Latest Awards

Holyland has just won a “top rated restaurants in Minneapolis” award for 2016!

Our Many Awards

Year

Won

Awarded From

Awarded For2008American Relief Agency for the Horn of AfricaAppreciation for Orphan Sponsorship Project2008BelAhdan Arabic TVBest Arab American business of the year2008Blaine High SchoolGuidance, Inspiration & Support2007Mpls Police 2nd PrecinctAppreciation for making Lowry & Central safer & more attractive2006Concordia CollegeAppreciation for support of Language Village2006Islamic Cultural Community CenterContinued support and involvement in community2006Muslim Youth LeadershipLongtime supporter for youth and education2006134th Forward Support BattalionFaithful and Dedicated Service2006ALA QSAPalestine Day General Support2005Muslim youth of MinnesotaOutstanding and continued support2005Woodcrest ElementaryOutstanding community involvement and generous gift of giving2004Al-Amal school (non-profit Muslim school)Biggest supporter and contributor to growth of school2003NE Chamber of CommerceGrand Marshall Majdi Wadi2003Achievment AwardFive years of continued growth and customer satisfaction2002American Red CrossGenerous support during September 11th2002Mayor of MinneapolisProclimation of August 21st, 2002 Holy Land Bakery Day2002NE Chamber of Commerce2002 Business of the YearYear

Won

Awarded From

Awarded For2002Central Avenue

Main Street

ProgramContinued success and dedication to

Central Avenue

2002American Red CrossGenerous support during September 11th2002Mayor of MinneapolisProclimation of August 21st, 2002 Holy Land Bakery Day2002NE Chamber of Commerce2002 Business of the Year2002Central Avenue

Main Street

Program

Continued success and dedication to

Central Avenue

2002Univ of Mn Extension ServiceCreating Cultural Awareness2001Metropolitan State UniversityContributions to Relief Efforts2001Al Amal SchoolParent Involvement2001Belahdan Arabic TVBest Arab American business of the year2001Metropolitan State UniversityGenerous support2001Belahdan Arabic TVBest Arab American business of the year2001Metropolitan State UniversityGenerous support

Year Award Won Awarded From Awarded or Nominated For
2011 Twin City Business 200 Minnesotans you should know
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Nomination
The Oprah Magazine Versatile Hummus Dip (Artichoke & Spinach Hummus)
2010 City Search Best of City Search
New York Times Featured Holy Land Hummus
Where The Locals Eat Best Middle Eastern
2009 Readers’ Choice Awards Best Middle Eastern
Where The Locals Eat Best Middle Eastern
Every Day with Rachel Ray Magazine Best Spicy Hummus in America
Mpls./St. Paul Magazine Best Middle Eastern Restaurant
2008 Keepers of American Dream National Immigrant Forum’s Carvel Entrepreneur
Resolution of Acknowledgement By Minneapolis Councilman Christopher Colman for National Award
Acknowledgement of national award By St. Paul mayor Paul Ostrow
NE Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce Innovative Big Business of the Year in NE Minneapolis
Business Journal Being one of 50 Perfect spots for Gourmet and on the Go
City Search Best of City Search
Yelp.com Best Middle Eastern Deli & Restaurant
Business Journal Top 25 Minority owned Business
Mpls St.

Paul Magazine

Best Middle Eastern Restaurant
Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal Top 25 Restaurants & Restaurant Chains
Minnesota
Monthly
Readers ChoiceSilver Spoon Award
City Pages Best Middle Eastern Grocery
2007
Minneapolis St.

Paul Business Journal

Minority Business Award
City Search Best Cheap Eats
Mpls St.

Paul Magazine

Best Middle Eastern RestaurantReaders Favorite
City Pages Best Middle Eastern Grocery
In the Spotlight.com AOL City’s Best
2006 Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce Innovative Small Business of the Year
Mpls St.

Paul Magazine

Best Middle Eastern Deli Readers Choice
City Search Best Mediterranean Food
City Search Best of Cheap Eats
City Search Recommended Dining Choice
2006
Mpls St.

Paul Business Journal

Top 25 Restaurants and Restaurant Chains
Minnesota
Monthly
50 Perfect Spots for Gourmet on the Go
Minnesota Monthly Top 25 Minority Owned Business
Minneapolis St.

Paul Magazine

Peoples Choice Best Mediterranean Restaurant
2005 Minnesota Monthly NE Guide to Good Eats
City Pages Best Cheap Eats
AOL
City
Guide
Best Health Dining
Mpls St.

Paul Magazine

Diners Choice Award
City Search Recommended DiningChoice
2004 City Pages Best Middle Eastern Grocery
City Guide Mpls
City
’s Best Healthy Dining
2003 City Pages Best Middle Eastern Bread
2002 City Pages Best Middle Eastern Grocery
2001 City Pages Best Middle Eastern Grocery
Mpls St.

Paul Magazine

Best Authentic Restaurant
1999 Minnesota Monthly Magazine Best Middle Eastern Bakery
1998 City Pages Best Middle Eastern

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