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International Pocket Cafe

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52 East Main Rd., Middletown, RI
401-849-8900
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout

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  • 7
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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I'm a once-a-month or more patron that is just getting around to writing a good review. I've yet to have a bad lunch at this place - not a date night dining experience, but if you want quality Mediterranean food you can't beat this joint!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Brian S
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Newport, Rhode Island
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Newport, Rhode Island
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm a once-a-month or more patron that is just getting around to writing a good review. I've yet to have a bad lunch at this place - not a date night dining experience, but if you want quality Mediterranean food you can't beat this joint!

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Thank Brian S
Leonardtown, Maryland
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103 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

I'll start by being up front, if you are looking for ambience International Pocket Café is not for you. If you are looking for outstanding Mediterranean cuisine you have found it. My husband and I love Mediterranean food but too often we find restaurants do not use spices liberally enough and what could be great food is bland. The Pocket... More 

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Thank desertescapee
Middletown, Rhode Island
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85 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

This restaurant is about the food - not the ambience. They have wonderful Greek Pockets and salads. Serving size is good. Prices are fair. Lines tend to be long (because it is popular). Sometimes they give me a small piece of Baklava for free (:. This is a good place to go for tasty and healthy food.

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1 Thank heidi F
Rhode Island
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76 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Our family of 5 had lunch here today. We got gyros to go, and my youngest got a phillie steak and cheese with fries. The portions are large, the veggies are fresh and the service is exceptional. This isn't fine dining, this is just really good food served with authenticity and flair. We all loved our sandwiches and would go... More 

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Thank coombsfamily5
Coventry, Connecticut
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We first came to the International Pocket Cafe when our daughter first became vegetarian. At our first visit, she at the mozzarella sticks. By the time we returned, she had developed a taste for falafel and turned her teenage friend onto the falafel wraps. There are traditional meat options, such as lamb, as well as an assortment of vegetable toppings... More 

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Thank Cheryl M
Mission Viejo, California
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202 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Middle eastern favorites with a family run focus. They cook up fresh and the line out the door forms quickly. For some reason the customers were mostly male the day we were there, but maybe it's because the portions were so large!

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Thank marc c
New York City, New York
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

When you're tired of seafood, and eventually you will tire of seafood, this little pitstop in the parking lot is a great place for a change of pace. Hailing as I do from where Middle Eastern food abounds, this place is a jewel. I've honestly never tasted falafel this delicate. I heartily recommend a visit.

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1 Thank Peter K
Arlington, Virginia
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314 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We got a bunch of wraps from here a few weeks ago. The food all seemed fresh though they were out of feta (how?) and they barely put any hummus on the wrap (when it was a hummus and taboulli wrap. Other than that, the food was fabulous. The soulvaki was incredible and the taboulli very flavorful. I will definitely... More 

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Thank DCTravelers69
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

Have been there 10 times, and always fantastic. Fresh and complex flavors. And huge. Always enough to fill a ravenous 16 yo boy.

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Thank OliverHPC
Middletown, Rhode Island
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Awesome Lebanese/Med food. Get the chicken falafel wrap loaded with everything or convert it to the same dish as a salad if you're more carb conscious. Awesome lunch option, but if you venture there at the rush, it can be a wait. Call ahead and pick it up if it's peak lunch rush.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 52 East Main Rd., Middletown, RI
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Middletown
  • Phone Number: 401-849-8900

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?