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Desert Inn

204 12th St NW, Canton, OH 44703-1805
+1 330-456-1766
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“kabobs” (11 reviews)
“lamb” (12 reviews)
“garlic toast” (7 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
$$ - $$$
204 12th St NW, Canton, OH 44703-1805
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Reviewed yesterday

I have been going here since about 1987. This is by far my most favorite stop for ethnic food. It is family owned and operated. On Thursday they have their ethnic lunches. Some of the best RAW Kibbee I have ever had. Their burgers are...More

Thank johnnyonthespot1985
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Desert Inn is a fun place to go on a Friday. Not only do they have good food but entertainment also. I recommend going with friends or family as they specialize in family style dining. Pick your main course and share Greek salad, Syrian...More

Thank cybercrawf
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We had a gift card so we tried it out. We got a bunch of appetizers to try. All of them were very good. Service was great. Atmosphere was very nice.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

If I could rate a 0 I would! There was NO hostess we literally stood there for 8 min and not one employee came over to us. We thought a girl (who was actually a guest) that smiled on her way around us to the...More

1  Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Excellent Dining Experience! Shiskabob, Steak, Seafood, Chicken, beautiful platters, great service! You'll want to order family style! Great presentation and romantic setting. Sit on the bar side and have a dirty mother after dinner. A must!

Thank Jeani369
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Family style is the way to go at this restaurant as their Greek salad, rice pilaf, potato wedges and garlic bread are so good! Their beef, however, is TOUGH, I ordered the prime rib special, medium rare, and they served me the end piece which...More

Thank luvtogogirl
Reviewed 6 April 2017

The food here is amazing. We usually order family style (each person chooses and entree and we share the sides). The atmosphere here is very nice. This is a great restaurant for a night out with the family or a date night!

Thank Kara B
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The food was great and the service was excellent. The Broiled Beef Shish-Kabob I had was great! My wife and the other couple had the chicken Shish-kabobs. I loved the seasoning, and the side which came family style. We will be back!

Thank Joseph C
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Oh man do I love eating here! We always come here for special occasions or when friends are in town. The family style eating makes for a fun eating experience, a delicious one at that. A massive platter of Mediterranean "dirty" rice is delivered with...More

Thank sandyO62
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We were greeted with a friendly smile. Our reservation was for 5p. We were seated on time and our server Nichole was great! She knew the Menu and I have to say, this was the best Valentine Dinner and Atmosphere that i have experienced in...More

Thank Queen W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 17 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 204 12th St NW, Canton, OH 44703-1805
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Canton
  • Phone Number: +1 330-456-1766
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The Desert Inn has an Arabic flare. For appetizers try our humus, baba ganoush, grapeleaves, tabooli, kibbee, or our Arabic egg roll. "Family Style" is our signature meal. Kabobs are our specialty. We have: beef, lamb, mix(beef and lamb),filet mignon,chicken,and shrimp kabobs. We also have a small and large strip steaks, rack of lamb, steak diane, king and queen filets, lobster tail, and prime rib every Friday and Saturday night.
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