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127 S Linden Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080-6410
(650) 871-2221
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10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Delicious "diamond in the rough" in semi-industrial area near SFO

Luckily this restaurant showed up on a Google search for restaurants a bit south of San Francisco Airport. We wanted to have dinner before driving to our destination but were unfamiliar with the area. For awhile, it looked as though we couldn't be going the right way as we entered a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2015
claireleefl
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Winter Springs, Florida
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Winter Springs, Florida
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93 reviews 93 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Luckily this restaurant showed up on a Google search for restaurants a bit south of San Francisco Airport. We wanted to have dinner before driving to our destination but were unfamiliar with the area. For awhile, it looked as though we couldn't be going the right way as we entered a semi-industrial park area, but we trusted the GPS and... More 

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114 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The middle eastern food is great and I felt safe there and not in any kind of danger because the people were warm and the food was delicious and I eated a lot of different items from the menu.

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Great authentic food at a very reasonable prices. Also, the staff are friendly, however, the service is not the fastest I had.

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Hollywood, CA
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103 reviews 103 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Wow, words are yet to describe the deliciousness of this place. We found it by accident while repairing our vehicle in the area and were very satisfied with everything! They offer fresh tasting, homemade menu selections. There are also many different varieties to choose from if you are vegan or vegetarian. I believe they even offer delivery within the area.I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013 via mobile

Whenever I'm in South San Francisco, I make sure to stop in and taste the delicious falafel sandwich. The shawarma sandwich is also good.

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Daly City, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

I've been eating here for years, and have always enjoyed the food, the service and now the atmosphere. They moved to 1429 San Mateo Avenue in South San Francisco maybe over a year ago from their former location on Linden. It's larger, nicely decorated, very clean and the service is friendly. I'm particularly fond of their cucumber yoghurt salad and... More 

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Interlaken, Switzerland
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54 reviews 54 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

It's a fast food but it's not fast food: take your time, let the waiters or the waitress choose for you dishes and get to know libanese kitchen. You will not be disappointed, it is just delicious.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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64 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2012

We stopped here for lunch and all chose the Schwamas (sp?): two chicken, one beef. Everything was freshly prepared in front of us, about $20 for all three, we all loved our food. Quite large portions. Quick, fast, casual.

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South San Francisco, California
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100 reviews 100 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

Bring the coupon you can find in all the weekly mailers, this place is great, and the portions are huge! Thank you sirs!

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South San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2011

New location is 1429 San Mateo Ave. Nicer location with more seating! Same excellent food.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 127 S Linden Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080-6410
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South San Francisco
  • Phone Number: (650) 871-2221

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm

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