Zeitouni Mediterranean Grill is a Lebanese restaurant located in Charlotte, North Carolina. It is family owned and operated and named after the familyís last name. Wassim Zeitouni is the owner and decided to open this restaurant in Charlotte because he realized that the area had everything besides a Lebanese restaurant. Originally from Lebanon, Wassim is an expert with Lebanese cuisine and spices. Everything is fresh and made from scratch daily. Zeitouni specializes in Lebanese and Mediterranean cuisine, which means their food is full of spices and flavor. Their most popular dish is the Shish Tawooq, which is marinated chicken on a skewer served over a bed of rice. It also comes with two sides, a dip like hummus or babba ghanouj, and a salad, tabbouleh, fatoush, or Mediterranean. Zeitouniís Falafel is also extremely healthy and popular. It is vegetarian and cooked to order because Zeitouni never uses any premade or frozen ingredients. The Shawarma that is seasoned beef roasted with tomatoes and onions is another fan favorite. Wassim even travels back to Lebanon on occasion in order to bring back spices to ensure his food is authentic and tastes great. The menu is smaller, but they do feature other items on the menu such as Zaatar, Gyros, and Potato Harra as well. All of Zeitouniís recipes come from Wassimís mother and are truly authentic and original. The restaurant has both indoor and outside seating and can hold up to about fifty-five people. The restaurant is set up to be quick service, so customers are never waiting long to get their meal. Zeitouniís is also closed on Sundays so many people like to reserve the space that day to hold their own private brunch or other special occasion. Catering is available, but must be picked-up at the restaurant. Take-out is also an option at Zeitouniís as well as dinning in the restaurant. Zeitouniís was even named as one of the top five restaurants in Charlotte last year. It has also gained attention and praise from other establishments such as the Charlotte Observer newspaper. For a truly authentic Lebanese meal, make sure to stop by Zeitouni Mediterranean Grill today to experience all they have to offer!
3419 Toringdon Way
Charlotte, NC 28277