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Av. 6 de Diciembre y Wilson, Quito, Ecuador
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Ranked #47 of 543 Restaurants in Quito
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $25
Sun - Tue 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Lebanese
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: baalbekquito@gmail.com. Roberto Hayek, owner.
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Toronto, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

We passed this place while walking to Mariscal one afternoon and stopped in to view the menu. Although I found the menu choices to be somewhat limited, we thought that this would make a nice change from local Ecuadorian food. We both enjoy Lebanese food and decided to return on another evening for dinner. Twice we went back and the... More

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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52 reviews 52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Baalbek offers delicious Lebanese cuisine, good service, and a pleasant atmosphere. My mother's family is Lebanese, and I know their food well. I dined there once with my aunt and uncle (whose father was Lebanese, and we were all very impressed. The food is authentic and well spiced (a welcome relief in Ecuador, where the food can be pretty bland,... More

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Brisbane, Australia
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We went here for dinner with 2 friends and were really excited when we read the menu as we had been craving something other than an almuerzo type meal. The food was delicious but we thought it was very overpriced. We are a little sick of paying 1st world prices in a 2nd or 3rd world counrty. The restuarant itself... More

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Quito, Ecuador
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We really enjoyed the food and the service. The owners are there and it really makes a difference. Food was outstanding, with original flavors, well presented. The only negative points during our stay: -There was a belly dancer that night. She danced really well, however the quality of the sound was cheap. They should get better speakers and sound system.... More

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Kelowna, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

The restaurant has awesome decor and yummy and flavorful food. I tried the tabouli, babaganush, falafel, quippes, sanduche de pollo and the baklawa and it was all delicious. I highly recommend!

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

This family owned and operated restaurant is always good. Nice atmosphere, good food and friendly service makes this place a must go to when you want Lebanese food. Try their Kafta!

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Good restaurant overall. Very good food. The service is ok and quick. The menu has a lot of variety. The prices are ok.

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Ibarra, Ecuador
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

A great place to enjoy Lebanese food. The owner is an older gentleman who is just adorable! He helps you order and explains all about the food. You will always want to go back there for more :)

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014 via mobile

I went to Baalbek restaurant with a friend. I am vegetarian. The owner himself assisted me in choosing the right food. The variety was astonishing, the service impeccable, the food delicious in every bite! A number of Middle Eastern sweets were nicely presented. The baklava was tremendous! A cup of Turkish coffee to follow!! It was simply a great experience!

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Vancouver, Canada
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50 reviews 50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

This is an attractive small restaurant with very good food. Depending on your point of view, the owner is attentive and hospitable or something akin to a car salesman. Resist the owner's attempts to get you to order everything on the menu. Order what you think you can eat. The dishes don't take long to prepare so you can always... More

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