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Osta's Lebanese Cuisine

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CUISINES
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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BEVERAGES​
We carry a complete selection of beer & wine - featuring lebanese & other imported beer & wine
Glass 4.95
Bottle 19.00
Ksara Blanc De Blanc
Dry, this wine is made from a harmonious blend of white grapes grown in the bekaa valley of lebanon. On the palate it is soft, fresh, & long lasting in a refreshing way.
Glass 4.95
Bottle 19.00
Ksara Reserve Du Couvent
Dry, this wine originating in the bekaa valley of lebanon resonates w/ a subtle combination of wood & vanilla tones for a taste Thai lingers delicately on the palate.
Glass 4.95
Bottle 19.00
Placido Pinot Grigio
Fruit-forward, delightfully refreshing 100% varietal wine produced exclusively w/ pinot grigio grapes grown in the famed veneto region of Italy & vinified on the count placido estate in tuscany.
Glass 4.95
Bottle 19.00
Cavit Merlot
Silky, a soft, velvety wine, produced from grapes cultivated in the maipo valley region of chile.
Glass 4.95
Bottle 19.00
Cavit Pinot Noir
Delicate, gentle fruity favors are balanced in this wine by good acidity & medium body, w/ a sweet mid-palate texture.
Glass 4.95
Bottle 19.00
Walnut Crest Chardonnay
Dry, this wine is a crisp, fruit-forward & well-balanced white wine w/ buttery nuances & vanilla.
3.90
Almaza
Almaza, the famous pilsner from lebanon, is the diamond of the mediterranean brewed under the technical supervision of heineken.
3.90
Heineken
Light & crisp clear golden lager.
3.90
Heineken Light
A lighter alternative to original heineken.
NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES​
1.85
Soda Pop
1.85
Coffee & Tea
2.10
Mint Tea
1.85
Bottled Water
2.10
Perrier
APPETIZERS​
5.70
Hommous
Blended garbanzo beans, tahini, garlic, & lemon garnished w/ parsley, paprika & extra virgin olive oil
6.25
Baba Ghanouge
Blended oven roasted eggplant, tahini, garlic, & lemon garnished w/ parsley, paprika & extra virgin olive oil
6.99
Tabooli
Fresh minced parsley, burghul wheat, tomato, & onion hand tossed in our extra virgin olive oil & lemon vinaigrette
6.50
Lubyee
Green bean sauté in tomato sauce, extra virgin olive oil, tomatoes, onions, & garlic
6.25
Labnee
Lebanese cheese dip blended w/ garlic, mint & topped w/ extra virgin olive oil
4.99
Laban
Lebanese yogurt blended w/ cucumbers, mint, & garlic
1.95
Fried Kibby
Ground beef & burghul wheat stuffed w/ sauté beef & onion
6.25
Falafel Plate
3 Fava bean patties deep fried & garnished w/ lettuce, tomato, onion, & tahini
4.99
Grape Leaves
4 Pieces of meat or vegetarian
1.45
Sfeeha Meat Pie
SAMPLERS​
13.95
Maza I
Hommous or baba ghanouge, 2 vegetarian grape leaves, 2 falafel, lebanese salad & pita
26.95
Maza Ii
Hommous & baba ghanouge, 2 vegetarian grape leaves, tabooli, lubyee, 2 falafel, lebanese salad, & pita
8.99
Sampler
Choose any 3, hommous, baba ghanouge, tabooli, labnee. Served w/ pita
10.95
Combination Plate
2 Meat grape leaves, 2 meat pies, 2 chicken kafta, hommous & pita
SALADS​
8.50
Lebanese Salad
Crisp romaine lettuce, tomato, cucumber & parsley hand tossed in osta's homemade extra virgin olive oil & lemon vinaigrette dressing
9.95
Fatoush Salad
Crisp romaine lettuce, tomato, cucumber parsley & toasted pita chips hand tossed in our more "zesty" homemade dressing
11.99
Falafel Salad
Our lebanese salad topped w/ 3 falafel & a side of tahini
11.99
Osta's Specialty Salad
Lebanese salad topped w/ your choice of meat, chicken, shawarma, or kafta
