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All 473 Beirut Restaurants

Olio

Gouraud Street, Beirut, Lebanon
+961 1 563 939
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Ranked #101 of 473 Restaurants in Beirut
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Beirut, Lebanon
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I like the salade de chevre with its walnuts and honey dressing, pizzas and truffle pasta. Don't expect gourmet food but good Italian in all its basics and some extras

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New York City, New York
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86 reviews 86 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Very few places maintain their quality and this is definitely one of them. Their pizzas are as fresh as they've always been and their service is still great. Kudos.

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Beirut, Lebanon
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Olio offers a decent Italian cuisine, not the best in town however some dishes are better than others. Personally his pizza is a disappointment for my taste, other pasta dishes are way better. Nice wine selection and prices range from mid to higher, you can expect to pay around 30$-40$ per person if you order a salad and main dish... More

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Beirut, Lebanon
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Not our first visit, but definitely a big disappointment comparatively speaking. Olio does not have a great menu, but previously the quality and nice service made up for that. But this time the service was really poor. The food came in the wrong order: first my wife's main course, then my pasta, then our friend's main course and finally mine,... More

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Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Nice place to eat if your looking for good italian food in lebanon... Good service... English speaking... Not to expensive... Would go back...

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Beirut, Lebanon
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Every time I visit Olio with my husband and children in Hamra, we have the same experience - a fantastic family meal! Each one of us has a favorite dish and the great thing about this place is that the food tastes exactly the same, each time, so we are always satisfied and happy. Whether it's the Insalata di camino... More

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London
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79 reviews 79 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Olio is great for a simple lunch. Simple, good service, well located and fairly priced. I will definitely return when back in Beirut!!

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

This is my favourite italian pizzas restaurant. The pizza is very healthy there and the toppings are extermly delicious! Once you step in it you are directly teleported to italy. It's amazing how perfect the food is and I would like to add that the service is very fast and they offer you a free appetizer while waiting for the... More

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Beirut, Lebanon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Tried the Olio in Kaslik and the food was great: Bruscheta was just delicious - best I had Buffala pizza and bianca pizza were very good. Service between courses was very slow although the restaurant was not busy for a late lunch.

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Beirut, Lebanon
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Good pizza / pasta. But it has nothing special about it. Prices are not cheap. Service is normal. U can try, but not a must.

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