Balade - East Village

Balade - East Village

$$ • Lebanese • Middle Eastern • Mediterranean
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Location and hours

208 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10009
Sunday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday - Friday
03:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM

208 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10009 • More info


  • Popular Pairs

    • Chicken Shawarma Sandwich + Choice of Mezze

      Lightly toasted. Shredded marinated chicken with toum, French fries, pickles, and mixed greens. Served with choice of Mezze.
      $12.00
    • Hummus + Choice of Sides

      Delighful dip of chickpeas purée with tahini and lemon juice. Served with choice of Sides.
      $8.00
      Vegetarian
    • Fattoush Salad + Choice of Mezze

      Romaine hearts with cucumber, tomatoes, onions, mint, bell peppers, sumac, and extra virgin olive oil. Served with toasted pita crisps. Served with choice of Mezze.
      $12.00
      Vegetarian
    • Shish Tawook Platter + Choice of Mezze

      Marinated chicken breast cubes with toum. Served with rice and grilled vegetables. Served with choice of Mezze.
      $25.00
    • Falafel Sandwich + Hummus

      Lightly toasted. Crispy falafel with tomatoes, onions, parsley, pickles, turnips, and tahini sauce. Served with Hummus.
      $17.50
      Vegetarian
  • Most Popular

    • Balade Mixed Grill Platter

      Beef kafta, lamb kabab, and chicken tawouk. Served with French fries and chargrilled vegetables.
      $35.00
    • Fattoush Salad

      Romaine hearts with cucumber, tomatoes, onions, mint, bell peppers, sumac, and extra virgin olive oil. Served with toasted pita crisps.
      $12.00
      Vegetarian
    • Mouhamara

      A signature dip of spicy fresh red peppers, walnuts, and pomegranate.
      $13.00
      Vegetarian
    • Falafel

      Made with chickpeas, fava beans, onions, cumin, and parsley. Served with tahini sauce.
      $9.00
      Vegetarian
    • Hummus

      Delighful dip of chickpeas purée with tahini and lemon juice.
      $8.00
      Vegetarian
  • Soup

    • Hearty Lentil Soup

      Swiss chard, lentils with essential Lebanese spices, and fresh lemon juice.
      $8.00
      Vegetarian
    • Chicken and Vegetable Soup

      Vegetable soup with tender pieces of chicken in an aromatic broth.
      $8.00
  • Salad

    • Tabbouleh Salad

      Authentic parsley salad with bulghur mixed with chopped onions, tomatoes, olive oil, and fresh lemon juice.
      $12.00
      Vegetarian
    • Fattoush Salad

      Romaine hearts with cucumber, tomatoes, onions, mint, bell peppers, sumac, and extra virgin olive oil. Served with toasted pita crisps.
      $12.00
      Vegetarian
    • Spinach Salad

      Combination of cucumbers, mushrooms, scallions, and tomatoes finished off with feta cheese.
      Sold out
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      $12.00
      Vegetarian
    • Artichoke Salad

      Combination of cucumber, tomatoes, scallions, olive oil, and fresh lemon juice.
      $14.00
      Vegetarian
    • Chicken Meshwe Salad

      Chargrilled marinated boneless chicken over a mixture of greens, black olives, cucumbers, tomatoes, and feta cheese.
      $18.00
    • Skinny Shawarma Salad

      A mixture of greens tossed with sliced onions, tomatoes, black olives, and cucumbers. Topped with protein.
      $18.00
    • Mediterranean Tuna Salad

      Chargrilled marinated tuna over a mixture of greens, black olives, red onions, tomatoes, and cucumbers.
      $19.00
  • Mezze

    • Hummus

      Delighful dip of chickpeas purée with tahini and lemon juice.
      $8.00
      Vegetarian
    • Hummus Beirute

      Chickpeas purée with tahini, cumin, cucumbers, tomatoes, and scallions.
      $9.00
      Vegetarian
    • Hummus Lahme

      Chickpeas purée with lamb topped with pine nuts.
      $13.00
    • Baba Ghanouj

      Chargrilled eggplant puree with tahini and fresh lemon juice.
      $10.00
      Vegetarian
    • Warak Einab

      Grape leaves stuffed with chickpeas, tomatoes, parsley, and rice.
      $10.00
      Vegetarian
    • Mouhamara

      A signature dip of spicy fresh red peppers, walnuts, and pomegranate.
      $13.00
      Vegetarian
    • Shankleesh

      Aged cheese perfectly blended with zaatar, diced tomatoes, parsley, and onions.
      $11.00
      Vegetarian
    • Labneh Bi Toum

      Cream cheese infused with zaatar and crushed garlic.
      $10.00
      Vegetarian
    • Loubiye Bzeit

      Fresh green beans sauteed in olive oil with onions, tomatoes, and aromatic herbs.
      $9.00
      Vegetarian
    • Falafel

