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“You'll love light menu” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Phoenicia Specialty Foods

Phoenicia Specialty Foods
1001 Austin, Houston, TX
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Ranked #14 of 7,315 Restaurants in Houston
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
houston, texas
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96 reviews 96 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
“You'll love light menu”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

try the hummus with a draft beer. Or you can buy anything in market and bring it into the restaurant. You can see locals and visiting celebrities. It's fun!!

Visited December 2012
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
New York City, New York
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50 reviews 50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Exotic”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

A welcome addition. Mediterranean salad is good value, and a break from the usual Tex-Mex and barbecue that I usually find in Houston. Fascinating groceries from around the world, focused on the Mediterranean basin, and an eclectic selection of wines. Certainly gives the New York City exoticas a run for their money--Arabian Nights meets Whole Foods.

Visited January 2013
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Monterrey, Mexico
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“This is it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

Forget whole food, forget all New York's deli type restaurants and forget everything else you have tasted before as you are walking in the best restaurant, takeaway and supermarket in United States. Our visit to Houston is never completed without one visit a day to Phoenicia. If you like olives, they have the nicest collection of olives we have seen.

Visited December 2012
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Berkley, Michigan
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109 reviews 109 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 55 cities Reviews in 55 cities
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
“So much to choose from!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

There was a huge selection of retail goods with a lot of ethnic diversity. The food bar was fantastic. It was nice that you can carry out or eat there.

Visited December 2012
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Houston, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Very clean and presentable”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

I love their freshly baked Pita bread. the cheese choise and the restaurant. I also buy lots of my bulk items from them ar a good price.

Visited November 2012
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