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Dunya Fresh Halal Food

584 Plank Rd, ​exit 25 of I-84 East & West, Waterbury, CT 06705-2621
+1 203-753-2221
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good31%
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Arabic, Turkish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
584 Plank Rd, ​exit 25 of I-84 East & West, Waterbury, CT 06705-2621
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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

This is an unimposing place packing a surprise of delicious food. Essentially a halal food mart - great for tea, tahini, pistachios, goat cheese. But the deli bar is phenomenal. Zinging fresh flavors enhanced with sumac and zatar. The falafel were green and tender and...More

Thank Amugo2016
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Do yourself a favor and stop for a great meal as well as a mini vacation to faraway lands. The staff was very friendly and welcoming and asked if it was our first visit, which it was. As our delicious lamb wraps were being prepared...More

Thank Phillip D
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Their food is well worth getting off the highway for. This shop is part grocery store and part restaurant. Their lentil soup is very nice, which I had with their kibbih, flavorful with a light creamy sauce that has some schwing to it. We've also...More

Thank AmeliaAirheadOnTheRd
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Waze took us on a detour after dropping our daughter off in Hartford and we found this place. Fully parking lot, and busy said it had to be good. It is a grocery store for middle eastern food, and then a fantastic menu to eat...More

Thank BerksPADad
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Love the middle eastern and mediterranean diet, I highly recommend Dunya. Love their hummus, taboli, and dinner plates. Food is made to order and while you're waiting you can pick up some of you're house hold favorites from countries like Turkey and Lebanon. Lots of...More

Thank Aaliyah M
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Driving on I-84, I stopped by to have a quick bite at this place. Very small place indeed, but the food was good and the guys there provided ample explanations on dishes and products. Service was good too. The inside tables were not great but...More

Thank CTTraveler56
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Came here while passing through Connecticut. We love middle eastern food and we were very glad to have stumbled upon this place. The Iraqi chicken kabob was delicious as was the falafel. The sides were good but we both agreed that they could've used a...More

Thank KamilandPatty
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Dunya is a Mediterranean grocery store and restaurant with a quaint seating area. My wife loves falafel and we were curious how they would be at Dunya. I'd have to say it was the best we've ever tasted. Extremely fresh veggies and the falafel was...More

Thank Townz
Reviewed 28 May 2016

Stumbled across this place several years ago. Ever since then its been my consistent stop for lunch on my way to NYC. Very friendly service. You can explore the items in the store while they are preparing the food. Take home some hot ajvar (vegetable...More

Thank Charlie W
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Great food! What a gem. Fresh ingredients & fast service with a smile You can also shop for your Middle Eastern groceries after lunch.

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Lunch, After-hours, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 584 Plank Rd, ​exit 25 of I-84 East & West, Waterbury, CT 06705-2621 (Formerly Dunya International Market)
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Waterbury
  • Phone Number: +1 203-753-2221
Welcome to Dunya Dunya's doors are open to the community to experience and enjoy fresh, healthy, and delicious Middle Eastern food and grocery. ​ Family Owned Business ​ Catering We offer unique and healthy catering solutions for your events 203 753-2221 584 Plank Rd. Waterbury CT 06705 exit 25 both way off I84 ​exit 25 of I-84 East & West
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