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Cafe Sababa - Mediterranean Grill

4639 N Shallowford Rd Ste D, Dunwoody, GA 30338-6300
+1 678-705-8268
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“falafel” (16 reviews)
“yellow rice” (6 reviews)
“lamb” (9 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Greek, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4639 N Shallowford Rd Ste D, Dunwoody, GA 30338-6300
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

What great Middle Eastern food! I have eaten here many times and it's always fantastic! Think the falafel and hummus are especially outstanding. The salads and other vegetables are always very fresh. You can't go wrong at this moderately priced, but terrific restaurant. Note that...More

1  Thank panpanda
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Ok people it's a hole in the wall cafe. They have Limited seating but the food and service is outstanding. They are only open during the week from 11:30am-2:30pm then they close in preparation for the dinner service from 5-9pm closed the weekends. It's a...More

Thank Ron L
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Food is great and reasonably priced. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Highly recommend to anyone in the area.

Thank wsnc1
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Difficult to see the sign from the road because of their patio blinds. It's in the middle of the small strip mall with Dunwoody Food Mart, right next to Simply Thai. Went for lunch around noon on a Wed. Relatively small place which was pretty...More

Thank 925RickM
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Had a delightful stuffed pita with lamb and sautéed onions. Food is always delicious. Family run, friendly ... Great place to go for lunch.

Thank Christopher D
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This is everything you want in a restaurant. Friendly family owned waite staff hustling to ensure the freshly prepared meal is delivered to you table without delay. All ingredients were very fresh; tasty and plentiful. Order anything from their ample Mediterranean menu......you won't be disappointed!

1  Thank freedatime
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I love the chic pea soup and the chicken kabobs. We also enjoy the hummus and pita bread.This is a great family owned place

1  Thank David L
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch with a friend while meeting outside of Atlanta. Not a large place and a bit outside of the main travel area, so you'll have to map it, but it is well worth the time. We started with a falafel appetizer and they...More

1  Thank sullivision
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Cafe Sababa is on point The food is fresh and delicious, the portions large and they are super friendly. We often pick up to go orders for dinner during the week. Faves include hummus, falafel, lamb and chicken platters, gyros. I just wish they were...More

2  Thank saraX3490PM
Reviewed 1 February 2017

went with another first time couple last week.Special was his special beef stew.Outsatnding.And the sabab salads were great. Bottle of wine for $15!!Wife had swarma very good.I keep going here like once a week.My wife and i discussed why.Its because hte Chef/Owner Donni, loves to...More

Thank bigbomoho
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4639 N Shallowford Rd Ste D, Dunwoody, GA 30338-6300
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Dunwoody
  • Phone Number: +1 678-705-8268
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In both Hebrew and Arabic, the word "sababa" is slang for "awesome," "fun," or "cool." But it originates from Arabic poetry and literally means "ardent love," or "fervent longing." At Cafe Sababa, we strive to offer you an awesome, fun and cool culinary experience with our fresh, authentic Mediterranean and Middle Eastern dishes including grilled chicken, fish, beef and lamb, and we hope you will develop an ardent love for our food and a fervent longing to visit us again and again. Chef/Owner Doni Tamli has over 25 years of restaurant and catering experience. A native of the seaside city of Acco, Israel, Chef Tamli brings his knowledge of the spices and cooking styles of the Mediterranean and Middle East and offers his unique versions of traditional favorites. Chef Tamli owns Cafe Sababa with his wife, Ann, a third-generation native Atlantan. Their two sons, Ariel and Gil, work in the restaurant as well. We offer dine-in, take-out and catering services. Cafe Sababa's lamb burger was noted as a "Dish Worth The Drive" on Atlanta Eats TV in November 2013. The restaurant was voted as one of Atlanta's top Middle Eastern/Eastern Mediterranean Restaurants in a poll by the Atlanta Journal/Constitution in 2012, and was honored by the Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce as the runner up for the 2011 Best of Dunwoody "Good Eats" Business Award.
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