The Very Best Local Restaurants in Beirut

Don’t they say that the surest path to discovering a place’s culture runs through the stomach? Our Beirut locals are eager to share their favorite spots for breakfast, lunch, dinner, casual spots, fine dining, traditional Lebanese kitchen, ethnic cuisine and everything in between — all without breaking the bank. When it comes to the best food in Beirut, you’re in safe, expert hands.

Appetito Trattoria – Ciao Beirut

Appetito Trattoria – Ciao Beirut

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“Appetito Trattoria” in Beirut serves some of my favorite Italian food in the city! From the first moment you walk inside you know it’s a special place…

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Barbar – Honest and reasonable street food

Barbar – Honest and reasonable street food

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“Barbar” in Beirut is a fast food chain — my favorite franchises are in Hamra. Open 24/7, they each offer cooked food, juices, ice cream & pastries…

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Bread Republic – Bread heaven

Bread Republic – Bread heaven

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“Bread Republic” in Beirut has amazing fresh bread and divine bruschetta… Heavenly desserts too. Everything’s simply made to perfection here…

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Café de Pénélope – Cafe bar

Café de Pénélope – Cafe bar

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“Café de Pénélope” is a beautiful charming place in Barado, Beirut. It’s huge, yet well hidden, and finely decorated. Definitely one of my favorite places.

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Catrinas – Mexican restaurant

Catrinas – Mexican restaurant

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“Catrinas” is one of my favorite restaurants in Beirut. It makes extremely delicious Mexican food and has spot-on atmosphere. Just try not to go at night.

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