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The 9 Best Middle Eastern Restaurants Near Cary

Updated: June 14, 2022

Looking for Cary’s tastiest manakeesh and tabouleh? These are the Middle Eastern spots doing it best. To find these Middle Eastern spots we analyzed the best review and ranking sites, incorporating millions of reviews. Sit down and feast mezze-style with a hookah pipe and belly dancers at some of these Cary venues.

Find the perfect Middle Eastern restaurant

Bosphorus

Turkish, $$, CaryTurkish, $$Cary
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Sassool

Mediterranean, $$, CaryMediterranean, $$Cary
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Istanbul Restaurant

Turkish, $$, CaryTurkish, $$Cary
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Centre Green Take 5 Cafe

Lebanese, $, CaryLebanese, $Cary
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 4.0

Kababish Cafe

Indian, $$, CaryIndian, $$Cary
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Jasmin & Olivz Mediterranean

Mediterranean, $, CaryMediterranean, $Cary
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Biryani Xprx Express

Indian, $, CaryIndian, $Cary
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

Neomonde Mediterranean - Morrisville

Mediterranean, $$, MorrisvilleMediterranean, $$Morrisville, Town Center
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Mediterra Grill- Holly Springs

Mediterranean, $$, Holly SpringsMediterranean, $$Holly Springs
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Picking the right Middle Eastern restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. For these results, 823905 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 3295 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 212 lists and articles from and others were carefully reviewed by boam. We cross-referenced with top lists, like . 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. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Common questions

Centre Green Take 5 Cafe is the highest-rated Middle Eastern restaurant for dessert in Cary.

Bosphorus, Centre Green Take 5 Cafe, and Kababish Cafe are the highest-rated Middle Eastern restaurants for take-out in Cary.

Bosphorus, Centre Green Take 5 Cafe, and Kababish Cafe are vegetarian-friendly Middle Eastern restaurants in Cary.

Bosphorus, Centre Green Take 5 Cafe, and Kababish Cafe are the highest-rated Middle Eastern restaurants that serve breakfast in Cary.

Bosphorus, Centre Green Take 5 Cafe, and Kababish Cafe are the highest-rated Middle Eastern restaurants for a quick lunch in Cary.

Drink pairing tips

  • Take falafel to the next level

    When ordering falafel, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Rosé, a popular pink wine.

  • Pair Rioja with eggplant baba ghanouj

    Not sure what red wine to drink with your eggplant baba ghanouj? Try Rioja. The oaked flavors will pair nicely with the food and complete the meal.

  • Chardonnay with your falafel

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


Factoids

  • The original cherry tomato

    Our favorite treat, the cherry tomato, has its roots in Israel. We can thank Professor Nachum Kedar for coming up with it too.

  • The traditional wul Medames

    The mashed fava beans in wul Medames is what makes it such a favourite in Egypt.

  • The United States's National National Caesar Salad Day

    July in The United States, people celebrate salad and chow down for National National Caesar Salad Day !

Parking tips

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 Middle Eastern spot.

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