Your Guide to the Newest Food Spots in Lebanon

by Maria Frangieh

With an abundance of exciting new food spots scattered across Lebanon, the culinary landscape is undergoing a remarkable transformation. Venture beyond the borders of Beirut and immerse yourself in a world of innovative dishes, rich traditions and delightful surprises that await at every corner.



Experience the authentic flavors of Italy at Mariolino Pizza e Vino, the newest addition to Plateau de Bakish. This Italian restaurant has recently opened its doors, inviting guests to savor a savory menu filled with pizzas, wines, drinks, desserts, and other Italian delights.


Prepare to be swept away by the vibrant energy and delectable flavors of Jet Set Bar & Yumms, the latest culinary and social hotspot to grace Batroun’s old souks. This newly opened restaurant and bar offers a one-of-a-kind experience that brings together enticing dishes and a lively atmosphere.


Beyond the delicious tropical food and drinks, SAO Batroun is an artful escape that offers more than just a dining experience. It’s a journey of the senses, where the sights, sounds, and flavors come together to create a memorable and immersive experience.


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Nestled by the coast, Patchi by the Sea sets the stage for a culinary journey that celebrates the art of chocolate in all its glory. This delightful destination promises a unique and unforgettable Patchi experience, featuring delicious desserts, savory meals, refreshing drinks, and an exclusive collection of chocolate delights.


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Whether you’re in the mood for a taste of Italy or a journey to Japan, Ni Café is the perfect destination to savor the best of both worlds. With its latest branch in Batroun’s old souk, Ni Café invites you to immerse yourself in a culinary fusion that promises to delight and surprise your taste buds.


Enter a world of enchantment at YAZZ Lounge & Garden, a captivating destination nestled in the heart of Batroun. This vibrant lounge invites you to immerse yourself in the allure of rhythmic beats and indulge in a delightful array of exotic flavors.


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Fuaki is the latest sensation dedicated to serving up an array of refreshing smoothies, nourishing açai bowls, and delightful smoothie bowls that celebrate the goodness of healthy, natural, and fresh ingredients.


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Discover a captivating escape at Kala Batroun, the picturesque rooftop lounge that promises a sea of flavors and breathtaking sunsets.


Savor the best of American cuisine at 3al Smoker in Batroun Souks, and don’t miss the chance to try their signature smoked meat!


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From breakfast to dinner and everything in between, this charming spot offers a delightful array of experiences that celebrate the beauty of Batroun’s coast.


If you’re in Batroun and craving a modern shawarma delight like no other, head over to Le Kareem. You can choose between a selection of beef, chicken, sujuk and fish shawarma, expertly prepared with your favorite dip.


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Calling all foodies and burger lovers! Edenberg invites you to savor the taste of America in the heart of Batroun Souk. Enjoy a delicious burger with other mouthwatering delights that will have you saying: “Eat, Repeat.”


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A La Pier, the newest gem to grace Batroun’s dining scene. Perched at the bay, this delightful terrace offers a Mediterranean-inspired escape like no other. With its breathtaking views and delectable offerings, A La Pier is a must-visit destination for locals and visitors alike.


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Come and experience the harmony of food, tastes, and drinks at Aria PoolSide, where every moment is a celebration of flavors and leisure. Delight in the pleasures of exquisite cuisine, refreshing beverages, and a serene poolside setting that promises an unforgettable experience in the heart of Batroun.

Visit Batroun’s ultimate hangout spot and enjoy the perfect blend of coffee, food, and cocktails that await you at The Meld.


Prepare to embark on a culinary adventure like no other at The Munch Zone, the newest sensation to hit Batroun’s dining scene. This exciting new spot invites you to experience tastes beyond boundaries, offering a delightful array of delicious food and an awesome concept that promises to leave you craving for more.



The S-pot Bnachii is a new concept that ensures a delightful experience for ice cream and desserts lovers of all ages.


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Welcome to O Cream Bnachii, where the Merry Cream concept comes to life. This delightful ice cream destination offers a variety of mouthwatering treats, including sundaes, cones, drinks, and fresco.


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A sweet escape for dessert lovers of all kinds, The Addiction Experience offers a wide variety of mouthwatering treats. Satisfy your sweet cravings and discover a world of flavors in this enchanting dessert shop by the lake.


Embrace the newest sensation in Broumana, Niu Poke, where handcrafted poke bowls meet a vibrant ambiance to create an extraordinary dining experience. This newly opened branch brings the beloved Hawaiian dish to life with a modern twist, offering a colorful and inviting setting that perfectly complements the fresh flavors of poke.


