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Chez Maguy

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Makaad El Mir, Batroun, Lebanon
+961 3 439 147
12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Enchanting place right on the edge of a rock by the Mediterranean Sea , to get to this place u will be transported to old streets where ancient times stood still. Greeted by Maguy herself, tiny lady with a big heart, you feel like you are entering a magical fishing boat. The staff is warm and down to earth, the... More 

Thank Hala M
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a place that is different from mainstream Lebanese restaurant, but still serves Lebanese cousins and fresh fish, this is where you have to go! A private house turned into a restaurant it is Maguy's reign. Here you can have grilled fish sitting on the cliffs and facing the sea. Fish will always depend on daily... More 

Thank Claudia P
Beirut, Lebanon
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48 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

the atmosphere and the view are stunning, i didn't enjoy a lot the food because it was over priced but its fine the view is worth it

Thank Ranouch444
Blackheath, UK
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Get the grilled fish it was amazing! You pick your own fish and then they prepare it for you. The fattoosh was also delicious. Unfortunately the parking is terrible but if you're staying in the hotels nearby you can just walk there. Or park by the church. We even saw a couple swim up from the ocean.

Thank AwadaVentures
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is located on the beach in batroun. Very nice location. It's a very nice experience, very nice to try. Very colorful restaurant. Maguy herself is so welcoming, as she turned her house to a restaurant. The food is good and the atmosphere is amazing.

Thank Roula22
Beirut, Lebanon
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52 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

The food was excellent, better than home food and variety of fish and grilled food. Very kind people especially Bella their dog, she well behaves and her puppies can see found in a small house outdoor. Loved the setting and sunset while having coffee outside

Thank Hiba D
Beirut, Lebanon
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72 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Love to go there at the end of a long week, relax, enjoy the waves hitting the rocks just beneath us. Greeted always by a smiling Maguy, we enjoy the fresh fish and the quick service of her staff. Why not try the Lebanese 'sashimi' style fish, prepared with ginger and olive oil! Will be back again and again

Thank samskew
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58 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

The restaurant is located pitoresque at the beach in Batrun but this is the only positve aspect. 1. It was already difficult to reach the place, because somebody very clever had parked in the entrance way , that we had to squeeze between car and dirty wall. 2. The outside area was furnished with plenty of different plastic and wooden... More 

3 Thank Ballingary
Beirut, Lebanon
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

Chez Maguy was discovered & put on the map of culinary ecstacy by the only & only Anthony Bourdain in his visit to Lebanon. Maguy is a short stout woman whose cooking has established her as a must visit chef in the region of Batroun by the sea, located near the phenicia wall, it is an amazing setting especially if... More 

Thank nadere051161
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

If you're a fan of real sea food, especially raw seafood, then this is the place you want to visit. super delicious and fresh food, that you will never forget. Highly recommended!

Thank Wahab H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Makaad El Mir, Batroun, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  North Governorate  >  Batroun
  • Phone Number: +961 3 439 147

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?