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Celebrate Fete de La Musique at ESA with Souk el Akel
Jun 20, 2018

ESA Business School welcomes the 18th edition of the Fête de la musique au Liban! Time: From 5:00pm till 12:00am Place: ESA gardens - ESA Campus, 289…

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Toto: The Last Dinner in Mar Mikhael (Restaurant Closed)

Italian | Beirut

Beirut

April 30, 2018

Toto: The Last Dinner in Mar Mikhael (Restaurant Closed)

Italian

April 30, 2018 | Recommended | Beirut

Is it a coincidence or destiny... I attended Sophie’s last dinner in Mar Mikhael before she moved to Montreal and tonight Toto’s last, before the restaurant’s new steps in Achrafieh. I was in love with Sophie’s fine-dining…

Contact Info: Toto Achrafieh

Phone Number: +961 1 566 991

Address: Mar Mikhael Main Street, Achrafieh, beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 1 566 991

Address: Mar Mikhael Main Street, Achrafieh, beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Tavolina: Casual Italian and Good in Beirut

Italian | Beirut

Beirut

March 15, 2018

Tavolina: Casual Italian and Good in Beirut

Italian

March 15, 2018 | Recommended | Beirut

One of Beirut’s best Italian restaurants is located in Mar Mikhael next to Prune and Das-Kutche. Open for more than five years already, Tavolina is the baby of chef Dany Khairallah and passionate entrepreneur Dany Aprat. I’ve been here…

Contact Info: Tavolina

Phone Number: +961 1 442244

Address: Mar Mikhael - Gemayzeh, after Kettaneh showroom., Beirut, Lebanon Leb [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 1 442244

Address: Mar Mikhael - Gemayzeh, after Kettaneh showroom., Beirut, Lebanon Leb [ view ]

Das Kuche: Gourmet Sausages and Potatoes Now Served in Mar Mikhael

News | Beirut

Beirut

December 17, 2017

Das Kuche: Gourmet Sausages and Potatoes Now Served in Mar Mikhael

News

December 17, 2017 | Beirut

From Souk el Akel to Mar Mikhael, a gourmet concept is now open serving a wide selection of sausages, potatoes and imported beers. Das Küche is your küche, where the genuine love of gourmet food and sharing good times…

Restaurant Loris: The Lebanese Fusion Experience

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Beirut

Beirut

November 14, 2017

Restaurant Loris: The Lebanese Fusion Experience

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

November 14, 2017 | Restaurants | Beirut

In the heart of Gemmayze, on Rue Pasteur, is a Lebanese-Armenian, Aleppo fusion - if my description is accurate - restaurant called Loris. An old Lebanese house decorated in blue with fresh touches of color. A bar area, central dining space and…

Contact Info: Loris

Phone Number: +961 1 567 568

Address: Gemayze rue Pasteur Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 1 567 568

Address: Gemayze rue Pasteur Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Brunch at Sud... A Vibrant Sunday with the Family

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut

Beirut

November 05, 2017

Brunch at Sud... A Vibrant Sunday with the Family

Breakfast & Coffee

November 05, 2017 | Recommended | Beirut

Sunny side up, music, lively vibes, a sizzling mood... this Sunday, angels were passing by at SUD down in Mar Mikhael... flying over the rainbow, I felt transported by this positive dreamy ambiance. People enjoying themselves, superb vibes,…

Contact Info: SUD Beirut

Phone Number: +961 1 560 900

Address: Mar Mikhael main road, facing Manar station, Achrafieh, Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 1 560 900

Address: Mar Mikhael main road, facing Manar station, Achrafieh, Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Souk el Akel at The Marathon Village 2017

Events | Beirut

Beirut

October 28, 2017

Souk el Akel at The Marathon Village 2017

Events

October 28, 2017 | News | Beirut

You don’t have to be a marathoner or a sports lover to be involved in The Marathon Village, it is a hub for everyone that is either running the 2017 BLOM BANK Beirut Marathon or just curious about the sports industry and the latest trends…

Döner & Gyros: Tasty, Fresh, Juicy Sandwiches

Recommended | Beirut

Beirut

October 10, 2017

Döner & Gyros: Tasty, Fresh, Juicy Sandwiches

Recommended

October 10, 2017 | Restaurants | Beirut

From the streets of Berlin and Chicago comes a new kind of fast food joint called “Döner & Gyros”. Bringing you the Berlin Döner and Chicago Gyro, you can now discover what the Occidental version of the Shawarma is all…

