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Shish Mediterranean Grill & Cafe

1668 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-1804
+1 651-690-2212
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“hummus” (25 reviews)
“baklava” (12 reviews)
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7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern, Turkish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1668 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-1804
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Reviewed yesterday

We decided to try Shish for dinner one week night. It is close to a couple of colleges and was kind of busy, but we were still able to get a table. We both tried kababs - mine was the kefta kabob and my husband...More

Thank mozartMinneapolis
Reviewed 4 days ago

What a cute place and a wonderful find! I had Dolmas, hummus, and the vegan lentil soup. My friend had triple kabobs. We both THOROUGHLY enjoyed our meals! The atmosphere has an old European feel to it and the employees are friendly. I'll definitely be...More

Thank suzb_00
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it takes us at least 30 minutes to get to Shish from where we live and it is still well worth the trip! The food is always fresh and good, the prices are quite reasonable, the owner, Leo is usually there working in the kitchen...More

Thank Dewey G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I checked this place out and wow, were we impressed! I ordered the Gyro in the pita, which is served with rice, and my husband ordered the gyro wrap with fries. It's amazing how much food you get for the cost. I...More

Thank Jennyj2boys
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brought my daughter and her friend here for her birthday. I had the chicken shawarma, daughter had lamb kebabs, and friend had Mediterranean chicken sandwich. We shared a huge Greek salad and had enough leftover for her lunch the next day. All was really good...More

Thank travelgal02
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

We stopped at Shish to warm every bone in our body with delicious savory food before freezing outside at the Ice Castle. We love the generous portions of gyro sandwich. The fries are spiced well and are yummy! As always, we indulge on the wonderful...More

1  Thank Patricia P
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Recently did take out for brunch with 14 people. As always, food was excellent. We had gyros, chicken shwarma, falafal, hummus. Plus amazing desserts. Everything was great. One recent reviewer apparently does not understand that you seat yourself - and that you go to counter...More

1  Thank Seniordad
Reviewed 15 December 2017

You order at the counter and the perky wait staff bring your dishes to your table. It's a small restaurant with a loyal local following. We ordered the Hummus plate, chicken shawarma, fried cauliflower, red lentil soup (yum!), a vegetarian wrap, and some garbanzo beans....More

Thank HereWeGo282
Reviewed 9 December 2017

If you like gyros, this is an ideal restaurant. Over the years, I have eaten here many times, and I have always had a positive experience. The food is fresh, tasty, and healthy. The staff is always pleasant and helpful.

Thank lacke010
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

I love this place! The food is authentic. The homemade hummus is amazing, as is the baklava. The skewers and sandwiches of any type of meat are tender and delicious.

Thank Lisa Q
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Paul D
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Response from Ray Q | Reviewed this property |
Street parking all over the neighborhood and a small parking lot almost directly across the street.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$11
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1668 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-1804
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-690-2212
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