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Carousel Restaurant

304 N Brand Blvd, Glendale, CA 91203-2304
818-246-7775
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Ranked #12 of 394 Restaurants in Glendale
Price range: $20 - $35
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Armenian, Lebanese, Middle Eastern
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: Rated "The Best Most interesting Lebanese-Armenian Restaurant in LA" (By Michelle Huneven, LA Weekly), Carousel is the venue that will surpass your culinary expectations. If its authentic Middle Eastern cuisine you are looking for you will not only find the Authentic cuisine at carousel but the atmosphere and entertainment. we take pride in providing you with the most amazing dining experience
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English first
Glendale, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Love the various flavors, textures and temperatures of the always delicious food served here (try eventing you can, you won't be disappointed)! Great for couples or groups, and you will be full!

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Covina, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I'll begin by saying that the salad was fantastic! The service was great and the servers were so nice. However, people come here to eat. Again, the salad was fantastic! The food though was decent. Not mind blowing but not displeasing. I would consider coming back here but only if I were in the area. Otherwise, I would not make... More

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st louis
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This place is amazing - I would have gone here every day if I could have - great for vegetarians I ordered many things and they are the food if my dreams - the falafel and hummus the cabbage salad were amazing.

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Orlando, Florida
Top Contributor
148 reviews 148 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The menu has a vast number of selections to try, so the hardest part was to decide which items we wanted to taste the most. We tried several delicious appetizers and each had an entree. The young waiter was helpful and honest in guiding our selections, so we had a successful dining experience. Everything was delicious and we had no... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Great special occasion restaurant, Lebanese and Armenian, lovely setting. Friday night there's a dinner/entertainment.dance option or just regularr dinner. Both settings very nice: inside with the stage, the band, singers and the dance floor, and patio with archways by street for dinner only. We got together with my daughter's soon to be in laws for a pre-wedding dinner, and wentback... More

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Toronto
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373 reviews 373 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
365 helpful votes 365 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

There are so many things to eat here that were simply delicious. The mante, the cheese beuregs, the filet mignon melts in your mouth, the eggplant salad, the shish tawook were all amazing. I must say that this was the best middle eastern restaurant I have ever eaten outside of the middle east, no joking! I have traveled extensively throughout... More

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Camarillo, California
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74 reviews 74 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

On this visit, we had only traditional Lebanese dishes. My huband is half Lebanese so we are always looking for places with food reminding him of his Mom's cooking. Carousel passed!

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Burbank, CA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We have dined here for years. We skip the "dance night" and go on other evenings. I am not totally familiar with middle eastern foods, so I like that the menu is descriptive and the waitstaff is happy to explain the different dishes. In fact, everyone who works here is eager to please and knows the menu well. It's really... More

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Pasadena, CA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

I dined here with family, and the portions were sooo small, especially for middle eastern tastes. I would much rather dine at Raffi's Place up the street where you get way way more food of better quality for the same price. (That's why Raffi's is packed and Carousel had virtually every table EMPTY). Very disappointed diner!

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Sarona, Wisconsin
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

It was like walking into a restaurant in the middle east and leaving LA/Glendale behind. Excellent food and service. Went back to this restaurant three days later with out of town company.

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Additional Information about Carousel Restaurant

Address: 304 N Brand Blvd, Glendale, CA 91203-2304
Phone Number: 818-246-7775
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Glendale
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
Cuisine: Armenian, Lebanese, Middle Eastern

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