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Le Chef

Gouraud Street, Beirut, Lebanon
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“soup” (5 reviews)
“rice” (6 reviews)
“hummus” (9 reviews)
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Gouraud Street, Beirut, Lebanon
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1 - 10 of 119 reviews

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Simple High Quality Food Fast Service So Affordable Price Specialized in local Lebanese cosine A place that you go to whenever you feel the need to test a real Lebanese dishes

Thank Wissam-AlRasheed
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Simple local food with friendly chef/owner. The food was great value and well prepared. The service was quick, but you did not have to rush away.

Thank Simon W
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

It was my first Lebanese dinner in Beirut. The food was delicious. It felt like home made food. I highly recommend it and I am def going back when I will be in Lebanon again

Thank Io V
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Everything is unpretentious Charbel's mildly sarcastic tone is a vast understatement for it all. No promises ... you will decide by yourself. Thanks

1  Thank last_waltz
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This place is authentic Lebanese. its decoration and the owner charbel Give you the feel you are in the old streets of Lebanon.

1  Thank Richard A
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Le Chef is a honoust pearl of a cantina with excellent and welcoming service, Great food of all sorts (from meze hot and cold to grilled fish and Lebanese classics) to a price level that is unbeatable in Beirut. Locals Are using it and the...More

Thank svenabc2016
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We bumped into Le Chef while exploring the neighbourhood. This the type if place I generally loved: local crowd, new menus every day, warm atmosphere and efficient service. The right place ti go for lunch if you happen to be around that part of town

Thank benoithanquet
Reviewed 16 January 2017

I was here in September and december of 2015 and then again in November 2016. Nothing changed, still same restaurant, always busy, bright and cozy,always something good on the menu. Always get the hummus here.. nice wines too. just a relaxing place and its in...More

Thank Bavavia
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Small and old and the food is nice. In my opinion , any place where the chef prepars the food in plain sight , where anyone can go watch him, reflects confidence and mirrors trust. this is one of those places. The service is quite...More

Thank Ralph S
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The owner seems like a friendly enough guy and the cheap is dirt cheap but really don't ruin your appetite on this restaurant. The place is not hygienic at all. First time I ate there I was excited to find out what the buzz was...More

1  Thank nynke b
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  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$15
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gouraud Street, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
  • Phone Number: 00961445373
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