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263 Pierce St, Birmingham, MI 48009-6044
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Ranked #17 of 88 Restaurants in Birmingham
Price range: $0 - $20
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating, Scenic view
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating, Scenic view
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  • English first
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English first
Detroit, Michigan
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

My husband and I ate here for the first time on Saturday night, and really enjoyed ourselves. I had the mediterranean chicken and rice, he had the tawook, we split the Baba Ghannouge, and everything was delicious (especially the Baba). The dressing that they brought out for their house salad was also great. The decor was beautiful. Our server was... More 

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Farmington, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

As always my reviews encompass more than food , what about price , what about expectations ? It is downtown Birmingham , a small place. Packed soild on a Saturday night. Nothing notable about the atmoshpere ,nothing negative. Expect a polite crowd . Women 4 to 5 inch heels , well dressed , men casual. Here is the issue dinner... More 

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Austin, Texas
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112 reviews 112 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Our first experience with Lebanese cuisine was an accident because the wait next door was too long. We really lucked out. This is a typical small restaurant bar serving good food. We enjoyed Chicken Pot Pie, Lamb Shank and Prawns (in Michigan?). All were very good. Street parking in downtown Birmingham is at a premium, but a free (evening) parking... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

good service, nice atmosphere, excellent food at reasonable prices. Very good wine list, owner (Elie) always present. Shwarma, soups, salads, are all healthy and tasty. great place for lunch or a date. Not so great to do business at.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Stopped in for lunch in this pretty restaurant and was delighted with a large selection on the menu. We enjoyed some of our dishes so much that I asked if the chef would share her secrets. To our surprise and delight, she came out to meet us and explained why our Mujadra never comes out very good and the steps... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

we had a fairly good sized group and had very quick and wonderful service. all the dishes were delicious -- i think we managed to order just about everything, and shared them, and each was wonderful.

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Estero, Florida
20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This place had charm, ambience, great service and delicious food. We will certainly return. The mixed shawarma was especially tasty and the hot, freshly baked pita was wonderful. Leah, our server was very friendly and went the extra mile to give us great service.

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New York City, New York
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667 reviews 667 reviews
329 restaurant reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Birmingham and Michigan are known for Middle Eastern food. We love Elies for lunch. Great salads and the best majadra we ever had. Service is fast and in the summer you can sit outdoors.

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Birmingham, Michigan
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77 reviews 77 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We've frequented Elie's for several years. They're a quick walk from our home to their premier location, which is in the middle of the block on Pierce Street. The food is always first rate, and it tastes fresh and flavorful. Their menu is quite varied, Mediterranean/Middle Eastern based. The hosts and the waitstaff are always sincerely friendly, professional, and efficient.... More 

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We can make a meal out of hummus with Tenderloin and pita bread! A bit pricy, but top notch ingredients and always fresh. I don't mind paying a bit more when places use quality, fresh ingredient! Order a side of garlic sauce for your pita bread! Garlic loves dream come true! But bring some breath mints!

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Additional Information about Elie's

Address: 263 Pierce St, Birmingham, MI 48009-6044
Phone Number: 248-647-2420
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Birmingham
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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