Yafa Cafe

8.7

1785 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3J 0E8, Canada

Opens at 11:00 AM

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Place Settings

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Hot Appetizers

All dips are served with one fresh pita bread.

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    Foule Mudammas

    Vegetarian and gluten-friendly. Egyptian seasoned smashed fava beans with cumin, garlic, lemon, and olive oil. Served with fresh bread.

    $7.00

  • Kallayet Bandora

    Vegan. Olive oil-based and made with saute tomato, hot pepper, and garlic. Served with fresh bread.

    $7.00

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  • Shakshouka

    Vegetarian, gluten-friendly, and Yafa’s specialty. Tunisian dish of sweet smokey red peppers, garlic, onions, tomatoes, and poached eggs.

    $12.00

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  • Hummus Royal

    Chickpeas puree with sesame paste, lemon juice, and olive oil. Topped with spiced beef and roasted almonds. Served with fresh bread.

    $12.00

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  • All Day Arabic Breakfast

    Vegetarian. A plate of Hummus, foule, and falafel. Manakeesh Zaatar served with fresh bread and tea Dallah.

    $20.00

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  • Batata Shawarma

    A party on a platter full of fresh and bold flavours. It’s big, packed full of ingredients, soaked in garlic sauce. Topped with chicken or beef...

    $12.00

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  • Qudsiyeh (Jerusalemite)

    Vegan and gluten-friendly. Hummus mixed foule, lemon and topped with tahini sauce and olive oil.

    $7.00

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  • Kallayet Arabe

    Chopped beef cooked with sauté tomato, garlic, hot chilly peppers and topped with mint and roasted almonds. Served with a fresh bread

    $11.00

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  • Soup of the day

    Chef's Daily Selection

    $5.00

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Cold Appetizers

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    Hummus

    Vegan and gluten-friendly. Chickpeas, lemon, garlic, tahini paste (sesame seed), and olive oil. Served with fresh bread.

    $6.00

  • Labneh

    Vegetarian and gluten-friendly. Creamy strained yogourt mixed with za'atar and ground red pepper paste topped with olive oil. Served with fresh bread.

    $7.00

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  • Mhammara

    Vegetarian. Mixed spicy walnuts with tomatoes and grilled red peppers. Served with fresh bread.

    $8.00

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  • Pali Salad

    Vegan, gluten-friendly, and Yafa’s specialty. Palestinian salad with cucumbers, tomatoes, lettuce, and peppers.

    $6.00

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  • Fattouche

    Vegan. Traditional Lebanese salad of mixed greens, seasoned with olive oil and pomegranate molasses. Topped with fried pita bread.

    $8.00

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  • Tabouleh

    Vegan. Lebanese salad with parsley, cracked wheat, tomatoes, onions, mint, lemon, and olive oil.

    $9.00

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  • Yafa Keto Salad

    Gluten-friendly. Pali Salad topped with your choice of chicken, beef shawarma, or falafel.

    $13.00

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  • Sampler

    Vegetarian and Yafa’s specialty. Your choice of any three cold appetizers. Served with fresh bread.

    $15.00

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Sandwiches

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    Shish Taouq Sandwich

    Grilled chicken breast marinated in garlic, lemon, yogurt, and wrapped with garlic paste and vegetables.

    $11.00

  • Falafel Sandwich

    Vegetarian. Hot falafel balls made of chickpeas, parsley wrapped with vegetables, hummus, pickles, and tahini.

    $11.00

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  • Shawarma Chicken Sandwich

    Thinly shredded pieces of chicken marinated with an abundance of spices, and citrus sauce.

    $11.00

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  • Shawarma Beef Sandwich

    Thinly shredded pieces of beef marinated with an abundance of spices, and citrus sauce.

    $11.00

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  • Kabab Sandwich

    Gluten Free. Ground beef/lamb grilled to perfection with onions, parsley, tomato, pickles, and hummus.

    $11.00

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Main Plates

  • Falafel Delight

    Vegetarian. Falafel balls garnished with tahini sauce, served with pickles, hummus, and fries.

    $16.00

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  • Sawani Kofta

    Gluten-friendly. Spiced Kofta of (ground beef and lamb) baked in tomato sauce topped with potatoes, parsley and roasted almonds. Served with rice or...

    $22.00

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  • Koshary

    Vegan. Delicious Egyptian dish. Suitable for vegans. rice, pasta, and black lentil with some tomato sauce, chickpeas, and crispy onion. This is...

