11 East Aspen Street
Flagstaff, Arizona, 86001
Phone: (928) 214-9270
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/MountainOasisFlagstaff/
It was a cold day with light snow when we ended up at Mountain Oasis; a kind of happy accident, since we didn't know what we wanted to eat for lunch. As we walked from eatery to eatery, reading the menus posted in the windows, we only became more confused on which one to choose. Then we happened upon Mountain Oasis, spotted "Gyro" on the menu, and knew this was the one. Upon entering, you are immediately hit with the cozy atmosphere, greeted in a friendly manner, and given time to read the menu and take in all the décor. This bistro, as it portrays this term perfectly, is about 14 years old; it reminded us of a favorite bistro in Cortez, CO we like to go to, but on a smaller scale.
I chose the Pork Lettuce Wraps for an appetizer, since my hubby had never eaten anything like this before. The sauce is vinegar based and was sweet, spicy, but a mild heat; it made our mouths hum, and it was very difficult not to lick the plate clean. The pork was tender and the vegetables, especially the lettuce, had that freshly picked from the garden taste.
For our main lunch courses, I went with the Gyro; the meat was juicy with a slight char on the edges, fresh vegetables and a delectable tzatziki sauce; on the side was a cup of the tomato vegetable soup which was very herbal and savory. Hubby had the Cheesesteak with a perfect blend of peppers, onions, cheese and meat on a warm, crusty roll; pumpkin soup was his choice and it was sweet with a rich, pumpkin flavor. By the way, all the sauces and soups are house made; no bottled or canned stuff loaded with preservatives; Mountain Oasis is proud of being fresh!
|Gyro and Tomato Vegetable Soup|
|Cheesesteak with Pumpkin Soup.|
No matter what time of year it is, if you are looking for cozy and comfort in your dining, and just happen to be in the Flagstaff, Arizona area; definitely check out this little bistro...Mountain Oasis International Restaurant.