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“delicious, friendly and authentic”
Review of Taste Of Arabia - CLOSED

Taste Of Arabia
Cuisines: Lebanese
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Reviewed 2 January 2014

Visited here for lunch a few days ago after meaning to for a very long time. I'm vegan my partner isn't and we both loved it! The owner seemed like a great guy, we loved the décor as it felt like we were in an authentic back street café- not to everyone's taste as it's pretty basic. The owner was great on knowing what was vegan and the flavours were awesome. Unlike some earlier reviewers I'm pretty sure this was all fresh stuff and the menu is varied and different to usual fare. Will be returning many times

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1  Thank Jay J
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Reviewed 6 November 2013 via mobile

Restaurant looks dated but good honest hearty food... One of the best shwarmas I've had! Owner is very friendly. Highly recommend to all. Seating is very cosy as booths have been created sectioning you off from other people. Very nice!

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1  Thank MrsMir1810
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Reviewed 6 November 2013

Food here is not bad but still wasnt freshly made nor fresh ingredients. All items were microwaved before serving. This was expected as passing 100s of times through this street ToA might have had customers 3-4 times. Staff was ok. Prices were reasonable but quantity was too low. No wonder no one visits.,..Visit only if you have absolutely no other choice

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1  Thank AbdullahRaz
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Reviewed 12 September 2013

I'm vegetarian but my boyfriend isn't and its the perfect restaurant for both of us! Beautiful food, amazing atmosphere and the owner is the nicest guy and the king of falafel!! Hands down my favourite restaurant ive ever been to and not just in Middlesbrough!

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1  Thank thewildlamb
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Reviewed 20 August 2013

Since i spotted this place and the menu i have been itching to go and finally got my wish on Sunday. We went with what the owner recommended and got meal for 2 for £25, which consisted of starters, mains, deserts and tea. As we are not big desert eaters, he put on extra starters for us. We had falafel, hot potato, 2x Humus, chefs own mediterranean vegetable sauce, Lebanese salad. The Lamb Chops & Chicken Tawouk were placed on top of a massive plate of the owners special rice and served with lovely flatbreads. The flavours from the chicken were sensational i enjoyed every single mouthful of this traditional lebanese food. They even give you takeaway cartons incase you want to take whats left away with you, which is a good idea considering the portion sizes

The restaurant is not licensed to sell alcohol but you can take your own in with you which i think is great.

To be honest i am not sure more people havent left reviews on this place, it is gorgeous and i will be returning very soon, give this place a try - you will not be disappointed.

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Thank aceypan
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