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Byblos

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678 Washington Street, Norwood, MA 02062
(781) 762-8998
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12:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Description: Maurice Daaboul and family’s Byblos is the Boston area’s premier eatery...
Maurice Daaboul and family’s Byblos is the Boston area’s premier eatery since 1996 for authentic, homemade Lebanese cuisine. Located in the heart of Norwood, Massachusetts, Byblos offers all the best features of Lebanese dining, including a large hall where feasts are laid out in traditional Lebanese Maza style to the tune of live Arabic music and oriental belly dancing. At Byblos we pride ourselves on bringing freshness, authenticity and service to our valued customers.
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Good for:
Casual Elegant

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  • 48
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    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
Middle Eastern Cuisine Excellence!

Located on Washington Street in downtown Norwood this Lebanese ethnic restaurant scored highly in ambiance, selection, quality of food, and cleanliness. The outside restaurant appearance does not provide any insight into the wonderful ambiance and cleanliness. Our family of 4 was welcomed at the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
John O
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Stow, Massachusetts
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  • Casual Elegant
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Framingham MA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The food at Byblos is very good. Middle Eastern fare, well prepared. Good service though the waiter was a bit pushy. Our problem was the entertainment on Saturday night. It's too noisy to conduct a conversation if you'd rather talk than watch the belly dancer. Annoying.

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Stow, Massachusetts
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Located on Washington Street in downtown Norwood this Lebanese ethnic restaurant scored highly in ambiance, selection, quality of food, and cleanliness. The outside restaurant appearance does not provide any insight into the wonderful ambiance and cleanliness. Our family of 4 was welcomed at the door and seated promptly. The friendly waitress was quite attentive without hovering over us. We ordered... More 

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Boston
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Have eaten here a few times. Nice environment and good food. Good to go with office staff and customers.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We have been to Byblos many times in the last several years, and the food has always been superb with one minor exception I will get to shortly. The space is large but not crowded. There is no need to keep moving one's chair to accommodate servers or other diners. The tables are nicely set, and, oh the joy of... More 

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Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Byblos Restaurant is located in Norwood (MA) center. It serves Middle Eastern food. This was our first visit. My wife and I went with my sisters-in law who have been there on prior occasions. We had reservations for 7:00 P.M. and were promptly seated after our arrival. The restaurant was fairly full which is a good sign. Pita bread, olives... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The food is excellent, the staff is very friendly, the service is fast but not rushed, and they have a belly dancer two nights a week. If you can't decide what you want, they have combo dishes.

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Boxford, Massachusetts
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

If mediterranean is what you like, this is the place. We started with a sampler of grape leaves, hummus and a bunch of other delights I can't spell that were exceptional. Against my teenage daughter's wishes I had the lamb which was extraordinary. Even she found something on the menu that she liked.

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Sharon
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

There aren't too many Middle Eastern restaurant left in the area. Byblos was so good. The lamb was cooked to perfection. Everything else was great. The baklava wasn't what I was used to, but it was good. Still the restaurant is wonderful

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Norwood,MA
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40 reviews 40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a fantastic restaurant. The food is excellent, and I love that the owner takes such pride in his restaurant. He personally spoke with us and made sure we were happy about our meal and service. He even gave us a free order of baklava because he felt something was not handled perfectly, though we were not really sure... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The best Kibbe I have ever had though served in the way I had never seen it. It was a pie shaped wedge rather than a ball but the flavor was excellent. The tabouli also was perfectly seasoned. The service was excellent. We would definitely again

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 678 Washington Street, Norwood, MA 02062
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Norwood
  • Phone Number: (781) 762-8998

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Lebanese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant

Description

Maurice Daaboul and family’s Byblos is the Boston area’s premier eatery since 1996 for authentic, homemade Lebanese cuisine. Located in the heart of Norwood, Massachusetts, Byblos offers all the best features of Lebanese dining, including a large hall where feasts are laid out in traditional Lebanese Maza style to the tune of live Arabic music and oriental belly dancing. At Byblos we pride ourselves on bringing freshness, authenticity and service to our valued customers.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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