Highest-rated Middle Eastern restaurants in Washington, D.C., according to Tripadvisor

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September 1, 2022
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Highest-rated Middle Eastern restaurants in Washington, D.C., 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 Washington, D.C. 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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#30. Cafe Divan

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (186 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Turkish
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1834 Wisconsin Ave NW Georgetown Hill Inn, Washington DC, DC 20007-2301
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#29. Roti

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (22 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Fast Food, Mediterranean
- Price: $
- Address: 1629 K St. NW, Washington DC, DC 20006
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#28. Mezeh Mediterranean Grill (Crystal City)

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (80 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Lebanese, Fast Food
- Price: $
- Address: 2450 Crystal Dr, Arlington, VA 22202-4812
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#27. Yafa Grille

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (13 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Middle Eastern, Fast Food
- Price: $
- Address: 1025 19th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-5103
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#26. Roti

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (57 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Fast Food, Mediterranean
- Price: $
- Address: 470 L'Enfant Plaza S Bldg., Washington DC, DC 20024
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#25. Micho's Lebanese Grill

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (16 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Lebanese, Middle Eastern
- Price: $
- Address: 500 H St NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-3377
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#24. Muncheez Mania

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (25 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Lebanese
- Price: $
- Address: 1071 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-6144
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#23. Amsterdam Falafelshop

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (24 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.5/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Fast Food
- Price: $
- Address: 429 Lenfant Plz SW Suite 420 in the South Food Court Promenade Level, Washington DC, DC 20024-6133
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#22. Little Sesame

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (10 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Mediterranean
- Price: $
- Address: 1828 L St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-5104
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#21. Moby Dick

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (40 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Middle Eastern
- Price: $
- Address: 1300 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-1703
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#20. Albi

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (14 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1346 4th St SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-2597
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#19. Afghan Grill

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (149 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Afghan, Middle Eastern
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2309 Calvert St NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-2603
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#18. MeJana

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (254 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2300 Wilson Blvd at the corner of Clarendon Blvd & Adams St, Arlington, VA 22201-5424
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#17. George's the King of Falafel

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (43 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Middle Eastern
- Price: $
- Address: 1205 28th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-3361
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#16. Yafa Grille

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (21 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
- Price: $
- Address: 1400 I St NW, Washington DC, DC 20005-2208
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#15. Lapis

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (197 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Middle Eastern, Afghan
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1847 Columbia Rd NW Between North Biltmore Street & North Mintwood Pl, Washington DC, DC 20009-2005
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#14. Olivia

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (35 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 800 F St NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-1505
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#13. Moby Dick House of Kabob

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (175 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Fast Food, Middle Eastern
- Price: $
- Address: 1070 31st St NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-4405
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#12. Sababa Israeli Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (88 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 3311 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-1302
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#11. Falafel Inc

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (56 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Mediterranean
- Price: $
- Address: 1210 Potomac St NW b/t N Prospect St & N M St in Georgetown, Washington DC, DC 20007-3211
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#10. Meze Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (133 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Turkish
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2437 18th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-2003
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#9. Ottoman Taverna

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (126 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Turkish
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 425 I Street North West Between K & I On 4th Street Side, Washington DC, DC 20001-2542
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#8. Mama Ayesha's Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (152 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Middle Eastern, Lebanese
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1967 Calvert St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-1501
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#7. Lebanese Taverna

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (283 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1101 S Joyce St, Arlington, VA 22202-2064
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#6. Shouk

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (90 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Middle Eastern
- Price: $
- Address: 655 K St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-2385
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#5. Agora

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (509 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Turkish
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1527 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-6233
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#4. Maydan

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (147 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1346 Florida Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-4838
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#3. Amsterdam Falafelshop

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (323 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Fast Food, Mediterranean
- Price: $
- Address: 2425 18th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-2003
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#2. Lebanese Taverna

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,074 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Lebanese, Middle Eastern
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2641 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-1522
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#1. Zaytinya by Jose Andres

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (4,538 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 701 9th St NW Corner G Streets, Washington DC, DC 20001-4572
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