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The 15 Best Middle Eastern Restaurants Near Vancouver

Updated: August 22, 2022

Looking for Vancouver’s tastiest manakeesh and tabouleh? These are the Middle Eastern spots doing it best. To find the best Middle Eastern spots we analyzed top restaurant review and ranking sites and local food blogs. Don’t wait, get to these great Vancouver venues for the most delicious flatbreads and grilled meats in town.

Find the perfect Middle Eastern restaurant

I Heart Gyro

Mediterranean, $, VancouverMediterranean, $Vancouver, Marrion
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Patras Gyros

Greek, $, VancouverGreek, $Vancouver
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Falahi Bro's Middle Eastern Cuisine

Middle Eastern, $$, VancouverMiddle Eastern, $$Vancouver, Esther Short
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Petra House

Mediterranean, $$, VancouverMediterranean, $$Vancouver, Cimarron
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Jerusalem Cafe

Middle Eastern, $$, VancouverMiddle Eastern, $$Vancouver, Fircrest
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

DarSalam

Middle Eastern, $$, PortlandMiddle Eastern, $$Portland, Concordia
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Grab A Gyro

Mediterranean, $, PortlandMediterranean, $Portland, Multnomah
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

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Mediterranean Exploration Company

Mediterranean, $$$, PortlandMediterranean, $$$Portland, Pearl District
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

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  • Eater, 2022

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Ya Hala Lebanese Cuisine

Lebanese, $$, PortlandLebanese, $$Portland, Montavilla
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5
  • Travel Portland, 2021

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Hoda's Middle-Eastern Cuisine

Middle Eastern, $$, PortlandMiddle Eastern, $$Portland, Sunnyside
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Tusk

Middle Eastern, $$$, PortlandMiddle Eastern, $$$Portland, Buckman
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Female Foodie

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  • Infatuation

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DarSalam - Hawthorne

Middle Eastern, $$, PortlandMiddle Eastern, $$Portland, Sunnyside
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0

Kasbah Moroccan Cafe

Moroccan, $, PortlandMoroccan, $Portland, Old Town-Chinatown
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

Lokanta PDX

Turkish, $$, PortlandTurkish, $$Portland, Hosford-Abernethy
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0
  • Eater, 2021

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The Pleasant Peasant

Food Truck, $, PortlandFood Truck, $Portland, Buckman
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Why is this list better than others?

Finding the right Middle Eastern restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. We analyzed 9087 Vancouver restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 Vancouver restaurant reviews, and 717 lists and articles – looking closely at what Eater, Infatuation and Female Foodie had to say – and applied our boam magic. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Eater - Portland’s Exciting New Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurants, Infatuation - Where To Eat And Drink In Portland, Oregon and Female Foodie - The 40 Best Portland Restaurants (2021 UPDATE). 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. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Common questions

I Heart Gyro, Patras Gyros, and Falahi Bro's Middle Eastern Cuisine are the highest-rated Middle Eastern restaurants for take-out in Vancouver.

I Heart Gyro, Patras Gyros, and Falahi Bro's Middle Eastern Cuisine are some of the highest-rated late-night Middle Eastern spots in Vancouver.

I Heart Gyro, Petra House, and Jerusalem Cafe are the highest-rated Middle Eastern restaurants that are good for groups in Vancouver.

Petra House is the highest-rated Middle Eastern restaurant for a date night in Vancouver.

There are 5 Middle Eastern restaurants in Vancouver.

Drink pairing tips

  • Chardonnay with your falafel

    A white wine, like Chardonnay, is a good partner drink to with falafel because enhances flavour.

  • Rosé and 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.


  • A next-level pairing for Rioja

    When ordering eggplant baba ghanouj, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Rioja, a popular red wine.

Interesting facts

  • September = Middle Eastern festival

    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 Middle Eastern.


  • Craving some kale?

    26 pounds 16 ounces of kale is the crazy amount that Gideon Oji ate in8 minutes.

  • A big feat in 2016

    On September 4, 2016, Russia’s Middle Eastern fans celebrated a new world record by the salad, weighing 44,312 pounds 14 ounces.

Parking tips

Vancouveris notorious for tricky 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 Middle Eastern spot.

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