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Indulge in Lebanese Tapas at Zatar

01.31.2017 by: Carly Danner
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Zatar Lebanese Tapas & Bar is the latest restaurant to make its mark on the Deep Ellum scene; combining traditional Lebanese flavors with a modern flair. Zatar brings to Dallas the beloved Lebanon tradition of sitting  and socializing with friends while enjoying small bites and drinks. Step inside this Mediterranean-style restaurant and you’ll never want to leave.

Complimentary bread served straight out of the oven with a side of Zatar, a Lebanese oregano with olive oil.

Most of the plates are shareable, which gives diners the ability to order an assortment of dishes for the table to try rather than being stuck with one meal. While many of their dishes include favorites like hummus, falafel, and pita bread, the chefs at Zatar are putting a twist on those classic plates with unusual ingredients like beets and fried cauliflower.

The hummus duo, which includes Roasted Pepper Hummus and Beets Hummus, and traditional Hummus.

Their menu is divided up into several sections including cold and hot meza, salads, house specialties, burgers and wraps, pies, and sweets. With so many options to choose from, the best way to navigate their menu is picking a plate from each section to share. Opt for their delicious Cheese Board and Sambousek to start, continue with their Upside-Down Lamb Pilaf or their Zatar Special Pie, and finish off with their sweet and salty Halawa Wrap for dessert.

Their cheese cigars bring a delicious twist to the classic mozzarella sticks.

Zatar also features a full bar that includes specialty cocktails you won't find anywhere else. Ingredients that will surely catch your eye on the drink menu include exotic flavors like orange blossom water, pine nuts, rose water, and walnut bitters. For those who like a simpler drink with their meal, opt for one of their imported wines from Lebanon.

The Lebanese Double Decker packs plenty of flavor and spices between two buns.

If you’re looking to get the full experience, bring your friends to the second dining room that also has a traditional hookah bar. They have plenty of tobacco flavors for everyone in the group to enjoy including fruity flavors like watermelon rose and cocktail-inspired flavors like pina colada and strawberry margarita.

Inside one of the dining rooms that includes optional Hookah.

Besides their delicious dishes and drinks, the friendly staff at Zatar is another reason you’ll be coming back for more. From the moment you walk in the door to the second you head out, their staff and management makes you feel like family with their genuine conversations and hospitality. Should you have any questions or even just want to have a taste of something before committing to it, their staff is there to make sure you love everything you order.

If you’re looking for a place to slow down and enjoy time with friends over an array of delicious tapas, drinks, and hookah, then be sure to check out Zatar.

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TAGS : Deep Ellum , Zatar Lebanese Tapas & Bar