Cairo Cafe at a Glance COST:  N/A SERVICE:  N/A FOOD:  N/A ATMOSPHERE:  N/A STYLE:  Business Casual BASE:  Local Restaurant HOURS:   Tuesday - Thursday 4:30 - 10pm;  Friday & Saturday 4:30 - 11pm                  CLOSED Sunday & Monday RATING:  N/A                          *** HEALTH INSPECTION RATING93 (12/12/2012) Official Website:      ONLINE ORDERING NOT AVAILABLE RETURN TO KNOXVILLE DINING 718 South Gay Street, Knoxville, Tennessee 865-521-5588  
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Search Knoxville Dining at a Glance COMMENTS ABOUT THIS RESTAURANT CAN BE POSTED HERE. Menu and Prices are Subject to Change Full Beer, Wine and Spirits Available This page last updated 01/31/2013 Appetizers One for $5, two for $8, and three for $11 Hummus A delicious, traditional dip made with a fresh blend of chick peas, garlic, sesame puree, & lemon juice. 5.00 Tahini Dip A dipping sauce made with sesame seeds, butter, & olive oil. 5.00 Stuffed Grape Leaves This vegetarian delight consists of steamed rice, spices, & vegetables wrapped in grape leaves with lemon juice & olive oil. 5.00 Baba Ghanouj Baked eggplant, blended with sesame butter, garlic, & olive oil. 5.00 Tzatziki A refreshing yogurt and cucumber dipping sauce spiced with garlic. 5.00 Feta Dip Feta cheese with onions and tomatoes.  Drizzled with olive oil. 5.00 Foul Mudamas A blend of fava beans, garlic, lemon juice, & olive oil. 5.00 Soups & Salads Baladi Mixed chopped greens, tomato, cucumber, cilantro, and parsley served with our specialty dressing. 4.00 Sophie Tomato A carved tomato stuffed with lemon, salt, & Mediterranean spices. 4.00 Soup of the Day Please ask your server for more information. 3.00 Tabouli Minutely chopped herb salad with parsley, mint, tomatoes, onions, & fine grains of burghul w/ lemon juice. 4.00 Toomiya This is for garlic lovers.  Cubed potato mixed with garlic, olive oil, parsley, & spices. 4.00 Beets Beets w/ lemon juice, parsley, vinegar, and olive oil. 4.00 Tapas a la Carte Kafta Kebab Flavorful seasoned ground beef, parsley, and onions grilled to perfection. 4.00 Rice Pilaf A healthy serving of seasoned white rice with vermicelli. 3.00 Vegetable Medley Various seasonal and classic vegetables sautèed to perfection. 3.00 Shish Kebab Single skewer of juicy marinated beef cooked to perfection, with tomatoes, onions, and green peppers. 7.00 Pickled Vegetables A mix of pickled vegetables,served chilled. For a fun twiston your favorite appetizerdip, order these to dip alongside your pilaf. 3.00 Hookah
Map to Cairo Cafe Entrees Alexandria Plate Lemon pepper Tilapia seared in white wine.  Served with rice and vegetables. 12.00 Chicken Penne Sliced chicken breast breaded and fried to a crisp. 13.00 Grilled Lamb Chops Mouth watering lamb chops marinated, lightly seasoned, and toasted w/ lemon juice. 18.00 Jaj Mashwi Marinated chicken with salt, cracked pepper and lemon. Served w/ tzatziki. 14.00 Kafta Kebab Flavorful seasoned ground beef, parsley, and onions grilled to perfection on two skewers. 14.00 Chicken Roll Chicken Breast rolled with vegetables, seasoning and exotic spices.  You can choose fried or roasted and topped with cream sauce.  Served with rice. 15.00 Pastitsio Layered macaroni with bashimi sauce and ground beef. 12.00 Moussaka Roasted Eggplant, green and red pepper, and potato mixed with garlic and seasoning.  Served with warmed pita bread. 12.00 Shish Kebab Two skewers of juicy marinated beef cooked to perfection, with tomatoes, onions, and green peppers. 17.00 Shish Tawook Two skewers of savory marinated chicken breast served with our delectable tzatziki sauce. 14.00 Sultan Meal Skewer of Shish-Kebab, Shish-Tawook, Kafta-Kebab, a Lamb Chop, and your choice of dessert. 25.00 Vegetable Mashi A hearty portion of stuffed tomato, zucchini, and green pepper filled with rice pilaf and diced herbs.  Baked in olive oil until perfectly tender.  Served with a side of sauteed vegetable medley. 15.00 Desserts Konafa Shredded dough filled with sweet cheese and honey. 4.00 Basboosa Semolina squares covered in a honey and lemon syrup. 4.00 Baklava Mediterranean pastry filled with walnuts and honey. 4.00 Dessert Sampler A combination of all desserts in smaller servings. 5.00 Beverages Soda Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite 1.75 Juice Mango, Guava, Pineapple, Orange, Cranberry 2.50 Karkaeday Tea brewed from exotic dried fruits. 2.50 Sahlab A warm cocoa drink topped with whipped milk and cinnamon. 2.50 Arabic Tea Made with Gazalein tea from Egypt. Served in a kettle. With or without mint. 0.00 Arabic Coffee Traditonal Turkish coffee. The chef’s personal favorite!!! 2.50 $10 for a single flavor or $15 for two flavors. Apricot Coconut Apple Lemon Rose Coffee Mango Strawberry Banana Fruit Cocktail Mint Sweet Melon Caramel Grape Orange Vanilla Cherry Jasmine Peach Watermelon Kiwi Cairo Cafe - The Mirage of Knoxville self describes their venue as a spectacular dining and entertainment establishment.  A grand salon of opulence and intrigue named after and inspired by the culture of a “city of a thousand minarets.”  The restaurant features decor and items from Egypt, Lebanon, and Morocco and also offers private Hookah areas.  You are greeted by a lively bar and lounge area with mosaic tiles, crystal chandeliers and sculptures from the Mediterranean.  Immerse yourself in another world by sitting ornate wooden chairs , plush settees and soft pillows. Enjoy authentic cuisine prepared fresh and enjoy a beverage from the bar or fresh fruit juices available from the main menu.   Located on Gay Street in Downtown Knoxville and convenient to the Tennessee Theatre, Bijou Theatre and Market Square. Reservations Accepted