    $15.00

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  • Chicken Shawarma Plate

    Gluten-friendly. Tiny layers of chicken marinated in Yafa Cafe's specialty citrus sauce. Served on a bed of rice with hummus or garlic dip side, and...

    $19.00

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  • Beef Shawarma Plate

    Gluten-friendly. Tiny layers of beef marinated in Yafa Cafe's specialty citrus sauce. Served on a bed of rice with hummus or garlic dip side, and...

    $19.00

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  • Makloubeh

    Gluten-friendly. A layered dish of beef or chicken basted with authentic Arabic spices with vegetables, eggplants, and rice with variations of...

    $20.00

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  • Kabab Plate

    Gluten-friendly. Two skewers of ground beef and lamb mixed with parsley, onions, and seasoned with house-made spices, served on a bed of rice or...

    $20.00

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  • Shish Taouk Plate

    Gluten-friendly. Two skewers of threaded boneless chicken, Lebanese-style and dipped in exotic spices, herbs, lemon, yogurt, and loads of garlic.

    $20.00

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  • Mini-Mix Grill Plate

    Gluten-friendly. Two skewers of one shish taouk and one kabab with vegetables, hummus, and garlic sauce on a bed of rice.

    $20.00

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  • Sayadia (Fisherman Delight)

    A sensational FISH dish from Gaza, fragrant spiced rice topped with a pan fired Fish fillet. Served with hot sauce and topped with caramelized onions...

    $22.00

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  • Fatteh Chicken Msakhan

    Layers of contrasting texture and temperature of crunchy bread with Msakhan of onions, chicken and sumac topped with creamy yogurt, garlic and...

    $15.00

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Family Style

Serves five to seven people.

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    Mini Manakeesh Deal

    Each order comes with 12 pieces. A variety of five-inch size, available from Zaatar, cheese, spinach or sfeiha manakeesh items. Perfect finger food...

    $35.00

  • Msakhan Rolls Deal

    Twelve rolls of thin dough rolled around shredded pieces of chicken with onions, sumac, and olive oil. Perfect finger food.

    $35.00

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  • Wraps Share Deal

    Any five assorted sandwiches combination from the sandwiches menu. Comes with fries and five pops. Perfect for corporate events.

    $65.00

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  • Shawarma Feast

    Platter with your choice of chicken or beef shawarma or both on a bed of rice. Sides of vegetables, hummus, garlic dip, salad, five pieces of bread,

    $100.00

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  • Deluxe Grills

    Five skewers kabab and five skewers shish taouk over rice. Sides of hummus, garlic dip, salad, vegetables, five pieces of bread, five pops, and five...

    $100.00

  • Royal Grills

    Six skewers kabab, six skewers shish taouk, two pounds shawarma, and ten falafel balls over rice. Sides of hummus, garlic dip, salad, five fresh...

    $150.00

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  • Vegan Feast

    A selection of vegan dishes feeds five to seven people. Includes rice, grilled vegetables, pickles, hummus, Mhammara, Pali Salad, Potatoes, dozen...

    $100.00

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  • All Day Arabic Breakfast

    Vegetarian. A plate of Hummus, foule, and falafel. Manakeesh Zaatar served with fresh bread and tea Dallah.

    $20.00

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Manakeesh

Traditional Arabic freshly baked flatbread.

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    Zaatar-Shatta

    Vegan. Zaatar with a snap of heat and the spread of tomato hot chilli. Very thrilling.

    $5.00

  • Cheese Fusion

    Vegetarian. A melted mixture of four kinds of cheese.

    $6.00

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  • Zaatar Manakeesh

    Vegan. Oregano, thyme, and marjoram rounded out by nutty toasted sesame seeds and lemony sumac.

    $4.00

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  • Zaatar-Cheese

    Vegetarian and Yafa’s specialty. Half the pie of melted cheese and the other half zaatar and taste each topping with every bite.

    $5.00

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  • Spinach

    Vegan. Spinach mixed with onions, oregano, and marinated with lemon and sumac. Vibrant and tangy.

    $7.00

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  • Spinach-Cheese

    Vegetarian. Spinach mixed with onions, oregano, and sumac spread and topped with cheese.

    $7.00

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  • Sfeiha

    Yafa’s specialty. Deliciously seasoned ground beef and lamb mixed with Arabic spices, tomato, onions, and mint (Lahm-bi-aajin).

    $6.00

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  • Sfeiha-Cheese

    Sfeiha ground beef or lamb mixture topped with a blend of melted cheese.

