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7216 W 87th Street, Bridgeview, IL
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9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Shwarma, kabobs, lamb, non-alcoholic beverages, juices.

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Visitor rating
  • 27
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
GRATE TASTE OF MIDDLEEAST

Had reservation for my daughter birthday. I ask for corner booth which mimics inside of Arabic tent. Very friendly stuff in traditional outfits. Grate coffee with ginger and mint tea.Freshly made juices and lemonade. Grate appetizers. Be careful , big , biiiig main course dishes. Sea food... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 10, 2015
Don C
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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41 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Had reservation for my daughter birthday. I ask for corner booth which mimics inside of Arabic tent. Very friendly stuff in traditional outfits. Grate coffee with ginger and mint tea.Freshly made juices and lemonade. Grate appetizers. Be careful , big , biiiig main course dishes. Sea food sample plate is enough for two. Grate atmosphere. Cant even name all dishes.... More 

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I come from a city filled with options for Middle Eastern restaurants, so this place is being compared to some of the greatest restaurants in North America. Food: 9/10 I don't give out 10s unless the food is drop-dead amazing. This food was great and everything was cooked properly. The rice wasn't bland or dry, although the portion of rice... More 

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South Bend
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

This is a very good restaurant with great food and service. The decor is beautiful and the staff is very knowledgeable. I always go for the mixed grill and every time I take a bite of the fooday I thank God and feel like I am eating the best food. If you want authentic and great food then this is... More 

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I went here with my family based on a friend's recommendation. We thought it was just your typical Middle Eastern/Arabian food but when we tried it we were glad we were wrong! We ordered the meat platter, good for 5 people, and it was more than enough for us. The service was great but the place was a little too... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I visited this restaurant with 4 of my friends while on trip to Chicago. I have to say that it is the most amazing lebanese cuisine I have ever tasted in the US... truly authentic food and arab atmosphere. We ordered the full buffet. Every dish was amazing, from the hummus to the baba ghanouj to even the bread that... More 

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Lake Villa, Illinois
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47 reviews 47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

My husband & I had lunch here at it was wonderful. The selections on the menu are plentiful and the food tasted great. The ceilings are draped in fabric so the restaurant is very pretty. We are not middle eastern but the staff made us feel welcome and explained many of the dishes to us. Definitely get the mixed fruit... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The food was very tasty and reasonably priced we ordered meat (mixed grill), fish Talabia, and quail cooked on charcoal , all the food was cooked to perfection the presentation of the food on a special designed plates, for each item and the service was exceptional, if you have not been to middle eastern restaurant go there you will not... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I have been going to this restaurant for the last 5 years , always good quality food, their quality never changed , recently they remodeled the place and it looks good, keep up the good work guys.

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This is one of my favorite places to go for middle eastern food. The staff is great just like the food. Large portion sizes means you will be bring some of what ever you order home. You cannot go wrong here.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I visited the place while on vacation, and was craving for arab food and Was recommended this place, the food was amazing! The taste was original and the serving was above expectations. All in all, I recommend this for anyone who would to enjoy true arab cuisine

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7216 W 87th Street, Bridgeview, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bridgeview

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern

Description

Shwarma, kabobs, lamb, non-alcoholic beverages, juices.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 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?