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Shish Mediterranean Grill & Cafe

1668 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-1804
+1 651-690-2212
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“hummus” (27 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern, Turkish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1668 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-1804
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got Uber Eats from here, so I can’t really comment on the service; however, the food didn’t include utensils....kinda disappointing if you are staying in a hotel...The kofte was amazing as was the lamb. The baba ganoush was very good as was the spinach...More

Thank Durwood N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to this establishment for an early dinner. My daughter recommended it.` I was not really into the Mediterranean idea for a meal but she said they had burgers. DO THEY!!! I had one of the best tasting burgers I have had in a...More

Thank rmarkzimm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to try Shish for dinner one week night. It is close to a couple of colleges and was kind of busy, but we were still able to get a table. We both tried kababs - mine was the kefta kabob and my husband...More

Thank mozartMinneapolis
Reviewed 16 March 2018

What a cute place and a wonderful find! I had Dolmas, hummus, and the vegan lentil soup. My friend had triple kabobs. We both THOROUGHLY enjoyed our meals! The atmosphere has an old European feel to it and the employees are friendly. I'll definitely be...More

Thank suzb_00
Reviewed 1 March 2018

it takes us at least 30 minutes to get to Shish from where we live and it is still well worth the trip! The food is always fresh and good, the prices are quite reasonable, the owner, Leo is usually there working in the kitchen...More

Thank Dewey G
Reviewed 1 March 2018

My husband and I checked this place out and wow, were we impressed! I ordered the Gyro in the pita, which is served with rice, and my husband ordered the gyro wrap with fries. It's amazing how much food you get for the cost. I...More

Thank Jennyj2boys
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Brought my daughter and her friend here for her birthday. I had the chicken shawarma, daughter had lamb kebabs, and friend had Mediterranean chicken sandwich. We shared a huge Greek salad and had enough leftover for her lunch the next day. All was really good...More

Thank travelgal02
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

We stopped at Shish to warm every bone in our body with delicious savory food before freezing outside at the Ice Castle. We love the generous portions of gyro sandwich. The fries are spiced well and are yummy! As always, we indulge on the wonderful...More

1  Thank Patricia P
Reviewed 16 December 2017

Recently did take out for brunch with 14 people. As always, food was excellent. We had gyros, chicken shwarma, falafal, hummus. Plus amazing desserts. Everything was great. One recent reviewer apparently does not understand that you seat yourself - and that you go to counter...More

1  Thank Seniordad
Reviewed 16 December 2017

You order at the counter and the perky wait staff bring your dishes to your table. It's a small restaurant with a loyal local following. We ordered the Hummus plate, chicken shawarma, fried cauliflower, red lentil soup (yum!), a vegetarian wrap, and some garbanzo beans....More

Thank HereWeGo282
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Response from Ray Q | Reviewed this property |
Street parking all over the neighborhood and a small parking lot almost directly across the street.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 11
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1668 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-1804
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-690-2212
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