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Leila

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Verdun Main Street, Ain El Tine, Beirut, Lebanon
1 738 638
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Outdoor seating

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  • 70
    Excellent
  • 61
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Tasty Lebanese Cuisine Accompanied By Great Shisha

Leila surely has that great, authentic Lebanese food. As a regular customer, I prefer the Mezza over the main courses. However, in general the food is good. On the other hand, the shisha is a must try at Leila while sitting on the terrace. Great atmosphere! And good service.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
Billal Y
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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  • Outdoor seating
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

great clean lebanese food with friendly atmosphere There is also a light option and lovely desserts options I always chose to go there when i have visitors in town

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Food: The food was not that bad neither that good. Service: Service was very bad. Servers do not come to check on you unless you really shout for somebody knowing that they were close to us. There were a lot of servers but they were chatting and not taking care of guests. In addition, you see servers gossiping about guests... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We went for a late breakfast to the Hamra outlet, arrived at around 11:15. The place was empty save for a couple of tables. So we sat on a couch in the corner of the outside covered seating area -in the sun- at 11:30 a waiter came and told us: I'm sorry but you have to move, we could sit... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

this café restaurant attracts all ages groups and has a nice ambiance. the food presentation is different and the taste is as good.

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beirut
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87 reviews 87 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I use to be a great Leila fans since the 1st branch opened back in 2008. Not anymore. Quality of food has dropped tremendously and service as well

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Beirut, Lebanon
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

you can never go wrong at Leila. been a loyal customer for ages and between the service and the food I always leave with a happy face (unless of course it is crowded and do not get a table!!!). from the relaxing vibe. to the delicious kebe and their unbelievable deserts ... although no reservation is done but you can... More 

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Limassol, Cyprus
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I would recommend for anyone who wants to try traditional Lebaneese food, good service, delicious food, normal prices.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Leila surely has that great, authentic Lebanese food. As a regular customer, I prefer the Mezza over the main courses. However, in general the food is good. On the other hand, the shisha is a must try at Leila while sitting on the terrace. Great atmosphere! And good service.

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Very cozy. Prices are good for set menus and beverages included. The oud player sets the pace of the place. Great oldies played. If you are into trying out a lebanese themed night, this is the place to be

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Beirut, Lebanon
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I had food there twice : once with a friend and once invited (did not want to go). Food is average. service average. Expensive for what you eat.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Verdun Main Street, Ain El Tine, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
  • Phone Number: 1 738 638

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Lebanese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?