Best Middle Eastern Restaurant: Jerusalem Shawarma & Bakery
Located in northwest Calgary, Jerusalem Shawarma & Bakery specializes in authentically prepared Mediterranean cuisine. Bringing together Palestinian ingredients in hundred-year old recipes that have been passed down generation by generation, Jerusalem Shawarma wins Calgary’s Best Middle Eastern by a landslide for another year. You may be dining in Calgary, however, prepare to be transported back to a small Palestinian village tasting a perfectly-spiced homemade meal that was made just for you.
Going back to when the owners’ grandfather used to cook in Palestine, almost everything you find on Jerusalem Shawarma’s menu is still cooked and prepared following the original methods. As a tribute to him and their family, their recipes still contain the same delicious ingredients and unique spice blends that make this food one-of-a-kind. Make sure to try the homemade hummus, their mouth-watering falafel and the exquisitely built beef shawarma that will instantly ensue Mediterranean vibes. Jerusalem Shawarma offers take-out options, caters events and is a great place to dine-in and enjoy scrumptious food and fresh baking. Currently, Jerusalem Shawarma serves six Calgary locations, so whether you want to dine-in or order takeout online, visit their website to view the whole, delectable menu.
FIRST RUNNER UP: LITTLE LEBANON
SECOND RUNNER UP: TAZZA DELI AND GRILL