Mazza Mediterranean Cuisine
Mazza Mediterranean Cuisine

Mazza Mediterranean Cuisine

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.mazzarestaurant.net/
  • Phone: 9544369997x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch Daily: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: 4:00pm - 10:00pm; Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean
  • Executive Chef: Hamid Dergham
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Beer, Delivery, Entertainment, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Innovative catering customized with variety, freshness, flexibility and value in mind. Exceeding your expectations is our number one goal. Ability to cater from 8 to many more.

    Catering has never been better
  • Private Party Facilities: Private party room available. Ability to accommodate with specific party needs. For example Belly dancer, DJ etc
  • Private Party Contact: Faris Bushnaq 9546842568x
  • Entertainment: Belly dancing show Friday and Saturday; 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Pines Blvd & Westfork Way Plaza
  • Public Transit: Public transportation system stops right in front of restaurant
  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Mazza Mediterranean Cuisine
In the Mediterranean Countries family and good friends meet to enjoy good drinks along with a variety of traditional small dishes called Mazzas.
This is followed by colorful culinary collection of selected dishes that capture the vibrancy of the wonderful Mediterranean.

Greek and Lebanese Cuisine all cooked in olive oil with all meats marinated overnight in exotic Mediterranean juices turning up a variety of bursting flavors.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMediterranean
  • Diners' Choice WinnerKid Friendly
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeighborhood Gem
Mazza Mediterranean Cuisine reviews from OpenTable diners
34 reviews since May 5, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.6
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance3.9
    Noise LevelModerate
92% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (25)good for groups (20)special occasion (16)kid-friendly (11)fit for foodies (11)great for lunch (10)romantic (7)great for brunch (5)hot spot (3)scenic view (2)notable wine list (2)late-night find (1)Show More
  • Fantastic Evening!
    ls30VIP
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Wow! Don't let the suburban shopping center setting throw you off guard. The quality of this restaurant is on par with any upscale restaurant in East Ft Lauderdale. Fresh and delicious, every plate leaves the kitchen under the watchful eye of the owner. Service is friendly and attentive. An added treat on the weekends is the belly dancer show. She was fantastic and engaging with everyone. The families with children were entranced as she paid special attention to each one. Mazda is a must for foodies in Broward County.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • WONDERFUL!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Lately wherever I go the service is HORRIBLE! But not Mazza. It was a pleasant surprise that the food was delicious and the service was EXCELLENT! We were also lucky because there was Belly Dancing entertainment. I have an 8 month old baby and he loved it as well. Our new favorite spot for sure!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great night!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    We came to Mazza for a group celebration. Good was fantastic! Sampler, salads and entrees are ALL fresh and expertly prepared and seasoned. The kabobs - both chicken and filet - are excellent. Service is attentive but not rushed. The belly dancer was fun and beautiful. A great celebration! Everyone in our party said they would recommend this jewel to more people and I agree.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent!
    grtscott
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    The food and the service were both truly outstanding.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food For Thought
    IsmaelDinesOut
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    We found the semi-private dining tables to be romantic And spacious. The waiter was very pleasant and accommodating. You received the necessary attention without over reaching. The timing of each course was good and a table side visit by the owner was well received. The food was gourmet with simple but attractive presentation The Greek wine was excellent and several glasses were consumed. Overall a very nice and enjoyable experience. Thank you " Mazza " for making our first visit terrific!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food
    lulu
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    WE eat at this place a lot. They have really great food that I always crave! You won't be disappointed-
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Pleasantly surprised
    dkoope
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    This is a neighborhood restaurant that I have been meaning to try for some time now. Finally went with some friends. The food was great and the service even better. Although it's a bit noisy, we were there for the belly dancer on Saturday night and she really transported us to the middle east. Everyone's food was good and our server even better. I would recommend this place as a "local gem" hidden in a strip mall in Pembroke Pines!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love this place
    SolH
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    Been here many times. Food is always excellent, and great service. Go on Friday or Saturday night as they also have a belly dancer with first show around 8:00 pm. Being that I am of middle eastern descent this restaurant serves many of the dishes the way my mom & grandmother used to make.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mixed review
    camsterVIP
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    Three of us went to dine for a Friday night meal. The beginning of our meal started out with a bang! Delicious toasted pita bread with a garlic dip. Two of us had lamb which was very dried out. The filet mignon delicious! Barbecue shrimp was yummy. Sangria was fabulous! The major pitfall of our experience was the loud music followed by belly dancing. The music went from loud to ridiculous when the dancing began!
