Menu: Balade

Phone: (212) 529-6868

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Soups

Hearty Lentil Soup (V): Swiss Chard, Lentils with Essential Lebanese Spices and Fresh Lemon Juice 6

Chicks & Veg: Homemade Vegetable Soup with Tender Pieces of Chicken in an aromatic broth 6

Soup Of The Day: 6


Salads

Tabouleh (V): Authentic Lebanese Parsley Salad with Bulghur* Mixed with Chopped Onions, Parsley
and Tomatoes, Olive Oil and Fresh Lemon Juice 8

Fattoush (V): Lebanese Salad of Romaine Hearts, Cucumbers, Tomatoes, Onions, Bell Peppers and Sumac* with Extra Virgin Olive Oil; Served with Toasted Pita Crisps 8

Spinach Salad (V): A Combination of Spinach, Cucumbers, Mushrooms, Scallions, Tomatoes Finished off with Feta Cheese. Served with Choice of Dressing 9

Chicken Meshwe Salad: Chargrilled Marinated Boneless Chicken Over a Mixture of Greens, Black Olives, Cucumbers, Tomatoes and Feta Cheese. Served with Choice of Dressing 13

Skinny Shawarma: A Mixture of Greens Tossed with Sliced Onions, Tomatoes, Black Olives, Cucumbers then Topped with Shawarma Meat. Served with Choice of Dressing 14

Mediterranean Tuna Salad: Chargrilled Marinated Tuna over a Mixture of Greens, Black Olives Red Onions, Tomatoes and Cucumbers. Served with Choice of Dressing 14

Dressings: Balade* House Dressing - Balsamic Vinaigrette - Tahini* Sauce - Honey Dijon - Hot Sauce


Mezze

Hummus (V): Delighful Dip of Chickpeas Puree, with Tahini and Lemon Juice 6..5

Baba Ghanouj (V): Chargrilled Eggplant Pureed with Tahini, Fresh Lemon Juice 6.5

Warak Einab (V): Homemade-Style Grape Leaves, Stuffed with Chickpeas, Tomatoes, Parsley and Rice 7

Shankleesh (V): Our Homemade Aged Cheese is Perfectly Blended with Zaatar - Dried Wild Thyme, Diced Tomatoes and Onions 7

Mouhamara (V)Dip of Sun dried Fresh Red Peppers Spicy, Walnuts, Pomegranate 7.5

Labneh with Toum* (V): Balade’s* Heavenly Cream Cheese Made From Greek Yoghurt, Infused with Wild - Lebanese Thyme and Crushed Garlic 6.5

Loubiye Bzeit (V): Fresh Green Beans Sautéed in Olive Oil with Onions, Tomatoes and Aromatic Herbs 8

Kebbeh Kras: Lebanon’s National Dish; A Mixture of Lean Beef and Cracked Wheat, Filled with A Mixture of Ground Beef, Diced Onions and Pine Nuts, Served with a Laban* Dip 9

Sambousik: Decadent Pastry Pockets Filled with Seasoned Ground Beef and Toasted Pine Nuts 8

Grilled Halloumi Cheese (V): You Cannot Go Wrong with Our Grilled, Sizzling Hot Cypriot Cheese Slices Served with Tomatoes and Cucumber 9

Makanek: Spiced Beef Sausages Flambéed with Fresh Lemon Juice 9

Soujouk: Mildly Hot, Smokin’ Beef Sausages Sautéed with Our Fresh Olive Oil and Tomatoes 8

Jwaneh (wings): Chargrilled Chicken Wings, Marinated the Balade* Way 9

Falafel (V): Made with Chickpeas, Fava Beans and Parsley, Fried, Exploding with Flavor 7

Foul Medamas (V): A Blend of Fava Beans, Garlic, Lemon Juice, Cumin and Olive Oil 7

Fatayir with Spinach and Feta (V): New York’s Famous Pies are Taken Back to Their Roots in Triangular Style; Stuffed with Chopped Spinach and Feta Cheese 8

Sfiha: Miniature Squares of Pastry Filed with Our Traditional Mouth-Watering Combination of Meat 8

Rkakat (V): Cheese Rolls with Fresh Mint to Your Heart’s Desire 7

Vegetarian Mazmeez: Create Your Own Dreamy Sampler by Choosing Four of the Following: Hummus, Tabouleh, Baba Ghanouj, Falafel, Labneh with Toum, Shankleesh, Loubiye Bzeit or Warak Einab 18

Mezze Supreme: Eight Favorites: Hummus, Baba Ghanouj, Labne, Mouhamara, Kebbeh Krass, Sfiha , Makanek, Halloumi Cheese

Sandweechet Shish Tawook: Pieces of Marinated Grilled Chicken Served with a Lebanese Garlic Aioli and Salad 9

Chicken Shawarma: Our famous Balade*-Marinated Chicken Served with Garlic Aioli and Pickles 9

Meat Shawarma: Juicy Slices of Marinated Beef Topped with Tomatoes, Pickles, Parsley, Sumac* and Tahini* Sauce 10

Kafta: Chargrilled Ground Beef Mixed with Diced Onions, Parsley and Spices Served with Hummus 10

Makanek: Grilled Beef Sausages with Lettuce and Tomatoes 9

Shish Kebab: Pieces of Marinated Lamb with Hummus and Pickles 11

Tuna Filet: Chargrilled Tuna, Topped with Tomatoes, Onions , Sumac Then Drizzled with Tahini Sauce 10

Halloumi Cheese: Grilled Cypriot White Cheese with Tomatoes and Cucumbers 9

Falafel (V): Falafel Patties in a Pita Topped with Tomatoes, Onions, Pickles, Turnips and Tahini* 7.5

