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Le Phenicien

Sin-El-Foret Tabet, Beirut, Lebanon
01-499-177
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average0%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“paella” (5 reviews)
“falafel” (3 reviews)
“crab” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, Lebanese
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Sin-El-Foret Tabet, Beirut, Lebanon
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

It's amazing when a restaurant is consistent in excellence. It is still the best seafood place with so much flavor and freshness. Le Phenicien starters are by far the best in town and the service is still among the most professional.

Thank Colette H
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

I have heard a lot about this place but did not get the chance to try it before. As soon as you enter to the place you notice that the design is old but you feel that it is the old traditional restaurant. The good...More

Thank Nay_Mouawad
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Came here on the back of the positive reviews about the seafood. The roe had run out so the waiter offered to bring a selection of mezze to start. We were brought Dynamite shrimp and grilled octopus, both of which had clearly been reheated in...More

Thank GeorgianaSMP
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Welcoming and service excellent! Food was really good! Octopus provencal was soooo soft! The fish falafel were stg else! And same goes for the fish shawarma and the avocado and crab. As main dishes we had the paella that was really juicy and tasty! As...More

1  Thank cybele a
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant.. All very good.. Seafood fresh and waiters attentive and polite.. but more expensive!

Thank Ciro D
Reviewed 11 April 2016

We were not impressed by neither the food nor the service. the fish didn't look fresh and the mezze's taste and presentation didnt meet our expectation

Thank Assaad D
Reviewed 20 February 2016

This was one of the most pleasant culinary experiences in recent memory. Le Phenicien in Beirut has a very innovative menu, with seafood versions of many classical Lebanese dishes that one will not find anywhere else because they were invented by the owner, Habib Hadid....More

1  Thank Ziad H
Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

Since it is close to where we work , we decided to go there. It looks like an old restaurant but the welcoming is warm and authentic. We ordered a variety of mezza like shrimps, potatoes, calamri....they were good but ibfelt that for the price...More

Thank Xena1982
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

Excellent food buffet Mostly based on Fish dishes Many choices for everyone Arrive early at 1pm in order to be one of the firdt explorers of the buffet before everyone jumps on it

Thank csacy
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

Owner is originally from Tyre, hence he has two of them, Old Tyre and Beirut (Sin el FIL). Seafood buffet on sundays, exquisite a la carte menu. Expect refined food!!

Thank Jad C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sin-El-Foret Tabet, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
  • Phone Number: 01-499-177
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