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Our Menu

Fresh & Healthy

Established In 2013

At Z Garden, food is our love language. Chef Ben takes great pleasure in people enjoying delicious recipes he recreated from years of learning and mentorship, exploring middle-eastern and levantine cuisine at the best tables, and with the best and most exclusive chefs.
Come visit us and enjoy a hearty meal in our intimate setting or our patio. We promise you delicious food and the friendliest of service.

Fresh Appetizers

  • Hummus
    $8.95
    farmers’ market fresh hummus from chickpeas, sesame, garlic, and herb blend
  • Babaghannouj
    $8.95
    smoked eggplant caviar with blend of garlic, sesame, and spices
  • Falafel
    $8.95
    golden-fried chickpeas & fava beans Patties, minced with cilantro
  • Cauliflower Fritters
    $10.95
    golden fried cauliflower fritters, tossed in house herb dressing, garlic aioli
  • Grape Leaves
    $8.95
    Hand-rolled grape leaves stuffed with rice, tomatoes, onions, and parsley
  • Trio Dip
    $16.95
    Hummus, Babaghannouj, Tatziki with toasted greek pita.
  • Kibbeh Croquettes
    $13.95
    Crispy bulgur stuffed with minced beef, onions and pine nuts.

Signature entrees

  • Chicken Shawarma
    $18.95
    Mediterranean-style chicken strips seared to juicy perfection.
  • Beef Shawarma
    $19.95
    Juicy angus strips with blend of herbs & spices, seared
  • Combo Kebab
    $24.95
    Three of our house kebabs, beef steak, chicken and kafta.
  • Chicken Kebab
    $18.95
    Tender chicken breast skewers charbroiled
  • Steak Kebab
    $20.95
    Marinated angus skewers grilled to juicy perfection.
  • Shrimp Kebab
    $21.95
    Marinated shrimp skewers in herbs and spices and grilled.

House Specialties

All specialties are served with rice, hummus, salad and pickles

  • Lemon Chicken
    $19.95
    Mediterranean herbs tenders with a creamy lemon sauce.
  • Grilled Salmon
    $22.95
    Dry-rubbed with blend of herbs & spices with a touch.
  • Lemon shrimp
    $22.95
    Shrimp seared a la plancha tossed in lemon sauce.
  • Lamb Shank
    $23.95
    Slow roasted lamb shank in a mild tomato sauce and fresh veggies.
  • Lamb Chops
    $24.95
    3 marinated French-cut lamb chops charbroiled to perfection.

House Soups

  • Chicken Soup
    $11.95
    Tomato-broth, bell peppers, carrots, potatoes cabbage, chicken & orzo
  • Lentil Soup
    $9.95
    Creamy & thick lentil soup with squash, onions, and blend of spices.

Salad entrees

  • Fattoush
    $14.95
    Cucumber, tomatoes, lettuce, radish, green onions, smoked sumac, toasted falafel chips
  • Greek
    $13.95
    Smoked eggplant caviar with blend of garlic, sesame, and spices
  • Tabbouleh
    $13.95
    Golden-fried chickpeas & fava beans patties, minced with cilantro.
  • Mediterranean
    $13.95
    Cucumber, tomatoes, onions, peppers, garbanzo, lemon mint dressing.

Vegetarian Selection

Entrees are served with rice, hummus, salad, pickles

  • Falafel
    $16.95
    6 of our falafel patties made fresh from fava and chickpeas.
  • Vegie Kebab
    $17.95
    Herb-rubbed seasonal vegie skewers
  • Vegetarian Combo
    $18.95
    2 Falafel, hummus, babaghannouj, tabbouleh, 2 grape leaves, tahini**

Beef

Served with hummus, rice, house salad, pita and pickled turnips

  • Shawarma
    $19.95
    Marinated layers of tender beef, cooked on a broiler, served with onions, and tahini.
  • Kofta Kebab
    $17.95
    Charbroiled, minced ground beef, with onion, parsley, and our select spice mix.
  • Combo Kebab
    $24.95
    1 skewer each of the kafta kebab, chicken kebab and beef steak kebab.
  • Steak Kebab
    $20.95
    Charbroiled beef steak chunks, marinated in olive oil and spices.
  • Kibbeh
    $19.95
    The cracked wheat outer shell, filled with seasoned ground beef, onions, and pine nuts.

