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Chez Jean-Claude, bistro francais

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Georges kamel bldg., Beirut, Lebanon
+961 3 286 378
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Beirut, Lebanon
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015

Food was good but I expected better service and presentation. Prices definitely too high. Foie gras was without any garnish, when we asked they brought marmelade. It was also not with the correct bread. The filet of beef was very good quality and very tasty, however was poorly presented. Was served with some fried potatoes and no vegetables. No one... More 

Thank SlimSlamDeli
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

Cozy and traditional ambiance, fresh ingredients, real french cuisine and caring service. I really appreciated the wine carte and the rare wines I founding it.

Thank bababaDubai
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74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

The food is very good with a rare to find menu of starters. But the prices are exaggerated. Friendly service.

Thank Fady J
Beirut, Lebanon
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

I went to Jean-Claude in April 2015 with 3 friends of mine. I had high hopes after hearing about the place through an acquaintance and was looking forward to trying out an authentic French bistro in Lebanon. Unfortunately, I have to admit that the overall experience was subpar. The food was good, but nothing exceptional. The filet de boeuf seems... More 

7 Thank BassamEstefane
Beirut, Lebanon
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2015

Excellent, top notch food & service quality. The staff is very welcoming, the food is delicious! The place itself is very inviting and homey. I highly recommend this restaurant for couples and family get-togethers. 10/10.

Thank Karen D
Beirut, Lebanon
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2014

it is one of three only that can be called french bistro in beirut. excellent quality of every meal available. the menu choice is limited and most of the time remains unchanged. overpriced.

2 Thank Renzo M
Province of Barcelona, Spain
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41 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2014 via mobile

This place owes it all to its great chef for authentic french gastronomical food Great wine list and place for foodies Everything on the menu is worth a try Prices above average but taste and quality quickly make up for it Enjoy

1 Thank traboulsi
London, United Kingdom
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163 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2014

Not a large place, the steaks were very good and the ambience was great. We felt it was a bit pricey, but overall we'd go there again for a good bite...

1 Thank M A
Beirut, Lebanon
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2014

the price tag is a bit high. Great place, good food [steak is excellent] but expect to pay around 100$/person, for a full course meal including dessert, with a moderate intake of wine [i.e. one glass/person]. i would say its a bit pricey for what you get.

1 Thank iliya_LB
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113 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2013 via mobile

The food is good, the mood a bit oldish & the service is a bit pretentious but efficient. Ok overall but nothing very special to be coming back often. The only stand out was the pepper sauce with Corinth raisins, really really good

Thank Kaleya80

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Georges kamel bldg., Beirut, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
  • Phone Number: +961 3 286 378
Tel:01201190, 03286378

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