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223 Valencia Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134
(305) 476-9800
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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 50
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Service, Awesome food...

A work colleague and I went here for lunch. We had the fried Kibbeh, Baba Gahoush and I had the Shewerma. The kibbeh and Shewarma were perfect. The Baba Gahnoush was very good to just a little more grainy that I am used to. The service was excellent and warm. I will definitely be going back.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2015
conradstx
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Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
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Pennsylvania
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146 reviews 146 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

A work colleague and I went here for lunch. We had the fried Kibbeh, Baba Gahoush and I had the Shewerma. The kibbeh and Shewarma were perfect. The Baba Gahnoush was very good to just a little more grainy that I am used to. The service was excellent and warm. I will definitely be going back.

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Miami
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93 restaurant reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I may not be the right person to give this place a fair judgment as I am not a big fan of this style of food. However, I don't mind it for a change in general, but the two or three times that I have been to Maroosh, I was underwhelmed even by my low expectations for this style of... More 

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Okemos, Michigan
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23 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

I have lived in the Middle East for two years and after coming to the US have found it hard to get tasty middle eastern food.there are many restaurants serving middle eastern fare but most of them are watered down versions of the real thing.Maroosh was very different .They serve really tasty good quality food .We had kababs kofta chicken... More 

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18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Every year, either my husband or I celebrate our birthday at Maroosh. We love this place. The owner is amazing, he always remembers us and has our favorite wine ready for us. He even asks us about trips we've been on and such. You can tell the man cares deeply about his place and his customers! The food there is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Quick review: delicious Mediterranean food with Greek and Middle Eastern influences. Friendly, professional service. We enjoys splitting dishes, and this is a great place for it. We shared hummus, baked kibbeh, a lamb dish, and veges. All was fresh and delicious. Well-priced wine list by the bottle and glass. The dining room and upstairs dining has an exotic flair in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

The Place is very comfortable. The service great and the food very good. I though it was mediterranean from all these countries and I wanted to find greek food but they are only lebanese cuisine but it is very good. The lamb is deliscious and the appetizers are wonderful.

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Miami, Florida, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We went back to Maroosh Mediterranean Restaurant last night, after not visiting it for over 6 months. Can't imagine what kept us away! We were received (sans reservation) quickly and very friendly by the staff, seated in just a few minutes and promptly waited on. As usual, the food is just outstanding, whether you are just having appetizers or a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

There are not that many middle eastern restaurants in Miami. However, living in the Gables area for the last few years this was a place that I had been wanting to go for some time. Weekends is always packed and while there are many dining option in Coral Gables, I always ended up elsewhere. Driving by on a week day... More 

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Coral Gables, Florida, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great place never fails to satisfy. Appetizers of meat with hummus and stuffed vegetarian grape leaves were delicious. Lemon chicken was well cooked and enough for two. Been there at night with belly dancer. If any complaints is that sometimes with the entertainment it can get a little loud. Good for business, family and couples.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

oh god, their food is just perfect! tried hummus (YUM), falafel, chicken wings (the only thing I found less great, but still good), grilled chicken, lentil soup, lemonade. the portions are generous, couldn't finish half of it. the service is excellent, lovely lovely people. certainly would go back!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 223 Valencia Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Coral Gables
  • Phone Number: (305) 476-9800

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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