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  • Eastern European
  • 523 8th St SE, Washington DC20003 38.882024 -76.9953419
  • (Btwn E & G St SE)
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  • (202) 813-3039
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Dinner

Spreads

Ustipci Ili Lepinja bread basket. choice of lepinja, fried sourdough or mixed served with three traditional spreads   6.00

Kajmak Bar

Comes With Crispy Lavash Chips

Spicy Crab ajvar / crab / cilantro / pickled chiles   10.00
Blue Cheese charred onion / bacon / whipped blue cheese   6.00
Cured Salmon capers / dill / onions / lemon   9.00

Dips

Comes With Crispy Lavash Chips

Hummus paprika / olive oil   5.00
Urnebes aged cow cheese / ajvar / chili flakes   5.00
Smoked Trout Dip pickled jalapeño / cilantro / mayo   6.00

Flatbreads

From Our Stone Hearth Oven

Grilled Chicken & Sausage ajvar / kajmak / pickled onion / homemade sausage   9.00
White kajmak / cured aged cow’s cheese / fresh herbs true paste / olive oil   8.00

Mezze, Soup & Salad

Cheese Pie crispy phyllo / cucumber yogurt / roasted red pepper sauce   6.00
Teleca Krem Corba veal & vegetable soup. sour cream / fresh chive   7.00
Creamy Zucchini Soup zucchini / potato / sundried tomato   7.00
Sopska Salata balkan salad. tomato / pepper / cucumber / onion / aged cheese   7.00
Salata Sa Pecenom Bundevom roasted squash salad. mixed greens / panko-crusted mozzarella / crispy bacon pomegranate dressing   8.00
Mezze Platter For Two sliced meats / aged cheese / bacon-wrapped prunes / red pepper spread / fresh lepinja   16.00

Vegetables

Sumske Pecurke roasted mushroom crepes. red pepper emulsion / béchamel / gouda   8.00
Slojevi Cvekle baby red & yellow beets. pork "cracklins" / goat cheese mousse / toasted walnut / fresh chive. can be made vegetarian   8.00
Grilovane Spargll grilled asparagus. veloute / crispy prosciutto / pumpkin / quail egg. can be made vegetarian   7.00
Prokelj Sa Slaninim brussels sprouts with bacon. lemon & garlic yogurt   7.00
Cabbage Casuela braised cabbage / dry pepper / yogurt / lepinja   7.00

Seafood

Losos sesame crusted salmon. horseradish sauce / spicy eggplant / arugula   10.00
Dagnje drunken mussels. rakija / garlic / capers / lemon / baguette / cream   8.00
Gambori U Paradjz Sosu shrimp in tomato sauce. rakia / ajvar / fennel   9.00
Grilovane Lignje grilled calamari with gremolata. fresh herbs / diced pepper / lemon   9.00

Meat & Poultry

Manastirska Piletina almond-crusted chicken. walnut / green apple / chive / wasabi mayonnaise   8.00
Prebranac baked beans & sausage. baked serbian beans / onion / roasted pepper / paprika   7.00
Svinjski File bacon & peanut pork tenderloin. miso-mustard tarragon / mashed potato   10.00
Pileci Kebab chicken kebab. grilled cherry tomato / pickled onion   7.00
Cevapi balkan kebab. beef & pork / roasted pepper / aged cheese / charred onion / coriander / chili   10.00
Ambar Burger urnebes / cucumber yogurt / cabbage slaw   12.00
Pacije Grudi grilled duck breast. duck "cracklins" / orange-sa ron glazed onion / allspice jus   11.00
Sarma stuffed sour cabbage. pork belly / cabbage juice / jasmine rice / yogurt   9.00
Ribic veal stew. root vegetables / kajmak / lepinja   12.00

Large Plates

Sharing For Two People

Marinated Crusted Trout ajvar "zarandeado" / marinated fennel / arugula   21.00
Karadjordjeva veal schnitzel. bread crust / kajmak / cucumber tartar / yukon potato mash   19.00
Mixed Grilled Meats pork loin / sausage / balkan kebab / chicken / balkan burger potato wedges / pepper spread   28.00
Grilovana Rozbratna rib eye steak. grass-fed rib eye steak / cognac jus / kajmak mashed potato / balkan salad   29.00

 

Brunch

Mezze, Soup & Salad

Sopska Salata balkan salad. tomato / peppers / cucumber onions / aged cheese   7.00
Pileca Salata chicken salad. iceberg / roasted sesame seeds / garlic mayo   7.00
Salata Sa Pecurkama wild mushroom salad. romaine / anchovy parmesan dressing   6.00
Teleca Krem Corba white veal soup. with sour cream & fresh chives   7.00
Kokosija Supa chicken soup. carrots / parsnip / celery / fresh parsley   7.00
Suckling Pig baguette / olive salad / jalapeno chili   9.00
Mezze Platter For Two sliced meats / aged cheese red pepper spread / warm cornbread   16.00

Sandwiches

Choice Of Mixed Green Salad Or Homemade Potatoes

Somun Sa Prsutom balkan panini. prosciutto / arugula roasted red peppers / kajmak   11.00
Tikvice zucchini "burger". red pepper spread / sunflower seeds gouda cheese   9.00
Egg BLT bacon / eggs / lettuce / tomato   9.00
Pljeskavica balkan burger. balkan-style hamburger / cucumber yogurt roasted pepper cheese spread   11.00
Pohovana Piletina fried chicken sandwich. almond & walnut crusted / spring mix apple-wasabi slaw   12.00

Eggs

Egg Benedict english muffin / ajvar / prosciutto kajmak sauce   10.00
Salmon Omelet smoked salmon / spinach / capers red onions / cream cheese   12.00
Prosciutto Omelet leeks / ajvar / arugula / prosciutto   12.00
Steak & Eggs sirloin / homemade fried potatoes chimichurri sauce   11.00
Balkan Scrambled Egg red & yellow peppers / onion / aged cheese with homemade potatoes   10.00

