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Chez Sami

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Maameltein - Jounieh Old Road | Keserwan, Jounieh, Lebanon
+961 3 910 520
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Though expensive, but it remains the best fish restaurant. Better to go when the terrace is open. Food and service are always up to expectations. Recommended for Lebanese fish cuisine.

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Thank Walid M
Beirut, Lebanon
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It just isn't worth going there. The place is overpriced and food is not that special. They don't have anything that you can't make yourself at home. Also we went on a Sunday and was overcrowded and very loud to the point it became annoying. When u try to promote a taverna concept and crowd 500 people in one place,... More 

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Thank jooj123
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chez Sami is a classic Best sea food restaurant in lebanon A must when you visit, Fresh fish Great service Beautiful views

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Thank Georges A
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98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This place has the greatest seafood in Lebanon. Everything with delicious; the calamari (baby, fried, hot and spicy - many different kinds) was superb and the raw fish as well sultan Ibrahim- all excellent. Their desserts are also exceptional. Love it.

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Thank Kamil5000
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112 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Been going to this place for years and it never failed to please me. The seafood is fresh and the selection is wide.

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Thank Lara F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

One of the most famous seafood restaurants in Lebanon , focusing mainly of fresh local fish. Serves also Lebanese mezze. Sea view with direct access to the sea. Nice decoration and outdoor terrace. Good service and excellent food. Known to be expensive.

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Thank Fady J
Beirut, Lebanon
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112 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

My family and I love having fish for Sunday lunch, and believe me I've tried almost every fish restaurant in Lebanon. Chez Sami remains the best. Taste, generosity, service, presentation and setting are not to be compared.

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Thank Colette H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Excellence is a combination of endless factors, especially in this domaine...over the years (and they are many) arround 4 Decades and this place is still maintaining and improving at all fronts..This is a real world class seafood restaurant that can proudly represent Lebanon to compare with the best Italian,Greek,Spanish and French Mediteranean Seafood restaurants topping the charts.

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Thank Joe T
Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I have been there almost every 10 - 15 days always good food and nice ambiance stuff is very good and friendly . It is a must see

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Thank Isaactbeile
Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Everything is perfect. The bill is on the high size, but at the end, I only remember the good quality of the service and the freshness of all fishes plates.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Lebanese, Seafood, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?