Momed - Beverly Hills

4.3
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$30 and under
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Mediterranean

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Welcome to Momed, (pronounced mo-med.) short for Modern Mediterranean. Equal parts restaurant, deli, espresso bar and marketplace, Momed embraces the pure, simple flavors from the many countries that comprise the eastern Mediterranean region with a vibrant modern twist. Our goal is to use the finest ingredients available in order to present Mediterranean cuisine at it's best. Our passion for food, personalized service and a clean, modern aesthetic combines with centuries old tradition to bring you a taste you can savor at breakfast, lunch or dinner. From the arc of the Levant, from Athens to Marrakech, Istanbul to Jerusalem, Eastern Mediterranean cuisine is synonymous with a healthy diet and where possible, all our ingredients are locally produced, seasonal and organic.Momed is a place where old world leisure comfortably abides with new world convenience, so whether you drop in for a carry out or settle down for a feast you’ll be part of the bustle of a Mediterranea cafe.
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OT
Los Angeles
20 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 1

Poor service high prices mediocre food and setting no thanks

W
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Excellent food and service We enjoyed our dinner very much

LC
Chicago
9 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food is consistently good.

LP
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 2

Momed is good for a quick happy hour stop in between 3 - 5pm. I wouldn't call it a destination as everythning was just OK. They have half off wine and beer as well as a $5 apps menu with a few key items from their larger menu. The service was also just OK.

OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 1

Super super bad food

P
Chicago
94 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Momed is a special place...a simple neighborhood place with outstanding food and service.
We love it there....a very interesting menu, a friendly staff.

E
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 2

We have been eating at Momed for the past 6 years and is has increased in price and gone down in value. The quality of the food is still pretty good but the pita is given more sparingly and the salmon use to come with more than warm greens under it. To charge extra for more pita is ridiculous in a restaurant that is already pricey. Also, the service was pretty incompetent at our last visit, and we had to send back the baklava bread pudding because it tasted spoiled (they removed it from the bill).

FP
Los Angeles
11 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Attended the Immigrant Dinner. Wonderful experience. Great food curated by Bita Milanian and a fantastic charitable cause by owner, Alex Sarkissian.
Friendly staff, delicious meal and a pact house.
Bravo and Brava to all involved.

OT
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic service and amazing food. Management is truly great and takes care of each and every guest. The food is of highest quality

r
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

The special Immigrant dinner was amazing, some of the best Persian cuisine ever! You need to invite this guest chef back again!

DR
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Attentive service, delicious food, and a quiet and comfortable outdoor seating area. Will certainly be back for brunch in the future!

PS
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on May 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Delicious as always. And the happy hour is a great deal on drinks.

JU
1 review
Dined on May 15, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

My family enjoyed healthy & fresh mediterranean food in Momed. The octopus entree was awsome. All other dishes were excellant. Staffs were kind.
Only weakness was parking. We should go round and round the building looking for parking place for more than 10 minutes until we managed to park our vechicle in Pavillion. Anyway I'd like to visit the place again!

j
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Love it here - first time and will definitely come back for more.

DD
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 3

So- here’s the rub... we’re familiar with the Atwater location (very nice- much larger - completely different). Food just as good. But my gal went to the Atwater location with a friend 2 days later- ordered the same salad - and the portion at Atwater was 1/2 THE SIZE as it was at BH location!!!!!! WTF????? That really SUCKS GANG!!!

OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 3

I took my wife and mom here for Mother’s Day. Considering the occasion, I would’ve thought the wait staff would have made it a priority to make everyone feel special. Unfortunately, we were left with the impression that everybody working in the restaurant was new to the job. Very disappointing.

RC
Los Angeles
28 reviews
Dined on May 7, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Great spot, what it lacks in atmosphere, it more than makes up in service and flavor. Great find, and I'll certainly be back. Highlights were the falafel, dip sampler, meatballs, and Mary's chicken. Service was helpful and friendly. Wine list is small, but does the trick - bring your own for $20 if you need a bigger selection.

s
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Quaint place! Food was excellent! Service great!

n
Austin
15 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

This is my family's second time at Momed and we will definitely be back. The staff is friendly and welcoming, and are accommodating when we have to adjust our reservation time/number. There is something on the menu for everyone. Our favorites have been: the Ba'zar salad, the lamb meatballs, the burger (both lamb and beef), and the house pita. The patio is our favorite place to sit, since it's a little noisy inside.

