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Madrid Street | Mar Mikhael, Beirut, Lebanon
+961 1 442 342
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (11 reviews)
“linguine” (5 reviews)
“apple crumble” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Madrid Street | Mar Mikhael, Beirut, Lebanon
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Reviewed today

5th time at this cozy family owned restaurant that only opens for lunch, but excellent food. Portions are not too big, but of excellent quality. Don't be too late as last order is taken at 3pm.

Thank djmadjam
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

This has been a favourite haunt of my wife and I for the past 3 years. It’s a no glitz no glamour kind of place. Down to earth with the owner very much a presence. Thursday is fresh delivery of clams so my favourite day...More

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

This place was recommended by two locals and obviously we had to try it out. In all honesty I didn’t see the “awesomeness” nor the “wow taste”. Just an ordinary pasta place with a good reputation (which allows them to charge a bit extra)

Thank DimDim123
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

I was today at lunch . I ordered pasta with pesto and fish . It was very tasty. We shared an apple crumble . We really liked. I really recommend this Italian restaurant.

Thank Saye40
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Nice place in the Mar Mkhayel area, near all the restaurants. Has outside and inside seating where you can see part of the kitchen. The menu is brief with daily offerings. We had the Linguine al limone and the Risotto with Cèpes, the risotto was...More

Thank Noura73
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

I was invited to that place and was extremely disappointed with the taste of the food, actually the food has no taste! The simple italian carbonara or risotto al fungi were tasteless. Will never go there again. For those who don't care about the food,...More

Thank Georges D
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I adore her (owner/chef/blond charming lady) approach and attitude. She always is attentive and listen to the suggestions if they are from earnest people. Try the lemon scaloppini (previously only red wine): bravo, when I'll retire I will come to cook for you. Peaty opens...More

Thank miberno
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

By far the best Italian in Beirut. Only open for lunch, the owner is a nice lady who is always there. The menu is simple; mainly appetizers and pastas. We had the artichoke salad which was fresh and tasty, their specialty is lobster pasta and...More

Thank Rannoush26
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Absolutely top rate Italian restaurant in a busy but highly convenient area andvery near to the city centre.It is only open for lunch Mon to Sat.The menu is classical Italian with a full range of dishes with some of the best pasta in Beirut. The...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I went today for lunch with some friends. We started by sharing a salad which was very fresh and tasty (salade de sucrines). For the main dishes we ordered gnocchi al limone, linguini al limoni, linguine aux langoustines and scaloppini. All the plates were very...More

Thank daniel s
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Madrid Street | Mar Mikhael, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
  • Phone Number: +961 1 442 342
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