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Makarios Kabob and Grill

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940 20th St S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2610
+1 205-731-7414
12:00 - 22:30
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 22:30
Sat 18:00 - 22:30
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Eagleville, Pennsylvania
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196 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and reasonably priced. This restaurant is very informal. Would almost remind you of a take out only place, but they also have great wait staff.

Thank Marc19002
Columbus, Mississippi, United States
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here with a group before a concert at the BJCC. Staff was nice and service was quick. Should note that there is no bar and drink selection is very limited. Hummus is good. Accompanying pita is store bought. The stuffed grape leaves were good. Entrees were just average. Nothing terrible but nothing to make them stand out from any... More 

Thank Tom V
Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

we always love the food at Makarios!! best Hummus anywhere... creamy... best lentil soup anywhere as well... Great Schwarma, gyro meat , chicken Kebob all are good

Thank Scott G
Arley, Alabama
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent Hommus! Could eat it on everything! Had shawarma and spouse had shawarma salad. Both were excellent. Good service and very clean restaurant in downtown (Five Points area) Birmingham. Will be back again.

Thank Gretchenholc
Auburn, Alabama
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Each time I come to Birmingham, I head straight to Makarios. My family and I haven't had anything on the menus we didn't like. Everything has been delicious. Today I got the Lamb Shawarma and my wife got the Lamb wrap. Mine was delicious, then I grabbed a bite of hers and it was even better. Always quick service and... More 

Thank Charlie C
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

I had a kind of chicken kabok with basmati rice (don't remember the name of the dish). I ate in but I could see people coming in for take out. I'd go again if I am in Birmingham again.

Thank EndlessRoadGuy
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

The staff is always friendly and welcoming. Their entire menu is very good, my husband is obsessed with their chicken Sajji sandwich, I love the Baba Gannooj and Mojadra Wrap. Great place for vegetarians!

Thank Lina G
Birmingham, Alabama
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Makarios is by far the best middle eastern restaurant in Birmingham. Food and service are always excellent. Large variety of menu choices and each is consistently perfected every visit. The vegetarian hummus gallaba is my go to dinner and it should be requested spicy!

Thank Chad P
Birmingham, Alabama
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

I liked this place, there is not bad food by good price. But today I was surprised by service. It was not nice. I'm not sure that I'll be back. In UAB location we have one more cafe with the same food. Please, be nice with your customers next time!

Thank Ольга С
Birmingham, Alabama
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Makario's has an incredibly friendly staff and a wonderful selection of vegan food! It always takes me a while to order because I have so many choices. The hummus, garlic veggie gallabah, falafel burger, fries, tahini sauce, smoothies, and juices are all fantastic, and they've got the best lentil soup in town. Bonus: they're open late on weekends, a rarity... More 

Thank rdrgrl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegan Options, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 940 20th St S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2610
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-731-7414

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