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Alyan's Restaurant

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APPETIZERS
All are served with Pita Bread
$5.95
Hummus
Crushed Chick Peas and Tahina
$5.95
Baba Ghannouj
Baked and Diced Eggplant with Sesame Seed Puree
$5.95
Cucumber Yogurt Salad
$5.95
Eggplant Salad
Eggplant Marinated in a Vinaigrette Dressing with Tomatoes, Peppers, Lemon, and Garlic
$5.95
Tabouli
Burghul Wheat mixed with finely cut Marinated Vegetables
$5.95
Labani
Homemade Thick Yogurt served with olive oil and paprika
$5.95
Feta Cheese and Olives
$11.95
Middle Eastern Combo
Hummus, Baba Ghannouj, Marinated Mushrooms, Carrots and Eggplant, Mixed Salad, Feta Cheese, Olives and Tabouli, Tahina & Fresh Tomato Sauce
SOUPS
$4.95
Lentil Soup
$4.95
Soup of The Day
PLATTERS
All are served with mixed salad, Hummus, Sesame Seed Sauce (Tahina), Fresh Tomato Sauce, and Pita Bread
$11.5
Grilled Zucchini
$10.25
Falafel
$11.25
Spinach and Mushroom Pie
$11.25
Grape Leaves
Vine leaves stuffed with rice and vegetables
$11.95
Kibbi
deep fried bulgar wheat patty stuffed with Ground Meats, Spices and Pine Nuts
$11.95
Chicken Kabab
$14.5
Beef Kabab
$15.5
Lamb Kabab
$14.5
Kefta Kabab
Patties of ground Lamb and Beef, Mixed with Onions Parsley, and Middle Eastern Spices
$15.5
Alyan's Mixed Grill
Lamb, Beef, Chicken and Kefta Kabab
ALYAN'S SPECIALS
$13.25
Rice or Couscous #1
with Chicken served with Mixed Vegetables
$14.5
Rice or Couscous #2
with Beef served with Mixed Vegetables
$15.5
Rice or Couscous #3
with Lamb served with Mixed Vegetables
SANDWICHES
All are served in Pita Bread or Pita Wrap with Mixed Salad & Tahina. See Appetizers and Platters for Descriptions
$7.25
Grilled Zucchini
$5.95
Hummus
$5.95
Baba Ghannouj
$6.25
Falafel
$6.95
Falafel & Hummus
$7.25
Falafel & Baba
$7.95
Kibbi
$8.25
Chicken Shish Kabab
$9.25
Beef Shish kabab
$10.25
Lamb Shish Kabab
SIDE ORDERS
Small $4.95
Large $6.5
Alyan's Fries
French Cut Potatoes mixed with Hot Peppers and Onions
$6.25
Kibbi
Served with Tahina Sauce and Lemon
$5.95
Spinach and Mushroom Pie
$5.5
Six Falafel Patties
Served with Tahina Sauce
$6.95
Fatush Salad
Crispy Pita with mixed salad and dressing
$6.95
Arabic Salad
finely cut Vegetables
Small $6.5
Large $7.95
Greek Salad
$6.5
Foul Mudammas
$6.25
Grape Leaves
$4.95
Mixed Pickles and Olives
DESSERT
$2.95
Baklava
Paper thin pastry sandwiched in a layer of crushed nuts, then soaked in honey
DRINKS
$2.25
Arabic Coffee
$1.5
Reg. Coffee
$1.75
Ice Coffee
$1.75
Hot Mint Tea
$1.75
Mint Iced Tea
$4.95
Pitcher of Mint Iced Tea
$1.95
Lemonade
$5.95
Pitcher of Lemonade
$1.95
Perrier
$2.5
Yogurt Drink
JUICES
$2.25
Apple
$2.25
Orange
$2.25
Cranberry
$2.25
Mango
$2.25
Guava
$4.5
Big Bottle Juice
$3.95
Carton Juice
SODAS
Cans $1.5
Bottle $2.5
Coke
Cans $1.5
Bottle $2.5
Diet Coke
Cans $1.5
Bottle $2.5
Club Soda
Cans $1.5
Bottle $2.5
Sprite
Cans $1.5
Bottle $2.5
Ginger Ale
Cans $1.5
Bottle $2.5
Sugar Free Ginger Ale
Cans $1.5
Bottle $2.5
Orange
Cans $1.5
Bottle $2.5
Root Beer
Cans $1.5
Bottle $2.5
Dr. Pepper
PRICE RANGE
US$ 0
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Greek
FEATURES
Seating, Delivery, Takeout, Waitstaff
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Reviewed 26 December 2018

If you are homesick for kibbe or falaful or shwarma or anything from the Middle Eastern repertoire Mohammed Alyan can prepare it the way that you desire. The food here is simply fantastic. The falaful is crisp but not greasy or salty. The kebobs are...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank roomattheinn
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

The food is actually quite good. The chicken kebab and french fries are excellent. The service is a little slow and the eat in portion of the restaurant is not very desirable. I often do takeout from there. But be very careful The price menu...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 926saul08
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Everywhere in Philadelphia you see signs saying this is the place for the best this or that. Well Alyan's really does have the best falafel in Philadelphia or anywhere in the world that I have had falafel. This restaurant has middle eastern food. We also...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank satw59823
Reviewed 16 April 2018

I have been here several times and it is delightful. The backroom reminds me of a small courtyard. The food is quite delicious

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank stuartg521
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Alyan's is a hole iin the wall restaurant along South Street that happens to have delicious food. It's a bit hard to find so to give you a landmark it's on 4th St. directly behind Copacabana and across the street from Jim's Steak's. I'm not...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank DavidFoss
Reviewed 7 July 2017

While the food here was good, the waitstaff decided to help themselves to a hearty tip on my credit card. When I called about it I was told someone would have to call me back but they never did. If you are going to eat...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Michelle A
Reviewed 2 June 2017

What a wonderful surprise to find this place. Our waiter was a joy and was so sweet with our 6 year old son. The place is cozy, decorated with pillows and with the overall feel of a Middle Eastern living room. The food: utterly delicious....More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank stamford_native
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The shawarma was horrible. I am co e from the Middle East so I know how it should tastes. I threw the sandwich it was expensive yet disgusting I think the good ratings are family and friends of the owner. Or people who don't know...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Neveen F
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I am a big fan of hummus and this place does it right. Perfect consistency and flavor. They offer very quick service also

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank jtrento
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Thanks to local friends we stopped to eat lunch at what was their family's favorite eatery. Loved their hummus (beautifully presented), grilled zucchini, falafels and kefta kebab but the best surprise was the order of fries -- the fries come with hot peppers and onions....More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank rh24
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