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Soltan Banoo Lunch Menu

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Pomegranate Soup – Our famous Ash Anar is a hearty mix of lentils, beans, wheat, spinach, and herbs cooked with pomegranate juice, served with pita bread. Cup $2.95 Bowl $6.95


Hummus - Tasty dip of garbanzo beans blended with creamy sesame, lemon juice & garlic, served with pita bread. $6 with olives, garlic and herbs $7 with sun-dried tomatoes and olives $7

Baba Ghanoush - Tasty blend of baked eggplant, tahini, garlic and lemon, topped with olive oil, served with pita bread. $6

Dolmeh – Rice and herbs hand wrapped in grape leaves, served with pita bread. 8 for $6

Tabouli - Bulgur wheat, parsley & tomatoes with lemon juice & olive oil served with pita $6

Mast o’ khiar – A dip of plain low fat yogurt mixed with cucumbers and mint, served with pita bread. $6

Potato Pancakes (koo-koo) - We added quinoa (a high protein grain) and dill to the traditional recipe. Free-range eggs and wheat are included in the batter. 3 patties $7


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Middle Eastern Platter – Hummus, tabouli, four dolmehs, small salad topped with feta and olives, served with pita bread. $10

Salat Olivieh – A recipe of chicken, potatoes, free range eggs, green peas and pickles mixed with mayo and lemon juice, served with pita bread and a small salad. $8

Sambosas – Two bread pockets filled with spinach, potatoes, green peas, curry & spices, Served with Mast o’ khiar & a small salad. $9 Add chicken to salad$4.00 or tofu $2


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Green Mixed Salad - Healthy spring mixed greens with olives, tomatoes, walnuts and feta, with our soy ginger dressing or balsamic and olive oil. Small $5 Large $8

Middle Eastern Green Salad – Mixed greens with feta cheese, tomatoes, tabouli and dolmehs served with balsamic and olive oil. $10 Add chicken for $4

Vegan Salad - Mixed greens with tomatoes, olives, avocado and firm, baked tofu, topped with vegan pita chips with our delicious soy ginger dressing on side. $10

Chicken Salad - Healthy greens with chicken breast, tomatoes, feta, and olives topped with soy ginger or balsamic vinegar and olive oil. $12

Seasoned Salmon Salad – Chilled hot-smoked Wild Alaskan salmon over a salad of greens with feta, tomatoes and olives served with ginger soy dressing. $12

Strawberry Tabouli Salad –Refreshing salad of mixed greens, topped with tabouli, strawberries and walnuts, served with raspberry vinaigrette dressing. $10 Add chicken for $4 or tofu for $2
(We substitute other fruits when strawberries are out of season)

Goat Cheese Salad – A huge bed of mixed greens topped with pears, strawberries, walnuts and broiled goat cheese on top of baguette with a sweet vinaigrette dressing. $12
Add chicken for $2.50

Banoo Salad – The ultimate raw salad with mixed greens, broccoli, shredded carrots, cucumbers, tomatoes, avocado, raw walnuts, raw sunflower seeds & quinoa tossed with our soy ginger dressing $11 Add chicken for $4

* We try to use organic spring mix when available.
* Our tofu is made from organic soy beans.

Daily Specials

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Our dishes are made with the finest ingredients used in authentic Persian cuisine. We have designed our menu so our vegetarian guests can enjoy the exotic tastes of Persia by adding tofu and fake meat (wheat) to some of our traditional dishes. All of these specials are served only on their designated day.

