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The 15 Best Arab Restaurants Near Arlington

Updated: August 22, 2022

Craving some amazing Arab dishes? These are the best Arlington 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 Arlington restaurants we turn to.

Find the perfect Arab restaurant

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

If you travel further

Maydan

Middle Eastern, $$$, WashingtonMiddle Eastern, $$$Washington, U Street Corridor
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

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    Hoodline, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2019

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    Hoodline, 2019

Zaytinya

Mediterranean, $$$, WashingtonMediterranean, $$$Washington, Chinatown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Here are Washington's top 5 Lebanese spots

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2019

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    Hoodline, 2019

Shemali's

Mediterranean, $, WashingtonMediterranean, $Washington, Wesley Heights
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Here are Washington's top 5 Lebanese spots

    Hoodline, 2019

How did we curate this list?

Finding the right Arab restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 16302 Arlington restaurants, 823905 reviews, and 518 top lists and articles from the likes of Hoodline. These spots have been featured in Hoodline - The 5 best Middle Eastern spots in Washington and Hoodline - Here are Washington's top 5 Lebanese spots. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Recurring questions

The highest-rated Arab restaurants for delivery in Arlington are Fettoosh, Olive Lebanese Eatery, and King Of Koshary.

Fettoosh, Olive Lebanese Eatery, and King Of Koshary are vegetarian-friendly Arab restaurants in Arlington.

Fettoosh, Olive Lebanese Eatery, and King Of Koshary are the highest-rated Arab restaurants that serve breakfast in Arlington.

Mejana is the highest-rated vegan-friendly Arab restaurant in Arlington.

Fettoosh, King Of Koshary, and Kabob Bazaar are the highest-rated Arab restaurants that are good for groups in Arlington.

Drink pairing tips

  • Pair Chardonnay with falafel

    When considering what goes best with falafel, we recommend a glass of Chardonnay, it truly complements the dish as it enhances flavour.


  • The perfect match for falafel

    Experts often pair falafel with a glass of Rosé, a popular pink wine.

  • Pair Sauvignon Blanc with falafel

    If your food palns include Falafel, then you should consider helping it along with some white wine. We find that a Sauvignon Blanc, with its hits of tropical, serves as the best pairing to the dish.

Did you know?

  • Celebrating Arab

    Did you know that every year in September foodies in Torrance, The United States celebrate their passion for Arab? The South Bay Falafel Festivalis held annually.


  • The best day for falafel

    Grab your falafel to celebrate International Falafel Day! Don’t forget, it’s on June 12.

  • The first ever

    The next time you bite into a deliciousbaklava remember to thank Turkey who are responsible for this tasty culinary invention.

Parking in the area

Parking has always been a challenge in Arlington. 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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