    $6.00

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  • Bayd (Eggs)

    Vegetarian. A savory mixture of beaten eggs, cheeses, parsley, zaatar, and black pepper.

    $6.00

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  • Spicy Chicken (9" pizza dough)

    Yafa’s specialty. This means plenty of chillies, Gaza-style, and shawarma chicken on hot tomato sauce topped with cheese.

    $10.00

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  • Msakhan

    Item consists of caramelized onions, sumac, olive oil, and crunchy almonds, all enveloped around perfectly roasted chicken over fresh baked bread,

    $10.00

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Additions and Sides

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    Fresh Bread (1 pc)

    One order comes with one bread.

    $2.00

  • Extra Sauces

    Vegetarian.

    $1.00

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  • Rice

    $5.00

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  • Fries

    $5.00

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  • Falafel (Half Dozen)

    Vegetarian and gluten-friendly. One order comes with half a dozen falafel.

    $8.00

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  • Mixed Vegeables

    Gluten Free. Mixed vegetables and pickles

    $7.00

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Sweets - Helou Corner

Regardless of how you approach Yafa's menu, it is essential to save room for Yafa's hand made sweets!

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    Basbousa

    Vegan. Classical Arabic cake sold in every corner. Served with Egyptian variation, made of semolina, and soaked in honey syrup.

    $4.00

  • Baklava (one piece for $4.00)

    Vegan. Ground mixture of nuts centered in a crunchy, velvety layer upon layer of dough drenched in rosewater syrup and topped with pistachio.

    $4.00

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  • Knafeh Nabulsi

    Melting cheese on top of shredded wheat and drizzled with syrup leaving a food experience never to be forgotten.

    $10.00

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  • Imperial Cookies

    Buttery shortbread cookies filled with apricot jam

    $5.00

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Hot Drinks

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    Brewed Coffee and Locally Roasted

    large, 20 oz cup

    $3.00

  • Espresso

    $3.00

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  • Cappuccino

    $5.00

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  • Honey Cardamom Latte

    Yafa’s specialty. Espresso based latte with fresh cardamom and honey.

    $6.00

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  • Latte Caramella

    Yafa’s specialty. Espresso based latte with caramel.

    $6.00

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  • Spanish Latte

    Yafa’s specialty. Espresso based latte with vanilla and condensed milk.

    $6.00

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  • Chai Latte

    Espresso based latte with vanilla and condensed milk.

    $6.00

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  • Black Tea Dallah

    With Sage, Mint, Earl Grey, Cardamom. Extra $2 for large.

    $5.00

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  • Herbal Tea Dallah

    Chamomile, Green Tea. Extra $2 for large

    $5.00

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  • London Fog Tea

    Earl Grey tea latte with vanilla.

    $6.00

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  • Chai Karak Dallah Small

    Yafa's specialty. Tea, cardamom, and saffron cooked with milk.

    $7.00

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  • Coffee Beans Bag (1 lb)

    One order comes with one pound of coffee beans bag.

    $20.00

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  • Vanilla Bean Latte

    Espresso based latte with vanilla and steam milk

    $6.00

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  • Arabic Coffee Dallah

    Yafa blend with cardamom and various spices. 100% local. Add $2 for large

    $7.00

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  • Arabic Coffee Ground Bag (1 lb)

    Fresh Finely ground with ARabic aromatic spices

    $25.00

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  • Hot Chocolate

    $6.00

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Cold Drinks

  • Arabic Lemonade

    Yafa’s specialty. Lemon, lime, and mint.

    $6.00

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  • Canned Pop

    $2.00

  • Brewed Iced Coffee

    $3.00

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  • Barkbikan Malt

    Non-alcoholic beer.

    $4.00

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  • Manitoba Summer Soda

    Yafa’s specialty. Blueberry, peppermint, and raspberry.

    $5.00

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  • Latte Caramella Blended

    Yafa’s specialty. Espressor combined with milk, vanilla syrup and caramel sauce

    $6.00

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  • Spanish Latte

    Espresso with steamed milk and condensed milk and vanilla flavor.

    $6.00

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  • Karkade iced

    Hibiscus Tea - Egyptian Karkade (hibiscus flower). Sweetened with sugar syrup, in a large cup

    $6.00

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  • Vanilla Bean Latte

    Espresso with steamed milk and vanilla flavoring

    $6.00

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  • Matcha Iced Tea

    $6.00

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  • Frozen Hot Chocolate

    Served hot or cold.

    $6.00

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