Mamnoon

4.6
867 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Middle Eastern
Fond memories of food in Syria, Lebanon and Persia are transplanted to the Seattle of today. Enjoy man'aeesh and other traditional street foods from our walk-up window menu, a private event in our luxurious lounge, or a relaxed, elegant meal in our well-appointed dining room.

Food is an essential part of all family and social interactions in the Middle East where people grow up with intense flavors, colorful, vibrant foods fresh from the marketplace, prepared simply and with a lot of passion. Aromatic herbs fill the streets and a spirit of warmth and generosity exudes welcome at any table.

Here at Mamnoon, we share these strengths brought with us from Lebanon and Syria to the new world of Seattle – where modern curiosity, compassion, progressive values and tolerance are paving the way for harmonious integration and celebration of cultures and flavors.

What Insiders Are Saying

The Infatuation
8.5

Mamnoon in Capitol Hill makes the best Mediterranean food in Seattle, and also works for just about any dining situation.

Ratings 8.0-8.5:The best way to think about restaurants in the low to mid 8′s is that these are the places you would absolutely go back to, anytime. These restaurants are ones that you want to bring a friend to, just so they can also experience the duck carnitas, or burger, or whatever dish the place is known for.
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Seattle
9 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

service was unusually slow, restaurant was crazy noisy, food was good as usual. since it was the 2nd time i had dinner there in one week, and the previous time was on a weekend night, the fact that the service was bizarrely slow and the noise so BIG on a Tuesday night was really odd.

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JP
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was my first time back in about 4 or 5 years, and everything was just as good as I had remembered. The food was outstanding, service was great (it got a little slow while we were getting ready to leave, but they were heading into their dinner rush, so it’s understandable) and the atmosphere was lovely. I won’t let another 4 or 5 years pass before returning again and will continue to recommend this spot to friends.

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JG
Portland
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Great restaurant. Hummus to die for. Everything was flavorful and well presented. Good service. The only minus, we chose the wrong bottle of wine. Give them a try. We left impressed.

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R
Seattle
6 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food is great and so is the service. It’s a wee bit pricey.....but what nice restaurant in Seattle is not?

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AL
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great service and delicious, unique meals!
I am really impressed that they remembered a candle for my boyfriend’s surprise birthday dessert, even when I reserved a table months in advance! The chef was also super accommodating towards my vegan diet. And our waitress was very sweet and passionate about the food. Definitely recommend.

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JM
Seattle
9 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Flavors to knock your socks off. Cocktails were spectacular. Knowledgeable service.

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WT
Los Angeles
22 reviews
Dined on May 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful dinner with relatives visiting from the Bay Area. Meal and service were excellent.

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JE
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on May 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love this place! I always bring visiting friends here, everyone is happy with the food, space and service!

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P
Indiana
37 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We had a great dinner. Our Server, Amanda A was awesome. She suggested the chefs tasting menu, and it was a great way to try all the wonderful creation

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AS
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding brunch place; delicious food and great value

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OT
Seattle
25 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Great place and good as always

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OT
Seattle
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Great food, very nice place, music too loud

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T
1 review
Dined on May 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

One of the best restaurants we've been to in Seattle.

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KG
Chicago
15 reviews
Dined on May 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

The food is outstanding. We have been coming here for years. One of our top Seattle favorites.

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BG
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on May 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of my favorite restaurants in Seattle. The food is amazing!

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g
Denver
4 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

What a lovely experience - the food was scrumptious (if a little salty), the drinks were clever and delicious, and Willow, our server, made the evening even more fun.

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OT
1 review
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 4

The hostess who greeted us was very arrogant and snug. After being seated, we ordered and the waitress was friendly and attentive. However, the food was super greasy, everything was deep fried and highly overpriced. I might as well could have gone to a cheap fast food place!! We paid $160 for a shared starter, two main meals (one of it was vegetarian) and the cheapest bottle of wine we could find, which was $48!!!)
I felt bloated and uncomfortable all evening afterwards. Will definitely not come back.

