Cafe Izmir


"Voted Best Mediterranean Restaurant" by Dallas Observer Readers


Come dine with us at Cafe Izmir for an unforgettable experience.  For more than 20 years our guests have shared great food and lively conversations with their family, friends (and romantic partners) in our comfortable, unpretentious restaurant.  Our friendly staff welcomes everyone as warmly as one welcomes an old friend. 

Our authentic, flavorful Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine will please your senses of taste and smell.  Enjoy mouth-watering Old-World recipes from Lebanon, Spain, Persia, Armenia, and similar cultures, including our creamy hummus; spicy eegra; tangy ziziki; garden, fresh Greek and Turkish salads; tender beef, chicken, and lamb, marinated and grilled; beef, lamb and chicken; and other dishes, desserts, and teas and coffees.  Our guests can order alone or share their meals tapas style offering you to try a wider variety of food.  Café Izmir enhances your dining experience with wines that are selectively paired to the restaurant’s cuisine.  On select days you will relax to the sounds of live music featuring cool jazz and Spanish guitar.

Café Izmir loves to host small to medium sized events, such as dinners, meetings, showers, parties, and presentations at our Greenville, Downtown Dallas and Plano locations (up to 250 people).  Café Izmir also has a robust catering service that brings our flavorful food to your doorstep.  We have a reliable, timely ordering and delivery system that will contribute to the success of your meetings and other events. 

Discerning diners have enjoyed our family recipes, handed down by Mama Nazary by her Armenian grandmother’s family, at our Greenville Avenue location for 20 years. 




There is nothing better than listening to the feel-good music of two of Dallas’ finest musicians, Mark Ayers and Stanley Glenn. Performing as Brother 2 Brother, the deeply talented duo performs every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evening at Café Izmir in downtown Dallas. 
The cool jazz and popular music played by Brother to Brother will keep your toes tapping and sweep away the stress of your workday. Brother to Brother style and song selection blends perfectly with the relaxed ambience of Café Izmir.


Helio offers rich musical flavors performing in several bands of Latin, Jazz and many other musical styles, emerging as lead vocalist, guitarist, and percussionist.  Most recently, Helio's smooth tunes and incredible gift for concert quality voice and guitar have been capturing Dallas audiences in a blissful Latin ambience. You can see him at our Plano location on Saturday nights and Greenville on Fridays.  


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