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Uptowne Mediterranean Restaurant

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1000 Boston Tpke, Shrewsbury, MA 01545-3380
15088424544
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10:30 am - 8:30 pm
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Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Great food, not so great ambiance. Less formal than El-Basha but better food. Very reasonable prices. This is to Middle Eastern cuisine what Westborough Korean Restaurant is to Korean cuisine.

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Thank emizco
Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

Not as good as I expected, based on other reviews. Everything we ate was just ok, nothing was great. Chicken swarma(sp) was too dry and the side sauce had too much garlic. Humus(sp?) was boring.

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Thank DoctorFred
Waltham, Massachusetts
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87 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

I stopped in there after I did a search of best falafel in metrowest MA. UMR was just west of were I was going to be. It is sort of hidden next to Jo-Ann Fabrics & The Christmas Tree Shop in a small plaza. This is the same owner who use to run a deli out of there until 2... More 

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Thank LEER2011
Siena, Toscana, Italy
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145 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

Super friendly staff, and delicious international food. My only complaint is that it's hard not to eat too much, everything is so tasty! Great for take-out.

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Thank Lisa N
Boston, Massachusetts
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60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

The restaurant's look is nothing to worth mentioning, clean, simple and dated, like a diner for seniors, built in 1992. However the food was great! We got falafel wraps, burgers and shawarma. We've eaten a lot of falafel and really enjoyed these. So happy to finally have a good middle eastern place nearby. The staff are super nice and very... More 

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Thank squirrelnibbler
Northborough, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I found this place by accident..what a find! Delicious food and great prices...family friendly but we there without the kids. Casual environment... We tried the sampler with hummus, grape leaves and falafel as an appetizer, yum! For the main course I had the beef shawarma platter and he had the gyro. I also enjoyed a delicious Turkish... More 

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Thank Stefanie Y
Worcester, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

awesome friendly service! they always throw me recommendations everytime I pick up my food for next time. Super family oriented. Food is excellent and great prices!

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1 Thank Dan L
Franklin, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This was our first time at this little deli type restaurant but not our last for sure. The food was outstanding. Just like home cooking. Husband said it was better than his mom's. Just a little tiny place but made a big impression. Extensive menu but the owner was happy to accommodate any changes you wanted and even managed to... More 

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Thank dramamama359
Massachusetts
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Visited recently. Two of us had chicken peanut rollups and the third had chicken shawarma platter. Also ordered their Mediterranean salad which was large, fresh and had a flavorful lemon based dressing. Best salad I have experienced in quite some time. The rollup, shawarma an even the french fries were excellent. Hummus was delicious. Every item home-made and the owner... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013 via mobile

The staff is good. Tried couple of items. Quality of food not as expected. Bland taste. Rice under cooked. Wouldn't go there any more.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $15
Cuisine
Halal, Lebanese, Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern, Turkish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 Boston Tpke, Shrewsbury, MA 01545-3380
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Shrewsbury
  • Phone Number: 15088424544
Description
Inspired by the everyday family cooking that we grew up with, you’ll feel at home while savoring a great meal in our casual and relaxed dining room. Experience our inventive cuisine, attentive service, and a friendly atmosphere; come see what makes us one of the most popular restaurants in town.

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