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Ansari's Mediterranean Grill & Lounge

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1960 Rahncliff Ct., Eagan, MN 55122 (Cliff Road and Rahn Cliff Road)
651-452-0999
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Authentic Mediterranean cuisine with a warm family friendly environment...
Authentic Mediterranean cuisine with a warm family friendly environment. Full service bar with specialty drinks. Featuring Belly Dancing on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, Live music follows.
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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A good time and meal !!

We were staying at a near by hotel and walked over for happy hour. The apps were a bargain. Ordered the spicy hummus with beer and wine. Very good. We talked to some folks at the bar and decided to eat at the bar. Ordered the lamb shank and gyros dinner. Both were very good. The gyro dinner was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
Jim B
via mobile
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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Duluth, Minnesota
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We sidled on over at the recommendation of the night staff at the hotel next door. Really solid service and interesting food. My wife loved her couscous...who says that? And try the Lentil Soup; it sounds pretty simple and uninteresting but is done so well I would have been happy with just that as my meal. The owner told me... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

At our friend's suggestion, we met up with them for lunch. Truthfully, we had never eaten at a Mediterranean Cuisine and were unsure about the idea. We were there on a Monday so cannot judge the buffet. I had a salad with Gyro meat which was very good. My husband had a Shish Kabob with lamb which was a bit... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

The first time we went there we sat at a table for 35 minutes without service, on our way out the owner David stop us and said he was sorry and please come back, So I was staying at the hotel across the street and had a coupon for a free appetizer. I walked in a very pleasant mood I... More 

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Eagan, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

I was excited to go here for lunch. Their sister restaurant in Burnsville is one of my favorites. When we arrived, the buffet was the same price but 1/2 the size and stale. The staff is very friendly but I am afraid they have been given much less to work with than their counterpart. The evening meal also seemed to... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We live nearby and love middle eastern food so we go here fairly often. The beef and chicken kabobs are good but the kofte (meatball) kabob is tough and chewy. The hummus, falafel, tabouli are all delicious. We were disappointed by the spanakopita, which was small and blank. The spanakopita reminded me to the frozen kind that can be purchased... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

We were staying at a near by hotel and walked over for happy hour. The apps were a bargain. Ordered the spicy hummus with beer and wine. Very good. We talked to some folks at the bar and decided to eat at the bar. Ordered the lamb shank and gyros dinner. Both were very good. The gyro dinner was huge.... More 

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Orlando
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

When it comes to gyros, I have a very narrow preference. The ingredients must be a fresh as possible and the portions generous. The Ansari gyros pita met all of my requirements and left a most pleasant memory in its wake. Impressive! I took my gyros to go but had a chance to observe the dining area. It is nice.... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

At the time of entering the resturant you wonder where have you come coz its lightly lit and it dosent seems to be too busy either on a friday evening.....but dont be mislead by that..,. the food is really goooooddd......so Mediterranean Sampler Platter was already ordered which has a generous portion of hummus, spinach pie, falafel, gyros, kibbeh, & Greek... More 

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Canada
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Food was really good, had the flaming cheese which as amazing! the server was very friendly and even when our daughter broke a plate he was smiling and cleaned everything up quickly!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We ate here on a Saturday night around 7:00. It was not busy at all, which is a bad sign. Three out of four of us in our group had good food. The fourth had a kc strip steak that was literally too tough to cut. After complaining we were still charged full price for the steak. The belly dancer... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1960 Rahncliff Ct., Eagan, MN 55122
    (Cliff Road and Rahn Cliff Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Eagan
  • Phone Number: 651-452-0999

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups

Description

Authentic Mediterranean cuisine with a warm family friendly environment. Full service bar with specialty drinks. Featuring Belly Dancing on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, Live music follows.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?