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DIPS & MEZES

HUMMUS (V) ...... $10

toasted garbanzo beans, tahini, garlic, cumin & sumac

SMOKED EGGPLANT WITH GARLIC YOGHURT (V) ...... $10

smoky roasted eggplant, labne, garlic, parsley flakes, sumac

SPICY PEPPER & WALNUT “MUAMMARA” (v) ...... $11

marinated pepper paste, toasted walnut, maldon salt

PERA DIP TRIO ...... $17

hummus, smoked eggplant and spicy pepper “muammara”

PHYLLO ROLLS ...... $13

Feta and Kasseri cheese, cucumber-dill yoghurt

GRAPE LEAVES ...... $13

hand-rolled with rice and aromaic spices, served with garlic-dill labne

PORTUGUESE FRIED CALAMARI ...... $18

beef soujouk and sliced cherry peppers, smoked paprika yoghurt aioli, scallions

GRILLED SPANISH OCTOPUS ...... $23

giant white beans, bell peppers, red onion, parsley

GRILLED ARTICHOKE ...... $16

green pea puree, fava beans, dill and lemon

 

CHEF’S MEZE SAMPLER ...... $25

a tasting plate of various mezes, including chef’s inspirational additions

MAIN COURSES

SIGNATURE FRESH LAMB “ADANA” ...... $31

grilled tomato, long hot pepper, cippolini onions, lavash bread

SIRLOIN “SHASHLIK" STEAK FRITES ...... $34

48-hr marinated thin-sliced sirloin, grilled “shashlik”style with peppers and onion, served with Mediterranean fries

PERA ORGANIC BEEF BURGER ...... $21

calabrian chili aioli, Turkish slaw, Brick City Brioche bun, Mediterranean fries / add Kasseri cheese +2

CRAB CAKE LEVANTINE ...... $35

roasted beets with basil yoghurt, baby arugula, tangerine olive oil

PAN-ROASTED SCOTTISH SALMON ...... $29

asparagus, fine herbs, quiCk-pickled fennel, paesano olive oil, sumac, preserved lemon, labne

CHICKEN “SHASHLIK” ...... $26

thin sliced chicken breast, marinated in Greek yoghurt, baby arugula, artichoke, red onion, bulghur pilaf

BLACK PEPPER RICOTTA GNOCCHI (v) ...... $24

olive oil poached tomato, sweet peas, scallion, 24-month aged Parmesan

GRILLED VEGETABLE TIMBALE (v) ...... $19

grilled marinated eggplant, zucchini and tomato, quinoa, beluga lentil, baby arugula, spicy harissa on the side

SIDE DISHES

GRILLED VEGETABLES ...... $12

TURKISH COLESLAW ...... $7

BULGHUR PILAF ...... $9

LONG HOT PEPPERS w/MINT YOGHURT ...... $10

 

MEDITERRANEAN FRIES ...... $10

 

YOGHURT “CACIK” ...... $7

SALADS

VILLAGE SALAD (v) ...... $17

cherry tomato, cucumber, parsley, onion, kalamata olives, sheep’s milk feta cheese, red wine vinaigrette ·

MAROUL SALAD(v) ...... $15

shredded romaine hearts, dill, scallion, feta cheese, lemon and extra-virgin olive oil

WATERMELON & FETA (v) ...... $17

fresh basil, freshly-pressed grape “saba”, extra virgin olive oil

ADD-ONS

sliced sirloin “shashlik” · 15

char-grilled octopus · 18

chicken “shashlik” · 12

signature lamb “adana” · 13

grilled jumbo shrimp · 15

pan-roasted salmon · 13

SHARED PLATES & MEZES

CRISPY PHYLLO ROLLS (5pcs) ...... $13

(vegetarian)

HOMEMADE GRAPE LEAVES (5 pcs) ...... $13

(vegetarian)

WARM HUMMUS ...... $9

with or w/o beef pastırma

(vegetarian)

SMOKED EGGPLANT DIP ...... $10

with garlic yoghurt

(vegetarian)

CRUSHED WALNUT & SPICY PEPPER “MUAMMARA” ...... $11

(vegetarian)

PERA DIP TRIO ...... $17

hummus, smoked eggplant and spicy pepper muammara

(vegetarian)

ZUCCHINI “MUCVER” FRITTERS (5 pcs) ...... $14

with sage yoghurt

(vegetarian)

SPICY FETA & ROASTED RED PEPPER DIP...... $10

(vegetarian)

GRILLED ARTICHOKE ...... $14

with pea and fava beans

(vegetarian)

