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Emily's Lebanese Delicatessen

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641 University Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413-1963
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Wed - Mon 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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115 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is so darn good! Can't go wrong with the Chicken Kabob and Rice. The tabouli salad is to die for! My date couldn't stop raving about it. I think it sealed the deal for a 2nd date! She thinks I have great taste! Thanks Emily's!

Thank Michelle D
Bangkok, Thailand
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114 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

40 yrs ago my uncle visited us from the Middle East and so we tried Emily's after reading an article in the local newspaper. I remember the tabouli as unmatched and after many years of eating it other places today we confirm it is STILL the best. I ordered a large salad with everything- onions, olives, peppers, cheese and a... More 

Thank kindehar
Stillwater, Minnesota, United States
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Bought a deal on Groupon because I was craving Middle Eastern food. We brought the kids and said we'd like to try a little bit of everything. The lamb was awesome and the spinach pie rocked. Falafel was popular, too. Grape leaves tasted the way they should, but they weren't exactly a hit with the kids, at least not compared... More 

Thank Tami B
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

If you are looking for Raw KIbbi they have it. The combination dinner is a nice way to try lots of different flavors. The kabob's are good as well.

Thank KorePeterson
Seattle, Washington
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126 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

I have been here twice now. Both on Groupns I found both times the place was very clean, the waitstaff were timely in taking my order and the wait was not 2 long and the place was 3/4 full I have had the Lamb shush kabobs and #13 the spicy tilapia was really very good. Great personality to all their... More 

Thank Thomas W
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Fully renovated with new equipment and definitely clean. This is a multi-generation family owned and operated restaurant that has the best food you will ever eat (especially is you like Lebanese/Mediterranean cuisine. Odds are you will have to wait 5-10 mins for table or maybe 15... but it is sooooo worth the wait. Even better is that you can take... More 

Thank GeoWeatherman
Maple Grove, MN
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162 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

One of my favorite places in the twin cities. I take all my friends. It is a classic family run hole in the wall with amazing middle eastern food. The Taboule is th best anywhere.

Thank Lomunchi
Maple Grove, Minnesota
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Our family took my mother out for her 89th. birthday to Emily's, great food,relaxing atmosphere,great attentive service. Everyone trying each others dish,just like home,except we're Norwegian. Really a cozy little place to gather,oh and the Baklava is the best in the city (and no calories..ha ha).

Thank Debbie S
International Falls, Minnesota
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

First time at a Lebonese place. Went in for breakfest to take on the road. Staff was amazingly helpful explaining whats stuff was and suggesting the best options. Got lamb and green beans. Amazing cold and warmed up afterwards. Hummas was fantastic. Next time I am in the area I will be stopping in!

Thank lcharlieb
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569 reviews
408 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

Friendly staff and place. Food is great but salad or taboule should be served with the food instead of starter to makes it less dry and fresher. Fish was too salty.

Thank Bambooly

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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
Average prices
$10 - $15
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 641 University Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413-1963
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: 612-379-4069

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