Click on a menu section listed below to jump to that section.





AUTHENTIC COLD MEZZAS
(APPETIZERS)

 

Hummus
Crushed Garbanzo with sesame oil, lemon juice and garlic
  $6.99

Mutabbal (Baba Ghanouj) 
Roasted eggplant, mixed with garlic, sesame oil, and lemon juice 
  $6.99

Jajek
A Middle Eastern Cucumber and Yogurt Salad
  $6.99

Muhammara
A spicy dip made of crushed walnuts and red pepper paste
  $6.99

Shanklish Salad 
Spicy aged Mediterranean cheese mixed with onion, tomatoes, and mint 
  $6.99

Labneh
Greek Yogurt Strained served with fresh mint, tomatoes, and olive
  $5.99

Labneh Harrah
Greek Yogurt Strained served with fresh mint, tomatoes, and olive, topped with pickled jalapeño peppers, herbs and spices

  $6.50

Kebbeh Nayyeh
Mediterranean tartar made with fresh beef and cracked wheat, served flat with extra virgin olive oil
  $10.99

Warak Enab Sarma
Tender grape leaves, stuffed with rice and vegetables
  $6.99

Feta Cheese
Cheese and cucumbers, olives, carrots and fresh mint
  $8.99






SPECIALTIES
Plates are served with rice and potato fries, or grilled vegetables and Hummus

 

Beef or Chicken Shawarma Platter
Marinated top Sirloin steak grilled and served with onion mix, tomatoes and tahina sauce
  $12.99

Kastalleta (Lamb Rack)
Baby lamb chops grilled with herbs and spices
  $24.99

Lamb Shank
Lamb shank baked with vegetables and spices
  $19.99

 

AUTHENTIC HOT MEZZAS
(APPETIZERS)

 

Arayes
Minced beef, tomatoes, parsley, onion, and spices grilled in a pita
  $7.99

Shawarma
Marinated top Sirloin steak, broiled and served with onion mix, tomatoes and tahina sauce
  $9.50

Falafel
Fried spheres of chickpeas and spices, lettuce, tomatoes, parsley and tahina sauce
  $6.99

Kebbeh Balls
Spheres of ground beef and cracked wheat stuffed with minced beef, onion and pine nuts
  $7.99

Soujuk
Beef sausage on tomato slices
  $8.99

Maaneh
Mediterranean sausage sautéed and served in a garlic lemon juice
  $8.99

Cheese Bourag
Specialty fried cheese
  $7.99

Fried Halloum Cheese Plate
Four slices of cheese fried and served with black olives, tomatoes and cucumber
  $12.99

Hummus with Meat
Hummus topped with our flavorful filet mignon
  $10.99

Shrimp Grilled or Sauté
Marinated in lemon juice, garlic and spices
  $24.99

Ferri (Quail)
Pan-fried and sautéed with a zest
  $16.99

Frog Legs
Pan-fried frog legs sautéed with lemon juice, garlic and cilantro
  $14.99

Chicken Wings
Pan-fried, sautéed with lemon juice, garlic and cilantro
  $10.99

Spinach Fatayer
Fresh baked dough with spinach, onion, lemon juice, olive oil and pine nuts
  $6.99

Sambousek
Fried meat pie stuffed with beef, onion and pine nuts
  $7.99

Fool Mudammas
Beans with chickpeas, garlic, parsley, tomatoes, olive oil and lemon juice
  $7.99

Batata Harra
Potatoes, red peppers, coriander, chili, and garlic which are all fried together in olive oil
  $6.99

French fries
Delicious thick cut Salted French Fries, golden on the outside and fluffy on the inside.
  $6.99




 

TRADITIONAL ENTREES - AUTHENTIC KEBABS
Plates are served with broiled tomatoes, onion-parsley mix, seasoned pita, rice and pickled turnips

 

Chicken Kebab (Shish Tawook)
Boneless, skinless chicken breast
  $14.99

Shish Kebab
Cubed beef Filet Mignon marinated and broiled on a skewer
  $15.99

Lula Kebab (Beef Kafta)
A tasty broiled blend of ground beef, onion, parsley and spices
  $14.99

Lamb Shish Kebab
Tender lamb filet seasoned in our special spices
  $15.99

The Gate Combo
Any 2 Authentic Kebabs (With filet or lamb, add $1. with both add $2)
  $15.99

Veggie Combo
Hummus, Baba Ghanouj, Grape Leaves, Tabbouleh and Falafel
  $12.99

 

SEA FOOD ENTREES

 

Whole Red Snapper (Bronzino)
Pan-fried, prepared and served Mediterranean style, served with tahina sauce
  $23.99

Sultan Ibrahim (Red Mullet Snapper)
Mediterranean’s favorite red Mullet, served the Mediterranean way
  $29.99

