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Dimassi's Mediterranean Buffet

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12636 Research Blvd, Austin, TX
+1 512-996-8900
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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San Antonio
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81 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Great food and great value!! I will be returning every time I go to Austin.....I went to the one near The Woodlands when I went there. This is the same food at a great price.

Thank X3485KWjamesm
Austin, Texas
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

I'd heard about this place from a friend who knows we like to try Persian/Mediterranean food. There is an abundance of food but all wasn't as it should be. The cauliflower was way over cooked as was the okra but the gyro meat and the curry chicken were very good. The lamb, while very tender, didn't have much flavor. The... More 

Thank VJBarre
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164 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We came here for lunch with my husband's group. It's a buffet style. We seated or picked our own long table ourselves. There were three sections of buffet with different kinds of Mediterranean delicacies, from vegetables/salad, meat, flat breads, to desserts. There were soda fountain and coffee makers for drinks. There was a place/oven in a little corner where they... More 

Thank Pinaywife
Houston, Texas
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Very good buffet of Mediterranean food and desserts. Very friendly place for families or groups. Its my second time on my second trip to Austin and it's worth the drive from downtown. Yes is not cheap but its worth it

Thank JaviDastager
San Antonio, Texas
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815 reviews
308 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 328 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

I enjoyed dining here while in Austin that I ate there two nights in a row! I am vegetarian so it is hard to dine at places so I opted for this place due to it being a buffet. The items are all marked with what they are and what it is exactly made with. That took away a lot... More 

Thank pnkgirl27
Austin, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Food was very good, fresh, great selection. Surprised to see stuffed grape leaves, hummus, chopped salad, fish, lamb shanks many healthy options. This was a great find for us. Happy to find it and will be returning. I almost forgot to mention the semolina cake! So good!

Thank Roseann A
Harker Heights, Texas
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

I love this place. The brick fire baked bread is the best. Love the hummus and roasted eggplant are AMAZING.

Thank 242mitzig
Houston, Texas
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110 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Having tried Dimassi's in Houston and being disappointed, I was delighted with the meal in this location. It had a genuinely large assortment of meats and vegetables traditionally associated with Mediterranean diet. Specific choices I found to be satisfying: Gyro Chicken Baba ganoush Cauliflower Green beans Saffron rice The only disappointment was the crisp pita being a bit stale. Highly... More 

Thank Gregory M
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

We knew this would be a good place to get mediterranean food by the number of middle eastern folks eating there. The food is fresh and very good. It is served buffet style. While the food is delicious, the rate at which the buffet is replenished could use some work. Lamb shanks were on the special for the day but... More 

Thank John P
Hoosick Falls, New York
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

I really enjoyed trying all the new foods. Some of them were very good but I can't recall the names. The only draw back was that I felt I was in my high school cafeteria. No ambiance.

Thank Karyl-Lynn D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern, Persian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12636 Research Blvd, Austin, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-996-8900

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