Damascus Middle East Food Market

Middle Eastern Foods

Damascus of Hollywod is one of the oldest Middle Eastern & Mediteranean grocery stores in South Florida. Damascus was founded by George David, a native of Syria, over 50 years ago. In the beginning he only had a push cart and since then it has grown into a full fledge corner market store.

About Reza Alavi


Reza Alavi and his late wife, Parvin, the new owners of the store (as of 18 years), has expanded the selections of herbs, spices, beans, rice, wheat and other baking goods from the Middle East, Turkey, Greece, Eastern Eropean and Hindu nations. Their legacy of providing the greater Broward County with international specialty produce has reached all of the multicultural communities of South Florida.

"I hope to maintain the supplying of our community with the largest selections of Tea's, Coffee, Cheese, Jam's, Honey, Nuts, Seds, Pastries, Olives, Cooking Oils, and other Ingredients for Vegetarians and more. I welcome you to stop by and sample some of our fresh breads, and other specialty items. Make an appointment to attend one of our cooking presentations which will expose you to the fine couisine that our ancient culture has to offer. Be sure to ask to try our Baklava, a Labanes favorite dessert."