chopped tomatoes, onions, mint, parsley, crushed wheat tossed with a delightful mixture of olive oil and lemon juice.
lettuce, tomatoes, garlic, onion, cucumbers, parsley, and mint mixed with toasted pita in a special herb dressing.
Hommos M'damas Salad
simmered chickpeas mixed with onions, tomatoes, lemon zest, and parsley, smothered in olive oil.
Eggplant Fatoosh Salad
eggplant with toasted pita, tomato, onions and parsley in an amazing pomegranate dressing.
lettuce, tomato, onion, cucumber, and parsley tossed with layalina's special dressing.
Yogurt & Cucumber Salad
yogurt and cucumber mixed with mint and garlic.
Layalina Beet Salad
sliced beets mixed with lettuce, cabbage, onions, cilantro, and parsley smothered with our special herbal dressing.
sliced artichoke, lettuce, onion, tomato, and cucumber with a special dressing.
chopped cabbage tossed in a special lemon-garlic dressing (middle eastern coleslaw).
All Sandwiches Served With Middle Eastern Coleslaw.
vegetable patties combining ground chickpeas, parsley, onion and garlic, mixed with special herbs and spices.
grilled beef and lamb mixed with parsley, onion, and special spices.
Grilled Beef Shawarma Sandwich
tender slices of beef marinated in shawarma spices.
Grilled Chicken Shawarma Sandwich
tender slices of chicken marinated in shawarma spices.
mild middle eastern sausage sauteed in olive oil, lemon, and garlic.
spicy lebanese sausage.
Bamieh Bel Zeit
baby okra sauteed in olive oil, garlic, cilantro, and simmered in a tomato sauce served with rice.
Lubieh Bel Zeit
fresh greens beans simmered in olive oil, garlic, onions, tomato, and spices served with rice.
seasoned eggplant with chickpeas, onions, garlic, and olive oil, baked with fresh tomato and served with rice.
Macarona Bel Baitenjan
pasta served with eggplant and roasted pepper, sprinkled with yogurt and nuts.
Layalina Vegetarian Sampler Special
baba ghannoug, grape leaves, lubieh bil zeit, falafel, hommos, fatoosh, kabis, yogurt and cucumber salad, and tahini sauce.
chickpea puree with tahini sauce, garlic, and lemon juice, sprinkled with olive oil.
Hommos Bel Flayfley
hommos mixed with sun-dried red pepper puree.
Hommos With Walnuts
hommos topped with crushed walnuts, topped with olive oil.
hommos mixed with fresh parsley and topped with fava beans.
Hommos With Pistachios
hommos topped with roasted pistachios and sprinkled with olive oil.
Syrian Roasted Eggplant Dip
roasted eggplant with onions, parsley, and walnuts mixed with layalina's special dressing, and topped with pomegranate extract.
chickpea puree with tahini sauce, garlic, lemon juice and sprinkled with pomegranate juice.
simmered fava beans with garlic, lemon juice, topped with parsley, onion, and tomatoes, sprinkled with olive oil.
smoked roasted eggplant with tahini sauce, lemon juice, garlic, and olive oil.
shredded beets mixed with tahini, lemon, yogurt, and garlic, topped with walnuts, sprinkled with olive oil and parsley. a syrian classic.
stuffed with rice, onions, parsley, tomato, mint, and special spices, cooked in a mix of olive oil and lemon juice.
vegetable patties combining ground chickpeas, parsley, onion, garlic, mixed with special herbs and spices.
Foul Bel Laban
simmered fava beans with garlic and lemon topped with a yogurt and tahini sauce, sprinkled with red pepper, cinnamon, and olive oil.
Bamieh Bel Zeit
baby okra sauteed with olive oil, garlic and fresh cilantro, simmered in a tomato sauce.
Lubieh Bel Zeit
green beans simmered with tomato, onion, garlic, and spices in olive oil.
seasoned eggplant with chickpeas, onions, garlic and olive oil, baked with fresh tomato.
delicious pureed dip made of sun dried red peppers, walnuts, with a special pomegranate sauce.
Manaeesh Bel Zaatar
baked pita topped with a special spice mix and baked with olive oil.
Manaeesh Bel M'hammarah
baked pita topped with our famous m'hammarah (delicious pureed dip made of sun dried red peppers, walnuts, with a special pomegranate sauce.)
a favorite middle eastern homemade strained yogurt dip sprinkled with mint and olive oil.
strained yogurt mixed with garlic, onions, and parsley topped with walnuts and sprinkled with olive oil.
smothered in a special garlic-pomegranate sauce
fried potatoes smothered with garlic and cilantro. a syrian favorite.
homemade pickled vegetables.
