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Mediterranean
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed February 7, 2020 via mobile

The ceiling detail is quite pretty here, barreled ceiling looks vet cool and old world classy. There’s a small parking lot behind the building of the palma. It is about half a block behind the restaurant. I ordered an OJ and carrot raw juice blend...and a chicken gallaba to go with the rice on the side. I would normally get it with salmon, but I didn’t see that as an option on the menu. The chicken gallaba smells savory and yummy in the carry out bag, that’s a good sign. The orange and carrot juice is super fresh and so wonderfully refreshing. Needed a boost of healthy after some ramen noodles. The chicken gallaba wasn’t bad, it looked flavorful and nicely cooked, taste wasn’t quite what I expected and was a bit more bland than it looked to me. It wasn’t bad, it just wasn’t special. It came with a side salad and as the dressing was already on top, it was a bit soggy after the 20+ minute drive home. The OJ and carrot juice was the best part of my meal tonight. The dressing for the side house salad was decent. It had a creaminess from the oil and nice flavoring, not to tart from the lemon juice.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 29, 2020

I had such a great meal here and truly kind friendly service. Custom made sandwiches. Let them know which parts you love most and they’ll fix it up!

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed June 23, 2019

I was visiting my sister in Harper Hospital, got hungry and remembered seeing the sign for La Palma. My friends and I decided to give it a try and walked over. WOW…did we make a good decision. The fresh juices we had were excellent, the...food was tasty, and portions were large enough to split. The decor is pleasant with large windows providing lots of natural light. I can’t say enough good things about the staff. We had a bit of delay getting service due to a surge in orders, but the staff was very apologetic, attentive, and compensated us for the delay. I would highly recommend this restaurant and plan to eat there whenever I’m in the Midtown area. Great food!!!More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 14, 2019

Got a chicken swarma once, was delicious. The second time a couple weeks later, got another one and the chicken was hard and tasted old. Not going back. I'm done.

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

Wonderful food and atmosphere. Hummus is the best I've ever had. Would highly recommend LaPalma. Close to a lot of happening places. Has parking.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed January 26, 2019

Went here recently while in Detroit and craving some middle eastern. Convenient free parking secured lot across the street. Restaurant nice and clean on inside with plenty of tables. Food was just at best average though from other middle eastern I have had. Also service...was pretty slow. I had the Chicken Swarma and will tell you that Bucharest Grill trumps their swarma's hands down. If you are in Detroit I would recommend Bucharest over La Palma.More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed November 16, 2018

I love Mediterranean food, and this place is top notch. Varied menu for both vegetarians and meat eaters. Nice and clean. We ordered take out and the food was made fresh and quickly. The chicken shwarma wrpa and the hummus falafel wrap were both tasty...and reasonably priced. We will visit again our next time in Detroit.More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2018

Unfortunately, the customer service here is on the decline. Stopped by here last week on my way from work to a meeting for an "on the go" quick bite. I was shorted 4 stuffed grape leaves after paying for 8 but I was surprised that...when I called to inquire why I paid for a full order and only received a half order, the person on the phone claimed that he had packaged them himself and put it 8. He then went on to say that maybe my husband ate 4 on the way from the restaurant to the car - which was parked outside their front door! When I returned to the restaurant, the manager informed us that they were actually out of stuffed grape leaves and refunded me my money. I suspect that they put the last 4 in my order then expected us to drive away and not return once we opened the take out package to learn that we had been shorted. Thankfully, the manager was apologetic and cordial. As for the other employee, he is the reason why I will not be returning. This was the 2nd time that I ordered carry-out from LaPalma and was missing something from my order.More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed July 11, 2018

This is place is right around the corner from where I have to work when I am in Michigan. I look forward to eating here every time. The hummus is the best I have ever tasted and the food is wonderful. Big portions and always...delicious. The service is great--very friendly and always accommodating. Love this place!More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

This restaurant is awesome. I have visited two times and the service is wonderful. All the food was fantastic- the chicken, beef, lamb, etc. They have a good selection and it is all very well cooked. Highly recommend the lentil soup! Hands down some of...the best soup I've ever had.More

Date of visit: January 2018
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