has been family owned and operated in Alameda since 1996. Co-owners
Mustafa Yildirim and Muhittin Arpaci both hail from Turkey, a country
known for its generous hospitality and delicious Mediterranean cuisine.
Together, they have over 30 years of experience in East Bay and
San Francisco restaurants.
Asena features fresh, elegant Cal-Med cuisine and our menu changes
every season. Our bread, soups, and most pastas are made by hand,
everyday. Our wine list is one of the most comprehensive in the
East Bay, and also changes seasonally. We are proud to offer a boutique
bar, with many of our own specialty cocktails to compliment your
dining experience. We hold annual “meet the winemaker”
dinners (which sell out early) and have recently featured Kenwood,
Flora Springs, and Alameda’s own Rosenblum Cellars.
We are proud to support other local business by featuring products
from J.P. Seafood, Scalise and Sons, Rosenblum Cellars, and Hangar
One. We are also proud to have supported local schools, religious
and civic organizations with thousands of dollars of gift certificates
donated over the past 10 years.
2006 marks Asena’s 10th anniversary year – we are proud
to have become a local institution and are grateful to our many