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5020 E 2nd St, Long Beach, CA 90803-5320
+1 562-987-3080
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23:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 23:00 - 23:00
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Zilla, WA
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There were two local recommendations, I stopped and reviewed the menu, I picked an appetizer and a sampler. More food than I needed! Delicious flavor, enough to reminisce my childhood and mother's cooking. The place had amazingly friendly servers and manager. I was spoiled with attention and good food. Freshly cooked pitta bread and hummus. Sat in front next to... More 

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Thank Jacobo R
Long Beach, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I enjoyed the food and the atmosphere in this intimate, nicely decorated restaurant. Everything was well-prepared and moderately priced.

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Thank Teresa S
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75 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I really like this restaurants. I had a Lang shank which I really enjoy. I would have liked the piece of lamb to have been bigger just because I was very hungry, but plate sizes are large. The lentils soup is excellent in winter.

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Thank AbrahamCP
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

My wife and I along with our friend's love Indian, Persian, Mediterranean, and Lebanese foods. We love-love this restaurant. The people who work there are amazingly nice and helpful. We have been here many-many times. and each-and-every time the level of service and food has been excellent. The atmosphere is also really fun too. Friday & Saturday evenings the place... More 

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Thank j9600413
Los Angeles, California
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74 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

So there are two competing Mediterranean restaurants almost across the street from each other. This is the better one. The meat is a better cut and the service is impeccable. It's smaller and you'll sit very close to the table next to you but it is worth it for the food. The mini pitas they bring you are so warm... More 

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Thank SimonieC
Long Beach, California
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Such good food, little puffy pita pillows of yumminess😄 pretty decorations and live music too, good for date night or as a place to bring kids and introduce them to kebabs, hummus and baklava!

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Thank Gamze G
topeka
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10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Another one of our frequent places, the food and service are great. The decor is authentic and has you checking it all out. The only downside is lack of space. It's a bit tight (and usually full) to get around inside. Get the lamb (Friday, I believe)

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Thank saul s
Reading, Pennsylvania
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the Magic Mezza platter. Oh.My.Word. So delicious we scraped the plates. Excellent grape leaves and babaghanouj. We would definitely come here again!

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Thank NavyDave1
Houston, Texas
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131 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

Spectacular. Spectacular. Spectacular! I was not disappointed. Great service. Great wait staff. Great chef. Great food. Great atmosphere. I will go again and again.

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Thank LHEAP
California
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147 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

Courteous servers but clueless... promises but no delivery on service... definitely need to get them to keep their eyes open..when a customer calls, raises their hands, and tries to get attention.. at least acknowledge the patron... and go by the table...dont just ignore them...NO servers took ownership of a single table... each one thought the other was taking care of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
23:00 - 23:00
Saturday
23:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5020 E 2nd St, Long Beach, CA 90803-5320
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Long Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 562-987-3080

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