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2408 NW 80th St, Seattle, WA 98117-4449
206-783-4190
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17:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 20:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Seattle
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

I live a couple of blocks from Cafe Munir and have visited the restaurant many times. Heck, I've even referred people to the restaurant. I called tonight to ask if they could seat 6 for a late dinner. I even mentioned that I live in the area and wanted to walk over for dinner. Literally,the woman who answered the phone... More 

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Thank seattlemom22
rgargour, Owner at Cafe Munir, responded to this review

I thought the last response I wrote was private so I took it down because it had private information. I have responded to you on yelp before the 17th and on Facebook since then. More 

Seattle, Washington
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68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This small Lebanese restaurant is a Loyal Heights neighborhood gem. Chef/Owner Rajah Gargour grew up in Lebanon and Jordan. He serves traditional meze: Middle Eastern small plates presented family style in the middle of the table. Eating here is more like eating at the home of a great cook than a “fine dining” establishment. The atmosphere is casual, the food... More 

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Thank seahawksfoodie
Seattle
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We've visited Munir a number of times and are always happy with the service and the food! Wonderful neighborhood restaurant!

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Thank climber_dave
Shoreline, Washington
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61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We met with dear friends last night for a casual dinner. The Sunday night chef's choice tasting menu was so much fun! Our server was prompt, professional and efficient, but the food was the star. Two very different but brilliant treatments of beets (normally, I'm not a fan, but these were both outstanding!) were among perhaps a dozen small plates... More 

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Thank John F
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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76 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Cafe Munir can easily be in the Seattle Top 50 hands down. The food is always consistently amazing and every person that goes there with us, falls in love with it. Have never had a bad dish there. The service is always on point as well. I would definitely suggest making a reservation, as it can get very crowded and... More 

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Thank Dermop
Pompano Beach, Florida
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69 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

I went here on the advice of a colleague and was not disappointed. The employees were exceptionally friendly and helpful and the food was amazing. We started off with the bubbling lamb hummus - it amazing - don't miss it.

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Thank stephiepie_miami
Seattle, WA
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61 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Café Munir has an outstanding collection of small plates and dinner items on the menu. It is one of our favorite restaurants anywhere. Delectable food, great atmosphere (relatively quiet even when full of people) and considerate, polite staff who do everything they can to help you meet any food needs including gluten-free and vegetarian if needed. Be sure to make... More 

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Thank JeanAtHome
Seattle, Washington
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726 reviews
398 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016

This restaurant is located north of Ballard. Easy to find on 80th. Make sure that you make a reservation if you're going for dinner on the weekend. The small plates are delicious. We had roasted cauliflower which was really good. I also enjoyed the beets as well as the Hommous bil Tahini. We also enjoyed a Lebanese full bodied red... More 

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Thank Alec D
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

We've been to Cafe Munir twice in the past year and loved it each time. Start with an inventive whiskey cocktail or whatever their pour-of-the-week is and you'll be all set for their full selection of authentic mezzes, savory pastries and kabobs. You can't go wrong with sizzling lamb hummus, labneh with beets or grilled eggplant. Throw in a couple... More 

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Thank David B
Memphis
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204 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Took a Lyfft to get to this restaurant. Called before going in to find about the wait. Told to come right in. Was never told until we arrived that they had not received their shipment of lamb and beef and they had run out of lamb and beef. Had small portions including hummus, asparagus and green beans. Good but not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2408 NW 80th St, Seattle, WA 98117-4449
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: 206-783-4190

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