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3121 Hillcroft St, Houston, TX 77057-5803
+1 713-784-8882
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Houston, Texas
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92 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

They might not have the best Shawarma in the world but there is plenty of other amazing options to make it worthwhile. The portions are HUGE and the prices are low. If you've never tried the hummus here, you haven't head the best hummus outside the middle east. Some of the sides are just OK (like the tabbouleh) but the... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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122 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

I like shawarma. I love hummus. Hummus was very good, pistachio baklava delicious, but the chicken shawarma... dry and not as good. Meatball, potato, pita just average. And glasses for water weren't totally clean. Waitress was very attentive and price was good. Order at the counter. Very fast. A friend loves this place so I might try again.

Thank TravelSmartAndOften
Williamsville, New York
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

I have lived for 10 years in Middle East and so I can say for sure that this comes close to what a real shawarma tastes like. I have been to other cities in US and none comes close to this one. Full marks! The only thing I see missing here is that they do no serve French Fries. I... More 

Thank rizkaz
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2014

We went here for lunch, the location is near by our apartment and we just moved here like 7 months ago,so we wanted to try each restaurant around. I have ate in a lot of Mediterranean restaurant around Houston and this one didn't impressed me at all. I ordered swharma chicken with the side of rice and humus. Rice and... More 

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356 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2014

Our brother worked in Saudi for 30 years, and was craving Shawarmas. We ordered 2 chicken and 1 beef shawarma. Also tried the dish of the day, which was a excellent spinach stew. Everyone said dishes were tasty and good quality. Clean restaurant. Friendly employees. We will be back.

Thank Mary W
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118 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2014 via mobile

Terrific spot for Shawarma! In a boring strip mall with a location that's easy to miss, you will be surprised by this little gem. Very clean & authentic inside, lots of friendly staff and fresh & flavorful food. Parking is convenient but limited. Opened at noon on the Saturday we stopped by.

Thank Four Lone Stars B
Cypress, Texas
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221 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2013

A co-worker turned me on to this place about a month ago. The place is inconspicuous on the outside (somewhat of a dive), but beautiful and clean on the inside. I recommend the beef shawarma wrap with the hummus. However, you won't be left with a shortage of menu options. The staff is very friendly, and the atmosphere makes you... More 

Thank oceanboy75
Sugar Land, Texas
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109 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2012

This restaurant was recommended to us and we were excited to try it! The food was ok and the portions were large. The hummus lacked in flavor big time! The beef shawarma lacked in flavor but was filled with what could have been a great combo! Even the hot sauce lacked a punch!

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2008

Just OK Shawarmas for me.... and NO Ambience

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3121 Hillcroft St, Houston, TX 77057-5803
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-784-8882

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?