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“Excellent food and something different!”
Review of Lebanese Taverna

Lebanese Taverna
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Ranked #56 of 2,047 Restaurants in Baltimore
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $30
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Buffet, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Little Italy
Cross street: Aliceanna
Transit: Ride the Charm City Circulator, Harbor East stop is less than 1 block and it's complimentary!
Description: The Lebanese Taverna Baltimore restaurant is located in Harbor East, an exciting urban development in walking distance from the Inner Harbor, Baltimore Aquarium, and Fells Point. The beautiful interior features tall windows that look out on the water and ceilings that billow down like the sails of a ship.
Glenview, Illinois, United States
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Excellent food and something different!”
Reviewed March 9, 2013

Went to the Lebanese Taverna Friday evening on a business trip. Had been there a year ago and enjoyed it so much we went again and were not disappointed! I'm not an expert on Lebanese food but got (again) the "sampler plate" (not called that on the menu). It had a wonderful variety of items, each uniquely delicious. Our waiter was very knowledgeable and helpful. Shared the bread pudding for dessert that we all enjoyed. Very reasonably priced for wonderful food and great atmosphere. If you want to try something different in a relaxed atmosphere and a scenic location right on the harbor, this is an excellent choice.

  • Visited March 2013
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English first
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great food”
Reviewed March 5, 2013

Great food in a nice spot. Very nice atmosphere. Only problem is that the heat was a little high, but well worth the time!

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Baltimore, Maryland
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great food and atmosphere”
Reviewed March 2, 2013

My husband and I have eaten at the Lebanese Taverna a few times now and have always enjoyed the experience. The last visit was on a busy Saturday night to celebrate my daughter's 28th birthday with us and a couple of her close friends. The food was absolutely amazing and the staff were very knowledgeable about the food with good recommendations. The "Happy Birthday" song was a fun ending to the night!

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank ceedah59
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Bel Air, Maryland
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Lebanese food done right”
Reviewed February 25, 2013

I'm not expert on Middle Eastern cuisine, but the food prepared by this restaurant was complex in flavors and tasty. We had a variety of appetizers including marinated shrimp and fried artichoke hearts - both beautifully presented and delicious. The hummus was the smoothest I've had. The next course was a salmon harra served with a spicy chutney-like blend of tomatoes, cilantro, and pine nuts (my favorite that night). Next came the kabobs of lamb, chicken, and kafta. I thought the lamb was a bit overdone, but both the kafta and chicken were wonderful, especially with the whipped garlic. We'll be coming back to this place.

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank Eluhy
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New Jersey
Level 5 Contributor
60 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Beautiful place with tasty food”
Reviewed February 15, 2013

We have eaten at this restaurant twice and loved it both times. We like to stay at the nearby Homewood Suites when we are in Baltimore. It has comfortable booths along the wall or you can sit at tables near the window with a view of the water. Our server was pleasant and efficient. There are plenty of great menu options for everyone, including my vegetarian 11 year old daughter. I got a sampler platter with nine different items. It was beautiful to look at and fun to have so much variety. My husband got lamb. Everyone was happy with their food. It was reasonably priced for the quality of food and ambiance.

I don't understand why this restaurant iwas not more well attended the two times we were there.

  • Visited January 2013
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