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Leila

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Mediterranean, Lebanese
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Verdun Main Street, Ain El Tine, Beirut, Lebanon
1 738 638
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 86
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    Very good
  • 18
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  • 8
    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
Nice but not with kids

It has good food but not the tastiest Lebanese food you can eat. Rather it is really a nice restaurant to be in, but I will not take make kids there due to the smoking of shisha, which I do not like mainly when kids are around. But there food is tasty and the service is good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Roger C
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55 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It has good food but not the tastiest Lebanese food you can eat. Rather it is really a nice restaurant to be in, but I will not take make kids there due to the smoking of shisha, which I do not like mainly when kids are around. But there food is tasty and the service is good.

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Thank Roger C
Beirut, Lebanon
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

Leila is one of the best Lebanese restaurants in Lebanon. Its menu offers the most famous and delicious Lebanese food. They also serve one plat du jour during lunch. I would highly recommend this restaurant to try and enjoy Lebanese food.

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Thank ALZ00
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Leila is one of my favorite Lebanese restaurants. I do not usually eat Lebanese if it wasn't my mother's cooking, but I have to admit, I crave for Leila's. My favorite location is Gemmayze: the setting and the ambiance takes you back to the golden days of Lebanon. Service is medium and highly dependent on the waiters and their manners... More 

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Thank Sarah Z
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40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

The staff was extremely friendly, the service was quick. They have a good wide menu of home grown Lebanese cooking. They have a daily menu of several tasty dishes. If you fancy a Shisha, this is the place to visit.

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Thank Norman H
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

Most tasty lebanese food , everytime i take a voyageur there he is very satisfied , the chicken liver is very tasty , you should try it

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Thank Michelgiokarl
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

It was a lovely experience . Mezzes are realy good especially humus was really light. Dont forget to try mubammara.

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Thank Imge K
Beirut, Lebanon
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Ok. To start with, i like this restaurant. When it first opened, it made a big buzz in town. The food is tasty, Nevertheless, they did not add new items to the menu. I end up ordering the same food every time i visit them. The service is good, but some locations are busier than others (ABC Achrafiye for example),... More 

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Thank Riad E
Beirut, Lebanon
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Very pure Lebanese food, great food, Nice decoration with pics of old singers, friendly staff, great for big groups

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Thank DinaBagh
The Hague, The Netherlands
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

This place is not cheap and the portions are not huge but at least you get some authentic Lebanese dishes that taste awesome every time! The whole concept is very "Lebanon" and the staff and service are always prompt and helpful. We usually order almost all the appetizers and one main course since we love to nibble hehe and our... More 

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Thank Zena K
Baghdad, Iraq
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142 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

I Love to do some shopping from Verdan Street shops whenever I visit the lovely city of Beirut, while shopping you will need a place to have some snack and drink . . . Liela Restaurant is my one for that purpose. So friendly stuff, nice atmosphere, and good Lebanese foods are waiting you there. My fav. Dish there is... More 

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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: Mediterranean, Lebanese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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