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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Au Bistrot de Michel – Let’s fly to Paris

Au Bistrot de Michel – Let’s fly to Paris

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“Au bistrot de Michel” is a great French restaurant in Beirut. I took a friend there and I’m definitely going again and again until I try everything!

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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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Bioland – Organic, homemade food

Bioland – Organic, homemade food

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“Bioland” in Beirut is a restaurant with Lebanese cuisine (tasty but also very healthy!). I highly recommend the shish barak or the pumpkin kibbeh — mmm!

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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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