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Zeytin Turkish Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017, 2019 Winner
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
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Menu

APPETIZERS‎
9.00
Arnavut Cigeri (Calf Liver)
Pan-fried liver and onions
6.00
Cacik (Tzatziki)
Yogurt, garlic and cucumber dip with dill
7.00
Ezme (Pepper Delight)
Spicy combination of chopped bell and banana peppers mixed with tomatoes, garlic, parsley and roasted walnuts
8.00
Flambe Cheese Saganaki
Imported‎ kasseri cheese with brandy. Flamed table side
6.00
Kisir (Tabouli)
Cracked‎ wheat salad mixed with green onions, parsley, and olive oil
7.00
Babaganush
Broiled eggplant mixed with tahini and parsley
6.00
Dolma (Stuffed Grape Leaves)
Five‎ grape leaves stuffed with rice, herbs, currants, and pine nuts
7.00
Falafel
Three pieces of our famous falafel served on lettuce and tomatoes
9.00
Fried Calamari
Seasoned, breaded, and fried rings of squid served with tomato sauce
8.00
Spinach Artichoke
Turkish style sauteed spinach, artichoke, onions and heavy cream served with garlic yogurt souce
SOUPS & SALADS‎
Cup 3.00
Bowl 4.00
Lentil Soup
A traditional soup brimming with lentils, chickpeas, and other vegetables
Cup 3.00
Bowl 4.00
Spinach Tomato Soup
A pleasant mixture of spinach, tomatoes, and rice in a tomato based broth
7.00
Coban Salata (Sheppard Salad)
Tomatoes, cucumbers, green peppers, onions, and parsley tossed with lemon-olive oil vinaigrette, and topped with feta cheese and olives
4.00
House Salad
Lettuce, tomatoes, onions, cucumbers, feta cheese, and green pepper with a lemon-olive oil vinaigrette
8.00
Zeytin Salad
Lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, black olives, feta cheese, green peppers and a stuffed grape leaf, tossed with lemon-olive oil vinaigrette
KIDS MEAL‎
5.00
Cheese Burger Served with Fries
5.00
Chicken Nuggets Served with Fries
5.00
Gyro Served with Fries
BEVERAGES‎
2.00
Coke
2.00
Diet Coke
2.00
Sprite
2.00
Fanta Orange
2.00
Lemonade
2.00
Nestea Iced Tea
2.00
Orange Juice
2.00
Regular 2.00
Decaffeinated 2.00
Coffee
2.00
Sweetened 3.00
Unsweetened 3.00
Turkish Coffee
2.00
Turkish Tea
ENTREES‎
Most entrees served with rice and cabbage salad
14.00
Chicken Shish Kebab
Tender cubes of chicken marinated in our special sauce and grilled on skewers
15.00
Beef Shish Kebab
Tender‎ cubes of beef marinated in our special sauce and grilled on skewers
16.00
Lamb Shish Kebab
Tender cubes of lamb marinated in our special sauce and grilled on skewers
15.00
Iskender
Slices‎ of gyro on sautéed pita bread with garlic yogurt and tomato sauce. (No rice)
19.00
Grilled Lamb Chops
Delectable baby chops grilled to perfection with tomatoe and green pepper on the side
14.00
Grilled Chicken Chops
Marinated chicken thighs grilled to your taste
15.00
Ispanakli Tavuk (Spinach Chicken)
Grilled cubes of marinated chicken served on top of sautéed spinach and artichoke. No rice
14.00
Lamb Hummus
Lamb with green and red bell peppers and onions. Served on a bed of hummus
19.00
Lamb Shank
Hearty portion of lamb served with roasted carrots and potatoes, limited item
SEAFOOD ENTREES‎
16.00
Shrimp Turkolimano
Sautéed‎ marinated shrimp served in a tomato sauce and topped with feta cheese. Served with rice and cabbage salad
19.00
Halibut
Oven‎ baked alaskan halibut with a lemon-cream sauce and mushrooms. Served with rice and cabbage salad
16.00
Shrimp Zeytin
Sautéed‎ shrimp skewers on a bed of steak fries. Served with a coban salad
16.00
Salmon
Atlantic salmon filet oven baked and served over sautéed spinach and artichoke. Tomato sauce on top, served with rice and cabbage salad
VEGETABLE ENTREE‎
13.00
Falafel
Five pieces of falafel served with lettuce, tomatoes, tahini, and rice
14.00
Turkish Delight
Sauté of broccoli, carrots, cauliflower, red and green bell peppers, onions. And mushrooms. Served on a bed of hummus
15.00
Imam Bayildi (Stuffed Eggplant)
Baby eggplant stuffed with onions, tomatoes, garlic and green peppers. Served with rice and cabbage salad
DESSERTS‎
4.00
Sutlac (Rice Pudding)
A rich and creamy rice dish that is oven baked and topped with cinnamon. Served cold
4.00
Baklava
A traditional dessert made from fillo pastry, spices and chopped nuts. Topped with a honey-lemon syrup
4.00
Cream Caramel
A rich custard baked, then chilled, with a caramel coated topping
4.00
Ice Cream
Vanila, chocolate or rainbow sherbet
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Zeytin with friends after hearing positive reports. We were embarrassed as some of the food was very poor. We had some good apps such as flaming cheese and stuffed grape leaves. Others like falafel and babaganoush were mediocre. My wife had lamb...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank goldenbear25
Reviewed September 7, 2019 via mobile

Casual restaurant with two rooms plus a bar area. Serves a nice mix of Mediterranean and American food. Hard to find location in back of new retail shops in Ada near Thornapple River.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 305jw
Reviewed September 3, 2019

After living in Turkey for 8 years I am very picky with my Turkish food. The food at Zeytin is amazing and for the most part authentic. It is the best Turkish restaurant that I’ve found in the US. I love the Iskender Kebab and...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Kelly B
Reviewed August 31, 2019 via mobile

We have been coming to Zeytin for almost 10 years. Food is always good and healthy. We will definitely come back when we are in the area.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank A M
Reviewed June 2, 2019 via mobile

Wonderful ambience. New and clean and quiet. Huge selection of Mediterranean foods. Wait staff eager to please. Will return for sure!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank mike b
Reviewed February 23, 2019 via mobile

This is my first visit to this restaurant. It was absolutely excellent. The portions were very large and the food was very good. I loved the tomato spinach soup and the combo platter that I got. It’s a very clean facility and very friendly service....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank JimboBryan
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

The atmosphere is kinda of a plain space that with a lot of liitle touches was turned into a welcoming space with a Turkish twist. It is very well done space. I ordered the Signaki and then the Beef Shish Kabobs. The  Signaki is an...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 747ChrisH747
Reviewed January 9, 2019

We tried various appetizers and shared entrees so we could try lots of different things. We were provided with a few extras to try and truly enjoyed everything we tried. We were so grateful for the wonderful service and explanations of food options and recommendations....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lmyeager5
Reviewed December 11, 2018

The new restaurant is the best. They have a "sports" side and an "dinner" side. So a great place for the guys and gals after work, or on a date.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank goudahoo
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Newer more upscale location for an old favorite of ours. Elegant-casual atmosphere. Service excellent and staff very friendly. Good drinks, classic middle eastern food with many kabob options. Lamb is wonderful. Portions are large and prices very reasonable with most entrees under $20.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Roy W
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