pita

    $2.00

    Garden Salad

    $8.00

    Full Pack Pita

    $4.00

    French Fries

    $7.00

    Jar of Hot Sauce

    $13.00

    Grilled Vegetables

    $7.00

    Chicken

    $8.00

    Cucumbers

    $4.00

    Falafel

    $5.00

    Pita Chips

    $2.00

    Shawarma

    $10.00

    Hot Sauce

    $1.75

    Shrimp

    $10.00

    Garlic Sauce

    $1.50

    Shish Kebab

    $12.00

    Tahini Sauce

    $1.50

    Sfiha

    $12.00

    olive-oil

    Olive Oil

    Olive Oil Large

    $18.00

    Olive Oil Small

    $13.00

    sandwiches

    Sandwiches

    All sandwiches are wrapped in fresh pita bread.

    Falafel Sandwich

    Crisp chickpea dumplings, lightly fried g wrapped with tomatoes, pickles, lettuce, with tomatoes, lettuce, pickles g tahini dressing.

    $9.00

    Kafta Kebab Sandwich

    A combination of fresh ground lamb and beef kebab, wrapped with lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles and tahini dressing.

    $12.00

    Shish Tawook Sandwich

    (grilled chicken) sandwich. Marinated g grilled white chcken medallions, wrapped with tomatoes, lettuce and pickles, accompanied by our special garlic sauce.

    $11.00

    Shish Kebab Sandwich

    Thick chair-broiled filet mignon medallions, grilled to order, wrapped with tomatoes, lettuce and tahini dressing.

    $15.00

    Spicy Shish Tawook Sandwich

    Marinated in our special hot sauce, with fresh hot peppers and paste, white chicken medallions, grilled to a crisp, served with tomatoes, lettuce, pickles and our special garlic sauce added for flavor.

    $12.00

    Grilled Cheese Sandwich

    $8.00

    Shawarma Sandwich

    Thinly sliced top sirloin, marinated with our blend of spices, wrapped with tomatoes, lettuce, pickles and tahini dressing.

    $13.00

    our-specialties

    Our Specialties

    Platters include two choices: garden salad, rice, or fries.

    Falafel Platter

    Six crispy chickpea dumplings, paired with a lettuce, tomato and pickle garnish, served with tahini dressing.

    $18.00

    Lamb Chops

    Six fresh, dry-rubbed lamb chops, grilled to order, served with tahini dressing.

    $38.00

    Shawarma Platter

    Thinly Sliced Top Sirloin marinated with our blend of spices , slow roasted for 24 hours on our vertical rotisserie, served with onions and tahini dressing

    $22.00

    Old City Mix

    Dinner for 2 served with garden salad and rice. The holy grail of all our platters, this sampler contains the following kebabs: kafta, shish tawook, shish kebab, lamb chops ,shawarma and 4 falafels Accompanied by both rice and salad, tahini and garlic sauces.

    $64.00

    Shish Tawook Platter

    Marinated and grilled white chicken medallions, served with our special garlic sauce for added flavor

    $22.00

    Lebanese Style Lamb Burger

    All lunch platters served over rice and include a side of hummus and Armenian Salad. No substitutions please. Served with French fries.

    $15.00

    Spicy Shish Tawook Platter

    White chicken medallions marinated with our homemade hot sauce , served with our special garlic sauce.

    $24.00

    Grilled Salmon

    Slowly Grilled With our house sauce.

    $30.00

    Kafta Kebab Platter

    A combination of fresh ground lamb and beef kebab, heated over strong flame, served with onions and tahini dressing, topped with parsley.

    $22.00

    Branzino

    White mediterranean roasted fish, served with tahini , almonds , parsley & onion mix.

    $35.00

    Shish Kebab Platter

    Tender filet mignon medallions , skewered and grilled to order , served with tahini dressing.

    $28.00

    Whole Red Snapper

    $40.00

    Shrimp Platter

    $27.00

    Lamb Shank

    $35.00

    Old City Platter

    $30.00

    seafood

    Seafood

    Platters include two choices: garden salad, rice, or fries.

    Grilled Shrimp

    Six jumbo shrimp, spiced and marinated in our house blended sauce, served with our special garlic sauce for added flavor.

    $27.00

    Old City Seafood for Two

    Enjoy your favorite seafood dishes with this meal for two. Includes two pieces of salmon, six shrimp and two crabcakes. Choose between red snapper or branzino. Accompanied by both rice g salad.

    $80.00

    Red Snapper

    (domestic florida coast). Roasted red snapper served with tahini, almond, parsley and onion mix.

    $40.00

    Norwegian Salmon

    Roasted salmon served with tahini, almond, parsley and onion mix.

    $30.00

    Branzino

    White mediterranean roasted fish, served with tahini, almonds, parsley & onion mix.

    $35.00

    desserts

    Desserts

    Baklawa

    Ground walnuts rolled in flaky filo dough, drizzled with simple syrup and sprinkled with ground pistachio.

    $7.00

    Chocolate Forest Cake

    $8.00

    Rice Pudding

    Lebanese rice pudding, drizzled with simple syrup and sprinkled with cinnamon.

    $6.00

    Homemade Chocolate Coffee Mousse

    $7.00

    Pistachio Gelato Cup

    Custard gelato swirled together with chocolate and pistachio gelato, topped with praline pistachios.

    $8.00

    Pistachio Cheesecake

    $7.00

    Ricotta Pistachio Cake

    Pistachio and ricotta creams separated by sponge cake, decorated with pistachio pieces and dusted with powdered sugar.

    $8.00

    Chocolate Mousse

    $6.00

    Essmalieh

    Shredded filo dough with homemade cream filling, drizzled with simple syrup and sprinkled with pistachios.

    $8.00

    Special Baklawa

    $10.00

    Chef's Special

    $6.00

    Pistacho Essmalie

    $12.00

    Pineapple Sorbet

    $10.00

    beverages

    Beverages

    Seltzer Water

    $2.00

    Cappuccino

    $5.00

    Ginger Ale

    $2.00

    Lebanese Coffee

    $3.00

    Diet Coke

    $2.00

    Latte

    $4.00

    Coca-Cola

    $2.00

    Americano

    $3.00

    Fanta

    $2.00

    Double Espresso

    $4.00

    Sprite

    $2.00

    Espresso

    $3.00

    Black Tea

    $3.00

    Mocha

    $3.50

    Green Tea

    $3.00

    Moccachino

    $4.00

    Hot Mint Tea

    $3.00

    Latte Macchiato

    $5.00

    Iced Mint Tea

    $3.00

    Hot Chocolate

    $4.50

    Iced Tea

    $2.50

    Milk

    $1.00

    Iced Coffee

    $3.00

    Decaf Coffee

    $4.00

    Coffee

    $2.50

    Orange Juice

    $6.00

    lunch-specials

    Lunch Specials

    Only available 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    All lunch platters are served over rice & include a side of hummus and armenian salad. No substitutions please.

    Lebanese Style Lamb Burger Lunch Special

    All lunch platters served over rice and include a side of hummus and Armenian Salad. No substitutions please. Served with French fries.

    $15.00

    Falafel Lunch Special

    $14.00

    Shish Tawook Lunch Special

    $15.00

    Kafta Kebab Lunch Special

    $15.00

    Spicy Shish Tawook Lunch Special

    $16.00

    Shawarma Lunch Special

    $10.00

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