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Appetito Trattoria

Hamra | Mahatma Ghandi street, Beirut, Lebanon
+961 1 347 346
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Ranked #3 of 502 Restaurants in Beirut
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $17 - $45
Cuisines: Italian
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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 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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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

I used TripAdvisor to help find a restaurant while i spent a day walking in and around Hamra, Beirut. I was happy with what I read in the reviews about Appetito Trattoria and absolutely delighted once we dined there. The food was fresh and tasty, the seafood marinara was bursting with flavour and freshness, with al dente pasta. And the... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Service was very nice. Lots of work was done to make the place as authentic as it is now. The food can still be better, I added some salt and olive oil (which were already on my table) and the food turned out to be one of the most delicious things I've eaten this year.

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Beirut, Lebanon
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

First time we went the food and service were out of this world. Friendly staff and very tasty meal! Second time was still excellent in service, but I found the food close to ordinary, though we ordered almost the same things. I need a third time to be sure :) The place itself is very cozy just off the busy... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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138 reviews 138 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

It was my second visit to appetito.. This time was for dinner.. So cozy & Romantic place..you will run from noise to this restaurant..The staffs are so friendly.. & the owner as well.. I tried the Filetto alla Fiorentina.. Was perfect.. I think you don't need an airplane ticket to visit Italy.. Italy is here in your neighborhood..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

Everything is special about this place: the food, drinks, music, atmosphere, music, etc..!! I go there like once a week and I'm always amazed by its unique experience. It's a must go, see, eat place!

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Beirut, Lebanon
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I have found the best taste of Italian cuisine at Appetito, I've tasted enough Italian dishes but I got the best taste in this restaurant. You can notice the effort done by whoever made this place what it is right now in going into research to learn about Italian ambiance and style of cuisine. There is a little problem though,... More 

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South Orange, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I am visiting from New York and just had lunch at this quaint, rustic, wonderful italian restaurant in the heart of Hamra. I have had pizza in many places in New York and Italy but the freshness of the ingredients, the crispy and thin brick oven dough and the marriage of the different ingredients coming together was beyond words. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Definetly a place to visit if your looking for a cozy and great italian food. The staff is the best in town, totally recommend

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

Dear Jihanosman, Thank you for recommending us to Italian food lover we are flattered with your kind comments. We will pass your compliments to the team Wishing you the very best & we are looking forward to serving you again. On behalf of Appetito Trattoria team, More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I have already visited Appetito Trattoria before, and i still love this place.. The atmosphere is so welcoming, the staff is amazing and very helpful (A special thank you to Diana and Kamal). I am still amazed by the quality and taste of the food. I had a risotto with gambas and it was yummy!!! would definitely come back.

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

Dear Reibek Thank you for your kind feedback, Our aim at Appetito is to offer our clienteles a great experience and a consistent quality of food. We are glad to know we did it. We are proud you like our staff the dishes selection and the Risotto Gamberetti we serve. we highly value your recommendations. Looking forward to serving you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Great ambiance and great food and very afordable as well it is highly recommended my advise is to try the spaghetti gambreti it is very tastful

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

Dear Ghassan J Thank you for taking the time to review us and for recommending us. We are glad you liked the SPAGHETTI GAMBERETTI it is one of our most selling dishes. Looking forward to serving you very soon, On behalf of Appetito Trattoria team More 

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Additional Information about Appetito Trattoria

Address: Hamra | Mahatma Ghandi street, Beirut, Lebanon
Phone Number: +961 1 347 346
Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
Average Prices: USD 17 - 45
Cuisine: Italian

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