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Palme de Beirut

Bertastr. 76, Zurich, Switzerland
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Ranked #1,147 of 1,353 Restaurants in Zurich
Price range: $23 - $91
Cuisines: Lebanese
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Service ok, but the rest is a total disappointment: small plates, food not really fresh, prices ridiculously expensive for the food you get. Most middle-eastern takeaways are better...

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

when i call i already had a bad feeling, no hello, no goodbye, no real confirmation. it takes time until you are served, the waiters were very rude, a place to avoid in any case

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Zurich, Switzerland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Horrible place. Terrible food. Late service. Cold. Too crowded with tables. Not clean. No phone signal. Very expensive. I can't believe they still exist anyway!

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Zurich, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We went there on Friday night. It took the waiter ages to take our order for drinks not to mention the order for food. Food was ok but nothing special. When we had finished dinner it took them again 30 minutes and actually they only reacted to me asking for the bill. The bill came and the waiter had made... More

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Aarau, Switzerland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

NEVER AGAIN! There is way better and cheaper lebanese food with better atmosphere and better service than this restaurant! I feel like I'm a victim of theft with all the money I've spent there! We had a Groupon Voucher, on which (yes that's my mistake!) on the tinest of tiny parts it said that it's only valid on Sunday -... More

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Monza, Italy
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

It was a tuesday night and we had a reservation. We ordered the 8 (dont remember the exact number) appetizers and the main dish (grilled meat and rice). Food was ok, but considering the lebanese options they could have done something better. It was ok with falafel, kibbeh and hommus, nothing particularly special. Meat was tender but could have been... More

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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259 reviews 259 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

There was no cellphone signal in this restaurant! :( But the food was nice, and our group of 5 could linger and chat over a leisurely dinner. We ordered the Mezze for 5 people for CHF 173. It was a mix of hot and cold dishes, mostly vegetarian, but some had meat. I liked the variety of food. Not sure... More

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Zug, Switzerland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

We came with a Dein deal voucher of chf 99 value. For this, we got 8 small Mezze vegetarian dishes. The taste wasn't bad, but the service was, how to say a bit "two faced" artificial friendly like aspartam, it tasted sweet very sweet but it was fake. We ordered Prosecco to start with at 8.50 per glass, no complain... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

We went there two weeks ago for dinner, four friends. I made a reservation on the phone the week before, the person on the phone was a bit in a hurry and probably not the friendliest, but not unfriendly or rude either and I called at 7pm when the restaurant was probably full, so it's understandable. The reservation worked out... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

We had a rough start with service at this restaurant right from our phone call to book the table; the responder was really unfriendly and very much in a hurry. Our waiter appeared soon to be very distracted about service: he forgot repeatedly to bring our orders of water while insisting that we had had it already, and he brought... More

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Additional Information about Palme de Beirut

Address: Bertastr. 76, Zurich, Switzerland
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
Average Prices: USD 23 - 91
Cuisine: Lebanese

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