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906 Christian St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-3808 (S. 9th St.)
+1 215-574-5040
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

The waitress was nice, but we waited for 30 minutes to get Mediterranean omelettes --- and we were the only two people in the restaurant. Music was loud and not middle eastern --- more like " Western elevator." The omelettes were marginal; I liked mine because of the nice quantity of black olives, but my wife did not eat all... More 

Thank OftenTraveling1066
Reading, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

As a vegetarian I didn't know where to eat. I came across this restaurant by accident. I ordered take away and it was freshly prepared. I ordered the falafel and the stuffed grape leave. It was all delicious. The bread that came with it was great and there was plenty to go around.

1 Thank 1Siri1
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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114 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2015

My vegan friend came to dinner - never having thought about vegan restaurants I was challenged to find one to accommodate everyone - then I thought middle-eastern; that should do it. It did. Everyone was happy. Al Zaytouna is a family type place with very little ambiance. What they lack in ambiance they make up for in food. Their hummus,... More 

2 Thank Amy C
Marlton, New Jersey
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426 reviews
285 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2014

Not really noteworthy in a plus or minus direction. The mixed appetizer plate was plenty for 2 people at 11.95. The entree was good. The place is very casual.

Thank Dennis08053
Bridgeport, CT
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90 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2014

I was a little apprehensive when I arrived, since I was the only diner, though there were lots of take-out bags waiting to go out. But the food was quite good--and I've had my share of Middle Eastern food thanks to a relative by marriage. Stuffed grape leaves were just a little soggier than I like, but still tasty. Mixed... More 

Thank cathybirdlady
Augusta, Georgia
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2013 via mobile

We have been there several times now, the service is good, the food is very good, we orders several items we had mixed grill, mixed grilled veggies, shawerma, appetizer sampler. And they were all very good. The best is shawerma, it is served with rice, hummus, and salad. The rice is and hummus are good, the salad is not exceptional.... More 

Thank samar h
Philadelphia, PA
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327 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2013

Great service at Al Zaytouna. If you blink, you might miss this spot in the Italian Market. We wanted a place to grab a bite on our way home from airport and googled "South Philly Restaurants" and selected this one. Glad we did. We had the appetizer sampler and liked it so much we ordered more hommus and falafel. I... More 

Thank smep013
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2012 via mobile

Great place for takeout - the restaurant is small and there is not much to the ambulance. Staff is helpful - salmon salad is unbelievable!!! Huge piece of fish and tasty. The platters are a great value. Good food and won't disappoint !

Thank phillygirl9
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2012

I was at al zaytouna last week i have the al zaytouna combo it had salmon a lamb chop chicken and beef cubes and kofta the dish was huge I didn't think I could finish it but it was so delicious I almost lick it my girl friend had the salmon she loved it we I was a great diner... More 

Thank Benayed
Philadelphia, PA
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54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2012

You will not go wrong with a visit. Al Zaytouna is a BYOB Tunisian restaurant in the heart of the Italian Market in South Philly.

Thank CenterCty_Traveler

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern, Tunisian, Persian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 906 Christian St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-3808
    (S. 9th St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-574-5040

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