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Mamoun's Mideast Cafe

206 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12210-1312
+1 518-434-3901
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“falafel” (15 reviews)
“kabobs” (3 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
206 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12210-1312
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Stopped here an a rainy Sunday for lunch. We ordered a grilled eggplant and falafel pita sandwich, a lamb falafel pita and an order of tabouli. All were fantastic! The eggplant sandwich was so good I could not stop at half even though I was...More

Thank Baby-whisperer211
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

We had different dishes all cooked with lamb and enjoyed them all. The falafel appetizer and honey cake dessert were good too. Prices were reasonable and service friendly. Planing to return often.

Thank Traveler65
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Mamoun's Cafe is a mainstay on Washington Street, having been in business for many years. On a recommendation from a friend, we arrived on a Friday night at peak dining hour to find a nearly empty restaurant where the decor is a bit tired. As...More

Thank LopingianTravels
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

I came for a late lunch (around 12:30) and it was not at all crowded. I sat at the bar and was waited on immediately by a very friendly man. I ordered the Kefta Kebob sandwich, which is a seasoned lamb patty served with lettuce,...More

Thank RiverlanGone
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This is a true gem of a restaurant in Albany. The music is quite nice (Arabic music), tea is really good, and the food has always been fresh and full of flavor. Highly recommend visiting this restaurant.

Thank ajayrrs
Reviewed 24 July 2017

All four of us thoroughly enjoyed our food. This was a great introduction for us to Lebanese/Syrian food. The lamb and zucchini dish was especially good, but the baklava was even better. Interesting artwork in the restaurant too.

Thank GregIndiana
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Take your time and enjoy. Falafel is excellent as is the rest of the food. The place is never crowded. I know they do a fair bit of takeout but I never see more than a few dinners at lunchtime. I did come once with...More

Thank lkpm3
Reviewed 17 April 2017

My wife and I had just finished doing a protest march and decided to grab a little lunch. We'd heard of this place for years but never stopped so we figured, why not. It's in downtown Albany in an old building with the original tin...More

Thank Mseinber
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Unsuspecting little restaurant. It was empty when my coworkers and I came in for lunch around noon. Very reasonable prices and delicious food! I ordered the eggplant and falafel sandwich platter. The sandwich was served fresh and hot with delicious pita chips and hummus. Perfect...More

Thank MPHGirl23
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Had the combination plate with lamb kebob - everything was both authentic and delicious! Husband had kebob platter and down to the rice (not just plain white rice, but wonderfully spiced) was excellent. Will definitely return and highly recommend.

Thank travelbronx
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 206 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12210-1312
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-434-3901
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