Java Restaurant

(612) 870-7871 | View Website

2801 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN | Directions   55408

44.951643 -93.277521

Open Hours

Sun-Thu: 11am-10pm

Fri-Sat: 11am-11pm

 
Restaurants, Middle Eastern, Greek  more

Payment Methods: Check

Neighborhoods: Whittier, Powderhorn

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Owner verified business
 
 
 
Menu
Hommos Dip, Baba Ghannuj, Java Combination, Falafil Platter, Kibbi Combination, Lentil Soup, Awada's Vegetarian Soup, Pot Herb Soup, Lentil Salad, Garbanzo Salad... more

Reviews for Java Restaurant

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

My favorite restaurant – I love this place. The food is delicious. Many vegetarian options are available. I have always found the service to be great too.

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago

Worst meal I ever had – Went to Java to get Gyros, which is something they should know how to make. The meat was dry and overly spiced. The dressing was like a heavey Caesar, not at all what I'd expect. Spent an entire day trying to get the awful taste out of my mouth. Service was mediocre at best. WILL NEVER EVER GO BACK.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Excellent Middle Eastern food – Java has been a constant in S. Mpls for over 30 years. It has consistently provided well-prepared traditional dishes at vey affordable prices. The Shawirma (Gyros)sandwich is absolutely the best I have had anywhere. They make their own shawirma using fresh meats instead of buying the frozen stuff from the usual wholesalers like evey other place. The Falafel and lamb dishes are also excellent. Long live the Java Restaurant!

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Best darn Middle Eastern food ever! – I've been going to Java for many years and have ALWAYS been satisfied w/both the food and the service. Even the ambiance of the place represents true authenticity with it's hieroglyphics and belly dancing stage. I've even come to find that it was the first Middle Eastern restaurant in Minnesota and are still around even after 35 years. The prices are cheap and the portions are large. I recommend this place to everyone and especially those who have never tried Middle Eastern food. You'll be glad you did.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

You can't beat it. – My parents have been going to Java for nearly 30 years, so by default I've been going there since I was born. There's NOTHING I don't like about Java.

* It's a small, family-owned business, so I enjoy patronizing them much more so than some huge corporate chain that doesn't need my money. They've been around for a long time, so you KNOW they're doing something (a whole lot of something) right.

* The food is to die for. I'll drive an hour out of my way to get that hummus, tabouli, baklava (eat it there...they serve it warm), and warm rania. If you eat meat, the shawirma and kafka are amaaaaaazing. If not, hummus, tabouli, spinach pie and baklava are nirvana-inducing.

* The portions are very generous...I always leave with leftovers and a full stomach.

* The prices are SO reasonable.

* Even the [tacky], hasn't-been-remodeled-since-the-70s decor is endearing. It gives Java character and history.

* Some nights, they have belly dancing :)

Go. Right now.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Delicious Food For Vegetarians and Meat Eaters – I love the Java Restaurant. The food is delicious, and there is lots of variety for both vegetarians and meat eaters. The prices are very reasonable too. Some nights they have entertainment.

 

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