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Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Mediterranean
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner
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All reviews shawarma spicy potatoes lentil soup lamb chops calamari grape leaves authentic egyptian food hibiscus tea mediterranean restaurant the wait staff just the right amount appetizers wendover tender wrap seasoning bite
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Reviewed July 29, 2020

Gorgeous dining room. Delicious food. Great menu selections. Very friendly Staff. You will enjoy your experience here.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed July 12, 2020

After years of hearing good things about this place I finally went and got take out. What a delight. I got the Chef Samir salad, spicy potatoes, fried cauliflower and lentil soup. Delicious! The lentil soup is the best I have ever had. I will...be going back. Lots of veggie options!More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed February 23, 2020

This is the best mediterranean in Greensboro! I give Chef Samir 5 stars for his cooking, every day of the week!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 15, 2020

I am confused. Chef Samir obviously puts a lot of pride in his kitchen and dishes and the food reflects that, always tasty and fresh. His dishes are top notch in quality! So how can a small business owner hire such a terrible wait staff....Untrained, unprofessional, these folks would not cut it in a fast food joint. Plus the attire of the wait staff is mind boggling, dressed like hoodlums from the seedy side of town... We have now skipped Samir's twice because of the service and I was going to take some business clients over, but no more. Service was never great but this is terrible, from bad to worse. I hope the owner comes to his senses.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 17, 2020

Beautifully decorated restaurant that is really reminiscent of Egypt. Food is amazing. I always got a garden salad and the fish with white sauce and rice. Extremely tasty and fresh. Appreciated these factors as a person with Diabetes.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed January 15, 2020

Very disappointed in the professionalism in the OWNER and staff. After ordering dinner the server brought out a couple of plates to our table. A couple of minutes the owner came out and started hassling us about how those plates are not ours and now...we need to pay for them.. without even saying hello or apologizing for the mix up. My husband and I both stunned by how rude he was were speechless.. before we could say anything he walked away. After the our actual plates arrived the server did not apologize for the mix up but asked "So, you are paying for those other plate?" Again. STUNNED. I didn't realize now mistakes by the staff were the customers fault. Food wasn't anything special either. Obviously by my long post we are NOT coming back.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 25, 2019 via mobile

The food is five stars, the service is 3 stars, so if you aren’t in a hurry, definitely check this place out.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 19, 2019

The menu is just about what one might expect at a top notch Mediterranean restaurant--varied and interesting, so we had high hopes. We started with the grape leave appetizer which was outstanding. My spouse's salad dressed with lamb kabob was generous and she was pleased....On the other hand, the lamb in the wrap I ordered, while tasting OK, came to the table lukewarm. Which brings us to the other limitation. Service is incredibly slow. That is not surprising given (1) the size of the room, (2) the number of patrons there at lunch time, and (3) the fact that there is only a single server to to handle the entire room. If you have but a short time for lunch, don't bother!More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed September 3, 2019 via mobile

This was my first visit and I loved everything about this place. It was beautiful inside. I ordered the chicken shawarma and the lamb chop dinner, can I just say super fantastic!!!! The lamb chops were so tender and delicious and didnt need any sauce....I took the first bite and my eyes rolled back in my head. I will definitely come back to this spot so that I can sample more of the menu items. The chicken and rice was divine and delicious...the salad was fresh and had just the right amount of seasonings and dressing. I loved it!!! Everyone should try Samir's food.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 22, 2019

Located on Wendover in the shopping center with the bridal shop, across from Costco. Plenty of parking and updated interior made this a nice visit. Son got the okra with lamb dish and loved it. I got kabobs and they were very good, along with...the hibiscus tea which is always excellent. Good calamari and grape leaves for appetizers as well. Food was good, place was clean and service was just ok. A bit pricey, but very good.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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