We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Joe Penas

An old house that's been transformed to a mexican restaurant serving up delicious margaritas
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Mexican, Bar, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Reviews (75)
There are newer reviews for Joe Penas
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
71 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews guacamole quesadilla great mexican food very nice place tejas music mojito marguerita lebanon
Updating list...
21 - 30 of 71 reviews
Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

It has been our favorite place for a really long time but this time was very disappointing! We went last Friday to enjoy a drink with bunch of friends and chose the set menu. Food is tasteless, Fahita's have only looks alike but the taste...More

Date of visit: January 2017
1  Thank yara e
Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

Very nice location in Mar Mkhayel! The music is nice and the place is very casual. It was really crowded when we went therefore, the service was very slow and even i ordered a drink that never came to the table. The food is tasty...More

Date of visit: November 2016
1  Thank Nay_Mouawad
Reviewed November 10, 2016

its a place that you can chill.. have nice food and drinks! cool music, very good clientele and nice service.. its a place u should try whenever in beirut.

Date of visit: March 2016
1  Thank Sevag D
Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

Food was very average,the tacos were burned and tasteless,to pay 35000 for this plate is rip off.Ambience was fine,service was ok .there are other better places to eat.Will not come back

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank mad611
Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

The place itself and the location are indeed very nice and convenient... ..but thats as far as the good things go. FOOD: the food is honestly bad or average, to say the least. Any mexican fast food will serve you something much better. PRICE: and...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank alvaroa53
Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Ambiance was great. And staff were friendly . Food was tasteless and chicken Cesar salad missed the chicken . Service very slow. Only a pub to socialise and have a drink. Don't go there hungry as you will really get disappointed. Have. Dinner at home...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank andrewsV5022XU
Reviewed October 5, 2016

We wanted to try the new location in Mar Mikhael since we used to go often to gemmayze. The place and location are nice although we preferred the Gemmayze one. The food was good as usual and the service too same for the drinks. The...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank halacm
Reviewed September 28, 2016

The first time we passed to try the newly opened branch in mar mkhayel was not super positive: we sat at the bar to have a drink. The only true welcome was from the floor manager, the bartender seemed to have a bad day: we...More

Date of visit: September 2016
1  Thank PtitNFit
Reviewed September 13, 2016

I had a great pleasure to be at Joe Penas for a few drinks in May. The atmosphere was great and the barmen knew their job pretty well and had a great sense of humor, The setting is casual but well set with an outside...More

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank Eric F
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

We went on a Friday night, we were 2 couples, the place was not full, my wife asked for a drink from the menu, the waiter told her that this one will take 30 minutes and will upset the barman! So she changed, still we...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank camili2015
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Joe Penas staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing