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Carousel Restaurant

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304 N Brand Blvd, Glendale, CA 91203-2304
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Vancouver, Canada
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

We went twice to this restaurant , the food was fantastic and delicious, service was first class by Ali and the ambience was great, if you like to try Lebanese food you have to go and try the best food. Carousel restaurant in Glendale. I will give 5 stars.

Thank kokoIsa
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118 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

This place feels like it's run by people who know their stuffs. Like you know the food is good when you walk into a Chinese restaurant where no one speaks English and your cashier is the 10 year old boss's son. The food comes in decent portions and tastes great. Parking is convenience. There are also outdoor seatings.

Thank jeff D
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

There's another original Carousel restaurant over in Hollywood. This one has been open for maybe 15 years now. On weekends you have live entertainment--belly dancers and such. It's probably best to go here with a large group of people so you can have as many dishes as you want. I say that you need a large group of people, because... More 

Thank Mike M
Detroit, Michigan
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

I tried this restaurant when visiting Glendale, based solely on online reviews. The staff were all extremely welcoming and friendly and the food was delicious!! I wish I lived in the area so I could go back regularly. Highly, highly recommend!!!

Thank JL F
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

We bought the family style for 27.99$ per person had so many appetizers and mixed grill ...it was absolutely amazing! We loved it !

1 Thank Ellie B
Braintree, Massachusetts
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70 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

What a surprise to find out the the Carousel Restaurant is actually a family run Eastern Mediterranean (Lebanese). The healthful fare features great salads, kabobs and many other Lebanese (and some Armenian and American) dishes. We were in Glendale for 3 nights and went back to the Carousel several times. If the weather is nice, ask for outdoor (covered area... More 

1 Thank wxguy78
Sea Girt, New Jersey
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

This place is the real deal. Service, decor and great food. I have celiac disease and they bent over backwards to accommodate. They even made me fresh tabouli without bulgar wheat. Be sure to get waiter Fadi, he is a charm.

1 Thank albgropp
Glendale, CA
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Carousel is a must go place if you are in Glendale area. The food is mostly Middle Eastern but there is some fusion of American, Russian and Armenian influences as well. During some nights of the week there is live music and Middle Eastern dance entertainment as well. The place has indoor, veranda and outside seating, But, you can watch... More 

Thank ArmoVacationer
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

We went there on a Saturday Night and absolutely loved it! There was a show and we loved the music - Arabic, and English and even Armenian :) the Service was excellent - our waitress Garin was exceptionally nice! As for the food, the mantis were superb and the kebabs are a must try!

Thank LauraVart
Ieper (Ypres), Belgium
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

Excellent food. the Kebbeh are the best I have had in years. We were in Glendale for business trip and went there twice. Chicken Shawarma is delicious. The service impeccable.

Thank 27xoros

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $35
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Eastern European, Armenian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 304 N Brand Blvd, Glendale, CA 91203-2304
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Glendale
  • Phone Number: 818-246-7775
Rated "The Best Most interesting Lebanese-Armenian Restaurant in LA" (By Michelle Huneven, LA Weekly), Carousel is the venue that will surpass your culinary expectations. If its authentic Middle Eastern cuisine you are looking for you will not only find the Authentic cuisine at carousel but the atmosphere and entertainment. we take pride in providing you with the most amazing dining experience

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