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Middle East Restaurant

4621 S. 14th Street, Abilene, TX 79605
325-691-9266
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Ranked #2 of 219 restaurants in Abilene
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Middle Eastern
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  • English first
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  • Spanish first
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English first
San Angelo, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

We read the reviews before we went,cause we just roll that way.We've never had lamb before and was amazed on what we had.So tender and tasty.I'm not a beef eater and my husband is,well we now love lamb.I've had hummus before but my husband hasn't this was awesome and the pita bread light and fluffy.Yes you do have to wait... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We have visited here a few times while in Abilene. My husband had to drag me here the first time, have never been into middle eastern food, but the food is great. The owner runs this place all alone, so be patient it may take awhile but it is well worth the wait. The Kabobs are excellent! !!

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47 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Don't judge a book by the cover. Very unattractive appearance, but very good food. I will eat here again for sure on my next trip thru Abilene.

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Abilene, Texas
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61 reviews 61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Wow, I cannot believe I live in Abilene and have never eaten at the Middle East Retaurant before now. I have read other's reviews, but I am not really familiar with this type of cuisine so I was afraid I would not like it. Well, I love it. The beef kabob is some of the best beef I have had.... More

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Lubbock, Texas
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

On a whim, I decided to stop for lunch in Abilene during my trip across Texas. I was extremely pleased with my lunch at the Middle East Restaurant. If you consider yourself a foodie, I strongly suggest you add Abilene's best kept secret to your food map. Upon arrival, the restaurant is modest and humble, yet there is noticeably strong... More

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Abilene, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We originally went to this restaurant because we knew it served veg food, but know we know we will be regulars there. The food was outstanding and the owner was extremely friendly. He was more than happy to explain what was on the menu.

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Scottsbluff, Nebraska
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23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I just happened to find a coupon on the back of a receipt and decided to have another first with my husband of 10 years. It doesn't look like much, with the mismatched tables and chairs, crooked posters of the Mediterranean on the wall and tiny footprint in a converted office, the draw is definitely the food. We tried a... More

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Abilene, Texas
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47 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Reminds me of being deployed. Great food and friendly place. Sometimes service isn't always the best but always worth it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I decided to visit this restaurant after hearing several recommendations from my friends on base. What I was expecting was very different than what I found. The food was the some of the best if not the best that I have found in Abilene. Very friendly service and very military friendly. This is now one of my new favorite spots... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I chose to eat Middle East Restaurant based on the reviews that I read on trip advisor. I am glad that I did the food was fantastic! I had the trio kabobs (lamb, beef, and chicken). The beef was the most flavorful and tender beef that I have had, the lamb, and chicken were excellent as well. The hummus and... More

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