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Leyla Fine Lebanese Cuisine

298 King St, Charleston, SC 29401-1441
+1 843-501-7500
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“hummus” (171 reviews)
“baklava” (35 reviews)
“kibbeh” (23 reviews)
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
298 King St, Charleston, SC 29401-1441
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The lamb Kabob here is incredible! The pomegranate Hummus is also incredible! And the Lebanese salad!!!! Awesome food, awesome people, awesome service! I highly recommend!

Thank Luis G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Leyla has a great selection of Lebanese cuisine that is flavorful and healthy. The menu has a variety of tradional dishes as well as one's I have seen before. I'm not a vegan and typical don't gravitate to these type of dishes but the hummus...More

Thank scuba_scuba_d00_
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I are locals and went to jazz concert last night with some friends. My wife is now vegan and was intrigued by the menu at Layla's. Unfortunately we were disappointed wth both the food and the service. I had the tabboleh first...More

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a great experience. Not only is the food fantastic but the staff is super friendly. You're greeted with big smiles and wonderful service. Take time to try the food here. My favorite is lamb.

Thank Turisk
Reviewed 1 week ago

All servers, (+owner) were very helpful for my colleague and i who are both vegan. There were so many vegan and non vegan options that we had trouble making a decision. We had the hummus, falafel, moussaka and lentil salad and all was absolutely delicious....More

Thank Spepp1013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While on vacation in Charleston, we went to Leyla Lebanese restaurant for dinner and to celebrate two family events, a birthday and our children's wedding anniversary. We chose Leyla because it offered a broad and extensive menu, including many vegetarian and vegan dishes. The meal...More

Thank SteveNGini
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hummus with lamb bits and pine nuts was the best ever, My friend had the ceasar salad w/chicken it was huge and really good, I had the Fattosh salad, excellent.... The service was great and the pretty lady, think she was the owner, was...More

Thank Lollypop
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great ambiance, and food is excellent and well-presented. Best of all, there were many interesting options that I had never eaten at a Lebanese restaurant. These were mainly in the Mezza (small plates) section. Although the entrees are great, the best option is to make...More

Thank Dad_from_the_Midwest
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I usually don't write multiple reviews for the same restaurant, but this place is definitely not your usual restaurant. The menu is one of the most creative and diverse you will find anywhere, while still being traditional and authentic to Lebanese cuisine. I had my...More

1  Thank Zack R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tried out Layla's with 4 of us for dinner. Our boys loved the appetizers and the main of kebabs where we shared various veg appetizers like humans, falafel and sujuk (spicy sausage). My wife and I shared the fried fish fish which was very good....More

Thank ErnestEga
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11 March 2017|
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Response from Dolly A | Property representative |
Unfortunately not.
18 February 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
29 January 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$15 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 298 King St, 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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