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Cafe Sababa - Mediterranean Grill

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STARTERS​
$3.99
Sababa Salad
A cool combination of diced cucumbers, tomatoes, parsley, & mint mixed w/ za'atar spice & topped w/ feta cheese & a zesty lemon dressing
$4.50
Hummus & Pita
Our famous, homemade chickpea spread served w/ two pitas
$3.99
Tabouleh Salad
Bulgur wheat, chopped parsley, tomatoes & mint mixed w/ a zesty lemon vinaigrette
$4.50
Babaganoush & Pita
Our awesome recipe of smoked eggplant spread w/ two pitas
$7.50
Falafel & Hummus
Ground chickpea balls, spiced & fried, & our homemade hummus, served w/ tehina, sesame sauce, & two pitas
$10.95
Appetizer Combo
Falafel, hummus, babaganoush, tabouleh, chopped salad & pita
Bowl $4.50
Cup $2.99
Soup of the Day
SANDWICHES / WRAPS​
Served w/ choice of fries, rice, tabouleh salad, chopped salad, or cup of soup.
$8.50
Chicken Souvlaki Wrap
Greek seasoned, sliced, grilled chicken breast, feta cheese, tomatoes, lettuce, onions, & tzatziki sauce in grilled pita
$9.50
Lamb Burger
8 Ounces of freshly ground & seasoned lamb, lettuce & tomato on a grilled ciabatta w/ roasted red pepper & garlic aioli
$8.25
Shawarma Wrap
Succulent slivers of specially marinated chicken served wrapped in grilled pita w/ cucumber tomato salad, & tehina sauce
$8.25
Chicken Schnitzel Sandwich
Marinated & panko breaded chicken breast cutlets w/ lettuce, tomato, & roasted red pepper & garlic aioli on a grilled ciabatta
$8.25
Ground Beef Kaboob Wrap
Seasoned char grilled angus beef logs w/ cucumber tomato salad & tehina sauce wrapped in grilled pita
$7.25
Falafel Wrap
Falafel balls w/ cucumber tomato salad & tehina sauce wrapped
$7.50
Gyro Wrap
Gyro meat wrapped in grilled pita w/ lettuce, chopped salad & tzatziki sauce
PLATTERS​
All platters served w/ pita bread.
$10.95
Ground Beef Kabob Platter
Spiced & seasoned char grilled angus beef logs served w/ grilled vegetables & rice pilaf
$14.99
Lamb Shish Kabob Platter
One skewer of tender, marinated lamb cubes served w/ grilled vegetables & rice pilaf
$11.50
Chicken Breast Shish Kabob Platter
One skewer of tender, marinated chicken breast cubes served grilled vegetables & rice pilaf
$18.95
Combination Kabob Platter
Your choice of two different kabobs served w/ grilled vegetables & rice pilaf
$11.50
Tilapia Platter
Seasoned tilapia filet cooked in a homemade sauce of caramelized onions, San Marzano tomatoes & roasted red peppers, served over rice pilaf
$11.50
Shawarma Platter
Succelent slivers of chicken w/ our special Shawarma seasoning served w/ babaganoush, chopped salad, hummus & tehina
$11.50
Schnitzel Platter
Seasoned & panko breaded chicken breast cutlets pan fried to a golden brown & served w/ rice pilaf & grilled vegetables
$9.99
Falafel Platter
Five vegetarian falafel balls babaganoush, hummus, & tehina sauce & chopped salad
$10.50
Gyro Platter
Gyro meat w/ tzatziki sauce a top cucumber tomato salad, romaine lettuce & feta cheese
SIDE ITEMS​
$2.50
Fries
$0.99
Pita Bread
$1.50
Rice Pilaf
$1.75
Green Olives
DESSERT​
$2.50
Baklava
Chopped nuts & honey sandwiched between layers & layers of crisp & flaky phyllo dough
ENTREE SALAD​
Served w/ pita chips
$8.25
Greek Salad
Romaine, feta, cucumbers, tomatoes, chick peas, olives, oregano, & onions w/ vinaigrette dressing
$10.50
Greek Chicken Salad
Our greek salad diced, seasoned chicken breast
$11.50
Greek Tilapia Salad
Our greek salad w/ grilled tilapia filet
$9.99
Greek Falafel Salad
Our greek salad w/ falafel balls
$11.50
Greek Shawarma Salad
Our greek salad w/ Shawarma meat
$10.50
Greek Gyro Salad
Our greek salad w/ gyro meat
$9.99
Caesar Salad
Our caesar salad w/ grilled tilapia
$10.50
Chicken Caesar Salad
Our caesar salad w/ dice. seasoned grilled chicken
DRINKS​
$1.25
Canned Drinks
$2.99
Pellegrino
$1.99
Iced Tea or Lemonade
Free refills
$1.75
Regular
Decaf
Hot Tea
Wine
Varies
Beer
Varies
CHILDREN'S MENU​
For ages 12 & under
$3.95
Grilled Cheese in Pita w/ Fries or Rice
$4.95
Chicken Nuggets w/ Fries or Rice
About
In both Hebrew and Arabic, the word "sababa" is slang for "awesome," "fun," or "cool." But it originates from Arabic poetry and literally means "ardent love," or "fervent longing." At Cafe Sababa, we strive to offer you an awesome, fun and cool culinary experience with our fresh, authentic Mediterranean and Middle Eastern dishes including grilled chicken, fish, beef and lamb, and we hope you will develop an ardent love for our food and a fervent longing to visit us again and again. Chef/Owner Doni Tamli has over 25 years of restaurant and catering experience. A native of the seaside city of Acco, Israel, Chef Tamli brings his knowledge of the spices and cooking styles of the Mediterranean and
PRICE RANGE
$8 - $18
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great Mediterranean food and great service. Location is cozy but the value of the meal is outstanding

