Lebanon's Famous Chocolate Cake is a Must Try! Found at Chili's in Achrafieh

Chocolate | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 09, 2019

Chocolate

Lebanon's Famous Chocolate Cake is a Must Try! Found at Chili's in Achrafieh

I love it so much that I visit Chili's only to enjoy this dessert!   The signature dessert of choice: A dessert to try at least once in a lifetime: Chili's molten chocolate cake. You…

September 09, 2019 | Desserts & Sweets | Achrafieh

Chili’s Beirut: Twenty Years of Good Food, Generous Portion and Non-Smoking Dining

American | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 08, 2019

American

Chili’s Beirut: Twenty Years of Good Food, Generous Portion and Non-Smoking Dining

Back! To my favorite diner in town and probably the last standing. One of Lebanon’s few franchises has celebrated 20 years of operations in Achrafieh... and when the brand worldwide isn’t…

September 08, 2019 | Recommended | Achrafieh

DIVVY ABC Achrafieh: Good Food, Great Vibes... A Pleasant Experience

International Cuisine | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 08, 2019

International Cuisine

DIVVY ABC Achrafieh: Good Food, Great Vibes... A Pleasant Experience

Lunch with my mum, I chose DIVVY; there’s something for her, something for me in a calm and upscale setup that’s not childish, fresh, and positively vibrant. After my last experience at…

June 08, 2019 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Furn w Fekhar: Breakfast in Achrafieh (Restaurant Closed)

Breakfast & Coffee | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 20, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Furn w Fekhar: Breakfast in Achrafieh (Restaurant Closed)

Located in the heart of Achrafieh facing Pate a Choux on Sodeco street, “Furn w Fekhar” is the latest bakery to open proposing a selection of manakish, wraps, sandwiches, and food…

May 20, 2019 | Restaurant Closed | Achrafieh

Sushi Circle: My Second Visit

Japanese & Sushi | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 08, 2019

Japanese & Sushi

Sushi Circle: My Second Visit

Back to Sushi Circle... after a not-too-pleasant experience exactly one year ago, I was back to check on the updates. Mabrouk for the new menu which has shrunk from 29 pages to 21 with a new more…

May 08, 2019 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

Chef Michael from Washington Cooks at Bergerac Beirut

French | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 08, 2019

French

Chef Michael from Washington Cooks at Bergerac Beirut

Invited for a charity dinner prepared by chef Micheal Lee Rafidi who came all the way from Washington, Bergerac has been transformed tonight into a group gathering where everyone was happy and…

May 08, 2019 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

Hanson Doughnuts: Handcrafted American Breakfast in Achrafieh

Desserts & Sweets | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 20, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

Hanson Doughnuts: Handcrafted American Breakfast in Achrafieh

Big sized, beautifully decorated, fluffy and airy... there’s a place in Achrafieh that handcrafts Gourmet doughnuts created one at a time with four new flavors introduced every morning.…

April 20, 2019 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

Cantina Social: Casual Wine and Dine in Achrafieh

International Cuisine | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 13, 2019

International Cuisine

Cantina Social: Casual Wine and Dine in Achrafieh

Every time I pass by Sassine Square, I remind myself that I have to try Cantina Social. I heard good things about, an unconventional get together space where wine and food have another meaning.…

April 13, 2019 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Little China: Travel to China and Live the True Chinese Experience

Asian/Chinese | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 26, 2019

Asian/Chinese

Little China: Travel to China and Live the True Chinese Experience

Oh My God! I’ve been writing reviews for the last seven years, discovered thousands of restaurants in Lebanon but never imagined that we have an authentic Chinese restaurant in Beirut. Little…

March 26, 2019 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Stove: French Bistro Food on Monot Street

French | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 22, 2019

French

Stove: French Bistro Food on Monot Street

It’s called Stove, an old house in the heart of Achrafieh on Monot street. A restaurant and terrace welcome you for a casual dinner in a warm atmosphere. I’m in love with Lebanese old…

