Welcome to Caravan

Middle-Eastern food in Telluride

We cater too!



Caravan serves a variety of Middle-Eastern food out of our trailer on the La Cocina de Luz patio in Telluride, Colorado. We provide a fast, affordable and healthy product that, as much as possible, stays true to the traditions of this ancient cuisine. Caravan serves many vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free menu items. Our meats are raised naturally without the use of chemical additives and we use organic, local and whole foods ingredients whenever possible. Come get some take-out, then, eat at a table on the patio or dine indoors at La Cocina de Luz. We’re open daily weather permitting.

We also make nutritional and organic smoothies that are great as a meal replacement or as a treat.
Read more about them along with our drink offerings.

  • Falafel Sandwich
    handmade, seasoned garbanzo bean patties in pita bread with tahini or tzaziki sauce, lettuce & tomatoes & two sides

    a la carte – 7.75
    with choice of two sides – 13

  • Chicken Shish-Kebab
    za’atar seasoned free range chicken with choice of two sides & pita bread**

    a la carte – 10.75
    with choice of two sides – 14

  • Beef Shish-Kebab
    tomato, garlic & thyme marinated steak with choice of two sides & pita bread**

    a la carte – 11.75
    with choice of two sides – 15

  • Lamb Kofta Shish-Kebab

    Colorado ground lamb with choice of two sides & pita bread**

    a la carte – 11.75
    with choice of two sides – 15

  • Mezze vegetarian sampler
    5 side dish items served with pita – 12


  • Hummus
    pureed garbanzo beans, tahini, extra virgin olive oil & lemon served with pita*
  • Baba Ganouj
    puree of roasted eggplant, tahini, lemon & garlic with pita*
  • Tabouli
    parsley salad with quinoa, tomato, lemon & olive oil*
  • Lentil Soup
    with cauliflower, roasted tomatoes & ginger
  • Baklava
    almonds and walnuts in layers of filo, sweetened with maple syrup, honey, rose & wild orange essential oil
  • spanikopita
    spinach pie, dill, feta, filo pastry
  • shepherd’s salad
    organic greens with tomatoes, cucumbers, Kalamata olives & lemon-red wine vinaigrette dressing with optional feta cheese

    small salad — 5.50

  • French Fries
    handmade from organic local potatoes with aoli or ketchup*
  • Falafels
    five deep-fried garbanzo bean patties with fresh herbs & spices, with tzaziki or tahini sauce*
  • *Vegan
    **gluten free crackers available

Smoothies and Drinks

  • Tropical
    banana, mango, pineapple, papaya, coconut milk and orange
  • Triple Berry
    banana, raspberry, blueberry and strawberry with rice milk and apple juice
  • Whole Meal Vegetable
    kale, carrot, banana, rice milk, mango, apple, quinoa and vegan protein mix
  • Anti-Oxidant
    banana, strawberry, blueberry, raspberry, acai, goji berries, rice milk, pomegranate and apple juice
  • Izze & Blue Sky Sodas
  • Coconut Water
  • Whole Meal Fruit
    banana, raspberry, blueberry, strawberry, rice milk, mango, apple, quinoa and vegan protein mix

The idea behind whole-meal smoothies is simple. Get a balanced tasty fresh meal in a form that is flexible, portable and easily digested and includes a complete profile of nutritional building blocks for a healthy energetic and athletic day. We only use organic product and avoid processing the foods involved to provide the most powerful, freshest, raw connection to natural energy. Read more.

Full service catering

Caravan Catering

Caravan offers full-service catering for parties, large events, weddings etc.

Our past jobs include large event catering for local festivals as well as conferences, dinner parties, rehearsal dinners, wedding receptions, and film shoots. We have all the equipment necessary to travel and cook in almost any location. Whether it’s a small dinner party or an eight hundred person event we are happy to discuss all details of your occasion and look forward to working with you.


Over twenty years experience preparing many different types of cuisine with all kinds of dietary needs.

Below is a list of Middle Eastern Menu Items we are familiar with. Our regular daily menu daily is also available. If there’s something you don’t see and would like us to prepare, please let us know.

