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The Al Dente

Beirut, Lebanon
+961 1 202 440
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good49%
  • Average2%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
31 Aug 2016
“High Class Dinning”
15 May 2016
“Best tomato spaghetti! ”
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Italian, European
Beirut, Lebanon
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Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Al Dente is an excellent restaurant for romantic dinners and high society gatherings. The decor is very dramatic and the atmosphere is very regal. The tables are set with such attention to detail it reminded me of the old days when place settings were done...More

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Nice location and nice interior. The restaurant is in an old lebanese home with all the traditional tiles. The food is really great! We ordered: The portobello mushroom and goat cheese which was delicious, the ravioli with ricotta which was very tasty, and the three...More

Thank Nay_Mouawad
Reviewed 15 March 2016

one of the best italien restaurant in beirut , where u can feel the italien spirit and elegancy... food are exceptional as price are too

1  Thank gioeliass
Reviewed 26 December 2015

Nice and cosy restaurant with excellent Italian food, from the starter till the dessert (amazing the spaghetti three tomatoes and the homemade tiramisu).

Thank rco75
Reviewed 22 November 2015

Excellent Italian food, in an old house in the Ashrafieh area in old Beirut. A posh restaurant with good maintanence of food and of the place itself. Elegant and refined for fine dining. Never fails to make you feel regret when inviting friends there for...More

1  Thank sou44
Reviewed 18 November 2015

Waking into the restaurant is like going home very historic building ,nice atmosphere it looks and feels like fine dining ,the food was good and service is good it took awhile to get the food but worth the Waite. I'll be back !!!

Thank JudgeFarhat
Reviewed 1 July 2015

A superb experience having dinner there. The elegance ,the refinement and all the serenity you will find all together in this very special restaurant. You will never regret this experience. A fine place for a fine dinner.

Thank mourade575
Reviewed 11 May 2015

my first experience was 15 years ago, i visited this place recently and i was not surprised to see that they have maintained the same great taste, service and attitude. keep it up guys

Thank Fouadhamade
Reviewed 22 March 2015

one of the best italians in beirut. excellent very comfortable interior. may be a bit pricey - particularly the wine list. won't find better capellini alle vongole in italy. reservation needed

Thank Bernard W
Reviewed 25 February 2015 via mobile

This restaurant served the best pasta we've had and that will make us return. However service was very slow and both red wines 'by the glass' were awful. The French one un drinkable leaving a very oily film on the glass . For a top...More

Thank Lyanjaisha
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$100 - US$500
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
12:30 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
12:30 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
12:30 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
12:30 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
12:30 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
20:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beirut, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
  • Phone Number: +961 1 202 440
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