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Pasteur Street, Gemayzeh, Beirut 961, Lebanon
+961 1 561 016
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165 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

A good restaurant with good food, coupled with nice service but prices on the high side. Recommended.

Thank Hicham H
Beirut, Lebanon
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89 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

The sushi were of very good quality so we kept going there to enjoy them. However we were told that the chef was on holidays and would come back soon enough but it seems that he never did. The place was extremely under rated and always empty. Unfortunately I assume this is the reason why the restaurant hd tu sut

Thank Cherif K
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2015 via mobile

I highly recommend this suhi restaurant , it is a little bit expensive but it is ok because u will have a tasty fresh sushi and a cosy atmosphere. I loved it. I tried it once and will go back again and again.

Thank Hala L
Beirut, Beyrouth, Lebanon
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20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2014 via mobile

the place is nice , however dont choose sitying on the bar facing the cuisine door or else you end up smelling the frying odors whenever a waiter gets in or out.the sushi tastes good but not excellent and it is somehow overpriced. i liked the wine glasses :)

Thank Caroline A
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2014 via mobile

The experience at Kobe is really outstanding. Having been to most sushi places in town (Kampai, The Sushi Lounge, Yabani, WOK WOK, Le Sushi Bar, Yumi and the likes...) I can honestly say that Kobe is likely one of the best sushi paces in Beirut - if not the best by far. The staff are welcoming and professional. The interior... More 

Thank Ralph N
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 March 2014 via mobile

I've been trying Sushi places for a while now, and been to Kampai,yabani,wokwok,le sushi bar.... and a lot more but this is deffinatly the best Sushi i ate.. The staff were really nice and friendly and ambience and the interior is cozy its definately one of the best sishi places in town :D

Thank Wissam J
Paris, France
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331 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2014

Great restaurant in Gemayzeh Beirut, with a wonderful menu, good wine choice. We had the orgazmic shrimps, the salmon crunchy, and the trio salmon, tuna and scallops appetizers, the kobe fillet as main dish, plus chicken noodles. The wine was Pouille Fume, a good white French wine. Very good food, excellent professional service. Beef and wine are a bit on... More 

Thank Toomuchtravel2013
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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231 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2013

I had heard of Kobe and decided to dine there while on a short trip to Beirut. Unfortunately, my expectations were not met. Although the menu is extensive, there was no consistency when it comes to taste. Although some selections were tasty, several dishes didn't taste that good! Staff is very friendly, ambiance is nice but from my experience, it's... More 

Thank Louay
Beirut, Lebanon
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 September 2013

I had a great experience at Kobe. Very welcoming staff. The Food was really amazing. It is in the ivy league of Sushi and Japanese restaurants I have been to so far. And believe me, I have been to many. I travel a lot and lived in many cities including London where you can find the most amazing restaurants. This... More 

Thank Michael M
Bdadun, Mont-Liban, Lebanon
1 review
Reviewed 20 July 2013

I went to Kobe because I wanted to try new things. Safe to say I was very much impressed. The waiters and the host were some of the most professional people I've ever met, friendly, courteous, and great at what they do. The ambiance was terrific; great music and soft lighting. Very romantic. They also have a very impressive variety... More 

Thank Brian A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$60
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Delivery, Seating
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pasteur Street, Gemayzeh, Beirut 961, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
  • Phone Number: +961 1 561 016

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?