Food & Cuisine in Lebanon

Lebanese cuisine Top

Al Balad
Opening Hours: 10:00 to 00:00
Address: Branch 1: 1145 Ahdab street, Downtown Beirut, Nejmeh Square.
Branch 2: Al Sahel Street, Jounieh Highway, Al Balad Building.
Phone number: Branch1: 961-1/ 98 53 75; Branch2: 961-9/ 64 63 33
Description: Specialties: red hommos, Al Balad salad, kebbe with nuts, fatteh aubergine, meat with fresh mint.
Facilities: A/C, parking, open-air seating, music.
Average cost: Lunch: $12, Dinner: $16.
Payment: all major credit cards

Italian Top

Al Dente
Opening Hours: 12:00 to 00:00
Address: 137 Abdel Wahab El Inglizi Street, Ashrafieh, Beirut.
Phone number: 961-1/ 20 24 40 - 1
Fax: 961-1/ 20 24 42
Description: Specialities: Refined North Italian gastronomic cuisine change of menu every 3 months; extended wine list.
Facilities: A/C, valet parking.
Average cost: $44
Payment: all major credit cards.

Lebanese, Armenien Top

Al Mayass
Opening Hours: 12:00 to 00:00
Address: Trabaud Street, Ashrafieh, Beirut.
Phone number: 961-1/ 21 50 46
Description: Specialties: manty, kabab fishna, assafir.
Facilities: A/C, music, live entertainment, valet parking.
Payment: all major credit cards.

French Top

Au Premier
Opening Hours: 12:00 to 00:00
Address: Intercontinental, Le Vendame Hotel, Beirut.
Phone number: 961-1 368 300; 961-1/ 369 280
Fax: 961-1/ 360 169
Description: Specialties: hosts regularly Star Michelin Chefs
Facilities: A/C, valet parking, music, live entertainment
Average cost: Lunch: $45, Dinner: $65.
Payment: all major credit cards.
Le Relais de l' Entrecote
Opening Hours: 13:00 to 23:00
Address: (1) Maarad Street, Downtown
(2) Abdel Wahab Al Inglizi Street, Ashrafieh, Beirut
Phone number: (1) 961-1/ 990 992; (2) 961-1/ 332 087
Description: Specialties: The famous French formula with the secret sauce
Facilities: A/C, parking, open-air seating (Downtown)
Average cost: $22
Payment: all major credit cards.

International, Light Fare Top

Bourj Al Hamam
Opening Hours: 12:00 to 00:00
Address: Mavenpick Hotel and Resort, General de Gaule Street, Raouche, Beirut.
Phone number: 961-1/ 86 96 66
Fax: 961-1/ 80 93 26
Description: Facilities: A/C, parking, open-air seating, music, valet parking.
Payment: all major credit cards.

Japanese Top

Benihana
Opening Hours: 12:00 to 00:00
Address: Roucheid Al Dahdah street, facing USJ block C, Ashrafieh.
Le Meridien Commodore Hotel, Hamra
Phone number: 961-1/ 202 222
Description: Specialties: teppanyaki and sushi.
Facilities: A/C, parking, take-away service, music, valet parking, delivery service.
Average cost: $30
Payment: all major credit cards.
Le Sushi Bar
Opening Hours: 12:00 to 00:00
Address: Abdel Wahab Street, Ashrafieh, Beirut
Phone number: 961-1/ 338 555
Description: Specialties: special Sashimi on ice, Lobster, Crab salad, Salmon Teriyaki
Facilities: A/C, parking, take-away service, music, valet parking, delivery service
Average cost: Lunch: $25; Dinner: $50
Payment: all major credit cards.

SouthWestern American Top

Chili's
Opening Hours: 12:00 to 00:00
Address: Independence Ave. Ashrafieh, Beirut.
Phone number: 961-1/ 33 71 71; 961-1/ 33 74 74
Fax: 961-1/ 33 65 54
Description: Specialties: fajitas, nachos, burgers, steaks, quesadillas, ribs, pastas, salads, desserts; margaritas and a variety of other drinks; kids meal available.
Facilities: A/C, parking, take-awayservice, music, TV, valet parking, free delivery service.
Average cost: $20.
Payment: all major credit cards.

