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“Best restaurant in Beirut.”

Em Sherif Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 1,090 Restaurants in Beirut
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $42 - $65
Cuisines: Lebanese
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Em Sherif is a distinguished Oriental-themed restaurant providing its guests with an unsurpassed first class dining experience. Em Sherif herself carefully takes food supervising matters into her own hands and makes sure clients are served delicious food that is adoringly cooked daily with the freshest and highest quality products. The restaurant is intent on providing guests with the finest entertainment provided by a nightly live band. This restaurant is the perfect place for those seeking to enjoy 'Tarab' and traditional Oriental music played by talented band members on the time-honored instrument, the 'kanun' that magically infuses a sense of musical euphoria. Fabulous Oriental lunches and dinners are offered in set menus and served in a luxurious setting. The restaurant also offers a wide selection of the best French, Italian and Lebanese wine and champagne, along with quality Lebanese "Arak" in beautiful blue glasses. Em Sherif is the perfect venue for corporate lunches, family dinners, lunch gatherings and romantic dinners with a capacity of around 100 people. Operating Hours: Daily from 12.30 P.M. To 4:00 p.M. And 8:30 p.M. To 12:00 a.M.
Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

I would simply say that this is by far the best place in Beirut to try the typical Lebanese cuisine, mazzat and grilled meat. You will need to make a reservation way in advance and if you were lucky enough to find a place then you would just sit, let them serve you the set menu they have, enjoy the wonderful taste of every single dish served and then tell them to stop when you are full and can't take anything more. The dishes are mostly typical but they are made in a way to give them unique and different taste. The touches of the long time owner are evident in the tasty well made dishes and in the consistent quality in the two times I went there over few months. Add to that a live band of light Arabic music and songs to complement an ambience of genuine and beautiful Lebanon.

Date of visit: May 2015
Thank AmerKhatib
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Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

It's a lebanese style food restaurant...you have to make a reservation...they offer you a set of different lebanese dishes most of them are done in a special way...more than 20 different kind of food...tabbouleh, hommos...every thing is delicioys...mouth watering food...plus free desserts...you only pay for your drinks as extra charge...atmosphere is good...you can have lunch or dinner...at night you can hear live arabic music...try it you gonna love it!!!

Date of visit: July 2015
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Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

Em sherif is the best place to dine in.
The food is great and very tasty.
Presentation is very nice and the staff are professional.
Impeccable ambiance.
highly recommended.

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank mariam a
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Reviewed July 8, 2015

Was a bit concerned when they could only offer a table at the bar but it was great food choice and service was excellent.
We will certainly be back

Date of visit: June 2015
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Reviewed July 2, 2015

Tried this place several times but fell in love with their eftar menu ! they redefine classiness ! the food is great yo ucan't just describe it until you taste it ! i prefer sitting on their couches because the chairs are so straight up ... The only con is you have to reserve before a long time especially on occasions , and they close in the afternoon so no late lunches !

Date of visit: May 2015
Thank hanibashi
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