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Byblos Restaurant

80 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10016-7420
+1 212-687-0808
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“hummus” (14 reviews)
“kibbeh” (4 reviews)
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
80 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10016-7420
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We generally enjoyed our visit to Byblos. The servers are attentive and very pleasant. I had kibbeh, which was excellent, and my wife enjoyed the lamb kabob. The only real issue was the extremely loud live music at dinner. We arrived before it started, and...More

Thank striker1064
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

I was here with my family because I wanted them to try some Lebanese food, and we all loved it! The food is delicious, the service pretty quick and the price reasonable. We enjoyed the vegetarian grape leaves and the fattoush salad. I would come...More

Thank Francesca Z
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We were in NYC for a long weekend and wanted some authentic Lebanese food. Byblos was first rate! excellent menu, amazing food, friendly service and in a great location, close to Madison Square Garden. I hope to go back next time we are in town.

Thank elleneye
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great Lebanese restaurant with amazing food and attentive staff. Seating is comfortable and spacious - rare in Manhattan nowadays! Cheese pie so good that we ordered it twice.

Thank Ventrice L
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We were blown away by the food at Byblos! This is authentic Lebanese food without attitude and incredibly well priced. We were there on a Saturday evening and wondered why it was not jammed at 7:15 - well those in the know start arriving after...More

1  Thank EngagedSeattle_WA
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

I've had dinner there with my friends. The food was delicious, service fast and waiter very attentive. He recommended vegetarian options, helped to pick Lebanese wine and was extremely helpful. Try this place if you are in the area. It's a hidden gem!

1  Thank Anna R
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Had a great dinner with lots of Lebanese specialities. I highly recommend it! Attentive and friendly wait staff!

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Thank NYCTheatreLover
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

We were looking for something before a Knicks game at Madison Sq Garden. The menu seemed fairly reasonable so we gave it a try. We had the hummus and the Lebanese cheese both with fresh bread which was very nice, lots too for two people....More

Thank Nejat B
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Where to start! We stumbled upon this place by accident a couple of saturday evening's ago. We were greeted by the manager, Rodrigo who was amazing. The food was great the entertainment was excellent. I cannot emphasise how great the food was. It's not cheap...More

1  Thank cityguy1982
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We ordered the Baba Ganoush, Muhamarrah and vegetarian Stuffed grape leaves. after all this we still ended up ordering a main (can't remember what we had) but the food was decent. It's actually one of a rare sit out lebanese restaurants, so if you're in...More

1  Thank Siddharth B
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Response from alacko | Reviewed this property |
Sizes are perfect! Typo allé the gala gel you Have to count around six pieces around the size of a golf Ball or slightly am aller... The rest is about the same size. The best is to order 4 or 5 différent one and it makes a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10016-7420
    (28th street)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
  • Neighbourhood: Manhattan
  • Phone Number: +1 212-687-0808
Byblos Restaurant is the finest, most authentic Lebanese Restaurant in NYC. Join us on Friday or Saturday nights for a one man show and belly dancer!!
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