From the tabbouleh to the baklava, itâ€™s easy to map out Middle Eastern cuisine in New York on Voice Places. Professional and user reviews, along with easily searchable restaurant listings, make us your go-to guide for Middle Eastern meals.
When asked for a brunch recommendation, we often suggest Tanoreen. The Middle Eastern menu offers traditional Levantine breakfasts like vegetable fritters, hummus with meat, and... More »
According to chef Halabi Gazala, Gazala Place is the only Druze restaurant in the United States. Druze are an insular tribe that spreads across the Middle East (the chef... More »
Conveniently materializing just above the Bedford stop on the L, Oasis immediately blew the neighborhood's other pita purveyor right out of the water. The appetizing salads are... More »
Think of Bi Lokma as a weekday lunch hub or a cozy corner for chow just like babaanne--er, granny--used to make. Begin with hot yogurt soup, a tangy, rich bowl of herb-flecked... More »
Don't bother with the menu at 145 Luncheonette. Ask what kinds of meat (always halal) are workin' on the grill, then ask for a selectionâ?"often including lamb... More »
Don't let the address fool you;this tiny carryout (with a few stools) is tucked into an obscure corner of the West Village nowhere near Washington Square. Its genius lies in the... More »
St. Mark's stalwart Cafe Rakka has spawned an offspring on Avenue B. And the kid is as good as the parent, maybe better when it comes to coffee. When you get the... More »
The selection of cookies and pastries will knock you out at Laziza Sweets, an Astorian showcase of Middle Eastern baked goods, some stuffed with dates and dotted with... More »
We passed Ali Baba-brooding over the L.I.E. on the elevated access road-several times before we stopped, then were rewarded with great kebabs and Persian-leaning stews. Best of... More »
This handsome restaurant focuses on the Greek community of Istanbul, turning out food that's Mediterranean fusion, par excellence, with more conventional Greek food... More »
Say 'salad,' and most folks think of a pile of leafy greens, with a cherry tomato or two thrown on top. Though crisp, refreshing, and sometimes squirted with interesting dressings, its never been more than a bit player in the theater of repast. But some salads long to be morecharismatic leading men and women who hope to be recognized and admired, ambitious creations that yearn to...
Orhan Yegen is New York's greatest champion of Turkish cuisine, though a peripatetic one, darting from joint to joint. Having proclaimed Turkey's food one of the world's best, it's odd he chose to name his latest spot Bi Lokma, or "one bite." Who, other than a model prepping for a lingerie shoot or a college freshman on a pre-finals Adderall binge, would be...
Cheap rents, a population of wildly diverse ethnicity, and some charming storefront architecture has helped Bay Ridge grow into one of the city's foremost dining destinations, so that today you can find well-prepared cuisines as far-flung as Sichuan, Sicilian, Siamese, Syrian, and Spartan. The enhanced speed of the N train—which comes out of Manhattan like a stone from a...
Love this place. The falafel sandwich has a bit too much cabbage for my taste so ask for it without or get the bomb diggity - Mixed Falafel Platter with a whole wheat pita. It comes with a sampling of all of their falafel flavors and 2 types of amazing sauce. This is one of my favorite things. If you have 2 people in your party, get one platter and order 1 extra pita...Read Full Review
Best Falafel in NY, hands down. Also, don't miss the hot sauce they make in house, really solid stuffRead Full Review
Great lunch spot - been going there for 20 years!Read Full Review
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