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Ranoush

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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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Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Buffet, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
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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  • 38
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 0
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Hidden jem in rhe city

This was my first middle eastern food.the food was and delicious.The staff friendly,the decor was middle eastern. We had a window seat so we could eat and people watch and take in the view of the city.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 18, 2015
Jason F
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Lenoir City, Tennessee
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Lenoir City, Tennessee
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

This was my first middle eastern food.the food was and delicious.The staff friendly,the decor was middle eastern. We had a window seat so we could eat and people watch and take in the view of the city.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

1st--the name has changed. It is now called Petra's. I've been 5 times to this restaurant. Ordered off the lunch and dinner menus. Food is great and there's plenty of it. Bring a friend, order different items so you can try more....or better yet. Order their meal for 2 and try about 8 items at once. Nice staff. Love sitting... More 

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1 Thank Cynthia D
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

Had a great time sitting outside. We were the only people in the restaurant. Food was excellent. Comfortable pace. Would definitely go again.

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2 Thank OliverHPC
Collinsville, Illinois
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

the food was good and plentiful,more than enough for one person parking can be an issue,as there are several more businesses in the area

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1 Thank jimmyjack2015
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

GREAT FOOD. Got the Schwarma, it was enough for 2 people. Flavors were awesome, staff very polite. Will definitely go back.

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1 Thank Gareth P
Shawnee, Kansas
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Although we had a poor serving experience, the manager talked with me and has assured me that it was not their normal service. Their food is wonderful so I believe they deserve another chance and they go through their change over to a new named restaurant - Petra- We hope for the best for them and encourage you to give... More 

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Thank Sharon C
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

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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Thank Sharon C
Rolla, Missouri
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178 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

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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Thank Katie W
Saint Louis, Missouri
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

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

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Thank spikeminoda
Saint Louis, Missouri
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95 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 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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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 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?