Craving for some authentic and halal Middle Eastern Cuisine in the heart of Mississauga? East Tea Can is your perfect place to be. From freshly baked bread to their spicy grilled kabab, everything is flavorsome, making you want to come back for more.
The blue wooden door at the entrance entices you to step into the fresh and welcoming world of hospitality. Each nook and cranny of this place is a reminder of a very hippy and unorthodox view of the Middle East.
The menu offers a wide variety of Middle Eastern dishes to choose from. The food here doesn’t just taste great, the way it’s presented is a feast for the eyes too. They serve delicious Kababs on hanging skewers which is marinated and grilled to perfection. It pairs well with seasoned rice and sauce.
The Mezze menu has several hot and cold items. Hummus with beef is a must try though. The dip platter comes in four small, beautiful glasses namely, Hummus, Bummus, Dummus, and Mutabbal, each adorned with a flower. It is served with freshly baked bread. They bake their bread in-house in a dome-shaped brick oven that is hard to miss. Needless to say, the brick oven adds to the overall vibe of the restaurant.
Their grill menu is scrumptious. For instance, if you order the mixed grill, you get to enjoy different kababs such as Iraqi Kabab skewer and Tikka skewer. Also, the Shish Tawook skewer comes with grilled vegetables and, pickles. Additionally, you have a choice of fries, rice or salad as a side dish. Fresh pomegranate juice is the perfect partner to wash down all that meat.
Desserts here are as amazing as the main course. Halawet Jazar is a sweet, creamy carrot pudding that will certainly make you fall in love with Middle Eastern food.
This place is a true representation of Middle Eastern hospitality and warmth. Tea is the apex of their culture. Their tea menu which is also their specialty consists of six different types of tea. No food is complete without those rose-colored, aromatic tea full of healthy goodness.