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Taste of the Middle East

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Fast food
Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

The food here at the rest area is just delicious! It is a good value for your money and the food is fresh. There are other options for food at this stop, but why would you eat anywhere else? They have middle eastern options, hummus...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank S1974SJlaurad
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

I had a falafel plate and baklava. My spouse had a chicken wrap. She liked hers. I did not like mine. I’ve had much better Mediterranean food. I would not come back.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank BonnieT159
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Returning from Triathalon. In a hurry while traveling this place had really fresh middle eastern food. The Lake Forest Oasis on I-94 had all kinds of other fast food choices but definitely would recommend. My gluten free lunch of seasoned chicken, rice vegetable a their...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Darren T
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

The service was prompt but the food left you wanting. The chicken kabob plate was just okay and the salad with it tasted bad and the carrots were so hard that I couldn't bite through them.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Maggie R
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Stopped for lunch and the food was really nice. We ordered chicken shawarma and garden salad with chicken, both delicious

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Plamena G
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Traveling home needing lunch on the highway. Better option than Taco Bell and KFC but was not the best middle eastern place. Chicken shawarma wrap was ok. Chicken shaved off skewer was slightly dry with tahini sauce being average. Wish I had the option to...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank 173StevenH
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Stopped at this oasis on the way through to Wisconsin. Great change from the normal fast food . Had the vegetarian falafel wrap (#3). It was great!

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank mikeellis2016
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

The service was good, food prepared fresh and fast. I tried a chicken wrap and the flavor was outstanding and the wrap warm, soft and very good. If you want a good quality meal fast stop here!

Date of visit: August 2016
1  Thank Photoman03
Reviewed 4 August 2016

On a road trip, we're all used to the array of chain restaurants we're faced with. Ugh. Imagine my delight when we chanced upon this genuine Middle Eastern fast food counter....quick falafel, spits of gyros, hummus, baba, loads of veggies.....even some appropriate pasties and cookies....More

Date of visit: July 2016
1  Thank bflobear11
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Located at the Lake Forest Oasis on the Illinois Tollway (Tri-State or I-294), the Taste of Middle East is certainly different from the variety of restaurants that are located in the oasis. There is plenty of common seating and there are clean restrooms. The staff...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank Allen21096
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