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Sidani street | Adnan Hakim Street, Beirut, Lebanon
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Beirut, Lebanon
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

high end food quality. great service. poor delivery service. poor call center. try the (kabse) with meat

Thank douaabaghdadi
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

I recommand this restaurants because it has affordable prices and good food, especfially when i need to eat a meal like " Fwaregh, warak inab" or rice and meat. It is a good change from the barbecue- machawi restaurants.

Thank Zeinasinno
Amman, Jordan
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398 reviews
275 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

They have the usual Arabic mezze and main dishes, mixed grill, fish dishes as well. If your in the area its a good option.

Thank kmiqdadi
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

They have a huge menu and surprisingly they perfect everything on it. They have great Lebanese food (i highly recommend their appetizers and Lebanese stews) and they also have very good non-Lebanese entrees. Whenever Im in Lebanon I go there; I highly recommend their hummus dishes (hummus with meat, fatte and regular hummus), their kibbe (kebab, kibbe blaban and kibbe... More 

Thank Ziyad S
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59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

Need of comfort food, plat de jour or just some traditional lebanese food, pass by Socrate in Hamra u will not be diappointed. They have a selection of mezze u can chose from for only 18000LBP. Home made at its best. The service is impeccable and the waiter that served us very engaging and polite. Helped me with the setting... More 

Thank PatylK
Toronto, Canada
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241 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016 via mobile

A fantastic buffet of Lebanese options or a menu of salads or other options. Great food, good service. A lovely patio to enjoy the afternoon.

Thank eddie s
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

Original Food. Original Tastes. Original Humans. Original Unbelievable Stuffed Vine Leaves. Super service. Great management. I went with both, my dad and my son: 3 generations. The three of us were extremely satisfied. The next day we couldn't think of another restaurant to dine in. We went to Socrate again. We enjoyed some more wonderful experiences. Socrate successfully occupied about... More 

Thank Moustafa W
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45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

i was lucky to have this restaurant next to my hotel. i decided to have lunch there ( Sunday OCT 2015) . it was almost full, but the waiter managed to find me a table . i will recommend this restaurant if you like to have fine Lebanese dishes. the prices are in mid-range but the quality is great .

Thank OmanTraveler
Beirut, Beyrouth, Lebanon
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173 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Great Lebanese food, great desserts, professional waiter service, classy calm ambience. Surprisingly also the prices are very reasonable. Unfortunately the restaurant is unacceptably deficient in terms of alcoholic beverages.

Thank Elie Z
Lindenberg, Germany
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

I am a socrate's fan.. what i recommend you to try is: -EVERYTHING They have a good service and most importantly amazing food that you will eventually compare with ur mom's food. Vine leaves, kousa, baklawa, kibbeh, etc.. I make sure that everytime I travel to Lebanon, I take something back with me from Socrate.

Thank Aya K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, International, Grill, Halal
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sidani street | Adnan Hakim Street, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
  • Phone Number: +9611846646

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