Al Aqsa

$ • Mediterranean, Middle Eastern

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1326 State St, Salem
(503) 581-1160

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I really enjoyed the lamb shank plate. It was moist and flavorful. It's BIG! Unless you're BIG eater, this is meant for two people. The rice is well seasoned and it's easy to eat a lot of it! A very nice salad came with the meal too. I've also had the chicken shawarma which is really good and uses different seasonings than their beef or lamb shawarmas; they too are very good, three types to satisfy all pallets. The tabouli is freshly made and is a sizeable...read full review
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 plate...read 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.

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Hours

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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