Healthy Half Plate (Lunch Only) – ½ of the Daily Special with ½ a mixed green salad. $12


Adas Polo - Basmati rice cooked with lentils and mung beans topped with Saffron, dates, apricots and caramelized onions. Served with Chicken or Tofu $11 Lamb $14 (Also ideal for catering)


Fesenjoon (Pomegranate Stew) – This bewildering dish comes with chicken or tofu (the veg. version also includes wheat gluten and mushrooms) mired in a brown puree of walnuts and pomegranate served with basmati rice. $12


Fesenjoon (Pomegranate Stew) – This bewildering dish comes with chicken or tofu (the veg. version also includes wheat gluten and mushrooms) mired in a brown puree of walnuts and pomegranate served with basmati rice. $12


Curry - A delicious stew of carrots, potatoes, mushrooms and tomatoes cooked in yellow curry, served with basmati rice. Chicken or Tofu (and wheat gluten) $12


Ghourmeh Sabzi – A stew of kidney beans in lemony slurry of parsley, scallion, and fenugreek, served with basmati rice. Lamb $14 Tofu (and wheat gluten) $10

Friday and Saturday

Ghalieh Mahi - Possibly our best, this rich recipe is made with Wild salmon fillet, cooked in parsley, cilantro, tamarind sauce, curry and garlic, served with dilled basmati rice, carrots and peas. $12


Abgousht (Persian Stew) - a stew of lamb, chickpeas, potatoes, beans, tomatoes and dried limes for flavor, served with pita bread $14 add $2 for rice instead of pita.

Loubiah polo - Basmati rice cooked with chopped green string beans, tomatoes, Persian spices and curry. Chicken $12

Koufteh-Berenji – Exotic balls of basmati rice, lamb, fresh herbs, split peas, free-range eggs, and onions slowly cooked with plums, raisins and walnuts in the center. Served with pita. $14 add $2 for rice instead of pita.


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Vegan Wrap –Babaganoush, rice, mixed greens, tomatoes and avocado served with tabouli or pita chips $7 Add Tofu $2

Hummus Wrap - Hummus, sun-dried tomatoes, mixed greens, avocado, tomatoes and olives, with balsamic oil and vinegar, served with pita chips. $8 Add Tofu $1.50 Chicken $2.50

Mixed Veggie Wrap – Tofu, hummus, mixed greens, tomatoes, tabouli, and avocado topped with our popular soy ginger dressing, served with pita chips $9

Salmon Wrap – Chilled hot-smoked Wild Alaskan salmon wrapped in a tortilla with hummus, tabouli, feta, mixed greens, tomatoes and soy ginger dressing, served with pita chips $12

Middle Eastern Chicken Wrap – Chicken, hummus, tabouli, feta, olives, lettuce and tomato, wrapped in an herb tortilla and Served with pita chips. $11

Chicken Wrap - Chicken, mayo, lettuce, tomato, avocado and provolone cheese, wrapped in tortilla, served with pita chips. $10

Kabobs – Great finger food for parties!

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We try our best to prepare these items as fast as possible, but they still take at least 20 min.
We can substitute a large green salad for rice & Shirazi for any of these dishes.
Our chicken kabobs are antibiotic and hormone –free.

Veggie Kabob – At last a kabob with vegetarians & vegans in mind! Skewers of marinated tofu, mushrooms & veggies, served with brown rice and Shirazi Salad. $12 Add any specialty rice for $2.00

Chicken Kabob – Skewers of marinated and grilled chicken with vegetables served with Saffron Basmati rice and Shirazi Salad. Chicken Breast $13 Substitute Zereshk Polo or any other specialty rice for $2.00

Spicy chicken kabob – Made with our special sauce…contains dairy. Prices same as above.

Koubideh Kabob – Specially seasoned ground beef, marinated with Persian spices, wrapped around skewers and grilled on open-flame, served with Basmati rice. $13
Add Zereshk polo for $2.00

Spicy Koubideh - Made with our special sauce…contains dairy. Prices same as above.

Mahi Kabob - Skewers of marinated wild Mahi-Mahi grilled with vegetables, served with our Sabzi polo (rice cooked with dill, fenugreek, leek and parsley). $14

Salmon Kabob - Wild Salmon fillet, seasoned and grilled, served with vegetables and our Sabzi polo (rice cooked with dill, fenugreek, leek and parsley). $14
A note… that this dish is well worth the 30-35 minute wait.


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Soltan Banoo Restaurant - Eclectic Persian Cuisine
4645 Park Blvd. San Diego, California 92116
(619) 298-2801

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Soltan Banoo Persian Food