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Cafe Mawal

Map & Directions 6006 Fairdale
Houston, TX 77057
  • Middle Eastern
  • Daily 11am-11:30pm
  • All Major Credit Cards
  • Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • None
  • Not Accepted
  • Lot Available


Houston Press' Description

Cafe Mawal is so well hidden, tucked away on a side street in a former single-family dwelling, that you might never know it was there. And that's part of the charm of this little restaurant with the vast, sprawling patio under an acre of oak trees. Eating here is like being at a backyard barbecue with Middle Eastern friends: the kafta kebab, the grilled Mawal-style chicken and any of the simply flame-kissed dishes are the way to go here. Stick around for some shisha and coffee after dinner, though. You won't want to rush home.

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  • Nicole P. on 03/31/12

    Spicy hummus= amazing!

  • Yasemin J. on 12/16/13

    The tents are awesome. Hookahs are good, and the occasional live music is nice.

  • Vicky G. on 07/22/13

    Try the grape & mint flavor shisha.

  • Ali R. on 03/09/13

    Great food, decent service can be lazy in the day, amazing decor, very chill and relaxed. Best hookah bar in SW that I seen.

  • Hadi K. on 01/23/11

    The large, traditional Bedouin tent, complete with lots of pillows and authentic carpets to sit on, is a fun way to enjoy a cup of Arabian coffee or a hookah with house-made tobacco flavors.

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