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1076 Main St., Paterson, NJ
+1 973-345-3700
09:00 - 23:00
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New Jersey
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256 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 396 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Food was very good and the price was a little above average, but the food will justify it. If only they would improve their service, this place could be great. The service needs improvement.

Thank Moe_Ipak
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Great food good people this is the place to go for middle eastern food best hummus ever! Falafel, kibbeh and they make homemade pita that comes with every meal

Thank Carly R
New York City, New York
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

It's been a while i went there to eat but i loved the food here. i believe we ordered the mix platter here which allowed us to eat pretty much everything grill they make in a that platter

Thank HappyRefik
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We were visiting Paterson for my 50th high school reunion and went with a group to Al-Basha. The food was fabulous including all appetizers, falafel, lamb, hummus, and more.We had recently been at highly acclaimed Zahav in Philadelphia but this was perhaps equally good.

Thank Maine_Traveler74
North Bergen, New Jersey
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208 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Food is simple amazing here and they serve large portions. We had ordered shawarma platter it was good for 3 people. Red meat was more in the platter and less chicken.

Thank Younus K
Forest Hills, New York
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We've brought large, happy, noisy groups to this hospitable and authentic Lebanese restaurant on several occasions and we've never had a bad dish. You think you've eaten hummus and taboulle before, but this stuff is in another league. Do not miss the labane, the diffferent varieties of falafel and eggplant salads, the kibbeh..... Fresh from the oven, hot pita arrives... More 

Thank Deborah G
New York City, New York
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219 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

If your private jet is undergoing routine maintenance, or you haven't won the lottery, but still want an authentic Middle Eastern experience, this is the place to go. This is not a restaurant vowing for a Michelin Star by reducing the size of the portions and increasing the decor around them, this is the type of restaurant you would find... More 

1 Thank Talal J
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

We order with coworkers all the time, they always have things made fresh and it has great flavor. The staff is always efficient and the place is nice in clean.

Thank Lorena A
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61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

If u are craving arabic food you have to hit Al- Basha Restaurant They have lovely plates and cozy oriental atmosphere .. The owner is very welcoming each time I go he makes sure am doing fine The service is really Good A bit costly in comparison to others but its worth And they have lemon mint fresh juice Highly... More 

Thank Gaillan E
Newark, New Jersey
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69 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

This place is amazing the food is super delicious and the service is ok . They serve everything you want but never come back to the table so see if you need anything else's . Besides that everything else is wonderful.

Thank Marcelo T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1076 Main St., Paterson, NJ
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Paterson
  • Phone Number: +1 973-345-3700

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?