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Appetito Trattoria

Hamra Mahatma Gandhi Street | Hamra, Beyrouth, Beirut 1103, Lebanon
+961 1 347 346
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (94 reviews)
“risotto” (28 reviews)
“tiramisu” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Hamra Mahatma Gandhi Street | Hamra, Beyrouth, Beirut 1103, Lebanon
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family visits to Appetito feel like escapes to Rome. The food is fresh and lovingly prepared. The atmosphere always warm and friendly.More

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Ghada H, Owner at Appetito Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed the food and the genuine service at appetito. Thank you again and we hope to see you in the near future. On behalf of appetito trattoria...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was really good, atmosphere and the food was great , also service was superb , owner was really cute :)More

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Ghada H, Owner at Appetito Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Merve Ç, Thank you for visiting our trattoria and for taking the time to review us. Our aim at appetito is to deliver an authentic Italian experience and we are glad to know we did :) Thank you again and we hope to serve...More

Reviewed 28 April 2018

After eating so much arabic cuisine I was happy to have some Italian. Really good Pizzas and linguini very fresh and very authentic flavors we left here felling more than satisfied.More

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Ghada H, Owner at Appetito Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear AdamYuen1980, Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed the food and the genuine service at appetito. Thank you again and we hope to serve you in the near future. On behalf of...More

Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

One of the best Italian restaurants in Beirut. The staff is super friendly and helpful... ask for their recommendations and you won't regret it! Their pizza is divine, thin crunchy crust and full of flavors...the salads are fresh and delicious.. the pasta is just the...More

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Ghada H, Owner at Appetito Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Maya A, Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed the food and the genuine service at appetito, Pizza and pastas. We hope your taste buds keep on bringing you back for more....More

Reviewed 25 April 2018

Appetito was my lunch staple as a grad student at AUB. I think I've been there 50 times. It's not the best in the city, but it's very good and very reasonably priced, boasting a wood-fire oven, a very personable staff, and a decent menu...More

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Ghada H, Owner at Appetito Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Loran P, Thank you for your visits to our trattoria and for taking the time to review us. We are delighted with your endorsement and for recommending us to Italian food lovers. Our aim at appetito is to deliver an authentic Italian experience and...More

Reviewed 5 April 2018

The food here is terrible! We ordered the arancini which were supposed to be mushroom but I'm not sure where the mushroom was. They tasted like plain rice and were not at all creamy like the arancini balls of Italy. We also ordered a margarita...More

Thank almond6
Ghada H, Owner at Appetito Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear almond6, Thank you for visiting our trattoria and for taking the time to review us. We apologize for the disappointment. Unfortunately we cannot please all our guests' palates. Thank you again. On behalf of appetito trattoria team,

Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

The place is authentic and pasta is delicious 😀. I recommend the place. It is the best Italian food in town.More

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Ghada H, Owner at Appetito Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear MoglieMatti, Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed the food and the genuine service at appetito. Thank you again and we hope to see you in the near future. On behalf of...More

Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

I really like this place. It’s true I don’t go often but I’ve been several times and I leave happy. The food is lovely, flavorful The interior and decoration are amazing, very true to the italian identity. The service is friendly and helpful The way...More

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Ghada H, Owner at Appetito Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

Dear Fatima C, Thank you for visiting our trattoria and for taking the time to review us. We are delighted with your endorsement and for recommending us to Italian food lovers. Our aim at appetito is to deliver an authentic Italian experience and we are...More

Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

If you know your Italian food you’d know that what is served here, although acceptable and better than other Italian places in Beirut, is okay but no more. The atmosphere is nice and genuine with a proper wood oven for the pizzas. The service is...More

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Ghada H, Owner at Appetito Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

Dear rami t, Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed the ambiance and the genuine service at appetito. Thank you again, On behalf of appetito trattoria team,

Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

We attended this Italian restaurant based on the good reviews here on Tripadvisor. Unfortunately we do not agree with the very positive reviews here. We were a family party of five and went for dinner. The setting is nice and the staff was friendly and...More

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Ghada H, Owner at Appetito Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

Dear CarstenKrog, Thank you for visiting our trattoria and for taking the time to review us. Our guests' feedback are extremely valuable to us. We appreciate your honest comments, they have been addressed to the chef. Unfortunately, all shrimps in Lebanon are imported and are...More

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Ali H
10 January 2018|
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Response from Ghada H | Property representative |
Hello Ali, it is recommended to have reservations during weekends :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$17 - US$45
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hamra Mahatma Gandhi Street | Hamra, Beyrouth, Beirut 1103, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
  • Phone Number: +961 1 347 346
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Description
Located in the vibrant City of Beirut, Appetito Trattoria is a cozy escape from the hustle bustle world, right in the middle of Hamra & Gemmayzeh. The design concept is a homey, rustic, Italian trattoria, and the food is wholesome and always fresh.
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