Efendiís Mediterranean Cafe and Bar is located at 160 Atwood Avenue in Cranston. Chef Efendi is the former owner of Efendi’s Bar and Grill and now Owner of Efendi’s Mediterranean Cafe and Bar. Chef Efendi began working in the restaurant business as a young student in Turkey. The award winning Chef features Turkish, Greek, Italian, French, and Middle Eastern food on his eclectic menu. Efendiís Mediterranean Cafe and Bar offers seating in their elegant dining room or on the patio weather permitting. Popular hot appetizers include: Efendiís Calamari, tender squid lightly breaded and fried to a golden brown and topped with a spicy pepper and black olive sauce. The Eggplant Napoleon features marinated grilled eggplant topped with caramelized onions, black olives, roasted red peppers, roasted garlic, feta cheese, extra virgin olive oil, and fresh basil. And, the Shrimp & Crab Combo is made with four Coconut shrimp fried to a golden brown, one deep fried crab cake served with your choice of an orange marmalade or horseradish dipping sauce.Cold appetizers include: Hummus & Pita, a freshly homemade mix of ground chickpeas, sesame tahini sauce, fresh roasted garlic, extra virgin olive oil, and lemon juice served with grilled pita bread. Also, ìDolmaî Stuffed Grape Leaves that are hand-rolled tender vine leaves stuffed with rice and herbs served cold or warm with fresh lemon and Turkish style Tzatziki sauce. And, Baba Ghannouj, baked eggplant, mashed, and then blended with tahini, fresh garlic, lemon juice, and extra virgin olive oil served with grilled pita bread. Pasta options include: Lobster and Shrimp made with succulent chunks of lobster and two jumbo gulf shrimp in a white wine, roasted garlic pink vodka sauce served over your choice of pasta. And, Efendiís Mediterranean Vegetable Pasta, grilled zucchini and summer squash, Kalamata olives, roasted red peppers in a roasted garlic white wine sauce finished with crumbled feta cheese and served over your choice of pasta.Dinner Entrees include: French Style Spring Lamb Confit, tender and juicy lamb chops grilled to your liking finished in a fresh herb red wine reduction demi glace sauce. And, Turkish Mixed Grill Turkish style combination of marinated chicken kabob, top round lamb kabob, and tenderloin beef kabob, all marinated with Mediterranean seasoning and cooked for perfection.If you are looking for authentic Mediterranean cuisine while in Cranston, check out award-winning Chef Endefiís restaurant. At Efendiís Mediterranean Cafe and Bar the warm and attentive staff will welcome you like family and ensure you have a fantastic dining experience!
160 Atwood Ave
Cranston, RI 02920