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“Fantastic Fresh food, large portions”
Review of Tarek's Cafe

Tarek's Cafe
Ranked #60 of 751 Restaurants in Halifax
Price range: US$15 - US$20
Cuisines: Middle Eastern, Turkish, Canadian
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Buffet
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

If you like freshly made middle eastern food this is a great spot. This little-known gem has huge legion of regular customers that come as much for the down-to-earth hospitality of the owner and staff as they do for the food. When you walk in to order at the counter, you will immediately be offered a sample of the soup. Tarek is famous for his soup and I now know why - the lentil sample I had was perfectly balanced with just the right amount of heat and acidity. I ordered the appetizer combo plate with chicken and received a plate heaping with falafel, tabouleh, pita, hummus, tzatziki, cauliflower, beets, lentil rice, and yet another grain salad - I had a whole meal's worth of food left over! They take cash only, but there is an on-site ATM.

1  Thank Orancathy
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Reviewed 22 July 2016

We had a good meal of Middle eastern dishes. The atmosphere is cafeteria and it was a bit confusing first to figure out how to order food and pay.

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Reviewed 20 July 2016

I have never rated things 5 star but Tarek's deserves even more. The food is home made, fresh and absolutely delicious. The menu has a wide variety of great choices. Tarek is a congenial host - goes out of his way to make you feel welcome. Can't say enough about the food and service...just try it and you will know why.
A North-end Halifax gem.

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1  Thank Mad4salt
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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Tarek's Cafe is excellent! They serve healthy affordable Mediterranean style food. The food is always fresh, tasty and served by friendly staff.

1  Thank Tall_Guy_Cycling
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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Wow! Awesome food and service and they support local causes! We will be back! Could use a couple of special drinks...but maybe I am just watching too much Bar Rescue!

2  Thank Julie M
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