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Afrah Restaurant and Pastries

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314 E Main St, Richardson, TX 75081-6045
972-234-9898
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10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night

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  • 39
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great food, poor interior

We arrived at this place driven by friends who swore the food was excellent. It's not a lot to look at from the outside and it looks as though they are building an entirely new restaurant next door, presumably following their success after the appearance on Drivers, Diners and Dives. The owners... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
Trampus01
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Preston, United Kingdom
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Preston, United Kingdom
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112 reviews 112 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We arrived at this place driven by friends who swore the food was excellent. It's not a lot to look at from the outside and it looks as though they are building an entirely new restaurant next door, presumably following their success after the appearance on Drivers, Diners and Dives. The owners clearly haven't wanted to spend anything on the... More 

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McKinney, Texas, United States
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29 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I thought my co workers were nuts when they recommended we go to a lunch buffet. Who goes to a buffet outside of Las Vegas? I was pleasantly surprised with the quality of the food. The food was good, fresh, and diverse. The bread was great with the hummus. The staff was friendly- and the place was crowded.

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8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Wow, the lunch time buffet is fabulous! Lots of different types of grilled meat (chicken, lamb, beef, and grilled fish) the hummus was fresh and made there! So are the Pita's. There are many Lebanese specialities, and lots of vegetarian dishes. The selection was marvelous and a perfect introduction for a person that is new to this type of food.... More 

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McKinney, Texas
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32 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This was our first visit to Afrah, and we were pleasantly surprised! To start, our waiter, Waleed, was very friendly, knowledgeable and accommodating. We had the hummus with ground beef, pine nuts and olive oil - this was THE BEST hummus I've had at any restaurant - period. The pita bread that was served with it was light and airy.... More 

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Horseshoe Bay, Texas
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115 reviews 115 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Some of the best hummus I have ever had! And I am picky about my hummus. The warm bread and hummus - heaven. It was an experience watching other guests smoke their hookahs while we all ate on the patio. Had the gyro plate. The walnut baklava was just right -not too sweet and just the right amount.

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Utah
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83 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Wasn't sure what to expect, I'm not from Dallas but love me a shawarma. The parking lot was a mess since they're building a new Afrah next door. Sunday late afternoon it was pretty quiet but lots of families were there. I grabbed a table inside, I think I was actually supposed to order at the counter. A waiter brought... More 

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Taos, New Mexico
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84 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Afrah is an icon of Middle Eastern Food. The current location is a little on the "worn" side which I love of course. However, they are building a new restaurant next door that is upscale and to die for! I can't wait to visit my friends in Dallas again to dine in their new facility. The service was great. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Dallas and Richardson are a wild jungle when it comes to Mediterranean restaurants. Afrah has survived the test of time and has maintained its popularity amongst the many new restaurants that opened over the past 10 years. It's a testament to the simple yet authentic Mediterranean dishes that are served with passion and quality.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We usually go there for breakfast on sundays ... but it's a good family place to eat and smoke hooha .. chill with freinds there

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Dallas, Texas
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215 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I usually get my favorite chicken kabobs, but this time I accidentally ordered the chicken shwarma instead. I was not sorry. The chicken was moist and flavorful. The kabsa rice is excellent too. The hummus is lackluster. Overall, this is a great restaurant and our favorite when we want to eat Middle Eastern. By the way, as of late February... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 314 E Main St, Richardson, TX 75081-6045
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Richardson
  • Phone Number: 972-234-9898

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean, Dessert, Bakeries, Middle Eastern
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
9:00 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?