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6341 Adobe Rd, 2436 Armstrong Avenue, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277-2647
+1 760-362-8583
10:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 22:00
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N. Idaho
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110 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Oh. My. Word. The guy at the desk at the Fairfield Inn recommended this restaurant and it was delicious. I've eaten falafel many places in the world and this is some of the best. It was frest, light, crispy and well-seasoned. The server was very knowledgeable about the menu and prep and was able to tell us which selections worked... More 

Thank D0bby
Salem, Oregon
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231 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On our way on the back road from Death Valley to Palm Springs, we figured we's be in Twenty-nine Palms for a late lunch. So we did a TA search and this venue came up. Huh? Middle-Eastern in Twenty-Nine Palms?! Had to try it. The place is easy to find on the small "downtown" main street. Parking is around back.... More 

Thank Ed R
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375 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 327 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To be honest I had higher hopes for this place thanks to TA reviews. The shawarma was quite dry, though tasty. The tahini and hummus were about average. The service was about average. My favorite part of the meal was actually the salad which was fresh and tasty. I'm not sure if I'd return. Nothing was awful but nothing was... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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315 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Clean, comfortable with eat in or take out. I prefer to eat in as the customer service is pleasant and the food very good. The soups are good and recommend them over the salad (choice soup or salad come with dinner). The kabobs and lamb shanks are tender and flavorful.

Thank riceland
Twentynine Palms, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Andy and Suha have created an amazing little gem in our Hi-Desert Paradise! Fresh, homemade Mediterranean-American cuisine that can't be best! Ask for their homemade hot sauce - best I ever had!

Thank Val S
Twentynine Palms, California
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Finding a good Iraqi restaurant in a small town is odd - unless you consider the 20,000+ Marines stationed at the Combat Center in 29 Palms, many of whom have served in the Middle East.

1 Thank Marshall D
SLC, Utah
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Our meal at the Palm Kabob House was enjoyable. We had the tabouli, chicken shawarma, falafel plate, lemon lentil soup, and vegetarian plate. All were very good. The fries are more like chips, but were excellent too. Service as prompt and friendly. We were visiting the area, but found the restaurant full on a Wednesday night. Prices were reasonable, and... More 

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Yucca Valley, California
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55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

we went here to lunch today after my wife won a free salmon kabob dinner from here. I ordered the chicken schrawma wrap for lunch and my wife had her salmon kabob. Her meal included a nice sized green salad along with rice, grilled vegetables and rice along with a gyro wrap. My meal included the wrap and I choose... More 

Thank Charles M
Sunnyvale, CA
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414 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I'm giving this 5stars based on the quality and pricing of food in the area. You'll find great Med food here and pretty good compared to other dining options in the area. Not fancy, not gourmet, just good wholesome food in a very casual environment. We shared an ala cartel order of humus and it came with plenty of pita... More 

Thank ECL
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75 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Tthis is listed as closed, we found it to be open. Small place but the food is very good. Mediterranean dining with plenty of menu choices.

Thank Rick S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6341 Adobe Rd, 2436 Armstrong Avenue, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277-2647
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Twentynine Palms
  • Phone Number: +1 760-362-8583
An unexpected find in an out-of-the-way place. The entry point for Joshua Tree National Park, 29 Palms is also known for its Marine base. For some reason, Middle-Eastern folks who really know how to cook have landed there. They serve plenty of kabobs, kafta & shawarma; we stuck with the vegetarian food: lemon lentil soup, roasted cauliflower salad, and the absolutely best stuffed grape leaves I've ever eaten. Easy to say, I know, but seriously, these people understand how to spice food in a way that's both subtle and complex. A very satisfying meal.

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