March 22, 2019 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

Pizzeria Del Vico: Pizza and Pasta Delivery in Beirut

Pizza | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 22, 2019

Pizza

Pizzeria Del Vico: Pizza and Pasta Delivery in Beirut

Other than spreading garlic everywhere, Pizza Del Vico is a good delivery option. The pizza though are garlic-free! Having dinner at friends in Achrafieh, we ordered pizza and pasta…

March 22, 2019 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

El Hajj Nasr: Beirut’s Iconic Sandwich Place Now Open on Sassine Square

Restaurants | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 06, 2019

Restaurants

El Hajj Nasr: Beirut’s Iconic Sandwich Place Now Open on Sassine Square

El Hajj Nasr, the famous street food eatery of Achrafieh has expended’ now open on Sassine Square, the famous Hajj Nasr, the Lebanese street food destination of Beirut is now open all day long.…

March 06, 2019 | Reviews | Achrafieh

Boutata: Excellent, It’s Simply Excellent! The Fries and Potato Experts

Recommended | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 06, 2019

Recommended

Boutata: Excellent, It’s Simply Excellent! The Fries and Potato Experts

Welcome to the kingdom of fries and potatoes. Yellow is the color; positivity is the mood. Boutata is the heaven of "Batata" prepared in different unconventional ways. Following the account on…

March 06, 2019 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

Dinner at Centrale Beirut: Good Food, Pleasant Ambiance, Nice View on the Roof

International Cuisine | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 03, 2019

International Cuisine

Dinner at Centrale Beirut: Good Food, Pleasant Ambiance, Nice View on the Roof

Centrale Restaurant-Bar, opened in August 2001 in an early 20th-century traditional house, after two years of renovation. The restaurant is located on the ground floor with an impressive wine…

March 03, 2019 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Orsobianco Gelateria; Artisanal and Professional Ice Cream Made in Lebanon

Desserts & Sweets | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 24, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

Orsobianco Gelateria; Artisanal and Professional Ice Cream Made in Lebanon

Orsobianco, a local ice cream which started in a small kitchen in Bsalim back in 2007. Since 2009, they have been researching and traveling back and forth to Italy, France and the US in order to…

February 24, 2019 | Ice Cream & Gelato | Achrafieh

Don Eatery: Beirut’s Amazing Asian Street Food Destination

Asian/Chinese | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

December 25, 2018

Asian/Chinese

Don Eatery: Beirut’s Amazing Asian Street Food Destination

Donburi kitchen and sushi bar, “Don Eatery” by Mario Haddad Junior has been open in Restos St. Nicolas since the start of this restaurant cluster. At Don Eatery, you’ll have…

December 25, 2018 | Japanese & Sushi | Achrafieh

Snack el Estez: Tasty Street Food and a Homey Burger

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 25, 2018

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Snack el Estez: Tasty Street Food and a Homey Burger

On social media there is “Snack el Estez”, in Achrafieh is where you can taste their food. A trendy “Lebanese Snack” occupies the corner of Zaatar w Zeit and Credit Bank in…

November 25, 2018 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Chili’s Diner Beirut: I Love it Here! The Vibes, The Service and The Food

American | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 24, 2018

American

Chili’s Diner Beirut: I Love it Here! The Vibes, The Service and The Food

I’m a fan or is it the nostalgia, Chili’s makes me happy... open for as long as I remember, Chili’s is today the only American diner of the kind available in Lebanon after the…

November 24, 2018 | Grill&BBQ | Achrafieh

Bistrot de Michel: French Simplicity in the Heart of Achrafieh

French | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 04, 2018

French

Bistrot de Michel: French Simplicity in the Heart of Achrafieh

How great it is to go back to the classics; Michel, a passionate restaurateur, has been operating his small bistro behind Rizk hospital in Achrafieh for several years now. Offering the same menu with…

November 04, 2018 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Julia’s: Reopened in Beirut on Sursock Street

International Cuisine | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 30, 2018

International Cuisine

Julia’s: Reopened in Beirut on Sursock Street

Julia’s, the famous restaurant down on Monot street has moved to Sursock. Julia’s is where burger used to be phenomenal, where spaghetti had another meaning prepared with pepper and the…

