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Sidani street | Adnan Hakim Street, Beirut, Lebanon
+961 1 846 646
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10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

During our visit to Lebanon, our friend recommended to try Socrates food. The restaurant is one of the oldest restaurants in the country. Its located in the heart of Alhamra Street, This place is clean and neat, they have a wide variety of food and most of the food is really tasty and delicious, they have a mezza and salad... More 

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Thank Kay581
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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65 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

authentic lebanese food . great taste , great prices , and great flavor . go there and dont miss out . very clean . GO there.

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Thank naoura1
Beirut, Lebanon
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

I choice this place there many good food and as hand maid , I visit alone and some times with my brothers

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Thank Walid I
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62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Perfect food and a bit expensive. No alcohol. Staff professional. The place to be for beiruty authentic taste and atmosphere .been there for ages still same great taste and lovely food. Try it and get addicted

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Thank andrew s
Cairo, Egypt
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing lebanese food! So so yummy that I wish I had time to visit again. They are very clean wearing head caps and gloves. The staff is very friendly and the atmosphere over all is AMAZING! Prices are more than fine. You had to pay it a visit and eat Haloumi cheese.

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Thank FarahZaki
Beirut, Lebanon
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374 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

They have plat du jour (dish of the day), Lebanese and international cuisine...they deliver...but the taste is fair...prices are relatively high in accordance with the quality they offer...not recommended

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Thank Issa M
Beirut, Lebanon
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

high end food quality. great service. poor delivery service. poor call center. try the (kabse) with meat

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Thank douaabaghdadi
beirut
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

I recommand this restaurants because it has affordable prices and good food, especfially when i need to eat a meal like " Fwaregh, warak inab" or rice and meat. It is a good change from the barbecue- machawi restaurants.

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Thank Zeinasinno
Amman, Jordan
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484 reviews
339 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

They have the usual Arabic mezze and main dishes, mixed grill, fish dishes as well. If your in the area its a good option.

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Thank kmiqdadi
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11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

They have a huge menu and surprisingly they perfect everything on it. They have great Lebanese food (i highly recommend their appetizers and Lebanese stews) and they also have very good non-Lebanese entrees. Whenever Im in Lebanon I go there; I highly recommend their hummus dishes (hummus with meat, fatte and regular hummus), their kibbe (kebab, kibbe blaban and kibbe... More 

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Thank Ziyad S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, International, Grill, Halal
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sidani street | Adnan Hakim Street, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
  • Phone Number: +961 1 846 646

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?