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4301 Central Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421-2925
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here with family - including two young granddaughters. We started with an appetizer platter, mixed meat platters and finished with baklava. All was fresh and tasty. A place I have to return to next time I'm in town.

Thank Maureen D
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Do not hesitate to go to this restaurant, it is simply wonderful! The best Mediterranean and Turkish food I've ever eaten. The food was extremely delicious. From their homemade Turkish bread, to the smokey delicious Baba Ghanouj and hummus it was all superb. Their falafel was AMAZING. The meats were perfectly cook, and the rice and veggies were flavorful and... More 

Thank Lobobby
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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81 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Authentic middle eastern food ( unless mom made it), the Turkish bread comes hot and DELICIOUS! Crispy outside pipping hot tender yum on the inside ( and I'm not a bread person). Generous portions, service outstanding , spacious..., great quality for the price- I shall be back! It's worth the long drive! The only thing I did was ordered the... More 

Thank Aneesa K
New Brighton, Minnesota
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

The food excellent, a lot of flavor, authentic, good friendly service, suggest the hummus and lamb, will return for sure

Thank Lisa O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

I love this place!! Excellent quality of food. Everything on the menu is absolutely delicious. Very reasonable prices for menu items with an ample amount of food.

Thank Jodie K
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59 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2016

Decor is simple. Ambience is nothing special. The food though was very good. The Turkish bread was delicious. Nice falafel and shawarma. The best thing we ate though was the cheese and zaatar pies. These alone were worth the trip.

Thank adelZman
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2016

I discovered this place about 6 months ago, and have been there 4 times since. It's delicious, and affordable! Light puffy pita bread with sesame on top, Mezza plate of apps with delicious falafel and hummus and baba ganouj, my husband had a shawarma plate that was good but his favorite part of the plate was hummus with jalapeño in... More 

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Fargo, North Dakota
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

The food was great. The service was not there. We were greater, we placed order. Food came out fairly fast. Then no services after that. We had to call waiter over for more drinks, and afew other stuff. But I still recommend the place. Maybe the waiter had a bad day.

Thank Jason N
Arden Hills, Minnesota
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28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2016

We have tried Basha across the street, and heard good things about Filfillah on Central Avenue. The food is delicious and service friendly and prompt, the "atmosphere" is a bit lacking--howerever, our hot tea was served in a turkish teapot, the bread that came with our soup and salad wonderful. Recommend the fattoush and greek salads, any grilled meat-we had... More 

Thank Elaine F
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11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

Start with the shawarma, later try the iskender if you're feeling adventurous. Regardless expect good food and a delicious dessert if you've got room.

Thank Joe W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $17
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Turkish, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4301 Central Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421-2925
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Columbia Heights
  • Phone Number: 17637812222
Authentic middle eastern food prepared by our Turkish and Egyptian chefs. Scratch kitchen with large portions. This is a must check out restaurant in the Minneapolis area. We are a destination for many travelers.

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