Grilled Salmon
Filet brushed with rosemary, parsley, oregano, olive oil, served with our homemade sauce
  $22.99

Shrimp Kebab
Marinated in lemon juice, garlic and spices
  $19.99





SOUPS and SALADS



Lentil Soup   $4.99

Tabbouleh
Parsley, cracked wheat, tomatoes, onion, lemon and olive oil
  $6.99

Fattoush Salad
A mixture of crispy romaine lettuce, tomatoes, green onion, radish, cucumber, parsley, red bell pepper and fresh mint, toasted bits of pita bread, lemon juice and olive oil
  $8.99

Cabbage Salad
  $7.99

 
Greek Salad
Sliced cucumber, tomatoes, onion, bell peppers, feta cheese and olives
  $7.99

Vegetable Tray
A variety of seasonal, fresh vegetables
  $9.99 small
$14.99 large

House Salad
  $6.99


 

BEVERAGES

 

Soft Drinks
Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Sprite, Lemonade, Iced Tea, Soda Water, and Tonic Water
  $2.99

Tun Yogurt Drink   $3.99

Bottled Water (Sparkling & Mineral)   $3.50 small
$6.50 large

Juices
Apple, Orange, Pineapple, Cranberry, Jallab, and Rose Syrup
  $3.99

Red Bull   $5.99

Milkshakes
Banana, Strawberry, Mango
  $5.99

Herbal Tea   $2.99

Cappuccino or Coffee Latte   $3.99

Espresso or Arabic Coffee   $2.99

Tun Yogurt Drink   $3.99

 

DESSERTS

 

Tiramisu   $5.99

Taste of Mediterranean Pastry / Baklava   $6.99

Knafe   $8.99

Large Fruit Plate   $13.99

Ashta B’ Asal   $9.99

Sahlab   $6.99


DINNER SET MENU
Must be ordered for all guests in party, minimum party of 2
Extra Mezzas available for additional cost per item
Includes: Fountain drinks, Arabic coffee


The Gate Family Mezzas Set #1

$29.99 / person, plus tax and gratuity

Appetizers

  • Hummus
  • Mutabbal (Baba Ghanouj)
  • Muhammara
  • Shanklish Salad
  • Labneh
  • Tabbouleh
  • Sarma Warak Enab
  • Falafel
  • Arayes
  • Pickles
  • Olives
  • Soujuk


Entrée

  • Chicken Breast Kebab
  • Beef Lula Kebab
  • Filet Shish Kebab
  • Served with broiled tomatoes, onion-parsley mix, seasoned pita bread and rice
 

The Gate Family Mezzas Set #2

$34.99 / person, plus tax and gratuity

Appetizers

  • Hummus
  • Mutabbal (Baba Ghanouj)
  • Muhammara
  • Shanklish Salad
  • Labneh
  • Tabbouleh
  • Sarma Warak Enab
  • Falafel
  • Fattouch
  • Kebbeh
  • Kebbeh Nayyeh
  • Olives
  • Soujuk
  • Cheese Bourag
  • Maaneh

Entrée

  • Shrimp Kebab
  • Chicken Breast Kebab
  • Beef Lula Keba
  • Filet Shish Kebab
  • Served with broiled tomatoes, onion-parsley mix, seasoned pita bread and rice


Enjoy the best Mediterranean food in Los Angeles in an upscale setting right on Ventura Blvd. Fresh food made with the best ingredients, cooked to your taste. Choose succulent kebobs and healthy vegetarian dishes (we also offer a fantastic vegan menu). Our delightful Mezza includes all your favorite Mediterranean side dishes. Join us for entertainment 7 days a week and lively events every Friday and Saturday with talent from around the Middle East.

Also experience our authentic menu for dinner and happy hour, 7 days a week. We offer a hookah area and a full bar with specialty cocktails. The Gate to the Mediterranean is the perfect venue for your special occasion, birthday, or corporate event. Ask management for details. We’re happy to serve you!




THE GATE ENTERTAINMENT MENU
Dinner and Show Pricing
Friday: $38.00 per person, Saturday: $45.00
Entertainment starts at 9:00 PM with an international DJ followed by a fabulous belly dance show and ending your evening with The Gate live band and singer
* All menu items served family style at your table * Mezza items may change * Dress code is enforced during entertainment


Mezzas (Appetizers)



  • Hummus
  • Mutabbal (Baba Ghanouj)
  • Shanklish Salad
  • Labneh
  • Tabbouleh
  • Fattouch
  • Sarma Warak Enab
  • Falafel
  • Kebbeh
  • Kebbeh Nayyeh
  • Cheese Bourag
  • Pickles
  • Olives
 

Entrée



  • Chicken Breast Kebab
  • Beef Lula Kebab
  • Filet Shish Kebab
  • Served with broiled tomatoes, onion-parsley mix,
    seasoned pita bread and rice