Menu

Below, you will find a summary of our offerings. We try to have everything in stock at all times, but we do sell out of items, so call in advance if you want to guarantee that we have your favorites. Everything comes prepackaged and portioned, perfect for stocking up your fridge at home, but we will happily warm your food up for you if you would like to use our outdoor patio or if you would like to take a hot meal to-go! We look forward to seeing you soon!

Remember, you can call your order in ahead of time by calling us at (734) 585-0686 and reserving the dishes that you’d like to eat!

We are only doing take-out and curbside-pickup at this time, thank you for understanding!

El Harissa Menu

d – contains dairy   e – contains egg   g – contains gluten   n – contains nuts   v – vegan

all of our food is halal

all prices include tax 

If an item has two sizes, the prices for each size will be separated by a “/

Appetizers and Dips

Hummus (v) The smoothest in Ann Arbor! A perfectly balanced blend of chickpeas, tahini, and extra virgin olive oil with hints of lemon and garlic – 7.5/13

Toum (e) A bold, creamy garlic spread that you’ll want to put on just about anything – 6

Harissa Dip (v) A zesty and piquant condiment. Classic Tunisian harissa mixed with EVOO, spices, and sweet roasted red pepper. Add to any of our dishes for a flavorful and spicy kick – 6

Tzatziki (d) A refreshing cucumber and yogurt sauce with dill, mint, and sumac. Pair with any of our dishes to add cool and crisp notes – 7

Zaalouk (v) Fire-roasted eggplant pureed with sauteed tomatoes and onion. Seasoned with parsley Moroccan Ras el Hanout–our top-shelf spice blend – 7

Mama Houria (v) A vibrant, Tunisian-spiced carrot spread with spices, garlic, lemon, EVOO, and harissa. Called “Ummak” Houria in Arabic, which means “Your Mother the Fairy.” – 7

Skordalia (v) Smooth and garlicky potatoes whipped with Ethiopian Berbere spices and smoked paprika. Great with bread or as a flavorful mashed potato side – 7

Whipped Feta Blanco (d) Our briny and airy feta spread dotted with Kalamata olives and capers. Perfect with fresh vegetables or toasted pita – 7

Whipped Feta Rosso (d) Tangy and bright feta spread with sun-dried tomatoes, roasted peppers, and fresh basil. Perfectly distills the flavors of the Mediterranean – 7

Stuffed Grape Leaves (v) Bite-sized bundles of seasoned rice and onion, lovingly wrapped in lemony grape leaves. Pairs well with Tzatziki, Skordalia, or Toum – 4.5/8

Sides

Spice Roasted Mushrooms (v) Plump Silver Dollar mushrooms coated and baked in rice and chickpea flour, olive oil, and our North African spice blend. Served with Harissa Dip – 9.5/14

Spice Roasted Cauliflower (v) Crispy cauliflower florets coated and baked in rice and chickpea flour and our North African spice blend. Served with Harissa Dip – 9.5/14

Mujadara Rice (v) A Levantine staple of spiced green lentils and rice. Ours is adorned with carefully caramelized golden onions for a touch of savory-sweetness – 7.5/13

Soups and Stews

Moroccan Lentil Soup (v) Nurturing and filling. Slowly simmered red and green lentils with fragrant spices, fresh herbs, kale, and mirepoix vegetables – 7.5/14

Lablabi (v) A robust and bright chickpea stew with lentils, kale, onions, and loads of warm spices. Our spin on a Tunisian classic – 11

Maghrebi Harissa Chili – Smoky and spicy. Ground beef seasoned with Harissa spices and slowly cooked with chickpeas, lentils, black beans, peppers, and loads of vegetables – 8/14

Salads

Tabboulah (v) A fresh and filling parsley-based salad packed with hand-diced vegetables, quinoa, and tossed in a lemony sumac dressing. Our twist on the Middle Eastern salad – 6.5/12

Tunisian Salad (v) Hand-diced bell peppers, crisp cucumbers, and fresh tomatoes tossed with zesty house-pickled red onions and a minty harissa dressing. An authentic Tunisian staple – 6.5/12

