Mazzika Mediteranean Restaurant

Highland Park

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In a Nutshell

  • Flavorful Mediterranean fare
  • Lebanese fruit cocktails
  • Large variety of shisha flavors
  • Live belly dancing

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Jan 24, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 3 per person. Limit 1 per table. Limit 1 per visit. Not valid for the purchase of alcohol or cigars. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Mazzika Mediterranean Restaurant's culinary artisans marry the piquant flavors of Middle Eastern fare with the mild aroma of the shared hookah pipe. The lunch and dinner menu reveals an assortment of delectable appetizers such as the labneh bi toum, a thick yogurt cream topped with olive oil and garlic ($3.99), which is great for pairing with a pita or fueling a yogurt-powered car. For heat-seeking stomachs, the shish tawouk platter fences away hunger with skewers of grilled marinated chicken breast served alongside rice, garlic puree, tomatoes, pickles, and a choice of hummus or salad ($10.99 / lunch, $14.99 / dinner). Fruity concoctions including the Monarch juice—a blend of kiwi, orange, bananas, and strawberry juice ($6.99) that demands to be stirred with a miniature scepter—finish the meal on a refreshing note. Meanwhile, a large variety of shisha flavors on the hookah menu make inhalation a perfumed pleasure. Choose a Mazzika Speciality hookah ($8.99), or add fruits and herbs such as apple, lemon, and mint with an Elie's Premium hookah ($12.99), in which shisha burns through the fruit at the top of the pipe, adding a natural flavor and inspiring partakers to blow smoke in the shape of pineapple rings.

The deep red walls of Mazzika glow with artistically arranged lighting and metallic highlights, creating a stylish and relaxed atmosphere in which to dine and discuss ways to bottle starlight. The silverware resonates with the undulations of the occasional belly dancer, while music ranging from Arabic pop and classical to house and trance tunes soothes the ears.

Customer Reviews

Friendly service....nice, relaxing atmosphere
Jason M. · January 15, 2012

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