Pastries & Crepes

Cheese Pie urnebes / arugula   6.00
Chicken Roulade mushrooms / gouda / lemon mint sauce   9.00
Meat Pie sliced meats / aged cheese   9.00
Roasted Mushroom Crepe red pepper emulsion / bechamel / gouda   8.00
Ham & Cheese Crepe gouda / cream / tartar sauce red pepper spread   9.00

Sweets

Cinnamon Sweet Sourdough with your choice of nutella or homemade jam   7.00
Poached Pear Waffle with house-made caramel sauce   9.00
Fried Apple Rings amaretto marinated green apples / homemade jam   8.00
Strawberry Waffle with nutella & whipped cream   9.00

 

Unlimited Brunch includes an endless selection of all plates below plus bottomless brunch drinks (all guests at table must participate)   35.00

Brunch Drinks

Traditional Mimosa house champagne / fresh orange juice   
Ambar Mimosa champagne / peach purée / blood orange   
Bloody Mary vodka / tomato / onion / celery / horseradish / worcestershire   

 

Dessert

The Four Chocolates dark chocolate biscuit, dark chocolate mousse, milk chocolate chantilly, almond crumble and passion fruit espuma. served with raspberry sorbet.   8.00
Forest Gnocchi chocolate mousse, bitter orange cake, ground chocolate, orange gelee, tarragon gnocchi, passion fruit espuma with black tea sauce.   6.00
Panna Cotta white chocolate panna cotta with strawberry yogurt & hazelnut biscuit.   6.00
Balkan Style Apple Pie with apple gelee, baked apple ice cream, caramel mousse and almond crumble.   7.00
Ice Cream & Sorbet baked apple ice cream, lemon basil sorbet and raspberry sorbet served together   6.00

Happy Hour $4

 

Balkan Salad tomato / pepper / cucumber / onion / aged cheese   
Bread Basket choice of lepinja, fried sourdough or mixed served with two traditional spreads   
Balkan Kebab beef & pork / roasted pepper / aged cheese charred onion / coriander / chili   
Urnebes Dip cow’s cheese / ajvar / chili flakes / lavash bread   
Hummus paprika / olive oil / served with lavash chips   
Drunken Mussels rakija / garlic / capers / lemon / baguette / cream   

 

Beers tecate / dos equis   
Wines house red or white   

Cocktails

Mango Lemonade vodka / mango puree / simple syrup / lemon   
Margarita Classic tequila / agave nectar / fresh lime   
Mojito Classic light rum / simple syrup / mint / lime   

 

Pivo

Beer

Corona    6.00
Fat Tire Amber    8.00
Fat Tire Trippel    8.00
Wittekerke Witbier    8.00
Flying Dog IPA    8.00
Guinness    8.00
Dos Equis Lager    6.00
National Bohemian    6.00
Magic Hat #9    8.00
Tecate    6.00
Nectar    9.00
Jelen   (16.9oz) 11.00

Specialty Cocktails

Margarita Classic tequila / agave nectar / fresh muddled lime   9.00
Mojito Classic light rum / simple syrup / fresh muddled mint & lime   9.00
Mango Lemonade vodka / mango puree / simple syrup / fresh muddled lemon   8.00
Podgorica grappa rakia / aji amarillo / passion fruit / mango / lime   12.00
Skoplje pear rakia / mezcal / spiced pear puree / sour mix / lime   12.00
Zagreb Rakia Sour grappa rakia / lime / bitters / egg whites   12.00
Sumadija Ice Tea sljivovitz old plum brandy / water / becherovka / brown sugar cinnamon   11.00
Belgrade Mule sljivovitz old plum brandy / ginger beer / lime juice   10.00
Tricycle 007 Manhattan quince rakia / martini blanco vermouth / bitters   12.00
Sofia Negroni apricot rakia / campari / sweet vermouth   12.00
Sarajevo Old Fashion sljivovitz old plum brandy / rye whiskey / bitters / cane syrup   11.00

Wines By The Glass

Penusavo Vino

Sparkling Wines

Zonin Prosecco Veneto italy, nv   11.00
Ariola Lambrusco Amabile Romagna italy, nv   12.00
Cricova Chard Pn sb bulgaria, nv   10.00

Belo Vino

White Wines

Albastrele Sauvignon Blanc moldova, 11   10.00
Benvenuti Malvasia croatia, 10   12.00
Piquentum Malvasia croatia, 10   12.00
Belje Welschriesling croatia, 09   12.00
Ivanovic Tamianika serbia, 09   10.00
Stobi Zilavka macedonia, 11   11.00
Italico Pinot Grigio Veneto italy, 11   10.00
Dom De La Ferrandiere Chardonnay france, 11   11.00

Crveno Vino

Red Wines

Stobi Vranac macedonia, 11   11.00
Bulgariana Cabernet Sauvignon bulgaria, 11   10.00
Agrina Portuguiser serbia, 11   11.00
Amedeo Sangiovese Chianti italy, 11   10.00
Visconti Rocca Riserva Montepulciano italy, 07   11.00
La Vis Dipinti Pinot Noir Trentino italy, 10   10.00
Bulgariana Cab syrah bulgaria, 08   10.00
merlot, rubin, mavrud bulgaria   10.00

 

Consuming Raw Or Undercooked Meats, Poultry, Seafood, Shellfish Or Eggs May Increase Your Risk Of Foodborne Illness. Please Inform Your Server Of Any Food Allergies.
Ambar
523 8th St SE
Btwn E & G St SE
(202) 813-3039
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