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Holy Land Bakery, Grocery and Deli

2513 Central Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418-3725
+1 612-781-2627
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“gyros” (28 reviews)
“honey cake” (7 reviews)
“baklava” (8 reviews)
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Arabic, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
2513 Central Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418-3725
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Holy Land Bakery, Grocery and Deli
1. So much delicious food!!
"was delicious! So much incredibly good food"
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2. Great Vegan & veget. options
"great variety of food (vegan and vegetarian options)"
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3. Best of the Best
"This place is great."
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three of us enjoyed the Chef's Choice Combo--- Hummus, Grape Leaves, Falafel, Mixed Pickles, Basmati Rice, Fresh Salad, Lamb Kebob, Kufta Kebob, Chicken Kebob, Chicken Kufta Kebob, Gryo, Chicken Gyro, Dessert. We enjoyed every dish and had lots of food to take home. A really...More

Thank fredbon
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

I catered food from Holy Land for a New Year’s Day Party and it was a hit! We had chicken and beef shawarma sliders, gyros and falafel. My guests loved it all! The catering team did a great job recommending favorites. We have a new...More

Thank Ann S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best Gyros around trying to get the 12 year old to try new foods so I decided this would be a good place. I have not been to the store in years and it is massive now a full grocery store and delli and love...More

Thank Officer137
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to have lunch. Go through the grocery store to get to the restaurant. Make sure and ask for help from the staff if you need assistance ordering. The large sandwiches are HUGE, easily shareable or take it home for a 2nd meal. I...More

Thank 2-Lane-Traveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food there it does not taste as authentic as it used to taste many years ago. The food there was home cooked and this is no longer the case. Now it feels as the food is coming out of a production line. I would...More

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Majdiwadi, Owner at Holy Land Bakery, Grocery and Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are sorry to hear about your unpleasant experience. We want to assure you that we use the highest and freshest quality meats, and ingredients possible, and everything is made by hand in our kitchen daily. We invite you and any of our customers to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It takes an exceptional restaurant for me to write a review, and this place definitely fits the bill. Before I worked in NE I would drive 35 minutes each way just to bring Holy Land's awesome food back home. For the last several years I've...More

Thank Mark K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food and very attentive staff. Recently upgraded and a very good job. Will definitely be back!

Thank Lee P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a find! Fantastic variety of cheeses: the French and Bulgarian feta cheeses are first-rate. Large selection of olives; excellent breads, fresh Baklava, and as good Hummus and Baba Ganoush as you'll find anywhere. My wife swears by their Basterma. We've also eaten at the...More

Thank Staehlin
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Delicious food . Great atmosphere. Helpful friendly staff.Very clean homey and relaxing. Joselin, Ahmed and Hazim were extremely friendly and Made sure we were comfortable and had everything we were craving!

Thank Kent S
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Fast service. Incredibly good food. One meal is usually too much for me to eat. Delicious honey cake. Ahmed abduikadir was prompt and attentive and offered a menu with a smile right away. He made several more trips by to ask if everything was satisfactory....More

Thank saraholsonjd
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Questions & Answers
16 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from RMeli | Reviewed this property |
contact them directly
Laurie N
19 February 2015|
Response from Majdiwadi | Property representative |
actually no , we are no longer offer buffet at central ave location , but we do at lake street location
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2513 Central Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418-3725
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-781-2627
  • E-mail
over 25 years of excellence our award winning restaurant has been serving the twin cities with the best meddle eastern food using Mama Fatima original recipes , and providing them with the largest selections of fresh bread , olives , cheeses , olive oil and finest imported grocery items , our meat department offers all 100% grass fed lamb , goat and beef with the highest quality available in the market (best of the best ) all HALAL-ZABIHA CERTIFIED.
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