Carthage Salad (v) Tangy, sweet, and savory. Mixed greens topped with poached figs, pomegranate seeds, dates, Kalamata olives, cherry tomatoes, and crunchy chickpeas croutons. Fig, mint, & balsamic dressing – 14

  • add Chicken – 4

Greek Salad (d) Mixed greens topped with crumbled feta, tart grapes, Kalamata olives, pickled red onion, cherry tomato, and crunchy chickpeas. Herby vinaigrette dressing – 14

  • add Chicken – 4

Sun Salad (d,n) Mixed greens topped with anise- and fennel-roasted sweet potato, spiced lentils, jammy dates, feta, pomegranate, and toasted almonds. Tahini green curry dressing – 14.5

  • add Chicken – 4

Pies

Tunisian Egg Tagine (d,e) A frittata-like egg pie packed with blue and gold potato, roasted peppers, spinach, feta, parmesan, mozzarella, and seasoned with herbs and spices – 9.5

Lasagna Bolognese (d,e,g) Stacked high with layers of perfectly spiced tender beef, homemade tomato basil sauce, parmesan, ricotta, and mozzarella – 10.5

Lasagna Verde (d,e,g) Loaded with fresh vegetables, hand-chopped and sauteed to perfection, layered with homemade tomato basil sauce, parmesan, ricotta, and mozzarella – 10.5

Bacalao Fish Pie (e) A “Maritime Shepherd’s Pie!” A base of salt cod, tilapia, sardine, carrots, and leeks topped with spiced whipped potatoes – 10

Entrées

Chicken Chermoula w/Rice (e) Brined, seared, then baked to capture all of its flavor, our crowd-favorite chicken is juicy and delicious. Served over rice with our herby, garlicky, lemony Chermoula Sauce – 9.5/16

Chicken Tagine – Boneless chicken thigh, rubbed in spices, then cooked until perfectly tender in a slurry of spinach, green olives, preserved lemon, onion, jalapeño and ginger. Served with rice or couscous – 15.5

Root Vegetable & Date Tagine (v) Savory-sweet slow-roasted carrot, parsnip, sweet and golden potato, caramelized onion, pomegranate molasses, Medjool dates, and tangy preserved lemon. Served with rice or couscous – 15

Merguez Meatballs (e) Inspired by the Maghrebi sausage, our spiced lamb and beef meatballs are hand-rolled with onions and herbs and coated with a thick tomato sauce. Served with saffron rice or couscous – 9/16

Berber Terrine du Poulet (e) A ground chicken cake, baked with red and golden potatoes, green onions, eggs, fenugreek and other curry spices. Served with a citrusy coconut curry sauce – 12

Dessert

Black Tea and Saffron Rice Pudding (n,v) A vegan rice pudding made with oat milk, spiced with a cardamom black tea and saffron. Filled with juicy raisins, and topped with pistachios, toasted almonds, and rose petals. – 5.5/9

Baklava (d,g,n) Sold in two sizes, 4 pieces and 7 pieces. An excellent dessert to cap off a delicious El Harissa meal. – 5/8.5

Basbousa (g,n) *Not Always Available* A deliciously spiced and perfectly moist Semolina Flour cake, varieties of which can be found throughout East Africa, North Africa, and the Middle East. Our take is flavored with cardamom, rose water, almonds, coconuts, and a hint of lime. -3.5

Turkish delight (n) Sold by the box. Made with hazelnuts and coconut. – 9

Gelato

5/7.50/10.50

~ Apricot Peach Cardamom 

~ Baklava Rosewater (g,n) 

~ Birthday Cake 

~ Cherry Chocolate Almond (n) 

~ Dulce de Leche 

~ Dutch Fudge Cookies & Cream (g) 

~ Lavender Honey 

~ Lemon Ginger Sorbetto (v) 

~ Mackinac Island Fudge 

~ Mango Sorbetto (v) 

~ Mexican Chipotle Chocolate

~ Pomegranate Sorbetto (v) 

~ Roasted Pistachio (n) 

~ Spiced Hazelnut Fig (n) 

 ~ Strawberry (v) 

~ Swiss Chocolate 

~ Tahitian Vanilla 

~ Tiramisu (g) 

~ Toasted Coconut

~ Turkish Roast 

       

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