When you come to İzmir, don’t leave without trying these appetizers!
Mezes are the essence of Turkish vegetable dishes.
We strongly suggest you trying the assorted selection on your first visit.
Order your meze selection first, and then take your time to browse through the rest of the menu.
Assorted Appetizers L
A colorful sampler platter of six appetizers. Try this on your first visit.
Assorted Appetizers S
A small sampler platter of three appetizers for one to two people.
Be careful not to fill up yourself on bread!
A smooth paste, a must in Mediterranean cuisine.
You can enjoy it with a whole piece of flatbread.
Spicy Mixed Vegetable Paste
A mildly spicy tomato-based paste with finely chopped herbs and vegetables (including) tomatoes, bell peppers, and onions.
A delicious way to enjoy Turkish grilled eggplant.
The melting texture is seriously habit-forming!
Spinach with Yogurt
Yogurt is an essential in Turkish Cuisine.
Mixed with spinach, this dish offers a mild taste.
Carrots with Yogurt
Carrots mixed with yogurt for a smooth and fresh tartness.
Famous Turkish white cheese.
One of the best side dishes of Rakı.
Try this one with rakı liquor for a common Turkish dining practice.
Grilled Halloumi Cheese
Rich goat milk cheese, sliced thick and grilled to perfection.
The Turks love rice, too. Pilav is the Turkish word for pilaf.
The brown grains are actually small pieces of pasta.
Pilav is also served with kebab dishes.
Yogurt with cucumber
Yogurt with cucumber, like a cold served soup.
The hint of mint is irresistible.
Exquisite Turkish flatbread!
Turkey has many delicious dough-based food.
Try this with various mezes—the roasted aroma will stimulate your appetite.
But do not fill up yourself too quick with irresistible Turkish bread and mezes!
Deep-fried zucchini mixed with cheese.
The subtle fragrance of dill gives it an alluring accent.
A traditional Turkish stuffed dish.
Hollowed-out tomatoes are stuffed with rice and pine nuts before baked.
Stuffed Green Peppers
Baked green peppers stuffed with rice and pine nuts.
Compare it with the Domates Dolması.
The namesake is derived from a tale in which an imam, a prayer leader, faints with pleasure after tasting this dish. The stuffed eggplants are steamed and served cold.
Zeytinyağlı Taze Fasulye
Green Beans Braised in Olive Oil
Authentic Turkish home dish prepared with green beans braised in a generous amount of olive oil.
Recommended for vegetable lovers!