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Santalo, 88 | Santaló 88, Barcelona, 08021 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 01 88 30
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13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 13:00 - 16:00
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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49 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This Lebanese restaurant is not bad! We went for the lunch menu. Whopping 11.50€ Upon entering, there's a lot of decorations on the wall - also magazine articles, hookahs, tea sets. Really classy and large dining area. The lunch menu has plenty of options so here's what we got: Complimentary olives were provided Appetizers: Eggplant dip - smokey and creamy.... More 

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Thank Iheartjennychu
Province of Barcelona, Spain
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

The starter salad and aubergine dip/ paste (cant remember name) was excellent. The main course rice/chicken/mince was very nice as well as Shawarma. only the bread was not as soft as i would have liked... we had the whole restaurant to ourselves which we enjoyed!

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Thank astonswift
Miguel K, Propietario at Abou Khalil, responded to this review

Thank you for the comment. The aubergine cream is called Betinjan. Hope to see you again. Greetings More 

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

It was very bad experience I had during my stay in Barcelona Nothing is good Food, service, Resturant not clean I'm not sure what these people are doing their to make this place terrible

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Thank TamerM77
Miguel K, Propietario at Abou Khalil, responded to this review

good morning, writing as owner of Abou Khalil. Your comment is really far of the reality. Our food is fresh in the day asking about the food. Like the restaurant theme of cleaning, it's rare to believe becouse always is in perfect conditions. Greetings More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

The service is great and the food was quick to arrive! Everything we ordered was really good! It's a good place to go and enjoy some middle eastern food.

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Thank Deema A
hometown
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

My husband wanted to try this restaurant because we love Lebanese and other Middle Eastern foods. We probably arrived earlier than most diners in Barcelona. We were the only people in the dining room, yet the waiter seemed occupied elsewhere and was mostly out of sight. When our food arrived, it was mediocre at best, inadequately seasoned and not especially... More 

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Thank Anon Y
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Probably the best mezza I have had..definitely coming back! Really nice service and such a good food.

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Thank nandini89
Miguel K, Propietario at Abou Khalil, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment, we keep working hard to serve the best lebanese food in Barcelona. Miguel Katib More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

We foolishly decided to try Abou Khalil because we wanted something different and we like Middle Eastern food. It was the 2nd day of our break in Barcelona and we took a taxi to this terrible restaurant that is trading on past glories. My partner and I arrived by taxi and the owner was surprised to see some new customers... More 

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Thank amandabarnes2016
Miguel K, Gerente at Abou Khalil, responded to this review

Hi, I am the owner of Abou Khalil and your comment is not in line with reality. Im sorry but we never charge de price and our food is fresh from the day. 35 years working with the best quality and loyal service. More 

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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Very good service with nice & tasty middle eastern food. Serving nice Shisha. Very nice appetizer, indeed recommended. Calm atmosphere and nice decorations with Labanise taste. Highly recommended.

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Thank Abdulaziz A
Florida
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

This establishment bills itself as the first and oldest Lebanese restaurant in Barcelona. We love middle eastern food and have enjoyed in in many cities so we looked forward to trying About Khalil. We ordered the messa for two which, is essentially a samples or 8-12 small plates. The food was plentiful and nicely presented although the server could have... More 

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Thank JMHImages
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Went there for business dinner and followed their food recommendation. The quality of the food is not meeting the expectation. Quite dissapointed with the price we paid for.

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Thank Gabriel H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$32
Cuisine
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
Monday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
Thursday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
Friday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
Saturday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santalo, 88 | Santaló 88, Barcelona, 08021 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona
  • Phone Number: +34 932 01 88 30
Description
The best lebanese (halal) food in Barcelona. 33 years ago Miguel opened this amazing place. People who try the food say that there's no other place where you can eat as well as here.

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