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“Delicious - must try”
Review of Tarek's Cafe

Tarek's Cafe
Ranked #81 of 720 Restaurants in Halifax
Price range: US$15 - US$20
Cuisines: Middle Eastern, Turkish, Canadian
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Buffet
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Delicious - must try”
Reviewed 25 July 2010

I always take a beef shawarma, I traveled around the world and I have to admit, it's the best shawarma I ever had...it's a great place to have lunch on weekdays!

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English first
Halifax, Nova Scotia
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Authentic Middle Eastern food - healthy, fresh and reasonable”
Reviewed 31 March 2010

Tarek's has been a local gem for several decades. This is a tiny place (seats 40) and not very fancy but spotless. It's a bit out of the way if you're visiting and don't have a car. But it's worth the price of the cab ride from the waterfront hotel area. 3045 Robie Street.

Tarek is there personally most days. As you enter you'll be offered a complimentary small bowl of today's soup.

Middle Eastern food, primarily Lebanese/Syrian dishes. Cooked fresh daily. All healthy ingredients. No soy, no preservatives etc. Vegetarian and Gluten-free available as well as fresh squeezed fruit juices. Best Fallafel in Nova Scotia.

Very busy at lunch time on weekdays. Closes early - phone first. Cash only.

Currently offering Sunday Brunch from 11:30 a.m. 12+ dishes for $12

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Tarek is pure awesomeness”
Reviewed 16 May 2009

Consistently when ever I go to Tarek's I leave content

I have tried most of the menu and never been disappointed

and if you are a garlic lover his Tzatki is amazing
the pita's are great the plate dishes are great the sides are great

I have no idea ow the Subway next door stays in business when you can get an amazing pita for the same price as an average footlong

It has a cafeteria style feel wherein you order at the counter get your cutlery pick a table then wait for your order to come up

2 Thank Arthur G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“The best place to get food for many people, or even a few people”
Reviewed 24 August 2008

Tarek's is an amazing resaurant where you can either order from home and pick it up (if it is for a lot of people), or if it is just a few of you, you can just walk in and choose between lots of different meals. It is a great place for a vegetarian to eat, because they can just get pasta, or beans, or anything. also, if your a omnivore, you can help yourself to chicken or other meat. the prices are all very fair. if you are having a huge party, it won't be a huge amount, and if you are just a few, it will be reasonably cheap.
I would eat there every day if i could.

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“good wraps”
Reviewed 19 May 2008

good wraps

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