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4500 Kingsway, Burnaby, British Columbia V5H 2A9, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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83 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been coming to this place for years, but moved out of the area a few years ago and it hasn't convenient for me to come by here for 4-5 years. My wife and a friend of ours were hanging out in the area while I was at home and offered to bring me back some food from here. I... More 

Thank LambdaP
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

I love their Shawarma wrap using Halal meats. My favourite is the beef or lamb. Make sure you want it spicy, there's something about that spice.

Thank Peter Y
Vancouver, Canada
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Although the $15 dinner plates may seem a bit high for a counter service place, the helpings are extremely generous, the meat tender and delicious and the vegetables fresh and flavourful.

Thank JKL1104
Shelburne, Canada
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65 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

The Shwarma was decent. I get MUCH better at home in Toronto and the restaurant was REALLY sketchy. While I was waiting for my order I was thinking to myself is this going to be safe to eat. As I said the food was decent so they should really work to clean the place up.

Thank 66ninetyeightls
Burnaby, Canada
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Been to this place a couple of times to grab a quick bite in the middle of the afternoon and it never disappoints. Tasty no nonsense sandwiches and good service.

Thank dempaulo
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84 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

the best shwarma in town. Abdul is very professional and the food is fresh and delicious. The place is in Crystal Mall but there is an entrance from Kingsway road. Note: Everything is cash.

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28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

Pros: portions, fresh, authentic.  Cons: atmosphere, cash only.  FOOD:  $8-12/entree. Ordered chicken shawarma platter to go. Very hot, fresh, and apparently authentic. Garnished with all the sauces you would expect. ATMOSPHERE: very run down, simple, a little dirty. SERVICE: friendly, knowledge of menu good. WASHROOM: n/a Would I go back? Absolutely.

Thank Derrick K
Vancouver, Canada
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43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2015

I am a die hard fan of Mediterranean cuisine specially Shawarmas. But this place gave a shock not to have the Shawarmas again. The chicken and lamb meat were so overcooked that it was missing any kind of aroma(God knows if the cook has put any). I asked the cook to make it mild hot but he put so much... More 

Thank Abheee
Burnaby, Canada
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417 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2015 via mobile

As the last reviewer mentioned, this restaurant needs a major cleaning and general sprucing up. However, contrary to their experience we found the food to be very flavourful and enjoyable. If you are sensitive to spicy food go for the mild (my girlfriend even found mild to be too spicy for her) but I enjoyed a medium chicken shawarma and... More 

Thank Derek W
Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2015

The place is very dirty and looks like a big mess. The food is awful with no taste plus you will get sick. I am very surprised to see positive review here. I will not go back

Thank ridha s

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Middle Eastern, Fast food, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Persian, Halal
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  • Address: 4500 Kingsway, Burnaby, British Columbia V5H 2A9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Burnaby

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