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Shish Mediterranean Grill & Cafe

1668 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-1804
+1 651-690-2212
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“hummus” (23 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 23:00All hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern, Turkish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1668 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-1804
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was searching for a place to eat before we flew home, a great combination of foods; Greek salad, cheese pastry pies and a mixed plate with hummus , pita, olives, falafel , tabouleh and feta.

Thank Pat J
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This morning, my husband and I decided to have a nontraditional breakfast, and Shish was the perfect choice. We each ordered the Breakfast from Jerusalem, which included hummus, tabbouleh, falafel, kefta, roasted potatoes and more. Everything was awesome, and I want to give a special...More

Thank Elizabeth A
Reviewed 11 August 2017

This place has a large assortment of wonderful Mediterranean Food both for dine in and take out, along with a great selection of tasty deserts. The owner, Leo, is hands on in the kitchen.

Thank Dewey G
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

This is one of our favorite places to eat, the food is always GREAT. We had chicken Shawarma ,gyro with lemon bar and the best German Chocolate Cake I have ever eaten. This restaurant is a must visit if you come to St. Paul.

Thank Lawrence M
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Hearty avocado salad and a delicious vegetarian green curry - perfect amount of heat for a filling take-home dinner at a fair price. The deep fried calamari with cooking yogurt dip is a must-start!

Thank Ray Q
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Shish is one of those places where you can sit, have a tasty nutritious meal, and get your sanity back again.

Thank BostinFamily
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Shish has excellent food for breakfast, lunch, dinner or late night snack! I love their carrot cake, but all of their cakes are delicious!

Thank Terry M
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Different than the usual breakfast with great flavors from the Mediterranean. You can get your eggs over easy or your pancakes, but give something like a chaksuka, with roasted peppers, tomatoes and other goodies prepared with your eggs in an iron skillet. Have to come...More

Thank zyskokid
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Four of us ordered very different dishes off the menu and we all left Shish completely sated. Although busy, our order arrived quickly. Large portions, nicely presented and all tasted very, very good (the tabouli could use a bit more lemon juice for my taste)....More

Thank HowdyDoody4
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

This is one of those place where you can be totally satisfied yet you would love to keep on eating because food is just THAT amazing!!! The service is as good as the food and the waiting time wasn't bad at all. BY the way,...More

Thank Sheyllah S
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Paul D
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Response from Ray Q | Reviewed this property |
Street parking all over the neighborhood and a small parking lot almost directly across the street.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 11
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1668 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-1804
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-690-2212
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