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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)
Open Now
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.All 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 2 weeks ago 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

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

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
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

We went there around 3 pm no one spoke to us greeted us or even seated us we were just standing there for 5 minuets to the extent i had to google their hours i thought they did not open yet. After we wanted to...More

Thank burra d
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We've been going here for years now. Spectacular food. Kebabs, hummus, and garlic sauce can't be beat. Yummy cakes from Buttercream. Great breakfast, too. Their prices have gone up which makes it harder to justify eating there :( The Shish trio I used to order...More

Thank kristinfreymn
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Was searching for a place to eat before we flew home, a great combination of foods; Greek salad, cheese pastry pies and a mixed plate with hummus , pita, olives, falafel , tabouleh and feta.

Thank Pat J
Reviewed 13 August 2017

This morning, my husband and I decided to have a nontraditional breakfast, and Shish was the perfect choice. We each ordered the Breakfast from Jerusalem, which included hummus, tabbouleh, falafel, kefta, roasted potatoes and more. Everything was awesome, and I want to give a special...More

Thank Elizabeth A
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This place has a large assortment of wonderful Mediterranean Food both for dine in and take out, along with a great selection of tasty deserts. The owner, Leo, is hands on in the kitchen.

Thank Dewey G
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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
Kids, Child-friendly
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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