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Near Cholesterol Corner, Doha, Qatar
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Makkah Province, Saudi Arabia
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70 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2014 via mobile

If you are coming on weekends you need to wait till you get a table... good food and reasonable and affordable price. You will like mutabal with half grill or try barbecue seekh kebab. You will enjoy the teast.

Thank Pakimran
Doha, Qatar
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2012

first you have to buy it from Turkish restaurants only, if you want the Turkish Flavor, also Syrian restaurants and Lebanese have some good Shawarma. overall, it tastes good, i love it

2 Thank MNIElover
Amman, Jordan
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127 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2012

Iskender Kebab is a famous turkish dish. It tastes here better than in Turkey :) If you want to try it while you are in Doha, go to Marmart Istanbul

2 Thank tareq74
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2012

Not a drive thru, but like all things in Doha, it could be! Fast, friendly service delivered to your car window. I get large chicken and it's a meal!

2 Thank DarcyinDoha
Doha, Qatar
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 June 2012

few spices great taste. also reasonable prices at all.

1 Thank nohafahmi
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2012

We go here alot and everytime the food has been great, their grilled chicken is the best in town.

3 Thank hanreDoha
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2012

The taste and the presentation was excellent. The place was clean and hygenic

1 Thank AvivaGlobal
Warrington, United Kingdom
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220 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2012

Best Schwarma in Qatar Great staff, good food and value +++

1 Thank haigh48
Goldsboro, North Carolina
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122 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2011

What a great little hole in the wall restaurant, just down the street from Turkey Central in Doha. You can't get much but schwarma here, but it's the best I've had in Doha. I usually get the chicken schwarma but the lamb very good as well. Made fresh right in front of you, this schwarma (a Middle eastern equivalent of... More 

1 Thank HeathSchneider

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Restaurant Details

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Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Near Cholesterol Corner, Doha, Qatar
  • Location: Middle East  >  Qatar  >  Doha
Schwarma restaurant that also serves hummus and baba ganoush

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?