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Andy's Mediterranean Grille

906 Nassau, Cincinnati, OH 45206
513-281-9791
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Ranked #686 of 1,725 restaurants in Cincinnati
Price range: $0 - $31
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Dining style: Casual Dining
Transit: Metro Bus Stop numbers 69,16,4,11, and 1 up the street
Description: Small corner store quickly grew as Andy, with brother Majed, infused the establishment with authentic family recipes developed and lovingly served for generations. Andy transformed the once modest neighborhood deli into a fun and funky restaurant offering unique Mediterranean dishes with his own personal touch. Best of all, Andy's tasty creations are handmade from only the freshest ingredients. Today, the Hajjars are proud to serve the most authentic and traditional Middle Eastern cuisine available in the Tri-State. Receive a warm welcome from Andy himself as soon as you enter the cozy restaurant to begin your meal. Complete your dining experience with dessert and Lebanese coffee or enjoy on final Middle Eastern tradition in the form of a relaxing smoking pipe. Enjoy the finest Middle Eastern cooking from our family to yours! Award winning Restaurant: Best Entree, best of Cincinnati, best belly dance, silver spoon award 2010, best greek
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English first
Covington, Kentucky
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98 reviews 98 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I've been to Andy's a few times and never leave dissatisfied. While I don't eat much meat, the kabobs are so delicious. My favorites are the labneh (appetizer) and the baklava for dessert. The meal and the setting are authentic and the service is friendly.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Friday evening visit. Seated right away. Still in time for happy hour and ordered a draft on special at $2 per glass. Did not do an app. Ordered chicken ( Shish Tawook or chicken breast as kebabs and Chicken Hajjar.) Both were with salad. Salad served with meal. House dressing too bitter. Special seasonings on chicken were a little strong... More

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kentucky
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Good Mediterranean food and nice atmosphere. Good service, nice portions. Nice outdoor porch area and the lamb shank was delicious.

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Piner, Kentucky, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

First off I give my wife kudos.... as she eats veggie dishes or salmon most days and no red meat. So she went as I had been wanting to try for quite some time. It is a trip I should have made with a meat lovin buddy.... I talked her into the veggie saute over the kabob. It was to... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

My husband and I and two other couples ate here last Saturday around 5pm and it was really yummy. We got hummus and samosas for apps, there was enough for the table to share. My husband and I ordered the lamb kebob and 2 chicken kebob's to share, the meal came with a mountain of rice. The lamb was cooked... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013 via mobile

Having lived in the middle east, i always aspire for good food from there. Unfortunatelly Andy s is not a place where you will find it. The shish tawook is very very dry and the lentil soup was horrible. The fatoush had so much fatty bread that it could not be eaten. The Arak and the arabic coffee were good... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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55 reviews 55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

I feel the quality of their food has gone down. I do not enjoy it there like i used to. the meat is often dry, the vegetables often over cooked. too much rice in dishes.

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Colchester, VT
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52 reviews 52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

On a Saturday evening, five of us sat on the porch and ordered appetizers and dinner. The food was tasty and healthy. The service was excellent. No belly dancers though. The locals among us wondered if it was because the restaurant wasn't busy enough.

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Burbank, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Visited on a Saturday night after confirming (only 4 days before) that the belly dance performers would be there (as advertised on their website). We were told 'yes' they perform from 8-10pm on Sat. They never showed up, and when we asked the waiter about this, he said they just don't always show up. Very strange. The food portions are... More

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cincinnati
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

I ordered the lamb-kabob. The choice of meat was surprisingly poor: tough and gristly. I complained and the owner made up another for me. It was slightly better. We'll not be back. We expect a restaurant to not try to pass off on its customers low grade cuts of meat.

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