Middle Eastern - Best of 2013

Published Mar 20, 2013

From Hummus to Tahini, and Tabouleh to Baba Ghannouj what restaurants have you coming back for more?

Winner
2013 Winner

1. De Afghanan Kabob House

Voters Love

"Bolani appetizer is my favorite with the combination kabob. Oh, and they make the bestttttt sauteed eggplant dish ever..." via Monica S.

Find It
Multiple Locations
  • De Afghanan Kabob House, Great Meals, Food, Middle Eastern, 1035 Geary blvd Tenderloin San Francisco CA 94109
    Nominee for: Middle Eastern
    Multiple locations
  • La Méditerranée, Great Meals, Food, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Greek, 2210 Fillmore Street Pacific Heights San Francisco CA 94115
    Nominee for: Middle Eastern
    2210 Fillmore Street, Pacific Heights San Francisco, CA
  • Zaki Kabob House, Food, Middle Eastern, Falafel, Mediterranean, Vegetarian, 1101 San Pablo Ave. Alameda County Albany CA 94706
    Nominee for: Middle Eastern
    1101 San Pablo Ave., Albany, CA
  • Zare at Fly Trap, Food, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, 606 Folsom St. SoMa San Francisco CA
    606 Folsom St., SoMa San Francisco, CA
  • El Mansour, Great Meals Restaurants, African Middle Eastern, 3119 Clement St San Francisco CA 94121
    Nominee for: Middle Eastern
    3119 Clement St, Outer Richmond San Francisco, CA
  • Dishdash, Great Meals Restaurants, Middle Eastern, 190 S Murphy Ave Sunnyvale CA 94086
    Nominee for: Middle Eastern
    190 S Murphy Ave, Santa Clara County Sunnyvale, CA
  • Saha, Great Meals, Food, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian, 1075 Sutter Street Nob Hill San Francisco CA 94109
    7. Saha
    Nominee for: Middle Eastern
    1075 Sutter Street, Nob Hill San Francisco, CA
  • Sunrise Deli, Great Meals, Food, Middle Eastern, Falafel, 2115 Irving Street Outer Sunset San Francisco CA 94122
    Nominee for: Middle Eastern
    Multiple locations
  • Aram's Rotisserie, Great Meals Restaurants, Middle Eastern, 919 Lakeville St Petaluma CA 94952
    Nominee for: Middle Eastern
    919 Lakeville St, Petaluma, CA
  • Shalizaar, Food, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, 300 El Camino Real San Mateo County Belmont CA 94002
    300 El Camino Real, World Map Belmont, CA
  • Lavash, Great Meals Restaurants, Middle Eastern, 511 Irving St San Francisco CA 94122
    10. Lavash
    Nominee for: Middle Eastern
    511 Irving St, Inner Sunset San Francisco, CA
  • Turkish Kitchen, Great Meals Restaurants, Middle Eastern Turkish, 1986 Shattuck Ave Berkeley CA 94704
    Nominee for: Middle Eastern
    1986 Shattuck Ave, Downtown Berkeley Berkeley, CA
  • Kabul Afghan Cuisine, Great Meals Restaurants, Middle Eastern, 1101 Burlingame Ave Burlingame CA 94010 135 El Camino Real San Carlos CA 94070
    Nominee for: Middle Eastern
    Multiple locations
  • Hayes & Kebab, Great Meals, Food, Cheap Eats, Middle Eastern, Falafel, 580 Hayes Street  Hayes Valley San Francisco CA 94102
    Nominee for: Falafel, Middle Eastern
    580 Hayes Street , Hayes Valley San Francisco, CA
  • Shiraz, Great Meals Restaurants, Middle Eastern, 21314 San Ramon Valley Blvd. San Ramon CA
    14. Shiraz
    Nominee for: Middle Eastern
    21314 San Ramon Valley Blvd., San Ramon, CA
  • Bijan, Great Meals Restaurants, Middle Eastern, 1690 Locust St. Walnut Creek CA
    14. Bijan
    Nominee for: Middle Eastern
    1690 Locust St., Walnut Creek, CA
  • Cafe Silan, Great Meals Restaurants, Middle Eastern, 867 Santa Cruz Ave Menlo Park CA 94025
    Nominee for: Middle Eastern
    867 Santa Cruz Ave, Menlo Park, CA
  • Casa Hookah, Great Meals Restaurants, Middle Eastern, 4724 Geary Blvd San Francisco CA 94118
    Nominee for: Middle Eastern
    4724 Geary Blvd, Inner Richmond San Francisco, CA
  • Zatar Restaurant, Great Meals, Food, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, 1981 Shattuck Ave. UC Campus Area Berkeley CA 94704
    1981 Shattuck Ave., Downtown Berkeley Berkeley, CA
  • Sophia Cafe, Food, Middle Eastern, 1247 Solano Ave Alameda County Albany CA 94706
    Nominee for: Middle Eastern
    1247 Solano Ave, Albany, CA
  • Aram's Cafe, Great Meals, Food, Middle Eastern, 131 Kentucky St Petaluma CA 94952
    Nominee for: Middle Eastern
    131 Kentucky St, Petaluma, CA
  • Nominee for: Middle Eastern
    349 Clement Street, World Map San Francisco, CA
  • Wally's Cafe, Great Meals Restaurants, Middle Eastern, 3900 San Pablo Ave Emeryville CA 94608
    Nominee for: Middle Eastern
    3900 San Pablo Ave, Emeryville, CA
  • Yaas Restaurant, Great Meals Restaurants, Middle Eastern, 147 E 3rd Ave San Mateo CA 94401
    Nominee for: Middle Eastern
    1138 Saratoga Ave, Santa Clara County San Jose, CA
  • Lahore Karahi, Food, Middle Eastern, 612 Ofarrell St Tenderloin San Francisco CA 94109
    Nominee for: Middle Eastern
    612 Ofarrell St, Civic Center San Francisco, CA
Contest Overview
  • 42,579
    Total Votes
  • 22,635
    Voters
  • 172
    Winners

The 2013 Bay Area A-List awards are based on more than 42,000 votes from local Bay Area-area experts.

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