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • family and group friendly spot
    arrmagon
    Dined on 5/18/2014
    Great food. The atmosphere is more conducive to large groups than a cozy date spot.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very satisfied
    chileperu
    Dined on 5/12/2014
    I haven't been at Mazza for a long time, perhaps the fact that it's not a restaurant that attracts kids, and my child as it is understandable, prefers to go to other places. I went with a friend that wanted something different, and we were not disappointed at all, the food was tasty, fresh and we had variety. The waiter was very friendly and attentive, but few times we wanted to ask for something and he was not around, and that night there were only few tables occupied at that time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Fresh and Authentic
    jong
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    Very authentic middle eastern food, fresh, and flavorful.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • 2nd time visiting
    Happy
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    First time we went here, everything was great. This time, not so much. I think what set off the bad vibe was the young hostess (dark wavy hair, who also helps re-stock silverware, plates, etc), maybe she is related to the owner or something, but she was terribly rude and very unwelcoming, as if we were bothering her. We arrived 15 min early than our reservation and she rudely told us that she couldnt seat us until our exact reservation time (even though there were tables available). When she went to seat us at a table, we asked if a nearby booth was available and she told us it would take time to clean it (there was only the previous party's check on the table). The waiter was great, our food was only so-so, it was very dry and flavorless
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great food!!
    CCPPINES
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    The place is not fancy at all but the food is outstanding.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 20 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 5, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.5
    • Food4.6
    • Ambiance3.9
    • Service4.4
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 182 reviews are from the Mazza Mediterranean Cuisine reviews archive.
  • great food
    n2jesus
    Dined on 4/28/2014
    I had the salmon with spinach, it was excellent. Very tasty and fresh.
    Special Features:
    Kid-Friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great but,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 4/13/2014
    Food is awesome, portioned well for a good lunch. Service is ok. First time we went, our server forgot our basmati rice and still wanted to charge us but after speaking with another waiter, it was removed. The second time we went our waiter was really good( we were a group of 10). He kept our drinks coming and our food didn't take long to come out. He spoke to us in spanish ans English ( my parents only speaking spanish) and was very attentive. Food is delicious. Saturday nights a belly dancer dances in the restaurant. Good entertainment for about an hour.The wine list was very limited and bit pricey, but
    Special Features:
    Romantic, Great for Lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Place
    SamEnergyVIP
    Dined on 4/11/2014
    It is a nice family restaurant. The best Tabule I have eaten in years. The Kibbe is excellent and I loved the Humus and Falafe. Desserts are awesome. The servvice is outstanding and prices are reasonable. Good wines have great prices. The food is healthy and light, we ate late night on friday and slept like a baby.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, kid-friendly, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Find
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 4/10/2014
    Great food and excellent service for a moderate price.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We enjoyed our second visit
    MTCCVIP
    Dined on 3/28/2014
    We enjoyed our second visit to Mazza. We tried some different entrees this time and they were delicious. We saved room for dessert and were glad we did!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delicious
    MTCCVIP
    Dined on 3/23/2014
    We had a extremely enjoyable first dinner at Mazza. The pita and house dip were terrific, as were the drunken haloumi and vegetarian stuffed grape leaves appetizers. My wife loved the butternut squash ravioli. I had the salmon, which was very tasty, but was a steak rather than a fillet (not my particular favorite cut of salmon). I would probably try something else next time we visit. The service was friendly and the prices are very reasonable. It's nice to have such a unique restaurant in Broward County, and we would definitely recommend Mazza to our friends.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • very nice
    criver
    Dined on 3/1/2014
    Very nice place tucked in a shopping center, awesome belly dancing show every friday and Saturday evenings. Food is good too.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • second time
    bobaloo
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    Mazza was better the second time,than first. Our food was very good and the service was very good. We will eat here again.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The only thing I didn't like
    Lilly
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    The only thing I didn't like was that we were a party of 14 and we only had one waitor. Most of the plates were cold too when they were brought out.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Not as promised
    Diane
    Dined on 2/10/2014
    Mazza offers daily specials. We often go for the Monday special which we enjoy very much. However, on this occasion and also another one previously the waiter seemed unfamiliar with it and wanted to charge us the regular price. The owner, who knows better, was not present so it resulted in an unpleasant exchange and will preclude our returning because of this. It's too bad because we enjoy the foold and we know the owner would not have liked what transpired twice.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistently great!
