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Manakeesh Cafe Bakery

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4420 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2947
10:00 - 21:30
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Sun 10:00 - 20:30
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

I have been going to Manakeesh since it opened. The food is good, especially their date cookies. We ate the Sujuk which was very good. The atmposphere is also nice, and they have added seating. But, the service from the girls who take the orders is extremely poor. In fact they are downright rude. The girl who served me took... More 

Thank Parveen S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

This food is EVERYTHING. Portions, prices, comfort, flavors! Just came from NYC and haven't had anything as good as this there. Za'gat (?) is a must try. Oh and you can have any custom made smoothie there! Please go!!

Thank Tanya T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

That's all there is to say. More shapes and fillings and varieties of baklava than I ever knew existed (among many other menu items).

Thank BridgettAngella
New Bedford, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Got eggs, turkey bacon and cheese on a delicious wood fired flatbread. Build your own smoothy with real fruit for $4. Pastries look awesome so I will have to try it next time.

Thank DanWeav
New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

All menu items are Hallal. They have signs everywhere and you can ask them. One of the best Hummus I have had in quite a few years. Their Zatar was also very good. We also had the shawarma which was one of their better items. In the flat bread we had several different items and they were good, not great... More 

1 Thank Moe_Ipak
Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016

These stars are for pastry only. Food looked good. WIll have to try it next time. It is one of the best mamul I have EVER had! Get the plain one, without the powdered sugar. The texture of the pastry surrounding the date paste is extraordinary. I took a bite and just swooned. The other ones were okay too, but... More 

Thank panama2000
New York City, New York
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

went in with recommendation. nice building. Ordered at the register no waiter, 8 people groups. So unorganized - ones food comes the others 15 min later, missing items from the order, and the food, no that great.

Thank Oturanboga
Scranton, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

A Friend of mind told that it is not the best place to try Mediterranean food, but I insisted to try it out. It took literally 30 min to make my chicken shawrma from the moment I ordered it. There were only one order q head of me though. Very slow! Unpleasant experience especially from the person who took my... More 

Thank Mohammed A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

I drive by this place twice a week. I had a few minutes so I stoped for a quick lunch. I had a falefel and smoothy. Both well done and in a timely manner. Plenty of on street parking and public transportation very easily accessible. I will definitely stop again.

1 Thank wddj
Islamabad, Pakistan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

A little further from the Penn. Two mosques in the vicinity hence lots of muslims patrons. A good place for halal food. Nice, authentic Lebanese fare with a twist. The flatbread was excellent, very light and tasty.And this is how the place got its name Manakeesh. The falafel was good too. Hummus ok. There was a great selection of sweets,... More 

1 Thank SaadSeeb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Halal
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4420 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2947
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: 2159212135

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