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Leyla Fine Lebanese Cuisine

298 King St, Intersection King and Liberty, Charleston, SC 29401-1441
+1 843-501-7500
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Overview
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hummus” (164 reviews)
“baklava” (36 reviews)
“kebab” (49 reviews)
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CUISINES
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
298 King St, Intersection King and Liberty, Charleston, SC 29401-1441
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1 - 10 of 924 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Delicious food and excellent service! Four of us shared an sampler for 2, a combo platter, and the whole fried fish, so we sampled most of the menu. Everything was wonderful! Highly recommend!

Thank Tammy P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were at a different wine bar earlier and ordered the hummus and pita plate as an appetizer, and was told that it comes from Leyla’s. It was so good that we decided to try Leyla’s for dinner and had a great experience. The food...More

Thank ICOS
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my second time at Leyla and everything that we ordered was delicious. Three of us shared hummos, lamb tongue and chicken livers for appetizers, my wife and I each had lamb kabab and the lamb pieces were so tender, and my son had...More

Thank Stucolco
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family is from Florence , SC and our younger son sand his wife live in Mt. Pleasant. We’ve been dining out in Greater Charleston for 38 years, and this evening we ate dinner at Leyla for the first time. Our expectations were hugely exceeded,...More

Thank DrKenK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As soon as you walk in the owner and waitress are friendly and welcoming. Food was authentic and fantastic. We had a salmon salad, hummus with chicken and babaganoush. The pita bread is at a different than what you usually get. I highly recommend it.

Thank TenaciousDlite
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had dinner here based on its high TA rating. We ordered the $40 Leyla set menu which included 9 appetizers, chicken and beef kabobs, and baklava for dessert. This was a great sampling of appetizer dishes. My wife loved it. As...More

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our favorite dining location in Charleston. We have been living here and lots of shops come and go but Leylas is a constant. . the food is delicious , the staff treats you like family and you walk away feeling that you have...More

Thank 192charlestonfoodie
Reviewed 8 September 2018

The restaurants in Charleston are good but most are of a type so to find somewhere providing an alternative is good. I have found it hard to get decent lamb in the US but Leyla import their lamb from Australia and it is excellent.

Thank anorth52
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Having eaten at 2 other tasty Middle Eastern restaurants (Ali Baba and Istanbul Shish Kabob Buffet) in the Charleston area this past week, I had high expectations for Leyla given the reviews I had read. Leyla’s version of falafel was doughy and tough. The tabbouleh...More

1  Thank ambedelia
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Exceptional food with mind-blowing flavors. Leyla changed my mind on Lebanese food. It is a must visit in Charleston.

Thank El_doodler
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E2091
11 March 2017|
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Response from Dolly A | Property representative |
Unfortunately not.
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kshark1958
18 February 2017|
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Response from Dolly A | Property representative |
We cater for Celiac disease and have numerous appetizers, cold and hot,served with vegetable sticks ( in lieu of bread), all meat/chicken/fish/shrimps entrees , vegetarian entrees and even dessert. Our staff is trained to... More
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liveoak33
29 January 2017|
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Response from Russell P | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. All Lebanese wine, but very nice reds.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 298 King St, Intersection King and Liberty, Charleston, SC 29401-1441
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-501-7500
Description
Leyla Fine Lebanese Cuisine offers authentic Lebanese dishes, in an upscale yet friendly environment. The extensive menu is a treat to everyone, whether you are a vegetarian, vegan, meat lover or gluten free. The freshly prepared meals, using the best quality ingredients, subtle spices and herbs, are a true delight for the senses. The desserts and Ice Cream, prepared in house, are a delectable " finish" . The award winning Lebanese wine constitutes the perfect pairing. At Leyla, the fine dining experience is enhanced by the owners' hospitable touch and the friendliness of the knowledgeable staff.
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