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Tangiers International

550 Farmington Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06119
+1 860-233-8168
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Ranked #6 of 158 Restaurants in West Hartford
Cuisines: Middle Eastern
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English first
Avon, Connecticut
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

If your look for some amazing international food this is the spot. I got the eggplant parm and it was amazing. The family running the place are very kind and considerate.

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West Hartford CT
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98 reviews 98 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Soon to be relocated, so if you want to try the best falafel in Hartford County, keep an eye out for when they move down Farmington Ave to Hartford. Such an amazingly nice, sweet, loving family owns and operates this landmark. Always a friendly greeting and besides the falafel, their other Middle Eastern dishes rock. Dolma is a favorite among... More

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Connecticut Yankee
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52 reviews 52 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We ate here for the first time yesterday after going to nearby Elizabeth Park for the Rose Festival. What a find. This middle-Eastern grocery store also serves made-to-order food, including some of the best falafel I've ever had in my life. Fresh, delicious ingredients and very nice portions. The stuffed graped leaves and hummus were great, but the falafel wraps--big... More

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Hartford, Connecticut
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I highly recommend Tangiers Market - a middle eastern market with a fantastic selection of items and fresh food made to order. The falafel is well known to be the best in the area and it did not disappoint. It was perfectly spiced and prepared to perfection right before our eyes. I also recommend the baba ganoush. The grocery area... More

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Enfield, Connecticut
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56 reviews 56 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

This is a cool Mid-Eastern grocery store but they make an awesome falafel sandwich!!! The wrap the falafel in a warm pita with fresh veggies and taziki sauce. It is SO good. The sandwich is good size. I usually get the stuffed grape leaves to go with it. Perfect lunch! I also bought some eggplant salad that was very food.... More

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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82 reviews 82 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

This international supermarket has a great selection of Israeli and middle eastern foods, I always come here for my specialty food shopping. The falafal to order is just above average, its nothing special but it is made to order in front of you and it is fresh. The hummus to bring home is above average. Friendly workers and a place... More

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101 reviews 101 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Tangiers is first and foremost a Middle Eastern grocery store, but tucked along one side is a delicatessen/grill with counter seating and two tables behind the refrigeration cabinet, so don't expect a lot of atmosphere. It is more akin to the take out Asian restaurants with 4 tables if you insist on eating there. However!!! whether you order take out... More

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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48 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

They have good gyros and falafel but, portions are very small. You need to get somethingelse to be full. There are some counter seats to be able to eat inside but, it is not appetizing setting. They have a wide rage of middle eastern groccery and very friendly people.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013 via mobile

Wow. Stopped 4 hours into our 10 hour drive to Maine. Gyros, falafel, baked eggplant, baba ganoush (smoky flavor?--stuttering over the wow factor), baklava. All excellent. Friendly, accommodating service at this family run shop. We will be back on future trips!

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Glastonbury, Connecticut
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

did it take me this long to try Tangiers? I've lived in CT forever and for some reason just decided to try it this weekend. The gyro was amazing!! I also got a small quinoa salad and lamb stew to go for lunch the next day. Both were delicious. Just kicking myself for not trying this place sooner. My return... More

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