Looking to satisfy your appetite for Middle Eastern fare?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the restaurants offering the best of that cuisine at affordable prices around Cleveland. Using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce, we’ve produce a ranked list of the top spots to satisfy your cravings.
1. Nate’s Deli & Restaurant
Topping the list is Nate’s Deli & Restaurant. Located at 1923 W. 25th St. in Ohio City – West Side, the Middle Eastern spot and deli is the highest-rated affordable Middle Eastern restaurant in Cleveland, boasting 4.5 stars out of 122 reviews on Yelp.
Its diverse offerings include shish kebab and shish tawook plates, baba ganooj, hummus and pita wraps.
2. Ferris Shawarma
Next up is Kamm’s Corner’s Ferris Shawarma, at 13507 Lakewood Heights Blvd. With 4.5 stars out of 92 reviews on Yelp, the Middle Eastern spot has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for an inexpensive option.
Its menu includes chicken or beef shawarma sandwiches, kebabs and more.
3. Maha’s Falafil
Ohio City – West Side’s Maha’s Falafil, at 1979 W. 25th St., is another top choice. Yelpers give the affordable Middle Eastern and traditional American spot, which offers falafel and more, 4.5 stars out of 57 reviews.
In addition to this eatery in the West Side Market, Maha’s also has a stand inside in Dave’s Markets Ohio City.
4. Kabob House
Kabob House, a Middle Eastern spot downtown, is another much-loved, inexpensive go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 32 Yelp reviews. Head over to 530 Euclid Ave., Colonial Market Place, to see for yourself.
Its menu includes lamb, falafel, chicken and hummus wraps, kebabs and combos.
5. Frank’s Falafel House
Finally, check out Frank’s Falafel House, which has earned four stars out of 61 reviews on Yelp. Dig in at the Middle Eastern spot, which offers falafel and more, by heading over to 1823 W. 65th St. in Detroit Shoreway.
Reviewers are most enthusiastic about the restaurant’s shawarma, gyros, kibbie and falafel.