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Downtown, Souk Bazerkane Street | The Atrium Building, Beirut, Lebanon
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Ranked #30 of 502 Restaurants in Beirut
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Lebanese
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Dining options: Late Night
Description: A wonderful Lebanese restaurant in downtown Beirut. The food was wonderful, our favourites were the grilled halloumi cheese, cheese rolls, fatoush salad and moutabel (as well as dessert with white coffee - hot rose water). The wine was also good. The decor is quite simple and modern, not a great amount of atmosphere but it was all made up by the delicious food and wonderful service which constantly looked after us. You can also smoke shisa if you wish to. Greatly located in downtown Beirut, near the central mosque. Prices are about average for a restaurant dinner in the centre of town. It was recommended to us by Hotel Albergo, and I was very much satisfied with my evening and will definitely go back.
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Beirut, Lebanon
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194 reviews 194 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

that restaurant don’t have the patience to serve you. it would be better that you come in; pay and leave without eating. the second thing is that you expect from such a reputable restaurant to respect the law of smoking- unless you want to inhale the puffs of Nargile of close by diners and your kids to secondary smoke- dont... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Amazing lebanese food in the city. If you have a visitor or are in the mood for good lebanese food and dont want to go your village spot, go to Karam... One downside, the manager in downtown was a bit rude to us (lunch time)

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Beirut, Lebanon
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50 reviews 50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

One of the most popular traditional cuisine places, good food and nice service. Personally this is not one the best but for a business meal this is top selection. When in Beirut you need to search for the small corner restaurants they offer way more than big establishment, but if you have visitors or travelers over, this is one of... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Overall, the service and food was very good. This is close to Nejmeh square so it is very convenient to eat at during a visit to the downtown area. It is just unfortunate that from the three times that I have eaten here, it is relatively quiet due to the lack of visitors to the downtown area. But if you... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Excellent food, excellent service. It's a pity it's indoors :( In any case, the best lebanese food we ever tasted :)

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Cairo, Egypt
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

one of the popular restaurants at the town. The food is very delicious, it is serving all the Lebanese tasty food. its location is nice, the staff was very nice.

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Amman, Jordan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Delicious clean and fresh Lebanese food. Located in downtown Beirut..always full you have to reserve ahead of time

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

If anyone would ask me where did I have my best meal in beirut, I'll directly reply: at Karam. I enjoyed the food, the atmosphere and the service. It is worthy every penny spent in there. All my friend who went there as per my recommendation have spent great times. I am looking forward t being there again. Hopefully soon.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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83 reviews 83 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

Went there yesterday for family lunch and we enjoyed it a lot. Perfect set up for families gathering. Nice decor. Mouthwatering LEBANESE food (meza and barbecue) every dish was tasty. The service was efficient and quick. Polite and skillful waiters. Dishes portions were fair. Good value for money Not overpriced at all. Even though the place is not that big... More 

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216 reviews 216 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We were on a business lunch, the staff was very friendly, the food was good and the atmosphere takes you back in time. Located in a quiet area.

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Address: Downtown, Souk Bazerkane Street | The Atrium Building, Beirut, Lebanon
Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
Cuisine: Lebanese

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