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5000 Valley West Blvd # 19, Arcata, CA 95521
707.826.2121
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 22
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 2
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Yummy

Just a little restaurant in a little shopping center. Quite impressed with the food. The Tsatziki sauce was definitely hand made, so tasty. I had the rice instead of the French fries (which I hear are really good), it was very tasty. The Gyros was very tasty. Good prices. Recommend for a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
Lee Ann L
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Petaluma, California, United States
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Petaluma, California, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Just a little restaurant in a little shopping center. Quite impressed with the food. The Tsatziki sauce was definitely hand made, so tasty. I had the rice instead of the French fries (which I hear are really good), it was very tasty. The Gyros was very tasty. Good prices. Recommend for a quick, easy, simple meal....will return.

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Walnut Creek, California
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160 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This place was very good, the service was friendly and the food was prepared to order quickly and was very good. Kababs of all kinds, falafels and giros are all made to order with fresh cooked ingredients. Great place

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Wauconda, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

When I'm in Arcata, I usually eat at fast food, pizza style joints because my grandsons prefer these places over most other restaurants. The Kebab Cafe is within walking distance of the hotel, The Hampton Inn, which becomes my "home" when I am visiting my grandsons. I took a chance the last time I visited just 2 weeks ago. Although... More 

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McKinleyville, California, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I love this little place. Not much to it, some cheesy decorations but I don't come for the view I come for the food! Super fresh, big portions. Great Greek choices and burgers. I love their gyros Try the atomic mushrooms. They are the bomb!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I had the lamb kebab and it was delicious. It was just me and my boyfriend there. I asked one of the waitresses if they could make me a vegetable kebab without the onions because I am allergic to onions. First she said she isnt allowed to make accommodations THEN he reason changed to she just didnt want to because... More 

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FB, California
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56 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I really enjoyed our lunch- we were tempted in by the thought of falefals and giros. Altho a small place, the food was really great. My giro was perfection, and my partner's chicken kabab was huge and so tasty with a great smoky flavor. You get your money's worth, and it's not too peppery to enjoy. It was just down... More 

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Maryland
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129 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Looks like a dump from the outside, but we trusted the reviews we'd seen here and were pleased with what we got. Very casual to say the least, but very solid Middle Eastern food. Service decent given the circumstance. Also once you get inside, the area around the tables is nicely decorated.

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Berkeley, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

In the late afternoon, tables were already occupied and people were busy eating and chatting -- friends and families were gathered and seemed to be familiar with the cafe.

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washington
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

A small location in a strip mall on the north end of Arcata, CA. The food is average for middle eastern style. Prices are reasonable.

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

the customer service was excellent, the staff very helpful. The food was very very good. We ordered several things (party of four) and everything was excellent. we stopped for lunch. Not upscale, just very very good

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5000 Valley West Blvd # 19, Arcata, CA 95521
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Arcata
  • Phone Number: 707.826.2121

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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