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“One of the best places you will ever eat in”

Em Sherif Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 1,091 Restaurants in Beirut
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $42 - $65
Cuisines: Lebanese
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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 June 1, 2016

This is undoubtedly the best Lebanese restaurant in Beirut.
Not only the food is excellent, but the modifications introduced on typical Lebanese plates are simply delicious.
The service is perfect and you enter in a "Feeding Frenzy" that makes your head spin: servers will provide a 30 plates Mezze within 30-60 minutes, in a frenetic ballet. However, you will be able to try everything before it ends.
They will wisper in your ears the name of the dish and some details.

Date of visit: March 2016
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1  Thank Sam R
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Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Be prepared to eat like you have never eaten before. Make sure that you are hungry, and when I mean hungry I mean starving.

As soon as you sit down, a festival of food will begin. From cold appetizers all the way to the deserts, it simply never stops and the food it of top quality.

If you are looking for a calm environment, book at table on the top floor which is smaller and cosier than the ground floor.

Prepare yourself for a food overdose

Date of visit: April 2016
2  Thank cherifkh
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Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Visited Em Sherif when I invited some colleagues who were visiting Lebanon

The food is good and the presentation impeccable; however, like all Lebanese restaurants, you end up over ordering and you eat half the food

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank Tarek H
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Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is quite nice. The food is varied and fresh. I can not say its the best food ive ever had, but its good.
The place is visited by A list celebrities in Lebanon.
It is worth a visit if ur around

Date of visit: October 2015
2  Thank Ghada B
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Reviewed May 3, 2016

Service- out of this world.
Food- insane (and I have eaten all over the world, can hands down say this is the best Arab food restaraunt EVER).
Ambiance- so old school, lovely, beautiful set up- and go at night they have an awesome light singer
Shisha/Arjeelah/Hooka- On point.

Chapeau to Em Sherif- not just a must eat in Beirut, but IT'S A MUST DO!

Date of visit: May 2016
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2  Thank MadamDynamite
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