September 30, 2018 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

Stem: Casual and Upscale Dining in Beirut

French | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 06, 2018

French

Stem: Casual and Upscale Dining in Beirut

The talk of the town is called Stem; from the same owners of Capitol comes a classy restaurant divided into two distinct sections: the bar and the dining area. Stem is casual and upscale, a journey…

September 06, 2018 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Le Merou: Excellent Food, Great Value for Money! (Restaurant Closed)

Fish & Seafood | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

August 15, 2018

Fish & Seafood

Le Merou: Excellent Food, Great Value for Money! (Restaurant Closed)

One of the tastiest seafood and fish experiences I've had in Lebanon is located in the heart of Achrafieh! Great value for money, fresh food, nicely presented plates... I had a blast! Eggplant,…

August 15, 2018 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Sushi at The Bar: Experience SO’s Unprofessional Service

Japanese & Sushi | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 30, 2018

Japanese & Sushi

Sushi at The Bar: Experience SO’s Unprofessional Service

After enjoying a unique experience with Jimmy at the bar two years ago, I was back for sushi at SO this time with Roy handling the scene. Arrive at SO and expect to be greeted by no one. Enter the…

July 30, 2018 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

El Brimo Cafe; Now Open in Achrafieh

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 14, 2018

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

El Brimo Cafe; Now Open in Achrafieh

An old house transformed into a cafe, El Brimo is now open in Achrafieh. Tight, covered with metal and white fabrics, the old Lebanese house is not emphasized. For the food, I expected more life,…

July 14, 2018 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

Ritage: A Restaurant by Maroun Chedid

News | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 13, 2018

News

Ritage: A Restaurant by Maroun Chedid

‘Door’ in Arabic, Ritage is the entrance to the colorful world of Maroun Chedid: A Mediterranean wonderland filled with flavor, passion, and rigor. From its whimsical atmosphere to…

July 13, 2018 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

Breakfast and Beyond; Colorful, Tasty and Healthy in the Heart of Achrafieh

Breakfast & Coffee | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 04, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast and Beyond; Colorful, Tasty and Healthy in the Heart of Achrafieh

Breakfast Barn or as far as I'm concerned 'A dream come true' is the first restaurant in Lebanon dedicated to the day's most important meal: "breakfast"! It's called Breakfast Barn and it encourages…

June 04, 2018 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Sushi Circle Achrafieh, Needs Something...

Japanese & Sushi | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 14, 2018

Japanese & Sushi

Sushi Circle Achrafieh, Needs Something...

Red and black placemats, a conveyor belt for grab and eat sushi plates, fresh vibes, music, and staff looking sharp and clean. Sushi circle has been open for some time now, and this is my second…

May 14, 2018 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

Oceanus: A Sushi Restaurant in Achrafieh

Japanese & Sushi | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 14, 2018

Japanese & Sushi

Oceanus: A Sushi Restaurant in Achrafieh

Oceanus, a seafood distributor that has a restaurant in the heart of Achrafieh next to Boubouffe and Sushi Circle. An old restaurant, paper placemats found at American diners, tight space with a…

May 14, 2018 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

Easter in Achrafieh with Souk el Akel

Events | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 05, 2018

Events

Easter in Achrafieh with Souk el Akel

There’s no better way to have some Easter fun than with your families and friends! Join Achrafieh 2020 and Souk el Akel this Sunday for some delicious moments, and exciting activities! For…

April 05, 2018 | News | Achrafieh

Pick a Poke: Lebanon’s Poke Experience Takes You on a Journey to Hawaii and Back

Japanese & Sushi | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 10, 2018

Japanese & Sushi

Pick a Poke: Lebanon’s Poke Experience Takes You on a Journey to Hawaii and Back

“Pick a Poke” and leave with a smile on your face! A new Hawaiian restaurant has newly opened in Beirut, and it comes with a wide selection of mixes inspired by this trendy American fresh…

January 10, 2018 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Boubouffe: Nothing is Worth Coming Here For!

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 10, 2018

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Boubouffe: Nothing is Worth Coming Here For!

