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Middle Eastern Cuisine & Olive Lounge

7006 Carroll Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20912-4436
+1 301-270-5154
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good49%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“baklava” (5 reviews)
“gyros” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
7006 Carroll Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20912-4436
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

They are quiet and quick. you can feel the hard work they are putting into your meal. Definitley a great place.

Thank Roxanne F
Reviewed 14 March 2017 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...More

Thank Mila A
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...More

Thank Susan116
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.

2  Thank TroisChatsLies
Reviewed 22 August 2016

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

2  Thank lindamroeder
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...More

1  Thank Daphne G
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.

2  Thank Gina M
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...More

1  Thank Michael L
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

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

Thank rachontheroad202
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.

1  Thank eater70
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7006 Carroll Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20912-4436
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Takoma Park
  • Phone Number: +1 301-270-5154
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Local family run business serving homemade Mediterranean recipes. Featuring a full menu, full bar and daily deals and food specials. The restaurant hours listed the Middle Eastern Cuisine dining area. the Olive Lounge is open later with an entrance located in the rear parking lot.
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