MS
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food. Nice place to sit outside with our dog, so it was a hit with us. Service was very pleasant and helpful with the menu.

HL
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on March 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved the subtle flavors, and the great preparation of vegetables... great food, low key and sweet waiters.

OT
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was incredible and our waiter was so kind and professional . Still my favorite place in Beverly Hills!

OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love the food and the service.
We have brought guests and they want to come back to the restaurant. The food is so fresh and tasty.

OT
1 review
Dined on March 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Great food great waitress!

VW
Los Angeles
110 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 5ambience 3

I think my major objection is the ambience of this place. For some reason, it lacks any charm or warmth. The food isn’t bad, and eating outside is fine.

OT
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Guest visiting.

m
Los Angeles
35 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food is consistently excellent. The flatbreads are amazing and are not to be missed. Great selection of main courses as well as salads. I've never been disappointed.

OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 3

The food was horrible ! The food quality was very bad and also very expensive !!!!

M
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 3

Honestly, a subpar experience. Service was meh. Food wasn’t great and had to be sent back because it was so dry and tough. Original preference for a meal had already run out but they didn’t know at first. The wine was the best part since it came from somewhere else.

Nothing special, especially when there’s so many other options in the area. It was disappointing to say the least when we were expecting much better based on reviews and the website, etc.

LC
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always enjoyable! Service and waiters are great...as is the food.

O
Orange County
30 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 4

In a city full of fabulous restaurants this cute little restaurant fell short. Our model-handsome waiter did fine but the food failed to impress: something as basic as couscous came to us undercooked and not hot enough. The actual restaurant concept is very appealing, the menu items nicely conceived, the flavors coming together fairly well, and the overall atmosphere casual yet refined.

OT
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Atmosphere is great. It’s an open kitchen so you can see but most especially smell the cooking.
Service was also great. Very attentive and the recommendation was spot on for what I was looking for but didn’t know I needed.
Food tasted delicious! I ordered the lamb kebab cooked perfectly medium. The accompanying cauliflower, raisins, almonds, Greek salad topping and aioli were a perfect pairing. Fully seasoned and provided a nice warmth to the dish. I didn’t get dessert as I was extremely full, but I would definitely return as the hummus, pita flatbreads and salmon dishes looked and smelled phenomal as they passed by me.

N
London
20 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 2

Lighting needs great improvement, that would help fill the place at night. The ambience is poor, while food and servers quite nice. That’s why we return every few months.
Would go more often, but the feeling in the place doesn’t beckon.

A
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on January 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great meal. Never disappointed here. Our waitress was amazing, especially when our meal took longer than normal to come out.

RM
Los Angeles
22 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Delicious food and excellent service.

i
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Great food. Amazing service

M
Los Angeles
83 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Consistantly good food, creative menu. Love this place

m
San Diego
1 review
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Felt more like a cafeteria than a trendy lunch spot

r
Los Angeles
108 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Restaurant open until 10p according to the website. Opentable accepting reservations until 930p. I grab it, and include a note that I will be attending a local dance performance scheduled to end at 915p, so that I might be a few minutes late, but easily there before 10p. But when I check my cellphone after the performance (as I'm getting ready to head to Momed), I see a voicemail from the restaurant. Since they were having a slow night they decided to close early, at about 915p. What's the point of posting a specific closing time on your website if you then choose to close early because it's slow? If you want the right to do that, then put on your website what restaurants used to do: post an opening time and then simply say "until close..." That may be irritating to the consumer, and require a phone call, but it's better than showing up at 930p only to find that the kitchen is closed.

RR
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 3

We began going to Momed when it first opened in Beverly Hills several years ago. We loved the food. It has been some time since we returned to the restaurant to dine in because every time we ordered take out over the past year or so the food quality was worse than the time before. But we thought we'd try it again and took two friends last Sunday evening. The service was excellent but the food was sub par. The quality of food and the variety has gone way down. Hope management and owners realize that to be successful the quality of food must continue to meet the highest of standards. Our experience over the past two years is the quality of food has diminished with each visit. We won't return because as residents of this neighborhood there are so many other options.

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