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The 5 Best Arab Restaurants In Cincinnati

Updated: July 5, 2022

After some great Arab cuisine? These are our favourite spots in Cincinnati for Middle Eastern fare. We referred to millions of reviews and analyzed top local sites and these Arab restaurants came out on top. So pay these stores a visit for fantastic pita and falafel and the best kibbeh we have tasted.

Find the perfect Arab restaurant

Al-Madina Market & Grill

Lebanese, $, CorryvilleLebanese, $Cincinnati, Corryville
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Cincinnati's 3 best spots to score affordable Middle Eastern fare

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Explore the 5 most popular spots in Cincinnati's Corryville neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Raya's Lebanese

Mediterranean, $, Central Business DistrictMediterranean, $Cincinnati, Central Business District
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Cincinnati's 3 best spots to score affordable Middle Eastern fare

    Hoodline, 2019

Aladdin's Eatery + Lounge

Mediterranean, $$, Over-The-RhineMediterranean, $$Cincinnati, Over-The-Rhine
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Aladdin's Eatery

Mediterranean, $$, Hyde ParkMediterranean, $$Cincinnati, Hyde Park
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Andy's Mediterranean Grille

Mediterranean, $$, Walnut HillsMediterranean, $$Cincinnati, Walnut Hills
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0

How did we curate these results?

Finding the right Arab restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. For these results, 823905 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 5724 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 232 lists and articles from Hoodline and others were carefully reviewed by boam. The restaurants you see have been featured in Hoodline - Explore the 5 most popular spots in Cincinnati's Corryville neighborhood and Hoodline - Cincinnati's 3 best spots to score affordable Middle Eastern fare. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. 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.

Questions & answers

Al-Madina Market & Grill, Raya's Lebanese, and Aladdin's Eatery + Lounge are vegetarian-friendly Arab restaurants in Cincinnati.

Al-Madina Market & Grill, Raya's Lebanese, and Aladdin's Eatery + Lounge are some of the highest-rated late-night Arab spots in Cincinnati.

Al-Madina Market & Grill, Raya's Lebanese, and Aladdin's Eatery + Lounge are the highest-rated Arab restaurants for take-out in Cincinnati.

Aladdin's Eatery + Lounge and Aladdin's Eatery are the highest-rated vegan-friendly Arab restaurants in Cincinnati.

There are 5 Arab restaurants in Cincinnati.

Drink pairing tips

  • Chardonnay and falafel


    Wanna know what white wine will go great with you Chardonnay? A Chardonnay will match excellently as it enhances flavour with its oaked flavours.

  • Take falafel to the next level

    When having falafel, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc, a popular white wine.

  • Rosé and falafel


    When considering what goes best with falafel, we recommend a glass of Rosé, it truly complements the dish as it counterbalances the dense texture of the falafel.


Fun facts

  • The biggest falafel ball ever

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

  • International Falafel Day

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

  • The history of baklava

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

Parking information

We’ve all struggled to find good parking near restaurants in Cincinnati. 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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