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438 Fayetteville St, City Plaza, Raleigh, NC 27601-1741
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Dining options: Seating, Takeout

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Good greek/middle east offerings

Grabbed a quick bite here one evening -- lots of food (too much for me really) at good prices. Buy it inside and take it outside to the plaza to eat.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 18, 2015
Helen N
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Always eat lunch at Shish Kabob when I am at downtown Raleigh at my conference. Much better than the free food at the convention center. Love the lamb kabobs and the sides are flavorful. Fast service and friendly staff. Enjoy sitting outside. Would be nice if they had a covered area and a wind block.

Thank Martha H
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Grabbed a quick bite here one evening -- lots of food (too much for me really) at good prices. Buy it inside and take it outside to the plaza to eat.

Thank Helen N
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

I arrived in Raleigh after a day of travel during which I did not have time to eat. I stopped at the Shish Kebob and got a falafel. The price was right, and I was able to sit outdoors in the plaza, which was a plus.

Thank Catherine D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

The owner is rude and the menu indicates more than one kabob but they only give you one kabob... not kabobs!

Thank Brent N
Wilmington, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

If you're staying at the Marriot, it's late and you don't want to venture very far, this is a good place to go. It's greek food and it's pretty good. I have had better but, for the price and location, it wasn't that bad.

Thank TTJ69
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We've eaten Lebanese food all over the world, but Shish Kabob remains one of our favorites, simply because the food really is Lebanese food. We can get the kind of pickles we like, they'll put French fries in our sandwiches, and the hommous isn't ruined by extra ingredients. It's value priced, too - perfect place for a fast meal or... More 

Thank Kayla F
Augusta, Georgia
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

Found this cool place walking from the Marriott Hotel in Downtown Raleigh. The food was so good that I went twice is 3 days! The Steak and Chicken Kabobs are both incredible.

Thank OldeTownSnob
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

PROS: Good food Quick service CONS: Small building so it fills up for lunch and there is no inside seating. It's hours are limited, it is not open very late and not at all on Sunday.

Thank Christian07
Greenville, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

Went here again for the second time in May. Had the veggie gyro and stuffed grape leaves. It made for the perfect lunch! The prices are great for what you get. The service is good!

Thank fantasticallons-y
Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Even though it qualifies as fast food, this place has the best lamb gyros and kabobs around Raleigh. And their other offerings (pita, hummus, tabouli, greek salads, etc.) are all top notch. I would place their food above Neomonde, Greek Fiesta, etc. any day. My comments are for their branch in Pinecrest Shopping Center out on Leesville Rd.

Thank oltexan

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  • Address: 438 Fayetteville St, City Plaza, Raleigh, NC 27601-1741
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: 919-833-4005

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  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

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