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The 15 Best Arab Restaurants Near Alexandria

Updated: August 22, 2022

Craving some amazing Arab dishes? These are the best Alexandria restaurants for this Middle Eastern cuisine. To find these Arab spots we analyzed the best review and ranking sites, incorporating millions of reviews. So when we need kofta, manakish and sweet kunefe these are the Alexandria restaurants we turn to.

Find the perfect Arab restaurant

Roro's: Modern Lebanese

Food Truck, $, AlexandriaFood Truck, $Alexandria
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Shawarma Guys

Middle Eastern, $, AlexandriaMiddle Eastern, $Alexandria
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Zikrayet Lebanese Restaurant & Lounge

Hookah Bar, $$, AlexandriaHookah Bar, $$Alexandria, Eisenhower East
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Fettoosh

Moroccan, $, ArlingtonMoroccan, $Arlington, Bluemont
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Olive Lebanese Eatery

Mediterranean, $, ArlingtonMediterranean, $Arlington, Bluemont
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

King Of Koshary

Egyptian, $, ArlingtonEgyptian, $Arlington, Bluemont
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Zaman Hookah Lounge

Hookah Bar, ArlingtonHookah BarArlington, Columbia Heights
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.0

Lebanese Taverna Market

Middle Eastern, $$, ArlingtonMiddle Eastern, $$Arlington, Donaldson Run
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Kabob Bazaar

Middle Eastern, $$, ArlingtonMiddle Eastern, $$Arlington, Lyon Village
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Mocha Cafe & Pastry

Tea & Coffee, $$, ArlingtonTea & Coffee, $$Arlington, Lyon Park
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Mejana

Middle Eastern, $$, ArlingtonMiddle Eastern, $$Arlington, Clarendon-Courthouse
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

LebTav- Arlington

Mediterranean, ArlingtonMediterraneanArlington, Ashton Heights
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 4.0

Lebanese Taverna

Middle Eastern, $$, ArlingtonMiddle Eastern, $$Arlington, Highland Park - Overlee Knolls
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Lebanese Taverna Pentagon

Middle Eastern, $$, ArlingtonMiddle Eastern, $$Arlington, Aurora Highlands
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Layalina Restaurant

Arab, $$, ArlingtonArab, $$Arlington, Bluemont
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

How was this list created?

Finding the best Arab restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. We pored over ratings for 16302 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Alexandria and 518 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. Yes, we even looked at to pull this list together. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Common questions

Shawarma Guys is a vegetarian-friendly Arab restaurant in Alexandria.

There are 2 Arab restaurants in Alexandria.

Shawarma Guys and Ojo's Taqueria are the highest-rated Arab restaurants that serve breakfast in Alexandria.

Shawarma Guys and Ojo's Taqueria are the highest-rated Arab restaurants offering delivery options in Alexandria.

Two of the highest-rated late-night Arab spots are Shawarma Guys and Ojo's Taqueria in Alexandria.

Drink pairing tips

  • Chardonnay and falafel


    When enjoying falafel, it’s suggested you pair it with a glass of oakedChardonnay, a white wine that enhances flavour

  • Pair Rosé with falafel

    When considering how to best enjoy your falafel, we would highlight how well a glass of Rosé complements the dish as it counterbalances the dense texture of the falafel.


  • The perfect match for falafel

    Experts often pair falafel with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc, a popular white wine.

Interesting facts

  • A big appetite

    Mihriban Kadap knows that you can never have too much of a good thing. They proved this by eating 290 skewers in a limited time,setting a world record in the process!

  • Celebrating Arab

    Torrance, The United States is the proud home of the annual South Bay Falafel Festival, held every September to celebrate everything that is good about Arab.


  • 24 pounds of falafel ball

    a circumference of over a metre is the record for the biggest falafel ball. We hope people were hungry!

Parking in the area

Nobody likes to circle around the block looking for parking. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Arab spot.

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