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Petra Mediterranean Deli and Restaurant

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200 South Green Street, Tehachapi, CA 93561
(661)822-1900
Today
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Good for:
Families with children
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 38
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent Mediterranean

The food here is delicious and seems authentic. The only negative is that the restaurant occasionally gets a bit smoky. Ventilation could definitely be improved.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 10, 2015
Thomas D
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Mojave, California, United States
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
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62 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Mojave, California, United States
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The food here is delicious and seems authentic. The only negative is that the restaurant occasionally gets a bit smoky. Ventilation could definitely be improved.

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Teehachapi
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Eaten there probably 15 times! Very good food and friendly service. Would recommend it to anyone wanting a good quality meal at a reasonable price!

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Tehachapi, California
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My husband and I usually order the shwerma. The ingredients are fresh, the chicken and beef are grilled. My granddaughter and daughter both love the garlic fries. The ambience is basic, portions are generous.

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California
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The owner is Lebanese and brings all the tasty dished from the middle east to a full and satisfying meal. Lots of kebab dishes, lavash wraps, Mediterranean salads, lamb dishes, etc. along with a selection of beer, soft drinks, etc. All prepared right in front of you in a small open kitchen. Very reasonable prices, limited outdoor seating, small but... More 

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San Jose, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Very good Mediterranean food for OK price. Open kitchen is in the middle, a tables scattered around. Not fancy at all, basic ethnic decor, but delicious food!

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Santa Ana, California
Top Contributor
346 reviews 346 reviews
288 restaurant reviews
177 helpful votes 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Whenever possible we prefer to support local establishments and when we heard this was such a place, we wanted to give it a try. This is a place where you order at the cash register, pay, and then wait. We had to wait about a half an hour for our dinner because mother was not there when we came in.... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Do come here if you want a tasty, but unremarkable, meal. Don't come here if you want a pleasant setting with ambience. The restaurant is basic--you order at the counter and they bring the food to you. The plates are plastic as are the utensils. While I don't mind plastic utensils, the fork was not strong enough to be functional... More 

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Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We've been fans of Middle Eastern food for more than 40 years, and have eaten our way through Greece (twice) and Turkey. Petra ranks with the best we've had anywhere. The babagannouj and dolmas were indeed the very best. The foul and muhammara were new to us, and both were excellent. We took spanikopita and baklava back to our motel... More 

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Tehachapi, California
Top Contributor
129 reviews 129 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This is truly a hidden gem in Tehachapi. The Mediterranean food is really good. A great selection on the menu. It does get busy so plan ahead.

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San Francisco, California
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Lots to choose from on the menu. Great garlic fries! Their baklava dessert is the best. Friendly service. Nice tables inside and on the patio.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 200 South Green Street, Tehachapi, CA 93561
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Tehachapi
  • Phone Number: (661)822-1900

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Middle Eastern

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?