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Leyla Fine Lebanese Cuisine

298 King St, Intersection King and Liberty, Charleston, SC 29401-1441
+1 843-501-7500
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hummus” (164 reviews)
“baklava” (36 reviews)
“kebab” (49 reviews)
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11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
298 King St, Intersection King and Liberty, Charleston, SC 29401-1441
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurants in Charleston are good but most are of a type so to find somewhere providing an alternative is good. I have found it hard to get decent lamb in the US but Leyla import their lamb from Australia and it is excellent.

Thank anorth52
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having eaten at 2 other tasty Middle Eastern restaurants (Ali Baba and Istanbul Shish Kabob Buffet) in the Charleston area this past week, I had high expectations for Leyla given the reviews I had read. Leyla’s version of falafel was doughy and tough. The tabbouleh...More

1  Thank ambedelia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Exceptional food with mind-blowing flavors. Leyla changed my mind on Lebanese food. It is a must visit in Charleston.

Thank El_doodler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant staff were very friendly and accommodating. The food was so so compared to my favorite Mediterranean restaurant near Nashville. I had the lentil soup which was in a lite stock with fresh cilantro leaves on top - a different and very good preparation....More

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there for a quick lunch before a boat ride to Ft Sumter. Pros: 1. Quick service. 2. Good food. 3. Nice decor.

Thank Flyingchariot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like the place but the attitude of their staff stinks, Very expensive, This place deserve zero star. Won’t be back here again!

Thank johnI6874WZ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Here with our one year old grandson. Very accommodating. Very patient with our grandchild. Food is terrific. Had the chicken shawarma over hummus, chicken skewers plate with rice, labne and chef’s hummus. All terrific. Grandson made a mess and they were very good about it.

Thank Phil G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife, adult daughter, and I visited with high expectations from a previous Dinner during our last visit a couple of years ago. We each had the price fixed meal for 40.00 each. The courses kept coming out so fast that literally, even with requesting...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I ate at Leyla's during a short visit to Charleston. We were looking for an ethnic option and were so happy to find Leyla's so centrally located. The owner was our server as we visited at an unusual time. She was fantastic....More

1  Thank armandom943
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in on a whim! It was a great experience. The service, selection and food quality was fabulous. We had a great meal along with a delightful carry out for later. We will be back!!

Thank pauldhopersberger
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March 11, 2017|
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Response from Dolly A | Property representative |
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February 18, 2017|
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Response from Dolly A | Property representative |
We cater for Celiac disease and have numerous appetizers, cold and hot,served with vegetable sticks ( in lieu of bread), all meat/chicken/fish/shrimps entrees , vegetarian entrees and even dessert. Our staff is trained to... More
January 29, 2017|
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Response from Russell P | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. All Lebanese wine, but very nice reds.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 298 King St, Intersection King and Liberty, Charleston, SC 29401-1441
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-501-7500
Leyla Fine Lebanese Cuisine offers authentic Lebanese dishes, in an upscale yet friendly environment. The extensive menu is a treat to everyone, whether you are a vegetarian, vegan, meat lover or gluten free. The freshly prepared meals, using the best quality ingredients, subtle spices and herbs, are a true delight for the senses. The desserts and Ice Cream, prepared in house, are a delectable " finish" . The award winning Lebanese wine constitutes the perfect pairing. At Leyla, the fine dining experience is enhanced by the owners' hospitable touch and the friendliness of the knowledgeable staff.
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