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Ishtar Greek & Mediterranean Cuisine

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421 Central Ave S, Kent, WA 98032-5979
+1 206-588-3011
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good40%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“falafel” (5 reviews)
“lamb shank” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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421 Central Ave S, Kent, WA 98032-5979
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Reviewed June 2, 2018

Ishtar, a gem . I am 66 years old and have never liked humus...Ishtar humus is exceptional, creamy and so tasty. I got an order to go...amazing for someone who has never liked humus! Their falafel is so delicious, lamb shank to die for and...More

Thank redone5288
Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

I love pretty much any kind of ethnic food and this place is awesome! Friendly staff, quick service, great options on the menu, and most importantly the food is so good! Their hummus is so fluffy and the gyros are delicious. Don’t think about coming...More

Thank Nicole S
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoy Greek food and were excited to find a local place. Unfortunate that the food tasted old and flavorless. The meat on the gyro was so dry you had trouble chewing it. The okra soup was like tomato soup with soggy okra.

Thank eatintheclaw
Reviewed November 10, 2017

I've driven by this restaurant a number of times, and finally stopped for take-out. I had a lamb dish (well seasoned lamb, well cooked, juicy, tender, etc) with fluffy, flavorful basmatic rice, bread & hummus, and a small salad. Very friendly staff - seemed to...More

Thank Fatso928
Reviewed November 10, 2017

Had driven past here many times going through Kent and finally decided to stop and try it - so glad I did! Excellent food from the Middle East. Very friendly and helpful staff at the family-run restaurant. The chicken and lamb were superb! Generous portions...More

Thank noworries2000
Reviewed August 11, 2017

Ishtar serves excellent Middle Eastern & Mediterranean cuisine in an unassuming old A&W stand. The Chicken Schwarma ($10) is some of the juiciest we've ever had. Everything is delicious! I got the Kubba-Samboussa plate ($6) and the Vegetarian Platter ($9) so I could try a...More

Thank jennifer s
Reviewed June 15, 2017

We had bought a groupon to try this place while in Seattle/Kent. We didn't know what to expect. What a surprise. Reasonably priced and you cannot complain about the quatity or quality of the food. Everything was excellent. Cannot say enough about the Sambosas, Staff...More

Thank TravelinShaz
Reviewed May 25, 2017

This food was so amazing at affordable prices!!! It's nice to try cultural food instead of the regular robotic burger/fries routine!!! Best kept secret location in the heart of DT Kent area!!!!

Thank tameshiabrwn
Reviewed March 5, 2017

We were hungry, driving from home to IKEA, and didn't want IKEA food. I checked the app as we drove and found this place......and we were delighted!!!! They have regular Greek food, plus all sorts of other Mediterranean food....not sure from where, but it was...More

Thank GardenR
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

Good food, good price. Staff is efficient but not particularly friendly. Could be a cultural thing? Or maybe just a fluke. It won't prevent us from returning. I really enjoyed the music they played, it added to the experience.

Thank Nopo B
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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 421 Central Ave S, Kent, WA 98032-5979
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Kent
  • Phone Number: +1 206-588-3011
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