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Zeina's Cafe & Catering

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607 Varick St, Utica, NY 13502-4025
+1 315-738-0297
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10:00 - 20:00
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Hours:
Wed 10:00 - 16:00
Thu - Sat 10:00 - 20:00
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Marcy, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is my favorite Mediterranean restaurant. I've been here many times, and it is consistently great! Nice casual family run restaurant. Bring your own alcohol.

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Thank Rylee14
Utica, New York
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Zeina's has the home cooked, family time atmosphere from the interior of the restaurant, to the food, to the family working there. A friend came to visit from out of town wishing for something new. We ordered take out and they couldn't get enough. They loved it and we plan on ordering again on the next visit!

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Thank kbick
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place has real, authentic, amazing Lebanese food... Plus, the owners are so kind and welcoming. What a treat. I go at least once per week!

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Thank Julie T
Coxsackie
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is all homemade. My first time at a Lebanese restaurant. The staff are all family and everyone is extremely nice and polite. Wasn't very fond of the music that was playing. Very clean place.

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Thank Jeffrey H
Utica, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

If you want fresh, delicious and great prices try Ziena's Cafe. It's a wonderful family owned place. The fried cauliflower is so wonderful and the chicken swarma is the best

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Cold Brook, New York
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66 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Loaded fries and lamb gyro and saranac soda can't go wrong. Filled both of us for lunch. It was busy but we were treated like the only customer with fantastic service. Gotta try this if u have not yet done so!

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Thank JohnS1026
Utica, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This restaurant doesn't look like much on the outside. Once you walk in, you are greeted by the owners and/or their children who also work there. You are treated like family!! The food is delicious each and every time!!

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Thank k13392
Utica, New York
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Zeina's is family run and they provide a wonderful experience. The atmosphere is not elegant but that is part of the charm. The food is the best middle eastern food I have had. There are many items on the menu from which to choose and they will have special items from time to time that are always a treat.

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Thank mhodge5300
Clark Mills, New York
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112 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Everything I have ever ordered has been great and since the owners and their family are the staff, you always get exceptional service. Everybody goes above and beyond to make sure that you have a great experience and a great meal, the owner even brings around little cups of Turkish coffee, it is strong but free so I always have... More 

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Utica, New York, United States
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

I would not let my dog eat here without him worry about food oiling place is dirty and just have bums in there asking for money or cig stay as far away fro this place

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 12
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Lebanese, Middle Eastern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Wednesday
10:00 - 16:00
Thursday
10:00 - 20:00
Friday
10:00 - 20:00
Saturday
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 607 Varick St, Utica, NY 13502-4025
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Utica
  • Phone Number: +1 315-738-0297

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