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La Mediterranee

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The Castro
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288 Noe St, San Francisco, CA 94114-1525
+1 415-431-7210
11:00 - 22:30
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Redwood City, California
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Well located on Noe near Market Street, the restaurant is a great value and offers indoor and outdoor seating. I like to start with the hummus platter to share, then on the a lamb burger or the chicken with pomegranate. Love the Fillmore location too!

Thank David B
Tacoma, Washington
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467 reviews
335 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

La Mediterranee is a wonderful local cafe. Crowds of friends, couples and families all coalesce here to create a happy environment. Our waiter was so charming - the type you want to sit and join you. He took great care of us. The food is comforting and delicious. We loved our meal here! From the avgolemono soup to the filo... More 

Thank jay s
Chicago, Illinois
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I had an informal business lunch here on a Saturday, and it was a very pleasant experience. The service was attentive without being intrusive, and we all shared the meza lunch, which was a great way to sample a wide array of the delicacies on offer. The Moroccan mint tea is also delicious! I'd come back here if I were... More 

Thank Duncan1789
Salt Lake City, Utah
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64 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

The restaurant is a cozy little place in Lower Pacific Heights, with a homey vibe. It's crowded, which to me is always a good sign. We waited a few minutes at the bar for a table, but they had some unique beers (my first Armenian and Lebanese beers) to try. The meal it self was good to very good, but... More 

Thank Han K
Los Angeles, California
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

My first nite in the bay, and my friend found this place to eat with our kids, and we were pleasantly surprised, the hummus was so good my daughter couldn't get enough of it with warm pita bread, the flavors were amazing. we had little bit of everything.

Thank pgdulce
San Francisco, California
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

La Mediterranee has been serving delicious Middle Eastern food for decades & we've never had a bad experience there. The food is always delicious & the servers are very friendly & efficient.

Thank Dennis B
San Francisco, California
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663 reviews
451 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Met my Noe-dwelling friend here for lunch recently. This is a small cafe without table service. A decent array of omelets, sandwiches, etc. Strong coffee.

Thank Yog-Sothoth
Marlborough, United Kingdom
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273 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Just stopped by for s light lunch and went for the lentil salad and a beer, my wife had lentil soup and a cider. All excellent and the salad had plenty of nice leaf (no iceberg in sight!) plus lentils, feta, carrot, tomato and a nice dressing. They prepare everything fresh on site and it shows. Prices very reasonable and... More 

Thank Dave H
Cornwall Bridge, Connecticut
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Every time I am in SF I make a bee line for this place. Consistent, comfy, love the street/people watching and love the food. Always a perfect 10 on the food no matter the day of the week or time of day I have gone. Great value, friendly service and just really, really good food.

Thank SilverChef68
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Middle Eastern food done right, this neighborhood institution has been serving delicious hummus, falafels, lamb and chicken, and a incredible salads for over 20 years. It has survived this long because it's so good, and reasonably priced. If your visiting, come here and eat like a local.

Thank kwine

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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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 288 Noe St, San Francisco, CA 94114-1525
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Castro
  • Neighbourhood: The Castro
  • Phone Number: +1 415-431-7210

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

Staying in The Castro

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The Castro
A flourishing commercial area that acts as San Francisco's LGBT community center and cultural heart, the Castro is a neighbourhood welcome to everyone. As one of the first predominantly LGBT neighbourhoods in the United States and currently its largest, it remains one of the epicenters of activism in the nation. Grand theatres and glitzy shops now compete with bars and fashionable eateries for attention, drawing visitors from around the world to the bright rainbow flag acting as its beacon.
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