      Made with chickpeas, fava beans, onions, cumin, and parsley. Served with tahini sauce.
      $9.00
      Vegetarian
    • Ful Medames

      A blend of fava beans, garlic, lemon juice, cumin, and olive oil.
      $12.00
      Vegetarian
    • Grilled Halloumi Cheese

      Grilled, sizzling Cypriot cheese slices. Served with tomatoes and cucumber.
      $13.00
      Vegetarian
    • Rkakat

      Phyllo rolls filled with mozzarella, feta cheese, and oregano.
      $11.00
      Vegetarian
    • Shrimp

      Sauteed shrimp with ginger, scallions, and jalapenos.
      $13.00
    • Batata Harra

      Sauteed potato cubes with cilantro, garlic, and red pepper flakes.
      $8.00
      Spicy and Vegetarian
    • Sambousik

      Decadent pastry pockets filled with seasoned ground beef and toasted pine nuts.
      $11.00
    • Kebbeh Akras

      Lebanon's national dish. A mixture of lean beef and crack wheat filled with a mixture of ground beef, diced onions, and pine nuts. Served with Laban.
      $14.00
    • Makanek

      Spiced beef sausages flambeed with fresh lemon juice.
      $13.00
    • Soujouk

      Mildly spicy beef sausages sauteed with fresh olive oil and tomatoes.
      $13.00
    • Sawda Djej

      Chicken livers sauteed with pomegranate molasses, garlic, lemon juice, and sumac.
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      $13.00
    • Jawaneh

      Chargrilled chicken wings marinated the balade way.
      $12.00
    • Sfiha

      Miniature squares of pastry filled with traditional mouth watering combination of meats.
      $13.00
    • Fatayir with Spinach and Feta

      New York's famous pies are taken back to their roots in a triangular style. Stuffed with chopped spinach and feta cheese.
      $13.00
      Vegetarian
    • Vegetarian Mazmeez

      $25.00
      Vegetarian
    • Mezze Supreme

      Hummus, baba ghanouj, labne, mouhamara, kebbe krass, sfiha, makanek, and halloume cheese.
      $85.00
  • Platters

    • Balade Mixed Grill Platter

      Beef kafta, lamb kabab, and chicken tawouk. Served with French fries and chargrilled vegetables.
      $35.00
    • Balade Lamb Chops Platter

      Chargrilled New Zealand baby lamb chops. Served with rice and grilled vegetables.
      $32.00
    • House of Lamb Kabab Platter

      Chargrilled tenderloin lamb. Served with rice and grilled vegetables.
      $30.00
    • Beef Kafta Platter

      Chargrilled lean beef mixed with chopped onions, parsley, herbs, and spices. Served with rice and grilled vegetables.
      $25.00
    • Beef Shawarma Platter

      Shredded marinated beef topped with tomatoes, onions, and parsley. Served with rice, pickles, and tahini sauce.
      Sold out
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      $25.00
    • Hummus Shawarma Platter

      Balade hummus with beef shawarma, tomatoes, scallions, parsley, sumac, and onions. Served with pickles and tahini sauce.
      $27.00
    • Shish Tawook Platter

      Marinated chicken breast cubes with toum. Served with rice and grilled vegetables.
      $25.00
    • Sheikh El Shawarma Platter

      Shredded marinated chicken with toum. Served with pickles and french fries.
      $25.00
    • Samke Harra Platter

      Grilled Chilean sea bass fillet marinated with lemon served with spicy warm tahini sauce.
      $35.00
    • Samke Mechwiye Platter

      Grilled branzino marinated with lemon, salt served with tahini sauce, and lemon.
      $30.00
    • Quails Platter

      Marinated with lemon, pomegranate, and spices. Served with potato cubes.
      Sold out
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      $28.00
    • Moudardara Platter

      Cooked lentils and rice topped with caramelized onions. Served with a side salad.
      $22.00
      Vegetarian.
    • Djej Al Fahem

      Whole Chicken Marinated with our authentic recipes, severed with hand cut Fries
      $32.00
  • Sides

    • Lebanese Salata

      Chopped cucumbers, tomatoes, and green peppers.
      $5.00
      Vegetarian
    • Balade Rice

      Lebanese rice with vermicelli.
      $5.00
      Vegetarian
    • Balade Fries

      French fries sprinkled with zaatar herbs.
      $6.00
      Vegetarian
    • Pickled Vegetables

      Fresh from the market.
      $5.00
      Vegetarian
    • Batata Mekleyee

      French fries.
      $5.00
      Vegetarian
    • Laban Bi Khiar

      Lebanese yoghurt infused with cucumbers, garlic, and mint.
      $5.00
    • Bread Basket

      Bread baked fresh from the oven.
      $4.00
  • Manakeesh

    • Beirut Beats Zaatar Manakeesh

      Fresh balade dough from the oven topped with a mixture of wild dried thyme, sesame seeds, sumac, and olive oil.
      $9.00
      Vegetarian
    • Wild Zaatar Manakeesh