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Amara Bar & Lounge promises to be your go-to destination for a well-rounded evening of enjoyment. Whether you’re seeking a relaxed atmosphere to mingle with friends or a lively setting to dance the night away, Amara offers the perfect blend of music, international cuisine, and a vibrant bar to create cherished memories in Choueifat.


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MUL Beach is your ultimate escape, where you can savor the best of both worlds – an exquisite Mediterranean dining experience combined with the bliss of a beachside retreat. UL Beach awaits to whisk you away on a Mediterranean journey like no other!


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Situated in the heart of Al Midan square, Bistro El Midan is a gastronomic haven that offers a delightful array of international cuisine, carefully crafted drinks, and exquisite desserts that are sure to tantalize your taste buds.


Boustan Wroud welcomes you to experience a new concept in Ehden, where a delightful combination of cuisine and floral charm awaits. With its resto-cafe ambiance, culinary delights, and unique guest zone, Boustan Wroud is the perfect spot to create cherished memories and relish every moment spent in this blossoming paradise.


Nestled amid the breathtaking landscape of Ehden, City Scape is the perfect getaway for those seeking a tranquil retreat with a stunning view. This enchanting spot comprises two delightful shops: “” and “farm.grill,” each offering its own delectable treats to satiate your cravings.


A fresh and exciting concept nestled in  Ehden, designed to deliver delicious food and drinks, a lively ambiance, and a touch of scenic beauty to enhance your time in this charming town.


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Whether you’re seeking a quick bite, an exceptional drink, or a memorable sunset experience, Le Bro Food & Drink promises to deliver them all!


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Come and immerse yourself in the beauty of the sea, savor the finest seafood and sushi creations, and create memories that will last a lifetime at Qatch by the Sea (located at Miramar Resort).


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Get ready for a transformative change that will redefine your dining experience at Amelia by the Cliff, a captivating new destination in Faraya.


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Sucre is a name that resonates with dining enthusiasts across the globe, celebrated for its exceptional combination of location, vibes, food, and atmosphere. Now, this culinary sensation has arrived in Faqra, ready to captivate the hearts and taste buds of locals and visitors alike.


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Whether you’re a sushi enthusiast or simply seeking a rejuvenating escape, Le Sushi Bar and Pool is the ideal spot to unwind and indulge in a symphony of flavors and relaxation. Welcome to this fresh oasis of culinary bliss, where sushi and poolside pleasures come together to create a truly unforgettable experience in Faqra.


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Attention all shawarma lovers! We have exciting news for you. A brand-new spot has recently opened its doors, dedicated to satisfying your cravings for the irresistible flavors of shawarma.


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Experience the new standard of rooftop dining and entertainment in Jbeil at Re Rooftop. Let your senses soar as you sip on delightful drinks, savor exquisite cuisine, and revel in the elevated experience that awaits you.


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Prepare yourself for a bowl of joy at Kanu Poke Bar, the latest addition to the culinary scene in Jbeil. This newly opened poke restaurant is a must-try for poke lovers and those looking for a refreshing and healthy meal option.


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Grub Lb is the first food court set to open in Jbeil this summer and look forward to savoring a wide range of delicious dishes from various cuisines, all conveniently located in one central food court.



Nestled in the vibrant center of Jezzine, Zero7 Resto Café awaits to captivate your taste buds with its remarkable international cuisine.


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Experience the fusion of Parisian elegance and coastal splendor as you savor exquisite French cuisine, enjoy handcrafted drinks, and embrace the magic of Jounieh’s newest beachfront resort.


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Whether you’re seeking a delicious meal, a satisfying drink, a relaxed evening by the sea, or a lively night of entertainment, this destination has everything you need to make your time truly unforgettable.


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Introducing The Cage, the latest sensation to hit Tripoli’s thriving burger scene. This newly opened restaurant promises to satisfy your appetite with its enticing menu, featuring a range of specialty burgers, wraps, salads, and delectable starters.


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Your break time is calling you!
When you’re in search of a hearty meal, a cozy coffee break, or a vibrant social gathering spot, this resto cafe is your go-to place!


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After opening a new branch in Batroun, here comes your beloved steakhouse to Zahle! This welcoming destination invites everyone to come in and enjoy a good meal, offering a diverse menu featuring beef filet, chicken, and salmon smothered in their secret Swiss Butter sauce (without forgetting to mention their special desserts).


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Further Reads: Bourj Hammoud Food Tour with Aline Kamakian


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