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Pasteur Street, Gemayzeh, Beirut 961, Lebanon
961-1 561016
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Beirut, Lebanon
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82 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

The sushi were of very good quality so we kept going there to enjoy them. However we were told that the chef was on holidays and would come back soon enough but it seems that he never did. The place was extremely under rated and always empty. Unfortunately I assume this is the reason why the restaurant hd tu sut

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Thank Cherif K
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 via mobile

I highly recommend this suhi restaurant , it is a little bit expensive but it is ok because u will have a tasty fresh sushi and a cosy atmosphere. I loved it. I tried it once and will go back again and again.

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Thank Hala L
Beirut, Beyrouth, Lebanon
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20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

the place is nice , however dont choose sitying on the bar facing the cuisine door or else you end up smelling the frying odors whenever a waiter gets in or out.the sushi tastes good but not excellent and it is somehow overpriced. i liked the wine glasses :)

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Thank Caroline A
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

The experience at Kobe is really outstanding. Having been to most sushi places in town (Kampai, The Sushi Lounge, Yabani, WOK WOK, Le Sushi Bar, Yumi and the likes...) I can honestly say that Kobe is likely one of the best sushi paces in Beirut - if not the best by far. The staff are welcoming and professional. The interior... More 

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Thank Ralph N
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

I've been trying Sushi places for a while now, and been to Kampai,yabani,wokwok,le sushi bar.... and a lot more but this is deffinatly the best Sushi i ate.. The staff were really nice and friendly and ambience and the interior is cozy its definately one of the best sishi places in town :D

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Thank Wissam J
Paris, France
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303 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Great restaurant in Gemayzeh Beirut, with a wonderful menu, good wine choice. We had the orgazmic shrimps, the salmon crunchy, and the trio salmon, tuna and scallops appetizers, the kobe fillet as main dish, plus chicken noodles. The wine was Pouille Fume, a good white French wine. Very good food, excellent professional service. Beef and wine are a bit on... More 

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Thank Toomuchtravel2013
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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197 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

I had heard of Kobe and decided to dine there while on a short trip to Beirut. Unfortunately, my expectations were not met. Although the menu is extensive, there was no consistency when it comes to taste. Although some selections were tasty, several dishes didn't taste that good! Staff is very friendly, ambiance is nice but from my experience, it's... More 

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Thank Louay
Beirut, Lebanon
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

I had a great experience at Kobe. Very welcoming staff. The Food was really amazing. It is in the ivy league of Sushi and Japanese restaurants I have been to so far. And believe me, I have been to many. I travel a lot and lived in many cities including London where you can find the most amazing restaurants. This... More 

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Thank Michael M
Bdadun, Mont-Liban, Lebanon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

I went to Kobe because I wanted to try new things. Safe to say I was very much impressed. The waiters and the host were some of the most professional people I've ever met, friendly, courteous, and great at what they do. The ambiance was terrific; great music and soft lighting. Very romantic. They also have a very impressive variety... More 

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Thank Brian A
Damascus
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

They have the most creative sushi menu at leb. Very under rated, its a great place where if you have someone who doesnt eat sushi they can order something else that taste as great

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $60
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Delivery, Seating
Good for
Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pasteur Street, Gemayzeh, Beirut 961, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
  • Phone Number: 961-1 561016

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