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12636 Research Blvd, Austin, TX
+1 512-996-8900
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
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Austin, Texas, USA
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467 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I had heard of Dimassi's for a long time from an incredible cook-friend. The hummus, dolmas, babaganuche, hot pits bread were terrific. They had various entrées and lots of vegetables and fresh salads plus delicious soups. I had the lentil soup. The lamb seemed too salty for me. My husband and I loved trying a bite of many of their... More 

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Thank Gloria L
San Antonio, Texas
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924 reviews
343 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 352 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

This is my favorite restaurant in the world! I jump at the chance to eat here when in Austin. My latest visit yesterday was just as good as the first time I visited awhile back. The buffet items stay the same and all dishes are marked with the ingredients. The fire oven pita bread is simply the best!

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Thank pnkgirl27
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

The abundantly stocked and varied buffet allowed me to quickly gather plenty of delicious food for our family's lunch. Hot, fresh, and delicious.

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Thank Jennifer S
San Antonio
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83 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Great food and great value!! I will be returning every time I go to Austin.....I went to the one near The Woodlands when I went there. This is the same food at a great price.

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Thank X3485KWjamesm
Austin, Texas
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

I'd heard about this place from a friend who knows we like to try Persian/Mediterranean food. There is an abundance of food but all wasn't as it should be. The cauliflower was way over cooked as was the okra but the gyro meat and the curry chicken were very good. The lamb, while very tender, didn't have much flavor. The... More 

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Thank VJBarre
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181 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We came here for lunch with my husband's group. It's a buffet style. We seated or picked our own long table ourselves. There were three sections of buffet with different kinds of Mediterranean delicacies, from vegetables/salad, meat, flat breads, to desserts. There were soda fountain and coffee makers for drinks. There was a place/oven in a little corner where they... More 

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Thank Pinaywife
Houston, Texas
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Very good buffet of Mediterranean food and desserts. Very friendly place for families or groups. Its my second time on my second trip to Austin and it's worth the drive from downtown. Yes is not cheap but its worth it

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Thank JaviDastager
San Antonio, Texas
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924 reviews
343 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 352 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

I enjoyed dining here while in Austin that I ate there two nights in a row! I am vegetarian so it is hard to dine at places so I opted for this place due to it being a buffet. The items are all marked with what they are and what it is exactly made with. That took away a lot... More 

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Thank pnkgirl27
Austin, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Food was very good, fresh, great selection. Surprised to see stuffed grape leaves, hummus, chopped salad, fish, lamb shanks many healthy options. This was a great find for us. Happy to find it and will be returning. I almost forgot to mention the semolina cake! So good!

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Thank Roseann A
Harker Heights, Texas
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44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

I love this place. The brick fire baked bread is the best. Love the hummus and roasted eggplant are AMAZING.

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Thank 242mitzig

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Greek, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12636 Research Blvd, Austin, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-996-8900

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?