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The Diplomat

109 E Lemon Ave, Monrovia, CA 91016-2807
+1 626-239-0100
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“chicken kebab” (2 reviews)
“rice” (3 reviews)
“sandwich” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
109 E Lemon Ave, Monrovia, CA 91016-2807
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently had dinner at the diplomat and it was a good experience. I had the lamb chops on a bed of spinach. Very tasty. The overall service and atmosphere was great. Good selection of cocktails and beers

Thank Jerry L
Reviewed 1 August 2018

We finally went to The Diplomat after thinking about it for some time. Very friendly greeter and server. My wife and I shared the Combination plate with very tender and juicy steak, chicken and lamb lula over a bed of rice. The combination had 2...More

Thank NormKeith
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Amazing Mediterranean food. The most tender beef I have ever had. Fresh hummus and pita was also very good.

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 22 April 2018

I've eaten here quite a few times since my first visit because nothing I've been to compares. The chicken is always cooked perfectly, the Hummus and Spicy jalapeno lebine are amazing. My absolute favorite thing on the menu is the order of lamb chops. Still.......More

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 10 April 2018

We celebrated my sisters 80th birthday with her children, grand children had a private room.. light Mediterranean appetizers, of Hmmoss, babaghanouj,, cheese and spinach fried beureks. other Armenian and Med. specialties and salads, followed with delicious. lamb chops and beef kebobs... the owner and his...More

Thank AraB22
Reviewed 23 March 2018

I was impressed with the flavor of the food - really delicious and generous portions. Reasonable prices too! Service was quick and the place was clean. It was everything I expected from a Mediterranean restaurant and more! I ordered the chicken kebab sandwich on pita...More

Thank Cynthia K
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Came here for a holiday party first but then returned 5 days later because I was craving the food. Wonderful owners, authentic food, great atmosphere, and great staff. Don’t miss out on the fried cauliflower, cheese boreg, and filet mignon kabobs. Sooooo good! I cannot...More

Thank Ashley K
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Plans to meet up with a dear friend for lunch prompted me to search for somewhere to eat and how I found the diplomat. We were greeted by Chris who was so warm & friendly that we felt welcomed and comfortable and knew we'd made...More

Thank Travel1763
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Great mediterranean food without the hookah that is so commonly found at other places and I can't stand. Everything we tried was fresh and delicious. Several vegetarian options. The service was excellent. Small outside patio, large TV in the bar area, and separate dining area...More

Thank debrick79
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Always go there with family and friends. They have amazing food, always freshly prepared, their soups are made from scratch (compliments to the chef).

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 E Lemon Ave, Monrovia, CA 91016-2807
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monrovia
  • Phone Number: +1 626-239-0100
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