DINING MENU

VG ~ Vegetarian
V ~ Vegan
GF ~ Gluten-Free
HALAL meat and poultry from local suppliers
VG ~ Vegetarian
V ~ Vegan
GF ~ Gluten-Free
HALAL meat and poultry from local suppliers

Soups

AWARD WINNING SOUP
Our lentil soup (Mercimek Chorba) received "The Best Soup in Downtown Pittsburgh" award from the Downtown CDC Pittsburgh.
TAVUK chORBA ~ GF
$6
Chicken, celery, carrots, parsley, and rice in chicken broth; homemade soup tasting like our grandma's.
MERCIMEK chORBA ~ GF, V
$5
Alihan's mom's recipe contains red lentils with carrots, potatoes, butter, onions, and potatoes.

Appetizers

COLD APPETIZERS
HOT APPETIZERS
NEW! havuc tarator ~ VG, GF
$5
Carrots and yogurt dip with surprising flavors of orange and garlic, topped with walnuts.
NEW! Nuraniye
$6
Traditional Turkish meze made of zucchini, green onions, parsley, garlic, and yogurt. Alihan's chefs add to the traditional recipe cranberries to spice it up.
Hummus ~ GF, V, VG
$6
Chickpeas mashed with crushed sesame called tahini, our house herb blend, and olive oil drizzle.
Babaghanoush ~ GF, V
$6
Chargrilled eggplant mashed with yogurt, seasoned with tahini, garlic and dill.
Tabbouleh ~ V, VG
$6
Exotic bulgur wheat dish made with parsley, green and red peppers, dill, and scallions, seasoned with our special house sauce.
Stuffed Grape Leaves ~ GF, V, VG
$6
Handmade, cooked grape leaves stuffed with rice and spices for a refreshing taste.
MIXED COLD APPETIZERS ~ V
$22
All our traditional cold appetizers served with feta cheese.
Good to share with two people.


Chef Borek ~ V
$7
Deep-fried phyllo dough stuffed with goat cheese and leeks, served over our homemade tomato marmalade.
Mini Falafel ~ V, VG
$6
Fried patties made of chickpeas and parsley.
Comes with yogurt-tahini sauce.
Grilled Veggies ~ V, VG
$9
Garden fresh zucchini, eggplant, onions, leeks, green & red peppers, carrots, and tomatoes, grilled to perfection and seasoned with our house herb blend and balsamic glaze.

Salads

Add to any salad:
Chicken ~ $9, Lamb Gyro ~ $10, Lamb Shish ~ $11, Salmon ~ $10, Shrimp ~ $10
Shepherd Salad ~ GF, V, VG
$13
~ Alihan’s favorite choban! ~
Fresh diced tomatoes, green and red peppers, red onions, parsley, and cucumbers, seasoned with our house herb blend, served with fresh lemon juice and olive oil.
White Bean Salad ~ GF, V
$14
~ Traditional light Piyaz ~
White beans mixed with diced tomatoes, leeks, green peppers, red onions, parsley, boiled eggs, seasoned with our house herb blend and Alihan’s dressing.
Garden Salad ~ GF, V, VG
$13
Fresh romaine hearts with crispy spring mix, cucumbers, tomatoes, and carrots seasoned with our house herb blend and Alihan´s dressing.
Greek Salad ~ GF, V
$15
~ For all lovers of olives ~
Mixed greens topped with kalamata & stuffed green olives, feta cheese, cucumbers, and tomatoes, seasoned with olive oil and Alihan´s dressing.
ALIHAN'S CAPRESE SALAD ~ GF, V
$14
Taste of fresh Italian salad with sliced tomatoes and fresh mozzarella over romaine hearts and spring mix, seasoned with basil leaves, pomegranate juice, olive oil, and Alihans's dressing.
Mediterranean Salad ~ GF, V
$15
Romaine hearts, spring mix, artichoke hearts, sun-dried tomatoes, cucumbers, feta cheese, seasoned with our house herb blend, and served with Alihan’s dressing.
Alihan's Summer Salad ~ GF, V
$15
Fresh spring mix topped with sun-dried tomatoes, feta cheese, cherry tomatoes, and walnuts dressed with our homemade honey sweet dressing.

