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Crescent Moon Bakery

2339 Central Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418-3709
+1 612-782-0169
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good13%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“baklava” (5 reviews)
“pizza” (17 reviews)
“green sauce” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Pizza, Middle Eastern, Afghani
2339 Central Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418-3709
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

I've been a patron ever since they opened in the last century :) and had the pleasure of watching the place growing and getting better and better. The food is always super-fresh and tasty, easily the best kabobs in the cities. I love their cardamom...More

Thank elesha52
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This is one of my favorite Afghani restaurant in the Twin Cities area. The meat lover pizza is a must for meat lovers, the rice is amazing and the green sauce is good with everything.

Thank hoori87
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This place has amazing vibes, staff and most of all food. I guarantee you will enjoy you experience there in both locations ( I frequently go to Como location).

1  Thank jevansherenow
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Middle Eastern food is my favorite cuisine and this place had a wonderful variety. I had the chicken tikka plate which was superb. Of course we had to buy a couple of the frozen pizzas and the baklava to take away with us. I had...More

Thank 7wonderstraveler
Reviewed 25 July 2016

FOOTBALL PIZZA! I've been hearing about this for quite sometime and finally just took the leap. The two of us shared a small football pizza (house special), gyro plate, and baklava. Plenty of food for two people, but the football pizza stole our hearts! The...More

Thank Rebecca0500
Reviewed 24 May 2016

We ordered the football pizza. The crust is thin but not to thin and soft in the center. The proportions of meat and vegetables that you get on the pizza are very generous. The sauces are very tasty. It was cooked perfectly and quite delicious....More

Thank Donavon Mr F
Reviewed 30 March 2016

The standard by which I compare Middle Eastern restaurants is the hummus and this one has one of the top five in the city. The gyros are huge and fairly priced.

Thank ScubaSkeeter
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went here for the famous football pizza and thoroughly enjoyed it. We got the House special with Afghani beef & peppers. It was cooked perfect and came with 3 sauces - the red & white were my favorite and really gave...More

Thank Kelsey B
Reviewed 13 December 2015

My husband and I have become obsessed with Central Ave, even though we live in the western suburbs of MPLS. We love it for the excellent food and unique atmospheres of the restaurants which are mainly small, casual, ethnic places minus the fuss and expense...More

Thank Shelly I
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

Great pizza, but the gyro compared to other local places is lacking. One of the main staff guys during the weekend has trouble taking phone orders. But overall, a great experience. Plenty of seating.

Thank Muqtada_Burzynski
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Pizza, Middle Eastern, Afghani
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2339 Central Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418-3709
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-782-0169
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