Bavel (New) - Middle Eastern in DTLA

I’ve been waiting for Bavel
to open in DTLA.

Bavel opened in the Artist District 
in April 2018.

A Middle Eastern restaurant,
from the team at Bestia.

Lemonade Time!

Sparkling lemonades to start:


pink lemonade with pomegranate 

& cinnamon


classic lemonade with date syrup

Duck ‘Nduja Hummus

with creamy garbanzo beans, jerusalem mix spice, herbs

It’s as good as it looks!

Don’t forget to mix in the cilantro...

Fried Pita

Purple Butter Lettuce Salad 

with rose water buttermilk vinaigrette, 
turnips and za'atar

Middle Eastern Aged Meats

Loved the prosciutto with pistachio.

Chicken Liver Flatbread 

with merguez spice, caramelized onions, sour sumac onions and fresh dill.

I would’ve never thought to put

chicken livers on a flatbread,

but it was really good!

Grilled Octopus 

With herbed yogurt, fried squid ink pita, capers, smoked paprika oil and turmeric pickled onions.

Wagyu Beef Cheek Tajine

with braised cheeks, chiles, preserved lemon, turnips, green garbanzo and a side of couscous.

The beef was so tender.

We didn’t save room for dessert,

will have to be back.

A Note from Bavel:

A 4% charge is added to all checks to benefit our back of the house employees. Adding the charge directly to the check is the only legal way for us to assist in raising the standards of non-tipped employees. Thank you for supporting our staff. If you would like this charge removed, simply let your server know.

(Not many places take care of their Back-of-House people like this, speaking as someone who 
works BOH.)

A great evening with friends,
everything was good.

Highly recommended to get a reservation,
be open and try some new things.

I’ll be back again!

Photos by Jay Terauchi
(c) Jay Terauchi 
Jay Eats Worldwide 


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