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Arlington's 5 Top Options for Budget-Friendly Middle Eastern Food

posted on: Sep 22, 2019


Looking to satisfy your appetite for Middle Eastern cuisine?

Arlington's 5 Top Options for Budget-Friendly Middle Eastern Food

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable Middle Eastern restaurants around Arlington, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to meet your needs.

1. Tiba Grill


Topping the list is Tiba Grill. Located at 3330 Matlock Road, Suite 116, the Lebanese, Mediterranean and Greek eatery is the highest-rated affordable Middle Eastern restaurant in Arlington, boasting five stars out of 345 reviews on Yelp.

Popular dishes to try here include the Greek salad, beef or chicken shawarma, lamb shank and gyro plate.

2. New York Eats


Next up is New York Eats, situated at 604 Doug Russell Road, Suite B. With four stars out of 412 reviews on Yelp, the Mediterranean and New American halal cafe has proven to be an affordable local favorite.

New York Eats offers a variety of different platters, mixed plates, wraps and burgers on its menu, many of which include a choice of chicken, falafels or gyros.

3. Gyros House


Gyros House, located at 720 W. Division St., is another primo choice, with Yelpers giving the budget-friendly Greek diner, which is known for sandwiches and falafels, four stars out of 183 reviews.

On the menu, look for classic Mediterranean-inspired items like chicken shishkabobs, hummus, tabouli salad, dolmas, gyros and assorted flavors of baklava.

4. The Halal Guys


The Halal Guys, a halal joint, is another low-priced go-to, with four stars out of 142 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1805 N. Collins St., Suite 121 to try it out for yourself.

This well-loved dining establishment, which has an online ordering option, features sandwiches and platters on its menu, with a choice of chicken, beef gyro meat, falafel or a combination of both chicken and gyro, complete with white sauce and a topping selection.

5. Halal Grill


At last, check out Halal Grill, which has earned four stars out of 82 reviews on Yelp. Indulge at the Indian and Mediterranean halal bistro by heading over to 3701 S. Cooper St., Suite 141.

Bowl meal options, which include an order of buttered naan bread, range from chicken tikka masala, butter chicken and aloo gobi to mutter paneer, vegetable curry, lamb curry and goat curry.