Al Aqsa

$ • Mediterranean, Middle Eastern

1326 State St, Salem
(503) 581-1160


Take-Out/Delivery Options


Reviews for Al Aqsa

Came here with a work friend. We had the lamb and okra on rice. It was a super large portion. The place could use some updating and organization to help make it a little nicer. The staff was ok I am not sure customer service is a big thing for them. . The food had some good flavor and was presented well. The lamb was good and not gamy. I don't have much experience with this type of food so it's hard for me to tell if it was good or bad. I know I eat almost my whole huge full review

I hate to do this because I love middle eastern food and want to support small local businesses but this food was not up to par. I don't think there's an actual kitchen back there and food is brought in maybe and microwaved. The falafel were mush and the chicken kafta was so salty and chewy. And I love salt. It was just not good. I feel bad being so critical but I wish someone would've told me before I had gone.

When we entered we are unsure whether to order at the counter or take a seat at a table, but the very nice lady (owner) behind the counter told us we could take a seat anywhere. As we sat down, we kept quiet as we noticed her sister praying on his prayer mat in the corner of the dining area. This place has great food, great service in a nice relaxed setting (we almost felt as if we were in their house as they too began eating dinner at another table). Falafel, hummus, Shawarma, full review

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Monday 11AM - 8:30PM
Tuesday 11AM - 8:30PM
Wednesday 11AM - 8:30PM
Thursday 11AM - 8:30PM
Friday 11AM - 8:30PM
Saturday 12 - 8:30PM
Sunday Closed

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