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank agspas
Reviewed 4 days ago

We've been going to this restaurant for 5-6 years and the food and service is always excellent. I recommend the chicken souvlaki and the gyro platter. My wife likes all of the salads and the chickpea curry soup. Ariel is the head server and he'll...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Julio M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Donny and family run a great restaurant. The food is excellent, authentic, and reasonably priced. There are many regulars/locals. Donny and his sons remember you and make you feel welcome. The baba ghanoush and the curry chicken salad are my favs!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Kimpbrooks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to this restaurant on the suggestion of a friend. It is a small room, kind of cozy, but the spirit makes up for its lack of size. Seems like the owner is host and chef. But I think only at the moment I...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank actoreye
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

I have tried falafel at many restaurants in Atlanta, but Cafe Sababa's is consistently the best! Fresh falafel on pita bread with that tzatziki sauce is just a bit of heaven to me. Their salads are always fresh and everything on the menu is great....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank panpanda
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

As a lover of Mediterranean cuisine, this spot was so good. Ample menu and a wide variety of items make a must go location. Will return for another taste.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank 187suzannev
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

I was looking for a different place to eat in the neighborhood and came across this restaurant. Everything we tried was good and fresh. When I ordered I mentioned that this was my first time there, I was then told that “you’ll be back”. They...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank bhweinblatt1
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

The food is good, but this is a grill, rather than a restaurant. It lacks atmosphere and a sense of occasion: there are bench seats either side of a smallish, brightly lit eating area. The service was very brusque. This is partly our fault: we...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Fixieman
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

We had a family get together here, our party of 9 arrived early and was seated quickly. It is not a large place, so we were smart to get there when we did. It soon filled up! Our party ordered a variety of dishes. The...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Ellester43
Reviewed March 30, 2018

Go there. The food is great. Seems all family run. Only draw back is not open on the weekends. Best roasted lamb sandwich ever. They also do different specials daily. We had two different meatball specials, one chicken and one lamb which we loved. We...More

Date of visit: March 2018
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Don't need to bring your own wine since Sababa sells alcohol.
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