15 Amazing Lebanese Restaurants - Taste & Flavors

15 Amazing Lebanese Restaurants

What’s the tastiest, most tantalizing Lebanese restaurant in town? We couldn’t decide, so Zomato did the hard work for us!

Abd El Wahab

“The food here is delicious. I suggest the chicken liver with pomegranate and any type of fatteh. The freshly baked bread is also a must-have. The atmosphere is relaxed and high end; perfect for a business lunch or a family get together. The staff is very friendly and attentive and the service is very quick and professional.”
Reviewer: Nadim E
Known for: A trademark in Lebanese cuisine featuring rich oriental décor, with damascene walls, brass and glass-blown artifacts.
Cost for two: 90,000 L.L
Opening hours: Noon to midnight (Mon – Sun)
Address: Abdel Wahab El Englizi Street, Achrafieh 01 200551
The Backyard Hazmieh 05 953901

Al Halabi

“Halabi is by far the most authentic Lebanese restaurant in Lebanon, if not in the Middle East. You can start with the mezze, from the hummus to shanklish to tomatoes with garlic to the special mouhammara that is a must try (spices with ka3k, simsom and walnut). If you are a cheese lover then you must order baked cheese rolls. Also the mashed potatoes with onions are yummy. The castalletta and the grilled meat (ask for the tourbali ones) are the best.”
Reviewer: La Zaatarina
Known for: Delicious and outstanding sandwiches; their kebab is splendid.
Cost for two: 100,000 L.L
Opening hours: 11 a.m. – midnight (Mon – Sun)
Address: Antelias Square, Antelias 04 523555

Al Sultan Brahim

“Al Sultan Brahim is still keeping the standards of Lebanese cuisine high. In it is new location, It has two floors, the first one indoors, while the second is on the rooftop; both have the capacity to accommodate over 800 guests. The
menu is comprised of the Lebanese mezze and some fish dishes (sautéed shrimp, fish platter, breaded fish, crab salad). Everything tastes really good and fresh. This place is ideal for a family lunch or dinner.”
Reviewer: Food Swings
Known for: An upscale Lebanese restaurant, which has been operating for over 40 years.
Cost for two: 150,000 L.L
Opening hours: Noon – midnight (Mon – Sun)
Address: Downtown Beirut 01 989989,
Jounieh Bay 09 853753

Babel

“I’ve visited Babel several times and have never been disappointed. The food is uniquely delicious and the ambiance is spacious and beautifully designed. I recommend the nayeh moutammameh, mwaradde, makanek, chicken liver, batata harra and most importantly the grilled meat skewers. The service is very fast, even when the place is packed; highly, highly recommended!”
Reviewer: Leen
Known for: A place where food becomes a common language bringing together all the very components that make our Lebanese cuisine internationally acclaimed and gathered under one roof.
Cost for two: 135,000 L.L
Opening hours: Noon – 11:30 p.m. (Mon – Sun)
Address: Old Road, Dbayeh 04 546546

Burj Al Hamam

“Taste hasn’t changed throughout the years. Flavors are impeccable. Service is flawless! Waiters are friendly and extremely attentive; always smiling and caring. All in all, if you want to taste excellent Lebanese food and care for
excellent service in a nice setting where pine trees are the only thing surrounding you, then this is the place to be.”
Reviewer: Gio Maljian
Known for: Having refined “The Art of Lebanese Cuisine” for over 40 years, satisfying guests with a wide range of Lebanese home cooking and fresh seafood daily.
Cost for two: 100,000 L.L
Opening hours: Noon – 11:30 p.m. (Mon – Sun)
Address: Mar Chaaya, Broummana 04 960058
Mövenpick Hotel & Resort Beirut 01 869666

Casino Mhanna

“Every single thing you savor is delicious. A perfect place for family gatherings and Sunday lunches. The staff is very professional and their service is fast, food does not take long to get to your table. I particularly recommend their chicken wings (grilled), fattoush, and cheese rolls. For the lovers of halloumi, be sure to try their halloumi wraps with zaatar spread.”
Reviewer: Ralph Bou Fadel
Known for: Serving traditional Lebanese cuisine with high quality ingredients.
Cost for two: 120,000 L.L
Opening hours: Noon – midnight (Mon – Sun)
Address: Jal El Dib Highway 04 520227

Diwan Beirut

“Wow, wouldn’t be enough for this amazing renovated Lebanese restaurant previously known as Diwan El Sultan. The place was full, we were six guests, and had probably 70% of the menu from cold and hot appetizers to mixed grill and shawarma dishes. There is a wide selection of hummus which they take pride in; the preparation takes three days. We had the Akkar and the Downtown Hummus and both were yummy.”
Reviewer: Ramy El Mir
Known for: Offering the finest traditional Lebanese cuisine and specialty platters, on a daily basis, that you’re not likely to find elsewhere.
Cost for two: 100,000 L.L
Opening hours: Noon – midnight (Mon – Sun)
Address: Charles Malek Avenue, Achrafieh 01 565757

