Wafa’s, Forest Hills, Queens

Wafa’s, Forest Hills, Queens

 

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Food: ☆☆☆ 

Service: ☆☆☆☆

Ambiance: ☆☆ ½

Cost: $

At Wafa’s, food is a family affair. What started as a small take out joint a few years ago has blossomed into a nice little café serving yummy Mezze and other Lebanese delights. All three of Wafa’s sons help out at the restaurant in different capacities.

Voted as having the best Babaganoush on the Best of New York 2012 list by New York Magazine, Wafa authentic Mediterranean & Lebanese cuisine is really delicious. Her home style cooking brings fresh and vibrant flavors to each dish. Her Baklava is some of the best I have ever tried!

Wafa is just as delightful as her food is. Her wonderfully infectious spirit and soul embody the restaurant. Her love for food began early as she helped and learned from her mother growing up in Lebanon. She is passionate about preserving the wonderful recipes that have been handed down to her and hopes that she can do the same with her children.

What I love most at Wafa’s is that the restaurant is like an extension of her home. The warmth and good food that pervades this space, in my opinion makes Wafa’s the top spot to eat at in Forest Hills.

 

Here is some of what we ate:

 

Cheese Pie

 

Meat Pie


 

Tabouleh

 

Babaganoush

 

Chicken Shawerma

 

Lamb Shish Kebab

 

Lamb Shawerma

 

Shish Tawook

 

Mouskaha

 

Mujardarah

 

Baklava

 

Rice Pudding

2 Responses »

  1. Hi Paula,
    I don’t think they closed – not that I heard off. It is a family business and perhaps they are away?

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