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Phara’s Mediterranean Cuisine

111 E North Loop Blvd, Austin, TX 78751-1226
+1 512-632-7067
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good47%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“lamb” (6 reviews)
“hummus” (6 reviews)
“vegan salad” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Greek, Persian
££ - £££
111 E North Loop Blvd, Austin, TX 78751-1226
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to come for a Saturday evening meal and catch some belly dancing. It was surprisingly slow but didn’t mind it. Four of us enjoyed the sampler appetizer with hummus, tziaki, baba ganoush and pitas. The entrees were plentiful and very satisfying. I wasn’t...More

Thank Kyllito
Reviewed 17 September 2017

The atmosphere at Phara's is really unique and the lighting and sheesha add a great element. The food was also impressive, but the service was actually terrible. The waiter did not have any professionalism at all and even told our table to be quiet while...More

Thank Jordan B
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

After 25 years in Austin and tons of great food, some friends invited us to meet them at Phara's. I had driven by it a zillion times but it looked a little too funky for me. Don't let the exterior fool you! We sat in...More

Thank KathyMcTexas
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I went there with my husband and my dog. The outside is kind of ugly, but once you get in, the patio is nice and the food is amazing! They dont serve alcohol beverages (we didnt know, so we had just water, but you can...More

Thank TainaLajara
Reviewed 2 April 2017

How do I start this review? We found Phara's from the app on our phone for "food close by" and thought "ok worth a try". It was close to our hotel and an easy drive. When you pull up there is free valet parking because...More

Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Opens at 6pm for dinner, BYOB. Located in funky north loop neighborhood. We sat outside on the large patio. Sample appetizer plate had hummus, baba ghanouj, tabouleh, and tsazikis. Pita was fresh. The lamb, chicken la zeez dishes were nicely spiced, meat was tender. The...More

Thank pasherry
Management response:Responded 14 February 2017

If you're happy, we're happy! Thanks so much for stopping by and leaving us some feedback -- always nice to hear from our customers. Sounds like you found an order you enjoy, so I hope to see you again soon when we have belly dancers....More

Reviewed 6 November 2016

I went with some friends who told me how great this place was. I had the Lamb La Zeez which was absolutely terrible. The lamb was overcooked and tough, the rice was tasteless. The Shwarma Hummas plate we started with was not very good and...More

Thank 5GMan
Management response:Responded 11 November 2016

A visit to our restaurant should be enjoyable at every turn, so I'm sorry your experience wasn't quite there. First off, our food is cooked and served fresh every day -- we only use fresh ingredients. Our food should be able to add to the...More

Reviewed 16 June 2016

The outside is pretty modest, complimentary valet makes life easier. Its full of surprises, food is wonderful, place is lively with dancing and music. I love the quirky style of the place. The service is great. I like the atmosphere. I adore the fact that...More

1  Thank Dee_Gnath
Management response:Responded 10 October 2016

We're all about making life easier, Dee! The reason our restaurant is so inviting is because of the amazing customers that come by every day -- thanks for being one of those customers. We can't wait for you to pay another visit. Sincerely, Phara, Owner

Reviewed 26 January 2016

they have arabic or mediterrean food its delicious but for me as an arabic person it's delicious but not perfect they have a nice woman there you have to go to see her & her dancingMore

Thank waadj
Management response:Responded 10 October 2016

Thanks for trying us out. Just to clarify: Middle Eastern food tends to overlap, but we identify as Mediterranean cuisine. We make every dish with the customer in mind, and that dish should be an extension of our atmosphere and friendly staff. I'm glad you...More

Reviewed 10 January 2016

The food was wonderful. We had the appetizer sampler, vegetarian sample and a lamb shish kabob. The lamb, vegetables, hummus...everything was perfectly prepared. All the meat is halal, so if you are Muslim, you can partake of the whole menu. We were there on a...More

1  Thank Maura_Patricia
Management response:Responded 13 October 2016

It's been a while, but we still have that same magic, Maura! I love that you enjoyed your food so much -- our chefs do a great job. The food should be an extension of the Mediterranean atmosphere that we have built, so it's great...More

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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 E North Loop Blvd, Austin, TX 78751-1226
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Hyde Park
  • Neighbourhood: Hyde Park
  • Phone Number: +1 512-632-7067
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