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Fairouz Restaurant & Gallery

3166 Midway Dr, San Diego, CA 92110-4545
+1 619-225-0308
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“hummus” (6 reviews)
“baklava” (3 reviews)
“pasta dishes” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
3166 Midway Dr, San Diego, CA 92110-4545
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For a warm welcome, great mid-Eastern food cooked by mama in the kitchen, and art laden interior, check out the buffet at this local café located in a strip mall. This is one of the few places in San Diego where you can get a...More

Thank GlobalGypsy_13
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Fairouz is still my go to place for MidEastern food (I've lived and worked in both Greece and Egypt). In addition to the lunch and dinner all you can eat buffet (my favorite) there's a full menu that includes another favorite -- Retsina, the resin...More

Thank GlobalGypsy_13
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Avoid this place please. The food quality is bad along with outrageous prices.I'm from middle east and will give an honest review. The owner is from middle east but has no idea what true middle eastern food is. We tried several items that really tasted...More

Thank Yazan H
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This small but friendly restaurant serves delicious mid-eastern dishes. Even though located in a strip mall in the busy Rosecrans area, the food is carefully made and cheerfully served. The wait staff are long term, and the owner is nearly always there with a gracious...More

Thank Alagria
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Looks really deceive as this family run Mediterranean restaurant/art gallery is a gem admist a strip mall. The only clue to the warm welcome and the exceptional home cooking are the stone pillars outside. Sammy makes a delicate, delicious baklava that melts in your mouth....More

Thank GlobalGypsy_13
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

This place is an experience. It hits the spot. A young girl behind us said the food was "happy". To be sure, the brothers who run the place are so kind and the art is inspiring. If you are interested in eating vegan or vegetarian,...More

Thank Al H
Reviewed 26 August 2016

How can you resist eating a home cooked family meal of Mid-Eastern favorites amidst art work? Although Fairouz is nestled in a non-descript strip mall on Midway, you're immediately welcomed by tantalizing aromas from the long buffet in the entry dining area. Mama is the...More

Thank GlobalGypsy_13
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We came here by chance looking for hala restaurant in San Diego. It was nice tine in this restaurant with very welcome and generous service from all staff and owner of restaurant. Halal food and good choice for vegan and vegetarian too. It is Palestine...More

Thank abuhassan2015
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This place has been around for over 30 years serving Middle Eastern and Greek foods. I have never been disappointed here. I order off the menu, but they always have a buffet going. It has a very nice Art gallery of the owners work.

Thank john g
Reviewed 13 July 2016

The only disadvantage of this neighborhood restaurant is it's location on a busy street and in a small strip mall. Thus, the only view is of parked cars in small spaces. But inside you step into another world of warm pita bread and delicious home...More

Thank GlobalGypsy_13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3166 Midway Dr, San Diego, CA 92110-4545
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-225-0308
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