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740 9th St, Durham, NC 27705-4803
+1 919-286-2884
Today
11:00 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 20:30
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Been going here for years!! The food is delicious and I love that I can get the Lebanese fruit drinks I love. Love the owners, they play no games, and DONT dare ask for ketchup. If you forget there are plenty of signs posted.

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Thank JDobbins555
Hartford, Connecticut
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

I found the food be to excellent and authentic. I was concerned when we saw it but the food quality was perfect, good price and large portions. Hummus was awesome. Would totally recommend!

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Thank QA_Geek
Durham, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Although every Middle Eastern dish is perfection down to the most subtle nuance (the humus is chilled and the pita bread -- his own recipe made daily by a local bakery -- is warm), my personal favorite is the Philly Cheese Steak, best in the world, no close competition. Every ingredient is always fresh, flavorful, and perfectly seasoned. Enjoy the... More 

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Thank Chuck H
Beckley, West Virginia, United States
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477 reviews
339 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 358 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

I had enjoyed Turkish coffee once here with my brother about ten years ago, and, in Durham again, decided to finish my evening with another. The coffee is thick, sweet, and flavorful. Though I can't speak to the food, the Turkish coffee is very good.

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Thank David S
Durham, North Carolina
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1,275 reviews
443 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 895 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2015

I knew it was Middle Eastern food but when I saw that you could get a chicken hoagie with provolone cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, mayo, oil & vinegar, and seasoned chicken, it never dawned on me that they would use Middle eastern seasoning. DUH!! So, this was probably my fault. My husband liked his hoagie (he said he would have given... More 

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Thank cheryl h
Raleigh, North Carolina
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

I have been to this restaurant several times. It is in a fun part of Durham. The owner is very dedicated to making sure the food is good quality and that guests feel welcome. He will bring the food out to you himself. The tea is made with leaves and brought in the most charming tea pot, served in small... More 

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Thank zeethelibrarian
Tampa, Florida
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2015

The food here was alright. The chicken in my dish was lacking in flavor and was very dry. The lamb/beef gyro meat was good. The tahini and tzatziki were average. The service left something to be desired. The location was pretty convenient. Also worth noting, this restaurant has an off-putting "no ketchup" policy that seems sort of elitist. It is... More 

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Thank Anthony C
Durham, North Carolina, United States
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2013

Owners are Lebanese; everything is really good. Believe it or not, the absolute tastiest thing on the menu is the cheesesteak (beef or chicken): it's absolutely fantastic!

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Thank mempheel
Durham, North Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2013

very pricy & have fusion food not real cuisine what was expected Dinning area was all dirty & looked dark in there. There was no one there just two of us, with staff on the phone chatting .

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Thank ashi2013
Union Bridge, Maryland
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161 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2012 via mobile

Unlike my college days when your basic falafel sandwich cost me a buck fifty at King David's on Marshall St in Syracuse, the going rate at International Delights is north of 8 bucks. The atmosphere at I.D. is suitably college town -- vinyl booths, fluorescent lighting with interesting displays of international currencie on the walls. The falafel I had was... More 

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Thank Gary M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 740 9th St, Durham, NC 27705-4803
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-286-2884

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