Best Mediterranean: Aladdin’s Eatery

From the March 28, 2013 edition

Poll voters giving the nod to Aladdin’s likely appreciate the take-out convenience and full eat-in, wine-and-beer-pouring service of this casual chain, whose several bright and upbeat Columbus links always seem to be bustling with happy customers.

Respondents certainly dig Aladdin’s fresh and healthy-minded large menus whose selections cover all the popular hummus, tabouli and baba ganoush bases but also include less commonplace options like Loubie Bzeit (a tomato and green bean stew) and a nifty Middle Eastern take on a grilled tuna steak sandwich (Tuna Shawarma Rolled).

Best Mediterranean runners-up: Lavash Cafe, Big Fat Greek Kuzina

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