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Tangiers International

550 Farmington Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06119
+1 860-233-8168
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Ranked #3 of 155 Restaurants in West Hartford
Cuisines: Middle Eastern
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English first
18 reviews 18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We decided to try this place based on the great reviews. We have really been into turkish food lately, and my wife is obsessed with falafels so we were hoping this would meet our expectations. We walked in and were immediately greeted warmly by the man behind the register. We poked around the market area a bit. They have lots... More

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12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The old Tangiers was in a space that used to be a pharmacy with a lunch counter. The new Tangiers is a few blocks away and once upon a time was a Cheese 'N Stuff. Still run by the same brothers who are always pleasant and incredibly courteous and kind. Thank goodness their old "seasoned" felafel pot made the move,... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I used to live near Tangier's first location when I was a grad student at Hartt, and fell in love with it then. The new location is only bigger and better. Service is friendly and courteous. And the food is delicious. Falafel and baklava will blow your mind.

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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
27 helpful votes 27 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
31 helpful votes 31 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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57 reviews 57 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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
17 helpful votes 17 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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111 reviews 111 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
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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