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200 N Kirkwood Rd, Kirkwood, Saint Louis, MO
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4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Buffet
Description: Head chef & owner of Ranoush, Aboud Alhamid brings to Saint Louis the...
Head chef & owner of Ranoush, Aboud Alhamid brings to Saint Louis the finest combination of Middle Eastern cuisine. Aboud hails from Syria, the heart of the Middle East. He incorporates his mom’s home & family recipes along with the freshest ingredients to Ranoush’s menu in order for customers to enjoy a truly authentic Syrian experience. Aboud has been working in the hospitality industry for more than twelve years around the world. He wishes to import the same fun & animated atmosphere here to Ranoush. Aboud is grateful to be here in the land of opportunity, realizing his dream of building cultural connections between the East and West through food & enjoyment. So what does “Ranoush” mean, you ask? It is an Arabic lady’s nickname – Aboud named his restaurant after his wife. Here at Ranoush, Aboud offers you the Syrian experience from the heart of the Middle East. Enjoy! And Ahlan wa sahlan!
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Good for:
Casual Dining

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Visitor rating
  • 33
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Gem!

Food was really good. Our server a little ummm I can't really say slow. I will say he acted very bored to be there. The owner/manager was very kind. Checked on us multiple times. Great location - down off the Delmar Loop. Great atmosphere!

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
Katie W
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Rolla, Missouri
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Reservations
  • Buffet
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English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We arrived to find a new name on the building. Petra - that should have alerted us. Our visit last summer was so wonderful we went back. I have never had such our service. The waiter seemed to be trying to do everything so did not do it well. Although the food was good, we won't go back. Will try... More 

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Rolla, Missouri
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84 reviews 84 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Food was really good. Our server a little ummm I can't really say slow. I will say he acted very bored to be there. The owner/manager was very kind. Checked on us multiple times. Great location - down off the Delmar Loop. Great atmosphere!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Great food/atmosphere. Only disappointment is that they stopped serving hookah. Other than that definitely recommend visiting.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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57 reviews 57 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I went on a Friday night, the place was not crowded. We were seated and we waited for 20 minutes. The wait staff walked by us several times with no acknowledgement. After thirty minutes we stood up and left walking out in front of the wait staff, no one cared. Won't be back. Don't post a tripadvisor... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This place by far was one of the best restaurants we have eaten in. The food is fresh, well prepared and extremely good. The whole staff was friendly. We had the vegetarian mizzo platter first. Oh yum. One of our group is vegan so male choices were available. Hubby has visited middle east on many occasions and found this food... More 

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Kirkwood
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The food at Ranoush is very good, but a bit pricey. Having said that, it's fresh, tastey and the service is good. We've been here several times (usually at lunch to enjoy their specials), but also at dinner. My wife is into more vegetarian than I am, but the Chicken Schwarma is excellent as others have noted. I have also... More 

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Saint Louis
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

This was our first time here and I will definitely be back. The food was very flavorful, but a bit pricey, at least for lunch. The eggplant appetizer ( I don't remember which one, they had three) was excellent. Anyway, I really enjoyed it for something different.

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Kirkwood, Missouri, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

When we want to eat fresh,healthy food full of flavor this is our go-to favorite! The food is always great! We usually go for lunch and there are menu items at a special price for lunch. We love the falafel pita wrap with a tasty salad. The vegetarian platter is delicious as is the chicken schwarma! You just can't go... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Nice Middle Eastern environment. Grab a Hookah along with your food ( I did both separately). Try some appetizers because so there are so many of them

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Been 4 times to this place. The best hummus around. Generous portions and good service. Chicken shawarma is the best I ever ate.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 200 N Kirkwood Rd, Kirkwood, Saint Louis, MO
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis  >  Kirkwood

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
  • Cuisine: Middle Eastern

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining

Description

Head chef & owner of Ranoush, Aboud Alhamid brings to Saint Louis the finest combination of Middle Eastern cuisine. Aboud hails from Syria, the heart of the Middle East. He incorporates his mom’s home & family recipes along with the freshest ingredients to Ranoush’s menu in order for customers to enjoy a truly authentic Syrian experience. Aboud has been working in the hospitality industry for more than twelve years around the world. He wishes to import the same fun & animated atmosphere here to Ranoush. Aboud is grateful to be here in the land of opportunity, realizing his dream of building cultural connections between the East and West through food & enjoyment. So what does “Ranoush” mean, you ask? It is an Arabic lady’s nickname – Aboud named his restaurant after his wife. Here at Ranoush, Aboud offers you the Syrian experience from the heart of the Middle East. Enjoy! And Ahlan wa sahlan!
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?