If you look at the online menu for Ayse's prior to arriving at the restaurant, you may come prepared to order something that struck your fancy. But the actual offerings on a given day are a very small subset of what is shown on the online menu, so there's a good chance that what you hoped to order won't be available.
I opted for the "Spicy Cabbage Stew with Lamb", and my wife selected an eggplant stuffed with lamb. Both came with rice, although in different styles. Both dishes contained small amounts of (ground) lamb, but the cabbage was nowhere near spicy, even by the most lenient criteria. I requested some hot sauce, and after an inexplicable delay some Turkish pepper flakes and a Turkish hot paste were delivered, both of which improved the flavoring. Overall, though, the main dishes were reminiscent of what one would expect to find in a cafeteria or a grocery store's hot food bar, and both seemed vastly overpriced in light of their ingredients. The meal's inclusion of (a rather flavorless red lentil) soup didn't improve the experience, and the bland rice didn't contribute much either.
Ayse's serves beer and wine, but the wines (by the bottle) are way too expensive. Although I welcome Ann Arbor's array of ethnic restaurants, Ayese's unfortunately doesn't enhance that category.
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