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The Olive Branch


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Hummos Dip
Baba Ghanouj Dip
Fried Cauliflower
Grilled Mushrooms
Stuffed Grape Leaves
Chicken Over Hummos
Gyro Over Hummos
Shrimp Over Hummos
Diamond Special
Grilled gyro & chicken over hummus with pita
Sampler Platter
Hummos, Baba Ghanouj, Falafel, Pita, tomatoes, cucumbers, pepperoncini & Kalamata olives
Greek Chicken Soup
Chicken & rice in a light creamy soup with a hint of lemon
Old Fashioned Lentil Soup
Hearty lentils & vegetables simmered in a vegetable broth
Served with pita bread & your choice of House dressing, Ranch, Blue Cheese, Honey Dijon or 1000 Island
House Greek Salad
Mixed greens topped with tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions, pepperoncini, Kalamata olives & feta cheese
Tabbouleh Salad
Finely chopped parsley mixed with cracked wheat, diced tomatoes & diced cucumbers
Grilled Chicken Salad
Seasoned chicken chopped over our house Greek salad
Gyro Salad
Grilled gyro served over our house Greek salad
Grilled Shrimp Salad
Grilled shrimp served over our house Greek salad
Choose One: Gyro or Chicken or Kafta or Falafel. Served with wild rice, hummos, pita bread & your choice of Tabbouleh salad or Greek salad. No substitutions.
Lunch Specials
Choose One: Gyro or Chicken or Kafta or Falafel. Served with wild rice, hummos, pita bread & your choice of Tabbouleh salad or Greek salad. No substitutions.
Served in a pita pouch or wrapped. Choose one side: French fries, wild rice, tabbouleh, fresh fruit or hummos. Substitute a side of soup or a side Greek salad for 2.29
Grilled slices of Gyro meat with lettuce, tomatoes & taziki sauce
Gyro Deluxe
Our Gyro topped with grilled bell peppers, grilled onions & feta cheese
Grilled Chicken Sandwich
Grilled chicken topped with Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, mustard & mayo
Chicken Gyro
Grilled chicken with lettuce, tomatoes & taziki sauce
Chicken Gyro Deluxe
Our chicken gyro topped with grilled bell peppers, grilled onions & feta cheese
Baked Kibbeh Sandwich
Traditional baked Kibbeh served with lettuce, tomatoes & plain yogurt
Strips of Rib-eye steak & sautéed onions with lettuce, tomatoes, mayo & mustard. Add Swiss or American 49¢
Grilled Kafta Sandwich
Mediterranean style meatballs served with lettuce, tomatoes, Swiss cheese, mayo & mustard
Falafel Sandwich
Mediterranean style veggie patties deep fried & served with lettuce, tomatoes & our signature falafel sauce
Frank's Philly
Strips of Rib-eye steak sautéed with onions, mushrooms, banana peppers & bell peppers topped with Swiss cheese
Served with hummos and pita, with your choice of Greek salad or Tabbouleh.
Stuffed Squash
2 Yellow Squash stuffed with chopped sirloin & rice, served with 2 stuffed grape leaves
Kafta Plate
Two skewers of Mediterranean meatballs topped with Swiss cheese served with wild rice & fresh fruit
Falafel Plate
Authentic fried vegetable patties served with wild rice & fresh fruit
Kibbeh Plate
Traditional baked Kibbeh served with wild rice, yogurt & fresh fruit
Gyro Plate
Grilled gyro strips served with wild rice, taziki dip & fresh fruit
Served with grilled vegetables, wild rice, hummos, pita and fresh fruit with your choice of Greek salad or Tabbouleh.
Lamb Kabob
Seasoned leg of lamb grilled to perfection
Beef Kabob
Choice beef tenderloin grilled to order
Chicken Kabob
Tender cuts of chicken breast
Shrimp Kabob
Sautéed jumbo shrimp with a vegetable skewer
Grilled mediterranean style or blackened served with a veggie skewer
Seasoned & grilled with a vegetable skewer
Choose one side: French fries, wild rice, fresh fruit, or hummos
Grilled Cheese Pita
Grilled Chicken Tenders
Kid's Pita Burger
Served in a pita. Add cheese 49¢
Fried Chicken Fingers with Fries
Choice of two piece or four piece fried tenders
Falafel - one
Wild Rice
Tabbouleh Side
French Fries
Side Greek Salad
Hummus Side
Baba Ghanouj Side
Taziki Side
Grilled Vegetable Skewer
Grilled Chicken Tenders
Pistachio Baklava
Walnut Baklava
Hareesah Cake
A light fluffy cake topped with almond slivers drizzled with homemade honey syrup
New York Cheesecake
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Reviewed January 12, 2019

Had never seen this place until a recent social media post regarding it. We don't get over this way much but am glad we did. There are many Greek places like this in Birmingham. Most of them are tired and since they are in locations...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Phillip H
Reviewed September 13, 2018

I met three friends here and we all enjoyed our meals, even enough to take home. We arrived about 11:30 and were seated right away; but the small restaurant quickly filled up with people waiting inside and outside. We ordered from the lunch specials and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jenny W
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Best Lebonese food in town. Loved the Chicken Gyro and the service was great. I would definitely recommend this place

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank marylu44
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Loved the ambiance and service of this place. The hummus is a delicious starter. However, you can skip the stuffed squash, WTH. Nobody liked it. And, That’s out of the normal for this group. The gyro is wonderful. Nice place for a healthy lunch or...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Shabokn
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

The gyro platter was a lovely presentation. Strips of gyro meat, taziki sauce, greek salad, rice and fresh fruit. We found the gyro meat to be a bit crunchy and the taziki a bit spicy. Service was good without being intrusive.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank S8592HGsueg
Reviewed June 18, 2018

This place never dissapoints with tasty Mediterranean fare. Weather permitting sit outside and enjoy the patio. Parking is plentiful around back but it's not terribly large and will fill up on weekends. They do a good job with take out.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank taylorr559
Reviewed May 19, 2018

Not a huge fan of Mediterranean, but this place is really great, I love the food, the service they were so nice!!!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Jimena V
Reviewed December 19, 2017

This mediterranean restaurant has fair pricing and great food. The cucumber sauce has a little kick that really gives it a nice flavor. The garlic sauce taste like it was made fresh and came straight from a true mediterranean recipe.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank LoveToSki69
Reviewed December 9, 2017

This is sort of an old world dive. The baguettes are cracked and well done but what goes on in term of food here is outstanding. This is clearly a go to place for the locals as it was jam packed the Monday we visited....More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank LP F
Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

Super delicious hidden gem! I LOVE gyros and haven't had an authentic tasting one since OKC in 1983. OB is close. This little gem feels like you are eating in a family dining room. They have a varied menu with pita bread sandwiches, appetizers, and...More

Date of visit: October 2017
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