    SFBomber
    Dined on 2/1/2014
    Once again, Mazza delivers. The bonus this time was having my mom there for the experience. She was used to a certain type of "Mediterranean". However, the Lebanese twist took her a tad out of her element. The kitchen quickly adapted her Gyro platter to just what she was expecting. Which turned the entire table to smiles. Attention to culinary detail is always there. Basmati rice is my favorite (yeah, it's rice, I know). I've stated before this is my wife's go-to spot. I get it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great find
    ChrisdyVIP
    Dined on 2/1/2014
    We are always trying to find gourmet dining in our neighborhood, and we found Mazza. The food was just amazing! Everything we had from the Toom to the baklava was a pleasure to eat! We ordered the appetizer platter and it was the best hummus, babaganosh, and stuffed grape leaves I have ever had. We ordered the whole baked snapper for our entree- the fish was perfectly prepared and just melted in my mouth. I was so pleased to know that there are owners who care about what they are serving- the owner was overseeing everything that came out of the kitchen. But this result was a perfect meal. He came around to every table and when my husband said his seat was a little uncomfortable, the owner got him a pillow!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food great wood chairs not so great
    delicious
    Dined on 1/25/2014
    Four of us all loved the food; service was slow even though they had like 10 waiters! The seats were wood and uncomfortable!!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • delicious mediteranean food
    nmss
    Dined on 1/16/2014
    our first time, the food was great. Had a variety of apps/small plates. Go for the food, not for the atmosphere. Pilar, our server, was helpful and gracious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always Great!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 1/4/2014
    We keep returning to Mazza and bringing friends. The food is always good. The evening is uncrushed, but the service is attentive. Faris, the owner, is always supervising the wonderful Lebanese Mediterranean menu.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Frozen!
    CGold
    Dined on 12/31/2013
    The Food at Mazza is really terrific, but the meal we had was almost completely overshadowed by the fact that we were freezing! This restaurant is WAY too cold. It hasn't kept us from coming back yet, but I always think twice about what to wear there because it is so cold!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We always have a great time
    Diana
    Dined on 12/27/2013
    We always have a great time at Mazza. It's a great place to bring your out of town guests. They will love it as much as you. The only area where I see room for improvement is the bar. We ordered a pitcher of Sangria and it tasted like it had little to no alcohol. It was also very watered down. Other than that, the food was excellent and the entertainment was awesome!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fantastic
    Gibby
    Dined on 12/14/2013
    We really enjoyed the food and atmosphere . We'll be going back
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointment
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 11/23/2013
    The service has always been bad, but the good food always kept me coming back. Today that changed. To start, what was once a creamy delight of a garlic dip has turned into the equivalent of eating a whole head of raw garlic. Then after waiting way too long our beef shawarma was delivered (because of course they didn't have my first choice which was lamb kebob.) We've had the beef shawarma numerous times but today it was like it came from a whole other restaurant. Firstly, the plate was half full, less food than what we get during lunch which is when we usually come. The basmati rice which should be a no brainier was bland and the hummus was a light streak on the plate almost as an afterthought. The beef shawarma? Acidic and forgettable.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good neighborhood find.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 11/8/2013
    Very good Mediterranean food -ambience friendly and simple- belly dancer fun to watch we will definitely go back. Desserts good also.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great experience!
    Artbat
    Dined on 10/19/2013
    First time visit. The food was very tasty, the prices reasonable and the entertainment was a nice bonus. The service is better than usual, overall, a very nice night.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service was disappointing
    SFBomber
    Dined on 10/18/2013
    We had the family in for my wife's birthday and since this is her favorite restaurant, we anticipated another great experience. However, what we got was a wait as a half-filled restaurant watched as the servers congregated by the window awaiting their orders. There was one group of ten that was being attended to: however, there were nine other tables in the restaurant. Our server was not focused on us, and did not have the ten-top, so it was frustrating when the birthday girl had to complain twice during the evening. First for the food to arrive 50 minutes after our order was placed. Second, when the bill was incorrect and had to be corrected. Otherwise, the food was great, fire eater was entertaining... disappointing.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome Mediterranean food!
    Cruisemeister
    Dined on 10/8/2013
    Have eaten here several times and the food and service is consistently good. Reynaldo was our waiter and he's been there for years and he's always got great service and a great attitude. The prices are also very fair (especially with their new menu). My wife and I had a very nice romantic "night out" together and it was great. We will definitely be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Mediterranean food
    FoodieBVIP
    Dined on 9/25/2013
    This place does it right and offers fresh food & a good variety. If you are looking for something different you should definately give this place a try. The hummus, salads and grilled meats were all terrific.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Mediterranean Cuisine
    FoodieBVIP
    Dined on 9/16/2013
    This place is simple and clean and they offer lots of variety. Our visit was for lunch and they started you off with some warm pita like bread with garlic dip. We then ordered the eggplant dip which was also very good. For lunch we tried a salad & chicken Shish kabob sandwich. Both were very good. The sandwich came with hummus which also Excellent. I can't wait to have business in the area again soon so I can go back. There are many other menu items that I want to sample.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food consistently
    SFBomber
    Dined on 9/8/2013
    Wife and I stopped in for weekday lunch at her fave spot. I love their basmati rice, she loves everything on their menu, a Mediterranean foodie. She prefers Mazza over Big Fat Greek because the food is prepared in a fresher, healthier manner. Once again, the Toom and pita just compliments every meal there so perfectly. Even for a non-believer such as myself. The sampler is the perfect "leftovers for dinner" choice for my wife. Yes, the dinner scene heats up with a fire eater, but my cash is spent at a time when I can allow the food to reign.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.