HALLOUMI CHEESE CROQUETTES (5pcs) ...... $13

with eggplant jam

PASTIRMA WRAPPED FETA-STUFFED DATES (5pcs) ...... $12

LAMB “ADANA” CUT ROLL (6pcs) ...... $16

CHICKEN “ADANA” CUT ROLL (6 pcs) ...... $14

MEDITERRANEAN LAMB MEATBALL SLIDERS (2 pcs) ...... $13

TURKISH SMOKED LAMB TACOS (2 pcs) ...... $13

GRILLED SHRIMP LOLLIPOPS ...... $16

skewered around Turkish beef 'soujouk'

PORTUGUESE FRIED CALAMARI ...... $18

CHAR-GRILLED SPANISH OCTOPUS ...... $23

 

HAMSI TAVA ...... $13

mild Black Sea anchovies, corn flour dusted and fried, served with arugula and cherry tomato

CHEF’S MEZE SAMPLER ...... $28

a tasting plate of our various mezes, including chef’s inspirational additions

SALADS

MEDITERRANEAN VILLAGE SALAD ...... $16

cherry tomato, cucumber, parsley, onion, kalamata olives, sheep’s milk feta cheese, red wine vinaigrette

(vegetarian)

WATERMELON & FETA ...... $16

cubed sweet watermelon and savory sheep's milk feta, sweet basil dressing

(vegetarian)

GRAPEFRUIT & AVOCADO SALAD ...... $16

grape tomatoes, microgreens, scallion, red rasdish, toasted almonds

(vegetarian)

MAROUL SALAD ...... $15

shredded romaine hearts, dill, scallion, feta cheese, lemon and extra-virgin olive oil

(vegetarian)

SALAD ADD ONS

sliced sirloin “shashlik”...... $15

signature lamb “adana”...... $13

grilled jumbo shrimp...... $15

chicken brochette ..... $12

pan-roasted salmon...... $15

sheep’s milk feta cheese...... $4

char-grilled octopus ...... $20

MAIN COURSES

PERA’S SIGNATURE FRESH LAMB “ADANA” ...... $34

hand-ground daily and marinated with eastern Mediterranean spices, with fresh lavash, garnish salads and vegetable bulghur pilaf

BABY LAMB CHOPS ...... $45

dusted with Turkish paprika and sea salt, rosemary fingerling potatoes, grilled piquillo peppers

DUO “SHASHLIK STEAK” FRITES ...... $39

marinated center sliced lamb loin and beef sirloin, skewer-grilled with peppers & sweet onion, Mediterranean fries

MIXED GRILL PLATTER ...... $41

pera’s signature lamb “adana”, baby lamb chop, seasoned lamb riblets, tender chicken “shashlik” and sliced sirloin “shashlik”

BRAISED LAMB SHANK ...... $38

whole grain farro, dry apricots, parsley and pinenuts

THE LAMBURGER ...... $25

stuffed w/ feta, olives & roasted tomato, brioche roll, fries or salad

PERA STEAK BURGER ...... $23

tomato-onion-pickle slaw, pera’s burger sauce, fries or salad

w/ Kasseri cheese...... $25

CHICKEN “SHASHLIK” ...... $32

sliced chicken breast marinated in Greek yogurt, paprika and extra virgin olive oil, served with arugula-avocado-artichoke salad and harissa bulghur pilaf

PAN-ROASTED CITRUS SALMON ...... $31

beluga lentil & cracked wheat tabbouleh, sweet potato, saffron

GRILLED SEAFOOD SALAD ...... $38

char-grilled jumbo shrimp and Spanish octopus, arugula–avocado– artichoke salad, radish, tomatoes, lemon & e.v.o.o.

GRAPE LEAF WRAPPEED MEDITERRANEAN BRANZINO ...... $37

boneless fillet wrapped with lemon, parsley and roasted garlic, roasted beet salad

CORFU-STYLE LINGUINE ...... $32

jumbo shrimp and grilled calamari, tomato confit, kalamata olives, raki beurre blanc, parmigiano reggiano

MEDITERRANEAN GNOCCHI ...... $26

walnuts, currants, preserved lemon zest, creamy white wine sauce, shaved parmesan

(vegetarian)

GRILLED VEGETABLE TIMBALE ...... $24

grilled marinated eggplant, zucchini and tomato, quinoa, beluga lentil, baby arugula, spicy harissa on the side

(vegetarian)

ROASTED EGGPLANT CIABATTA ...... $21

toasted ciabatta with roasted vegetables, garlic, tomato, olive oil, kasseri, pine nut & oregano pesto, fries or salad

