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The 15 Best Mediterranean Restaurants Near Birmingham

Updated: July 7, 2022

Tabouli, paella, and dolmades - it’s impossible not to love the Mediterranean dishes at these Birmingham eateries! We found the best Mediterranean spots by analyzing top restaurant review sites, expert rankings, and food blogs. Head to one of these spots to relax with a chilled glass of greek Santorini and the best mezze in Birmingham.

Find the perfect Mediterranean restaurant

Bella Piatti

Italian, $$, BirminghamItalian, $$Birmingham
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Market North End

New American, $$, BirminghamNew American, $$Birmingham
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

Cedar Grille

Mediterranean, $$, TroyMediterranean, $$Troy
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Here are Troy's top 5 Mediterranean spots

    Hoodline, 2019

Picano's Italian Grille

Italian, $$, TroyItalian, $$Troy
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
  • USA Today

    Italian

    USA Today
  • City Seeker

    Best Italian Restaurants in Detroit

    City Seeker

Trattoria Da Luigi

Italian, $$, Royal OakItalian, $$Royal Oak
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • Detroit Metro Times, 2015

    Best Italian Restaurant in Oakland County

    Detroit Metro Times, 2015

La Saj Lebanese Bistro

Lebanese, $$, TroyLebanese, $$Troy
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Here are Troy's top 5 Mediterranean spots

    Hoodline, 2019

La Marsa Troy

Mediterranean, $$, TroyMediterranean, $$Troy
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Here are Troy's top 5 Mediterranean spots

    Hoodline, 2019

Bigalora Wood Fired Cucina

Italian, $$, Royal OakItalian, $$Royal Oak
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2022

    21 Detroit Destinations for Seriously Cheesy Pizza

    Eater, 2022
  • Visit Detroit, 2020

    11 Must-Try Royal Oak Restaurants

    Visit Detroit, 2020

Grecian House

Greek, $, Royal OakGreek, $Royal Oak
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Crispelli's Bakery & Pizzeria

Pizza, $$, BerkleyPizza, $$Berkley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Zeoli's Modern Italian

Italian, $$, ClawsonItalian, $$Clawson
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Jay Jay's Bistro

Mediterranean, $$, TroyMediterranean, $$Troy
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

La Marsa - Bloomfield Hills

Mediterranean, $$, Bloomfield HillsMediterranean, $$Bloomfield Hills
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Buddy's Pizza Troy

Pizza, $$, TroyPizza, $$Troy
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5

Loccino Italian Grill

Italian, $$, TroyItalian, $$Troy
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

How did we curate these results?

Figuring out the best Mediterranean restaurants can take awhile. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 823905 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 11294 restaurants, and 792 lists and articles from top sources like Visit Detroit, Eater and Detroit Metro Times. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Visit Detroit - 11 Must-Try Royal Oak Restaurants, Eater - 21 Detroit Destinations for Seriously Cheesy Pizza and Detroit Metro Times - Best Italian Restaurant in Oakland County. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Recurring questions

Market North End and Elie's are vegetarian-friendly Mediterranean restaurants in Birmingham.

Elie's is the highest-rated vegan-friendly Mediterranean restaurant in Birmingham.

Market North End and Elie's are the highest-rated Mediterranean restaurants that is good for groups in Birmingham.

Market North End, kabob Grill, and Elie's are some of the highest-rated late-night Mediterranean spots in Birmingham.

Market North End, kabob Grill, and Elie's are the highest-rated Mediterranean restaurants for take-out in Birmingham.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect match for your falafel

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

  • Pair falafel with Chardonnay

    To elevate your falafel experience, we recommend some Chardonnay to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this white wine enhances flavour.

  • Pair Rosé with falafel

    When enjoying falafel, it’s suggested you pair it with a glass of dryRosé, a pink wine that counterbalances the dense texture of the falafel

Interesting facts

  • The traditional couscous

    If you really want to enjoy yourself, couscous from Morocco should be paired with some dried fruit.

  • The ideal pairing

    Should you find yourself on the streets of Italy be sure to sample the local campari one of the country's most classic and popular drinks!

  • A day for falafel-lovers

    Do you like falafel enough to dedicate a day to it? If you answered yes, then you should probably know that June International Falafel Day is International Falafel Day.

Parking info

There’s nothing like finding the perfect parking spot right away when you’re going out for a meal. 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 Mediterranean spot.

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