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Phoenicia Specialty Foods

1001 Austin, Houston, TX
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Ranked #16 of 7,316 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Healthy
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: You have one of the locations listed but not the new location that opened in November 2011
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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Great small food store across from four seasons hotel. Have a lot of variety of cheeses, alcohol, dairy and other daily items. I was mostly pleased with their large selection of non-alcoholic beer.

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Atlanta
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51 reviews 51 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Wine, cheese, salmon and other great hot and cold meals can be found at the Phoenicia. I always visit this place when I am in Houston for business.

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Have everything you could want. It is like a Mediterranean market. It also features a bar to have drinks, a sit down eatery with servers/coffee shop.once you venture pass that you go into the "grocery" part of it where you'll find rotisseries of Shwarma, lots of deli sides, desserts, baklava. I tried some of the baklava and I wouldn't say... More 

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Houston, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Phoenicia has some of the best prepared foods like their shawarma sandwiches, taboula salads, lentil salads, cheese spreads, grape leaves. This list can go on forever. Even aesthetically it's such a beautiful place to walk through. Their dry beans sometimes have too long a shelf life but that's my only complaint.

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Captain Cook, Hawaii, United States
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65 reviews 65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I was staying at a hotel nearby and was SO glad we found this market the very first day. Almost like a mini Wholefoods type place, but even better in my opinion. Nice selection of foods, sweets, wines, and ready made items. Ended up visiting this store every day of my stay. Reasonable prices. If I'm ever in this area... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

My lebanese husband went there at least once a day for a meal while we were there for a conference. The food is fresh. You can take out or stay at eat in a cafe area.

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Houston, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

My favorite place to buy food. You can find everything. Incredible wine selection. Fresh bread. Great prepared Mediterranean food. Great deserts, cakes, cookies. It is a very good place for you to go to get ready for the holidays.

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Colchester, England, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Stopping in one of the hotels nearby it's nice to find an option to restaurant food every night, and this place was great. Help yourself salad bars, ready made meals, hot food counter, cakes, breads, beers... a lot of stuff. What struck me the most was the quality of the fresh food and the shelf items, and with so much... More 

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Buhl, Idaho
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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We love the sandwiches, salads, deli, and wine section (huge) here. Fresh, tasty, and healthy selections abound. You will love it, too.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Fabulous near eastern themed food store with great takeout and eat in options. Close to hotels and Convention Center in downtown Houston. Good inexpensive breakfast bar!

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Additional Information about Phoenicia Specialty Foods

Address: 1001 Austin, Houston, TX
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Healthy

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