VEGATARIAN DISHES​
Served aside our lebanese salad
11.95
Fatoush for lebanese salad +1.00
Moudardara
Lentils & rice sauté in extra virgin olive oil & onion.Served aside our lebanese salad
11.95
Fatoush for lebanese salad +1.00
Vegetarian Rice
White rice sauté in tomato sauce, extra virgin olive oil, & lemon w/ fresh tomato, parsley, & onion. Served aside our lebanese salad
12.95
Fatoush for lebanese salad +1.00
Lubyee & Rice
Green bean sauté in tomato sauce, extra virgin olive oil, fresh tomato, onion, & garlic. Served w/ white rice & a lebanese salad
All items served w/ pita bread. Substitute fatoush for lebanese salad, 1.00
PITA SANDWICHES​
10.50
With fatoush 11.50
Grilled Chicken Tawook
Chicken​ breast marinated in lemon & garlic on pita w/ garlic sauce & onion served w/ lebanese salad
10.50
With fatoush 11.50
Grilled Kafta Kabob
Ground lamb & beef blended w/ parsley & onion on pita w/ hommous, tomato & onion served w/ lebanese salad
10.50
With fatoush 11.50
Shawarma
Thin​ slices of tender beef marinated in lebanese spices & slow roasted on pita w/ tahini, tomato & onion served w/ lebanese salad
10.50
With fatoush 11.50
Falafel
Seasoned​ & fried fava bean patties on pita w/ tahini, lettuce, tomato, & onion served w/ lebanese salad
10.50
With fatoush 11.50
Toasted Chicken
Chicken & garlic sauce w/ lettuce & tomato on grill-top toasted pita bread served w/ lebanese salad
10.50
With fatoush 11.50
Hommous
A generous portion of hommous on pita w/ lettuce, cucumber, tomato, & onion served w/ salad
11.99
With fatoush 12.99
Grilled Lamb Kabob
Moist & tender lamb marinated lightly in red wine on pita w/ hommous, tomato & onion served w/ lebanese salad
DINNERS​
15.50
Grilled Chicken Tawook
Chicken breast marinated in lemon & garlic served w/ lebanese salad, rice, side of hommous & pita bread
18.95
Grilled Lamb Kabob
Moist & tender lamb lightly marinated in red wine served w/ lebanese salad, rice, side of hommous & pita bread
15.50
Kafta Kabob
Ground lamb & beef blended w/ fresh minced parsley & onion served w/ lebanese salad, rice, side of hommous & pita bread
15.50
Shawarma
Thin slices of tender beef marinated in lebanese spices & slow roasted served w/ lebanese salad, rice, side of tahini & pita bread
15.50
Baked Kibby
Ground lamb & beef hand mixed w/ burghul wheat & stuffed w/ sauté beef & onion & served w/ lebanese salad, side of laban, & pita bread
MIXED GRILL​
15.95
Chicken Tawook & Shawarma
Served w/ lebanese salad, rice, side of hommous & pita bread
15.95
Chicken Tawook & Kafta Kabob
Served w/ lebanese salad, rice, side of hommous & pita bread
15.95
Shawarma & Kafta Kabob
Served w/ lebanese salad, rice, side of hommous & pita bread
17.95
Chicken Tawook & Lamb Kabob
Served w/ lebanese salad, rice, side of hommous & pita bread
17.95
Shawarma & Lamb Kabob
Served w/ lebanese salad, rice, side of hommous & pita bread
17.95
Kafta Kabob & Lamb Kabob
Served w/ lebanese salad, rice, side of hommous & pita bread
COMBINATION DINNERS​
18.95
Fatoush for lebanese salad +1.00
Combo I
Chicken tawook, kafta kabob & lamb kabob served w/ lebanese salad, rice, side of hommous & pita bread
17.95
Fatoush for lebanese salad +1.00
Combo Ii
Chicken tawook, shawarma & kafta kabob served w/ lebanese salad, rice, side of hommous & pita bread
19.50
Fatoush for lebanese salad +1.00
Combo Iii
Chicken​ tawook, shawarma, & lamb kabob served w/ lebanese salad, rice, side of hommous & pita bread
Substitute fatoush for lebanese salad…1.00
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Reviewed May 1, 2018