  • Morrocan Beet and Carrot Salad
  • Lamb or Pumpkin Boreks, Turkish Pastries
  • Fattoush, Pita Bread Salad with romaine lettuce, cucumbers , tomatoes and
  • Feta cheese
  • Braised Lamb Shanks with Preserved Lemon and Green Spanish Olives
  • Chicken Tagine with Dates, Honey and Orange Essence
  • Seafood Tagine with Saffron
  • Moussaka
  • Cous-Cous
  • Rice Pilaf

Contact us

Get in touch

Orders to-go

Order by phone today!

Give us a call. Our Phone number is 970-728-5611
Hours daily
Summer: 10am – 5pm
Winter: 11am-4pm (weather permitting)


Why Organic?

We believe in supporting local and organic food production because it’s better for our health, for the environment and for our local and national economy. Eating better and living a healthier life is just the start. Over the last century the price of food has been artificially driven down due to the availability of inexpensive petro-chemical fertilizers that give quick results yet do not sustain or give back to the soil. Chemical pesticides and herbicides also make it cheap and easy to generate profits while ignoring the fact that these poisons are present in the food, the soil and are being washed downstream. This has caused the cost of food to go down while our health has diminished due to all these toxins in our systems.

It is as Michael Pollan so eloquently puts it “cheap food at any cost”. Food quality and price goes down and inversely our personal health is compromised and subsequently our national health care go up. In addition, when we support our local farmers we put money back into out communities and we decrease the amount of fuel required to transport our food which cuts back on harmful emissions and the environmental costs involved in petroleum production. Supporting sustainable agriculture and ranching is an investment in our personal well being, the future of food production, a cleaner environment and a more stable economy.

Presently we work to source most of our ingredients with this in mind. Some ingredients are simply not available, are only available seasonally, or are so expensive that are menu prices would be much higher than they are now. We will purchase non-certified ‘organic’ produce locally as some farmers do not yet have the budget or desire to go through the certification process. Below is a list of everything we are getting organic (exception the cheese) at this time. Additional information describes whether it is local, seasonal, etc. and what it’s for where necessary. We did not include our antibiotic or hormone-free beef or pork products as they are mostly grass-fed but also receive GMO corn in their diet. We are working on a new beef source. The pork we use is local, is fed conventionally grown hay and grain mix as well as milk from a small dairy operation.

  • Anasazi Beans, local
  • Apples, local (fresh juices)
  • Bananas
  • Black Beans
  • Butter
  • Cauliflower
  • Carrots, seasonally local
  • Celery, seasonally local
  • Cheese, Monterey Jack and Cheddar (rBGH-free, certified GMO-free, but not organic)
  • Chicken
  • Coconut (vegan ice cream)
  • Cones, gluten-free (for ice cream)
  • Corn Meal, Blue and Yellow
  • Cucumbers (fresh juices)
  • Eggs, local year round but not organic
  • Egg Yolks (ice cream)
  • Flour, all purpose
  • Ginger (fresh juices)
  • Herbs, dry (Mt. Rose Herbs)
  • Kale (fresh juices)
  • Ketchup
  • Lemons (fresh juices)
  • Lemonade
  • Maple Syrup
  • Milk, Whole
  • Milk, Rice
  • Milk, Almond
  • Milk, Soy
  • Milk, Half and Half (ice cream)
  • Milk, Cream
  • Parsley
  • Peanut Butter (ice cream)
  • Pineapples (fresh juices)
  • Oranges (fresh juices)
  • Rice, Short Grain Brown
  • Rice, Long Grain, White (Horchata)
  • Rice Syrup, Brown (vegan ice cream)
  • Sour Cream
  • Spring Mix (salad) seasonally local
  • Sugar (aka evaporated cane syrup)
  • Strawberries, Frozen (ice cream)
  • Strawberry Jam
  • Swiss Chard
  • Tomatos, seasonally
  • Tomatillos, seasonally
  • Tortillas, corn and wheat
  • Turmeric, seasonally (fresh juices)
  • Wheat Grass (fresh juices)
  • Zucchini