Chinese Top

China Empress
Opening Hours: 12:00 to 00:00
Address: Andalus street, Raouche, Beirut
Phone number: 961-1/ 79 73 72
Fax: 961-1/ 78 59 69
Description: Facilities: A/C, parking, take-away service, music, valet parking, delivery service.
Average cost: starts at $11.
Payment: all major credit cards.
Memoires de Chine
Opening Hours: 12:00 to 00:00
Address: 81 El Maliye street, Downtown Beirut
Phone number: 961-1/ 99 66 33; 961-3/ 29 00 59; 961-3/ 35 21 89
Fax: 961-1/ 99 30 00
Description: Specialties: Crispy Duck
Facilities: A/C, music
Average cost: $15-30
Payment: all major credit cards.

Italian, Al Forno Top

Claudia's Restaurant
Opening Hours: 12:00 to 00:00
Address: 31 Abdel Wahab Al Inglizi Street, Ashrafieh, Beirut.
Phone number: 961-1/ 21 89 99
Description: Specialties: meats, seafood and pastas
Faciltities: A/C, take-away service, music, valet parking
Average cost: $35
Payment: Mastercard, Visa, American Express.

International Top

Crepaway
Opening Hours: 12:00 to 00:00
Address: ABC Ashrafieh (961-1/ 32 10 99); Ashrafieh (961-1/ 33 19 19); Broumana (961-4/ 964 965); Downtown Beirut (961-1/ 99 00 11); Furn El Shebbak (961-1/ 283 000); Jal El Dib (961-4/ 711 711); Jounieh (961-9/ 637 638); Kaslik (961-9/ 21 10 21).
Description: Crepaway's dining concept features a unique and trendy ambiance called "Food & Mood", a sucessful formula involving a variety menu with high quality food standards in a likely, feel-good atmosphere. Hip music and tasty drinks shape shape the bar area's spirit.

Specialties: burgers, platters, sandwiches, salads, appetizers and crepes in addition to afternoon coffee and dessert breaks.
Facilities: A/C, DJ, parking, take-away service, delivery service, open-air area, music, live entertainment, valet parking
Average check: $10
Payment: all major credit cards
Roadster Diner
Opening Hours: 08:00 to 00:00
Address: (1) An-Nahar buiding, Downtown Beirut
(2) Charles Malek Avenue, Ashrafieh (dine-in)
(3) Jal El Dib Highway (dine-in+delivery)
(4) Jounieh Highway (dine in+delivery)
Beirut Delivery Center Service (961-1/ 325 777)
Phone number: (1) 961-1/ 99 66 22; (2) 961-1/ 57 75 75; (3) 961-
Description: Specialties: platters, burgers, pasta, salads, starters, sandwiches, pancakes
Facilities: A/C, parking, take-away service, music, valet parking, delivery service
Average cost: Breakfast: $3; Lunch: $7; Dinner: $7
Payment: all major credit cards.

Lebanese, Authentic Cuisine Top

Diwan Al Akaber
Opening Hours: 07:00 to 00:00
Address: Downtown Beirut, Markazia Monroe Suites
Phone number: 961-1/ 99 12 00
Fax: 961-1/ 99 12 11
Description: Specialties: Beiruti specialties
Facilities: A/C, DJ, parking, take-away service, music, valet parking.
Average cost: Breakfast: $5; Lunch: $10; Dinner: $15
Payment: all major credit cards.

Lebanese Cuisine & Catering Top

Diwan Al Sultan Brahim
Opening Hours: 12:00 to 00:00
Address: Charles Malek Avenue, Ashrafieh, Beirut
Branches: Aley 961-5/ 553 553
Phone number: 961-1/ 56 57 57; 961-3/ 56 57 57
Fax: 961-1/ 56 57 57 ext.116
Description: Specialties: traditional lebanese dishes
Facilities: A/C, parking, take-away service, open-air seating, music, valet parking, delivery service
Average cost: $20
Payment: all major credit cards.