Contact Info: Doner&Gyros

Phone Number: +961 1 444 800

Address: Mar mikhael , ibrahim bacha street., Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 1 444 800

Address: Mar mikhael , ibrahim bacha street., Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Lobster Society: I’ve Had Better Lobster Rolls

Restaurants | Beirut

Beirut

October 10, 2017

Lobster Society: I’ve Had Better Lobster Rolls

Restaurants

October 10, 2017 | Reviews | Beirut

A carton box with the restaurant’s logo on the sticker, a recyclable bag, white napkins and wooden cutlery, I was so excited to try The Lobster Society menu. Being a big fan of lobster rolls, I’ve had amazing ones in London and New York…

Souk el Akel at The Marathon Village 2017

Events | Beirut

Beirut

September 28, 2017

Souk el Akel at The Marathon Village 2017

Events

September 28, 2017 | Souk el Akel | Beirut

The Beirut Marathon heads into its 15th year of bringing runners together from Lebanon and around the world for the greater purpose of peace and love. Meet Souk el Akel for a mouth watering experience at The Marathon ̌Village 2017…

Zalabya: Reviving a Traditonal Dessert (Restaurant Closed)

Desserts & Sweets | Beirut

Beirut

September 01, 2017

Zalabya: Reviving a Traditonal Dessert (Restaurant Closed)

Desserts & Sweets

September 01, 2017 | Restaurant Closed | Beirut

Now open in Mar Mikhael, Zalabya is a small eatery reviving the old traditional homey dessert called "Zlebyeh". Feeling like a Lebanese doughnut, this sweet treat is made of deep fried sticky dough then drizzled with sugar syrup and topped…

Kharouf Beirut: Lamb Specialities and Much More

Grill&BBQ | Beirut

Beirut

August 28, 2017

Kharouf Beirut: Lamb Specialities and Much More

Grill&BBQ

August 28, 2017 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Beirut

I heard about Lebanon's first "Kharouf" restaurant but I honestly was not expecting it to be as sexy as this! Kharouf, lamb in Arabic, is the first restaurant of its kind to serve the famous lamb on a spit in a restaurant. Known as a delicacy for…

Mac n' Cheese: Macaroni Has Its Own Shop in Mar Mikhael

American | Beirut

Beirut

August 28, 2017

Mac n' Cheese: Macaroni Has Its Own Shop in Mar Mikhael

American

August 28, 2017 | Restaurants | Beirut

Mac n' Cheese, the famous street food stand of Souk el Akel, is now in Mar Mikhael. Proudly Lebanese, these macaroni cooked with saffron have impressed many making it one of the souk's most popular foods. Pasta and melted cheese lovingly cooked on…

Meats & Bread: Hardcore Barbecue in Beirut...

American | Beirut

Beirut

August 22, 2017

Meats & Bread: Hardcore Barbecue in Beirut...

American

August 22, 2017 | Grill&BBQ | Beirut

Very unconventional on all fronts, Meats & Bread is my kind of diner, my kind of food...I came here for the opening and am back to taste more of Riad's unique creations... Found on Gemmayze's main road it will take you on a journey to…

Contact Info: Meats & Bread

Phone Number: +96171959898

Address: Gouraud Street, Near the Red Cross, Gemmayze, Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +96171959898

Address: Gouraud Street, Near the Red Cross, Gemmayze, Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Rod's Gemmayze: The Burger Place

Burgers | Beirut

Beirut

August 06, 2017

Rod's Gemmayze: The Burger Place

Burgers

August 06, 2017 | Restaurants | Beirut

Rod's is 'the' street burger joint in Gemmayze. This brightly lit little place I discovered a few years back is still home to Rodolphe's wife preparing innovative burgers. I was back after a long year to reconfirm the same quality, same ingredients…

Contact Info: Rod's Burger

Phone Number: +961 76 837 323

Address: Gemmayze main street, Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 76 837 323

Address: Gemmayze main street, Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Meats & Bread: Now Open in Gemmayze

