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Semsom - CLOSED

Sodeco Main Street | City Mall Seaside, Beirut 166206, Lebanon
+961 3 466 646
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good26%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
20 Apr 2017
10 Aug 2016
“New experience ”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Sodeco Main Street | City Mall Seaside, Beirut 166206, Lebanon
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Restaurant serving Lebanese foods - sometimes with certain twist. Some foods are tasty, other not...the chicken cut in mall pieces was served called. The service is acceptable. You have for sure better places in Beirut..

Thank HA12014
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

I chose to retry Semsom after they relocated withing the citymall itself only to be shocked! The food is diverse with many new items that deserve to be tried. The service was good. The setting is calm and for a minute you forget you are...More

Thank EZ_Leb
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Reviewed 1 April 2016

It has been a while (more than 1 year) since i last visited this restaurant, the food variety is still excellent, the taste also and the ambiance are good. The big problem was the poorness of the service, there was only 1 waiter to serve...More

Thank Rachid A
Reviewed 21 January 2016

the food is average, prices too. friendly staff. good to spend time with friends and chat. recommended for friends or couples

Thank Michel H
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Terrible, hygiene, hygiene, hygiene, need to take a close look at his overall hygiene issue, need to step up their portion per plate.

Thank bassramy
SemsomCuisine, Semsom Digital Team at Semsom, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2015

Dear Ramy, we are really interested to find out more information concerning the issues mentioned in your review. Kindly could you provide us with the best way to message you via our facebook page or tripadvisor. Thank you in advance.

Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

I tried Semsom a couple of months ago. I had higher expectations actually. The food was average but took a while to be presented. They tried to twist some of the Lebanese classic plates. The waiters are friendly but not always free to serve you...More

Thank EZ_Leb
SemsomCuisine, Manager at Semsom, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2015

Dear Elie, thank you for your detailed feedback of Semsom. We aim to be ambassadors of Lebanese food around the world with Semsom now open in Kuwait, KSA, Oman, Beirut and NYC, with traditional Lebanese dishes and modern twists.

Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

Really disappointed! The food was tasteless.. I expected the bread will be hot and new .. They gave me bread looks old .. Manageesh also was not perfect

Thank Sultan A
Reviewed 8 November 2014 via mobile

I like semsom because it gives a twist to the traditional lebanese cuisine. Tasty hummus, french fries and cheese osmaliyeh. I always enjoy my meals there!

Thank Nour N
Reviewed 15 October 2014

Semsom would have easily got a top rating if it had updated its website. We had a quick snack at the City Mall Branch, and we simply loved it. A couple of days later we decided to give it another try, and the website showed...More

Thank Ahmed75149
Reviewed 16 September 2014

It's not 100% Lebanese food they add their own twist. In general it's tasty, they increased prices a bit the last time i visited them. The Decor is OK, not fancy.

Thank Said_Abi_Nader
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sodeco Main Street | City Mall Seaside, Beirut 166206, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
  • Phone Number: +961 3 466 646
  • E-mail
Semsom serves Traditional Lebanese cuisine with modern twist!Traditional since we serve authentic Lebanese food. Most of our recipes are coming from our grandmas! The modernity comes from our signature items like the Hommos with with Sumac & Zaatar, the chicken or cheese osmalieh, or the cheesecake with rahat.Perfect for a business lunch, a family outing or just a coffee on our amazing terraces!
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