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Byblos Restaurant

80 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10016-7420
+1 212-687-0808
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
80 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10016-7420
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the fattoush and mouhamara to start, which were delicious. Our mains weren’t to our taste but it was cooked nicely and the service was great.

Thank Charlie B
Reviewed 23 April 2018

This is a fun place with live music on the weekend. The food is classical Lebanese. We had several appetizers, including hummus, spinach triangles, and a kebab. The food was tasty, service was good and prompt. Pries are moderate, which is a plus in that...More

Thank QueenStreetLaw
Reviewed 22 February 2018

Had a sampling of appetizers: - Zatar pie -- delicious fresh pita, well spiced; - Haloumi cigars -- nice and refreshing; - lamb ribs - larger and fatter than expected but tasted nice As noted, a bit pricey. Dinner for two well over $100. Service...More

Thank sgptraveller2014
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Service was really great and so was the food. The waiter was very courteous and knowledgeable about the menu. Very nice atmosphere , definitely a date night kind of spot just like recommended on Seated!

Thank Isabella W
Reviewed 6 January 2018 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

1  Thank Nancy188633
Reviewed 3 January 2018 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!!!

1  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
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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, 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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