      Fresh blade dough from the oven topped with a mixture of wild dried thyme, fresh tomatoes, onions, and olive oil.
      $9.00
      Vegetarian
    • Banadoura Harra Manakeesh

      Fresh blade dough from the oven topped with diced tomatoes, onions, and spicy flake peppers.
      $11.00
      Vegetarian
    • Jebne Manakeesh

      Fresh blade dough from the oven topped with a combination of white cheese. Served with sliced tomatoes.
      $13.00
    • Sausage and Cheese Manakeesh

      Fresh blade dough from the oven topped with a combination of white cheese and beef sausages.
      $13.00
    • Lahme Baajin Manakeesh

      Fresh blade dough from the oven. Balades secret recipe of seasoned ground lean beef, mixed with finely diced onions, and tomatoes.
      $13.00
    • Kafta Manakeesh

      Fresh blade dough from the oven topped with ground lean beef mixed with chopped onions, parsley, and Lebanese spices.
      $13.00
    • Taste of Lebanon Manakeesh

      Fresh blade dough from the oven. An assortment of three mini manakeesh which are jebne, lahme baajin, and zaatar.
      $10.00
  • Sandwiches

    • Shish Tawook Sandwich

      Lightly toasted. Pieces of marinated chargrilled chicken with toum, French fries, pickles, and mixed greens.
      $12.00
    • Chicken Shawarma Sandwich

      Lightly toasted. Shredded marinated chicken with toum, French fries, pickles, and mixed greens.
      $12.00
    • Meat Shawarma Sandwich

      Lightly toasted. Shredded marinated beef with tomatoes, pickles, onions, parsley, sumac, and tahini sauce.
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      $12.00
    • Kafta Sandwich

      Lightly toasted. Chargrilled ground beef mixed with hummus, diced onions, parsley, sumac, pickles, and spices.
      $12.00
    • Makanek Sandwich

      Lightly toasted. Chargrilled beef sausages with pickles, tomatoes, and French fries.
      $12.00
    • Shish Kebab Sandwich

      Lightly toasted. Pieces of chargrilled marinated lamb with grilled vegetables, hummus, and pickles.
      $13.00
    • Tuna Filet Sandwich

      Lightly toasted. Chargrilled tuna with tomatoes, onions, sumac, and tahini sauce.
      $13.00
    • Halloume Cheese Sandwich

      Lightly toasted. Grilled cypriot white cheese with tomatoes and cucumbers.
      $12.00
    • Falafel Sandwich

      Lightly toasted. Crispy falafel with tomatoes, onions, parsley, pickles, turnips, and tahini sauce.
      $9.50
      Vegetarian
    • Hummus and Taboule Sandwich

      Lightly toasted.
      $9.00
      Vegetarian
  • Pita Pitza

    • Sultan El Shawarma Pitza

      Thinly sliced marinated beef roasted with onions, cucumbers, tomatoes, a drizzle of tahini, and a touch of zaatar.
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      $17.00
    • Tarboush Chicken Pitza

      Thinly sliced marinated boneless chicken topped with toum, honey dijon, sliced tomatoes, onions, and pickles.
      $15.00
    • Greek Pitza

      Feta cheese, cucumbers, tomatoes, green peppers, zaatar, and olives.
      $13.00
    • Malak El Falafel Pitza

      Delicious crispy falafel with tahini sauce finished to perfection with chopped parsley, tomatoes, and yellow pepper rings.
      $13.00
    • Hummus Pitza

      Hummus topped with seasoned ground meat, onions, and tomatoes.
      $12.00
  • Dessert

    • Baklava

      Filo pastries with nuts.
      $7.00
    • Kenafa

      Baked in the oven topped with cheese, bread crumbs, pistachios, and syrup.
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      $8.00
    • Mouhallabie

      Milk pudding topped with ground pistachios and syrup.
      $8.00
    • Chocoba

      Dough baked with Nutella and topped with sliced bananas and pistachios.
      $8.00
    • Ashta

      White pudding with honey, pistachio, and fresh fruits.
      $10.00
    • Lebanese Ice Cream

      Ice cream.
      Sold out
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      $8.00
  • Beverage

    • Spring Water Saratoga

      $3.00
    • Soda

      $2.50
    • Freshly Squeezed

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      $6.00
    • Freshly Squeezed Homemade Lemonade

      $6.00
    • Balade Jallab

      Healthy date juice with pine nuts.
      $5.00
    • Rose Water

      Concentrated rose juice.
      $5.00
    • Original Ice Tea

      $3.50
    • Laban Ayran

      A healthy and salty yogurt drink.
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      $5.00
    • Espresso

      $3.00
    • Freshly Brewed Coffee

      $3.00
    • Hot Tea

      $3.00
    • White Coffee

      Digestive. All natural with orange blossom water.
      $3.00