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Cafe Lili

5757 Westheimer
Houston, TX 77057
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  • Mon-Thu 11am-9pm, Fri-Sat 11am-10pm
  • $; $$; $$$
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • Business Dining, Delivery, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Takeout
  • Free Parking
  • Reservations Recommended, Reservations Accepted
Punchy Middle Eastern food comes in a friendly mom-and-pop package at this tiny Galleria-area storefront. Spry standards (baba ghanoush, hummus) are augmented by unusual specialties: lemony lima bean salad, haunting vegetable stews (try the okra), minty fatoush salad tossed with pita croutons. Cafe Lili's deftly marinated chicken kebabs and baby cups of cardamom coffee are guaranteed mood elevators.

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