The Top 8 Must-Try Middle Eastern Restaurants in Mississauga

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On the hunt for the best Middle Eastern restaurants in Mississauga to visit?

I absolutely adore Middle Eastern cuisine – anything with an abundance of spices and mouthwatering flavors is right up my alley, and Middle Eastern food checks all those boxes!

Mississauga is home to a multitude of incredible Middle Eastern restaurants, offering everything from casual eateries to more upscale dining experiences.

Here are some of the best Middle Eastern restaurants to visit in Mississauga!

Middle Eastern/Mediterranean cuisine:

Discover the rich flavors of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine with these recommendations:

Best Middle Eastern Food in Mississauga

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Located at 1510 Dundas St E, Osmow's offers a delightful mix of Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, and fast-food fare.

The atmosphere is casual and inviting, making it the perfect spot for a quick and satisfying meal.

Their famous Shawarma plate is a must-try, featuring juicy chicken or beef piled high with rice, salad, and your choice of toppings.

For a lighter option, consider their falafel wrap – crispy, well-seasoned falafel balls are paired with fresh veggies and tahini sauce.

Whatever you choose, you can expect a mouth-watering meal that will keep you coming back for more.

Paramount Fine Foods

Situated at 1290 Crestlawn Dr, Paramount Fine Foods is your go-to destination for authentic Middle Eastern and Lebanese cuisine.

The moment you walk in, you'll be impressed by the elegant décor and welcoming atmosphere.

Their menu features a wide variety of dishes, from mixed grill platters to delectable mezza.

Don't miss their signature Manakeesh, a warm and flavorful Lebanese flatbread, served with your choice of toppings such as zaatar, cheese, or minced beef.

Complete your meal with a slice of baklava and a cup of strong, aromatic Turkish coffee.

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Lazeez Shawarma

Lazeez Shawarma, located at 888 Dundas St E, is a Middle Eastern and Mediterranean fast-food gem in Mississauga.

Known for their generously-sized shawarma wraps, they're also famous for their Lazeez on the Rocks, a unique dish featuring chicken or beef shawarma atop a bed of seasoned fries, drizzled with their signature sauces.

For a vegetarian option, try their falafel wrap, brimming with crunchy falafel balls, fresh vegetables, and a tangy tahini dressing.

The casual setting makes it a perfect spot for a quick and tasty meal on-the-go.

Tarboosh Restaurant

Tarboosh Restaurant, located at 3050 Confederation Pkwy, is a charming Middle Eastern and Lebanese eatery offering a diverse selection of dishes.

The warm and inviting atmosphere makes it an excellent choice for a family dinner or a date night.

Start with their hot and cold mezze options like baba ganoush, tabbouleh, and cheese rolls.

For the main course, their mixed grill platter is a great choice – it features an assortment of perfectly grilled meats such as shish tawook, kofta kebab, and lamb chops.

Round off your meal with a piece of kunafa and a refreshing glass of mint lemonade.

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Taza Xpress

Located at 5130 Dixie Rd, Taza Xpress is a fast-food haven for Middle Eastern and Lebanese cuisine lovers.

Known for their mouth-watering shawarma, they also serve a variety of delicious wraps and plates.

Don't miss their spicy chicken wrap, packed with tender, juicy chicken and bursting with flavor.

Their vegetarian options, such as the cauliflower wrap, are just as satisfying. The casual atmosphere and friendly service make it a great place for a quick lunch or dinner.

Watan Kabob

Watan Kabob, situated at 55 Matheson Blvd E, specializes in Middle Eastern and Afghan cuisine, with an emphasis on halal options. The warm and welcoming atmosphere makes it an ideal spot for a family gathering or dinner with friends.

Watan Kabob Mixed Platter, offers a scrumptious assortment of skewered meats such as chicken tandoori, beef teka, and lamb kofta.

Be sure to try their delicious Kabuli Palaw, a fragrant rice dish with tender chunks of lamb and carrots, garnished with raisins and almonds.

For a vegetarian option, the Aushak dumplings are a must-try – delicate pasta filled with leeks and topped with a rich tomato and yogurt sauce.

Complete your meal with a cup of traditional Afghan tea and a piece of baklava for a sweet ending.

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Reyan Restaurant

Location: 4185 Shipp Dr, Mississauga, ON L6Z 2Y9, Canada

On my visit to Reyan Restaurant, I was eager to try their signature dish, the Reyan Mixed Grill.

This generous platter includes a variety of tender, juicy meats such as shish tawook, kefta kebab, and beef shawarma. The flavors were rich and aromatic, making it a real treat for the taste buds.

Don't forget to sample their creamy hummus and the tangy tabbouleh salad.

The kunafa dessert was the perfect way to end the meal – a delectable combination of crispy pastry, soft cheese, and a drizzle of sweet syrup.

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Location: 2273 Dundas St W Unit 11, Mississauga, ON L5K 2L8, Canada

Almonasabah is a hidden gem in Mississauga that serves up delicious Yemeni cuisine.

I started my meal with the savory lentil soup and their scrumptious sambusas, which were filled with seasoned minced meat.

The main attraction was their Mandi dish, a traditional slow-cooked chicken with fragrant basmati rice, bursting with flavors of various spices.

For dessert, I enjoyed a slice of their delightful basbousa, a semolina cake soaked in syrup and topped with almonds.

Best Middle Eastern Restaurants in Mississauga

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Restaurant Cuisine Price Range Rating
Osmow's Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Fast Food $$ 4.4
Paramount Fine Foods Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Mediterranean $$ 4.3
Lazeez Shawarma Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Fast Food $$ 4.2
Tarboosh Restaurant Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Lebanese $$ 4.4
Taza Xpress Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Fast Food $$ 4.2
Watan Kabob Middle Eastern, Afghan, Halal $$ 4.3
Reyan Restaurant Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Halal $$ 4.5
Almonasabah Middle Eastern, Yemeni $$$ 4.6
Anoush Shawarma Middle Eastern, Fast Food $$ 4.3
The Nilgiri Kitchen Middle Eastern, Indian, Halal $$ 4.4

These were some of the best Middle Eastern restaurants in Mississauga to visit!

Have you tried any of these Middle Eastern restaurants in Mississauga? What are the best places to get Middle Eastern food in Mississauga in your opinion? Let me know!


  • Elizabeth Demolat

    Elizabeth Demolat is a Foodie, travel and lifestyle writer. Elizabeth loves exploring new destinations. Right now, Elizabeth is focused on finding cool local spots and taking trips through the southeastern Canada.

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