Grill&BBQ | Beirut

Beirut

August 06, 2017

Meats & Bread: Now Open in Gemmayze

Grill&BBQ

August 06, 2017 | News | Beirut

After long months of waiting "Souk el Akel's" Meats & Bread has finally opened on Gemmayze street. Meats & Bread, by the self-taught chef Riad Abou Lteif, promises a pleasant experience blended with good music, attentive service and…

Contact Info: Meats & Bread

Phone Number: +96171959898

Address: Gouraud Street, Near the Red Cross, Gemmayze, Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +96171959898

Address: Gouraud Street, Near the Red Cross, Gemmayze, Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Caramelized Banana Fritters: A Mouthwatering Dessert

Desserts & Sweets | Beirut

Beirut

July 10, 2017

Caramelized Banana Fritters: A Mouthwatering Dessert

Desserts & Sweets

July 10, 2017 | Tasty Discoveries | Beirut

Visiting Urbanista I discovered by pure coincidence they've launched a new menu... after having a couple bites, the manager offered us a dessert he says we have to try! OMG he was right. I've rarely written a review about a single plate without…

Contact Info: Urbanista Gemmayze

Phone Number: +961 1 567 811

Address: Yanni bldg. Gouraud street - Gemayzeh - 3 Mdawar Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 1 567 811

Address: Yanni bldg. Gouraud street - Gemayzeh - 3 Mdawar Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Bread Basket Square Becomes Taqa

Bread & Bakeries | Beirut

Beirut

June 20, 2017

Bread Basket Square Becomes Taqa

Bread & Bakeries

June 20, 2017 | News | Beirut

In 2015, I wrote about Soumaya, founder of Bread Basket Square, a healthy wheat-free bakery... Today, BBS starts a new challenge, a new journey, changing the concept's name from Bread Basket to Taqa, inspired by their  famous…

Malolo: Delivering Poke Bowls to the Office

Fish & Seafood | Beirut

Beirut

June 09, 2017

Malolo: Delivering Poke Bowls to the Office

Fish & Seafood

June 09, 2017 | Restaurants | Beirut

Malolo is Beirut's first Poke restaurant inspired by Hawaiian culture. After the huge popularity Poke bowls have achieved in New York and other financial capitals around the world, this fresh seafood bowl has finally debuted in Beirut. I had the…

Frooza: Your Unconventional Ice Cream Shop

Ice Cream & Gelato | Beirut

Beirut

January 30, 2017

Frooza: Your Unconventional Ice Cream Shop

Ice Cream & Gelato

January 30, 2017 | Tasty Discoveries | Beirut

Yes, you can now enjoy and experience Frooza everyday in Mar Mikhael. This new ice cream concept is inspired by the street food markets of Asia and is a concept that was first introduced at "Souk el Akel" more than a year ago by Elias and Lea.…

Contact Info: Frooza

Phone Number: +961 71 081 908

Address: Mar Mikhael, Facing the Trainstation lower gate, Achrafieh, Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 71 081 908

Address: Mar Mikhael, Facing the Trainstation lower gate, Achrafieh, Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

The Bros: The Buffalo Chicken Burger, Now in Mar Mikhael!

American | Beirut

Beirut

January 27, 2017

The Bros: The Buffalo Chicken Burger, Now in Mar Mikhael!

American

January 27, 2017 | Burgers | Beirut

It's the story of three brothers with a big passion for food. Known as the "hats" brothers, the boys started at Souk el Akel more than eighteen months ago, attracting thousands of clients to their stand asking for one item: the signature "Buffalo"…

Contact Info: The Bros

Phone Number: +961 1 570297

Address: Madrid street, between Prune and Marinella, Mar Mikhael, Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 1 570297

Address: Madrid street, between Prune and Marinella, Mar Mikhael, Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Toto Beirut: The New Décor... And Same Great Experience! (Restaurant Closed)

Italian | Beirut

Beirut

October 31, 2016

Toto Beirut: The New Décor... And Same Great Experience! (Restaurant Closed)

Italian

October 31, 2016 | Recommended | Beirut

After opening a new location in Dbayeh, Toto, Lebanon's famous Italian restaurant renews its décor. The new decor somehow reminds me of the beautiful architecture in Milano, the city of art and culinary creations. The welcoming area has…

Contact Info: Toto Achrafieh

Phone Number: +961 1 566 991

Address: Mar Mikhael Main Street, Achrafieh, beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 1 566 991

