About

Au Za’atar is an Arabian French bistro serving family recipes from Lebanon, Tunisia and Morocco. Drop in for mezze and a glass of organic wine or enjoy a romantic dinner. Our menu highlights the best of Middle Eastern and French cooking with a focus on fresh, seasonal ingredients and homemade dishes. The cozy, rustic dining room features banquette seating, hi-top tables perfect for grabbing a glass of wine and mezze, and a bar. We serve boutique natural wines from around the globe, along with a variety of craft beers.

Private events & Catering

Au zaatar is a comfortable gathering place for both business and personal occasions, including all types of dinners, brunch, wrap parties and other celebrations. Our classic Arabian French fair and décor are warm and comforting to ensure that you and your guests feel right at home)

Our events

Mezze Hour

For groups of 8 or more
$38 per person
Chef’s choice of unlimited assorted mezze and unlimited beer & wine for 2 hours
Start 4 pm - Finish 6 pm
Start 9 pm - Finish 11 pm
Start 10 pm - Finish 12 midnight

Mezze Hour Deluxe

For groups of 8 or more
$48 per person
Chef’s choice of unlimited assorted mezze, assortment of family style grilled meats and unlimited beer & wine for 2 hours
Start 4 pm - Finish 6 pm
Start 9 pm - Finish 11 pm
Start 10 pm - Finish 12 midnight

Group shared mezze & meats

$25 per person (does not include beverages)
Chefs choice of assorted mezze followed by assorted grilled meats to share and ending with desserts (does not include beverages)

Group prix fixe dinner menu $30

Chefs choice of 1 mezze per person, your choice of individual entrée & an assortment of desserts:
Choice of one entrée per person:
Chicken shwarma: Roasted slices of marinated chicken, hand cut frites a salad
Lamb Shank: Dressed with Armagnac prune sauce served over red skin mashed potatoes and caramelized onions
Salmon entrée: Mediterranean grits and tomato Provencal
Assorted stuffed vegetables: with vegetarian rice and tomato stuffing

early bird dinner

complimentary glass of wine with an entree

$18 Weekend Brunch Prix Fixe

Served with Complimentary Coffee & a Drink (Mimosa, Bellini, Sangria, Beer or Fresh OJ)

reservation

(212) 254-5660

Corner of Ave A & 12th Street 188 Avenue A New York, New York, 10009