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Mat'am al-Saraya

Green Sq, Central Tripoli, Tripoli, Libya
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Ranked #29 of 62 Restaurants in Tripoli
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- Oct 5, 2013
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English first
Tripoli, Libya
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

I never been their because of its bad reputation! Hope they work this issue out because their place is amazing in front of martyr's square.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2012

Saraya offer delicious Lebanese menu and salad bar. Saraya located on the second floor, downstairs there is a cafe and another cafe outside. Saraya clean place, I have been there at least 10 times, I never had same service or same taste of any dish. Sometime it is good sometimes it is not. Downstairs cafe good to have light meals,... More

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St. Paul's Bay, Malta
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2012

Al-Saraya is a popular place in Tripoli where one will find many expatriates who come here for a bite to eat due to its central location in the square and good value for money. The food is wholesome and well prepared. The perfect place to sit out in the pleasant evening breeze.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2012

I´ve been to this place many times during my 2 years stay in Tripoli. The interesting thing about it: right at Green Square, facing the corniche. This is the heart of Tripoli and you can have an interesting glimpse of the libyan way of life. There are other fancier restaurants (in the hotels), but this place is really great for... More

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2012

One thing that impressed me about the Al-Saraya restaurant was that when the food arrived on our plates, it looked exactly like it was pictured in their menu!! They had a nice selection of foods from club sandwiches to hamburgers and cheeseburgers to pizzas to salads, etc. as well as a variety of drink choices. Most plates were served with... More

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New York City, New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2011

In a city where culinary achievement is in its development stage and not much should be expected regarding rich flavors and spices, Saraya does a great job at combining a very convenient location in the middle of green square at the old city, reasonable prices (something that is going the way of extinction in Tripoli) and okay food to earn... More

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Otley, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2010

On a summer's evening, it was pleasant to sit at an outside table and watch the bustle of Green Square. The upstairs restaurant is apparently a bit pricey, but the downstairs/outside cafe/restaurant is good value. Pizzas and alcohol free beer for 2 came to under 30LD. The pizzas ("bizzas", of course, in Arabic) were quite good but, as someone else... More

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Amman, Jordan
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2010

the rest placed near the Grand Hotel and the green field. it has good salads, burgers, grilled chicken sands, and mixed grills. you can also enjoy the sheesha... the only disadvantage is the service.. expect to receive your meal minimum after 40 minutes of ordering it, last time i got meal exactly after one hour from ordering it.

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2009

This restaurant is on the east side of Green Square and actually provides two different types of dining. It is a round building on the south side of the road though the red sign is competely in Arabic so you won't know what it is called if you can't read Arabic script. The translation is the Castle restaurant. On the... More

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