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The 8 Best Middle Eastern Restaurants In Berkeley

Updated: October 6, 2021

Are you a lover of pitas, hummus, and kebabs? Then you must visit these Middle Eastern restaurants in Berkeley. 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 Berkeley venues.

Find the perfect Middle Eastern restaurant

Rojbas Grill

Greek, $$, Downown BerkeleyGreek, $$Berkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

King of Kabab

Mediterranean, $$, BerkeleyMediterranean, $$Berkeley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Razan's Organic Kitchen

Middle Eastern, $$, Downown BerkeleyMiddle Eastern, $$Berkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

The Flying Falafel - Berkeley

Mediterranean, $, Downown BerkeleyMediterranean, $Berkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Kabana Restaurant

Pakistani, $, BerkeleyPakistani, $Berkeley
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

La Mediterranee

Mediterranean, $$, BerkeleyMediterranean, $$Berkeley
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • Spoon University

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    Spoon University
  • Zagat

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    Zagat

The Halal Guys

Middle Eastern, $, Downown BerkeleyMiddle Eastern, $Berkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5
  • Zagat

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    Zagat

Turkish Kitchen

Turkish, $, Downown BerkeleyTurkish, $Berkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Why is this list better than others?

Picking the right Middle Eastern restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 3104661 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 28808 restaurants, and 1901 lists and articles from top sources like Zagat and Spoon University. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Zagat - New Restaurants and Bars in San Francisco, Zagat - Best Restaurants in Berkeley and Spoon University - 43 Berkeley Eats You Must Try Before You Graduate. 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. 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.

Drink pairing tips

  • A next-level pairing for Rioja

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

  • The ultimate drink pairing for Israeli salad


    Finding the ideal drink pairing for Israeli salad can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some white wine, particularly a glass of Albariño. This, acidic, white wine balances the citrus Israeli salad.

Parking tips

Getting a good parking spot in Berkeley can be tough, and it’s worse if you’re hungry. 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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