Carousel Restaurant

5112 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90027


  • Sun., 11:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; Tue.-Sat., 11:30 a.m.- 11 p.m.
  • $$
  • Wheelchair Accessible, Catering, Family Style, Kid Friendly, Private Party, Takeout
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • No Alcohol
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Accepted, Online Reservations Available
The big, brash room of this Lebanese-American restaurant is bedecked with scimitars and other Middle Eastern antiques. It accommodates large parties and dating couples alike, and there's also an intimate patio. The food sparkles with freshness and lemon. Go for the mezza (cheese borek, muhammara and houmous sojouk) and kebabs (try the yogurt lula kebab), and also for hard-to-find delicacies such as frog legs, roasted quail and lamb tongue.

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