Food & Gourmet Items
Come smell the shawarma, falafel and Labaneh!! It tastes even better than it smells.
DESERT ROSE – A FRIENDLY, LOCAL, DESTINATION.
Desert Rose serves authentic Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Street Food. Patrons are welcome to BYOB. Our food is based on an eclectic mix of Moroccan, Israeli and Iraqi cuisine. Desert Rose offers a casual atmosphere while providing an authentic artisan culinary experience. From the house baked pita bread to the hand scooped falafel and daily built chicken shawarma, Desert Rose provides an array of authenic and flavorful dishes. Our daily spun traditional Israeli style hummus with tahini and olive oil as well as warm hummus with eggplant and poached egg are a few examples of our homemade dishes.
Desert Rose is husband and wife owned and run restaurant which opened in March of 2012 on State Street in downtown Media, Pa. Since opening, Desert Rose caught the attention of Michael Klien of the Philadelphia Inquirer and has been named one the best new restaurants of 2012 by Mainline today, Best Bites of the Burbs by Philly G Magazine, and was named best Middle Eastern Restaurant Philadelphia 2013 by Philadelphia Magazine. Our Chicken Shawarma earned Best of the Best award in 2015 from County Lines Magazine.
THINGS TO REMEMBER
Due to limited seating and ingredient availability, please note we may need to suspend take out and table service before the our closing time. Please give us a call for take out, special requests and catering events.
We do not accept reservations at this time.