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The Diplomat

109 E Lemon Ave, Monrovia, CA 91016-2807
+1 626-239-0100
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (3 reviews)
“chicken kebab” (2 reviews)
“rice” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
$$ - $$$
109 E Lemon Ave, Monrovia, CA 91016-2807
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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).

1  Thank aytsemnik
Reviewed 24 July 2017

A relatively new place offering Mediterranean items, though that is not too new for the Monrovia area, as several nearby restaurants also are Mediterranean. I would say that compared to the few I have been too, this one is the best I've been to lately...More

1  Thank coluv
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Excellent place, particularly if you enjoy whisky and whisky cocktails. I tried the "Burnt Old Fashion" and it was wonderful - definitely worth going to Monrovia to try. I decided to have a something to eat and hang out for a while and wow! -...More

Thank RangerBobN
Reviewed 22 June 2017

The food is delicious, generous portions and good variety of Mediterranean dishes. Live music on Saturday nights is fun.

Thank vkmertes
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a few drinks with friends. Not crowded at all, but they had a small birthday party going on. A band was playing and it was extremely loud, no conversation to be had. Ordered a round of drinks and it took fifteen minutes...More

Thank cherispear
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Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Salmon with Rice Pilaf was good. Grape Leaves not bad. Vegetable Soup interesting (not bad as well, just kinda vinegary?). Beef Shawarma is fine, but drizzle yogurt on top instead of hummus would be better since it came with a side of hummus already. Service...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 April 2017

I came here on Friday Jan 13th with 2 friends for lunch. The Diplomat is still a fairly new restaurant (which opened earlier in 2016) and is located on the north side of E. Lemon Avenue and east of Myrtle Avenue. (As a landmark, I...More

Thank Charlene C
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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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