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Aladdin Cafe
903 S. Rural Rd.
Tempe, Arizona 85283
From University Drive and Rural, go south a few blocks. Restaurant is one the left (east) side of the street, adjacent to Priya Indian Cafe.
Visit VegGuide.org for complete info and review!

Byblos Restaurant
3332 S Mill Ave
Tempe,  AZ 85282-4933

Cafe Istanbul
903 S Rural Rd
Tempe,  AZ 85281-2029
Visit VegGuide.org for complete info and review!

Cafe Sahara
3641 E Baseline Rd #Q-100
Gilbert, AZ 85234
 Located at Val Vista and Baseline, right off the 60
Excellent vegan selection!  Recently started new vegan buffet on Wednesday evenings!  Outstanding baba ganoush, hummus, falafel, etc! All vegan items (and there are a lot of them) are clearly marked on the menu.  Highly recommend this restaurant!

Caspian - Middle Eastern/Persian
7000 E. Shea Blvd. #1580
Scottsdale, Arizona 85254
Just west of Shea Blvd. and Scottsdale Rd, on the northeast corner of Shea and 70th St.

Chanpen Thai Cuisine
13828 N. 51st Ave.
Glendale, Arizona
Located at the northwest corner of 51st Ave. and Thunderbird Rd.
Visit VegGuide.org for complete info and review!

Eden's Grill
13843 N Tatum Blvd. Suite 20
Phoenix, AZ  85032  (NE corner of Tatum and Thunderbird)
They have many vegan appetizers and a vegetarian section on their menu:  Hummus, Baba Ganouj, Dolmeh, Falafel.  The appetizer platter is vegan except for the dip, which they can leave off.  Lentil Soup (they assured me it had no meat products in it)  Veggie Patty: combination of cauliflower, potato, parsely, flour and spices ground into a patty.  Served with basmati rice and skewered bell peppers, onions and tomatoes. Eden's vegetarian dish: Veggie patties, falafel, dolmeh served on basmati rice with skewered bell peppers, onions and tomatoes.  Dolmeh: Stuffed grape leaves filled with rice, chopped onions, dill weed, olive oil, mint and spices.  It is served with yogurt dip, but can be ordered without.  The only lunch/pita they have is a Falafel Sandwich: Crispy fried chick peas and spices in pita with lettuce, tomatoes, onions and tahini sauce.  They assured me there was no yogurt in the tahini (didn't taste like it had any).

Efes Turkish Cuisine
1701 East Guadalupe Road
Tempe, Arizona 85283
From US 60, exit at McClintock and go south to Guadalupe. Take a right there and then the first left into the strip mall (southwest corner of McClintock and Guadalupe Rd.)
Visit VegGuide.org for complete info and review!

Fattoush Mediterranean Restaurant (formerly Green Leaf Cafe)
4426 N.19th Ave 
Phoenix AZ 85015
Offers many vegetarian entrees.  Prices range from $3.95 to $8.95

Haji Baba
1513 E. Apache Blvd
(on Apache between Rural and McClintock)
open till 8pm
Falafel plate or sandwich, hummus, stuffed grape leaves - only 50 cents each!, and more.

King Tut
1125 E. Apache Blvd
(on Apache & Terrace)
open till 11pm
* Falafel
* Torley Curry

Layalena Restaurant
1290 N. Scottsdale Rd
Tempe, AZ  85281
Hummus, baba ganouj, falafel, mhammarra, (tabboule, Fattoush,greek salad) and dolma (wara enab).  Also they have entertainment Thu, Fri, Sat ... free belly dance class every Thursdays 7pm

Princess Market
2620 W. Broadway Rd. Mesa AZ
Fairly new to the valley, wide rage of Vegetarian foods from everything from falafel sandwiches to Greek salads.  The hummus is to die for!!!  

Middle Eastern Bakery & Deli
3052 N. 16th St. (16th Street near Thomas)
vegan falafel, pitas, hummus, baba ganouj, and more

Mediterranean House
1588 E. Bethany Home Rd. (W of 16th St)

Persian Garden Cafe
1335 W Thomas Rd 
Phoenix, AZ  85013-4209
Right across the street from Phoenix College on the south side of Thomas just west of 15th Ave.

Phoenicia Cafe
616 S. Forest Ave.
Tempe, AZ  85281
Delicious veg options!  Casual atmosphere.

Pita House
7210 E 1st Ave
Scottsdale,  AZ 85251 - 4404
veggie combos I & II and  falafel sandwich

Pita Jungle
480-804-0234 at 1250 E. Apache Blvd. (E of Rural, N side of road) in Tempe-Warning- Baba ganoush at this location contains dairy
480-855-3232 at 1949 W. Ray Rd. in Chandler
480-922-7482 at 7366 E Shea Blvd in Scottsdale,  AZ 85260 - 6471
44th Street and Indian School, Phoenix- Warning- Baba ganoush at this location contains dairy
Mediterranean/California style, lots of bean and tofu dishes, everything comes in, on, or with a pita.  

The Pita Pit 
120 E. University suite C
Tempe, AZ  85281
They have 7 pita wraps listed under "Vegetarian".  The sandwiches are made "Subway"-style where you pick out your toppings while they make it in front of you.  You can have them microwave the falafel so it is not cooked on the same grill as the meat.  They are across University from ASU and are open really late (until 2 or 3am.)  Visit their website at www.PitaPit.com

The Roost 
7369 W Bell Rd 

Glendale, AZ
Middle Eastern, with a lot of meat, but they have a dedicated vegan falafel fryer.  You do have to ask them to not warm pitas on the grill.  They also have hummus and a few other items.

4747 E Bell Rd
Phoenix, AZ  85032
They have a lot of vegan food.  The two vegetarian plates do come with spinach pie.  I have not ordered those to find out if they can be left off.  They have good falafel and baba ganouj, they have a hummus pita, and more.  They mark everything on their menu that is vegetarian, but you do have to look out for items with cheese.  They are very accommodating!

Tasty Kabob
1250 E. Apache Blvd
Tempe AZ  85281  (on Apache between Rural and McClintock - next to Pita Jungle)
* Vegetable Kabob

Urban Cafe - Mediterranean
1212 E. Apache Blvd
Tempe, AZ   85281 

Yusef's Middle Eastern Restaurant Grocery & Deli
15238 N. Cave Creek
Phoenix AZ 85032


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