Restaurants

Egyptian in Queens

Kabab Cafe

Chef Ali is a larger-than-life personality and an anchor on the Steinway strip known as Little Egypt – though his creative, earthy food, often served straight from the frying pan to your plate, ranges much further t…
Egyptian in Queens

Mombar

A legendary restaurant in the Steinway strip of Arab businesses, Mombar is worth a visit for the decor alone – its collage style of found objects was assembled over years as chef Mustafa saved money to open the plac…
Moroccan in East Village & Lower East Side

Cafe Mogador

Family-run Mogador is a long-running NYC classic, serving fluffy piles of couscous, chargrilled lamb and merguez (a spicy lamb or beef sausage) over basmati rice, as well as satisfying mixed platters of hummus and b…
Moroccan in Downtown, Civic Center & SoMa

Cafe Zitouna

Surprise: this classic storefront diner serves home-style Moroccan cooking, from kebabs and falafel to savory lentil soup and slow-cooked lamb tagine stews. Friendly chef-owner Najid hails from Tunisia, his wife fro…
Moroccan in Old City & Society Hill

Marrakesh

The authentic Moroccan cuisines feast here comprises two appetizers, three main course dishes and two desserts. Plush, patterned carpets, cushions and low tables make a meal here feel like you're dining in the heart…
Moroccan in Charlestown

Tangierino

This unexpected gem transports guests from a colonial town house in historic Charles­town to a sultan’s palace in the Moroccan desert. North African specialties include harira (a traditional tomato and lentil soup),…