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Cafe Sababa - Mediterranean Grill

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016 Winner
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Menu

STARTERS​
$3.99
Sababa Salad
A cool combination of diced cucumbers, tomatoes, parsley, & mint mixed w/ za'atar spice & topped w/ feta cheese & a zesty lemon dressing
$4.50
Hummus & Pita
Our famous, homemade chickpea spread served w/ two pitas
$3.99
Tabouleh Salad
Bulgur wheat, chopped parsley, tomatoes & mint mixed w/ a zesty lemon vinaigrette
$4.50
Babaganoush & Pita
Our awesome recipe of smoked eggplant spread w/ two pitas
$7.50
Falafel & Hummus
Ground chickpea balls, spiced & fried, & our homemade hummus, served w/ tehina, sesame sauce, & two pitas
$10.95
Appetizer Combo
Falafel, hummus, babaganoush, tabouleh, chopped salad & pita
Bowl $4.50
Cup $2.99
Soup of the Day
SANDWICHES / WRAPS​
Served w/ choice of fries, rice, tabouleh salad, chopped salad, or cup of soup.
$8.50
Chicken Souvlaki Wrap
Greek seasoned, sliced, grilled chicken breast, feta cheese, tomatoes, lettuce, onions, & tzatziki sauce in grilled pita
$9.50
Lamb Burger
8 Ounces of freshly ground & seasoned lamb, lettuce & tomato on a grilled ciabatta w/ roasted red pepper & garlic aioli
$8.25
Shawarma Wrap
Succulent slivers of specially marinated chicken served wrapped in grilled pita w/ cucumber tomato salad, & tehina sauce
$8.25
Chicken Schnitzel Sandwich
Marinated & panko breaded chicken breast cutlets w/ lettuce, tomato, & roasted red pepper & garlic aioli on a grilled ciabatta
$8.25
Ground Beef Kaboob Wrap
Seasoned char grilled angus beef logs w/ cucumber tomato salad & tehina sauce wrapped in grilled pita
$7.25
Falafel Wrap
Falafel balls w/ cucumber tomato salad & tehina sauce wrapped
$7.50
Gyro Wrap
Gyro meat wrapped in grilled pita w/ lettuce, chopped salad & tzatziki sauce
PLATTERS​
All platters served w/ pita bread.
$10.95
Ground Beef Kabob Platter
Spiced & seasoned char grilled angus beef logs served w/ grilled vegetables & rice pilaf
$14.99
Lamb Shish Kabob Platter
One skewer of tender, marinated lamb cubes served w/ grilled vegetables & rice pilaf
$11.50
Chicken Breast Shish Kabob Platter
One skewer of tender, marinated chicken breast cubes served grilled vegetables & rice pilaf
$18.95
Combination Kabob Platter
Your choice of two different kabobs served w/ grilled vegetables & rice pilaf
$11.50
Tilapia Platter
Seasoned tilapia filet cooked in a homemade sauce of caramelized onions, San Marzano tomatoes & roasted red peppers, served over rice pilaf
$11.50
Shawarma Platter
Succelent slivers of chicken w/ our special Shawarma seasoning served w/ babaganoush, chopped salad, hummus & tehina
$11.50
Schnitzel Platter
Seasoned & panko breaded chicken breast cutlets pan fried to a golden brown & served w/ rice pilaf & grilled vegetables
$9.99
Falafel Platter
Five vegetarian falafel balls babaganoush, hummus, & tehina sauce & chopped salad
$10.50
Gyro Platter
Gyro meat w/ tzatziki sauce a top cucumber tomato salad, romaine lettuce & feta cheese
SIDE ITEMS​
$2.50
Fries
$0.99
Pita Bread
$1.50
Rice Pilaf
$1.75
Green Olives
DESSERT​
$2.50
Baklava
Chopped nuts & honey sandwiched between layers & layers of crisp & flaky phyllo dough
ENTREE SALAD​
Served w/ pita chips
$8.25
Greek Salad
Romaine, feta, cucumbers, tomatoes, chick peas, olives, oregano, & onions w/ vinaigrette dressing
$10.50
Greek Chicken Salad
Our greek salad diced, seasoned chicken breast
$11.50
Greek Tilapia Salad
Our greek salad w/ grilled tilapia filet
$9.99
Greek Falafel Salad
Our greek salad w/ falafel balls
$11.50
Greek Shawarma Salad
Our greek salad w/ Shawarma meat
$10.50
Greek Gyro Salad
Our greek salad w/ gyro meat
$9.99
Caesar Salad
Our caesar salad w/ grilled tilapia
$10.50
Chicken Caesar Salad
Our caesar salad w/ dice. seasoned grilled chicken
DRINKS​
$1.25
Canned Drinks
$2.99
Pellegrino
$1.99
Iced Tea or Lemonade
Free refills
$1.75
Regular
Decaf
Hot Tea
Wine
Varies
Beer
Varies
CHILDREN'S MENU​
For ages 12 & under
$3.95
Grilled Cheese in Pita w/ Fries or Rice
$4.95
Chicken Nuggets w/ Fries or Rice
About
In both Hebrew and Arabic, the word "sababa" is slang for "awesome," "fun," or "cool." But it originates from Arabic poetry and literally means "ardent love," or "fervent longing." At Cafe Sababa, we strive to offer you an awesome, fun and cool culinary experience with our fresh, authentic Mediterranean and Middle Eastern dishes including grilled chicken, fish, beef and lamb, and we hope you will develop an ardent love for our food and a fervent longing to visit us again and again. Chef/Owner Doni Tamli has over 25 years of restaurant and catering experience. A native of the seaside city of Acco, Israel, Chef Tamli brings his knowledge of the spices and cooking styles of the Mediterranean and
PRICE RANGE
US$8 - US$18
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

