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“Hummus is amazing”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Cafe Izmir

Cafe Izmir
Ranked #264 of 3,580 Restaurants in Dallas
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $29 - $31
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Good for: Romantic, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Cafe Izmir is a small, neighborhood restaurant located on Lower Greenville where guests can enjoy home-cooked Mediterranean tapas. Our concept is simple; fresh, healthy food prepared daily and available seven days a week. Mama Nazy"s old world recipes capture the essence of Greek, Turkish, Lebanese and Persian cuisine. Have a seat in the main dining room or enclosed patio; Cafe Izmir provides an upscale, casual environment that highlights the sights and aromas of the Iranian culture. Voted Best Hummus in Dallas for several years, you have to come try it for yourself!
Dallas, Texas
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Hummus is amazing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2012

If you have enough people (4 unless you can really eat) getting the meet plate and veggie plate (which comes with a bunch of appetizers) is the best. The grilled veggies are amazing. Nothing on the plate disappoints!

Visited June 2012
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Portland, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Family run, family style, family good”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2012

Middle Eastern, Persian, Mediterranian call it what you will but it is truly delicious food and warm, helpful friendly service. We generally stay with all the smaller appetizers and shared plates and make a banquet of it in the center of the table. The room is small, the bar smaller. Live music and just a great atmosphere. A family tradition we continue to visit when out at Granada for a band.

  • Visited August 2012
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Plano, Texas
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2 reviews
“Looking forward to the next visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2012

We love some of the appetizers. The food never disappoints you. It is always a delicious meal that we really enjoy..Can't wait to go back.

Visited March 2012
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Dallas, Texas
1 review
“will never go back!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2012

Place was small and crowded, very slow service, food so-so! I've had much better mediterranean food and friendlier service in a lot of other places. It also seems that if you're not a "certain kind", you will not get the same service given to other "preferred" customers. Couldn't help but notice that diners who came in much later got their food & drinks (the same dish we requested earlier) much sooner than us. Felt like a total outsider, in what is advertised as a welcoming and friendly place. Felt so awkward and unwelcome, we had to leave. Cafe Izmir: Shame, shame, shame!

  • Visited September 2012
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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
“Best Middle Eastern around”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2012

Tapas supreme and vegetarian heaven! Taboulie is okay (I would like a little more bulghur wheat and a little less parsley, but the lemon juice might make up for it!), Russian chicken salad really good, hummus excellent, grilled tomatoes fantastic, ziziki outstanding, saffron rice extremely good, Turkish cucumber & tomato salad wonderful, and pita bread five-star A-plus.

  • Visited August 2012
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