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About Us

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Welcome to Carnival Restaurant!

Since 1984, our family-owned and operated establishment has been a culinary haven for Southern California. Nestled in the heart of the San Fernando Valley on Woodman Ave. in Sherman Oaks, California, we celebrate Lebanese culture through our wholesome, natural cuisine.

What Sets Us Apart:

  • Our chefs work tirelessly to prepare home-cooked meals using the freshest ingredients.

  • We source lamb, beef, and chicken from local markets, ensuring quality and flavor.

  • Distinctive flavors come alive with garlic, olive oil, and a blend of aromatic spices.

​Our Culinary Journey:

  • Lunch or dinner, every meal at Carnival Restaurant is a feast. Dive into our Lebanese fast-food classics:

    • Humos: Mashed chickpeas in sesame oil.

    • Fool: Flavorful beans.

    • Labneh: Creamy yogurt.

    • Stuffed Grape Leaves, Eggplant, and Lentil Soup.

    • Shawarma (beef/chicken) and Falafel sandwiches.

    • Fresh Arabic/Tabouli salads.

Signature Dishes:

  • Kafta: Ground beef with potatoes.

  • Daily specials like Molukia, Sheik Mehshi, and Stuffed Chicken.

  • Succulent Lamb Shanks and perfectly grilled Shish-kababs (beef/chicken).

Indulge in Sweets:

  • Traditional desserts await:

    • Baklava: Layers of flaky pastry and honey.

    • Knafeh: A sweet cheese pastry.

    • Nammoura and Ashtalia Pudding.

    • Pair these delights with a robust cup of Arabic coffee.

At Carnival Restaurant, our culinary heritage is a point of pride. We invite you to savor our artful cooking and make yourself at home. Thank you for letting us serve you!

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