CRAB CAKE LEVANTINE 

roasted beets with basil yoghurt, baby arugula, tangerine olive oil ..... $38

SIDE DISHES

GRILLED ASPARAGUS...... $12

RED QUINOA AND BELUGA LENTIL TABOULEH ...... $12

BLISTERED RAINBOW PEPPERS ...... $10

BULGHUR PILAF ...... $9

MEDITERRANEAN FRIES ...... $10

GRILLED ARTICHOKE W/ FETA, GARLIC & ARGULA ...... $11

ROSEMARY FINGERLING POTATOES ...... $10

YOGHURT “CACIK” ...... $7

THREE COURSE 38 PER PERSON

(NOT INCLUDING TAX & GRATUITY)

50% OFF WINES BY THE BOTTLE

(ON FRIDAYS, SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS)

APPETIZERS

MEDITERRANEAN DIP TRIO

warm hummus with beef pastirma, smoked eggplant garlic yoghurt, and spicy pepper and walnut

(vegetarian)

VILLAGE SALAD

cherry tomato, cucumber, parsley, onion, kalamata olives, sheep’s milk feta cheese, red wine vinaigrette

(vegetarian)

PORTUGUESE FRIED CALAMARI

beef soujouk and sliced cherry peppers, smoked paprika yoghurt aioli

TURKISH SMOKED LAMB TACOS

pickled red onions

ZUCCHINI “MUCVER”

sage yoghurt sauce

MAIN PLATES

PERA STEAK BURGER

tomato-onion-pickle slaw, Pera’s burger sauce, Mediterranean fries

add kasseri cheese ...... $3

BRAISED LAMB CHOPS

dusted with Turkish paprika and sea salt, roasted fingerling potatoes, grilled piquillo peppers ($5 addt'l)

CHICKEN “SHASHLIK”

marinated thin sliced chicken breast, skewered with peppers and onions, bulghur pilaf

CRAB CAKE LEVANTINE

roasted beets with basil yoghurt, baby arugula, tangerine olive oil

PAN-ROASTED CITRUS SALMON

beluga lentil and cracked wheat tabbouleh, sweet potato, saffron

PERA STEAK CHEESEBURGER

tomato-onion-pickle slaw, kasseri cheese, pera's burger sauce, Mediterranean fries

MEDITERRANEAN GNOCCHI

walnuts, currants, preserved lemon zest, creamy white wine sauce, shaved parmesan

(vegetarian)

DESSERTS

BAKLAVA ...... $10

peeled ground Turkish pistachios and light syrup

RICE PUDDING ...... $11traditional Turkish vanilla pudding with bruléed crust and cinnamon

DARK CHOCOLATE SOUFFLE ...... $14

pistachio ice cream, confectioner’s sugar

SELECTION OF
ICE CREAM AND SORBET ...... 
$11

please ask your server for our daily selection

Available in the bar & lounge from 3:30pm – 7pm daily
Choice of wine/cocktail and 2 mezes* · 20
Additional rounds: wine/cocktails · 10 · choice of two mezes · 10

*specific items are subject to change without notice

MEZZE CHOICES

HAND-ROLLED GRAPE LEAVES

CRISPY PHYLLO ROLLS

MARINATED OLIVES

WARM HUMMUS WITH LAVASH CHIPS

SMOKED EGGPLANT WITH GARLIC YOGHURT

PERA-STYLE TOMATO AND ONION

SPICY PEPPER AND WALNUT “MUAMMARA”

MEDITERRANEAN PEASANT SALAD

BLUEFISH FALAFEL

PASTIRMA-WRAPPED FETA-STUFFED DATES

 

SOUJOUK LOLLIPOPS

CHEESE SELECTION ($6 EXTRA)

subject to seasonal updates

WINE BY THE GLASS

SPARKLING, CAVA RESERVA, CANALS & MUNNE, SPAIN

2012 CHARDONNAY, WILLIAM COLE, CHILE

2014 PINOT NOIR, BETWEEN THE LINES, CALIFORNIA

2013 ROSE, SEVILEN “R”, MENDERES VALLEY, TURKEY

subject to seasonal updates

COCKTAILS

PERA 34

cava, campari, orange bitters

POMEGRANATE COSMOPOLITAN

vodka, pomegranate puree, lime juice

BLOOD ORANGE GIMLET

gin, fresh blood orange puree & lime juice

BLUEBERRY SMASH

pisco, elderflower liquor, muddled blueberries

subject to seasonal updates