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208 reviews 208 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Oh boy, am I glad my husband and I dropped into Zayne Mediterranean Cafe yesterday. This small cafe is pleasant, easy to get to, has free parking and is open on Mondays. (Note: Several restaurants are closed on Mondays in Tucson, AZ.) The service was excellent. The food was exceptional and I cannot wait to return to try something new.... More 

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Buffalo, New York
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

I was surprised, after reading rave reviews about this place, that it was only average. My companion liked his combo grill plate but my plate of tabbouleh, hummus and falafel was just ok. A bit too lemony. Nothing that knocked my socks off, and I wouldn't necessarily hurry back. The staff was friendly but not overly so. An average dining... More 

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38 reviews 38 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I got the Combination plate with lamb kicks and it was delicious. The felafel is the best I have had and the Sesame seeds add a wonderful flavor. The lamb kicks was juicy, flavorful and delicately enhanced by the tatziki yogurt sauce. The grape leaves were tasty, and the Zayna french fries were amazing. The service was friendly and prompt.... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

We were introduced to Zayna by some friends and had lunch there. I am vegetarian and had the Mujadara plate which is a lentil stew on rice with yogurt on the side, as well as a green salad. Everything was very fresh and that was quite possibly the best lentil dish I have had--ever. Service was great! Obviously a popular... More 

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I had a craving for falafel and after reading all the reviews I decided to come here. The place was packed, which is a good sign. The dining room is a bit small, but cozy.The servers are great, really polite and helpful. I had the Combination Plate, which had lamb kifta, falafel, dolma(stuffed grape leaves), hummus, pita and a salad.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I love Mediterranean food and used to frequent nearby Ali Baba but now that I found Zayna I'll never go back. The dining room is clean, bright, and inviting. The service is fast and friendly. And the food. The food is delicious, affordable, and healthy. I've loved everything I've tried so far. Five stars.

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Kapaa, Hawaii
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212 reviews 212 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
206 helpful votes 206 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We came by here yesterday for an early dinner. Empty when we started at 4:30 but was 1/3 full by the time we left. I always wait for the street fair for my Gyro. So this was a test. Passed with flying colors. The best. With the Turkish pale lager and veges and curry rice what a nice meal. Very... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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44 reviews 44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Really enjoyed our meal at Zayna Mediterranean. The restaurant is a bit small but very cozy. Staff was incredibly friendly and helpful. Service was quick. The falafel was incredible, and I was told that the other items were great as well. I definitely recommend!!

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Tucson, Arizona
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551 reviews 551 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
580 helpful votes 580 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This is a casual dining place that offers good service and standard Mediterranean fare at a reasonable price. We have dined here occasionally since the restaurant opened. I have never found anything exceptional about Zayna's cuisine but it is perfectly acceptable. I especially like the hummus but find that the pita bread is sometimes stale. On a recent visit, my... More 

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Tucson, AZ
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Fantastic food at reasonable prices, with friendly service! Great flavors without being too spicy. Try it, you won't regret it!

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Additional Information about Zayna Mediterranean Cafe

Address: 4122 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85712
Phone Number: (520) 881-4348
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 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 - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern

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