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7006 Carroll Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20912-4436
+1 301-270-5154
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11:00 - 22:00
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My huband and I often go to the lounge in the back for delicious middle eastern food and drinks. Last week the lounge was full and we made our way in to the little restaurant space... I was pleasantly surprised to see it got renovated and was looking so sharp yet still cozy! The staff is super friendly and the... More 

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Thank Mila A
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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87 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Recently visited Middle Eastern after their makeover and what an improvement! The lighting and atmosphere is very welcoming and there is a wide variety of food to please every palette. Love the platter options to share. There is an extensive drink menu, courtesy of the Olive Lounge next door. The food is very fresh and reasonably priced.

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Thank Susan116
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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308 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

My friend introduced me to this place... and wow. We work overseas where Lebanese food is found in abundance, so it was fabulous to find some of our favorites right here near DC. The food was amazing.

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2 Thank TroisChatsLies
Takoma Park, Maryland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Very good for and friendly service. I especially like the chicken schwarma wrap and the baked stuffed eggplant.

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2 Thank lindamroeder
Adelphi, Maryland, United States
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84 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

This is a fun place divided in two parts. The front part, entering through Carroll Avenue, is a very nice and very reasonably priced Middle Eastern restaurants offering veggie/vegan and gluten free options, along with meat. Then in the back (and you can go through the restaurant or through the entrance in the back parking lot) is the Olive Lounge... More 

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1 Thank Daphne G
Takoma Park, Maryland, United States
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

I love the falafel at Middle Eastern Cuisine & Olive Lounge. In the back of the restaurant in the lounge you can get falafel tacos which are outstanding. The atmosphere is casual, staff friendly, and prices very reasonable.I come here for lunch and dinner.

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2 Thank Gina M
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Great hole-in-the-wall. Food is first rate all around. The gyros, in particular, are excellent. Very friendly service by the owners and their family. Casual, local, nice place to eat. The bar out back (Olive Lounge) is also great. Again, a hole-in-the-wall, local, laid back, friendly little place.

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1 Thank Michael L
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

A neighborhood favorite. Lots of vegetation options. Baked and stuffed eggplant is superb. Kids menu. Great service.

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Thank rachontheroad202
Takoma Park, Maryland
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

The food is fine in this old-timey family-run place. I appreciate their lunch specials, which are cheap and fresh.

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1 Thank eater70
Takoma Park, MD
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83 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

This is a family run restaurant with a small pub, the Olive Lounge, attached to the back. They do most dishes that you would expect, the staff is quick and friendly and the prices are reasonable. We do take out about once a week, and it is pretty quick as well.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7006 Carroll Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20912-4436
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Takoma Park
  • Phone Number: +1 301-270-5154

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