Join us for Zatar’s Pomegranate Festival

Sunday, December 7th

Join us on Sunday, December 7th for our Festival of Pomegranates at  Zatar. We will celebrate our favorite holy (and oh-so- luscious fruit) with a live music  show and a special, prix-fixe menu. Call 510-841-1981 to reserve your table or email:


3-course prix fixe dinner/$40 per person

arrive between 5 and 5:30 for the first seating, or between 7:30 and 8 pm for the second seating.


Featuring live Middle Eastern music with

Mary Ellen Donald on Percussion and Sarah Michael on Qanun.


appetizer course – choose one

mohamara – spread of walnuts, roasted red peppers and pomegranate – zatar lavash & sesame flat bread

grilled eggplant – with pomegranate & herbs

pomegranate pecan salad – autumn lettuces, chèvre, caramelized pecans & shinli pear

warm lamb dolmas – grape leaves stuffed with freshly ground lamb, basmati rice & toasted pine nuts – served with house made yogurt sauce

main course – choose one

pomegranate salmon – wild king salmon, cardamom basmati rice, roasted turnips & pomegranate-coriander sauce

grilled lamb sampler – leg of lamb and kefta (freshly ground lamb with shallots & spices) jajeek, freeka, kabocha squash & pomegranate pilaf

chicken kuzi – fillo pastry, roasted chicken, basmati rice, toasted almonds, currants, pomegranate sauce & sweet spices

autumn vegetable tagine – kabocha squash, eggplant, chick peas, leeks, heirloom tomatoes & trombetta squash – slow cooked in a clay pot with Moroccan spices, served over freeka

inside Zatar

dessert course – choose one

red wine poached pears
crème fraiche gelato, toasted almonds & pomegranate wine sauce
cardamom ice cream with caramelized walnuts and medjool dates
warm walnut baklava with honey