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Appetito Trattoria

Hamra Mahatma Gandhi Street | Hamra, Beyrouth, Beirut 1103, Lebanon
+961 1 347 346
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (92 reviews)
“risotto” (28 reviews)
“tiramisu” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Hamra Mahatma Gandhi Street | Hamra, Beyrouth, Beirut 1103, Lebanon
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1 - 10 of 363 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Appetito was my lunch staple as a grad student at AUB. I think I've been there 50 times. It's not the best in the city, but it's very good and very reasonably priced, boasting a wood-fire oven, a very personable staff, and a decent menu...More

Thank Loran P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food here is terrible! We ordered the arancini which were supposed to be mushroom but I'm not sure where the mushroom was. They tasted like plain rice and were not at all creamy like the arancini balls of Italy. We also ordered a margarita...More

Thank almond6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place is authentic and pasta is delicious 😀. I recommend the place. It is the best Italian food in town.

Thank MoglieMatti
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

I really like this place. It’s true I don’t go often but I’ve been several times and I leave happy. The food is lovely, flavorful The interior and decoration are amazing, very true to the italian identity. The service is friendly and helpful The way...More

Thank Aya Fatima C
Ghada H, Owner at Appetito Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

Dear Fatima C, Thank you for visiting our trattoria and for taking the time to review us. We are delighted with your endorsement and for recommending us to Italian food lovers. Our aim at appetito is to deliver an authentic Italian experience and we are...More

Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

If you know your Italian food you’d know that what is served here, although acceptable and better than other Italian places in Beirut, is okay but no more. The atmosphere is nice and genuine with a proper wood oven for the pizzas. The service is...More

Thank rami t
Ghada H, Owner at Appetito Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

Dear rami t, Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed the ambiance and the genuine service at appetito. Thank you again, On behalf of appetito trattoria team,

Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

We attended this Italian restaurant based on the good reviews here on Tripadvisor. Unfortunately we do not agree with the very positive reviews here. We were a family party of five and went for dinner. The setting is nice and the staff was friendly and...More

Thank CarstenKrog
Ghada H, Owner at Appetito Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

Dear CarstenKrog, Thank you for visiting our trattoria and for taking the time to review us. Our guests' feedback are extremely valuable to us. We appreciate your honest comments, they have been addressed to the chef. Unfortunately, all shrimps in Lebanon are imported and are...More

Reviewed 8 February 2018

I tried many Italian restaurant in Beirut, but the experience in appetite is incredible! Highly recommended!More

Thank Daniel T
Ghada H, Owner at Appetito Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Dear Daniel T, Thank you for visiting our trattoria and for taking the time to review us. Our aim at appetito is to deliver an authentic Italian experience and we are glad to know we did :) Thank you again and we hope to serve...More

Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Very Delicious Food, Extremely Friendly Staff and fast Service The Caparina Pizza is Great Choice And for sweet you can choose Triamusiu( I don’t know if the spelling is right)More

Thank Ali H
Ghada H, Owner at Appetito Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Dear Ali H, Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed the food and the genuine service at appetito. The Caprina pizza and the tiramisu are within our star items you made the right...More

Reviewed 11 January 2018

A great place to enjoy your traditional Italian meal! decoration is great, and the pizza is very recommended! Delicious and cheesy.More

Thank Trips2spice
Ghada H, Owner at Appetito Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Dear Trips2spice, Thank you for visiting our trattoria and for taking the time to review us. We are delighted with your recommendation. Our aim at appetito is to deliver an authentic Italian experience and we are glad to know we did :) Thank you again...More

Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

We ordered two salads, pizza and pasta on our lunch break. Tasty food, Excellent Friendly service and great value for money.More

Thank Abdo Z
Ghada H, Owner at Appetito Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Dear Abdo Z, Thank you for taking the time to review our trattoria. Our aim at appetito is to offer clientele and authentic Italian experience with an affordable price and we are glad to know we did :) Looking forward to your next visit. On...More

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Ali H
10 January 2018|
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Response from Ghada H | Property representative |
Hello Ali, it is recommended to have reservations during weekends :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$17 - US$45
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hamra Mahatma Gandhi Street | Hamra, Beyrouth, Beirut 1103, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
  • Phone Number: +961 1 347 346
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Description
Located in the vibrant City of Beirut, Appetito Trattoria is a cozy escape from the hustle bustle world, right in the middle of Hamra & Gemmayzeh. The design concept is a homey, rustic, Italian trattoria, and the food is wholesome and always fresh.
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