We're afraid this humble Middle Eastern cafe in Jersey City puts our own Mamoun's to shame, serving exceptionally fresh-tasting mezze, whipping up the lightest baba ghanoush on the planet, and twirling an amazing shawarma, which shatters into salty, smoky fragments as it's heaped over rice. A further specialty at Ibby's Falafel is the pastries, which you'll find arranged on top of the refrigerator case.
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