Hummus & Tabouleh (V): Two Lebanese Favorites 7


Manakeesh

Beirut Beats / Zaatar (V): Wake Your Taste Buds with our Savory Breakfast Pizza with a Lebanese Zaatar* Mixture of Wild Dried Thyme, Sesame Seeds, Sumac and Olive Oil 7

Jebneh*: Traditional Lebanese White Cheese. Sizzling Hot! Served with Sliced Tomatoes 11

Sausage & Cheese: Mix of White Cheese with Beef Sausages 12

Jambon Jebneh: White Cheese Topped with Slices of Ham 12

Lahme Baajin: Balade’s* Secret Recipe of Seasoned Ground-Lean Beef, Mixed with Finely Diced Onions and Tomatoes 12

Kafta: Ground Lean Beef Mixed with Chopped Onions, Parsley and Lebanese Spices 12

Taste of Lebanon: Assortment of 3 Mini Manakeesh (Cheese, Lahme Baajin, Zaatar) 10


Pita Pitza

Sultan El Shawarma: Thinly Sliced, Marinated Beef, Roasted with Onions, Cucumbers, Tomatoes, a
Drizzle of Tahini and a Touch of Zaatar 12

Tarboush* Chicken: Thinly Sliced Marinated Boneless Chicken Served with Garlic Sauce and Honey
Dijon, Sliced Tomatoes, Onions and Pickles 12

Greek Pitza (V): Feta Cheese, Cucumbers, Tomatoes, Green Peppers, Lebanese Zaatar* and Olives 11

Malak El Falafel (V): Delicious Crispy Falafel with Tahini Sauce, Finished to Perfection with Chopped Parsley, Tomatoes and Yellow Pepper Rings 11

Balade Pitza: Hummus Base Topped with Seasoned Ground Meat, Onions and Tomatoes 12

Balade* Mixed Grill: Beef Kafta, Lamb Kabab and Chicken Tawook Served with French fries and Chargrilled Vegetables 24

Balade* Lamb Chops: New Zealand Baby Lamb Chops Grilled, Served with Mashed Potatoes and Gravy 28

House of Lamb Kabab: Chargrilled Tenderloin Lamb Served with Rice and Grilled Vegetables 21

Beef Kafta: Chargrilled Lean Beef Mixed with Chopped Onions, Parsley, Herbs and Spices.
Served with Rice 19

Beef SHawarma: Sliced Marinated Beef; Topped with Tomatoes, Onions, Parsley and shredded, Served with Tahini Sauce 19

Hummus Shawarma: Our Balade* Hummus Topped with Our Signature Beef Shawarma Tomatoes, Scallions and Parsley 18

Shish Tawook:Pieces of Marinated chicken Breast Cubes Served with Rice and Toum* 19.

Sheikh El Shawarma: Chicken Shawarma Served with French Fries, Pickles and Toum* 18

Samke Harra (SPICY): Daily Market Fish Filet Marinated with Spices the Balade* Way, Topped with Nuts and Warm Tahini Sauce, Grilled to Perfection MP

Sayadieh Daily Market Fish Filet Served on a Bed of Rice with Fish Broth Sauce and Roasted Nuts 23

Mujaddara Crush (V): Lentils and Rice, Topped with Onions, Served with a Side of Lebanese Salata*14

Hummus Falafel (V): Our Balade* Hummus Served with our signature Crispy Falafel and Tahini Sauce 14


Sides

Lebanese Salata* (V): Chopped (Cucumbers, Tomatoes, Green Pepper) Salad 4.5

Balade* Rice (V): Lebanese Rice with Vermicelli 4.5

Pickled Vegetables (V): Fresh From The Market 4

Batata Mekleyee (V) (French Fries) 4

Batata Harra (V / Spicy) : Sautéed Potatoes Cubes, Coriander, Garlic and Spices 5.5

Laban* With Cucumber: Yogurt Cucumber with Mint 4.5

Bread Basket (4 Pcs) Home Made Bread Baked Fresh from our Oven 3


Dessert

Baklava (Bird Nest-Fingers-Burma): Assortment of Pastries with Nuts and Pistachios 5

Kenafa: Baked Cheese Topped with Bread Crumbs, Syrup and Crushed Pistachios 5.5

Mouhallabie: Type of Milk Pudding Topped with Ground Pistachios and Orange Blossom Water 5.5

Chocoba: 2 Mini Milk Chocolate Manakeesh* Topped with Sliced Bananas 5.5

Lebanese Ice Cream: Homemade Ice Cream - (Vanilla, Pistachio) 6

Ashta: Homemade White Pudding with Honey and Fresh Fruits 7


Beverages
(non-alcoholic)

Balade* Jallab: Healthy Date Syrup Mixed with Water and Pine Nuts 4

Rose Water: Rose Water Syrup Mixed with Water 3.5

Freshly Squeezed: Orange, Apple, Carrot 4.5

Freshly Squeezed Homemade Lemonade: 4.5

Original Ice Tea: 3.5

Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, 7Up 2.5

Spring Water Saratoga - Flat or Sparkling (12 oz / 28 oz) 3 / 6

Laban* Ayran: Healthy Yogurt Drink 4


HOT DRINKS

Lebanese Coffee 2.5

Espresso (Regular/Decaf) Lavazza 3

Freshly Brewed Coffee (Regular/Decaf) 2.5

Cafe Blanc 2.5

Pot of Lebanese Tea with Fresh Mint 5

Hot Tea (Herbal or Regular; Ask for Selection) 2.5


Enjoy / Sahtein

BALADE

Please note: all menu items and prices are subject to change.