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3628 Saint Johns Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32205-9065
+1 904-981-9966
11:00 - 02:00
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Jacksonville, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Visited here after dinner at Brick with a couple of friends and had a wonderful time! We enjoyed delicious appetizers and meals, along with my first hookah experience. The hookah menu was a bit long, which made it very difficult to decide, but the knowledgeable staff helped us make our decision based on our preferences. Friendly and attentive staff, complete... More 

Thank rubi4x4girl
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125 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Despite changing ownership a while back, this place keeps getting better and better. Great food, delicious Arab coffee and service makes this place a "big hit" in Riverside. The hookahs thing is a popular attraction-

Thank PenmanUk
Tallahassee, Florida
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a nice lunch with my family here. The services was quite prompt and they made sure to refill and check on us at just the right intervals. The food was pretty good. The prices are right/average for the area. Only complaint was the chicken shwarma platter lacked the amount of chicken you'd expect based on the price. Nice beer... More 

Thank Frances H
Las Vegas, Nevada
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166 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

Casbah is a hookah lounge that also serves very good food. It has inside and outside dining some nights they have entertainment. I suggest start with their fried cheese it is delicious also the hummus. I love their chicken kebabs with basmati rice. Dog friendly and kid friendly. A nice place to visit with friends and family.

Thank bellacraftella .
Jacksonville, Florida
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387 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2016

One could always rely on good to very good Mediterranean food in this small, local hang out. So, what changed? Our latest visit found the falafel's to resemble frozen with a strange coriander after taste compared to previously awesome falafels. Similarly, the hummus, Baba ghanoush and tabbouleh were strangely, and uninspiringly different. After the visit I spoke with a friend... More 

Thank dmarun
Jacksonville, Florida
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189 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016

The food is actually very tasty--kebobs, dips & pita especially. If you eat indoors though you will be overpowered by the smoke (which will still smell on your clothes the next day!) Greek salad has way too much dressing, vinegar and salt. So if the temperature permits, sit outside. (unless you're doing hookahs)

Thank psf1
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125 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

One thing that I have learned by traveling to the Middle Eastern countries is that Arabic hospitality is very warm and accommodating. Casbah is no different. The new owner is very gracious and charming. Our server, Alianna, is attentive and patient, outgoing. The food was very freshly cooked and the vegetables platter, and hummus was quite tasty and fresh. The... More 

Thank PenmanUk
Lubbock, Texas, United States
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

This place has a great vibe. We visited on a Friday night and the place was full, but our group of 4 was able to get a table right away. The hookah was good - (not fantastic) - especially after we mentioned that it was getting harsh and the server came more often to change the coals. The food was... More 

Thank Linley J
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Walked here with our dogs. They staff was so nice and pet friendly. The food is great and the beer specials are good !!

Thank sunetenasee
Columbia, South Carolina
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2015

I love this place! I was in town for business and I went here with two of my coworkers. We don't have decent Middle Eastern food in my hometown, or hookah, and this sounded really appealing. The food was authentic, and I know good Middle Eastern Food, as I have spent a lot of time there. Try the stuffed grape... More 

Thank Eastwardgypsy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, French, Moroccan, Cafe
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3628 Saint Johns Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32205-9065
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-981-9966

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