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89 2nd St, Coralville, IA 52241-2669
+1 319-354-2030
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 20:30
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Baraboo, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped by with a friend at 2:30 after skipping the wait at 30hop down the street. Good falafel on pita. Quite inexpensive and good food. Has a semi-fast food atmosphere. Very fast and friendly service.

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Coralville, Iowa
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Love getting lamb shank there. Please keep up the consistency of the good food! Service is excellent.

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Thank Pimonrat
Chicago, Illinois
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

I walked in expecting to get a falafel pita sandwich, but Petra was advertising a falafel burger. That sounded like an interesting take on a veggie burger, which I like, so I thought why not. The people in there were super friendly, and I was enthusiastic about the falafel burger. I ordered fries as well. Unfortunately, the results fell short... More 

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Thank Delane D
Dixon, Illinois
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

I decided to try Petra as opposed to our usual Oasis because we were leaving the hospital heading out to the interstate and it was on the way. I ordered several items and the only thing I really liked was the soup. The falafel was definitely not good at all.

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Thank McKenzie G
Iowa City, Iowa
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194 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

My wife and I stopped by here for dinner on a recent evening because we were in the mood for some Mediterranean. We walked in and ordered at the counter. The guy behind the counter didn't even ask if we wanted any drinks. We then walked over to the drink dispenser, grabbed a couple of cups and got our own... More 

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Thank B P
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97 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

I have been eating at Petra pretty much regularly over the last year. The food is always good and at good price. But sadly, I noticed a declined in the quality of service over the summer. It used to be that you felt welcome by very nice people. On my last visit, the guy at the cashier looked blatantly annoyed... More 

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Thank TurtleSenior
Bettendorf, Iowa
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54 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

I have seen this place for many years, and never stopped. It doesn't look like much form the outside as it is just sitting at the end of a strip mall. I took my order to go today, and was fairly pleased. I got the gyro and a small order of baba ghanoush. The baba ghanoush was more of a... More 

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Paducah, Kentucky
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101 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

While spending some time in Iowa I decided to stop in here based on the reviews and they are spot on. The food excellent!! Don't expect anything fancy but the chicken shawarma is some of the best I have ate anywhere.

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Thank Worldtravel769
Fairfax, Iowa
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015

My first time experience was disappointing. When I walked in my instinct was to leave because nobody else was there during lunch hour, that tells me maybe it's not so great but I gave it a shot anyways. My gyro was packed full of lamb so that was a plus but there was hardly any tzatziki sauce on it which... More 

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Thank Patricia Q
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97 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

Very little nice cozy joint not too far from the mall and downtown. Food is good, reasonably priced. Service is friendly and excellent. Definitively a place to visit again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:30
Thursday
11:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:00 - 20:30
Saturday
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 89 2nd St, Coralville, IA 52241-2669
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Coralville
  • Phone Number: +1 319-354-2030

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