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Paymon's Mediterranean Cafe

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8380 W Sahara Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89117 (Durango)
+1 702-804-0293
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating
Description: Paymon's Mediterranean Cafe & Lounge is a quintessential "hot spot...
Paymon's Mediterranean Cafe & Lounge is a quintessential "hot spot" offering an extensive variety of Mediterranean favorites and specialty beverages for an exceptional dining experience. Since 1988, Paymon's has led the way with a fine presentation of traditional Greek, Middle Eastern, Italian, Persian, Indian and vegetarian dishes. Located in an exotic but fun setting, Paymon's will allure you with the unrivaled and distinctive charm and ambience only found in the best Cafes in the Mediterranean. If you are searching for the entire Mediterranean experience in Las Vegas, there is only one safe bet and that is Paymon's. A popular hang out for many of Las Vegas' most recognizable and notable personalities, Paymon's has racked up 27 awards in 5 categories from the Las Vegas Review Journal "Best of" polls. Make sure you check out the First Hookah Lounge in America, at Paymon's!
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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Crave mediterranean food? Go here!

Delicious "crack" fries, great gyros, and other meats. Service was a bit slow, but nice place. I though that the ambiance was nice. It's fairly close to the Las Vegas strip.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
Ooric
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Redmond, WA
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  • Families with children
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Redmond, WA
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Delicious "crack" fries, great gyros, and other meats. Service was a bit slow, but nice place. I though that the ambiance was nice. It's fairly close to the Las Vegas strip.

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Pittsburgh, PA
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74 reviews 74 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I went in there thinking we would get good service and live up to the reviews it did not. Our appetizer took 25 minutes to arrive to an empty dining room. The waiter forgot to bring tea and the meal followed the appetizer very shortly. The wait seemed like forever for an off time. Really 4:30pm and a wait for... More 

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87 reviews 87 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Fabulous mediterranen food! We tried the sampler platter and lentil soup- it was about $14 and had enough food for myself and four year old to split- big portions! We tried the lentil soup, hummus, tabouleh, baba ganoush, dolmas & falafel. Everything was amazing and the service was friendly and fast. Definitely worth a visit!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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276 reviews 276 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This place is awesome however I must've came on a bad night because the service could've been better as well as the food and hookah. For starters when we walked in most of the little sectionals were already taken but the waitress kindly made some room for me and my girlfriend to chill. Once we were seated we were recommended... More 

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Kingman, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Ok--right up front, I came here looking for a way to get out of coming here for an out of town family member's visit. I'm not normally a fan of Greek or Mediterranean food, and planned to order something safe like a meatball parm panini to be safe. But--the lamb burger looked interesting. I cook a mean burger at home,... More 

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Cedar City
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Great food, super nice place, nicely decorated. Also has a hookah lounge next door for some night life. The shiskababs are best quality, great rice and sides. I highly recommend Paymons.

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San Jose, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The Salmon is delicious. My husband had the Alfredo, said it was the best he's had. Make sure to try the Athens Fries.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I stopped by at Paymon's Mediterranean Cafe to try something new on Thursday March 19th. I came with two of my friends and decided to dine outside. We were allowed to sit at any open table and were given our drink rather quickly. The menu offers a mix of Mediterranean, Indian, and Italian dishes. After looking through the menu, I... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Right off the bat, I definitely enjoyed the location and the vibe at the restaurant. I loved the fact that the food portion was really worth my money. I got the chicken curry along with Athen fries and the pesto hummus and these dishes were really good. I liked the texture, the flavoring in the chicken curry had a certain... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This restaurant is definitely a very unique one in vegas! I would advise everyone who is traveling here to check this place out. Not only is the food very authentic but they offer different food options from all over the Mediterranean area. The vast menu options are an amazing feature to the restaurant. I found the atmosphere of the restaurant... More 

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Additional Information about Paymon's Mediterranean Cafe

Address: 8380 W Sahara Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89117
Phone Number: +1 702-804-0293
Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Las Vegas
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 8 - 22
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8380 W Sahara Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89117
    (Durango)
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Las Vegas
  • Phone Number: +1 702-804-0293

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 22
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Paymon's Mediterranean Cafe & Lounge is a quintessential "hot spot" offering an extensive variety of Mediterranean favorites and specialty beverages for an exceptional dining experience. Since 1988, Paymon's has led the way with a fine presentation of traditional Greek, Middle Eastern, Italian, Persian, Indian and vegetarian dishes. Located in an exotic but fun setting, Paymon's will allure you with the unrivaled and distinctive charm and ambience only found in the best Cafes in the Mediterranean. If you are searching for the entire Mediterranean experience in Las Vegas, there is only one safe bet and that is Paymon's. A popular hang out for many of Las Vegas' most recognizable and notable personalities, Paymon's has racked up 27 awards in 5 categories from the Las Vegas Review Journal "Best of" polls. Make sure you check out the First Hookah Lounge in America, at Paymon's!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?