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4301 Central Av. NE, Columbia Heights, MN
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Cuisines: Middle Eastern
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- Aug 16, 2014
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English first
Saint Paul, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

I had dinner at this restaurant with 3 friends. We ordered a sampler plate for 3 as well as an appetizer to split. The food was awesome! The falafels and hummus: great. The bread-crispy outside and soft and chewy inside; great for sopping up the varied sauces. We were full and happy and each even got to take some of... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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44 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We had a very nice time and the food was very good. I cannot wait for the opportunity to go back. I am a huge fan of gyro meat and thus had the shawarma plate, which was OK (some gristly pieces), but the falafel we also ordered was fantastic. I also loved the tabouli. The in house baked bread was... More

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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I went today for the second time and it's still very good. The soup was good as was the tabbouleh salad, surrounded by slices of ripe tomato. The lamb sharwarma was very good too, just a tad short of tahini. The food seems to be all fresh here, not the frozen meat loaves shipped in from Chicago, like most places... More

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4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I tried the Adana plate, a beef/lamb shish-kabob, that came with pita, mounds of rice, and their Filfillah salad. Great value. Meat was dry but came with a slice of tomato and peppers and yogurt-based dipping sauces. Staff was pleasant

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Plymouth, Minnesota
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59 reviews 59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We visited Filfillah restaurant on Sunday afternoon and ordered falafel wrap, jerusalem wrap and kofta plate. The dishes were good, especially falafel wrap. On the service side, I was not impressed. The first wrap was brought without the accompanying items mentioned in the menu, the service was slow.

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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Found this place through Living Social. Had the beef/lamb shawarma plate for $10.95. I travel to Toronto a lot and always make it a point to have great shawarma off the spit - this was as good or better than any I've had elsewhere. Everything is made on the premises - the pita is fresh baked and sooooo much better... More

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Sioux City, Iowa
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127 reviews 127 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

A friend & I were recently in Minneapolis for a conference & we were going to a movie screening in the area & came upon this restaurant. I looked it up on my phone on Trip Advisor & saw the wonderful reviews, so we checked it out for ourselves. The food is wonderfully fresh & delicious! Very large portions! We... More

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Pontiac, mi
20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

The waitress was friendly and inviting. She answered all of our questions about the food, made suggestions, and made us comfortable trying a new type of restaurant. The hummus was the best I have ever tasted. The kababs, the lamb, the beef, the shwarmas, all amazing. The rice was absolutely perfect. The salad was perfectly dressed. The baklava was perfectly... More

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Minneapolis, MN
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54 reviews 54 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

I knew this place was going to be special when I walked up to the counter to order my kebab and saw the mini "salad bar" of condiments there. Homemade tatziki, homemade hummus, homemade baba ganoush, dolmas, kalamata olives, feta cheese, lettuce and dressings. So of course I ordered a Plate in order to take advantage of these extras, which... More

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88 reviews 88 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013 via mobile

One of our family friends invited us over to check out Filfillah one weekend. My family had reservation and thought it was one of those " run of the mill" Middle Eastern fast food type like Holy Land and the Marinas ( I and II). I was completely surprised that their food taste way much better than the average Middle... More

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