I have tried falafel at many restaurants in Atlanta, but Cafe Sababa's is consistently the best! Fresh falafel on pita bread with that tzatziki sauce is just a bit of heaven to me. Their salads are always fresh and everything on the menu is great....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank panpanda
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

As a lover of Mediterranean cuisine, this spot was so good. Ample menu and a wide variety of items make a must go location. Will return for another taste.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank 187suzannev
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

I was looking for a different place to eat in the neighborhood and came across this restaurant. Everything we tried was good and fresh. When I ordered I mentioned that this was my first time there, I was then told that “you’ll be back”. They...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank bhweinblatt1
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

The food is good, but this is a grill, rather than a restaurant. It lacks atmosphere and a sense of occasion: there are bench seats either side of a smallish, brightly lit eating area. The service was very brusque. This is partly our fault: we...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Fixieman
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We had a family get together here, our party of 9 arrived early and was seated quickly. It is not a large place, so we were smart to get there when we did. It soon filled up! Our party ordered a variety of dishes. The...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Ellester43
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Go there. The food is great. Seems all family run. Only draw back is not open on the weekends. Best roasted lamb sandwich ever. They also do different specials daily. We had two different meatball specials, one chicken and one lamb which we loved. We...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank J D
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

What great Middle Eastern food! I have eaten here many times and it's always fantastic! Think the falafel and hummus are especially outstanding. The salads and other vegetables are always very fresh. You can't go wrong at this moderately priced, but terrific restaurant. Note that...More

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank panpanda
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Ok people it's a hole in the wall cafe. They have Limited seating but the food and service is outstanding. They are only open during the week from 11:30am-2:30pm then they close in preparation for the dinner service from 5-9pm closed the weekends. It's a...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank 464ronl
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Food is great and reasonably priced. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Highly recommend to anyone in the area.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank wsnc1
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Difficult to see the sign from the road because of their patio blinds. It's in the middle of the small strip mall with Dunwoody Food Mart, right next to Simply Thai. Went for lunch around noon on a Wed. Relatively small place which was pretty...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank 925RickM
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Don't need to bring your own wine since Sababa sells alcohol.
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