2019: Brooklyn Voted Tanoreen Best Mediterranean!
7523 3rd Ave.
(718) 748-5600 – www.tanoreen.com
Indulge yourself in a taste of the Mediterranean at Tanoreen in Bay Ridge. They opened in 1998 Tanoreen opened as a ten table, storefront in Brooklyn, & has since taken on a partner (Jumana, aka ‘The Daughter’), expanded to a larger location. Their falafels are delicious and authentic. Rawia describes herself as the daughter of a passionate, imaginative home cook. Jumana can now describe herself as the daughter of a passionate, imaginative restaurateur & author.
2017: Brooklyn Voted Bar Omar Best Mediterranean!
188 Grand Street (718) 388-0411 www.chez-omar.com
A little slice of Paris in Northern Brooklyn, Bar Omar – the sister shop of the original Chez Omar in France – is the best in the borough for cuisine of its kind. Located in the heart of Williamsburg, right on Grand Street, Bar Omar’s buzzy, sophisticated nook serves up creative cocktails and classic North African dishes like couscous and tagine, as well as Mediterranean favorites like lamb and kefta. Adorned with antique-looking mirrors and a storied menu that plays off its predecessor’s in Paris, Bar Omar is a mini getaway for Brooklynites looking for a night of fine Mediterranean dining.