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Bab El-Mina

Old Harbor, Byblos, Lebanon
+961 9 540 475
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“fresh fish” (10 reviews)
“seafood” (19 reviews)
“shrimp” (6 reviews)
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Lebanese, Seafood, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
$$ - $$$
Old Harbor, Byblos, Lebanon
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bab El-Mina is a must whether for breakfast, lunch or dinner. With friends, family, a couple or even alone. Overlooking the ancient and historic Phoenician port of Byblos, the tables are very well placed so you can easily see the ancient wall surrounding the oldest...More

Thank joelD6647EQ
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

You walk down the Roman way to the hardboard through beautiful streets with “caché” and numerous bars where history and modern design marry together very well. The restaurant is at the old hardboard and have a nice and large terrasse with view to the sea...More

Thank S O
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely place fresh dishes, a wide variety of mezze and with a bit of luck beautiful sea view and the old harbor.

Thank Toomuchtravel2013
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The best spot for seafood on Byblos Harbor. A two minute walk from the citadel. The food is always fresh and super tasty.

Thank RA426
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Lovely seaview , excellent service. Everything was perfect and better than expectation. I recommend this place if you are visiting Jbei.

Thank Rami I
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

I had a bit of relax in a hot day of september, enjoying a good lemonade with mint. Courtesy and frendly. Amazing view on the Byblos bay.

Thank Rokenya
Reviewed 25 September 2017

I arrived around 12:30 when there were a lot of free tables and wanted lunch and drinks. The waiter told me that all of the tables looking out to the harbour were reserved (although there was no sign of reservations on the tables themselves and...More

Thank UKbadiabranca
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Went here for a family dinner. There mezzo with fish was good, not amazing but better than we have had in other places. Service was ok also but the 100 USD per kg of fish I felt was a bit harsh. The old harbour is...More

Thank Edvin S
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I came here for lunch and the waiter was beyond courteous. He sat me at a table by the sea, and he was super nice the whole time. I was eating alone so he even said the whole table is yours... Food was great and...More

Thank Laragazzaturca77
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

My best spot when i am in lebanon for fusion Lebanese seafood dishes Everything comes with a twist such as shrimp tabbouleh (to die for) I have been around so many restaurants in Lebanon but this place is the best value for money for sure...More

Thank crazybou
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Harbor, Byblos, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Mount Lebanon Governorate  >  Byblos
  • Phone Number: +961 9 540 475
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