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Desert Rose

) #9 of 84 Restaurants in Media ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mediterranean, Middle Eastern,
305 W State St, Media, PA 19063-2615
+1 484-442-8012
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“baklava” (9 reviews)
“pita bread” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:00All hours
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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305 W State St, Media, PA 19063-2615
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Reviews (92)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We shared the hummus falafel platter and the beet salad- generous portions, quite tasty and as a byob, it's a good place for a casual meal. Would come back for the falafel which was excellent/ my favorite

1  Thank 2MilesforaCookie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellence when you least expect and when delivered without fuss and pomp is something we all aspire for in many things. Desert Rose delivered that with the Chicken Shawarma spicy and non spicy variety that made conversation stop and worrying about a car parking ticket...More

2  Thank SudNan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've had Shakshuka Kefta and the Short Ribs with Hummus. Can't decide which is my favorite. The Spicy Carrot side is delicious. Great value as it is BYOB.

1  Thank jpalka6067
Reviewed 15 May 2017

1 review 2.0 star rating 5/13/2017 The service here was the WORST I have ever had. Once the waitress, Wendy, took our order, she never came back to the table once. When food was served, plates were placed at the corners of the table, away...More

Thank Travelina14
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Had been wanting to try this place for a while, based on great reviews. We walked in on a quiet Sunday for a late lunch. We were the only ones there at first. Very friendly service. We ordered the Moroccan tomato soup and a Desert...More

Thank Rikter
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Went for dinner last night. I had falafel and hummus and my wife had sharma and hummus. I also had a tomato based soup. Everything was great plus the restaurant is a BYOB. We will be returning to Desert Rose soon.

1  Thank AmigoPennsylvania
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I'm late on the bandwagon, but this place is a great addition to Media! I ordered the chicken shawarma and hummus. It also came with pita and carrot salad (you can pick from 4-5 types) Everything was excellent. Can't wait to try more on the...More

1  Thank Shopaholic_x0
Reviewed 18 March 2017

This is an Israeli restaurant trying to prepare Lebanese food and it is just not authentic. The pita are mushy, the hummus had a preserved sort of taste. If you want really delicious Arabic food try an Arabic restaurant like Cedars in Malvern. Their food...More

Thank 1Nancy44
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We really enjoyed our meals of Kefta and hummus. It was very well made and we enjoyed the atmosphere and reasonable cost

Thank Pat F
Reviewed 17 January 2017

If you like middle east food this place is for you. The food is fresh and prepared in front of you. Staff is happy and helpful. Suggest that you feast on the appetizers, that way you can get a variety of delicacies and enjoy some...More

1  Thank Paul H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 W State St, Media, PA 19063-2615
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Media
  • Phone Number: +1 484-442-8012
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