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The 8 Best Middle Eastern Restaurants Near Santa Clara

Updated: October 6, 2021

Are you a lover of pitas, hummus, and kebabs? Then you must visit these Middle Eastern restaurants in Santa Clara. 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 Santa Clara venues for the most delicious flatbreads and grilled meats in town.

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ACHILLES

Mediterranean, $, Santa ClaraMediterranean, $Santa Clara
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Holyland Restaurant & Catering

Middle Eastern, $$, Santa ClaraMiddle Eastern, $$Santa Clara
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Kabab and Curry's

Indian, $$, Santa ClaraIndian, $$Santa Clara
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5
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Medina Kabob House

Middle Eastern, $, Santa ClaraMiddle Eastern, $Santa Clara
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

The Halal Guys

Mediterranean, $, Santa ClaraMediterranean, $Santa Clara
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

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DishDash

Middle Eastern, $$, SunnyvaleMiddle Eastern, $$Sunnyvale, Washington
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
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  • Michelin Guide

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Stone Stew

Middle Eastern, $$, San JoseMiddle Eastern, $$San Jose, Downtown
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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Falafel's Drive-In

Middle Eastern, $, San JoseMiddle Eastern, $San Jose
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0
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How does it work?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We analyzed 1901 lists and articles from top sources like CultureTrip, Movoto and Michelin Guide, 28808 Santa Clara restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 3104661 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. We cross-referenced with top lists, like CultureTrip - The 10 Best Restaurants In Downtown San Jose, California, Movoto - 15 San Jose Restaurants That Will Blow The Taste Buds Out Of Your Mouth and Michelin Guide - The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal (2019). 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. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect complement to falafel


    When having falafel, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc, a popular white wine.

  • Pair Rosé with 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.


  • Chardonnay with your falafel

    A falafel can be tricky to find a white wine pairing for. We would suggest trying Chardonnay. It will pair nicely with the food and complete the meal thanks to its oaked.

Fun facts

  • The original kebab

    Turkish soldiers is widely recognized as the first person to ever make the now-famous kebab.

  • All in a day’s work

    kebab is pretty tasty, to say the least, and Mihriban Kadap agrees. If you want to break their record for most skewers eaten in 30, you’re gonna have to help yourself to more than 290!

  • National National Caesar Salad Day in The United States

    National National Caesar Salad Day - have you ever heard of it? Well you better be ready to enjoy it if you’re in The United States on July 4.

Parking information

Few things are as aggravating as circling around the block, looking for parking when you’re hungry. Luckily, you can secure parking stress-free with our partner SpotHero, a digital parking reservation service.

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