Main Course

KEBABS
SEAFOOD
SAUTE
MIDDLE EASTERN INSPIRED
ITALIAN INSPIRED
Each plate comes with a house salad, chargrilled tomato and pepper, and a side of Turkish rice pilav or wheat bulgur.
NEW! Mix and match your plate: two meat / chicken options available.
BEEF
NEW! Filet Mignon
$37
6 oz. grilled filet mignon medallions served over sautéed veggies with marinara sauce and sides of rice pilav or wheat bulgur.














CHICKEN
CHICKEN SHISH KEBAB ~ GF
$21
Chargrilled skewered diced chicken breast marinated for 24 hours in our traditional marinade.
CHICKEN ADANA KEBAB ~ GF
$20
Finely ground chicken breast prepared in the traditional way from Turkish city Adana, skewered and chargrilled.
Chicken Kofte
$20
Chargrilled patties made of chicken mixed with parsley, peppers, and seasonings.


LAMB
LAMB SHISH KEBAB ~ GF
$28
Chargrilled skewered lean cubes of lamb marinated for 24 hours in our traditional blend.
LAMB ADANA KEBAB ~ GF
$26
Our specialty is finely ground lamb prepared in the tradition of the Turkish city of Adana on the Mediterranean Sea, skewered and chargrilled. Lightly spicy.
DONER KEBAB (GYRO)
$17
All homemade and natural rotisserie lamb and beef meat prepared in traditional Turkish way.
LAMB KOFTE
$24
Traditional chargrilled patties made of lamb mixed with parsley, onions, and seasonings.
ISKENDER KEBAB
$23
Authentic traditional Turkish meal with hundreds of years of history: doner layered on homemade butter bread, topped with our special marinara sauce, and served with chargrilled tomato & pepper, and yogurt.












CHICKEN
CHICKEN SHISH KEBAB ~ GF
$20
Chargrilled skewered diced chicken breast marinated for 24 hours in our traditional marinade.
CHICKEN ADANA KEBAB ~ GF
$19
Finely ground chicken breast prepared in the traditional way from Turkish city Adana, skewered and chargrilled.
Chicken Kofte
$19
Chargrilled patties made of chicken mixed with parsley, peppers, and seasonings.



LAMB
LAMB SHISH KEBAB ~ GF
$26
Chargrilled skewered lean cubes of lamb marinated for 24 hours in our traditional blend.
LAMB ADANA KEBAB ~ GF
$24
Our specialty is finely ground lamb prepared in the tradition of the Turkish city of Adana on the Mediterranean Sea, skewered and chargrilled. Lightly spicy.
DONER KEBAB (GYRO)
$17
All homemade and natural rotisserie lamb and beef meat prepared in traditional Turkish way.
LAMB KOFTE
$22
Traditional chargrilled patties made of lamb mixed with parsley, onions, and seasonings.
ISKENDER KEBAB
$22
Authentic traditional Turkish meal with hundreds of years of history: doner layered on homemade butter bread, topped with our special marinara sauce, and served with chargrilled tomato & pepper, and yogurt.
LEVREK (MEDITERRANEAN SEA BASS)
$24
Fish of mild taste served with fresh house salad and grilled lemon.
ORA KING SALMON
$24
Sustainably grown chargrilled salmon served with fresh house salad and grilled lemon.
GRILLED SHRIMP
$21
Chargrilled Gulf shrimp over sautéed veggies served with cocktail sauce, rice, and grilled lemon.
SALMON SAUTÉ ~ GF
$24
Salmon flakes with sautéed onions, peppers, garlic tomatoes, mushrooms, and with your choice of cream or tomato sauce.
SHRIMP SAUTÉ ~ GF
$21
Gulf shrimp with sautéed onions, peppers, garlic, tomatoes, mushrooms, and with your choice of lemon, cream, or tomato sauce.



