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Babel

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Main Road | Jounieh HighWay, Dbayeh, Lebanon
+961 4 546 546
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  • 94
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  • 33
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Mix between Lebanese and Iraqi cuisine

If you happen to be in Beirut and you are familiar with lebanese cuisine, you might be looking for a change while keeping the authentic local taste. This is one of the best restaurants to offer a new type of lebanese cuisine mixed with Iraqi taste. they offer a menu set (4 person min) with plenty... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Tarek A
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Late Night
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140 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

If you happen to be in Beirut and you are familiar with lebanese cuisine, you might be looking for a change while keeping the authentic local taste. This is one of the best restaurants to offer a new type of lebanese cuisine mixed with Iraqi taste. they offer a menu set (4 person min) with plenty of choices and very... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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51 reviews 51 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This restaurant was recommended to me by the concierge of the Phoenicia Intercontinental Hotel. She is said it is a Lebanese Fusion. Well I have to say it was a great recommendation and I really enjoyed the meal. The design of the restaurant is really cool. The Ceiling looks like the night sky covered with shining stars. The middle of... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Food was delicious, although i did not like the "kebbeh" there as it was very much of a fusion to the traditional one. presentation if impressive. service is excellent. prices are acceptable compared to restaurants of the same caliber.

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Beirut
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21 reviews 21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We went to Babel for the occasion of the baptism of the son of a friend , the Chef de rang asked us for drinks , my husband asked for a diet pepsi , it took them more then 30 minutes to get it !!! When they were changing plates , my husband was talking so he didnt hear the... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I went to Babel in Dbayeh during my last visit to Lebanon earlier this month, and I must say that I was NOT at all disappointed. The ambience is great. Very warm and welcoming. The seating arrangement is absolutely lovely. Their menu is quite rich. We were welcomed with a hot mixture of fancy nuts, as well as Lebanese bread... More 

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Abuja
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

This restaurant has is all. We were received properly at the reception. The interior architecture is amazing. The service is quick and the waiters professional. The food is wonderful and presented nicely. The bill is a bit on the high side but worth it. The chairs aren't very comfortable. Would recommend without hesitation.

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MaryClaudeAbouKhalil, Sales & Marketing Coordinator at Babel, responded to this review

Dear Abraxl, First, we would like to thank you for taking the time to post your feedback on tripadvisor. We are really honored to hear that you had a pleasant journey. Our target is always to exceed guest expectation and we are delighted to hear your detailed feedback regarding all the aspects of the journey offered. Looking forward to welcoming... More 

Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Great Lebanese Food... and absolutely awesome services and environment. I have tried many Lebanese restaurants and I can say it is one of the best in Lebanon.

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MaryClaudeAbouKhalil, Sales & Marketing Coordinator at Babel, responded to this review

Dear Asim A, First we would like to thank you for taking the time to post on our tripadvisor page following your last visit to Babel. It's always a pleasure hearing such positive feedback regarding the journey experienced and it's an honor to be considered as one of the best in Lebanon. Looking forward to receiving you again. Best regards, More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

I was invited to this restaurant by friends and did not know what to expect. I found a great atmosphere, possibility to smoke water pipe or also to stay isolated from smoke, very high ceilings and great food. The Lebanese specialities were great, excellent variety - away from the standard mezze that you can get in normal restaurants. However the... More 

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MaryClaudeAbouKhalil, Sales & Marketing Coordinator at Babel, responded to this review

Dear Giovanni__P1234, It's always a great pleasure to read such a delightful review following Babel's Visit. Your feedback is highly appreciated and rewarding. We assure you that your feedback will be cascaded to the team. Looking forward to receiving you back in Lebanon and Babel. Warmest regards, More 

Jounieh, Lebanon
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I can say just good. The place is so nice the food is less than average I expect to get more out of the money paid for a nice place like that. For tourism experience, it is nice. For food experience try somewhere else.

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Tarek C, Public Relations Manager at Babel, responded to this review

Dear AzziGeo, I would like to thank you for sharing a review on our TripAdvisor page following your last visit to Babel Dbaye. I am delighted to note that you liked our decoration and the place as well, we will communicate to the F&B team the concern you mentioned regarding the food, but we would like to know more details... More 

Dbayeh, Lebanon
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16 reviews 16 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Babel serves a wide range of traditional dishes, but unlike to what most travelers/customers think, it's not purely LEBANESE, rather a mix between what you might taste if you're traveling between Lebanon, Syria and Iraq. Most dishes are tasty, yet beware of the fat content that many hide. The service is superb, if you visit it in a low or... More 

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Tarek C, Public Relations Manager at Babel, responded to this review

Dear CedroLibani, I would like to thank you for the time you took to post your feedback following your journey at Babel Dbayeh. We are very glad to know that you liked our food, and we have taken note on your feedback concerning the location of Babel in Dbayeh Area. We look forward to welcome you back Sincerely, Tarek Chalhoub More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main Road | Jounieh HighWay, Dbayeh, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Mount Lebanon Governorate  >  Dbayeh
  • Phone Number: +961 4 546 546

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 55
  • Cuisine: Lebanese

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