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Offering traditional Lebanese food, this chain of the Mandaloun Restaurants does not disappoint in any way. If you are unsure of what to eat, try the mezeh platter which is just like tapas consisting of 40 flavorful ambrosial appetizers that can be served as a whole meal as well. The main course traditionally is made of grilled meat, fish or chicken along with bread, rice or the mezeh. Using only the freshest of ingredients, each dish is prepared fresh for its authenticity. They also have a shisha bar which is a hookah bar where you can puff different flavors of smoke without tobacco. They do serve Lebanese wine to accompany your food.
Zenobia is the only Syrian restaurant in Italy. Go on Fridays and Saturdays, when live entertainment like Arabic music and belly dancing accompanies your meal. The kitchen prepares typical Mediterranean cuisine specialties such as hummus, mutabal, warak inab and shawerma. Damascus specialties include lisanat, tongue or brain salad, lamb liver and raw meat, kafta halabiyen, spicy minced meat, and kibbeh bissinyie, croquettes of meat, onion and pine nuts. The mixed grill is excellent and not to be missed. Syrian wines too are offered.
The restaurant offers small dishes similar to tapas specializing in the cuisines of the Middle East (Jewish and North African) and Mediterranean regions. You will find dishes like babaganush, shish kebab, chicken Jerusalem on the menu that are served with salads, fried appetizers, bread and arak ( a drink made from distilled anise). Make some room for the homemade desserts such as hot cake with pears and walnuts with cinnamon ice cream. A great place to savor such contemporary flavors in a historic city like Rome.
Ristorante Tanur is a charming Middle Eastern restaurant in the Roman city. Serving halal meat, vegetarian dishes, seafood and other authentic Middle Eastern dishes, the restaurant has been garnering a fan following from amongst the locals and tourists alike.