Highest-rated Middle Eastern restaurants in Tampa, according to Tripadvisor

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September 1, 2022
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Highest-rated Middle Eastern restaurants in Tampa, according to Tripadvisor

Middle Eastern food has gained significant popularity over the years, enjoying a jump of more than 30% in its inclusion on restaurant menus. Some of the most popular Middle Eastern dishes are baba ghannouj, hummus, falafel, tahini, tabouleh, pita bread, and (of course) baklava. Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated Middle Eastern restaurants in Tampa on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Restaurants on this list may have recently closed.

Keep reading to see if your favorite restaurant made the cut, and to discover new spots you haven't been to yet.

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#16. Istanbul Medterraenan Grill & Market

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (10 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: not available
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Turkish
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 8896 N Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33604-1416
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#15. Fountain Mediterranean & Sushi Bistro

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (33 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.5/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, International
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 238 E Davis Blvd, Tampa, FL 33606-3792
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#14. Little Greek Fresh Grill

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (18 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Greek
- Price: $
- Address: 2548 East Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33612
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#13. Paninoteca Mediterranean Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (73 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 519 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602-4810
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#12. Bayshore Mediterranean Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (37 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Turkish
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 6102 S Macdill Ave, Tampa, FL 33611-4779
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#11. Petra

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (50 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Lebanese, Middle Eastern
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4812 E Busch Blvd, Tampa, FL 33617-6088
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#10. Persia House of Kabob

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (38 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Middle Eastern, Persian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1441 E Fletcher Ave, Tampa, FL 33612-3633
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#9. Al-Sham Palace

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (15 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 19651 Bruce B Downs Blvd, Tampa, FL 33647-2445
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#8. La Pita Lebanese Taverna

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (12 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean
- Price: $
- Address: 14959 N Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33613-1612
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#7. Gyro Zone

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (15 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: not available
- Type of cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean
- Price: not available
- Address: 2709 University Square Dr, Tampa, FL 33612-5513
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#6. Tazza Turkish, Middle East and Mediterranean Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (43 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Turkish
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 5001 E Fowler Ave Suite D, Tampa, FL 33617-2187
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#5. Petra Express Mediterranean Cuisine

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (20 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 17503 Preserve Walk Ln, Tampa, FL 33647-3254
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#4. Falafel Inn Mediterranean Grill

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (66 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
- Price: $
- Address: 777 N Ashley Dr Suite B, Tampa, FL 33602-4356
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#3. Fresh Bites

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (43 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 11665 Countryway Blvd, Tampa, FL 33626-2739
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#2. Grape Leaf Express

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (56 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 10117 E Adamo Dr Suite 703, Tampa, FL 33619-2656
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#1. Byblos

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (208 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2832 S Macdill Ave Intersection Macdill and Bay to Bay, Tampa, FL 33629-7256
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