Akron, OH

Top 3 best halal joints in Akron

Paul Krasinic

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AKRON — Looking for a good halal restaurant can be challenging. If you live in Akron, though, you might have got a lot of hidden gems around you. We'll help you uncover some of those with our list.

1. Hanini Subs

You can find Hanini Subs at these two locations: 835 Brittain Rd., Akron, OH 44305, and 394 Brown St. Akron, OH 44304. They open every day from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., and their prices won't break the bank.

In addition to serving Middle-Eastern cuisines like shawarma, falafel, and baklava, they also serve cold and hot sub sandwiches and salads. They also provide vegetarian-friendly options.

"Don't miss out on this gem! Best Gyro I've had and the size of portions… Wow!...Will be back soon," Todd K. writes on Yelp.

2. Mid-East Cafe and Restaurant

Located at 306 E Exchange St, Akron, OH 44304, Mid-East Cafe and Restaurant is open every day from 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. They serve authentic traditional Middle Eastern cuisines such as hummus, couscous, shawarma, falafel and many more. They also have a designated area for you to enjoy some hookah.

"This is an excellent place for hookah and food!! Bomb vibes and safe location downtown Akron. The owner is awesome too!! Make sure you check them out," Shuny Cheatham said on Google Review.

3. Saffron Patch in the Valley

Saffron Patch in the Valley serves authentic Indian cuisines such as tandoori, biryani, chicken tikka masala, garlic naan, and many other Indian dishes.

You can find Saffron Patch in the Valley at 1238 Weathervane Ln, Akron, OH 44313. They are open on Monday from 5.00 p.m. to 9 p.m, and on Tuesday to Sunday from 11.30 a.m. to 2.30 .pm. and from 5.00 p.m. to 9.30 p.m.

"We catered our son and daughter-in-law's rehearsal dinner from the Saffron Patch. Our friends and family enjoyed everything! The food was all reasonably priced. The order was ready on time and the staff was great! The food was amazing! Thanks!" a reviewer wrote on Google Review.

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