The service was prompt but the food left you wanting. The chicken kabob plate was just okay and the salad with it tasted bad and the carrots were so hard that I couldn't bite through them.
Traveling home needing lunch on the highway. Better option than Taco Bell and KFC but was not the best middle eastern place. Chicken shawarma wrap was ok. Chicken shaved off skewer was slightly dry with tahini sauce being average. Wish I had the option to...More
Stopped at this oasis on the way through to Wisconsin. Great change from the normal fast food . Had the vegetarian falafel wrap (#3). It was great!
On a road trip, we're all used to the array of chain restaurants we're faced with. Ugh. Imagine my delight when we chanced upon this genuine Middle Eastern fast food counter....quick falafel, spits of gyros, hummus, baba, loads of veggies.....even some appropriate pasties and cookies....More
Located at the Lake Forest Oasis on the Illinois Tollway (Tri-State or I-294), the Taste of Middle East is certainly different from the variety of restaurants that are located in the oasis. There is plenty of common seating and there are clean restrooms. The staff...More
MIddle Eastern food at a tollway oasis?! WHAT! And it was very, very good. I was disappointed to have to stop at an oasis to eat, because normally it's nothing but bad-for-you fast food. I was delighted to find this place and my food was...More