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(978) 373-1714

12 Alpha Street


Our story began when the legendary Bishop's Restaurant, which operated in Lawrence for over fifty years, closed its doors in January of 2002. Having faith in Bishop's menu, along with the blessing and support of the owners of Bishop's, the Bashara Family, The Geha Family who had worked at Bishop's for years opened the Phoenician restaurant in Salem, NH on May of 2002. Key staff members, many of whom had worked at Bishop's for decades, joined the Geha Family at their new restaurant. 

In May of 2009, the Phoenician moved to a bigger venue in Haverhill, MA. The new location has a 250 seat restaurant, a full bar area, an outside patio and plenty of parking. The building also includes a function hall with a capacity of 400 guests known as "Michael's Function Hall" operated by the Geha family and serving quality food in the same standard of service that guests have become accustomed to from the Phoenician for over a decade.

We attribute our success to the following: 

A unique menu
The Phoenician combines traditional Middle Eastern food with American favorites such as seafood, steaks, and chops. 

Commitment to serving high quality food
We don't just say it we do it. We have an in-house butcher where all steaks, chops, and kabobs are cut on premises. Everything is made fresh from the hand-cut French fries to all of our salad dressings. 

Commitment to service. 
The Phoenician is family-owned and operated. When customers walk into our restaurant, we want them to feel as though they were walking into their own homes. A member of the Geha family is always present at the restaurant. Please feel free to ask speak to them regarding any questions or comments.

We look forward to seeing you at the Phoenician for many years to come. Always committed to your satisfaction, we will exceed your expectations with each visit.

Thank you, 
The Geha Family

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