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19 S Court St, Athens, OH 45701-2811
+1 740-447-9618
11:00 - 20:00
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Athens, Ohio
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

Food is now tasteless, The food prep person manhandled my falafel sandwich with her bare hands- had to have it remade-she could not understand why I was making this request. The person cooking the food offered me a tomato salad with onions for Tabbouleh- I won't be going back. Under New Ownership and the food has suffered for it.

Thank Anike E
Columbus, Ohio, USA
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

I've been to several countries in the Middle East and ate their food. I've had better ME food here in the States. Habibi's is not bad but not great either. I guess that makes it just good. The people are friendly though. My Hummus is extremely better than theirs. I'd take the 15 minutes and make your own before you... More 

Thank Jeremy S
Columbus, Ohio
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24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

After a brief closure and change of owners, Habib's is back. Former owner Danny was homesick for family in Lebanon and that's where he is now. We'll miss you Danny. The menu is the same with a few added items. My wife and I had the lamb/beef over rice and at $7.75 found it delicious and a value. In town... More 

Thank BuckeyeBates
Athens, Ohio
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

The closest thing to a "proper" Middle-eastern restaurant. Want Falafel? Shawarma? Gyro? Kofte Kebabs? Lentil Soup? Skip Salaam and go here; authentic, friendly (though some times slow) service, and great quality of food. The ambience is also nice, exactly what you'd expect of a Middle-eastern restaurant in a college town. Ask for Sumac with your lentil soup. Heck, put it... More 

Thank aniruhil
Coral Springs, Florida
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125 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

We came here looking for a place with outdoor seating so we can have lunch with our dog outside. We ordered a chicken gyro, regular gyro, Greek salad, hummus, and falafel... Less than 25 dollars! Oh and a soft drink for that price. Portions were huge!!! Service was quick and fresh! I've tried a lot of middle eastern and Mediterranean... More 

Thank MrsHinton
Pomeroy, Ohio
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58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

Don't let the outside of the restaurant fool you. The food is fantastic. We ordered lamb gyros that were perfect. The flavors we're wonderful and the serving sizes were big. The stuffed grape leaves and hummus with pita were also very good. I'm really glad we stumbled across this restaurant, we'll definitely visit again.

Thank teresam27
Columbus, Ohio
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24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2015

You know when you stare your plate for a moment it's gonna be good! My wife and I both got the Gyro Salad and were just amazed how this could only be $8 bucks. My son who always gets a gyro because they are so good, said it's because of the college setting. This is truly some of best best... More 

1 Thank BuckeyeBates
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2015

Very good middle eastern fare and pricing is reasonable. Never seems to be much traffic but we have always had a very good meal here. Service is fast. The gyros are fantastic!

Thank RutlandTreeman
Athens, Ohio
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2015

If you talk to Danny, the owner and manager, who is almost always around keeping an eye on his staff and what's cooking, you will discover that almost all of the food on the menu is made by hand. Danny makes weekly runs to Columbus to bring back the very best of fresh and tasty ingredients for everything from the... More 

Thank kaydee67_11
Athens, Ohio, United States
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2014

My wife and I enjoy coming to Habibi's on a regular basis. The selection of salads, a la carte, sandwiches and entrees might be standard for the cuisine yet we know the food is made fresh and they are experimenting with items on the menu. We have experienced consistently good and friendly service. The owner is almost always in the... More 

Thank Chip G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$8
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 S Court St, Athens, OH 45701-2811
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 740-447-9618
We serve great Mediterranean food located on south court street in Athens, Ohio

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