Experience the Beauty of the Simple Bean
Fava, lentils, chickpeas, and other legumes have been the staple of a healthy Mediterranean diet for millennia. Come enjoy our modern twist on these classic staples. We promise you won't leave hungry. Let us show up why these simple beans have sustained armies.
The Simple Bean Packs a Powerful Punch
The Roman bean was the staple food that supported the Roman legions on the conquest through Europe. In fact, there is as much protein in these beans as their equivalent weight in poultry, fish, pork, or beef. They create a much smaller carbon footprint than these other sources. They also help revitalize soils as they add nutrients back into the soils to help other plants grow.
The Advantages of Legumes
142g Protein

Beef only has 117g of protein per pound. Pork or Chicken both have on 123g per pound.
0.9kgs of CO2

1 kg of beef creates 27kg of carbon. Pork - 12kg, Chicken 6.9kg
240g Fiber

The dietary fiber provided by all the other major animal protein sources are almost zero.

That's the reason some Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisines use them.
Not only is eating legumes good for you and the plant, but they also taste amazing. They are used in such a variety of dishes that you can almost never get bored because there are so many options from which to choose. Come try one of our specialty dishes and see how the humble bean can be so amazing.
Explore Some of Our Popular Dishes
These dishes are have been voted to be some of our customers' favorites.
Come Visit Us
Drop by or reserve a table. We would love to meet you and share with you the wonders of the simple bean.
Corner of Melrose & Wilson in Bushwick
Brooklyn, NY 11206
Phone: (347) 365-0461
Email: reservations@cafava.com
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