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Desert Rose

305 W State St, Media, PA 19063-2615
+1 484-442-8012
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“shawarma” (16 reviews)
“hummus” (37 reviews)
“chicken” (12 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
305 W State St, Media, PA 19063-2615
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1 - 10 of 97 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm no expert on Mediterranean food, but I really liked their chopped falafel salad. The humus is also very good. My husband had the chicken schwarma sandwich in pita bread. My daughter-in-law had the Greek salad. It is also chopped, without lettuce. She does not...More

1  Thank ejwo321
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small local restaurant that had superb Mediterranean dishes....mainly Eastern Mediterranean. I would give more details but hard to remember some of the names. I highly recommend.

1  Thank joeF_10
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Although this restaurant isn't much too look at, the atmosphere is laid back and comfortable. I wish they had a bit more variety in the menu, but everything was really good. Amazing, delicious hummus...I actually just had to use my spoon for the last bits...More

1  Thank DayNTim
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Every visit to the Desert Rose has been consistently good. Favorites dishes include chicken schwarma, warm hummus with eggplant and the various fresh salads. Also love the warm pita bread. Atmosphere is simple but the food is what keeps us coming back.

1  Thank Monypenny2
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

The food here is still great, but my issue is with take out. When you say 20 minutes and I walk in and then it takes an additional 20 minutes, so 40 minutes total for a chicken shawarma platter I have issues with that especially...More

Thank Shopaholic_x0
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We shared the hummus falafel platter and the beet salad- generous portions, quite tasty and as a byob, it's a good place for a casual meal. Would come back for the falafel which was excellent/ my favorite

1  Thank 2MilesforaCookie
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Excellence when you least expect and when delivered without fuss and pomp is something we all aspire for in many things. Desert Rose delivered that with the Chicken Shawarma spicy and non spicy variety that made conversation stop and worrying about a car parking ticket...More

2  Thank SudNan
Reviewed 28 May 2017

I've had Shakshuka Kefta and the Short Ribs with Hummus. Can't decide which is my favorite. The Spicy Carrot side is delicious. Great value as it is BYOB.

1  Thank jpalka6067
Reviewed 15 May 2017

1 review 2.0 star rating 5/13/2017 The service here was the WORST I have ever had. Once the waitress, Wendy, took our order, she never came back to the table once. When food was served, plates were placed at the corners of the table, away...More

Thank Travelina14
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Had been wanting to try this place for a while, based on great reviews. We walked in on a quiet Sunday for a late lunch. We were the only ones there at first. Very friendly service. We ordered the Moroccan tomato soup and a Desert...More

Thank Rikter
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 W State St, Media, PA 19063-2615
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Media
  • Phone Number: +1 484-442-8012
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