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Accolades & Awards
For our Freshly Prepared Foods  

Bitar's has been recognized and applauded for being the best Mediterranean and Middle Eastern food in Philadelphia for decades. Come try what others have raved about for almost 50 years!

AOL Cityguide
Best Cheap Eats 2005

“America's best Meal deal”1997 / through / 2012
Zagat survey say's: "worth going out of the way for"

2001 / 02 / 03 / 04 / 05 / 09 / 11 / 12 “Award of Distinction”

Saveur Magazine
Bitar’s was named to Saveur Magazine's 1998/ 1999 “100 Favorite Food, People, Places and Things”

Philadelphia Magazine
Best of Philly 1976 “Best Pizza”
Best of Philly 1986 “Best Pita Bread”
Best of Philly 1990 “Best Falafel”
Best of Philly 1996 “Best Veggie Sandwich”
Best of Philly 1997 “Best Veggie Sandwich”
2010 One of Philly’s 18 Greatest sandwiches “Grilled Falafel Sandwich”

Philadelphia Weekly
1999 "The Vegetarian Sandwich at Bitar's-Best reason not to eat a cheese steak"

City Paper
1997 “The Pizza at Bitar's”
2000-2005 “Best Meal Deal and Best Vegetarian lunch”

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