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Appetito Trattoria

Mahatma Gandhi Street | Hamra, Beyrouth, Beirut, Lebanon
+961 1 347 346
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (40 reviews)
“tiramisu” (14 reviews)
“carpaccio” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Mahatma Gandhi Street | Hamra, Beyrouth, Beirut, Lebanon
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my first time to eat in this restaurant but it will definitely not the last one. Simple, Good, and Delicious Italian food you would surely love. It is on my Fav. List Now

Thank Wissam-AlRasheed
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cosy restaurant in Hamra which lived up to all expectations and more. Very friendly staff and attentative service. The food was excellent and portions were perfect sized. For us the choice and variety on the menue was just right. Highly recommended!

Thank Andrea A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really great food. Especially the prosciutto di Parma pizza; it was baked to perfection. The atmosphere here really makes you feel like you're having authentic Italian food in a small cozy town. The decor is, as I quote from my family member, "molto bene!" Definitely...More

Thank Bassem M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I only had to pass by Appetito Trattoria once to bookmark it and visit it the next day. What looked flawlessly italian, tasted so as well! From table settings and interior decor to music, ambiance is perfect for a romantic dinner or a catch up...More

Thank Nadine A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a little restaurant on a quieter street.....perpendicular to Hamra Street. Great waitstaff. Really good food. No complaints at all - would recommend.

Thank Italian-bird
Reviewed May 20, 2017

Whether it's the pizza or the pasta, this places satisfies, and at places that don't break the bank. Cozy setting, efficient service, hearty portions, all give it the added bonus to make you want to visit again. Nice neighborhood feeling to it. Wonderful panacotta too.More

Thank jfayyad
Ghada H, Owner at Appetito Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2017

Dear jfayyad, Thank you for visiting our trattoria and for taking the time to review us. We are glad to know your visit was satisfactory and that you liked the location, ambiance, food, service and our Panna cotta. Looking forward to serving you again, On...More

Reviewed May 4, 2017

Always passing and never tried, but definitely, the first impression before you even enter is welcoming and gives you this feeling you are going to dine in an authentic Italian restaurant. So our visit today was during lunchtime we ordered pasta Penne Arrabiata & piazza...More

Thank AskTheRazz
Ghada H, Owner at Appetito Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2017

Dear AskTheRazz, Thank you for reviewing us on TripAdvisor, We are glad your visit was satisfactory . We appreciate you remark regarding the prosciutto pizza , we will pass it on to the chef. Thanks again for recommending us. We hope to see you soon,...More

Reviewed May 3, 2017 via mobile

In a sidestreet near several of the main Hamra hotels is this very good little Italian restaurant. Excellent pizzas, and the pasta dishes that friends had looked very tasty, although the portions could have been a little more generous. The desserts looked delicious, but it...More

Thank AndrewA64
Ghada H, Owner at Appetito Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2017

Dear AndrewA64, Thank you for trying us and for taking the time to write your review on TripAdvisor. We are happy to know your visit was satisfactory and that you enjoyed the Pizzas and Pastas. Thanks again for recommending us, we hope to see you...More

Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

Located on a small side street in Hamra, Appetito Trattoria is so far one of the best places I ate in Beirut. Excellent food, everything is supper tasty, friendly service and the food is worth the money you pay. And if you want to continue...More

Thank Galiya G
Ghada H, Owner at Appetito Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2017

Dear Galiya G, Thank you for giving us a try and for naming us one of the best places in Beirut. We are proud with your endorsement and we hope to see you soon. Thanks again, On behalf of appetito team,

Reviewed April 25, 2017

lovely cozy restaurant near our hotel! we wanted a change from the lebanese food so opted to eat here. food was tasty and well prepared.

Thank Yuvraj21
Ghada H, Owner at Appetito Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2017

Dear Yuvraj21, Thank you for visiting us ans for talking the Time to write a review on TripAdvisor. We hope to see you in your next trip to Beirut. On behalf of appetito team,

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$17 - $45
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mahatma Gandhi Street | Hamra, Beyrouth, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
  • Phone Number: +961 1 347 346
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Located in the vibrant yet warm Hamra neighborhood, Appetito Trattoria is a cozy escape from the hustle bustle world, right in the middle of the city. The design concept is a homey, rustic, Italian trattoria, and the food is wholesome and always fresh.
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