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All 473 Beirut Restaurants

Karam

Downtown, Souk Bazerkane Street | The Atrium Building, Beirut, Lebanon
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Ranked #15 of 473 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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English first
Beirut, Lebanon
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

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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Aleppo, Syria
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 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
8 helpful votes 8 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
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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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
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
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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Beirut
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169 reviews 169 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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Shorewood, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

I love Lebanese food and I don't mean the fare served at Beirut's international hotels. Karam is an interesting 15-minute walk from the Phoenicia and St. George's, and the food is delicious, authentic and plentiful. I had a table outside for dinner in October and although the place is upscale, it is not a pretentious, plastic, pseudo French meat market... More

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Beirut
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140 reviews 140 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This is one of the most generous places I ate at in lebanon. We went for extra last year with work and it is undeniably one of the best I have had. The service is great and punctual, the food is so tasty and a loooottt of food was left over as they really present a lot per person. Everything... More

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