at a Glance
STYLE: Business Casual
BASE: Local Restaurant
HOURS: Tuesday - Thursday 4:30 - 10pm; Friday & Saturday 4:30 - 11pm
CLOSED Sunday & Monday
HEALTH INSPECTION RATING: 93 (12/12/2012)
ONLINE ORDERING NOT AVAILABLE
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718 South Gay Street, Knoxville, Tennessee
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Full Beer, Wine and Spirits Available
This page last updated 01/31/2013
One for $5, two for $8, and three for $11
A delicious, traditional dip made with a fresh blend of chick peas, garlic, sesame
puree, & lemon juice.
A dipping sauce made with sesame seeds, butter, & olive oil.
Stuffed Grape Leaves
This vegetarian delight consists of steamed rice, spices, & vegetables wrapped in grape
leaves with lemon juice & olive oil.
Baked eggplant, blended with sesame butter, garlic, & olive oil.
A refreshing yogurt and cucumber dipping sauce spiced with garlic.
Feta cheese with onions and tomatoes. Drizzled with olive oil.
A blend of fava beans, garlic, lemon juice, & olive oil.
Soups & Salads
Mixed chopped greens, tomato, cucumber, cilantro, and parsley served with our
A carved tomato stuffed with lemon, salt, & Mediterranean spices.
Soup of the Day
Please ask your server for more information.
Minutely chopped herb salad with parsley, mint, tomatoes, onions, & fine grains of burghul
w/ lemon juice.
This is for garlic lovers. Cubed potato mixed with garlic, olive oil, parsley, & spices.
Beets w/ lemon juice, parsley, vinegar, and olive oil.
Tapas a la Carte
Flavorful seasoned ground beef, parsley, and onions grilled to perfection.
A healthy serving of seasoned white rice with vermicelli.
Various seasonal and classic vegetables sautèed to perfection.
Single skewer of juicy marinated beef cooked to perfection, with tomatoes, onions, and
A mix of pickled vegetables,served chilled. For a fun twiston your favorite appetizerdip,
order these to dip alongside your pilaf.
Map to Cairo Cafe
Lemon pepper Tilapia seared in white wine. Served with rice and vegetables.
Sliced chicken breast breaded and fried to a crisp.
Grilled Lamb Chops
Mouth watering lamb chops marinated, lightly seasoned, and toasted w/ lemon
Marinated chicken with salt, cracked pepper and lemon. Served w/ tzatziki.
Flavorful seasoned ground beef, parsley, and onions grilled to perfection on two
Chicken Breast rolled with vegetables, seasoning and exotic spices. You can
choose fried or roasted and topped with cream sauce. Served with rice.
Layered macaroni with bashimi sauce and ground beef.
Roasted Eggplant, green and red pepper, and potato mixed with garlic and
seasoning. Served with warmed pita bread.
Two skewers of juicy marinated beef cooked to perfection, with tomatoes, onions,
and green peppers.
Two skewers of savory marinated chicken breast served with our delectable tzatziki
Skewer of Shish-Kebab, Shish-Tawook, Kafta-Kebab, a Lamb Chop, and your
choice of dessert.
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.
Shredded dough filled with sweet cheese and honey.
Semolina squares covered in a honey and lemon syrup.
Mediterranean pastry filled with walnuts and honey.
A combination of all desserts in smaller servings.
Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite
Mango, Guava, Pineapple, Orange, Cranberry
Tea brewed from exotic dried fruits.
A warm cocoa drink topped with whipped milk and cinnamon.
Made with Gazalein tea from Egypt. Served in a kettle. With or without mint.
Traditonal Turkish coffee. The chef’s personal favorite!!!
$10 for a single flavor or $15 for two flavors.
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.