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Zaina Food Drinks & Friends

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108 Cherry St, Seattle, WA 98104-2206
+1 206-624-5687
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 20:00
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81 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

I try Mediterranean food for the best time in London and then while Living there and travelling through Europe I learn to love this taste ... years after and even after being in Egypt I have found the best !!!!! By far the best falafel and gyros ever in the heart of Seattle close to pikes market !!!! The staff... More 

Thank Loremarti
Pomona, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Was looking for some Mediterranean food and came across Zaina's. Restaurant is setup with a high counter, so it is not obvious were to order. Gentleman behind the counter did not greet us not ask if we needed help, keeping in mind we were the only ones trying to order. After ordering and receiving my food, awkward pause, and I... More 

Thank ppkjr1963
Cairo, Egypt
1 review
Reviewed 27 July 2016

terrible tasteless food, their food quality is so bad that i even couldn't finish my Shesh Kebab plate. plus the guy who was there is very very very rude and aggressive, even he refused to give us an itemised bill of my order!

Thank ashrafelsheikh
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688 reviews
262 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

After a couple of years of visiting Zaina, I can't say I've ever had a bad meal. The schwarma and other options are tasty, and made to order while you wait. The downside of the place is the options for eating there are limited, and alas, since it's next to Lake City Way, it can get noisy. Best option is... More 

Thank hfulghum
South San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Wish I could give these guys less than 1 star. Very rude person who did not acknowledge the fact that there was water in the shawarma plate that he served us. In fact, the person went on saying that he will charge me double next time I visit that place since I complained about the food !!! Bad Ambiance, Bad... More 

Thank SajalManandhar
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204 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Nice place for a quick bite. Had lamb shawarma sandwich. Quite filling. The pita bread was commercial out of a packet. Would recommend getting pita, bread from a local vendor. Meat was good, not exceptional. Lone staff member was friendly. Clean place, reasonably priced.

Thank jogijogi99
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112 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2016

From the street, the restaurant looks unimposing behind the neon signage advertising its offerings. Inside, the food is served quickly in very basic dining surroundings. The menu is standard fare that you order at the counter and carry to your table. The lentil soup is particularly good. The dishes appear to be assembled from precooked components. Prices are somewhat high... More 

Thank rexpig
san diego
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2015

I recently ate lunch at the Zaina on Lake City Way. The food was fantastic. I had the lamb gyro plate, and it was deliciously spiced and piping hot. Don't come here expecting any atmosphere. It's right on a busy street, and there are only a few tables inside. But the food is worth your while, believe me.

Thank kennySanDiego
Seattle, Washington
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126 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2015

This place makes me happy from the warmth of the greeting by the woman at the register, to the upbeat interactions between the staff as they take an order, to the brightly colored indoor patio to the delicious food. It's kind of a quick-service joint, and most people I've seen coming in here pick up take-out, but it's a really... More 

Thank gatos-del-mundo
Morrison, Colorado
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Was really excited about trying something different in the Seattle area. Not a family joint, the guy behind the counter was rude to the customers as well as us. Just decided to leave and take our business elsewhere.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$8
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Fast food, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 Cherry St, Seattle, WA 98104-2206
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 206-624-5687

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