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la paillote

Ain El-Mreiseh, Beirut 00961, Lebanon
+961 1 369 113
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good21%
  • Average26%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fresh seafood” (3 reviews)
“sea bass” (3 reviews)
“oysters” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Ain El-Mreiseh, Beirut 00961, Lebanon
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1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came for dinner expecting to get a decent seafood dinner. The run down appearance of the place was a give away. Also, there was only one other table. Ordered the grilled Calamari to start with hummus. The Calamari was cut very thick and very chewy....More

Thank Atiqazad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It takes something for me to patronise a restaurant two nights in a row but I did here. Down on the Corniche not far from the Yacht Club, one is welcomed properly and offered a choice of tables. Being one does not automatically out you...More

Thank MasafiOne
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Nice greeting from the waiters and the meal started nicely with more than average starters. Then something happened. Another party came in and sat down at the next table. They were probably locals, smoked heavily and got all the attention. After about 45 minutes we...More

Thank Henrik N
Reviewed 24 November 2017

We were given a really warm and charming welcome by the staff and had a delicious supper. The entire evening was a delight and I wish we had time to go back again.

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Service was great, salad was good view was nice... but it was way to expensive. The fish was not bad but also not very special. So it was not worth the money.

Thank Angelique d
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

i was in beirut with a friend from 22. august until 29 august. we like very much seafood so we visited la paillote on the first evening i can only say best service best fish cooked on wood fire best libanese whine best best best........More

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

It is very unfortunate to still find people that try to cheat you especially in the F&B world where the choices are so many and the people are more aware. The waiter had two sets of menu; one for tourists and one for local and...More

1  Thank WorldCT
Reviewed 3 July 2017

we had the 2 person mixed fish plate. not one herb on the whole plate, one stale sauce, 5 veggies as a side dish and the fish and shrimps really lame. i doubt it was fresh. we did not even finish and left. expensive and...More

Thank praxis874
Reviewed 20 May 2017

This restaurant was recommended by my hotel;. The food and ambiance was good without being anything special. Was surprisingly expensive

Thank peterdeirdreben
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

The food normal. Tuna was good, the fish normal. Expensive for quality. Service ok. I think that we can find better place for same price. 100$ for 2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ain El-Mreiseh, Beirut 00961, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
  • Phone Number: +961 1 369 113
  • E-mail
Restaurant La Paillote The Sea Food Place is overlooking the Mediterranean Sea and provides the perfect setting to enjoy the freshest seafood caught daily. "I've never thought of our restaurants as temples of gastronomy, they're just places where the fish is fresh and exhilarating and the atmosphere is alive and full of fun. The way we cook and the relaxed way the staff look after you in the restaurants is our idea of what seaside holidays near the saint georges bay in beirut downtown on the Cornish coast are all about." Jean Daou Our menu uses the freshest fish and seafood that is often landed right here on our doorstep by local fishermen...
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