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looking for a good Mediterranean/Lebanese/Persian Restaurant

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for a Mezza Veg sampler,, Greek Salad Hummus etc. Also, anything good a an Indian veg rest you might recommend? Thx in advance! J

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  1. I like Tino's myself. Pretty good bang for your buck there, and the tabouleh is usually pretty fresh as well. Swad is the name for Indian Veg.

    1. Arpeggio Grill is my preferred place for Mediterranean. There is a Lebanese place on Oltorf next to Curra's called Tarbouch, although I haven't been there. Alborz for Persian food is pretty good. I really like their Stewed beef in pomegranate sauce and their sour cherry rice.

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      Arpeggio Grill
      6619 Airport Blvd, Austin, TX 78752

      1. 2nding Arpeggio. No filler in the tabouli, excellent hummus, and the falafel is perfectly fried. I can also recommend the kofta kabob. Last time I was there, they had a meat and 3 option for a very reasonable price (maybe 6-7 bucks?).

        1. While the atmosphere leaves something to be desired (florescent lights - yuck!), the food is fresh and delicious. I particularly love the vege dishes - the eggplant, the peas, the hummus. The lamb shank is delicious - when they have it. The tabuleh has too much parsley for my tastes, but it is always fresh and nicely flavored. The dessert pastries are not made in house, but they're alright. Really good value for the price.

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          Dimassis Mediterrenean Buffet
          12636 Research Blvd, Austin, TX 78759

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          1. re: oboemama

            Alborz's lunch buffet, and dinner buffet on the weekends, is a deal. Large variety of tasty food.

          2. Arpeggio Grill and Alborz are my two favorites in town as well. Alborz is a step up in niceness decor wise, but both have great food. I think both also have been around a long time, many years.

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            Arpeggio Grill
            6619 Airport Blvd, Austin, TX 78752