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New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

We had a fairly early reservation so the restaurant was not at all full, yet we were sat right next to another couple, which felt very awkward considering how empty the restaurant was. Not sure why they did that, but it wasn't very pleasant.

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OT
Seattle
7 reviews
Dined on April 28, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 5

I love this restaurant and have been her a few times. However time our service was not as good. Our waiter was very awkward with the table and hardly came by the table. This is a great restaurant with excellent food and normally great service, with the exception of this one waiter.

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e
1 review
Dined on April 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Amazing food variety and very authentic! Service was a little slow but worth the wait :)

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I
1 review
Dined on April 22, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Food is easiest done family style. Very delicious but pricey. Love the cocktails.

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L
Seattle
4 reviews
Dined on April 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really knowledgeable server. Music was turned up too loud for a minute, but at our request immediately turned down! Great food and very impressive for out of town guests!!

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OT
Seattle
6 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food. Service was great.

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KA
Seattle
1 review
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

The food was absolutely delicious. Best meal I’ve had in a long time. Can’t wait to go back.

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MH
1 review
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My third time to Mamnoon and always a delight. I went with a date this past Saturday afternoon for the happy hour and the food was wonderful and our waiter only heightened the experience by being personable, making some great suggestions, and checking on us just enough and not too much. The whole bill was under $70 to which I added a $20 tip - that's how good the service was, especially amidst what seems like a trend away from good, full-service.

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J
Seattle
39 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I always love the fried cauliflower, this time was no exception.

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OT
Calgary
3 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 5

All the food was solid, hummus was the only real stand out. My problem with the meal was how rushed everything felt. Ordered cocktails and ordered small plates and entrees half way through our cocktails. Small plates arrived while still drinking out cocktails and the spacing between small plates and entrees was not nearly long enough. Decent meal but hate being rushed

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PS
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 5

Our drinks took a while to arrive but they were delicious when they finally did. Our server offered apologies for food coming out a few minutes before cocktails but that was it. Would've been nice to have some type of accommodation for waiting but it's not a deathblow to the meal at all. Which was quite delicious, although sat heavier in my stomach that I would have thought.

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JB
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely the BEST filafil and baba I’ve ever had PLUS terrific service

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KS
Raleigh
1 review
Dined on April 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious and delightful. Order anything, order everything. Impossible to go wrong.

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OT
1 review
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love it!

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JM
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Second time visiting. The food is always good, this time it took a little longer to get our food. Our waiter asked us if he could offer us some desserts but by that time we were ready to go. Overall a good restaurant and would recommend!

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p
Seattle
6 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Willow was our server and what a great job!!!

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OT
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Delicious dinner!

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UM
Seattle
4 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

The food was good a little pricey though, I think the price is expensive. I noticed the chef kept licking his fingers when he was preparing the food, not a good sight.

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BW
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The many layers of flavor .Ade every bite an experience.

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AR
Seattle
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 3

We had kafta, the meat quality was terrible.

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TT
Seattle
6 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Mamnoon was fantastic. Our server was perfect- offering good advice on dishes and quantities. The sommelier helped us choose a great, interesting, food perfect wine. We loved every dish. It is such interesting food and tastes healthy and satisfying and fun.

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CS
Seattle
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Our first time eating there, and it was fantastic! Everything was delicious and beautifully presented. Will definitely be back!

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T
Seattle
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

After many unsuccessful attempts to secure a reservation on a weekend, I was finally able to get a reservation mid-week. And, boy, I can't believe I waited so long to make it happen. This is currently the best dining experience in Seattle. The decor is somehow both eclectic and elegant at the same time. It's comfortable and good for groups, yet not too loud. But most important, let's talk about the food. It is AMAZING. I suspect there are some people who might be inclined to skip this restaurant because they don't like middle eastern cuisine -- but that's only because they haven't tried this place. The food is simply perfect. If you haven't gone yet -- GO!! Make a reservation RIGHT NOW! You will not regret it.

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