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45 Salas St | Malate, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
+63 2 525 4541
00:00 - 23:59
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Order the Alo Kema, the kebab platter, Green salad. Super sarap! Always a must when in the manila area 😃

Thank Rambie Katrina L
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76 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

So this may be in a bit of a rubbish area and probably isn't the most enticing of restaurants in Manila, however the food here is excellent. I've visited a couple of times and tried a variety of dishes, the Falafel is the best i've ever had crispy and very fresh. You can sit in or takeaway. The fresh juices... More 

Thank TravellingLX
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144 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

A friend recommended us to try this restaurant and we were not disappointed. Their food really tastes good and prices are reasonable. Serving size is of right amount too. First time to try their kebab with basmati rice with curry instead of butter and it tastes good too.

Manila, Philippines
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I love eating here! The food is excellent and it's value for money. I recommend their Shawarma Rice and Kebab sets paired with rice or bread. So delicious! The service could be improved tho. Sometimes the waitstaff take a long time to bring the bill and the change. But it's a minor nitpick. Definitely check this place out if you're... More 

Thank giecast
Makati, Philippines
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Don't let the terrible location, the uncreative name, or the not-so-enticing ambiance faze you. This is by far one of the best restaurants in the city to grab Middle Eastern and Mediterranean dishes. There's really not much to add to that. The prices are incredibly reasonable, the serving sizes large, and the taste is authentic. If you're in the area,... More 

Thank Dustin A
Manila, Manila, Philippines
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We went there for a dinner. Place-We love the place. Menu-they got wide selection. Price-Reasonable price. Food-tastes delicious, presentation was good. Service-was good, very accommodating. We will come back.

Thank ErwinM647
Manila, Philippines
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Reliable, consistent and value for money. Open 24/7 too! I have been coming back - solo, with friends, with family, with colleagues and foreign friends- it never disappoints all these years!

Thank MariaValencia74
Amman, Jordan
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55 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

While we were searching for a Restaurant that serves Halal food we came across this restaurant. The restaurant serves Arabic, middtirian food and juices. Shisha is being served there in the ground floor. However, everything was ok except rice which seemed to be made on the previous day and just was heated.

Thank Nabilsupernet
Geneva, Switzerland
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666 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Fed up with pork adobo? Try this Arabic simple place in Ermita. Portions are large and food is excellent. Their spicy beef shawarma is specially delicious. They are on both sides of the street but on the most "restaurant-like" side they have an open terrace upstairs which is pleasant. Service not very friendly though

Thank JMGeneva
Doha, Qatar
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850 reviews
354 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 300 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Authentic Arab restaurant in the city. 10 minutes walk from the hotel. Nice ambience in a busy road. Great menu both in Arabic and English language. Many Arabic dishes and other food items. Shisha is available as well. Ordered Sheesh Tawooq and Seafood Biryani. It has Halal food. It comes with salad and bread. Nice place. Highly recommended.

Thank Abu_Firas_11

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Halal
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Salas St | Malate, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Manila
  • Phone Number: +63 2 525 4541

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?