Levant Bistro is a place to gather with friends and family to experience delicious Levantine cuisine and freshly baked pastries, served with our unique beverages. We believe that good food feeds the tummy and soul, so it is to be respected and cooked with positive intentions, using organic, clean practices and foods free of artificial additives, harmful ingredients, or GMOs.Our menu is created around seasonal ingredients that we prepare fresh every day, so our selections vary based on availability. We use extra-virgin olive oil and grapeseed oil for sautéing; organic ghee, grass-fed butter, and/or grapeseed oil for baking; and we sweeten our desserts with organic cane sugar, organic coconut sugar and/or local raw honey. We proudly choose organic and non-gmo raw ingredients to meet our high standards, and curate a menu that is 100% gluten & soy free.We look forward to hosting you in either our beautiful dining area, bar, or cozy patio under olive trees.
Named as one of the 99 Essential Restaurants by Jonathan Gold in LA Weekly. As seen on Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. Family-run joint since 1982. Showcasing a mix of homestyle Lebanese, Armenian and Middle Eastern cuisine. All our dishes are prepared from scratch with only the freshest, high quality ingredients. Our recipes have been in our family for decades.
From of our family to yours, Carousel is the premier Los Angeles area restaurant providing guests with the complete culinary experience when it comes to enjoying traditional middle eastern and Lebanese cuisine. In the Middle Eastern culture, meza (Lebanese term for appetizer) consists of a vast array of small sized, hot and cold dishes, great for sampling and sharing. At Carousel, our menu offers a selection of kebabs to seafood to an array of vegetarian items. We offer more than 60 meza items, ranging from familiar dishes, such as hummus, falafel and tabouleh to more traditional delicacies. Everything that we serve comes from original family recipes passed down through generations. With the supervision of our Chef de Cuisine and co-owner, Mrs. Rose Tcholakian, each dish that is served is sure to bestow the quality and freshness Carousel is well known for. For those unfamiliar to Lebanese food, a helpful service staff will guide you through what is sure to be a habit-forming journey.
We are one of the finest Mediterranean restaurants in the Los Angeles area. Open for special events, you will find delicious authentic Lebanese food prepared fresh! We offer vegetarian and vegan entrées and mezza appetizers, along with variety of kebab and seafood platers. The Gate also offer full catering menu options for corporate luncheons, events and all special occasions.Come by on a Friday or Saturday evening and experience live music and belly dancing! We have a fully stocked bar.Stop by and taste the finest of the Mediterranean, dance the night away or book your next event with us!