Cooking, like taking a pop quiz and defusing a bomb on national television, is often a source of stress. Disarm your hunger with today’s Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of Mediterranean fare and drinks at Mezza Restaurant & Lounge.
Mezza Restaurant & Lounge honors authentic Lebanese cooking, complementing small plates with drinks from a full bar. Diners can experience Mediterranean flavors dating as far back as the advent of Mediterranean flavors with plates such as the baba gannouj, a simple and elegant eggplant spread ($7). Char-kissed meat dishes include a 12-ounce za'atar strip steak ($18) and grilled pita wraps in the form of an ultracarnivorous kefta wrap ($9), which holds grilled ground beef slathered in a tangy garlic sauce. Vegetarian pita wraps exercise incisors, and authentic lebanese coffee (lebanese coffee or tea is complimentary with entrees) or libations from the full bar end meals on a celebratory note void of chewing.
Mezza Restaurant & Lounge
At Mezza Restaurant & Lounge, owners Johnny and P.J. draw from their experience working at the family restaurant⎯Pete's Greek Isles in Boulevard Mall⎯to turn Mediterranean cuisine into a luxurious nightlife feast. Live flamenco and Middle Eastern music sets the mood for Lebanese tapas such as tabouleh salad, hummus topped with sautéed pine nuts, and pastries stuffed with minced beef. After a feast of flatbread pizza, char-grilled steak kebab, or tender, marinated souvlaki, guests can head out to the hookah patio and share a bubbling water-pipe. Servers replace coals, fill visitors in on the rich tradition and history of the hookah, or make suggestions about flavors, which include spearmint, honeydew, strawberry, and Xtreme mesquite barbecue.
929 Elmwood Ave.
Buffalo, New York 14222