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Al-Athar

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Tripoli Old city, Marcus Aurelius Arch, Tripoli, Libya
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Tripoli, Libya
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88 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

AMAZING.The atmposhere is awsom, the Roman arch is at least 2000 yrs old, Beautiful place & The setting and the surroundings are surreal, recommended for family and for couples.

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Thank SALAH M
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place and the food is absolutely delicious. The setting and the surroundings are surreal, recommended for family and for couples.

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Thank Sara A
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Awesome place!! Good service and delicious libyan food.. Very nice ambiance and view outside the restaurant..👍👍👍

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Thank Yami P
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

The quantity and quality of food have made this restaurant very popular. I eat in Al-Athar once a month because of its Libyan cuisine. Big servings, affordable price and Libyan atmosphere.

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Thank MJPalmares
Tripoli, Libya
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2016

one of the best restaurant in the old city of Tripoli Libya mixed between nice food and the old city of Tripoli nice food very friendly waiters and good chef you can see the MArco Aurrelius Arch special dish Jara with lamp and they have a person play music during the dinner

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Thank Samehliverpool65
Tripoli, Libya
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015

The atmposhere is awsom, the Roman arch is at least 2000 yrs old, food is good, do not miss to vedio the Jar when they break it;

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Thank Arif63
Tripoli, Libya
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41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

One of the best restaurants in Tripoli. With live music and nice view of arch of Marcus. The place is clean and the service is perfect and they have delicious food. Especially don't forget to try the jarrah.

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Edmonton, Canada
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48 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

That's right this is indeed a restaurant within the ancient ruins of a Roman city. They serve up traditional Libyan fare including baby camel cooked in a clay pot which they break in front of you!, come here at night the atmosphere is fantastic.... only down side is its quite pricey

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Thank Stephengollan
Tripoli, Libya
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2015

it is a nice place to go for the warm summer nights. the food is pretty good and the value for money is average. but the atmosphere is what makes the place

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Thank Quacker29
tripoli
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2015

Good resturant , nice view , cheap cost and very good location in old city of tripoli . It's good for couples, friends , and business

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Thank merolib

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tripoli Old city, Marcus Aurelius Arch, Tripoli, Libya
  • Location: Africa  >  Libya  >  Tripoli District  >  Tripoli

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