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Mooney's Mediterranean Cafe

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101 West 4th Street, Winston Salem, NC 27101
336 722 4222
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is my favorite place to dine in Winston. I love the friendly atmosphere and the traditional Lebanese food is to die for. The falafel, the hummus, the tawook - it's all fantastic. Recommended without reservation!!!

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Thank Edward P
Istanbul
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215 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I love Mediterranean cuisine, and had high expectations. I am a bit of a food snob, so maybe my opinion is not the best, but I found the taste to be average. As well, I wish that there was ethnic music playing.

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Thank NationsMan
Fort Worth, Texas
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

In downtown Winston on a Saturday noon a lot of places are closed; this was a freak find for us. We have eaten Lebanese diaspora food from Kuwait through London and Montreal to the US south, and this is about the best value for money. Mezze outstanding. Moussaka (eggplant, chick pea soupy version) great. Nice coffee in insulated pression pots.... More 

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Thank Karen R
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Consistently delicious food and great service. I've been dozens of times and am never disappointed, it's our go-to place in town.

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Thank rumiates
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love Mooney's! In spite of that, we only get there a few times a year, but we are never disappointed. We brought friends with us on our latest visit and truly enjoyed good company, great food, and a table by the street. As usual, I ordered the sampler platter of Fetoosh (salad), fried cauliflower (the best anywhere, ever), couscous,... More 

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Thank Diana C
Poway, California
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59 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Didn't really know what I ordered, but it was a Mediterranean wrap with beef and it was terrific. Helpful and pleasant service

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Thank twatripp
Greenville, South Carolina, United States
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being Vegan its always tough to visit new places. It was great to find this restraint with amazing vegan options in a sea of southern style meat only ventures.

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Thank Brandon K
Franklin, Tennessee
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We love authentic Lebanese/Mediterranean and this was the real deal. Baba ghanouj was perfect, tabouli was fresh and tasty, falafels were amazing.

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Thank Eleanorsmama
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Went here for lunch with my visiting cousins from Minneapolis. Tabbouleh was okay, but what they are calling Shwarma is a farce. Chunks of meat instead of thin slices, and not seasoned well. My vegetarian cousins were okay with what they ordered, but they did mention that they could find far better Lebanese or Middle Eastern food in the Twin... More 

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Thank Deirdre L
Saint Joseph, Missouri
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Was looking for a restaurant to take my spouse on her birthday. Shes vegetarian and the menu fit the bill for her and myself. What a great find in Winston Salem. Service was good, food was a delightfully tasty.

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Thank Jay T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $15
Cuisine
Lebanese, Vegetarian, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegan
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 West 4th Street, Winston Salem, NC 27101
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Winston Salem
  • Phone Number: 336 722 4222
Description
A Lebanese, family run restaurant in downtown Winston-Salem, NC. Serving great pita wraps, fresh ingredients, the best hummus and baba ghanooj around. Open for lunch and dinner Monday through Saturday. Hookahs offered after hours. Belly dancers perform once a month and other live, local entertainment play as well. For dinner try the Steak Frites featuring local grass fed beef from Apple Brandy Farms and off with Krankies Coffee and homemade Baklava ice cream from Blue Ridge Ice Creams.

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