Macarona Bel Laban
pasta topped with yogurt, garlic, and sprinkled with mint, red pepper, and olive oil.
tender slices of beef specially marinated and grilled, served with rice and tahini sauce.
boneless chicken specially marinated and grilled, served with rice and garlic sauce.
Macarona Bel Shawarma
pasta of the day topped with a yogurt and garlic sauce, smothered in beef or chicken shawarma.
Beef & Chicken Shawarma Combo
chicken and beef shawarma served with rice, garlic and tahini sauces.
Kafta Bil Jawz
from our ancient syrian recipe. delicious lean beef mixed with onions, red pepper, walnuts, bulgur and herbs with a hint of spiciness, grilled and served with a special salad and pomegranate dressing.
Lamb Shish Kabab
specially marinated cubes of tender lamb grilled and served with rice, grilled vegetables, and tahini sauce.
ground beef mixed with parsley, onion, and special spices, grilled and served with rice and grilled vegetables.
boneless chicken specially marinated and grilled, simmered in olive oil with onions, sumac, and sprinkled with parsley, served with a yogurt sauce sauce.
grilled tender cubes of chicken marinated in special lemon-herb sauce and served with rice, grilled vegetable and garlic sauce.
specially marinated chicken breast simmered with artichokes in a lemon-garlic sauce, served with rice.
specially marinated chicken breast simmered with fresh tomato, chickpeas, mushrooms, and garlic in a pomegranate sauce, sprinkled with cilantro and served with rice.
Layalina Special Platter
mixed grill special: lamb shish kabab, shish tawook, and grilled kafta served with grilled vegetables, rice, and garlic sauce
marinated grilled salmon fillet topped with our mediterranean sauce and served with rice.
Grilled Shrimp Kabab
grilled marinated shrimp served with the chef's special sauce over a bed of rice and grilled vegetables.
Layalina Lamb Shank
simmered in fresh tomato, mushrooms, and garlic in a pomegranate-lemon sauce, sprinkled with cilantro and served with rice. our original shank - an all time favorite!
Mediterranean Lamb Shank
simmered with artichokes in a lemon-garlic sauce, served with rice. delicately light and delicious.
Toasted Lamb Steak
tender shank dipped in delicious herbs and toasted in olive oil and served over pasta in a yogurt-garlic sauce. a twist to our traditional shank, crunchy and flavorful.
baby okra sauteed in olive oil, garlic, cilantro, and simmered in a tomato sauce, served with rice. okra and lamb that melts in your mouth - a great combination!
fresh green beans simmered in olive oil, garlic, onions, tomato, and spices served with rice. you have never had green beans like this before!
simmered in a special herbal tomato sauce with garlic, cilantro, and potatoes served with rice. if you love potatoes, you will love this dish!
tender chicken served on toasted pita bread and rice, topped with a delicious yogurt sauce.
Beef Shawarma Fatteh
toasted pita bread and chickpeas, mixed with yogurt sauce and topped with beef shawarma.
Chicken Shawarma Fatteh
toasted pita bread and chickpeas, mixed with yogurt sauce and topped with chicken shawarma.
Layalina Eggplant Fatteh
baked eggplant, minced beef and tomato served on toasted pita bread, topped with a yogurt sauce (available without meat).
tender lamb served on toasted pita bread and rice, topped with a yogurt sauce.
Sultan's Mazza Feast
hommos with shawarma, baba ghannoug, macarona bel laban, falafel, soujok, grape leaves, beet m'tabal, kizbareyeh, manaeesh bel zaatar, malfoof salad, lubieh bil zeit, and kabis.
Hommos With Shawarma
hommos topped with chicken or beef shawarma.
(3) deep-fried ground beef shells combined with cracked wheat stuffed with mixture of sauteed minced meat and onions.
sauteed homemade beef and lamb lebanese style sausage in a lemon-butter garlic sauce.
boneless chicken specially marinated and grilled served over pita and garlic sauce.
tender slices of beef specially marinated and grilled, served over pita on a bed of parsley, onions, and sumac.
sauteed homemade beef sausage in an exotic tomato garlic sauce.
Layalina Beef Arayis
baked pita bread stuffed with mixture of ground beef, chopped onions, herbs and special spices with pomegranate extract.
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5216 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA 22205
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
2:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Layalina Restaurant has been in existence since 1997 thanks to the patronage of our loyal customers and ambitious newcomers.We named the restaurant after our youngest daughter Layal,Layalina comes from a beautiful Arbic word meaning,"Our Night".So we welcome you to share in an Authentic ambiance,friendly conversation and delightful cuisine so that our nights will become your nights here with us,tonight and many more nights to come.