Middle Eastern food has gained significant popularity over the years, enjoying a jump of more than 30% in its inclusion on restaurant menus. Some of the most popular Middle Eastern dishes are baba ghannouj, hummus, falafel, tahini, tabouleh, pita bread, and (of course) baklava. Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated Middle Eastern restaurants in Houston on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Restaurants on this list may have recently closed.

Keep reading to see if your favorite restaurant made the cut, and to discover new spots you haven’t been to yet.

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#30. Ranosh Authentic Middle Eastern Cuisine

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (11 reviews)
– Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
– Type of cuisine: Middle Eastern
– Price: $$ – $$$
– Address: 3402 Fondren Rd, Houston, TX 77063-5665
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#29. Cafe Mawal

– Rating: 4.0 / 5 (23 reviews)
– Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
– Type of cuisine: Lebanese, Middle Eastern
– Price: $$ – $$$
– Address: 6006 Fairdale Ln, Houston, TX 77057-6102
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#28. Abdallah’s Lebanese Restaurant and Bakery

– Rating: 4.0 / 5 (15 reviews)
– Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (5.0/5)
– Type of cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean
– Price: $
– Address: 3939 Hillcroft St Suite 100, Houston, TX 77057-7721
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#27. Afghan Village

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (44 reviews)
– Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
– Type of cuisine: Middle Eastern, Afghan
– Price: $$ – $$$
– Address: 6413 Hillcroft St, Houston, TX 77081-3101
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#26. Mary’z Mediterranean Cuisine

– Rating: 4.0 / 5 (21 reviews)
– Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
– Type of cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean
– Price: $$ – $$$
– Address: 4500 Washington Ave Suite 200, Houston, TX 77007-5476
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#25. Shawarma King

– Rating: 4.0 / 5 (19 reviews)
– Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
– Type of cuisine: Middle Eastern
– Price: $
– Address: 3121 Hillcroft St, Houston, TX 77057-5803
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#24. Zabak’s Mediterranean Cafe

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (27 reviews)
– Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
– Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Middle Eastern
– Price: $
– Address: 5901 Westheimer Rd Ste G, Houston, TX 77057-7607
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#23. Wael’s

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (24 reviews)
– Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
– Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek
– Price: $$ – $$$
– Address: 2449 Bay Area Blvd, Houston, TX 77058-1519
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#22. Craft Pita

– Rating: 5.0 / 5 (16 reviews)
– Detailed ratings: not available
– Type of cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean
– Price: $$ – $$$
– Address: 1920 Fountain View Dr, Houston, TX 77057-3206
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#21. Tahini Plus

– Rating: 5.0 / 5 (12 reviews)
– Detailed ratings: not available
– Type of cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean
– Price: $$ – $$$
– Address: 6180 HW 6 North, Houston, TX 77084
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#20. La Fendee Mediterranean Grill

– Rating: 4.0 / 5 (37 reviews)
– Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
– Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
– Price: $$ – $$$
– Address: 1042 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006-2725
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#19. Avesta Persian Grill

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (28 reviews)
– Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
– Type of cuisine: Middle Eastern, Persian
– Price: $$ – $$$
– Address: 2691 Wilcrest Dr Suite A Westheimer Road At Wilcrest Drive, Houston, TX 77042-3247
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#18. Alwadi Mediterranean Sandwiches

– Rating: 4.0 / 5 (41 reviews)
– Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
– Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Mediterranean
– Price: $
– Address: 15655 John F Kennedy Blvd Ste J, Houston, TX 77032-2313
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#17. Petit Cafe Mediterranean Grill

– Rating: 4.0 / 5 (51 reviews)
– Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
– Type of cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean
– Price: $$ – $$$
– Address: 1250 Eldridge Pkwy, Houston, TX 77077-2191
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#16. Bijan’s Persian Grill

– Rating: 4.0 / 5 (64 reviews)
– Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
– Type of cuisine: Middle Eastern, Persian
– Price: $$ – $$$
– Address: 5922 Hillcroft St, Houston, TX 77036-3354
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#15. Sawa Mediterranean Restaurant & Grill

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (38 reviews)
– Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
– Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek
– Price: $$ – $$$
– Address: 16608 El Camino Real, Houston, TX 77062-5815
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#14. Mary’z Mediterranean Cuisine

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (43 reviews)
– Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
– Type of cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean
– Price: $$ – $$$
– Address: 5825 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77057-6314
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#13. Cafe Lili

– Rating: 4.0 / 5 (88 reviews)
– Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
– Type of cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean
– Price: $$ – $$$
– Address: 5757 Westheimer Rd Ste 112, Houston, TX 77057-5721
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#12. Fadi’s Mediterranean Grill

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (76 reviews)
– Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
– Type of cuisine: Middle Eastern, Lebanese
– Price: $$ – $$$
– Address: 12360 Westheimer Road Suite A, Houston, TX 77077
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#11. Sayad Mediterranean Grill

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (72 reviews)
– Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
– Type of cuisine: Lebanese, Middle Eastern
– Price: $$ – $$$
– Address: 12225 Westheimer Rd Ste H, Houston, TX 77077-6062
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#10. Arpi’s Phoenicia Deli

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (94 reviews)
– Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
– Type of cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean
– Price: $$ – $$$
– Address: 12151 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77077-6785
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#9. Istanbul Grill and Deli Turkish Cuisine

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (154 reviews)
– Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
– Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Turkish
– Price: $$ – $$$
– Address: 5613 Morningside Dr, Houston, TX 77005-3218
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#8. Pasha Restaurant

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (117 reviews)
– Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
– Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, European
– Price: $$ – $$$
– Address: 2325 University Blvd, Houston, TX 77005-2641
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#7. Aladdin Mediterranean Cuisine

– Rating: 4.0 / 5 (163 reviews)
– Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
– Type of cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean
– Price: $
– Address: 912 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006
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#6. Fadi’s Mediterranean Grill

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (251 reviews)
– Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
– Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
– Price: $$ – $$$
– Address: 8383 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77063-2711
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#5. Dimassi’s Mediterranean Buffet

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (159 reviews)
– Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
– Type of cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean
– Price: $$ – $$$
– Address: 8236 Kirby Dr Near Reliant Stadium, Houston, TX 77054-1605
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#4. Cafe Caspian

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (101 reviews)
– Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
– Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
– Price: $$ – $$$
– Address: 12126 Westheimer Rd Ste 100, Houston, TX 77077-6665
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#3. Phoenicia Specialty Foods

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,485 reviews)
– Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
– Type of cuisine: Specialty Food Market, Mediterranean
– Price: $$ – $$$
– Address: 1001 Austin St, Houston, TX 77010-3005
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#2. Kasra Persian Grill

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (219 reviews)
– Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
– Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
– Price: $$ – $$$
– Address: 9741 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77042-3960
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#1. Fadi’s Mediterranean Grill

– Rating: 4.5 / 5 (208 reviews)
– Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
– Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
– Price: $$ – $$$
– Address: 4738 Beechnut St, Houston, TX 77096-1637
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