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Appetito Trattoria

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Hamra | Mahatma Gandhi Street, Beirut, Lebanon
+961 1 347 346
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Located in the vibrant yet warm Hamra neighborhood, Appetito Trattoria is...
Located in the vibrant yet warm Hamra neighborhood, Appetito Trattoria is a cozy escape from the hustle bustle world, right in the middle of the city. The design concept is a homey, rustic, Italian trattoria, and the food is wholesome and always fresh.
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  • 39
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious Italian in Hamra !

I had dinner with some of my friends earlier last month and I loved it ! The super cute homey-like decoration, the warmth of the waiters and restaurant owners and the deliciousness of the food ! Italian traditionally made; on-sight-wood-oven, high tables, bar side seats and regular indoor and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
Ange S
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Beirut, Lebanon
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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184 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Beirut, Lebanon
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

I had dinner with some of my friends earlier last month and I loved it ! The super cute homey-like decoration, the warmth of the waiters and restaurant owners and the deliciousness of the food ! Italian traditionally made; on-sight-wood-oven, high tables, bar side seats and regular indoor and outdoor tables. We had appetizers, a couple pasta plates and a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

One word to describe the place PERFECT their wooden pizza are amazing and extremly light, great food, friendly and professional staff. Strongly Recommended

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This was our first time at this restaurant, and it was absolutely amazing. The service, atmosphere and food were exceptional. This is a must try place while in Beirut!

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Amman, Jordan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

What a fabulous place to enjoy a wonderful Italian meal! Great variety and all mouthwateringly delicious! Warm, cozy atmosphere tops the experience. Definitely worth not just one, but many visits! Dale G

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istanbul
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

It might sound awkward to go to an Italian restaurant when you are surrounded by delicious Lebanese options but if you like Italian dishes give it a try. Great risotto, delicious pizza, almost perfect carpaccio...the risotto is still in my dreams. The manager seems to be involved in everything, very nice gentleman, gave excellent advice for the wines as well.... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I pass by this restaurant on a daily basis, but after reading reviews on trip advisor I have decided to try it. Went there with my husband. I loved the "ambiance"; the Tuscany style decoration, the soft music, and the excellent service. The food was very good too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

A real italian restaurant deep in beirut. Everything is great you feel you are in italy. The host is really nice and pretty

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Beirut, Lebanon
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

You're supposed to eat Italian food in Italy, so as a tourist, I'd always advise you to eat Lebanese food in Lebanon. That said, if for some reason you want to eat Italian then Appetito Trattoria is one of the best Italian restaurants in town. Prices aren't cheap but are not very steep. The taste is amazing. This little restaurant... More 

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Hamra, Beyrouth, Lebanon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Although this might look like a small italian place in one of the streets of hamra, it offers a wide menu and amazing dishes. The spirit is purely italian and the food is italian to the bone. Not only the pizza menu is fantastic but their desserts are just memorable. Their tiramisu is to die for. Highly recommended!

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Ghada H, Owner at Appetito Trattoria, responded to this review

Dear Najat H, Thank you for taking the time to review us. It is pleasant to know that you enjoyed our food and you appreciate the Italian look and Feel. We are proud with your endorsement and happy that you liked our pizza and Tiramisu Looking forward to serving you again. On behalf of Appetito Trattoria team, More 

Beirut, Lebanon
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Appetito has such delicious food and very friendly staff! In all my visits I was never disappointed.

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Ghada H, Owner at Appetito Trattoria, responded to this review

Dear YaraS88, Thank you for the nice words and for taking the time to review us. It is pleasant to know that you enjoy our food and like our friendly staff. Our aim is to offer our customers a consistent experience and we are glad we are managing to do so. We will certainly pass your compliments to our staff.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Hamra | Mahatma Gandhi Street, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
  • Phone Number: +961 1 347 346

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 17 - 45
  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

Located in the vibrant yet warm Hamra neighborhood, Appetito Trattoria is a cozy escape from the hustle bustle world, right in the middle of the city. The design concept is a homey, rustic, Italian trattoria, and the food is wholesome and always fresh.

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