Address: Mar Mikhael Main Street, Achrafieh, beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Beirut Restaurants Festival 2016

Events | Beirut

Beirut

October 22, 2016

Beirut Restaurants Festival 2016

Events

October 22, 2016 | News | Beirut

The first edition of the Beirut Restaurants Festival opened at the Trainstation in Mar Mikhael on Friday the 30th of September in the presence of Lebanese Minister of Tourism, HE Mr. Michel Pharaon, Beirut Governor, Mr. Ziad Chebib and it was also…

Frosty Palace: Burger as an Erotic Experience! (Restaurant Closed)

American | Beirut

Beirut

October 13, 2016

Frosty Palace: Burger as an Erotic Experience! (Restaurant Closed)

American

October 13, 2016 | Burgers | Beirut

"Smell your burger, caress the soft bun, hold it firmly in your hands, sink your teeth into it, close your eyes, allow the sauce to drop down your face..." This is a message left on your menu and allow your imagination to flow... especially when you…

Contact Info: Frosty Palace

Phone Number: +961-1-449 595

Address: Mar Mikhael, Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961-1-449 595

Address: Mar Mikhael, Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Souk el Mawasem: The Taste of Lebanon's Villages in the Heart of Beirut!

Events | Beirut

Beirut

October 09, 2016

Souk el Mawasem: The Taste of Lebanon's Villages in the Heart of Beirut!

Events

October 09, 2016 | News | Beirut

Forget about rolling your cart around a grocery store with artificial lights and elevator music… Instead come join us at Souk el Mawasem, a one of a kind farmers’ market where vibrant colors, smells and sights of our country’s…

Marinella: Worth Skipping Work For

Italian | Beirut

Beirut

September 07, 2016

Marinella: Worth Skipping Work For

Italian

September 07, 2016 | Recommended | Beirut

This is Marinella, the Italian restaurant on Mar Mikhael... a place that opens for lunch only. This corner trattoria, Sophie's little Italian haven, should be visited by every Italian food aficionado at least once in their…

Contact Info: Marinella, Beirut

Phone Number: +961-1-442342

Address: Madrid Str – Mar Mikhael – Achrafieh, Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961-1-442342

Address: Madrid Str – Mar Mikhael – Achrafieh, Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Goji: Pizza on French Bread

Pizza | Beirut

Beirut

July 11, 2016

Goji: Pizza on French Bread

Pizza

July 11, 2016 | Restaurants | Beirut

Goji is the latest concept to open on Mar Mikhael street. Brought to us by the same people of Frank's hot dog, this small black and white place with a bar welcomes you to enjoy unique pizzas - French bread topped with pizza ingredients. I ordered…

Contact Info: Goji Pizza

Phone Number: +961 81 650450

Address: Near CBJ, Armenia Street, Mar Mikhael, Beirut [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 81 650450

Address: Near CBJ, Armenia Street, Mar Mikhael, Beirut [ view ]

Breakfast at Memory Lane, Mar Mikhael

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut

Beirut

May 09, 2016

Breakfast at Memory Lane, Mar Mikhael

Breakfast & Coffee

May 09, 2016 | Restaurants | Beirut

I was meeting my friends in Mar Mikhael and we decided to have breakfast at Memory Lane. This wide restaurant occupying the heart of the nightlife street is popular and I have never been to it yet... Don't consider this as a detailed review but…

Butcher's BBQ Joint Mar Mikhael

Grill&BBQ | Beirut

Beirut

March 01, 2016

Butcher's BBQ Joint Mar Mikhael

Grill&BBQ

March 01, 2016 | Restaurants | Beirut

I know... It has taken me a bit of time to visit The Butcher's BBQ joint but as the saying goes, it's always better late than never... News about this small street food eatery on Mar Mikhael has made it to everyone's ears - especially those who…

Contact Info: Butcher's BBQ Joint

Phone Number: +961 1 567227

Address: Pharaon Street, Mar Mikhael, Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 1 567227

Address: Pharaon Street, Mar Mikhael, Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Sandwich w Noss: Lebanon's Best Sellers Under One Roof

