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Tarek's Cafe

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923 Robie St, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
11:30 - 19:30
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Mon - Sat 11:30 - 19:30
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54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had lunch here the other day and WOW, this is the house that flavour built. Everything is so fresh and delicious. The staff are friendly and very helpful. Also very clean premises. Tarek's is wheelchair accessible with ample parking. Can be very busy at lunchtime.

Thank MikeGen C
Halifax, Canada
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like freshly made middle eastern food this is a great spot. This little-known gem has huge legion of regular customers that come as much for the down-to-earth hospitality of the owner and staff as they do for the food. When you walk in to order at the counter, you will immediately be offered a sample of the soup.... More 

Thank Orancathy
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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103 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

We had a good meal of Middle eastern dishes. The atmosphere is cafeteria and it was a bit confusing first to figure out how to order food and pay.

Thank huntersbro
Halifax, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

I have never rated things 5 star but Tarek's deserves even more. The food is home made, fresh and absolutely delicious. The menu has a wide variety of great choices. Tarek is a congenial host - goes out of his way to make you feel welcome. Can't say enough about the food and service...just try it and you will know... More 

1 Thank Mad4salt
Halifax, NS, Canada
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Tarek's Cafe is excellent! They serve healthy affordable Mediterranean style food. The food is always fresh, tasty and served by friendly staff.

1 Thank Tall_Guy_Cycling
Halifax, Canada
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Wow! Awesome food and service and they support local causes! We will be back! Could use a couple of special drinks...but maybe I am just watching too much Bar Rescue!

2 Thank Julie M
Halifax, Nova Scotia
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144 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

I make it here about once a quarter, but I don't know why it's not more often. We hadn't finished reading the menu before two sample bowls of soup were thrust in front of us. "But I was going to order a bowl of soup" I protested - weakly. "Take it any way." So I did. The pea soup was... More 

Thank britt77
Halifax, Canada
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175 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

Plenty of choices for vegetarians from the Lebanese and Greek inspired menu. Open kitchen, friendly, efficient staff. Soup is made fresh daily. Free samples are available while waiting for your order. Hours: 11:30am - 7:30pm Monday to Saturday

Thank Larry C
Nova Scotia
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109 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

I look forward to coming to this spot whenever I am in the vicinity of Young and Robie Streets. Convenient parking lot just outside of restaurant. Service is friendly, fast and courteous. Excellent food and great value. Varied menu of Middle-eastern treats!.

1 Thank Athina078
Halifax, Canada
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701 reviews
455 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 294 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

A friend just introduced me to this place. Had never noticed it before as it is tucked into a strip mall. After placing our order for chicken shawarma we were treated to small sample bowls of corn chowder or lentil soup. I tried the lentil soup and it was delicious. The shawarma was delicious as well with a strong garlic... More 

2 Thank Acadia80

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Mediterranean, Turkish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Buffet
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 19:30
11:30 - 19:30
11:30 - 19:30
11:30 - 19:30
11:30 - 19:30
11:30 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 923 Robie St, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax

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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?