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Sidani street | Adnan Hakim Street, Beirut, Lebanon
+961 1 846 646
10:00 - 22:00
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Sydney, Australia
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77 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This is a nice quiet place to dine, friendly staff and good food with a wide range to choose from and good coffee.

Thank pogo1949
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I wasn't exactly dragged to Socrate, but I wasn't all that excited to go. It looks more formal than I prefer and there is that "no alcohol" thing... The food and the service more than made up for both. It is elegant without being stuffy, and the food is perfectly prepared. We had hindby (dandelion greens) with fried onions, baba,... More 

Thank hiker58
Beirut, Lebanon
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303 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

As my wife is out of the country I am obliged to order my lunch meal from restaurants who offer home cooking. When it comes to food catering Socrate is second to none. This establishment has built it's reputation in Beirut since years. A professional staff that will handle your order whether for a special occasion feast or just a... More 

Thank Osman B
1 review
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

One of the best restaurants in town, gives u good value for ur money, the portion size is great for one person and the meza bar is delicious

Thank Khaled H
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95 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Socrate is maybe the oldest caterer and plat du jour in Lebanon with good quality and taste. Portions are enough but compared to others, Sometimes the plat du jour is over priced. We can admit that the quality is really good with a nice packaging.

Thank Wadadlahad
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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63 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

During our visit to Lebanon, our friend recommended to try Socrates food. The restaurant is one of the oldest restaurants in the country. Its located in the heart of Alhamra Street, This place is clean and neat, they have a wide variety of food and most of the food is really tasty and delicious, they have a mezza and salad... More 

Thank Kay581
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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71 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

authentic lebanese food . great taste , great prices , and great flavor . go there and dont miss out . very clean . GO there.

Thank naoura1
Beirut, Lebanon
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210 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

I choice this place there many good food and as hand maid , I visit alone and some times with my brothers

Thank Walid I
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67 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Perfect food and a bit expensive. No alcohol. Staff professional. The place to be for beiruty authentic taste and atmosphere .been there for ages still same great taste and lovely food. Try it and get addicted

Thank andrew s
Cairo, Egypt
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing lebanese food! So so yummy that I wish I had time to visit again. They are very clean wearing head caps and gloves. The staff is very friendly and the atmosphere over all is AMAZING! Prices are more than fine. You had to pay it a visit and eat Haloumi cheese.

Thank FarahZaki

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, International, Grill, Halal
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sidani street | Adnan Hakim Street, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
  • Phone Number: +961 1 846 646

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