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“Great fresh and authentic food”
Review of Cafe Raouche

Cafe Raouche
Ranked #23 of 370 Restaurants in Falls Church
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Lebanese
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Reviewed May 17, 2014

Being half Greek, I love this kind of food. This place was on a list of 'places to eat near by' while staying outside of Washington DC for a couple of nights. We thought we would give it a go. At first it was a little hard to find by looking on Google Maps, its in a kind of shopping complex. It doesn't look much from outside, kind of like a cheap kebab shop...but don't let this fool you. Yes the inside doesn't really say much, but the food speaks volumes. Really fresh, could tell the vine leaves had been made by them as they tasted really fresh and were seasoned and full of flavour, not like those tinned ones you can buy! The hummus was really smooth, and the spinach pies again used lots of spices. Also, it is great value for money. The staff are all really nice. We paid up and bought from Baklava to take away. Again this was really good, freshly made by them, and not completely covered in honey like some are. We liked it so much, we went back there for lunch the day we checked out. If you liked this kind of food, then you must check it out...it was proving popular the evening we went there. Would recommend and if we are even in this area again would defiantly go again! :)

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Reviewed May 13, 2014

Fresh food, nice staff, always packed, free parking, easy to find, very good food and good sizes. Desserts straight from the Middle East. Will return

Thank L Y
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Reviewed October 28, 2013

It's a very humble and small place that serves extremely delicious and affordable Lebanese food. This is my choice for hanging out with friends if we are looking for a nice dinner but not so much fancy dining. If

If you are a Lebanese cuisine lover but not so much into paying big $$ for Lebanese Taverna's tiny samples, Raouche Cafe is your best choice.

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Reviewed September 4, 2013

A great place to grab some authentic middle eastern cuisine. First timer or expert, the family that runs the place greets and serves with pride and enthusiasm, eager to make your experience memorable, almost like you are dining at their home. The food is basic, but authentic (I have lived and worked in the region). Cafe Rouche was highly recommended by a native Lebanese and when you walk in, the number of native middle easterners is a very positive sign. Crowded and clearly popular, expect paper plates and plastic ware but you end up not caring. If you like your regional cuisine spicy, you might be a tad dissipointed but its a solid, tasty meal served quickly and well suited for take out.

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Thank Spiegs1968
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Reviewed July 6, 2013

Don't let the simple, store-front place deceive you. The food is magnificent. Eat there or take out. My family has been there many times -- every time it is consistently delicious.

Thank Jason S
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