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Best Middle Eastern restaurant in every state



Al Hawr, Portland, Oregon – Louay F

Shawarma, kafta, falafel, kibbeh, tabbouleh, and more! The fresh, healthy, and aromatic dishes originating in the Middle East are worth indulging in and to help you plan your next feast, we pulled a list of the top dining spots in the U.S. Never explored Middle Eastern cuisine before? You can’t go wrong by starting with a spread of hummus, baba ganoush, and fluffy pita bread.

Methodology: This is an all-time list of the best Middle Eastern Restaurants in Every State according to Yelp. We identified businesses in the Middle Eastern category on Yelp then ranked those spots using a number of factors, including the total vlume and ratings of reviews. All businesses were marked open on Yelp as of March 29th, 2022. When available, all businesses on this list have a passing health score as of March 29th, 2022.

Gazali’s, Clive, Iowa – Julia A

Alaska (Fairbanks): Wolf Run Restaurant

Alabama (Birmingham): Falafel Cafe 

Arkansas (Little Rock): Kebab House 

Arizona (Glendale): Casa De Falafel 

California (Riverside): Sam’s Pita And Kabab 

Colorado (Aurora): Jasmine Syrian Food  

Connecticut (Bethel): Nour Lebanese Cuisine 

Delaware (Newark): Gyro Kabob House 

Florida (Orlando): ShouFi MahFi Mediterranean Grill 

Georgia (Atlanta): Aviva by Kameel 

Hawaii (Haiku): Mediterranean Grill 

Iowa (Clive): Gazali’s 

Idaho (Boise): Kabob House 

Illinois (Waukegan): Papa Marcos Grill And Kabob  

Indiana (Michigan City): Chickpea 

Kansas (Overland Park): Sinbad’s Grill 

Maira Mediterranean Grill, Louisville, Kentucky  – Tej P

Kentucky (Louisville): Maira Mediterranean Grill 

Louisiana (New Orleans): Olive 

Massachusetts (Amherst):  Pita Pockets 

Maryland (Waldorf): Kabob BQ  

Maine (Portland): Baharat  

Michigan (Garden City): Al Tayeb Restaurant 

Minnesota (Minneapolis): Loon Grocery  

Missouri (St. Peters): Jafra Mediterranean Restaurant  

Mississippi (Jackson): Aladdin Mediterranean Grill  

North Carolina (High Point): Odeh’s Mediterranean Kitchen  

North Dakota (Fargo): Suna’s Egyptian Eatery 

Nebraska (Lincoln): Sultan’s Kite  

New Hampshire (Hampton Falls): Martha’s Restaurant 

New Jersey (Freehold):  7 Guys 

New Mexico (Albuquerque): Alquds Mediterranean Grill & Grocery 

Nevada (Los Vegas): POTs 

New York (Williamsburg): Pomp & Circumstance Dining

Zaytoon Mediterranean Grill, Hilliard, Ohio

Ohio (Hillard): Zaytoon Mediterranean Grill

Oklahoma (Tulsa): Char Char 

Oregon (Portland): Al Hawr

Pennsylvania (Allentown): Lazeez Fresh Mediterranean Grill 

Rhode Island (Providence): East Side Pockets 

South Carolina (Greenville): Pita House 

South Dakota (Sioux Falls): Khorasan Kabob House 

Tennessee (Nashville): Edessa Restaurant Kurdish Turkish Cuisine

Texas (Crowley): Aladdin Cafe 

Utah (Park City): Nosh  

Virginia (Springfield): Afghan Bistro

Vermont (Burlington): Honey Road  

Washington D.C.: Yellow The Cafe

Washington (Vancouver): I Heart Gyro 

Wisconsin (Milwaukee): Damascus Gate Restaurant 

West Virginia (Parkersburg): Chams Lebanese Cuisine  

Wyoming (Casper): Sweet Zoey  

We can’t wait to hear your thoughts! Did one of your favorites not make the list? Or maybe you think our data nailed it? Share your thoughts with us on Yelp!

Note: With Coronavirus related changes occurring in individual states, we suggest confirming the most up-to-date offerings directly with the businesses listed.