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Socrate

Sidani street | Adnan Hakim Street, Beirut, Lebanon
+961 1 846 646
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“plat du jour” (3 reviews)
“cakes” (2 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, International, Grill, Halal
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Sidani street | Adnan Hakim Street, Beirut, Lebanon
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1 - 10 of 47 reviews

Reviewed 5 March 2018

Hotel I was at recommended this place - was also only 3 mins walk away. Four days in Beirut I ate here 3 times. Great range of Lebanese dishes and Cakes. Mezza Buffet is great value. Was never that full, I don't know why as...More

Thank Jon R
SocrateCatering, Manager at Socrate, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Dear Jon, Thank you for your kind words and hope to see you soon in Beirut.

Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

I have known this restaurant since i was a child. It reunited our whole family each year. Unfortunately time has change. The delivery was quick. But the fries were little bit cold and not crunchy. Yalangi plate was not tasty at all. Needed more flavor...More

Thank LaRah103
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

One of the best known local restaurants in Beirut that locals go to. Food is amazing and delicious. Local Lebanese food done consistently well. Prices are excellent and service wonderful. Must visit.

Thank Hakeem D
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Everything was OK except for prices and waiters. They expect a tip and if you do not tip they can be rude to you.

Thank Pelin A
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We had lunch twice in the 4 Days we were in Beirut in Socrate. Great food served fresh and very consistent on both days. Staff very friendly and helpful.

Thank richardmcq
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is a nice quiet place to dine, friendly staff and good food with a wide range to choose from and good coffee.

Thank pogo1949
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I wasn't exactly dragged to Socrate, but I wasn't all that excited to go. It looks more formal than I prefer and there is that "no alcohol" thing... The food and the service more than made up for both. It is elegant without being stuffy,...More

Thank hiker58
Reviewed 28 February 2017

As my wife is out of the country I am obliged to order my lunch meal from restaurants who offer home cooking. When it comes to food catering Socrate is second to none. This establishment has built it's reputation in Beirut since years. A professional...More

Thank Osman B
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

One of the best restaurants in town, gives u good value for ur money, the portion size is great for one person and the meza bar is delicious

Thank Khaled H
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Socrate is maybe the oldest caterer and plat du jour in Lebanon with good quality and taste. Portions are enough but compared to others, Sometimes the plat du jour is over priced. We can admit that the quality is really good with a nice packaging.

Thank Wadadlahad
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sidani street | Adnan Hakim Street, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
  • Phone Number: +961 1 846 646
  • E-mail
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