Em Sherif

“One of my favorite Lebanese restaurants in Lebanon tapping into the Lebanese taste buds. The location is quite pretty, the service is really good and the food is yummy. When I think of Em Sherif, I think weirdly enough, of yummy food followed by a dessert called Em Ali. If you are ready for a unique dessert, try it!”
Reviewer: Not A Chef
Known for: Em Sherif offers unique, authentic oriental cuisine that brings back forgotten traditional flavors.
Cost for two: 225,000 L.L
Opening hours: 12:30 p.m. – 4 p.m., 8:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. (Mon – Sun)
Address: Victor Hugo Street, Achrafieh 70 919119

Enab Beirut

“I would rate Enab even more than 5 over 5 if I could. It is one of the best Lebanese restaurants. Its ambiance is so nice with a real Lebanese style. The food is super delicious and always flawless. The feta in the oven is the best thing anyone could taste! For shisha lovers, it is good too and the service is great; always on time and the staff is so friendly.”
Reviewer: LiveLoveFood
Known for: Lebanese traditional dishes in a relaxed atmosphere
Cost for two: 90,000 L.L
Opening hours: 10 a.m. – 1 a.m. (Mon – Sun)
Address: Rue d’Armenie, Mar Mikhael 01 444441
Garden Naccache 03 868284

Kasr Fakhreddine

“Loved the food, the decoration, the view, the service… Authentic Lebanese restaurant with charming decoration and view. Everything is neat and clean; the food is delicious and the waiters are friendly. If you go there, you must try the awesome tabouli and kebet 3adas.”
Reviewer: Farah in Foodland
Known for: Their view and outdoor seating
Cost for two: 150,000 L.L
Opening hours: Noon – midnight (Mon – Sun)
Address: Rassif Road, Broummana 04 960407

Liza

“When you first walk in you feel like royalty. The high ceilings, the Lebanese heritage, the modern art, the lighting, the wall paper; all of it is just beautiful. The food was exceptional. So many things stood out; the grilled halloumi confit, the fatteh, the pastries… I highly recommend this place for an exceptional Lebanese feast.”
Reviewer: The Wanderful Foodie
Known for: Its beautiful decoration, situated in an old house in the middle of Achrafieh.
Cost for two: 150,000 L.L
Opening hours: 12:30 – 3:30 p.m., 8 – 11:30 p.m. (Tue – Sun)
Address: Metropolitan Club, Doumani Street, Achrafieh 01 208108

L’Os

“The destination for a real taste of Lebanese food. Love the place, the food presentation, the precision of the order and the freshness of the ingredients. Lawha Naye, fattouche, La7me ras 3asfour, rocca shmandar… A really nice food experience.”
Reviewer: Faten, FJM
Known for: A traditional Lebanese restaurant offering a wide variety of Lebanese plates in a friendly environment.
Cost for two: 90,000 L.L
Opening hours: Noon – midnight (Mon – Sun)
Address: Main Street, Beit Mery 04 531555

Loris

“It is one of the best in the town.. After my experience there, I totally believe that it is the best place for Lebanese food! New, strange and variety of options in the menu, which will definitely make you try most of them…. The place was crowded but you won’t feel that at all. So spacious, with great service. Toshka, kibbi baklawa, kebab with remmen are a must, must, must try!”
Reviewer: Ayman Hijazi
Known for: A Lebanese restaurant with an exhaustive menu of traditional and twisted recipes.
Cost for two: 75,000 L.L
Opening hours: 10 a.m. – midnight (Mon – Sun)
Address: Pasteur Street, Gemmayze 01 567568

Mounir

“This is without doubt one of the best Lebanese restaurants. The food is just yummy! Everything tastes great from the tabbouleh, to the vine leaves, to the grilled meat, which is by the way super fresh and tasty. The raw meat is also super fresh and tastes divine. The cheese rolls are mouthwatering. And the list goes on. There was nothing I tried and didn’t like; even the bread was fresh and hot, straight from the oven. The service is quick, the staff are attentive, very active and always hurrying to serve you.”
Reviewer: Masha Baghdadi
Known for: A unique city view surrounded by greenery
Cost for two: 100,000 L.L
Opening hours: Noon – midnight (Mon – Sun)
Address: Boulevard Camille Chamoun, Broummana 04 873900

Nasma

“When you feel like having dinner or lunch “à la libanaise”, then Nasma is the place to go. The atmosphere is really nice and the service is professional and quick. The food tastes really good and every bite makes you want more.”
Reviewer: Jay
Known for: Cozy and welcoming ambiance, where tradition is once again refreshed with a contemporary twist.
Cost for two: 80,000 L.L
Opening hours: 11 a.m. – midnight (Sun –Thurs), 11 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. (Fri – Sat)
Address: The Village Dbayeh 76 182636

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