Pita Spot

Mystic, Connecticut

4.6 / 4 votes

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Middle eastern standards

Offers hummus, falafel, grape leaves, etc.

Added by conde.kedar on Nov 11 11 (last updated Nov 11 11)

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Contrary to its name, its dining room is much larger than a tiny spot. Traditional American-Middle Eastern food, with all the expected vegan dishes such as hummus, baba ganouch, stuffed grape leaves, and falafel. The baba ganouch and stuffed grape leaves (albeit with white rice) are especially good, indeed as good as such simple fare can be and the baba ganouch is the best I ever have eaten, anywhere. In fact I rate this restaurant as the best Mid Eastern cuisine, anywhere. Another excellent dish that is surprisingly vegan is the collards greens, though heavy on the garlic. Other very worthy very vegan dishes are the mousakaa (which you might know by the French name ratatouille) and the potatoes. Note that the prices are moderate and therefore quite uncharacteristic of Mystic. Also uncharacteristic of Mystic, it offers ample parking. The always adorable waitresses boast some vegetarians among them. While the menu clearly identifies the vegetarian dishes, you must query about what is vegan, which is easy as the owners and wait staff speak "fluent vegan" here.

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My wife and I dine here often and are regulars. There are MANY vegetarian and vegan options throught the menu. The food is the FRESHEST anywhere around Mystic. The owners proudly make all food on site. If you go on a Friday or Saturday night call ahead for seating beacause , with good reason, place is always packed. The owners, all siblings, Vivian, Eddie, and Tony always make you feel like part of the family. Try it once and you will be hooked!

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11:30am - 2:30pm;
4:30pm - 8:30pm
11:30am - 2:30pm;
4:30pm - 9:30pm
11:30am - 2:30pm;
4:30pm - 8:30pm

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