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Laziza

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195 E Erie St, Kent, OH 44240-3513
330-677-7000
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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California
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Just okay. Located right in the heart of downtown Kent, close to campus. Bastilla very nice. Baklava nothing to write home about. Good waitstaff. Outdoor patio dining lovely.

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Thank suragolda
South Portland, Maine
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Convenient, moderately upscale dining in the trendy Kent college town. Atmosphere is nice if a little simple. Service is enthusiastic. The food is fresh, and tasty, but not memorable. With as many options around Kent we probably wouldn't visit Laziza again. But also wouldn't be adverse to it if thats where our group wanted to try.

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Thank Eric S
Nashville, Tennessee
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We recently held our family reunion in Kent/Akron area. I called for reservations for 15 to 17 people and when we arrived, the tables were all set for us with white tablecloths in one long row. After asking the owner, Michael, if he could rearrange the table in a more intimate way to facilitate conversation, he was kind enough to... More 

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Thank f00diepat
Midwest
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356 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here one night primarily because it was convenient - right across the street from our hotel. Sometimes you get lucky. This place was fantastic. The menu is mostly Mediterranean, with a few other items (steaks, seafood, etc.) as well. We started with hummus and pitas and cocktails, then a selection of salads and shawarmas, and finishing with baklava... More 

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Hudson, Ohio
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been to this restaurant several times for lunch as its a frends favorite. Falafel were over done hockey pucks twice. Wait staff spends more time bsing among themselves rather than paying attention to customers. Yesterday's service was snail-like and my wrap was cold. The normally good fries were greasy. Not really worth the time or the money.

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Thank TomskiOh
Hayward, California
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

This is the first restaurant I've ever given a 5 rating--food was excellent, service possibly the best I've ever had, prices were fine for the quality, a broad menu, fine ambiance, and they even have a kids menu and indoor and outdoor seating! You can sample a brew or an entree, no problem. We had the Vegetarian Sampler appetizer, which... More 

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Ravenna, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Laziza is a very nice restaurant in downtown Kent. It is beautifully decorated, and the food is authentic. The cocktails are delicious.....I recommend the Gentlemen's cosmo!

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1 Thank Kimberly K
Moorestown, NJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Choice of Mediterranean, steak or seafood makes Laziza a perfect dining destination. Lamb is superb and they have more ways than imaginable to serve beer and chicken. Welcome quiet among some very focused diners; their meals are clearly divine. From the delightful dinner rolls to delicious French Onion soup to our main courses, we were pleased by every moment.

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1 Thank KentStaters
Kent, Ohio
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

The dishes are expertly prepared and served. There is ample variety for both the timid and those who relish the flavor of the middle east.

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3 Thank James W
Fallon, Nevada
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329 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

A real authentic experience. Mike (Muhammad), the owner is from Ramallah, Palestine and has brought his amazing cuisine with him. The restaurant is a two, story fine-dining experience although most patrons are rather causal and the prices are more mid-range. I had the maklouba and we ordered the gambit of Middle Eastern apps and dishes. Excellent baba ganoush, hummus, and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 195 E Erie St, Kent, OH 44240-3513
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Kent
  • Phone Number: 330-677-7000

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