~ ITALIAN INSPIRED ~
SEAFOOD RAVIOLI with salmon or shrimp
$21
Choice of grilled shrimp or Ora King salmon over seafood ravioli baked in the oven with our special cream sauce, sprinkled with parmesan cheese, and served with a side of fresh house salad.
Each plate is served with a side of rice pilav, salad upon request.
CHICKEN SAUTÉ ~ GF
$21
Diced chicken breast with sautéed onions, peppers, garlic, tomatoes, mushrooms, and with your choice of lemon, cream, or tomato sauce.
SHRIMP SAUTÉ ~ GF
$21
Gulf shrimp with sautéed onions, peppers, garlic, tomatoes, mushrooms, and with your choice of lemon, cream, or tomato sauce.
LAMB SAUTÉ ~ GF
$24
Diced lamb with sautéed onions, peppers, garlic, tomatoes, mushrooms in tomato sauce.
VEGGIE SAUTÉ ~ GF, V, VG
$17
Zucchini, eggplant, green beans, potatoes, onions, carrots, peppers, and garlic sautéed in our marinara sauce.
SALMON SAUTÉ ~ GF
$24
Salmon flakes with sautéed onions, peppers, garlic tomatoes, mushrooms, and with your choice of cream or tomato sauce.
turkish style falafel ~ V, VG
$16
~ Customers' favorite ~ Alihan's house recipe ~ 4 large pieces ~

Housemade, fried falafel patties made of chickpeas and parsley served over romaine hearts, tomatoes, cucumbers, and olives.
Comes with our homemade tahini-yogurt sauce.
Beef Lasagna
$20
Homemade baked dish with wide noodles, minced beef, ricotta, parmesan, and mozzarella cheeses, and marinara sauce. Comes with our house salad.
Seafood Ravioli with Salmon or Shrimp
$21
Choice of grilled shrimp or Ora King salmon over seafood ravioli baked in the oven with our special cream sauce, sprinkled with parmesan cheese, and served with a side of fresh house salad.
EGGPLANT PARMESAN ~ GF, V
$19
Long sliced eggplant baked with garlicky spinach, ricotta, and tomato sauce, topped with fresh mozzarella, sprinkled with parmesan cheese, and served with our house salad.

Desserts

Our home-style desserts are made from scratch right here in our kitchen.
Always fresh and so tempting!




~ TRADITIONAL TURKISH ~
DESSERTS

NEW! SULTAN'S FAVORITE
$6
Milky vanilla and cocoa custard rolled in coconut and topped with pistachios.
BAKLAVA
$7
~ 4 pieces ~

Homemade oven-baked layers of phyllo dough and ground walnuts, topped with our house syrup.
KUNEFE
$10
Homemade crispy baked angel hair dough filled with fresh mozzarella cheese, topped with house syrup and nuts, served with vanilla ice cream.

* Baked fresh upon order: preparation takes up to 15 minutes.

KADAYIF

$7
Homemade oven-baked, walnut-filled angel hair dough with butter and house syrup, topped with vanilla ice cream.
SUTLAC RICE PUDDING ~ GF
$7
Homemade oven-baked rice pudding made with whole milk from local grass-fed cows and vanilla.
TURKISH DELIGHT ~ V
$5
Traditional Turkish chewy candy-like dessert made of various fruit juices and nuts.













RAW TRUFFLES ~ GF, V
$6
Syrian traditional dessert made of dates, cocoa, and various nuts.

* Sugar-free.
CANNOLI
$6
~ 2 pieces ~

Chocolate-dipped cannoli shells filled with our special Alihan´s cream.
CREAM CARAMEL ~ GF
$7
Homemade custard dessert made of local free-range egg yolks, and heavy cream from grass-fed cows, with a layer of soft caramel on the top.
ALIHAN´S TIRAMISU
$7
Homemade creamy tiramisu with layers of ladyfingers soaked in espresso syrup and sweet mascarpone mousse topped with dark cocoa.

* Contains raw free-range eggs. Alcohol-free.



