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Cafe Munir

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2408 NW 80th St, Seattle, WA 98117-4449
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun 16:00 - 20:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Seattle, Washington
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66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This small Lebanese restaurant is a Loyal Heights neighborhood gem. Chef/Owner Rajah Gargour grew up in Lebanon and Jordan. He serves traditional meze: Middle Eastern small plates presented family style in the middle of the table. Eating here is more like eating at the home of a great cook than a “fine dining” establishment. The atmosphere is casual, the food... More 

Thank seahawksfoodie
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We've visited Munir a number of times and are always happy with the service and the food! Wonderful neighborhood restaurant!

Thank climber_dave
Shoreline, Washington
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61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We met with dear friends last night for a casual dinner. The Sunday night chef's choice tasting menu was so much fun! Our server was prompt, professional and efficient, but the food was the star. Two very different but brilliant treatments of beets (normally, I'm not a fan, but these were both outstanding!) were among perhaps a dozen small plates... More 

Thank John F
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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76 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Cafe Munir can easily be in the Seattle Top 50 hands down. The food is always consistently amazing and every person that goes there with us, falls in love with it. Have never had a bad dish there. The service is always on point as well. I would definitely suggest making a reservation, as it can get very crowded and... More 

Thank Dermop
Pompano Beach, Florida
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69 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

I went here on the advice of a colleague and was not disappointed. The employees were exceptionally friendly and helpful and the food was amazing. We started off with the bubbling lamb hummus - it amazing - don't miss it.

Thank stephiepie_miami
Seattle, WA
Level Contributor
62 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Café Munir has an outstanding collection of small plates and dinner items on the menu. It is one of our favorite restaurants anywhere. Delectable food, great atmosphere (relatively quiet even when full of people) and considerate, polite staff who do everything they can to help you meet any food needs including gluten-free and vegetarian if needed. Be sure to make... More 

Thank JeanAtHome
Seattle, Washington
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706 reviews
380 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

This restaurant is located north of Ballard. Easy to find on 80th. Make sure that you make a reservation if you're going for dinner on the weekend. The small plates are delicious. We had roasted cauliflower which was really good. I also enjoyed the beets as well as the Hommous bil Tahini. We also enjoyed a Lebanese full bodied red... More 

Thank Alec D
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

We've been to Cafe Munir twice in the past year and loved it each time. Start with an inventive whiskey cocktail or whatever their pour-of-the-week is and you'll be all set for their full selection of authentic mezzes, savory pastries and kabobs. You can't go wrong with sizzling lamb hummus, labneh with beets or grilled eggplant. Throw in a couple... More 

Thank David B
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198 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Took a Lyfft to get to this restaurant. Called before going in to find about the wait. Told to come right in. Was never told until we arrived that they had not received their shipment of lamb and beef and they had run out of lamb and beef. Had small portions including hummus, asparagus and green beans. Good but not... More 

Thank jogijogi99
Seattle, Washington
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148 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

the food was fantastic, and the menu had a pretty good variety of options. The space is small, and reservations are often necessary.

Thank am918

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
16:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2408 NW 80th St, Seattle, WA 98117-4449
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: 206-783-4190

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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?