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Kebab Cafe

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5000 Valley West Blvd Ste 19, Arcata, CA 95521-4646
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Blue Lake, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great food! I love the atmosphere as well as the food. They are very friendly people. I go there for lunch every month!

Thank Cynthia S
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had the hummus with pita appetizer and the chicken kebab skewer (minus the skewer and with two dipping sauces) for lunch this week. Quite delicious! If you like Greek, Mediterranean, and Middle East fare, this is your place in Arcata. They have a variety of beverages -- beer, coffee, soft drinks, wine. It's a small cafe that can get... More 

Thank Jeff D
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You are in for a treat when you step into Kebab Cafe this food is incredible! My favorite is the Gyro! I could eat these everyday! Everytime i come here which is often, all employees are so nice and they pump out food quick! Love this little gem we have in our home town!

Thank Ahannah21
Wayzata, Minnesota
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked over from the hotel and ordered to take back to the hotel. Great Gyro, friendly staff. Awesome fries. My wife liked the baklava as well.

Thank George R
San Francisco, California
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192 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tucked away in a shopping center This place has been here for years and is consistently good. You know it's good when you see the owner working there even after years and years of being open. It's fresh and really good. The kabobs the gyros the salads all cooked to order and good. You won't go wrong for lunch or... More 

1 Thank TropicalTommy11
Northern California
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The gyros are authentic (at least by European standards) and delicious. If you are doing take-out, ask for it to be made in separate parts. We get ours to go and don't eat it for about an hour , but packed separately it is like eating it there. If you are eating there, be sure to get their fries, crispy... More 

Thank nbc707
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

needed to pick something up at harbor freight at lunchtime and i found this next door.. unexpectedly fresh, great and friendly.

Thank cat f
Corvallis, Oregon
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180 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arriving late in Arcata, a greeter in the motel lobby recommended this place as being one of her favorites. She gave us directions and warned that they closed early, i.e. 9:30 pm. We were not disappointed. There was a nice selection of kabobs and a few other items. Orders were taken at the counter. The sauces, cucumber and a hot... More 

Thank Hazel S
San Francisco Bay Area
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133 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

This was a great place to stop for a quick dinner. The staff was friendly and the food was delicious. We got there just in time. By the time we were done, the place was packed. There were people standing outside just to get in the door. Be aware the menu is confusing when ordering kebabs. Ask for help.

Thank lbrb97
Eureka, California
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Had almost everything on menu, all great.. My favorite is lamb kebab burger, sliced hot and served in warm burger bun, delicious. Rivals their pitas.

Thank John4260

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Turkish, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5000 Valley West Blvd Ste 19, Arcata, CA 95521-4646
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Arcata
  • Phone Number: 707.826.2121

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?