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Shish Mediterranean Grill & Cafe

1668 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-1804
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Ranked #17 of 790 Restaurants in Saint Paul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $11
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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88 reviews 88 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Not what I expected for a Middle Eastern establishment- the salad I that accompanied my moussaka had (what tasted like) bottled salad dressing and the tomatoes were (already) the cardboard winter variety that would best be left out completely. The moussaka was lukewarm and obviously had been sitting in the pan for awhile. Husband's Mediterranean grilled chicken breast was flat-tasting... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

Not the kind of place that you go to be served. Food makes up for everything though! Being from the Middle East myself I do love the food. So worth a try!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Being Greek I can say that the food here is quite good and the price is very reasonable. You order your food at the counter and then find a table and wait for your food to be brought out to you. Our table shared the meze platter of pita bread, hummus, baba ganoush, tabouleh, and feta cheese. One person had... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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112 reviews 112 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We had a very good breakfast here of omlettes and their house coffee. Both were excellent. The omlettes were large, tasty and filled with fresh vegetables. Their house turkey sausage was grilled to perfection and delicious. Coffee was plentiful and rich, dark and flavorful. Our one complaint was that the dishes were brought out "piecemeal," so that my partner was... More

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Memphis, Tennessee
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242 reviews 242 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This was my second visit for breakfast. I ordered Turkish coffee medium sweet as I waited for the second in our party to arrive. There must have been some problem, because even though I was the only one there (it was shortly after opening) it took more than 15 minutes before it arrived. It was very good, but not as... More

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Albany, New York
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74 reviews 74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

The food served at this restaurant was so tasty we ate here twice on our recent visit to St Paul for my daughter's college orientation at Macalester. The food was tasty, served relatively quickly (its always crowded during these big school events) and reasonably priced. They had outdoor sidewalk seating which was nice too. For the first time there -... More

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Roseville, Minnesota
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84 reviews 84 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I've been many times, including last week. On my most recent visit, the owner/manager/chef or whatever he was, was over-the-top in kindness toward me. I don't know why. But he offered me a small bowl of something that isn't on the menu, and also came out with a small plate from which to sample their baba ganoush and other items.... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This deli style cafe is very affordable for the delicious food you get! We tried the gyro pita & Mediterranean chicken sandwich. The portion sizes were huge and packed with authentic flavors. Also had a coffee & turkish coffee (filled with fragrant spices). I was definitely wowed and can't wait to go back and try more. Their breakfast menu looks... More

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Queensbury, New York, United States
20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

The bacon on the cheeseburger is to die for. The flavor of the lamb bacon really compliments the burger. I had the falafel sandwich which was large and yummy. All of the ingredients were fresh and flavorful. I will definitely stop in again when I'm back in Saint Paul!

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

One of our favorite places to go for a Mediterranean lunch! And the espresso drinks are some of the best we have had anywhere in St. Paul! If you are a dessert person save room for one of their wonderful bakery items. Over the past couple years I think we have had almost everything on the menu and have not... More

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Additional Information about Shish Mediterranean Grill & Cafe

Address: 1668 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-1804
Phone Number: 651-690-2212
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 11
Cuisine: Greek, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern

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