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Restaurant Beirut

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| Sabana Norte, frente a la Casa España, contiguo al Apartotel La Sabana, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2296 9622
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The owner will offer something that is not in the menu and will charge a crazy amount for it. The food is not good and is very expensive.

Thank Natalia G
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Food was good really enjoyed the food. Owner was very friendly and told us all about the food etc. Our big mistake was not reading the menu. We told him we were vegetarian and he suggested a meal, which sounded delicious. Ate the whole meal had a couple of beers and a coffee. Left feeling satisfied and happy It wasn't... More 

Thank Dan G
woodtown, ireland
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7 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I'm sorry I didn't read the reviews before we went. The food was nice, mix starters and falafel wraps for main with beers came to €100 :O

Thank dt2010
Medellin, Colombia
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67 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Price was outrageous. almost 13,000 colones $26 for a small basic lunch sampler plate and a can of coke no ice. The food was ok the flatbread was hard and stale . The lamb meat pie thing was dry and hard. I would not recommend this to anyone.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Wandered the neighborhood looking for a place to eat. $148 for lunch for three! I pay those prices for excellent food, but once the appetizer sampler was done, the food was mediocre. It may have been his grandmother's recipe, but she evidently didn't convey all the information to correctly prepare the meal. My 18 year old grandson, not known for... More 

Thank SpringvilleTravelers
Darlington, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

What more can I say. Starters (his recommendation) nice but turned out to have been priced individually. Main courses rather dry, probably reheated. No-one else there.

Thank Andrew190728
Spring, Texas
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Mixed feelings here... Like many other reviewers, the experience starts out as happy and interesting. We took his suggestions, got the appetizer sampler, ordered 2 entree's and a kids meal. The food was very good and well prepared, lamb was excellent. Then comes the bill, $42 for the small appetizer sampler, each kibi about 14 bucks all grand total $160!... More 

Thank joroha
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

I can't resist each time I go to Restaurante Beirut to get one of their exclusive Lebanese Bottles of Wine... It's the best pair with the best Lebanese food in Town it's working every single dime!!

Thank Eduardo V
Seattle, Washington
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

Costa Rica doesn't really have a national cuisine except for casado which is plain white rice, plain black beans, fried plantains and overcooked fish, meat or chicken. It is completely devoid of flavor, but you should try it once just for the experience. Look, good restaurants in Costa Rica are all very expensive. Furthermore,good food is very hard to get... More 

Thank letsgo591
Lakeland, Florida
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75 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

We were guided in by the guy outside after we were asking about another restaurant. It was Saturday night and the place was empty (we should have left then). The owner said he had a great selection of small appetizers - some tiny plates of hummus $42!!!! I had the lamb as the owner kept going on about how great... More 

Thank AndyW2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Sabana Norte, frente a la Casa España, contiguo al Apartotel La Sabana, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2296 9622

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?