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Ambar

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Tue, 7/23
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2018 - 2019 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$5 - $34
CUISINES
Eastern European, European
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Menu

EXPRESS LUNCH
per person19.99
Express Lunch
unlimited small plates / must be enjoyed by entire table
MEZZE
16
Mezze
beef prosciutto / smoked lamb prosciutto / aged cheese / pork cracklings / kajmak / ajvar / urnebes / pickled vegetables / homemade bread
HOMEMADE PIES
9
Meat - Pita Sa Mesom
veal & beef / crispy phyllo / garlic yogurt
8
Cheese - Pita Sa Sirom
crispy phyllo / cheese / cucumber yogurt / spinach
SOUPS
7
Veal - Teleća Krem Čorba
root vegetables / creme fraiche
7
Tomato - Paradajz Supa
homemade basil pesto
SALADS
7
Balkan - Šopska Salata
tomato / peppers / cucumber / onion / aged cheese
8
Ambar
kale / shaved carrots / apples / endive / pine nuts / elderflower lemon dressing
9
Squash
mixed greens / panko-crusted mozzarella / crispy bacon / roasted pepper / pomegranate dressing
6
Pickled Cabbage
smoked paprika oil
VEGETABLES
7
Grilled Asparagus* - Špargle
thyme veloute / roasted squash / quail egg
8
Brussels Sprouts
applewood smoked bacon / lemon & garlic yogurt
5
Ambar Fries - Krompirići
chives / homemade spices / red peppercorn
7
Piquillo Pepper Croquette
panko breaded & stuffed with cheese / kalamata jam
7
Balkan Zucchini - Pohovane Tikvice
fried zucchini / tzatziki / cucumber
6
Mushroom Pilav - Pilav Sa Pečurkama
root vegetables / rice / cremini mushroom
6
Cabbage Casuela - Podvarak
braised cabbage / dried pepper / yogurt
7
Marinated Three Peppers
spicy / mild / stuffed with cheese
7
Baked Beans
onion / dried pepper / paprika
SLOW-COOKED FOOD
13
Lamb Lasagna - Lasanja Sa Jagnjetinom
dill bechamel / garlic yogurt / eggplant / tomato
10
Stuffed Sour Cabbage - Sarma
pork belly / tomato sauce / arborio rice / yogurt
12
Stuffed Pepper - Punjena Paprika
beef & pork / root vegetables / dill sauce
12
Beef Short Rib Goulash - Gulaš
trofie pasta / root vegetables / parsley-bacon butter
MEAT & POULTRY
All our meats are prepared on a charcoal grill
12
Steak Tartare* - Tartar Biftek
pork cracklings / onion / capers / house pickled vegetable
10
Balkan Kebab - Ćevapi
house ground beef & veal / onion / paprika
8
Chicken Skewers - Pileći Ražnjić
kajmak sauce / pickles
11
Wild Boar Patty - Gurmanska
bacon / smoked gouda / pickles / pesto
9
Grilled Pork Neck - Svinjski Vrat
mashed potatoes / miso-mustard sauce
8
Pork Sausage - Svinjska Kobasica
housemade mustard sauce
10
Pulled Pork - Trgana Prasetina
slow cooked pork / mashed potatoes / cabbage slaw
SLIDERS
6
Beef*
urnebes / lettuce / tomato
6
Lamb
pickled cucumber / dill sour cream
6
Pork Belly
coleslaw / pepper fresno / horseradish dressing
5
Fried Chicken
apple wasabi salsa / almond crusted chicken / lettuce
6
Fried Fish
tartar sauce / organic slaw
6
Zucchini
lettuce / ajvar emulsion / cucumber tzatziki
SEAFOOD
11
Sesame Crusted Salmon* - Losos
harissa / arugula / poppy seed dressing
10
Drunken Mussels - Dagnje
rakija / capers / lemon / cream
10
Rainbow Trout - Pastrmka
mediterranean salsa / potato salad / onion
10
Grilled Shrimp - Grilovani Gambor
corn puree / aged cheese
7
Crispy Smelt - Girice
tartar sauce
10
Grilled Calamari - Lignje
marinated fenel / fresh gremolata
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We did the 35 dollar bottomless option. Everything was delicious! I especially enjoyed the almond crusted chicken and meat pie. The stuffed pepper with the smoked paprika was great too. I need a cookbook so I can attempt to recreate these dishes at home.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank ftayl003
Reviewed 6 days ago

Came here for Sunday brunch this weekend and wow! The bottomless option for $34.00 was perfect! All the plates on the menu looked amazing and with the bottomless option you can continuously order as many as you'd like! Its great for trying a bit of...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank megmcc26
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have eaten here before and the food was excellent. The variety is huge and the service is great, but at the end of our meal the evening of July 10th I saw a little bug on the floor. I assumed it may have slipped...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank cblexingtonky
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on a busy Saturday. Just missed the brunch by about a half an hour. Seems like a great deal for the price. We all ordered a la carte. All our meals were great. Service was great. All enjoyed the meal and atmosphere! Will go...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank gary s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They are not exactly ‘tapas’ (since I’m from Spain and I know what tapas are), but their food is exquisite, tasty and different. I’d really recommend trying the pork neck and chocolate gnoccis for dessert, you won’t regret it. I only disliked the fact that...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Eva M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Express lunch, $19.99 per person for small plates as much as you can eat. And eat we did. I think between 6 adults we ordered about 30 plates and not a single one disappointed. Tried some new things and really enjoyed it all. Service was...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank rach_b999
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place is often full and you better book before. It is a tape like restaurant with Greek foods. It is similar to a mezze. You can share plates Amongst friends. Service is neat And well done

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank yveslouisp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner here 3 times now, and will go back again. The all you can eat Tapas is a great way to explore the many delicious dishes at Ambar. The Ambar Slider and the Steak tartare are great for Meat lover and the brussel sprouts...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Mike B
Reviewed June 13, 2019 via mobile

Amazing food and stellar service. Ambar does not disappoint! Eat as much as you want and taste the Balkans. Clearly the chef and staff understand the importance of great timing. All the food comes to your table at exactly the right temperature and ready to...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank tarahX3189CM
Reviewed June 8, 2019

The food was very good (though not great) and the service was fine. However, the restaurant is VERY LOUD. It is impossible to have a conversation inside and difficult to communicate with the waitress. I do not understand why some restaurant feel the need to...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank rogera04
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Only WE, sometimes only Sunday in Clarendon. You can book outside but it could be noisier.
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