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126 Pacific Hwy, Roseville, Willoughby, New South Wales, Australia
11:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 11:00 - 22:00
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Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

There is something special about the food served here. The calamari is the best I have ever had - with honey and spices. Everything I have ever eaten or drunk at El Karin tastes delicious. It was my requested restaurant last year for my birthday.

Thank Jean762014
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100 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a delicious dinner here - we had the mezze feast which was feast by name and feast by nature! So much food! The dips were a stand out as was the chicken shawarma. The only spoiler was that they would not accept our Entertainment card because we had booked through Dimmi.

Thank pddownunder
Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had heard about this place from friends when I moved to the area. It sure is a local gem! There's good reason it has been around for 30 years! The food was great and the service was outstanding. We had the cheapest banquet of the 2 which we thought was good value at $42. Corkage was $4 per person... More 

Thank CBCassidy
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to this restaurantlast Friday. The food was delicious and arrived quickly. The waitress was friendly and helpful. I would definitely go back.

Thank bsmith115
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96 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

After catching a movie next door we were a tad peckish and decided upon El Karim. Rocked up early without a booking and we're advised that there was a table available but we only had a shade over an hour. We decided to eat a mix of small plates so had felafel, potatoes, calamari, chicken wings, slaw, haloumi and spinach... More 

Thank Scott_No_Mates
North Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 March 2017

My family and I often eat at El Karim, and over the years we have attempted to try other lebasese resturants within the area, but none compare to the beautiful and tasty food, lively atmosphere and welcoming staff at El karim. A must try of the north shore, highly would recommend!!

Thank acmcgrath17
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
272 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

As a frequent visitor to El Karim over the past 30+ years. we have always enjoyed an excellent fulfilling meal at this very popular Lebanese restaurant. Fadi, the wonderful host and owner, is always innovating with an extensive range of menu selections with special dishes available; he has also recently invested in refurbishing the fittings to ensure a very pleasing... More 

Thank AngusMRobinson
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is one of our locals and i cant fault it. Always busy with a great atmosphere, inexpensive, BYO, great service but most importantly the food is sensational. I have never heard bad feedback about this place.

Thank Sam M
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 January 2017

wonderful food very friendly staff i would like to have my wedding reception in you place please . the atmosphere is lovely very good chose of drinks excellent value for mony

Thank Moss A
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
69 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Been in Roseville for a million years so that says something. Good food and reasonably extensive menu. Licensed. Return over and over again. Parking can be a challenge as it's on the highway.

Thank Bob C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$36
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 Pacific Hwy, Roseville, Willoughby, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Willoughby  >  Roseville
  • Phone Number: 6194164099
Lebanese and mediterranean cuisine that mixes the traditional with the contemporary Lunch and dinner, Tuesday to Sunday in a relaxed, bright but warm atmosphere From light meals and small dishes to share, to full on banquets ideal for large parties that will keep you going for a day or two New fit-out means you could grab a drink at the bar before heading to your table and take advantage of our wine, beer and cocktails list Outdoors dining is also available We welcome families with children. Our dips are usually a big hit with the little ones, and they can get messy, no problem

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