Additional Sides

  • French Fries
    $6.25
  • Small Garlic Sauce
    $2.25
  • Rice
    $6.95
  • House Salad
    $9.95

Seafood

Served with hummus, rice, house salad, pita & pickled turnips

  • Grilled Salmon
    $22.95
    Charbroiled salmon, served with our secret herbs, and spices
  • Lemon Salmon
    $19.95
    Grilled salmon marinated in lemon juice, olive oil, served with a creamy lemon sauce.
  • Lemon Shrimp
    $22.95
    Shrimp marinated in lemon juice, olive oil, served with a creamy lemon sauce.
  • Cilantro Salmon
    $21.95
    Salmon filet sautéed in tomatoes, onions, cilantro, and fresh garlic
  • Cilantro Shrimp
    $20.95
    Shrimp sautéed in tomatoes, onions, cilantro, and fresh garlic.
  • Shrimp Kebab
    $21.95
    Shrimp marinated in lemon juice, olive oil.

Pita Wraps

Add french fries or salad: 2.75

  • Shawarma
    $12.95
    Chicken shawarma, garlic, tomatoes & onions
  • Beef Shawarma
    $13.95
    Beef shawarma, lettuce onions and tahini
  • Chicken Kebab
    $13.95
    Chicken kebab, garlic tomatoes, onions & parsley
  • Falafel
    $12.95
    Falafel, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, & tahini
  • Kafta
    $13.95
    Beef kafta, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, & tahini

Farmers Market

All farmers market items are prepackaged for takeout

  • Chipotle Garlic
    $9.90
    Fresh garlic, housemade chipotle, herbs
  • Sundried Tomato Garlic
    $9.90
    Sundried cherry tmatoes, fresh garlic, herbs
  • Pesto Garlic
    $9.90
    House pesto, smoked, fresh garlic, herbs
  • Spicy Bean Hummus
    $9.90
    Chickpeas, black beans, house chipotle, garlic
  • Flavored kefir yogurt
    $9.90
    Best selling greek kefir yogurt: plain, blueberry, lemon, and more

Dessert

  • Baklava
    $4.95
    2 pieces. Phyllo and nut pastry, sweetened with honey syrup.
  • Rice Pudding
    $5.95
    Creamy sweet rice pudding with rose and coconut.
  • Basboussa
    $4.95
    Sweeted crumbled semolina cake with almonds
  • Dessert of the Day
    Ask your server

CHILDREN'S MENU

  • Lemon Chicken
    $11.95
    White meat chicken with lemon cream sauce served with rice.
  • Chicken Fingers
    $11.95
    Served with Mac & Cheese, or French Fries
  • Macaroni & Cheese
    $11.95
    Organic wheat pasta served with a blend of 3 types of cheese, cheddar, mozzarella, and Romano.
  • The Chicken Pitza
    $11.95
    A grilled pita stuffed with chicken, cheese, and veggies.

DRINKS

  • Sparkling Water
    $4.75
    perrier, lime perrier
  • Glass Soda
    $4.75
    coke, fanta, sprite
  • Soda Can
    $3.75
    coke, fanta, sprite
  • Martinelli's
    $4.75
    crisp apple cider
  • Drink Variety
    $4.95
    Lemonade, strawberry lemonade, orangina
  • Espresso
    4.95
    italian dark roast
  • Arabic Coffee
    $4.95
    spiced coffee lightly sweetened with grave
  • Morrocan Tea
    $4.95
    Fresh brew black tea with mint
  • Infusion Tea
    $4.95
    Lemon ginger, raspberry, peppermint & more

Fresh Juices

  • Strawberry
    $5.95
    Strawberry, rose, agave
  • Mango
    $6.25
    Fresh mango nectar
  • House Lemonade
    $5.75
    Cold pressed, agave, infused with mint

2350 PICO BLVD. SANTA MONICA, CA 90405

PHONE:
310 392 2900

E-mail:
zgardensantamonica@yahoo.com