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870 Upper James Street, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
905-388-8864
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English first
Hamilton, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Need to be updated, looks very old and dirty, the food is actually good, very good for take out (away)

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Toronto, Canada
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56 reviews 56 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013 via mobile

Came here for a quick lunch. Service was super speedy. Chicken shawerma was average. Not very flavorful but not bad either.

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Hamilton, Canada
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81 reviews 81 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

Tarboosh is a small Mediterranean restaurant that serves faster fast food and sit down meals. I was in a hurry so I just ordered a Falafel Shawarma to go. It had flavour, texture and the Falafel balls were not greasy at all. I’ve been there a few times and I plan to take the time to try out some of... More

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Canada
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64 reviews 64 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Small family run restaurant, great service, cheap delicious food. The interior hasn't changed in a long time, but it doesn't matter since the food is great! Perfect for a fast cheap meal, eating in is also good.

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Port Dover, Ontario
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39 reviews 39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

Over the past six or so years Tarboosh has become our restaurant of choice when we are hankering for Lebanese food. It is a small family run business and as such the service is sometimes a little slow, but worth the wait. We like to order the mixed plate which allows you choice of four items and comes with pita... More

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Hamilton, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

We were recommended this restaurant, and although we are not experts in this cuisine. We have enjoyed all our meals. Certainly not a fine dining surrounding, but you expect that from the start. The portion sizes are much larger if you decide to eat in than take out we found. Really enjoyed the falafel, baba ghanoush (not overly salty) and... More

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Caledonia, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

Simple place, not fancy at all, but the food is great and authentic!

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Ancaster, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

chicken shwarma was disgusting. I will never go back. Staff were rather "unpleasant" as well.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2008

Although the service is slow on occasion (not always)...I love the food at this restaurant. I have been going there for many years and have taken a lot of people there to enjoy the food. Wickedly good beef Shawarma sandwiches (with hot sauce & garlic sauce). I'm addicted to Mahalabia!

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Additional Information about Tarboosh

Address: 870 Upper James Street, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: 905-388-8864
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
Cuisine: Lebanese

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