It’s one of those reviews where I don’t know where to start or how to start. Enter a vast space where an accustomed clientele comes for lunch every other day, just for the sake of…

January 10, 2018 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

Gate 1 Diner, Achrafieh; A Homey Burger, Amazing French Fries (Restaurant Closed)

American | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

December 30, 2017

American

Gate 1 Diner, Achrafieh; A Homey Burger, Amazing French Fries (Restaurant Closed)

Located on Achrafieh’s central roundabout, Sassine square, "Gate1" is a quick Lebanese diner proposing a selection of sandwiches, platters, and burgers. The place is small, hosts an open…

December 30, 2017 | Burgers | Achrafieh

Association of Restaurants in Lebanon: Annual Dinner at Table D’Alfred

Events | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

December 24, 2017

Events

Association of Restaurants in Lebanon: Annual Dinner at Table D’Alfred

Invited by the Syndicate of restaurants, nightclubs and pastry shops in Lebanon to attend their annual dinner, we were awaited at La Table D’Alfred to celebrate Lebanon. Decoration, Christmas…

December 24, 2017 | French | Achrafieh

Hanna Mitri... Much More Than Ice Cream, It's Happiness on a Biscuit

Ice Cream & Gelato | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 20, 2017

Ice Cream & Gelato

Hanna Mitri... Much More Than Ice Cream, It's Happiness on a Biscuit

I highly doubt that any local doesn't know or has not heard of Hanna Mitri. The one and only Hanna Mitri known for his uniquely fresh ice cream, perfect Maamoul and arrogantly rude character.…

November 20, 2017 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Dinner at Liza Beirut: Good Food in a Beautiful Setup

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 16, 2017

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Dinner at Liza Beirut: Good Food in a Beautiful Setup

In an old Lebanese house nestled in the heart of Achrafieh, delicious upmarket Lebanese food is served. It’s happening up the stairs, a celebration of Lebanese cuisine approached differently...…

November 16, 2017 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Bar Tartine Achrafieh: I Had a Very Pleasant Lunch!

International Cuisine | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 08, 2017

International Cuisine

Bar Tartine Achrafieh: I Had a Very Pleasant Lunch!

Home of the oval Pizza and fresh sandwiches, Bar Tartine - open in ABC Achrafieh - is my address every time I feel like enjoying a pleasant meal. With several glowing reviews already, Bar…

October 08, 2017 | Pizza | Achrafieh

A Breakfast Paradise in Beirut

Breakfast & Coffee | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 03, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

A Breakfast Paradise in Beirut

A dream of a place, a breakfast paradise, a bright and fresh corner with endless offerings - a small eatery in Achrafieh which puts me in a good mood every time I visit. I love it…

September 03, 2017 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Mr. Brown: Your Next Door Diner in Achrafieh

American | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

August 28, 2017

American

Mr. Brown: Your Next Door Diner in Achrafieh

I felt good the minute I walked in... neat and clean and using the finest materials, Mr.Brown is a blend of industrial and contemporary design where wood and leather unite. I loved the wooden floor,…

August 28, 2017 | Burgers | Achrafieh

A Calm and Enjoyable Dinner in Achrafieh

French | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

August 22, 2017

French

A Calm and Enjoyable Dinner in Achrafieh

My heart skipped a beat the minute I passed through the door of this small restaurant. I was happy to see Michel's smile, happy to experience a full house on a Wednesday night. My friend Michel still…

August 22, 2017 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Döner Joint Achrafieh: Long Live Shawarma... (Restaurant Closed)

Restaurant Closed | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

August 21, 2017

Restaurant Closed

Döner Joint Achrafieh: Long Live Shawarma... (Restaurant Closed)

To tell you the truth, I was never excited to have a doner kebab especially after trying the ones in Istanbul... but I heard that "Döner", imported from Germany, is different. Just when we've…

August 21, 2017 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

What Happened to Noura?

Desserts & Sweets | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

August 19, 2017

Desserts & Sweets

What Happened to Noura?

