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BABA Ghannoug Bistro - CLOSED

2200 W Main St, Durham, NC 27705-4640
+1 919-286-6699
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good61%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
11 Mar 2015
“Vegetarian Option near Duke Med Center”
5 Dec 2014
“One of the best Mediterranean buffet”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
2200 W Main St, Durham, NC 27705-4640
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Reviewed March 11, 2015

I came down to Duke for some tests and stayed at Hilton Garden Inn, near the hospital. The first night I ventured out of hotel and discovered this nice restaurant about 1 block from hotel. I had the vegetarian plate that was so good I...More

Thank VCF_Chicago
Reviewed December 5, 2014

I went to lunch with colleagues today.. had buffet. There are quite a bit of verities to try.. chicken kabobs and lamb gyro are the best i liked. Definitely a go place to try if you like Mediterranean food. Not very expensive.

Thank Karthikap
Reviewed October 30, 2014

My first time in this restaurant. Although I had no idea what greek food was like, I had a good time with hummus and other mediteranean dishes and the shawarma. Very much affordable. 10$ for buffet lunch.

Thank Mrinmoy G
Reviewed March 12, 2014

I was craving Greek food. Wish I had waited. Go to the Olive Tree Deli, reviewed at Tripadvisor. The BEST Greek food, but you have to go to Winston-Salem, NC. Owners at Baba Ghannouj should go to Olive Tree to see what best Greek food...More

Thank 92ncca
Reviewed December 27, 2013

The food here was fantastic. I had chicken, hummus, and salad. It was fantastic. The ice machine wasn't making ice, which was a little odd, and we had almost no ice in our drinks, but that's a very specific complaint. I will definitely eat here...More

Thank LibbyO
Reviewed October 21, 2013

My favorite spot for hummus. I get it by the pint -- super smooth and slightly smoky. Place a lot for take out lunches or dinner. Very easy to phone in an order and pick it up to go.

Thank Bailey333
Reviewed November 28, 2012

With children/grandchildren in Durham I have eaten here several times, most recently 3 weeks ago. While the atmosphere is not particularly attractive – the bottom floor of a high rise building complex – it is very clean and functional. The food is superb and very...More

Thank scscientist
Reviewed October 22, 2012

The chicken shawarma here is absolutely fantastic. Try the battata harra- it's delicious, too. Friendly service, reasonable prices, clean dining room. Give this place a try!

1  Thank manilapacman
Reviewed August 12, 2012

Excellent fresh middle eastern food buffet. Vegetarian and meat entrees, reasonably priced. The operators were not particularly affable, but I didn't go there to make friends. Will recommend to others, and return myself.

1  Thank tcravenaz
Reviewed July 31, 2012

We love Baba's for their fresh and delicious food and friendly service. Gina often waits on us and always remembers the whole family, even when we don't come in together. I love the chicken curry, a huge platter with two sides. Get extra meat and...More

Thank Mary L
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2200 W Main St, Durham, NC 27705-4640
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-286-6699
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Located in Durham, North Carolina, next to Duke University East Campus on Main Street is a family-owned-and-operated restaurant serving delicious Mediterranean foods.Our specialty is a blend of Greek and Lebanese meals to satisfy your cravings for an exotic ethnic meal. Our restaurant serves healthy food that is handmade so that you can satisfy your cravings without worrying about your waistline.Our flavorful cuisine is available through our menu, from desserts to sauces to marinades, we create delicious favorites to satisfy your palate. Let our professional staff serve you a delicious meal tonight!Now offering the new Baba Burger, our own recipe of ground lean beef, sizzled to perfection, topped off with lettuce, tomato and provolone cheese with your choice of onions, pickles and mayo. Only $5.99!
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