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Desert Rose

305 W State St, Media, PA 19063-2615
+1 484-442-8012
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
305 W State St, Media, PA 19063-2615
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Reviewed 1 week ago

1 review 2.0 star rating 5/13/2017 The service here was the WORST I have ever had. Once the waitress, Wendy, took our order, she never came back to the table once. When food was served, plates were placed at the corners of the table, away...More

Thank Travelina14
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had been wanting to try this place for a while, based on great reviews. We walked in on a quiet Sunday for a late lunch. We were the only ones there at first. Very friendly service. We ordered the Moroccan tomato soup and a Desert...More

Thank Rikter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for dinner last night. I had falafel and hummus and my wife had sharma and hummus. I also had a tomato based soup. Everything was great plus the restaurant is a BYOB. We will be returning to Desert Rose soon.

Thank AmigoPennsylvania
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I'm late on the bandwagon, but this place is a great addition to Media! I ordered the chicken shawarma and hummus. It also came with pita and carrot salad (you can pick from 4-5 types) Everything was excellent. Can't wait to try more on the...More

Thank Shopaholic_x0
Reviewed 18 March 2017

This is an Israeli restaurant trying to prepare Lebanese food and it is just not authentic. The pita are mushy, the hummus had a preserved sort of taste. If you want really delicious Arabic food try an Arabic restaurant like Cedars in Malvern. Their food...More

Thank 1Nancy44
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We really enjoyed our meals of Kefta and hummus. It was very well made and we enjoyed the atmosphere and reasonable cost

Thank Pat F
Reviewed 18 January 2017

If you like middle east food this place is for you. The food is fresh and prepared in front of you. Staff is happy and helpful. Suggest that you feast on the appetizers, that way you can get a variety of delicacies and enjoy some...More

1  Thank Paul H
Reviewed 3 January 2017

One of my favorites. I can always go here and count on the food being fresh and tasty. Everyone working there is always friendly and accommodating.

2  Thank Julmond
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The bureka and the hummus were really tasty....but sitting in a cold restaurant on a day that's not particularly cold outside (43 degrees) means the restaurant doesn't have its act together to keep patrons warm. Having to walk through the kitchen to get to a...More

Thank Jack H
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

This is a place not to miss even if hiding a little bit, went 3 times this month and the freshness and quality of the food is top, service great also.

1  Thank Gilles M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 W State St, Media, PA 19063-2615
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Media
  • Phone Number: +1 484-442-8012