534 E. Oltorf, 512/326-2001
Hours: Sun.-Thu., 11am-10pm; Fri.-Sat., 11am-11pm
The big deli case is full of baklava, fruit, flowers, and marinating lamb and beef. The portions here are enormous, and everything on the menu is made from scratch.
Comfortable and unpretentious, Alborz captures the essentials of Persia's rich and astoundingly varied culinary heritage. The daily lunch buffet is highly recommended.
3300 W. Anderson #300, 512/420-2222
Lebanese food trailer.
3225 Amy Donovan Plaza, 512/758-3377
This fusion of Middle Eastern and barbecue features dishes such as Boy Dakar lamb burger, and yassa chicken quesadilla.
4204 Manchaca Rd., 512/769-9560