We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Byblos Restaurant

80 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10016-7420
+1 212-687-0808
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hummus” (17 reviews)
“kibbe” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 10:30 pmAll hours
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
80 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10016-7420
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (126)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

41 - 50 of 103 reviews

Reviewed 8 November 2015

Selected the complete meal option that included appetizers, entree, desert and beverage for $48/person. Appetizer was tabbouleh, humus and more. Entree choice was grilled trio. Desert was baklava and custard. Everything was freshly prepared and very enjoyable. Service was also excellent.

Thank bobsV2461PL
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Byblos has some of the most exceptional Lebanese and Middle Eastern food this side of London. The staff is friendly and the food is fresh and authentic. Better to go with a group since the dining room is large and easily hosts groups. Just a...More

Thank BobNYCSC
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

My husband and I were in NYC for our honeymoon and we felt like Lebanese food. We are Lebanese ourselves and we missed our home food. The service was great the food was amazing we ordered so much!!The restaurant is family owned and the owners...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 25 September 2015

the atmosphere, music,food , wait staff and belly dancer all combined for a fun and very delicious experience which I look forward to doing again soon. the abundance of food on the family share plan was unbelievable. the food was delicious and the waiters were...More

Thank faith9257
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Saturday nights are great with good food, great music and belly dancing. Being vegetarians, we have a good selection of vegetarian appetizers. The warm pita bread is excellent.

Thank Reena0326
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Made the trek from north Jersey to Byblos...and it was well worth the drive. We've been to Byblos one time before and it has become our favorite Middle Eastern restaurant. We went with the dinner special which includes an assortment of appetizers (falafel and babaganoush...More

Thank MTBDance
Reviewed 26 August 2015

It's between average and very good. It's good. I went there yesterday and everything I tried tasted fresh. More details and photos on my blog. Link in the profile.

1  Thank thevegetarianvoyager
Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

Food here was very good and the service exemplary. Fried kibbee was excellent and my favorite, babaganoush was some of the best I've had. All around good experience.

Thank Lauren H
Reviewed 14 July 2015

I stumbled across this place walking down the street, it shares the name of a family friends restaurant back in Ohio and the food was as good as it was back home. It may be the only place in NYC you can get lamb filled...More

2  Thank Wicks66
Reviewed 4 July 2015

It was the first time for the four of us at this beautiful family owned Lebanese Restaurant, and we loved it. The place is large and spacious -- a sort-of rarity in NYC. It was almost empty when we arrived, and pretty much stayed that...More

3  Thank TheExplorerFamily
Nearby HotelsSee all 473 hotels in New York City
The James New York-NoMad
126 reviews
.06 km away
The MAve Hotel
956 reviews
.09 km away
The Redbury New York
492 reviews
.11 km away
The Evelyn
2,228 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby Restaurants
613 reviews
.11 km away
45 reviews
.12 km away
Rocco Steakhouse
113 reviews
.05 km away
Birch Coffee
145 reviews
.08 km away
Nearby Attractions
CityWalksNY Tours
9 reviews
.20 km away
National Museum of Mathematics
281 reviews
.20 km away
Museum of Sex
866 reviews
.15 km away
Church of the Transfiguration
19 reviews
.13 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Nelly S
10 February 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from alacko | Reviewed this property |
Sizes are perfect! Typo allé the gala gel you Have to count around six pieces around the size of a golf Ball or slightly am aller... The rest is about the same size. The best is to order 4 or 5 différent one and it makes a... More
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10016-7420
    (28th street)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
  • Neighbourhood: Manhattan
  • Phone Number: +1 212-687-0808
Byblos Restaurant is the finest, most authentic Lebanese Restaurant in NYC. Join us on Friday or Saturday nights for a one man show and belly dancer!!
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing