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Al Falamanki

Damascus Road - Sodeco, Beirut, Lebanon
+961 1 323 456
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“hommos” (8 reviews)
“mixed grill” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PMAll hours
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
$$ - $$$
Damascus Road - Sodeco, Beirut, Lebanon
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1 - 10 of 198 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Al Falamanki three out of four nights. Why? Certainly not because of the food, which was average by best, but because of the lovely atmosphere, the good Shisha and the overall experience. They do have a new spot at the Pigeon Rocks,...More

Thank HONkiev
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it is one of my choices in Beirut. the breakfast there is great and i recommend it for you, as they have delicious hommos and motabal

Thank Sa S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They have two branches, one in between downtown and the National Museum of Beirut, another overlooking the Pigeon Rocks in Raouche. The second is more "hip," a bit more formal. The menu is the same. The outstanding dishes we had were Shrimp osmalieh (shrimp wrapped...More

Thank Kotinka
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Al Falamanki is located in the hub of Sodeco-Monot area. The place is big and the decor is traditional Lebanese with vintage wooden tables and chairs. But there are also armchairs and sofas, perfect for smoking a narguileh or having a drink. The checkered tablecloths...More

Thank Hanan M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This place is my new favourite cafe its open 24 hours serving shisha and food. Its literally packed out at 4 in the morning everyone loves this place. The food is always fresh and the staff are friendly. Its indoors and outdoors with a garden...More

Thank faizaeljabbifaizael
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

It’s the best place to get after show. Friendly staff and great atmosphere can’t compare it to any other place in Beirut. 24 hrs. Cafe with a great food and drinks. My favorite.

Thank Ahmad K
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Great location for a local experience open 24/24, this place offers delicious Lebanese cuisine Nice traditional decorations and the bonus, a large outdoor area where you take time to spend with your friends, smoke a shisha and have some good homemade beverage. Only negative point,...More

2  Thank Bruno H
Management response:Responded 30 October 2017

Glad to know you enjoy hanging out at Al Falamanki, will make sure to welcome you and serve you with our biggest smiles on your next visit here! Thank you for sharing :)

Reviewed 20 October 2017

A really nice authentic lebanese place which offers both indoor and outdoor area. it feels pretty cozy and almost like at home. The place is full of plants and various flowers. The service was great, food was excellent. They serve quite big portions as for...More

Thank Olga A
Management response:Responded 30 October 2017

How lovely! Thank you so much for sharing Olga, would love to see you again soon:)

Reviewed 16 October 2017

Just recently got back from a 2 week trip to Beirut and I went here every night i was there after going out. I tried a lot of other late night places and this was by far my favorite. The shisha is amazing and the...More

Thank Jonny B
Management response:Responded 30 October 2017

Love this! Thank you so much for all the love and recommendations. Was a pleasure having you here at Al Falamanki night after night:)

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

This is one of the best restaurants I have visited in Middle East. A nice courtyard, with trees and well located tables that allow you to enjoy your food without being part of a crowd. Great starters and main dishes, good wine cava and very...More

Thank Antonis M
Management response:Responded 30 October 2017

Much appreciated Antonis, would love to have you visit back again soon!

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Nearby Attractions
National Museum of Beirut
877 reviews
1.15 km away
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447 reviews
.87 km away
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.99 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Damascus Road - Sodeco, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
  • Phone Number: +961 1 323 456
Al Falamanki is a wonderfully bucolic and traditional Lebanese cafe located on a 25,000 sq ft piece of land in the heart of Beirut. Its doors are open 24/7 and feature a beautiful chicha garden in a typical Lebanese village setting.
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