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Zeina's Cafe & Catering

607 Varick St, Utica, NY 13502-4025
+1 315-738-0297
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“baklava” (13 reviews)
“hummus” (21 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Vegan Options
607 Varick St, Utica, NY 13502-4025
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This family cafe has left such an imprint in my heart, even after 2 years, I am still dreaming and craving of the food. Everything is prepared with so much love, you will feel as if you will be under a spell. I still can...More

Thank Barbara D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in the area and looking for a place to grab takeout lunch. Zeina and her family did not disappoint! She immediately started giving us samplings and made us feel at home. The family has been running the cafe for 7 years. Definitely a...More

Thank dulskinator
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Absolutely delicious food at a small family run restaurant on Varick St. My favorite is the Shawarma chicken but everything is great! Only open certain days of the week so check the website, you won't be disappointed with the food.

Thank oldsaturn5
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Wonderful spot on Varick. Current special to go 2 gyros for $10. Wonderful atmosphere, staff, and friends.

Thank Arubawarrior
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Unbelievably great Lebanese Cuisine down to earth happy people kind of small place but very busy food very tasty probably just like being back in Lebanon if you're from there

Thank junkmancometh
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Delicious food in this family restaurant. Always so delicious and the family very nice. Kabobs, gyro andGreek salad are great. Love the rice. Huge pot cooking on stove in entry kitchen area. Everything out in open. During a summer visit I had the most delicious...More

Thank stephanieh172
Reviewed 23 February 2017

I can't believe I haven't been here before! We were a group of 6 and needed a place to eat before a hockey game. I'd heard wonderful things about Zeina's and they were accurate. While it's not a large place, we got there at just...More

Thank CentralNY0
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Zeinas is a small family owned & operated resturant. They serve fresh homemade Lebanese food. The owners are always there to make sure you have good food & service. Reasonably priced and always fast and friendly service. Outdoor cafe in the summer. A small place...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We ordered the homemade hummus & nice warm stuffed grapleaves as an appetizer then we split the lamb Gyro with fresh-cut french fries Yum Yum Yum Yum! The owners were very friendly and welcoming A must try when in Utica

Thank FoodMasterEater
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Before you even go inside the aroma of falafel draws you in. This is a quirky little place that feels warm & inviting. The family owners are delightful & eager to make sure that you have enjoyed the meal. Best Turkish coffee in the area.

Thank 413Love_to_eat
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James B
Serve wine and beer?
16 October 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 607 Varick St, Utica, NY 13502-4025
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Utica
  • Phone Number: +1 315-738-0297