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The 10 Best Middle Eastern Restaurants in Berkeley

Updated: February 26, 2021

Did someone say Middle Eastern food? To get you the definitive list of the top Middle Eastern restaurants in Berkeley, we examined the top review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Compare ratings, reviews, prices and hours easily by scrolling down and checking out our top 10 list.

Find the perfect Middle Eastern restaurant

Daryoush Persian Cuisine

Persian
Berkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Rojbas Grill

Greek · $14 avg. main dish
Berkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

King of Kabab

Mediterranean · $11 avg. main dish
Berkeley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

The Flying Falafel - Berkeley

Mediterranean
Berkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Kabana Restaurant

Pakistani · $9 avg. main dish
Berkeley
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

Razan’s Organic Kitchen

Mediterranean · $17 avg. main dish
Berkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Alborz

Persian
Berkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.5

La Mediterranee

Mediterranean
Berkeley
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

The Halal Guys

Mediterranean · $13 avg. main dish
Berkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

Turkish Kitchen

Turkish
Berkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Why is this list better than others?

Picking the right Middle Eastern restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. We used our Feastfox magic powers to analyze 1095134 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 31320 restaurants, and 1539 lists and articles from top sources like Zagat and Spoon University. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Zagat - New Restaurants and Bars in San Francisco, Zagat - Best Restaurants in Berkeley and Spoon University - 43 Berkeley Eats You Must Try Before You Graduate. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Feastfox gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Drink pairing tips

  • A next-level pairing for Rioja

    When ordering eggplant baba ghanouj, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Rioja, a popular red wine.

  • The ultimate drink pairing for Israeli salad


    Finding the ideal drink pairing for Israeli salad can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some white wine, particularly a glass of Albariño. This, acidic, white wine balances the citrus Israeli salad.

Parking tips

Getting a good parking spot in Berkeley can be tough, and it’s worse if you’re hungry. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Middle Eastern spot.

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