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438 Fayetteville St, City Plaza, Raleigh, NC 27601-1741
+1 919-833-4005
11:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Wed 10:30 - 16:30
Thu 10:30 - 20:00
Fri 10:30 - 21:30
Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Asheville, North Carolina
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57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

In a hurry? Give this one a try. I had the chicken kabob with salad. Was good, fresh and plenty of food. I will come back when I need a quick bite

Thank Travelandenjoyliving
Inlet, New York
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The portions are ample and a decent value for the price. The food is flavorful, including the Greek salad dressing. There is no indoor seating which is a drawback for a solo traveller. There is a lot of outdoor seating. A second structural drawback is that the entrance door is by the cash register and not near where the counterperson... More 

Thank 13360man
Charlotte, NC
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157 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

Large portions and flavorful. The tabbouleh was awesome. Good, tender meat and the service is quick. Makes an excellent take out to go back to your hotel and eat.

1 Thank andromedaeve
ShishKabob1, Guest Relations Manager at Shish Kabob, responded to this review

Dear Adromedaeve We always encourage and appreciate feed back from our customers. Thank you for your comments and hope to see you back soon..at Shish Kabob downtown or North Raleigh locations, Six forks and Leesville. More 

Lexington, Virginia
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202 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

This place may be small (no indoor seating, but some limited outdoor seating in a food court type of area is available) but they provide some outstanding fast-food kabobs and some excellent sides. I particularly love their beef kabobs, flatbread, rice, Greek salad and pasta. The baklava was very good as well. I liked the food so much I went... More 

Thank BobH22
ShishKabob1, Owner at Shish Kabob, responded to this review

We are so happy you decided to come to our restaurant and have your meals with us! While we have a small location, we strive to provide a homely, delicious and satisfying lunch for all our guests. Everything is fresh, which is what we take great pride in. We look forward to seeing you again and having you try our... More 

Wilmington, North Carolina
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344 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

Had a 2 kabob lunch platter to go that I ate at my nearby hotel. The chicken was a bit charred and the rice uninteresting. I was also disappointed that there was no tziki included with the chicken - learned the hard way that you have to ask for it here. It's ok, a convenient lunch that can be fairly... More 

Thank GuyfromILMNC
Management response:

We are very sorry for your experience. We take great pride in having all our foods fresh and delicious every day, which is why we are looking into this matter very carefully. I hope you come back again soon and give us one more chance. We won't let you down! See you again soon! More 

New York City, New York
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

This place is a skip and a hop right next to the Marriott Hotel and the Sheraton Hotel as well as the Convention Center. Come here for a quick bite!

Thank ccuizon
ShishKabob1, Owner at Shish Kabob, responded to this review

We always make sure to have plenty of Kafta for all our guests-it is one of most popular foods! Be sure to come again and try our other delicious plates! We're sure you won't be disappointed :) More 

West Virginia
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

Always eat lunch at Shish Kabob when I am at downtown Raleigh at my conference. Much better than the free food at the convention center. Love the lamb kabobs and the sides are flavorful. Fast service and friendly staff. Enjoy sitting outside. Would be nice if they had a covered area and a wind block.

Thank Martha H
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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82 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015

Grabbed a quick bite here one evening -- lots of food (too much for me really) at good prices. Buy it inside and take it outside to the plaza to eat.

Thank Helen N
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

I arrived in Raleigh after a day of travel during which I did not have time to eat. I stopped at the Shish Kebob and got a falafel. The price was right, and I was able to sit outdoors in the plaza, which was a plus.

Thank Catherine D
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

The owner is rude and the menu indicates more than one kabob but they only give you one kabob... not kabobs!

Thank Brent N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 16:30
10:30 - 16:30
10:30 - 16:30
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 438 Fayetteville St, City Plaza, Raleigh, NC 27601-1741
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-833-4005
Shish-Kabob...where fresh food, fast service and Mediterranean flair meet for lunch, dinner and just about anytime! We provide fresh, delicious Mediterranean food, as well as catering. We prepare kabobs, gyros, combination platters, and hamburgers!! As well as serve beers and wines for our adult guests.

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