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“You'll love light menu” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Phoenicia Specialty Foods

Phoenicia Specialty Foods
Ranked #2 of 7,980 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: You have one of the locations listed but not the new location that opened in November 2011
houston, texas
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95 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
“You'll love light menu”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2013

try the hummus with a draft beer. Or you can buy anything in market and bring it into the restaurant. You can see locals and visiting celebrities. It's fun!!

Visited December 2012
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Indonesian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
New York City, New York
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120 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Exotic”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2013

A welcome addition. Mediterranean salad is good value, and a break from the usual Tex-Mex and barbecue that I usually find in Houston. Fascinating groceries from around the world, focused on the Mediterranean basin, and an eclectic selection of wines. Certainly gives the New York City exoticas a run for their money--Arabian Nights meets Whole Foods.

Visited January 2013
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Monterrey, Mexico
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“This is it!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2012

Forget whole food, forget all New York's deli type restaurants and forget everything else you have tasted before as you are walking in the best restaurant, takeaway and supermarket in United States. Our visit to Houston is never completed without one visit a day to Phoenicia. If you like olives, they have the nicest collection of olives we have seen.

Visited December 2012
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Berkley, Michigan
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146 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“So much to choose from!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2012

There was a huge selection of retail goods with a lot of ethnic diversity. The food bar was fantastic. It was nice that you can carry out or eat there.

Visited December 2012
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Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Very clean and presentable”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2012

I love their freshly baked Pita bread. the cheese choise and the restaurant. I also buy lots of my bulk items from them ar a good price.

Visited November 2012
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