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Byblos Restaurant

80 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10016-7420
+1 212-687-0808
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
80 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10016-7420
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We come to New York City about twice a year and never leave without going to Byblos. Best Lebanese food we have had. We especially love the kibbe nayye and tabouleh but it's all good. Never a lot of people there, which we can't understand...More

Thank Nancy188633
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ask for waiter Alejandro. He will set you up with the best menu in the world. Group of 12 friends and had the best night ever. Literally best food in Miami!!!!! Drinks are amazing also! WOW Speechless!

Thank Lia B
Reviewed 2 December 2017

We were a little concerned when we arrived for dinner on a Saturday night at 6:30 and we were the only ones in the restaurant. The restaurant has entertainment late on Saturday so perhaps that was why. However, with 6 people we ordered many things...More

1  Thank Jeanne C
Reviewed 13 November 2017

This restaurant has excellent food, atmosphere, and, service! The dining room is pretty, the waiters are pretty, the food was pretty! I had a stuffed eggplant, fantastic! My friend's dish was the lamb kebob, excellent! Drinks and dessert, also, delicious!!!

Thank eventsbythirteen
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Breast of lamb a very nicely done and sizable.... Hummus very good, excellent freshly hot baked pita .. yogurt dip , chicken kabob and fresh mint tea delish.. didn’t try deserts...would go back... very clean place

1  Thank Behzad N
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We lived in the Mid-East for 10 years so we are Middle Eastern food snobs. This was our 5th or 6th visit to Byblos and it is by far the best restaurant on this side of the Atlantic for Lebanese/Arabic food. They have za'atar just...More

1  Thank EileenP16
Reviewed 14 October 2017

The best Lebanese food I’ve had in years—as good as my Lebanese-Syrian grandmother’s amazing cooking. If we lived in NYC, we’d be regular customers. We returned twice for their exquisite food. Every dish was outstanding. The service was gracious and the ambience was lovely. My...More

Thank Anita R
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Truly excellent Lebanese fare. Fresh ingredients. Proprietary preparation. Knowledgeable waitpeople.

2  Thank BillyReyn
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We went on a weeknight and had hoped for some fun belly dancing. Apparently that is only on Saturday night and it can get extremely crowded. This evening we ordered the starter platter for two which was delicious and gave us a chance to try...More

Thank Tiny_Bubbles007
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

My mom and I just came in here on a whim not knowing what to really expect. The ambience was very relaxing. The food was soooo amazing. I love their homemade falafel and the stuffed lamb breast. The pita bread was fresh and hot. Mom...More

Thank BKSweetie
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Sizes are perfect! Typo allé the gala gel you Have to count around six pieces around the size of a golf Ball or slightly am aller... The rest is about the same size. The best is to order 4 or 5 différent one and it makes a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10016-7420
    (28th street)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
  • Neighbourhood: Manhattan
  • Phone Number: +1 212-687-0808
Byblos Restaurant is the finest, most authentic Lebanese Restaurant in NYC. Join us on Friday or Saturday nights for a one man show and belly dancer!!
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