Monday, November 28, 2011

Raouche Cafe

I met my friend Carrie the other day for lunch and we decided we were in the mood for some Lebanese. I was looking up places to see if there were anything halfway in between us and Raouche Cafe looked like a winner. The place smelled AMAZING when I stepped inside and I knew it was going to be good.
Every Lebanese restaurant I go to I have to order their version of Fettoush $5.75. This version wasn't bad, the dressing was a little sweeter then I am used to, but overall a good salad.
We also split an order of Kibbeh $3.95 (ground beef and wheat stuffed with ground beef, onions and pine nuts). Sooo good. I highly recommend getting this-it may look different, but it is really good and not to intense flavor wise for those hesitant to try new things. 
I decided to try their Beef Kabobs $10.25. The meat was tender, flavorful and good quality.
C ordered the Chicken Shawarma platter $10.45 (thinly sliced chicken served with a garlic sauce). This was really good too, but the garlic sauce they serve on the side is crazy intense, enough to ward of vampires...or you know anyone within a 5 foot radius.
The food was good, the service was good and the prices were good. The only bad thing is that this place is not closer to my house!

Grade: B+

703-205-9099
2839 Gallows Road
Falls Church, VA
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3 comments:

  1. Looks so very good! Thank you for sharing such a tempting meal with me, and thank you for your kind words on my blog! I hope you are having a happy start to your week!

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  2. Lebanese food is something I have never had. While all of these do look delicious, I am most intrigued with the Kibbeh. I will need to scout around for a recipe on that to try! Thanks for sharing your dining adventure and inspiring me to try some Lebanese food!

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  3. How did you pick out what to eat.. it all looks so good. :) Thanks for sharing this great cafe with us.

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