Middle Eastern - 2011 Winners

Published Jul 27, 2011

From Hummus to Tahini, and Tabouleh to Baba Ghannouj what restaurants have you coming back for more?

2011 Winner

1. Al Wadi Lebanese Restaurant

Voters Love

"Incredible food - particularly for lunch, which is very reasonable. The mdardara is outrageous!"  via Kimm B.

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1249 Vfw Pky Boston MA 02132
2011 Runner-Up

2. Cafe Barada

Voters Love

"My family, friends and I have been going to this wonderful restaurant since it was a "hole-in-the-wall" --a tiny..."  via Doris L.

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2269 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge MA 02140
2011 Finalist

3. Shawarma King

Voters Love

"Coolidge Corner variety, a find"  via DJ Mr Ed Mullen

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1383 Beacon St Brookline MA 02446
2011 Finalist

4. Cafe Jaffa

Voters Love

"Turkish coffee, fantastic sandwiches, mind-blowing entrĂ©es, and a respectable beer/wine option :). Make sure to try some of..."  via Josh P.

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48 Gloucester St Boston MA 02115
2011 Finalist

5. Helmand Restaurant

Voters Love

"A friend with extensive experience in Afghanistan described Helmand as "truly authentic Afghan cuisine.... well not quite..."  via Ken O.

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143 1st St Cambridge MA 02142
Contest Overview
  • 82,572
    Total Votes
  • 26,623
  • 225

The 2011 Boston.com's A-List awards are based on more than 82,000 votes from local Boston-area experts.

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