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Tangiers International

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550 Farmington Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06119
+1 860-233-8168
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Takeout

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  • 44
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  • 18
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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The BEST falafel outside of Turkey. The tahini garlic sauce is to die for and could be a side order with a spoon. Green lentil soup so fragrant and just delicious. Sit on a stool at the big wooden counter and watch the brothers who help Mom run this Middle Eastern grocery and restaurant make your... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Deb P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The BEST falafel outside of Turkey. The tahini garlic sauce is to die for and could be a side order with a spoon. Green lentil soup so fragrant and just delicious. Sit on a stool at the big wooden counter and watch the brothers who help Mom run this Middle Eastern grocery and restaurant make your meal. Turkish coffee and... More 

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Thank Deb P
Hartford, Connecticut
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best falafels in the area. Freshly made on order. Now location in Hartford is clean and bright with a counter and some tables. Very nice family business. Always pleasant and helpful. They also sell some fresh produce and many middle eastern products.

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Thank Yowee3113
ELLINGTON
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

OK, Trip Advisor hasn't caught up they are now located in Hartford, not West Hartford, so if you find yourself at the old location, now a drug store, head east on Farmington into Hartford. Once you find it, it's at the rear, prepared for really good Mediterranean food, cooked before your eyes, with great taste and commentary by the chef/owner.... More 

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Thank JHAllen
Hebron, Connecticut
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

Mmmmm... Falafel wraps are delish, order them with everything and ask for a little hot sauce too. I live out in the sticks but whenever I'm near here I stop in for their falafel.

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Thank Tnsred
West Hartford, Connecticut
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Family run business. They are very friendly and great cooks. Best falafel in Connecticut. All natural ingredients. Quick service.

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1 Thank Linda R
West Hartford, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

My family has been going to Tangiers for over 15 years and has followed Tangiers when it moved to its new spot at the former "Cheese and Stuff." Why? Because this is a family owned and run grocery store/restaurant and is the place to go when you want to eat good food from various regions of the Middle East. They... More 

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Thank clarkproof
Hartford, Connecticut
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76 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

The food here is good, but let's not get carried away: it's basically Middle Eastern fast food. The falafel is good, fresh-tasting and not soaked in oil, but falafel varies in a pretty narrow range, especially at the high end. The chicken curry is warm and comforting but I was getting tired of it by the end of the dish.... More 

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1 Thank shirleyotis
West Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

I absolutely love this place. Owned and managed by a family that cares and it shows in the quality of their food. Complete gentlemen also.

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Thank Icnab
West Hartford, Connecticut
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

I have brought many friends to Tangiers and all were delighted! The food is prepared well and I can now end my search for great falafel! The grocery restaurant has a home-like atmosphere because the owners and staff are so warm and attentive! In good weather we like to sit outside.

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Thank joannebilotta
Bath
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

Tangier is a lovely blend of food shop offering a range of fresh and non perishable goods, many of them from the Middle East. It has a super little food bar where the middle eastern foods are prepared in front of you. No alcohol

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 550 Farmington Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06119
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  West Hartford
  • Phone Number: +1 860-233-8168

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 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?