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Beirut

Beirut

February 29, 2016

Sandwich w Noss: Lebanon's Best Sellers Under One Roof

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

February 29, 2016 | Recommended | Beirut

Tonight I was hungry w noss... Nothing could satisfy my hunger other than sandwich w noss. It's a famous place everyone is talking about, a snack place serving huge portions of the country's best sellers. In the heart of Gemmayze and Mar Mikhael,…

Contact Info: Sandwich w Noss

Phone Number: +961 1 575 010

Address: End of Gemmayze, Start of Mar MIkhael [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 1 575 010

Address: End of Gemmayze, Start of Mar MIkhael [ view ]

Spin the Hen: It's all About Chicken

Restaurants | Beirut

Beirut

February 29, 2016

Spin the Hen: It's all About Chicken

Restaurants

February 29, 2016 | Reviews | Beirut

It's all about chicken, chicken perceived and handled differently. Spin the Hen has taken the street food chicken we know to another level, serving it with finesse and style. Street food is now stylish and served in a funky space using colored boxes…

Contact Info: Spin the Hen

Phone Number: +961 1 560 093

Address: Pasteur street, Gemmayze, Downtown, Beirut [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 1 560 093

Address: Pasteur street, Gemmayze, Downtown, Beirut [ view ]

Souk el Akel (The Mar Mikhael Edition)

Events | Beirut

Beirut

February 29, 2016

Souk el Akel (The Mar Mikhael Edition)

Events

February 29, 2016 | News | Beirut

For the first time in Lebanon, be prepared to live a unique experience, a one of its kind and never been enjoyed before experience in Lebanon.  Souk el Akel invades Mar Mikhael transforming Junkyard into a three-story street-food…

Souk el Akel Comes to Mar Mikhael for a Week; The Junkyard Experience!

Events | Beirut

Beirut

February 26, 2016

Souk el Akel Comes to Mar Mikhael for a Week; The Junkyard Experience!

Events

February 26, 2016 | News | Beirut

For the first time in Lebanon, be prepared to live a unique experience, a one of its kind and never been enjoyed before experience in Lebanon.  Souk el Akel invades Mar Mikhael transforming Junkyard into a three-story street-food…

La PizzAria: From Napoli to Beirut with an Impact

Italian | Beirut

Beirut

February 24, 2016

La PizzAria: From Napoli to Beirut with an Impact

Italian

February 24, 2016 | Pizza | Beirut

La PizzAria has been the talk of town for the last couple of months. A small shop in Gemmayze, recognized by its red curtain. I was so excited to try it, so tonight we dine with the guys. Behind the red curtain is the restaurant, La PizzAria…

Contact Info: La Pizzaria

Phone Number: +961 1 585 586

Address: Gouraud Street, Red Cross, Gemmayzeh, Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 1 585 586

Address: Gouraud Street, Red Cross, Gemmayzeh, Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Rod's: Gemmayze's Renowned Burger

Burgers | Beirut

Beirut

February 22, 2016

Rod's: Gemmayze's Renowned Burger

Burgers

February 22, 2016 | Restaurants | Beirut

Rod's is 'the' burger joint in Gemmayze. The little place I discovered a few years back has now moved to a bigger and more sophisticated shop down on the same street in Gemmayze. In a brightly lit space, Rod still works with his fiancée…

Contact Info: Rod's Burger

Phone Number: +961 76 837 323

Address: Gemmayze main street, Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 76 837 323

Address: Gemmayze main street, Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Sandwich w Noss: A Revolutionary Sandwich Concept in Gemmayze

Popular | Beirut

Beirut

February 19, 2016

Sandwich w Noss: A Revolutionary Sandwich Concept in Gemmayze

Popular

February 19, 2016 | Sandwiches | Beirut

It's a revolution for many reasons, the name is fun and its marketing campaign is exceptional... The concept grabbed my attention when I first saw their social media adv: one covering the Electrical Company building and the other was for the…

Contact Info: Sandwich w Noss

Phone Number: +961 1 575 010

Address: End of Gemmayze, Start of Mar MIkhael [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 1 575 010

Address: End of Gemmayze, Start of Mar MIkhael [ view ]

Enab: A Delectable Lebanese on Mar Mikhael

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Beirut

Beirut

February 05, 2016

Enab: A Delectable Lebanese on Mar Mikhael

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

February 05, 2016 | Recommended | Beirut

It's about a Lebanese restaurant in the center of Mar Mikhael, a refurbished old house left as is, where local food is served for lunch and dinner all week. I've been here, done that and now I am with my Italian friends to experience Lebanese…