~ TRADITIONAL TURKISH ~
DESSERTS
NEW! SULTAN'S FAVORITE
$6
Milky vanilla and cocoa custard rolled in coconut and topped with pistachios.
BAKLAVA
$7
~ 4 pieces ~

Homemade oven-baked layers of phyllo dough and ground walnuts, topped with our house syrup.
KUNEFE
$10
Homemade crispy baked angel hair dough filled with fresh mozzarella cheese, topped with house syrup and nuts, served with vanilla ice cream.

* Baked fresh upon order: preparation takes up to 15 minutes.

KADAYIF

$7
Homemade oven-baked, walnut-filled angel hair dough with butter and house syrup, topped with vanilla ice cream.
SUTLAC RICE PUDDING ~ GF
$7
Homemade oven-baked rice pudding made with whole milk from local grass-fed cows and vanilla.
TURKISH DELIGHT ~ V
$5
Traditional Turkish chewy candy-like dessert made of various fruit juices and nuts.


CANNOLI
$6
~ 2 pieces ~

Chocolate-dipped cannoli shells filled with our special Alihan´s cream.
RAW TRUFFLES ~ GF, V
$6
Syrian traditional dessert made of dates, cocoa, and various nuts.

* Sugar-free.
CREAM CARAMEL ~ GF
$7
Homemade custard dessert made of local free-range egg yolks, and heavy cream from grass-fed cows, with a layer of soft caramel on the top.
ALIHAN´S TIRAMISU
$7
Homemade creamy tiramisu with layers of ladyfingers soaked in espresso syrup and sweet mascarpone mousse topped with dark cocoa.

* Contains raw free-range eggs. Alcohol-free.

Beverages

POMEGRANATE TEA 
$3
APPLE WITH CINNAMON TEA 
$3
LATTE / MOCHA / CAPPUCCINO / CARAMEL
$4
CUCUMBER / LEMON WATER
$2
ALIHAN'S SPARKLING ICED TEA
$3
FRESHLY BREWED ICED TEA
$2
ASSORTED TEA
$2
TURKISH TEA
$2
TURKISH COFFEE
$3
AYRAN ~ Turkish yogurt drink ~ Served cold
$3
PEPSI PRODUCTS
$2
ORANGE JUICE
$3
SAN PELLEGRINO ~ 250 ml
$3
SAN PELLEGRINO ~ 500 ml
$5

Alihan's Specials

LUNCH SPECIALS
KIDS SPECIALS
Lunch Specials
Valid weekdays 12 pm - 2 pm
~ $12 ~
Comes with salad and your choice of French fries, rice pilav or wheat bulgur.
Add soda for $1.
Mediterranean Sea Bass or Salmon
Chargrilled filet of your choice: Sea Bass or Ora King Salmon.
Lamb Gyro with Pita Bread
Homemade rotisserie lamb and beef.
Chicken Shish with Pita Bread
Chargrilled skewered marinated chicken breast.
Kofte with Pita Bread
Chargrilled minced lamb or chicken patties.
Ground Lamb with Pita Bread
Ground Lamb with Pita Bread Chargrilled skewered finely ground lamb meat seasoned with red peppers and spices.
Ground Chicken with Pita Bread
Chargrilled skewered ground chicken breast seasoned with parsley, peppers and spices.
Veggie Sauté with Pita Bread
Zucchini, eggplant, green beans, potato, onion, carrots, peppers and garlic sautéed in our marinara sauce.
Kids Specials
~ $11 ~
Comes with a side of French fries or rice pilav and soda.


Lamb / Chicken Kofte Slider
Chargrilled ground lamb or chicken meatballs served on slider buns.
Gyro Wrap
Homemade rotisserie lamb served in a wrap with lettuce and tomato.
Ora King Salmon
Chargrilled salmon.
Veggie Sauté
Zucchini, eggplant, green beans, potatoes, onions, carrots, garlic, yellow, green, and red peppers, sautéed in our marinara sauce.
Ice Cream
$4
Strawberry, chocolate, or vanilla with chocolate topping.

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