Indian Punjabi Cuisine Top

India
Opening Hours: 17:00 to 00:00
Address: 203 Maarad Street, Solidere Beirut
Phone number: 961-1/ 98 77 37; 961-3/ 07 61 97
Description: Specialties: Curry, Tandoori, Biryani
Facilities: A/C, DJ, take-away service, open-air seating, music, valet parking
Average cost: Dinner $25
Payment: all major credit cards.

Italian & Salad Bar Top

La Piazza
Opening Hours: 13:00 to 23:00
Address: Damascus Road, Sodeco, Beirut
(2) Maarad Street, Downtown
Phone number: 961-1/ 339 449; (2) 961-1/ 984 444
Description: Facilities: A/C, parking, take-away service, open-air seating, music, valet parking, delivery service
Average Cost: $18
Payment: all major credit cards.

Seafood Top

Le Phenicien
Opening Hours: 13:00 to 23:00
Address: Hayek Dimitri Street, Horsh Tabet, Sin El Fil
Branches: Tyre at Harbor (961-7/ 74 05 64)
Phone number: 961-1/ 49 91 77; 961-3/ 65 51 77; 961-3/ 39 27 14
Fax: 961-1/ 48 88 77
Description: Facilities: A/C, DJ, parking, take-away service, open-air seating (in Tyre only), music, live entertainment, valet parking, delivery service
Average cost: $44 (Sin el Fil), $28 (Tyre)
Payment: all major credit cards.

Traditional Armenian Top

Mayrig
Opening Hours: 12:00 to 00:00
Address: 282 Pasteur Street, Gemmayze, Beirut
Phone number: 961-1/ 57 21 21; 961-3/ 22 82 27
Fax: 961-4/ 52 17 77
Description: Specialties: Mante, Soubeureg, Rice kebbe, daily dish
Facilities: A/C, parking, take-away service, open-air area, music, valet parking, delivery service, catering
Average cost: $25/person
Payment: MasterCard, Visa.

Lebanese Fish & Seafood Top

Al-Sultan Brahim
Opening Hours: 12:00 to 00:00
Address: Minet El Hosn, Downtown Beirut
Phone number: 961-1/ 98 99 89; 961-3/ 09 08 09
Fax: 961-1/ 98 99 89 ext.103
Description: Facilities: A/C, parking, take-away service, open-air seating, music, valet parking
Average cost: $35
Payment: all major credit cards.

Lebanese Cuisine Top

Al-Sabil
Opening Hours: 12:00 to 00:00
Address: Regency Palace Hotel, Adma, Kesrouan
Phone number: 961-9/ 854 000; 961-9/ 854 854
Fax: 961-9/854 000; 961-9/ 854
Description: Facilities: A/C, parking, music, live entertainment, valet parking
Average cost: Dinner $33
Payment: all major credit cards.

Fish Restaurant open since 1962 Top

Byblos Pepe's Fishing Club
Opening Hours: 12:00 to 00:00
Address: Ancient Port of Byblos
In the historic town of Byblos, on the sea port, inside a 12th century stucture. A meeting place for International Celebrities.
Phone number: 961-9/ 54 02 13; 961-3/ 63 58 50
Fax: 961-9/ 21 72 76
Description: Specialties: Grilled fish, Lebanese Mezze
Facilities: parking, take-away service, open-air area, valet parking
Average cost: Lunch: $20; Dinner: $22
Payment: all major credit cards.

Lebanese, Seafood Top

Dar L'Azrak
Opening Hours: 12:00 to 00:00
Address: Old Roman Way, Byblos, Amchit
Phone number: 961-9/ 73 73 79; 961-3/ 33 63 22
Fax: 961-9/ 73 73 80
Description: Facilities: A/C, parking, open-air seating, music, valet parking, beachside, handicap bathroom, swimming facilities
Payment: all major credit cards.

Lebanese food, Oriental Cuisine Top

Diwan Shahrayar
Opening Hours: 12:00 to 00:00
Address: Le Royal Hotel Beirut - Dbayeh, 1st floor
Phone number: 961-4/ 555 333
Fax: 961-4/ 555 332
Description: Facilities: music, live entertainment, singer & belly dancer
Average cost: Dinner: $27
Payment: all major credit cards.