I ordered the beef shawarma wrap & frankly was disappointed. I forget the ‘lebanese’ bread is like eating a paper napkin. I unwrapped it to just eat the meat; it had a good flavor but was quite dry. The restaurant was very busy so I’d...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Hola4876
John A, Owner at Osta's Lebanese Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2018

First, may we thank you for dining at Osta’s. If I may, I would like you to know Osta’s uses only the finest ingredients, and we prepare our food fresh daily. The Pita bread is the freshest you’ll find anywhere, and we have been using...More

Reviewed November 21, 2017

A friend of mine had suggested we visit here since I was seeking more Lebanese/Mediterranean Restaurants in GR. My friend and I headed out on a Thursday night to Osta's - once we arrived we were pleasantly surprised to see that the restaurant was located...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Iliana P
John A, Owner at Osta's Lebanese Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2017

We are so pleased you loved your dining experience at Osta's. We pride ourselves on quality and kindness to all who enter our humble dining room. Please keep in mind if your group exceeds 4, you may call ahead. We will kindly block a couple...More

Reviewed July 27, 2017

We ate at Ostas while on vacation in Grand Rapids. It was a great meal, everything was fresh and tasty, the lamb, chicken and beef shawarma was fabulous, and the Lebanese salad was terrific as well. We wanted to go back, but ran out of...More

Date of visit: July 2017
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John A, Owner at Osta's Lebanese Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded November 19, 2017

Thank you BobMichigan for your positive, honest review of our restaurant. We are pleased that you enjoyed everything you ate, and we look forward to serving you again when you are in town.

Reviewed May 3, 2017 via mobile

We had the fattoush salad, lots of twart (twang and tart) flavor. The flat, pre prepackaged pita let it down. It quickly soaked up the overly dressed salad. The pita and garlic sauce. Nice and creamy....Flavor of garlic was there, due no doubt from the...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank justadawn
John A, Owner at Osta's Lebanese Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded November 19, 2017

We are sorry that you were not pleased with our Fatoush salad it is one of the most popular items on our menu. I assure you the pita is not prepackaged. We toast the pita right in our own oven. It is made from our...More

Reviewed March 14, 2017

The restaurant offers Mediterranean foods (Halal meet), the quality of food is good and the place is small but not so bad. prices are expensive regarding to food portions.More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank ahmads415
John A, Owner at Osta's Lebanese Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded November 19, 2017

Thank you for your 4 star rating of our business. We serve top quality halal meat and vegetarian food items. Because of the quality, you may find we are a little higher priced than other Mediterranean restaurants in the area. When you compare the quality,...More

Reviewed February 26, 2017

It was our first time having Lebanese food and therefore we had no idea what anything on the menu was. Our waitress was great and explained everything to us. All the food was very yummy and filling. The baklava was amazing! Also this place is...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Emma B
John A, Owner at Osta's Lebanese Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2017

We are so pleased you enjoyed your Lebanese dining experience. Please join us again soon so you can try new, delicious food again. It's so flavorful and good for you.

Reviewed February 5, 2017

Overall good food and service. Some items seem to be under seasoned and spiced, but still good (falafel). Service is generally good. Table arrangements are a bit tight. Enjoyed our time.More

Date of visit: May 2016
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John A, Owner at Osta's Lebanese Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2017

Thank you for dining with us. Yes, we are small, but want to accommodate as many guests as we can within the limits of the code. In the future we can accommodate you better by moving the tables to give you comfortable space. Regarding the...More

Reviewed January 25, 2017

A map and a local publication pointed the way to this little gem! We had tickets to the Circle Theater and took a chance. Love Lebanese food and not easy to find, on this side of the state. Simple family restaurant type decor, good food,...More

Date of visit: August 2016
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John A, Owner at Osta's Lebanese Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2017

Yes, we are a "diamond in the ruff." We've been in the quaint Gaslight Village since 1993 serving up deliciously fresh and flavorful Lebanese food for the past 23+ years. Hope to serve you again soon

Reviewed January 22, 2017

We love Mediterranean food. Actually, we were on our way to Olga's because we had a coupon and found the EGR location was no longer there. Plan B - went across the street to Osta's - did not disappoint! Salads, excellent. Split a dinner with...More

Date of visit: January 2017
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John A, Owner at Osta's Lebanese Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2017

It was our lucky day to serve you. Everything at Osta's is made fresh daily in our restaurant with the exception of the pita bread. You will be sure to find the flavor you are seeking with each visit. Hope to serve you again soon.

Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

The falafel was *excellent*, one of the best I've had in a while. Baba ghanoush and tabouleh were also very good. The hummus was average (from a can? underseasoned?) and pita was from a package. But overall it was a nice lunch with friendly service.More

Date of visit: December 2016
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Osta1, Owner at Osta's Lebanese Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded January 4, 2017

Hello Pociolina. Thank you for dining at Osta's and taking the time to review your experience on Trip Advisor. I would like to clarify that every menu item with the exception of the pita bread is made from scratch at Osta's. we use only top...More

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