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Manakeesh Cafe Bakery

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4420 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2947
09:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 20:30
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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New York City, New York
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although the setting is enjoyable, the staff are aggressive and curt. The prices are somewhat unreasonable: $8 for a gyro and $18 for a lunch platter?!? Then they charge $0.35 if you want to use your credit card! Any small or new business usually looks into the Square payment app or something similar with its little device and texting receipt... More 

Thank Kspirit79
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130 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am a person well acquainted with Middle Eastern food, and I loved this place. It was odd to see curry chicken on the menu but I was more than excited to see falafel, grape leaf, shawarma and so many other favorites on the menu. I shared a platter and extra meat dish with my SO. I suggest one of... More 

Thank Sami L
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016

I have been going to Manakeesh since it opened. The food is good, especially their date cookies. We ate the Sujuk which was very good. The atmposphere is also nice, and they have added seating. But, the service from the girls who take the orders is extremely poor. In fact they are downright rude. The girl who served me took... More 

Thank Parveen S
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66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

This food is EVERYTHING. Portions, prices, comfort, flavors! Just came from NYC and haven't had anything as good as this there. Za'gat (?) is a must try. Oh and you can have any custom made smoothie there! Please go!!

Thank Tanya T
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

That's all there is to say. More shapes and fillings and varieties of baklava than I ever knew existed (among many other menu items).

Thank BridgettAngella
New Bedford, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Got eggs, turkey bacon and cheese on a delicious wood fired flatbread. Build your own smoothy with real fruit for $4. Pastries look awesome so I will have to try it next time.

Thank DanWeav
New Jersey
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256 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 397 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

All menu items are Hallal. They have signs everywhere and you can ask them. One of the best Hummus I have had in quite a few years. Their Zatar was also very good. We also had the shawarma which was one of their better items. In the flat bread we had several different items and they were good, not great... More 

1 Thank Moe_Ipak
Providence, Rhode Island
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388 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2016

These stars are for pastry only. Food looked good. WIll have to try it next time. It is one of the best mamul I have EVER had! Get the plain one, without the powdered sugar. The texture of the pastry surrounding the date paste is extraordinary. I took a bite and just swooned. The other ones were okay too, but... More 

Thank panama2000
New York City, New York
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

went in with recommendation. nice building. Ordered at the register no waiter, 8 people groups. So unorganized - ones food comes the others 15 min later, missing items from the order, and the food, no that great.

Thank Oturanboga
Scranton, Pennsylvania
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146 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

A Friend of mind told that it is not the best place to try Mediterranean food, but I insisted to try it out. It took literally 30 min to make my chicken shawrma from the moment I ordered it. There were only one order q head of me though. Very slow! Unpleasant experience especially from the person who took my... More 

Thank Mohammed A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Halal
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4420 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2947
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: 2159212135

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