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Phoenician Taverna

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7944 S Mason Montgomery Rd, Mason, OH 45040-8249
+1 513-770-0027
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As someone originally from Turkey it is difficult to find a really good Mediterranean/Mid-east restaurant. Most of the time you would come up with plates filled with "thick" and greasy meat. Phoenician Taverna is an exception - both my wife/I and the kids have enjoyed our meals. And the good thing is that there are so many delicious appetizers (hot... More 

Thank Emre A
Columbus, Ohio
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this place!! I meet up with friends from Kentucky, Loveland and Norwood (I am from Columbus) to go see movies in mason frequently and we ALWAYS come here. It's lebanese tapas and everything is so delicious. The pita bread they bring out is all puffed up and warm like you wouldn't believe. We always get the hummus, walnut dip,... More 

Thank lshepherd0624
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I were searching for a different dining experience and decided to try the Phoenician. The staff was so helpful in guiding us through the menu and wine selection. It was a wonderful meal and quite an enjoyable evening!

Thank Kathy T
Orlando, Florida
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

After spending 4 days north of Mason/Cincinnati and having little in the way of vegan options, this restaurant was a blessing. We had a wonderful experience from the moment we walked in. The service is exceptional, food is delicious, great wine list, and calm, quiet, and upscale environment. Fresh, hot pita was amazing! Of course, there are lots of options... More 

Thank Gina E
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Received an excellent dinner meal guided by the restaurant owner's suggestion to sample the wide variety of offerings by ordering "family style." We found multiple good choices. Lamb preparation was delicious..!

Thank Tim L
Cincinnati, Ohio
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96 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Some friends took us to this restaurant and we were amazed. It is quiet, clean, and the food is excellent. We said the Phoenician could quickly become our favorite restaurant. Everything was perfect and the owner is so gracious and kind. If you want to experience delicious food in the Mason/West Chester area of Cincinnati, don't miss the Phoenician.

Thank HeidiM929
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I am not the most adventurous eater in the world, so I went to the Taverna expecting to have just a few things I would think of trying. It turns out that everything I've tried in the multiple visits I've made with friends, family and co-workers has been delicious. The freshly made pitas brought to your table are excellent and... More 

Thank westek
Fairfield, Ohio
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95 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

While it looks unassuming from the outside, the inside decor is surprisingly nice. The lunch menu is limited but the food is on-point with the seasonings. The sides of rice or french fries are perplexing; a salad is additional and they still serve the rice (or fries). I wish there was a vegetable side offering that wasn't an up-charge. Overall,... More 

Thank Belasaria
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256 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Our favorite Middle Eastern restaurant was in Asheville, NC. Now it is Phoenician Taverna. This place is attractive. The staff is professional. It is Lebanese cooking. The owner checks constantly to see if you are pleased. We had Hummus and Muhammara for appetizers, both exceptional. My husband had the Shwarma platter and I had the Filet Mignon Kabob. Both were... More 

Thank marieds
Ashland, Kentucky
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

I got the mixed grill which was fantastic & my husband got the grape leaves. He liked his, but liked mine more. There was so much food! Service was excellent as well.

Thank xangeldawnx

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$22
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7944 S Mason Montgomery Rd, Mason, OH 45040-8249
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Warren County  >  Mason
  • Phone Number: +1 513-770-0027

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