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“If you' re thinking of loosing weight. Don't go there.”

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: Late Night, Dinner, 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 12, 2016 via mobile

We walked in for lunch. Bright. A lot of decor. Maybe the evening atmosphere is more coherent.

As our drinks were ordered, carefully prepared small plates started to arrive to the table. Oh, I thought, the chef's amuse bouche. But no it kept on coming. We were five. And all of a sudden a deluge of deliciously prepared dishes flooded our mirrored top table. We have not seen the menu nor ordered anything. "It is the set menu, sir" after I inquired.

All very delicious, generous, appetizing, well presented and efficiently served.

The variety of the desserts, exquisite. What an amazing experience on all levels.

Yes you need to go there very hungry. And do not miss it.

The prices extremely reasonable for lunch (don't know dinner prices).

Em Sherif, first on the list on our next visit to Beirut.

Date of visit: July 2016
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Reviewed July 12, 2016

This is one of a very trendy, classy, Lebanese restaurant in Beirut in Sodeco (Achrafieh) area. It is an old house that turned out to be a restaurant. It is not big, accordingly you need to book a head of time (minimum before a week) in order to find a table there.

They don't have a menu, as you pay around $60 that includes every item in the restaurant. They will start with salads and cold appetizers, then hot appetizers and starters, them main courses, then sweets. Any drinks will be added to the check.

Service, table wares, accessories, and decoration are marvelous.

The food is very delicious as you must ensure you didn't eat anything that day to be able to taste every dish they serve.

I recommend this restaurant to any one who's visiting Beirut and definitely I will return back.

Date of visit: July 2016
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Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Em Sharif is a place to dine in, when you want a piece of a very special homemade Lebanese food. The Meza platers are great and the plate of the day will Surprise you. As for the Dessert try Em Ali, You won't regret it...

Date of visit: July 2016
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Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Went there during iftar 2016 and it was packed, service was outstanding and fast. All the food was out of this world, some of the best.

Be hungry and ready to leave with a food coma... Little pricey but you don't go everyday

Date of visit: July 2016
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Reviewed July 2, 2016

I went there for farewell party and though the setting is very nice, I have to say that after all the recommendations that I have received I expected more. The food is not consistent, some items are extremely delicious, other are not great at all. Service varies too between waiters, some are great, others pretend that you do not exist. It is expensive so truly consider before going there.

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank Amani Z
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Mia R, Manager at Em Sherif Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2016

We would like to thank you for your review. We apologize for your bad experience that wasn’t up to your expectations. We have taken into consideration your comments & feedback.
Could you please send us an email on info@emsherif.com with your contact information so that we may have more details of your experience?
We hope to see you soon again!

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