Contact Info: Enab

Phone Number: +961 1 444 441

Address: Mar Mikhael Main Street, Achrafieh, beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 1 444 441

Address: Mar Mikhael Main Street, Achrafieh, beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Subway Lebanon: A New Branch... Still Trying to Survive

American | Beirut

Beirut

January 19, 2016

Subway Lebanon: A New Branch... Still Trying to Survive

American

January 19, 2016 | Street Food | Beirut

Subway has a new location in Lebanon. Its Mar Mikahel’s branch is beautiful, clean and looks very American. Serving their foot long popular fresh sandwiches, Subway is still trying to survive in Lebanon. I have always enjoyed their…

Mitsu-Ya: Head to Head with the Chef - The Omakase Experience

Japanese & Sushi | Beirut

Beirut

December 08, 2015

Mitsu-Ya: Head to Head with the Chef - The Omakase Experience

Japanese & Sushi

December 08, 2015 | Recommended | Beirut

His name is Mitsu and he's the chef at MitsuYa or the house of Mitsu. Straight from Japan, he prepares one roll at a time, one slice at a time… It’s truly an experience to be sitting at the bar in front of Mitsu for…

Contact Info: Mitsu-Ya

Phone Number: +961 1 561110

Address: Gemmayze main street, next to La Tabkha [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 1 561110

Address: Gemmayze main street, next to La Tabkha [ view ]

Beirut is Alive: See You Tonight

Events | Beirut

Beirut

December 03, 2015

Beirut is Alive: See You Tonight

Events

December 03, 2015 | Souk el Akel | Beirut

Beirut is alive… It was 1976 when the last time a train stopped at the Mar Mikhael train station, but tonight, a part of Lebanon’s history saw life again. Hundreds of people flooded into the huge abandoned hangar sizzling…

Souk el Akel's Christmas Market; Mar Mikhael 2015

Events | Beirut

Beirut

December 02, 2015

Souk el Akel's Christmas Market; Mar Mikhael 2015

Events

December 02, 2015 | News | Beirut

Mar Mikhael, Bus Station, December 2-6 from 4pm to 10pm For the first time in Lebanon Beirut will enjoy a Christmas Food Market! All over the world Christmas food markets are a great way of discovering Christmas favorites, like mulled wine, mince…

Toto: Premium Italian! (Restaurant Closed)

Italian | Beirut

Beirut

December 01, 2015

Toto: Premium Italian! (Restaurant Closed)

Italian

December 01, 2015 | Restaurant Closed | Beirut

Been here, done that and still loving it like the first time. There are Italian trattorias, others that are fast food concepts, some do only pizza or try to produce fresh pasta, but few know what Italian culture is all about. Toto is Italian at its…

Contact Info: Toto Achrafieh

Phone Number: +961 1 566 991

Address: Mar Mikhael Main Street, Achrafieh, beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 1 566 991

Address: Mar Mikhael Main Street, Achrafieh, beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Moutabbal Grill Mar Mikhael: The Grilled Vegetable Platter (Restaurant Closed)

Street Food | Beirut

Beirut

November 30, 2015

Moutabbal Grill Mar Mikhael: The Grilled Vegetable Platter (Restaurant Closed)

Street Food

November 30, 2015 | Beirut

I'll tell you a story, the story of a place, a small hole in the wall that offers a tiny selection of Lebanese specialties prepared a la minute. Today, I was having lunch with my friends. Down on Mar Mikhael is Moutabbal, the Lebanese street…

Mario e Mario: Finally! The Chef and Menu Have Changed

Italian | Beirut

Beirut

November 30, 2015

Mario e Mario: Finally! The Chef and Menu Have Changed

Italian

November 30, 2015 | Restaurants | Beirut

The last few days of of my summer were crowned with dinners at Mario e Mario up on the terrace. Enchanted by fine Italian music, lit by the street's yellow lantern and the many hanging bucket lights suspended from the pergola, we sat to enjoy some…

Contact Info: Mario e Mario

Phone Number: +961 1 444 036 - +961 76 888 036

Address: 39, Rue Patriarche Arida, Mar Michael, Achrafieh Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 1 444 036 - +961 76 888 036

