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Chez Sami

Maameltein - Jounieh Old Road | Keserwan, Jounieh, Lebanon
+961 3 910 520
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fattoush” (9 reviews)
“fish” (29 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Lebanese, Seafood, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
Maameltein - Jounieh Old Road | Keserwan, Jounieh, Lebanon
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Chez Sami is definitely the best fish restaurant in Lebanon. All dishes are amazing. Prices are on the high side but it is worth it for the service and quality you get.

Thank Georges D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a great place to be for a quiet and delicious seafood dinner. Helpful staff. Fresh fish. Great view.

Thank Marinette K
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Absolutely top restaurant! Arrived into Beirut and was taken to Chez Sami for my first meal in Lebanon and enjoyed the most delicious seafood!

Thank eganfamily
Reviewed 19 April 2017

When my daughter will grow up and eventually she will marry a mechanic, I will ask him to be the chef to Chez Sami: he will certainly cook better. Gone the time with always fresh fish, gone the perfect fattouch salad famous in all Lebanon,...More

Thank miberno
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A classic in Lebanon,a monument in Lebanon Great food, location is ideal Fish is the main reason to go ,enjoy it ,it's worth it.

Thank salem o
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Best fish in town , don't miss the row fish it is a speciality , you can ask for advice of what to eat , they will tell you the fresh catch , it is on of the best restaurent of fish

Thank Amoussa
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Well, there are no surprises. Good Lebanese mezze with fresh ingredients. Fresh fish to your choice, but a little overpriced. The service is adequate. And that's it ... you would expect more uniqueness from a restaurant that is renowned to be the best fish restaurant...More

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

One of the best seafood restaurants in lebanon. Food is delicious, service is attentive, view is fantastic! We have tried almost everything. We were a party of 10 over lunch. Always keep some space for the desserts esp. their homemade Halawa! Superb. Distance: From beirut...More

Thank Shifoz
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Do not miss a lunch or dinner at Chez Sami whenever you are in Lebanon, many tried to compete and many others are good too But Chez Sami remains in a class of its own way above the rest. On the terrace if the weather...More

Thank dina-753
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Wonderful setting. Fresh seafood presented at entrance so that you choose which fish you wish to have served. Fish very well prepared - particularly the small local sultan brahim (not sure I got that right - small red fish). Otherwise usual lebanese mezze of good...More

Thank BHW57
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Maameltein - Jounieh Old Road | Keserwan, Jounieh, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Mount Lebanon Governorate  >  Jounieh
  • Phone Number: +961 3 910 520
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