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Ashrafyah, Beirut, Lebanon
1215046
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A simply stunning meal...

Really outstanding food here - and superb service. I have to confess that our host ordered everything, so I have absolutely no idea what to recommend - but it was a really awesome meal (and this in a country where substantial and impressive meals seem commonplace). Musical entertainment was very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 8, 2015
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Really outstanding food here - and superb service. I have to confess that our host ordered everything, so I have absolutely no idea what to recommend - but it was a really awesome meal (and this in a country where substantial and impressive meals seem commonplace). Musical entertainment was very good too - I'm not normally a fan of the... More 

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13 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

The food was very good & ambiance better with 2 live guitarists & oud players. Good variety of plates with great taste!! I highly recommend trying it... Recommendations: Armenian Salad Soujouk with Quail eggs chicken liver Kefta with cherry & cherry molasess

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Beirut, Lebanon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Friendly service, cozy atmosphere (small rooms with tables are close to each other but it never bothered over the couple of times I've been), excellent food, seriously good food in a relaxed setting. And don't tell your date, but it's quite good value for money too ;-)

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Manama, Bahrain
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This is a classic Armenian/Lebanese restaurant that everyone should try at least once when visiting Beirut, great food, very cosy ambiance, great food again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I love the mix of armenian and lebanese which adds the spiciness lebanese food lacks. I also like the cozy atmosphere. I recommend for smaller group

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Unfortunately, a unique restaurant like Mayas which used to be known for good food is now known for being a restaurant in breach of Law 174 (Prohibiting indoor smoking). Mayas created it's own jurisprudence by dividing it's already tiny restaurant into a non smoking Ground floor and a smoking mezzanine floor both connected with the same air staircase etc. It... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I love food ... And I love Lebanese food so when going to Mayas for an Armenian version I didn't know what to expect but the food is amazing!! You have to have the Following when you go: Armenian salad, the eggplant Koussa with yogurt and they have this cheese Mille fielle thing that's amazing like melt in your mouth... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We visited this place last month and it was really nice and delicious. We loved the fattoush, the potato and cherry kafta everything was well presented. The music was extraordinary played by a young guitarist playing romantic songs. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone interested to taste the orientale food with a twist .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The best of the best in terms of Armenian delicatessen Recommended: cherry kebab and menteux. The armenian salad is a must as well Enjoy your meal

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Armenian delicacies to die for... the Soujouk and Chesse pastry was excellent and the Manti superb... The ambience is super especially when friends are around ...there used to be an old guitarist who was also a good addition to sing those old armenian and lebanese classics...but didnt see him the last time we went there..... Lovely restaurant indeed

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Ashrafyah, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
  • Phone Number: 1215046

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Armenian

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