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401 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1106
+1 215-735-8111
Mon 12:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I have come to this restaurant many times with my kids, we love trying different dishes and the owner is always so friendly and kind.

Thank familyofbugs
Ardmore, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Mediterranean, Greek, and Indian food; This place was awesome! The lamb Ouzi for 2 was so tasty. Lamb korma and lamb shawarma were so tasty. They have the best hummus I've ever tasted!!!

Thank saintsully
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

Great food. Small family restaurant where the mom cooks and helps you order. Highly recommend it. Great weekday restaurant.

Thank Aaron S
Holland, PA
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Very unpleasant experience. When we came they had zero clients in the restaurant. It should have been a warning sign for me, but we decided to give it a try. My husband ordered a dish with lamb meat and I ordered filet mignon. They brought me meat, which did not have anything to do with filet mignon. It was hardly... More 

Thank mgoykhman
Barnegat, New Jersey
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169 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2015

Wonderful gracious owner who cooks and presents with pride each dish. Expect to spend about 1.5 hours and $65 per couple for appetizers, top selections, dessert and Turkish coffee. Of course you can eat for less than this but why skip the heavenly hummus, the tiny sweet sweet desserts, or the mind blowing Arabic coffee. Previous reviewers who complained about... More 

2 Thank Robert H
Miami, Florida
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49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2015 via mobile

I was there yesterday with my girlfriend and we had a starter of lentils, veal steak and a vegetarian dish. It was awesome because simple and you can really taste the homemade cousin. The owner is very friendly and it was lovely to have a chat with him! Suggested

Thank MauryPass
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2015

Was very pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food at this little corner store front, located across the street from the bastion of old time Philly dive's, Dirty Franks. The name of the restaurant and lack of decor can be off putting but the graciousness of the owner, Amen, and the incredible food prepared by his wife, more than... More 

Thank Cazzie49
lawrenceville, NJ
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135 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2014

We made a dinner of soups and appetizers. Everything was fresh, delicious, and nicely presented. The house-made pita bread was the best we've every tasted. Other diners we could see had main courses that looked equally good. Good size portions. The waiter (and husband of the chef), Ibrahim (not sure of the spelling) was very helpful and friendly. For desert,... More 

Thank aaron l
Somers Point, New Jersey
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336 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2014

Imam, your host is a gracious man. The lamb shwarma is to die for. The shish kebobs are delectable. The specials are always enticing & delightful. BYOB

Thank NittanyLion70
Boston, Massachusetts
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67 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2014

As a vegetarian, it can be tough to find decent options while traveling - King Tut had many dishes for me to choose from. I went with a friend for dinner. A couple at an adjacent table were smoking hookah, and I could not smell anything... which was so remarkable that my dining partner and I had a conversation about... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1106
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-735-8111

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