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Chez Pepe or Pepe Abed

Byblos Fishing VIllage, Byblos, Lebanon
+961 9 540 213
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good30%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“seafood” (19 reviews)
“fresh fish” (4 reviews)
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Lebanese, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Byblos Fishing VIllage, Byblos, Lebanon
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Service was poor. tWe were greeted by a tired-looking waitress with a semi smile, that mainly ignored us throughout the lunch. Salad never made it to our table. Drinks followed the food 15 min later. Bread followed the food 10 min later. Food was ...........More

Thank Rouba B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The brand of Pepe exceeds its cuisine. The old good days are behind it, yet this is a mark and a flag that supersedes the today market. The food is average to good but the fish supply remains up to the standards of a high...More

Thank Elie H
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

An authentic Lebanese atmosphere that is unrivalled to date. The location is just a step off the ancient & historic Phoenician port of Byblos. This is a must visit and not to be missed. Excellent food, drinks & location.❤

Thank joelV8528XQ
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Generous portions and delicious Lebanese food. Nice spacious quiet restaurant. great place to meet friends and eat and chat.

Thank Julia G
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I invited a couple of friends for a fish dinner, its not my first time there but most certainly the last and i remembered why its been so long i havent been there. i agree that the fish is fresh and tasty but for the...More

Thank Freddy R
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We searched a lot for a nice restaurant that served fish in jbiel. When we came across Pepe. We agreed to try it. It's has a very nice area. The staff was very friendly. The food was amazing and it was served quickly. I recommend...More

Thank Roula22
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Great location, great service and excellent food. What more could one want? Restaurant overlooks the harbour is a great venue for a family get together.

Thank Ross M
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Prime location on the harbor of old Byblos city, the first and the most ancient of restaurants. was run by the late Pépé Abed, fisherman and sailor. the decoration is typical sea port, frames of famous people who visited the place, going down you find...More

Thank Mirna A
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

I liked the place, Sea breeze, clean , good staff, good food and ambiance, I love jbeil :) Would recommend this restaurant ! Check the set Menu seems a nice option too.

Thank Roger S
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We enjoyed the meal, the smiling service, the view on the charming harbor, the stroll on the pier, the view on Beirut... April was perfect weather with enough sun but reasonable temperature. Only downside is the traffic ....

Thank m2paris
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Cathy A. L
18 January 2018|
Response from Elie H | Reviewed this property |
Pepe Abed is still alive. As for the other two questions, I am not aware of any.
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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
Good for
Romantic, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 4:00 AM
4:00 PM - 4:00 AM
4:00 PM - 4:00 AM
4:00 PM - 4:00 AM
4:00 PM - 4:00 AM
4:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Byblos Fishing VIllage, Byblos, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Mount Lebanon Governorate  >  Byblos
  • Phone Number: +961 9 540 213
This restaurant was opened by Pepe Abed sometime in the 1960's. Has been very popular ever since and has had a large amount of celebrities who have visited over the years. Their photos are put on the wall in the restaurant. Excellent fish and sea food.
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