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Al Raouche Restaurant

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169 Crooks Ave, Paterson, NJ 07503-1302
+1 973-279-5131
10:00 - 22:00
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

Paterson is known for having the best Middle Eastern food in NJ and I go to many of them but Al Raouche is my favorite.They have all the classics like hummus,baba ghanoush,tabouli salad,kabobs,lamb chops etc and they are all great.But they also have a huge menu of lesser know dishes that the more adventurous eater might want to try.The service... More 

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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Very nice place in Paterson, the area is full of arabic restaurants and this one is very nice. A lot of people from the Hospital eat there since is so centric. Has good parking and everything is amazin.

Thank Lorena A
Woodland Park, New Jersey
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

This is the place to go for FALAFEL sandwich and HUMMUS. I'll place an order for pick up and my order is ready in minutes. I highly recommend this restaurant for Falafel sandwich and hummus. I haven't tried anything else.

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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

I love this place. The food is authentic and tasty. Sometimes it gets packed. And it's hard to find seats or even parking. But that's a sign for their great food. And friendly service. The owner is very down to earth and really gives the middle eastern hospitality .

Thank Ahmad A
New Jersey
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266 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Casual restaurant serving authentic Lebanese food. We sampled a combination of different mezzas-Babaganouj,Labneh, Grape Leaves, Falafel, and Kebbeh. Good service and reasonable prices. Parking is limited.

Thank PepperNewJersey
Naugatuck, Connecticut
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2015

Best falafel in town hands down, chicken and lamb shawermah are good but they are nothing close to the true Middle Eastern shawermah style, the chicken shawerma is more like a chicken wrap with good garlic sauce. They have great specials, and most of the entrees I tried we excellent, the service is good and the staff are friendly.

Thank Ashraf_Hameed
Paterson, New Jersey
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

Chicken kabob and Mediterranean potatoes are sooo good!!!! Service is good and dessert is best in town

Thank bmissyou77
Miami, Florida
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2014

They claim all their food is fresh never frozen, I hope it’s true, but I’ve my doubt. The food was little too salty for me. The food portion Vs. price = great value. Service was Ok, didn’t like the waitress imposing %18 tips.

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Nazareth, Pennsylvania
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92 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2014

This is my number one Lebanese food place in NJ. There are very few places that make it the old fashion way, that is when they soak the vegetables in vinegar and spices. The sandwiches are tasty right down to the vegetables used. The sauce is also well spiced. They have liver sandwiches, used to have tongue and brain and... More 

Thank travellerTrader
Englewood, New Jersey
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335 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2013

Well prepared, fresh and authentic Lebanese food. This is a casual restaurant in an ethnic area with reasonable prices. It's clean and family run...a nice atmosphere. There's something for everyone on the menu .....grilled meats, veggie dishes....fantastic appetizer selection. Parking available but it can get crowded.

Thank Nava1203

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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 of 5 bubbles
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 169 Crooks Ave, Paterson, NJ 07503-1302
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Paterson
  • Phone Number: +1 973-279-5131

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?