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The 15 Best Middle Eastern Restaurants Near Hollywood

Updated: May 2, 2022

Craving kofta, couscous, or Kibbeh? The best Middle Eastern restaurants in Hollywood have all that and more. We analyzed awards, leading publications, and top-ranking sites to find the best Middle Eastern spots. Don’t wait, get to these great Hollywood venues for the most delicious flatbreads and grilled meats in town.

Find the perfect Middle Eastern restaurant

King Of Pita

Middle Eastern, $$, HollywoodMiddle Eastern, $$Hollywood
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Shabo's Barbecue

Mediterranean, $$, HollywoodMediterranean, $$Hollywood, Park Side
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Pita Pockets

Mediterranean, $, HollywoodMediterranean, $Hollywood, North Central
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Istanbul Restaurant

Turkish, $$, HollywoodTurkish, $$Hollywood, South Central Beach
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

Absolutely Outrageous Gyros & Phillies

American, $, HollywoodAmerican, $Hollywood, North Central
Google: 3.2
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Dar Tajine

Moroccan, $$, PlantationMoroccan, $$Plantation
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2021

    12 New Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale to Check Out Right Now

    Eater, 2021

The Friendship Cafe

Middle Eastern, Fort LauderdaleMiddle EasternFort Lauderdale, Colee Hammock
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 5.0

Chill & Grill Pita

Mediterranean, PlantationMediterraneanPlantation
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Izgara Express

Middle Eastern, $$, PlantationMiddle Eastern, $$Plantation
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Pita Plus

Mediterranean, $$, Fort LauderdaleMediterranean, $$Fort Lauderdale
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Sunrise Pita & Grill

Mediterranean, $$, DavieMediterranean, $$Davie
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Jerusalem Market & Deli

Middle Eastern, $, North Miami BeachMiddle Eastern, $North Miami Beach, Highland Village
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Mini Pita

Mediterranean, $$, Fort LauderdaleMediterranean, $$Fort Lauderdale, River Oaks
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2018

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    Hoodline, 2018

Kabobji

Middle Eastern, $$, North Miami BeachMiddle Eastern, $$North Miami Beach, Eastern Shores
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Marash Turkish Cuisine

Turkish, $$, Hallandale BeachTurkish, $$Hallandale Beach
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

How did we curate these results?

Finding the right Middle Eastern restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 16799 spots across Hollywood, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 790 lists and articles from the likes of Eater and Hoodline – applying our boam magic to sift through results. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Eater - 12 New Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale to Check Out Right Now and Hoodline - The 5 best Mediterranean restaurants in Fort Lauderdale. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. These ten options are sure to delight.

Recurring questions

Moe's Place, King Of Pita, and Shabo's Barbecue are the highest-rated Middle Eastern restaurants for take-out in Hollywood.

Shabo's Barbecue is the highest-rated Middle Eastern restaurant for a date night in Hollywood.

Moe's Place, King Of Pita, and Shabo's Barbecue are the highest-rated Middle Eastern restaurants that serve breakfast in Hollywood.

Shabo's Barbecue and Chickpeas Creations are the highest-rated vegan-friendly Middle Eastern restaurants in Hollywood.

King Of Pita, Shabo's Barbecue, and Pita Pockets are vegetarian-friendly Middle Eastern restaurants in Hollywood.

Drink pairing tips

  • Pair Rosé with 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.


  • Sauvignon Blanc with your falafel

    If your food palns include Falafel, then you should consider helping it along with some white wine. We find that a Sauvignon Blanc, with its hits of tropical, serves as the best pairing to the dish.

  • A next-level pairing for Albariño

    When having Israeli salad, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Albariño, a popular white wine.

Interesting facts

  • The traditional wul Medames

    When in Egypt it would be criminal not to try out the wul Medames. GIve it a go so you can say you had the full experience.

  • A fast eater

    Never get between Mihriban Kadap and their kebab. Mihriban Kadap holds the record for most kebab eaten in 30 minutes, an incredible 290.

  • The first ever

    Where does kebab come from? Turkey and the creator was Turkish soldiers.

Parking info

Parking in Hollywood can be a challenge. 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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