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Austin's 4 best spots to score affordable Middle Eastern food

Photo: Davod's Mediterranean Market & Restaurant/Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on March 17, 2020.

Looking to satisfy your appetite for Middle Eastern fare?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable Middle Eastern restaurants around Austin, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture when cravings strike.

1. Halal Bros

Photo: Alice L./Yelp

Topping the list is Halal Bros. Located at 2712 Guadalupe St. in West University, the New York-style halal spot is the highest-rated affordable Middle Eastern restaurant in Austin, boasting four stars out of 588 reviews on Yelp.

The locally-owned eatery offers casual comfort foods like kebabs, wraps, salads and rice platters. Traditional baklava, hummus and falafel is also available. 

2. The Halal Corner

Photo: noor w./Yelp

Next up is RMMA's The Halal Corner, situated at 1200 Barbara Jordan, Suite 300. With four stars out of 418 reviews on Yelp, the halal spot has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for an inexpensive option.

The menu features traditional Mediterranean barbecue dishes and Middle Eastern meals, including gyros (with meat and vegetarian options available), shawarma, salads and rice platters. Catering services are also available. 

3. Davod's Mediterranean Market & Restaurant

Photo: davod's mediterranean market & restaurant/Yelp

Davod's Mediterranean Market & Restaurant, located at 13497 N. Highway 183, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the low-priced international grocery store and eatery four stars out of 113 reviews.

"Our Mediterranean grocery offers breads, spices, cheeses, and other Middle Eastern and Mediterranean products that aren't offered in other grocery stores," states the business's Yelp profile. The casual Mediterranean and Middle Eastern spot serves soups, salads, kebabs, wraps and rice platters.

4. Shawarma Point

Photo: mimi l./Yelp

Shawarma Point, a Middle Eastern and Mediterranean food truck located downtown, is another cheap go-to, with four stars out of 78 Yelp reviews. Head over to 519 E. Seventh St. to check it out for yourself. 

On the menu, you'll find wraps, salads, basmati rice platters and sides of hummus, french fries and baklava. You can check out the calendar of events here.


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