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Lebanese Taverna

2641 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008 (Upper Northwest)
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Ranked #52 of 2,644 Restaurants in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $30 - $30
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Buffet, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Upper Northwest
Cross street: Calvert Street
Transit: Metro Red line - Woodley Park
Description: Lebanese Taverna DC has re-opened after an extensive renovation to the entire restaurant. Located directly across from the Woodley Park metro, this location now offers a 13-seat bar, lounge and seating for 130 people. Great for groups of all sizes and offers a private room for seating up to 56 people.
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81% Recommend
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English first
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Went there on a friend's recommendation and we loved the food. Everything seemed fresh and well prepared. Don't miss the Lebanese donuts!

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Walked past on the way to the zoo and it looked pretty good so we decided to pop in on the way back to the Metro. Oh wow I am so pleased we did. The food was outstanding. I love Mediterranean food but having only previously tried Turkish and Greek I couldn't wait to try Lebanese and it was an... More

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Annapolis, Maryland
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111 reviews 111 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Loved the lentil soup (it has a nice little kick to it, I think thanks to the cilantro and lemon), and the falafel was not only delicious but also attractively presented. I can't complain about the exotic lanterns and delightful terroir of the Lebanese wine (I highly recommend the Ksara from the Bekaa Valley, which you can also say to... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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91 reviews 91 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Great place to go if you are looking for something beyond the typical burger, steak or pasta. Service was great and they take reservations. It is located right across from the metro so it's pretty easy to get to/from. Watch out for the bread they bring before you know it you are filled up and out of room for the... More

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Virginia Beach, VA
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68 reviews 68 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Recently I was in Washington, D.C. for work. I came in on the train and then used the Metrorail only. So I needed places that were gluten free, safe for a celiac AND near a Metro stop! One option was Lebanese Taverna. The one I went to was right across from Woodley Park Metro Stop, so also nearby the National... More

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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I have eaten here many times over the years and always find the food and the service to be terrific. This trip was no exception. This time, we tried the sample platters and recommend that if you are undecided. Great service, too. The location is right off the Metro at Woodley Park and worth the trip. The bread pudding was... More

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Summerville, SC
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

My kids were interested in trying something new so we picked this place after our morning at the zoo. The staff was helpful in making recommendations and everyone enjoyed their meal. The hummus sampler was fun for the tweens. They can order a more basic meal like shrimp skewers or flatbread sandwich while adults can enjoy some genuine Lebanese.

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Philadelphia, PA
20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

....and palate pleasure too. No pickup at this place, only delivery. Found it through a food delivery site, and loved all the dishes we ordered.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

It has a very nice atmosphere and the waiters were very pleasant. We went during their anniversary celebration and everything was insanely well priced (the normal prices were good. Especially for the portions.) The portion size was good, but be warned, if you eat too much of the delicious pita bread the bring to your table, you may not be... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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42 reviews 42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I love Lebanese Taverna which has locations all over the Mid Atlantic. The stay is very much like family, the decor takes you to another place and the food very authentic. Love the sampler platter, the salads, grilled meats. Everything has so much flavor. Read about it on CITYPEEK and highly recommend in DC, Baltimore, N. VA.

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