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Phara's

111 E North Loop, Austin, TX 78751 (Hyde Park)
(512) 632-7067
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Ranked #388 of 3,088 restaurants in Austin
Price range: $0 - $21
Cuisines: Greek, Mediterranean
Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Neighborhood: Hyde Park
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Neighborhood: Hyde Park
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English first
Austin, Texas
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This place is great. The owner is very visible when you are dining, they have a wonderful patio, and its BYOB and BYOWine. The portions are big for the price, and you can even get a hooka brought to your table!

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Grapevine, Texas, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

As always, I went to the TripAdvisor web page, this time looking for recommendations for a good Greek Restaurant in Austin as my daughter, my wife and I, all love Souvlakis. After a 20 minute drive, we reach there to find out that it is an Arabian (Lebanese) restaurant and not Greek. Souvlaki is not even on the menu !!... More

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houston, tx
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

I visit Phara's every time I visit my son. It is our favorite Meditteranean food place in Austin. It has your typical, quirky, Austin ambience with indoor & outdoor seating. Phara, the owner, belly dances on certain nights. The best part is the food - my favorite is Chicken La Zees and my son loves the Shwarma and Tabbouleh. The... More

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Ft Hood
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38 reviews 38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

My wife and I stopped here after a show at the Austin City Theatre (always a great time) to have some greek/med style food. The restuarant has a ton of character and I recommend getting a patio seat. The service was quick and the food was great and not too pricey. The place is great for groups of friends out... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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104 reviews 104 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

Phara's is awesome. It is a HUGE outdoor entertainment complex. It is best to go at night because the whole outside is aglow with party lights & you'll get to participate in the bellydancing show. The "LAMB LAZEEZ" is SPECTACULAR! This is a great place to go on a date, but even better to go with a group of friends.... More

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Round Rock
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

The food is good but the atmosphere is great. Ask for a patio seat but expect to wait for your food and drink as the service is not so great. However, it's a really good place to kick back with friends, watch the belly dancers and chill. It's BYOB only so don't forget your cooler!

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jefferson, texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012 via mobile

We went on a Sunday evening with great expectations, and they were met in every respect. The atmosphere was charming, the food very good, and the entertainment outside was lively and delightful. An unbelievable value when you consider the total experience. Pharra obviously loves her business pursuit and her mission in life. Service was appropriately laid back and relaxed, but... More

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews 62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

We went to Phara's with our son who lives in Austin. We dined outside on wonderful food and were entertained by a beautiful and talented bellydancer while we ate. It is a bring your own wine establishment which we loved. The owner came by and spoke with us which added a nice touch!

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Houston, TX
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2011

Phara's is an unusual restaurant that is easy to find. They have inside seating as well as covered and uncovered outdoor seating. The owners and the staff are very friendly and the service is fantastic. The customers were very responsive and loved the entertainment. The middle eastern food served at Pharah's is excellent - very tasty - not to mention... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2008

The food is delicious! The belly dancing is about average. BYOB - but the individual cork fee is higher than I'd expect it to be.

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