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3121 Hillcroft St, Houston, TX 77057-5803
+1 713-784-8882
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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San Antonio
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161 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This place does not look like much on the outside but the service and food are excellent. Their staff is very courteous. Order your food at the counter and they bring it out when ready. We dined on their signature dish of shawarma sandwiches. We added a side order of hummus to go with our sandwiches. The sandwiches are at... More 

1 Thank STEVEN D
Houston, Texas
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

I have been going to Shawarma King for about 15 years. I love their food. I usually get the chicken shawarma plate, which I like even better than the beef. It comes with 3 sides, for which there is always plenty of variety to choose from. I usually get fried cauliflower, hummus, and one other. Yesterday it was an excellent... More 

Thank tkwbear
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50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Liked the falafel, prepared salads. Cheese and spinach pies need more filling. Baba ganoush very strange and weak - yuck. Baklava excellent.

1 Thank Ladylaz
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

I really liked their shawrma and I hope theyll keep it the same way . Thank you again for the great shawrma

Thank Chalak B
Houston, Texas
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108 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016

They might not have the best Shawarma in the world but there is plenty of other amazing options to make it worthwhile. The portions are HUGE and the prices are low. If you've never tried the hummus here, you haven't head the best hummus outside the middle east. Some of the sides are just OK (like the tabbouleh) but the... More 

1 Thank LoveToTravel0007
San Antonio, Texas
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130 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

I like shawarma. I love hummus. Hummus was very good, pistachio baklava delicious, but the chicken shawarma... dry and not as good. Meatball, potato, pita just average. And glasses for water weren't totally clean. Waitress was very attentive and price was good. Order at the counter. Very fast. A friend loves this place so I might try again.

1 Thank TravelSmartAndOften
Williamsville, New York
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2015

I have lived for 10 years in Middle East and so I can say for sure that this comes close to what a real shawarma tastes like. I have been to other cities in US and none comes close to this one. Full marks! The only thing I see missing here is that they do no serve French Fries. I... More 

Thank rizkaz
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2014

We went here for lunch, the location is near by our apartment and we just moved here like 7 months ago,so we wanted to try each restaurant around. I have ate in a lot of Mediterranean restaurant around Houston and this one didn't impressed me at all. I ordered swharma chicken with the side of rice and humus. Rice and... More 

1 Thank mk1101101
Surprise, Arizona
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372 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2014

Our brother worked in Saudi for 30 years, and was craving Shawarmas. We ordered 2 chicken and 1 beef shawarma. Also tried the dish of the day, which was a excellent spinach stew. Everyone said dishes were tasty and good quality. Clean restaurant. Friendly employees. We will be back.

1 Thank Mary W
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119 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2014 via mobile

Terrific spot for Shawarma! In a boring strip mall with a location that's easy to miss, you will be surprised by this little gem. Very clean & authentic inside, lots of friendly staff and fresh & flavorful food. Parking is convenient but limited. Opened at noon on the Saturday we stopped by.

Thank Four Lone Stars B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3121 Hillcroft St, Houston, TX 77057-5803
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-784-8882

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