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The 10 Best Middle Eastern Restaurants In Tampa

Updated: October 6, 2021

Looking for Tampa’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. If bottles of Arak and plates of souvlaki sound like a good time head to these fantastic options in Tampa.

Find the perfect Middle Eastern restaurant

Shawarma Asham

Food Truck, TampaFood TruckTampa
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Fresh Bites

Mediterranean, $$, TampaMediterranean, $$Tampa
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Bayshore Mediterranean Grill

Mediterranean, $$, Ballast PointMediterranean, $$Tampa, Ballast Point
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2020

    The 5 best Mediterranean spots in Tampa

    Hoodline, 2020

Istanbul Mediterranean Grill & Market

Mediterranean, $$, Lowry Park CentralMediterranean, $$Tampa, Lowry Park Central
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

La Pita

Lebanese, $, TampaLebanese, $Tampa
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Are Pitas

Latin, $, TampaLatin, $Tampa
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Pita's Republic

Mediterranean, $, TampaMediterranean, $Tampa
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Khan Murjan

Middle Eastern, Temple CrestMiddle EasternTampa, Temple Crest
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Byblos

Mediterranean, $$, Palma CeiaMediterranean, $$Tampa, Palma Ceia
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2020

    The 5 best Mediterranean spots in Tampa

    Hoodline, 2020
  • CBS, 2012

    Best Mediterranean Cuisine In Tampa Bay

    CBS, 2012

Garden Gyros

Greek, $, Temple CrestGreek, $Tampa, Temple Crest
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    5 top options for inexpensive Mediterranean fare in Tampa

    Hoodline, 2019

How was this list created?

Figuring out the best Middle Eastern restaurants can take awhile. For these results, 823905 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 7862 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 266 lists and articles from Hoodline and CBS and others were carefully reviewed by boam. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Hoodline - 5 top options for inexpensive Mediterranean fare in Tampa, CBS - Best Mediterranean Cuisine In Tampa Bay and Hoodline - The 5 best Mediterranean spots in Tampa. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. These ten options are sure to delight.

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Parking info

Finding parking in Tampa can be tricky, especially if you are going out for food. 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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