Address: 39, Rue Patriarche Arida, Mar Michael, Achrafieh Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

SUD: A New Menu, Pleasant Flavors

French | Beirut

Beirut

November 24, 2015

SUD: A New Menu, Pleasant Flavors

French

November 24, 2015 | Restaurants | Beirut

It's a love story which started last year, with a restaurant called SUD, a place with a soul that oozes strong positive vibes. Under the beautiful autumn rain, enchanted by the musical notes of thunder, dimmed lights transport you out of…

Contact Info: SUD Beirut

Phone Number: +961 1 560 900

Address: Mar Mikhael main road, facing Manar station, Achrafieh, Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 1 560 900

Address: Mar Mikhael main road, facing Manar station, Achrafieh, Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Frosty Palace: Not a Burger You Can Compare with Others (Restaurant Closed)

American | Beirut

Beirut

September 27, 2015

Frosty Palace: Not a Burger You Can Compare with Others (Restaurant Closed)

American

September 27, 2015 | Burgers | Beirut

My wife wanted to try it so much because I had talked about it so much, about Frosty Palace, the address where one of the country's best burgers is grilled. Around town, many burgers are special. There is the connoisseur, there is the American,…

Contact Info: Frosty Palace

Phone Number: +961-1-449 595

Address: Mar Mikhael, Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961-1-449 595

Address: Mar Mikhael, Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Seza: Authentic Armenian Flavors

Armenian | Beirut

Beirut

July 29, 2015

Seza: Authentic Armenian Flavors

Armenian

July 29, 2015 | Restaurants | Beirut

Beautiful! I was struck with a great first impression as I walked through the door at Seza. Opened for five years now, Seza, offers authentic Armenian cuisine appreciated by many. It's a single room, a square space painted in white and…

Contact Info: Seza

Phone Number: +961 1 570 711

Address: Mar Mikhael, Achrafieh, Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 1 570 711

Address: Mar Mikhael, Achrafieh, Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

MJ's: The Trendy Burgers of Mar Mikhael (Restaurant Closed)

American | Beirut

Beirut

July 09, 2015

MJ's: The Trendy Burgers of Mar Mikhael (Restaurant Closed)

American

July 09, 2015 | Burgers | Beirut

I had promised myself not to review burgers in 2015. I didn't want to review just another burger place in town because I believe the country has enough buns stuffed with a patty; 2014 was a mess of copy pastes. Everyone promises a sandwich that is…

Contact Info: MJ's Burger

Phone Number: +961 1 570 355

Address: Pharaon street, Mar Mikhael, Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 1 570 355

Address: Pharaon street, Mar Mikhael, Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Kamoun: Great Lebanese Food on Mar Mikhael (Restaurant Closed)

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Beirut

Beirut

June 29, 2015

Kamoun: Great Lebanese Food on Mar Mikhael (Restaurant Closed)

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

June 29, 2015 | Recommended | Beirut

Kamoun’s logo attracted me to come try it as soon as it opened a few months back. Kamoun is a new Lebanese restaurant that opened in Mar Mikhael.  Kamoun is a casual restaurant that offers a large selection of breakfast, lunch and…

Marinella: Le Coin Italien des Habitués

Italian | Beirut

Beirut

June 08, 2015

Marinella: Le Coin Italien des Habitués

Italian

June 08, 2015 | Recommended | Beirut

Unfortunately for you dear Italian cuisine lovers, Marinella only opens for lunch. You'll have to find a way to escape work or simply come on the weekend... To my luck, it was a Monday and an official holiday, so of course  Marinella was first…

Contact Info: Marinella, Beirut

Phone Number: +961-1-442342

Address: Madrid Str – Mar Mikhael – Achrafieh, Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961-1-442342

Address: Madrid Str – Mar Mikhael – Achrafieh, Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Sako 1967: A Sandwicheria on Armenia Street

Sandwiches | Beirut

Beirut

May 30, 2015

Sako 1967: A Sandwicheria on Armenia Street

Sandwiches

May 30, 2015 | Street Food | Beirut

I wasn’t planning on trying it surely wasn't expecting it to be that good but happily ended up enjoying some real and generous street sandwiches that are affordable and tasty. This is what Sako on Armenia Street in Mar Mikhael has to…

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