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206 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12210-1312
+1 518-434-3901
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11:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 12:30 - 22:00
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Altamont, New York
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had just finished doing a protest march and decided to grab a little lunch. We'd heard of this place for years but never stopped so we figured, why not. It's in downtown Albany in an old building with the original tin ceilings. The menu was classic Middle Eastern with kebobs, hummus, stuffed grape leaves and so... More 

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Thank Mseinber
Clifton Park, New York
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249 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Unsuspecting little restaurant. It was empty when my coworkers and I came in for lunch around noon. Very reasonable prices and delicious food! I ordered the eggplant and falafel sandwich platter. The sandwich was served fresh and hot with delicious pita chips and hummus. Perfect portions. The service was a little slow and we were a little upset that our... More 

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Thank MPHGirl23
new york
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Had the combination plate with lamb kebob - everything was both authentic and delicious! Husband had kebob platter and down to the rice (not just plain white rice, but wonderfully spiced) was excellent. Will definitely return and highly recommend.

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Thank travelbronx
Albany, New York, United States
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

The food is good and the owner is very nice. It's nice to experience Middle eastern cuisine with lots of flavor.

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Thank Tia M
Washington DC
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Food was delicious and prepared fresh for us. The owner was efficient, friendly and relaxed. The atmosphere was casual and quiet, allowing for conversation. Highly recommended! Falafel was tasty and the eggplant sandwich was scrumptious.

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Thank Al G
Greencastle, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Food was authentic Lebanese, delicious and served in a timely fashion. Host was friendly and efficient. Would definitely recommend the baba ghanouj!!

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Thank Rebecca B
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

My friend and I were passing through with intentions to stop and eat due to the high review ratings. Once we arrived it had a closed sign in front with intentions of returning in an hour. I decided to call to see if I could get someone being that we have our stomachs set on this place and furthermore we... More 

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Thank Tiara M
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83 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

The restaurant was clean and service was very good. The lamb on the sandwiches were patties, not the kind of lamb they carve off in long pieces. It was very relaxing and they did not rush us out. The falafel was delicious and we all enjoyed it. We like the atmosphere of the restaurant.

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Thank Karen M
Saratoga Springs, New York
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016

We (the family) have been here several times and we enjoy it each time. The cafe is somewhat small (not a lot of tables) which adds to the cozy atmosphere. The food is excellent and there are choices for everyone's tastes. It is worth going to for a first time visit and it is a place worth returning to.

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Thank Zoomerman
Rutland, Vermont, United States
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229 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

My wife and I traveled from Rutland Vermont just to check out the renowned cuisine of Mamoun's. It was definitely worth the trip. I had a great lamb dish and my wife had the falafel. We were both very pleased. Most likely Rutland will be getting about 100 middle eastern immigrants settling in the area this year. I think a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
12:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 206 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12210-1312
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-434-3901

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?