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Chez Pepe or Pepe Abed

Byblos Fishing VIllage, Byblos, Lebanon
+961 9 540 213
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good32%
  • Average22%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“seafood” (18 reviews)
“fresh fish” (4 reviews)
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Lebanese, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Byblos Fishing VIllage, Byblos, Lebanon
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location, great service and excellent food. What more could one want? Restaurant overlooks the harbour is a great venue for a family get together.

Thank Ross M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Prime location on the harbor of old Byblos city, the first and the most ancient of restaurants. was run by the late Pépé Abed, fisherman and sailor. the decoration is typical sea port, frames of famous people who visited the place, going down you find...More

Thank Mirna A
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

I liked the place, Sea breeze, clean , good staff, good food and ambiance, I love jbeil :) Would recommend this restaurant ! Check the set Menu seems a nice option too.

Thank Roger S
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We enjoyed the meal, the smiling service, the view on the charming harbor, the stroll on the pier, the view on Beirut... April was perfect weather with enough sun but reasonable temperature. Only downside is the traffic ....

Thank m2paris
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Great location overlooking the harbour with stunning views. Food was expensive but the fish was fresh but it lacked presentation and taste. We ordered asparagus salad which wasn't good Would not visit again

Thank CarmelmKing
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

one true lebanese experience! a few local friends took us here for lunch on a weekend and they knew exactly what to order. everything is absolutely delicious and if you're fond of fish i heard it was amazing and incredibly fresh. vegetarian and vegan options...More

Thank brbr527
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Charming restaurant with a small museum composed of things found by Pepe during his diving expeditions. The walls are full of photos of Pepe Abed and various celebrities including the Kennedies.Includes old roman amphoras, statutes, wheels, naval regalia, good place to stop for lunch or...More

Thank Arielruffian
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Though I've been going to the restaurant for ten years and it has excellent food, I did not expect such unprofessional hotel system. We reached there, they made us check in while standing in the middle of the restaurant with no front desk, no invoice...More

Thank Hiba D
Reviewed 23 April 2017

My wife and I had a great lunch at this great place. The location is gorgeous. The service was very good and the food was delicious. A bit pricy but I would certainly eat there again.

Thank eahmed121
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

This place has one of the best views in Lebanon as it overlook the bay of Byblos. The food is nice but expensive though... Drinks are available. The service is average. The interior walls are filled with photos of the owner of the restaurant with...More

Thank EZ_Leb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 04:00
16:00 - 04:00
16:00 - 04:00
16:00 - 04:00
16:00 - 04:00
16:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Byblos Fishing VIllage, Byblos, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Mount Lebanon Governorate  >  Byblos
  • Phone Number: +961 9 540 213
This restaurant was opened by Pepe Abed sometime in the 1960's. Has been very popular ever since and has had a large amount of celebrities who have visited over the years. Their photos are put on the wall in the restaurant. Excellent fish and sea food.
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