While others are improving and new names are opening, one long-established brand is getting it wrong! Let's get straight to the point... I've been trying to fall in love with Noura again but in…

August 19, 2017 | Reviews | Achrafieh

Le Sushi Bar: Beirut's Exceptional Contemporary Japanese Cuisine

Fish & Seafood | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 29, 2017

Fish & Seafood

Le Sushi Bar: Beirut's Exceptional Contemporary Japanese Cuisine

Beirut has a new name in Japanese fine dining cuisine, Le Sushi Bar, and it’s located in the heart of Achrafieh. I say “new” because the Le Sushi Bar has recently undergone some…

June 29, 2017 | Japanese & Sushi | Achrafieh

Emotions: A New Pastry Shop Opens in Achrafieh with Mouthwatering Creations

Desserts & Sweets | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 28, 2017

Desserts & Sweets

Emotions: A New Pastry Shop Opens in Achrafieh with Mouthwatering Creations

I've heard good reviews about a new pastry shop in Beirut called Emotions so I thought why not try their cakes. With dozens of new bakeries and patisseries opening around town every month,…

June 28, 2017 | Reviews | Achrafieh

The Pancake Bar Mini Bites with Nutella at ABC Achrafieh (Restaurant Closed)

Desserts & Sweets | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 22, 2017

Desserts & Sweets

The Pancake Bar Mini Bites with Nutella at ABC Achrafieh (Restaurant Closed)

A new pancake bar has opened at ABC... two kids sitting behind the counter listening to their music, stuff and boxes thrown here and there, no life and no decor only water bottles and Nutella…

June 22, 2017 | Restaurant Closed | Achrafieh

eCafe: A Lovely Place on Sursock Street (Restaurant Closed)

French | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 24, 2017

French

eCafe: A Lovely Place on Sursock Street (Restaurant Closed)

éCafe, a restaurant on Sursock street, is inspired by its original location in Jbeil's old souk, where the brand first became popular. Looking into the smallest of details, I enjoyed the…

March 24, 2017 | Restaurant Closed | Achrafieh

OH Bakehouse: Lactose Free, Gluten Free, Guilt Free

Reviews | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 19, 2017

Reviews

OH Bakehouse: Lactose Free, Gluten Free, Guilt Free

Gluten-free, lactose-free and definitely more healthy, OH Bakehouse is now open on Monot street. I've heard many positive reviews about it and after having one of their brownies at the office I…

March 19, 2017 | Tasty Discoveries | Achrafieh

Breakfast Barn: A Superb and Unique Morning Experience in Beirut

Breakfast & Coffee | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 18, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast Barn: A Superb and Unique Morning Experience in Beirut

Breakfast Barn or as far as I'm concerned 'A dream come true' is the first restaurant in Lebanon dedicated to the day's most important meal: "breakfast"! It's called Breakfast Barn and it encourages…

March 18, 2017 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Paper Moon from Milano: A Deceptive Experience in Beirut (Restaurant Closed)

Italian | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 17, 2017

Italian

Paper Moon from Milano: A Deceptive Experience in Beirut (Restaurant Closed)

I was very eager to try Paper Moon in Lebanon especially after trying this popular trattoria in Milan and falling in love with it there. Of course, I wrote about it and…

February 17, 2017 | Restaurant Closed | Achrafieh

Barbizon: Good Food is Served Here (Restaurant Closed)

French | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 29, 2017

French

Barbizon: Good Food is Served Here (Restaurant Closed)

This is my second time at Barbizon and this time, the experience was way better. The Beiruti fine dining address managed by Georges Batal, the man behind Au Vieux Quartier, Lutecia and…

January 29, 2017 | Recommended | Achrafieh

A Dinner Prepared by Jean-Christophe Lebascle at Hotel Albergo

French | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 29, 2016

French

A Dinner Prepared by Jean-Christophe Lebascle at Hotel Albergo

On the 1st of November Jean-Christophe Lebascle, from La Manufacture, Issy-les-Moulineaux, arrived in Beirut alongside five other chefs for the 15th year of "Lebanon's French Gastronomy Week". He and…

November 29, 2016 | Relais&Chateaux | Achrafieh

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