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114 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4939
+1 215-568-3050
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good7%
  • Average0%
  • Poor23%
  • Terrible47%
22 Nov 2015
“Frisked Before Entering”
15 Jun 2015
“No Thank you.”
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
114 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4939
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Reviewed 22 November 2015

We actually did not eat at this restaurant which is only a few blocks from our home. We were so put off by the surly, attitude-laden, bouncer at the door who, according to the owner, is required to frisk all male patrons seeking to enter...More

1  Thank BruSue1
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Went here with friends seeking an authentic Mediterranean meal, being from Morocco myself, I ordered the Tagine poulet au citron, oh they should have called it something different thats not a Tagine poulet au citron, chicken & sliced lemon grill with rice!! Loud music and...More

Thank HassanElAmrani
Reviewed 16 October 2014

The food here was generally very poor. The vegetables were not cooked through properly and the fish dish was particularly bad. . The cost of the meal was above average and not good value for money at all. The waiter did what he could to...More

Thank soot30
Reviewed 29 October 2013

Went to Byblos and had an amazing experience. Waitresses were very attentive and friendly and the owner George took time out of his busy schedule to make sure everything was going well with our party. Would definitely recommend Byblos to anyone looking for both hookah...More

Thank Philly1900
Reviewed 5 August 2013

This review is actually for Vango, the club next door, which is owned and operated by the same people as Byblos. I am sure you can expect similar treatment at Byblos. A group of us went to Vango around 12:30 or 1am after a party....More

Thank Chris_D_1737
Reviewed 22 May 2013

One of the WORST night spots I have been to in a really long time. The waitress (Kate) was horrible. She lied to us and told us to get a table we needed to order two hookahs and a drink each. The problem was only...More

Thank M0nikaM23
Reviewed 21 April 2013 via mobile

Stopped by here for some food drinks and hookah while in Philly. Food was pretty good, a bit less than authentic. Some affordable dishes on the menu, but also several overpriced options ($20 for 4 shrimp?). Drinks not toooo overpriced. Would have been an ok...More

Thank Jkmbac
Reviewed 30 December 2011

Went tonight with my wife and 3 young children and the staff were exceedingly kind and welcoming. It was like being swarmed by attractive and motherly nannies who also serve food and wine. They fawned over my 2 girls and helped us order precisely what...More

Thank Cwald
Reviewed 20 November 2011

The hookah is good, we tried several flavors, the food are also delicious

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Reviewed 22 February 2008

great Hookah bar!

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4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
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  • Address: 114 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4939
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-568-3050
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