Middle Eastern Restaurants

10 8 Cafe Gibraltar

Address: 425 Avenue Alhambra, El Granada, CA 94019
Cafe Gibraltar
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This gem of the San Mateo coast sparkles with the numerous honors and awards it has enjoyed throughout the years. Fresh, authentic, and intriguing Mediterranean fare is served up in an equally fresh and intriguing dining space. Rich earth tones bath the walls, and flowing panels drape down from the ceiling to create a warm and inviting atmosphere. Similarly, the menu entices patrons with culinary delights that span the entire Mediterranean region. The Tunisian Kaskasu Bi’l Lahm is a slow-braised Victory Ranch lamb sholder, and the Manti is a Turkish dish of house-made dumplings. There is much to explore and ...

10 8 Saha

Address: 1075 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
Saha
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The sultry Middle Eastern ambience of Saha’s windowless dining area creates a secluded scene for diners to enjoy their meals. The name comes from an Arabic toast meaning “to good health,” and the warmly welcoming staff clearly cares about your comfort too. Saha offers unique Arabic fusion cuisine that combines traditional Yemeni food with both Californian and French influence. The dishes are as complex in execution as they are creative in origin, and include some vegetarian and even vegan standouts. Be sure to finish with the infamous Slap Ya Mama, a dessert known both for its devious name as well ...

10 8 La Mediterranee

Address: 2210 Fillmore Street, San Francisco, CA 94115-2222
La Mediterranee
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If you’re looking for a taste of the Middle East, La Medeterranee is the place to go to satisfy that craving. This eclectic restaurant serves Middle Eastern cuisine influenced by the flavors of Armenia, Lebanon, Morocco, Greece and others. Located in the charming Castro area, La Meditarranee offers indoor and outdoor seating with copper-plated tables, friendly and efficient service, a clean environment, and a menu of unique dishes. Some entrees to consider are the Lebanese Kibbeh with fresh ground lamb or the chicken drumsticks marinated in a pomegranate sauce. If it’s something cold you’d prefer, why not try the cold ...

10 8 Al Hamra

Address: 3083 16th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103-3420
Al Hamra
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Located in the Mission District, Alhamra serves Indian and Pakistani cuisine for an affordable price. Alhamra specialize in curry that comes in many different types. The most popular choice is the Chicken Tikka Masala; barbecued boneless chicken thigh in creamy masala sauce. Also, Alhamra serves an array of vegetarian dishes that are prepared with fresh vegetables, herbs, and spices. In addition to their vast curry selection, Alhamra serves authentic nan bread and Tandoori.

10 8 Baladie Cafe

Address: 337 Kearny Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
Baladie Cafe
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Baladie Gourmet Café is almost like a little piece of the Mediterranean right in the middle of San Francisco. Murals line a few of the walls, while others are covered in shelves adorned with traditional Mediterranean spices and decorations. Guests have the option of sitting inside this cozy restaurant or outside on the patio. With its limited hours, this restaurant is ideal for lunch or early dinner. Delivery is also an option for those with homes and offices near to this family owned restaurant. Most of their menu is available all day, with popular items such as the Lentel Soup ...

10 8 Tikka Masala

Address: 1668 Haight Street, San Francisco, CA 94117
Tikka Masala
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The craving for Indian food is one that can hardly be ignored. Each dish consists of distinct flavors that make the mouth water and the stomach cry until satisfied. While others search to fill this desire, those in the Inner Sunset neighborhood can head to Tikka Masala for the perfect relief. One noticeable bonus is that dine-in customers can sip complementary chai tea while enjoying their meal. The menu features the namesake of Tikka Masala, in either meat or veggie style, but also favorites like lamb wraps and Chicken Kofta. Non-meateaters also have a place with vegetarian options such as ...

10 8 Aslam's Rasoi

Address: 1037 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

10 8 Medjool

Address: 2522 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94110
Medjool
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Medjool is where The Mediterranean meets The Mission in San Francisco. This chic tapas and wine bar unites Northern African, Southern European, and Middle Eastern cuisine with wines from eleven Mediterranean bordering nations. A Mediterranean melting pot of food and drink is put on a pedestal, as is the restaurant itself. A rooftop terrace allows guests to wine and dine while enjoying a breathtaking 360 degree view of beautiful San Francisco; a one of a kind city experience. Indoor seating allows guests to enjoy the enchanting lounge and ravishing mezzanine, as alternatives, adding to the all around attractive Medjool!

10 8 Marina & Kebab

Address: 2257 Chestnut Street, San Francisco, CA 94123
Marina & Kebab
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Marina & Kebab is an establishment that offers the best Turkish food in the San Francisco region. Their handmade Turkish and Mediterranean cuisine they offers utilizes only the freshest ingredients. They pride themselves in offering quality and freshly made order plates whether it is a Doner wrap, Shish kebab plates, salads, or family style plates. Marina & Kebab offers a heartwarming dining area that is cozy and quaint, allowing guest an atmosphere to indulge in their entrees in peace.