Zaytoon Grill is located at 1618 Central Avenue in Saint Petersburg. Open just over a year, Zaytoon Grill is quickly becoming known for some of the best Mediterranean food in Saint Petersburg. The eatery is owned by the husband and wife team of Waleed and Mary Khalel. Mary tells us it has always been their dream to open a restaurant serving traditional Mediterranean fare. They feature authentic recipes handed down from Waleedís mother to Mary many years ago. At Zaytoon, which incidentally can be translated as olive, the goal of Mary and Waleed is to make every customer happy. They go out of their way to treat everybody like family. Popular dishes at the restaurant include: Baba Ghanoush, roasted eggplant with lemon, garlic, and tahini sauce and served with warm pita bread. Also, the Falafel Salad made with lettuce, tomato, cucumber, seasoned red onions, lemon, and fresh falafel served with their homemade tahini house dressing.Everything served at Zaytoon Grill is made from scratch using only the finest and freshest ingredients. Popular sandwiches, which are served with fresh cut and seasoned French fries, include the Zaytoon Burger. Itís a delicious kefta, dusted with pepper, and topped with seasoned red onions and bleu cheese or feta crumbles. Also, the Zaytoon Philly made with marinated and spiced thinly sliced steak or chicken Philly, topped with grilled onions, peppers, and melted cheese on a toasted hoagie.Platters at Zaytoon Grill feature large servings of tasty grilled kabobs and sauteed shawarma. Platters come with rice and grilled vegetables. Popular options include the Lamb Kabob Platter, featuring choice lamb marinated for 24 hours so it cooks wonderfully tender and tasty. The Shawarma Bowl is quickly becoming a house favorite. This bowl is served with basmati rice and topped with tender shawarma chicken, tomato, cucumber salad, seasoned red onions, and Zaytoon Grill house tahini sauce. The restaurant does both delivery and take-out. If you are looking for authentically prepared Mediterranean cuisine in Saint Petersburg, Zaytoon Grill is the place to be. Mary, Waleed, and their attentive and welcoming staff will treat you like family and ensure you have a great dining experience!
1618 Central Ave
Saint Petersburg, FL 33712