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Old City Cafe & Grill

Old City Cafe & Grill

20 N Union Ave, Cranford, NJ 07016
908-873-3261
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Closed until Wed at 12:00 PM

Full Hours

    Opens Wed at 12:00 PM

    cold-mazza
    Cold Mazza

    Spicy Hummus Dip

    $9.00


    Mousakaa

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

    $12.00


    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, topped with mint, and olive oil.

    $9.00


    Kibbeh Nayeh

    Raw ground beef, extra-fine cracked bulgur, and spices. Served with white onion and our special garlic sauce.

    $20.00


    Hummus Dip

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

    $8.00


    Dip Sampler

    $12.00


    Baba Ghanouj Dip

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

    $8.00

    hot-mazza
    Hot Mazza

    Warak Areesh

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

    $11.00


    Spinach Pies

    Triangle-shaped baked dough shells filled with a perfect mixture of spinach and onions.

    $12.00


    Old City Arrayes

    Crunchy, toasted pita bread held together by melted mozzarella, and ground beef, mixed with onion, parsley, and Lebanese spices.

    $11.00


    Meat Arrayes

    Crunchy, toasted pita bread filled with ground beef and Lebanese spices.

    $9.00


    Makanek

    Juicy, Lebanese beef sausage links.

    $14.00


    Kibbeh Balls

    Fried, spiced dumplings, bulgur, and pine nuts filled with ground beef, and Lebanese spices.

    $12.00


    Foul

    A thick hot-dip, a combination of fava beans, garlic, lemon juice, and olive oil.

    $12.00


    Fatte

    A savory mixture of chickpeas, yogurt, pine nuts, lemon juice, and olive oil spooned on top of a bed of pita chips.

    $15.00


    Falafel

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

    $8.00


    Cheese Arrayes

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

    $8.00


    Burak (Cheese Rolls)

    Cheese rolls. Flash-fried, flaky rolls filled with feta cheese and Lebanese spices.

    $10.00


    Balila

    A traditional Lebanese dish, a combination of chickpeas, garlic, lemon juice, and olive oil.

    $8.00

    soups
    Soups

    Lentil Soup

    $5.00

    salads
    Salads

    Tabbouleh Salad

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

    $12.00


    Old City Salad

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

    $12.00


    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.

    $12.00


    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.

    $12.00


    Armenian Salad

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

    $12.00

    side-orders
    Side Orders

    Tahini Sauce

    $0.50


    Grilled Vegetables

    $7.00


    Cucumbers

    $2.00


    Falafel

    $5.00


    French Fries

    $5.00


    Full Pack Pita

    $4.00


    Garden Salad

    $7.00


    Garlic Sauce

    $0.50


    Half Pack Pita

    $2.00


    Shawarma

    $10.00


    Hot Sauce

    $1.25


    Jar of Hot Sauce

    $9.00


    Pita Chips

    $2.00


    Rice

    $5.00


    Shish Kebab

    $12.00


    Shrimp

    $10.00


    Chicken

    $8.00

    sandwiches
    Sandwiches

    Spicy Shish Tawook Sandwich

    Sandwich wrapped in fresh pita bread.

    $11.00


    Shish Tawook Sandwich

    Sandwich wrapped in fresh pita bread.

    $10.00


    Shish Kebab Sandwich

    Sandwich wrapped in fresh pita bread.

    $14.00


    Shawarma Sandwich

    Sandwich wrapped in fresh pita bread.

    $11.00


    Kafta Kebab Sandwich

    Sandwich wrapped in fresh pita bread.

    $11.00


    Falafel Sandwich

    Sandwich wrapped in fresh pita bread.

    $9.00

    our-specialties
    Our Specialties

    Shawarma Platter

    An old city original: 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


    Kafta Kebab Platter

    Skewers of fresh ground lamb and beef, grilled over strong flames, served with onions and tahini dressing, topped with parsley.

    $22.00


    Shish Kebab Platter

    Tender Filet Mignon medallions, skewered and grilled to order, served with tahini dressing.

    $26.00


    Old City Platter

    Our 3 most popular kebabs on one platter: are Kafta, Shish Tawook, and Shish Kebab. Served with both tahini and garlic sauces.

    $29.00


    Grilled Lamb Chops

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

    $38.00


    Shish Tawook (Grilled Chicken) Platter

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

    $20.00


    Spicy Shish Tawook (Grilled Chicken) Platter

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

    $21.00


    Falafel Platter

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

    $18.00


    Old City Mix

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

    $58.00

    seafood
    Seafood

    Grilled Shrimp

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

    $27.00


    Salmon

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

    $28.00


    Red Snapper

    Roasted red snapper served with tahini, almond, parsley, and onion mix.

    $38.00


    Branzino

    Roasted red snapper served with tahini, almond, parsley, and onion mix.

    $35.00


    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 bronzini. Accompanied by both rice and salad.

    $78.00

    kids-menu
    Kids Menu

    Kid's Mozzarella Sticks

    $8.00


    Kid's French Fries

    $4.50


    Kid's Chicken Tenders

    $12.00

    desserts
    Desserts

    Baklawa

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

    $7.00


    Pistachio Chocolate Gelato Cup

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

    $8.00


    Chef's Special

    Lebanese flan, an egg custard in a dark, caramelized syrup.

    $6.00


    Riz Bi Haleb (Rice Pudding)

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

    $6.00


    Ricotta Pistachio Cake

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

    $8.00


    Essmalieh

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

    $8.00


    Pistachio Cheesecake

    Creamy cheesecake filling baked in a pistachio crust, topped with pistachio pieces.

    $7.00


    Chef's Special Chocolate Mousse

    Topped with almonds, this creamy chocolate mousse is light and airy and is served with a side of biscuits.

    $6.00

    beverages
    Beverages

    Lebanese Coffee

    $3.00


    Americano Coffee

    $3.00


    Espresso

    $3.00


    Double Espresso

    $4.00


    Latte

    $4.00


    Cappuccino

    $5.00


    Maccachino

    $4.00


    Decaf Coffee

    $4.00


    Hot Chocolate

    $5.00


    Latte Macchiato

    $5.00


    Hot Mint Tea

    $3.00


    Tea

    $3.00

    lunch-specials
    Lunch Specials

    Spicy Shish Tawook Lunch Special

    Served over rice and include a side of hummus and Armenian salad. No substitutions, please.

    $16.00


    Shish Tawook Lunch Special

    Served over rice and include a side of hummus and Armenian salad. No substitutions, please.

    $15.00


    Shish Kebab Lunch Special

    Served over rice and include a side of hummus and Armenian salad. No substitutions, please.

    $18.00


    Lebanese Style Lamb Burger Lunch Special

    Served with french fries.

    $15.00


    Kafta Kebab Lunch Special

    Served over rice and include a side of hummus and Armenian salad. No substitutions, please.

    $15.00


    Falafel Lunch Special

    Served over rice and include a side of hummus and Armenian salad. No substitutions, please.

    $14.00

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