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“Fresh, delicious and generous portions!”

Sunnin Lebanese Cafe
Ranked #324 of 10,140 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Lebanese
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Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

We had a great experience at Sunnin! We both ordered of the specials menu, and it was delicious. We met som great locals and the service was good.

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Reviewed November 12, 2013

Smoky and rich, their baba ganoush has remained one of my top favorite dishes in LA for over 10 years, starting when they were a small countertop outfit to their newer, but still unpretentious cafe across the street. We have used Sunnin to cater many events and still get excited when we are in the neighborhood and make it there despite any traffic. Their vegetarian Mezza combo plate is big enough for 2 and is fantastic. But order extra baba ganoush to bring home!

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Reviewed October 16, 2013

There was confusion in our party as to the extent of the hostess' role. She took a drink order that never arrived. In the end, we were never told the names of the hostess or server. When a woman in our party asked for more tea, the server asked her if she wanted to re-use the tea bag (disgusting). Two "Hot Teas" were $6.50 (2 @3.25). Three of us asked for "Baklawa"; two were delivered. One serving is about the size of a quarter and dry ($1.75 each). There were five small pieces of meat in my $13.95 "Lamb Kebab." Nobody's water was ever refilled. We discussed this before tipping $0.00. The calculated "suggested tips" of 18% and 20% are printed on the receipt - probably due to the awful service providers complaining of poor tips.

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Thank MiguelChanatullah
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Reviewed September 16, 2013

I totally forgot about Sunnin since they moved across the street. We went with a Lebanese friend who was ecstatic to find home-cooking in WLA. It is a must to share here! We had the Mezza Combo which included hoomos, babaganouj (should have ordered another), taboleh, sanbousek (kinda mushy and oily), grape leaves, fatayer, kebbeh (not so good - I have had much better) and spicy potatoes (heavenly!), Ma-anek (sausages - just okay), stuffed cabbage (not my fave - rolled up like fat cigars but with no tomato sauce) and chicken kabob. I am not a fan of whatever dessert we ordered - too syrupy.

I want to come back to order off the specialty items. Their descriptions are good and the wait-staff are UCLA students who are patient with the many questions we asked! The place is loud. Really loud and it is best to come early. Parking is a B-word. Really bad. We were too late to go across the street to the bakery. There is always next time at Sunnin!

It is a bit loud

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Thank Kcarma
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Reviewed June 8, 2017
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