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“They are ok if you need arabic food”
Review of Babylon Qithara

Babylon Qithara
Ranked #2,045 of 3,645 Restaurants in Calgary
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Neighborhood: Downtown
Reviewed July 30, 2012

They have a decent selection of arabic food dishes like your typical donairs, shish kababs, meat and veggie pies. They make a nice plate for shish kababs with hommous, garlic sauce, greek style salad and rice. They also have some hot stews available, but most are swimming in tomato sauce if you like that. Take out is good.
Now they have argili, or shisha for smoking. Not great ventilation, but this is mostly ordered in the evening so if you are planning on sitting in then lunch and early evening should be ok.
An average place to go if you need some arabic food.

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Reviewed January 12, 2012

We visited for Lunch and chose to eat in the restaurant. The food took a bit of time to arrive but was well worth the wait. Everything was fresh and the meat was grilled to perfection. The menu is extensive and we will certainly be back to sample other items!

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1  Thank DerFotograf
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Reviewed December 30, 2011

Close to the PLC hospital, this little place is well known in the medical/police services circle as fabulous place for lunch or dinner. There are booths available for a dining-in option or take out service is also available. The only thing I have tried on the menu thus far is the chicken shawarma which is so awesome that I haven't had the desire to venture into other menu items except the baklava - which also doesn't suck at all either:) The menu is extensive and includes items such as falafel, kabobs, and donairs. There are many choices available for vegetarians. My favourite restaurant in this culinary category is/was Tazza in the Bridgeland district. Nevertheless, this place has me rethinking my ranking! In my opinion there has been an absence of good restaurants in this area of the city - Babylon Qithara is a very welcome addition! What's with the awkward waterfall?

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1  Thank geminiRX
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