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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” (177 reviews)
“baklava” (41 reviews)
“kebab” (53 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00 Hours
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 939 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We happened upon this fine restaurant when checking Open Table. It was close to the Belmond, where we were staying. Great hummus and kofta beef. The owners are very involved in making sure you enjoy your meal, which we certainly did. If we had stayed...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank waynes649
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fantastic food. Every dish was superb. Had Kibbeh Nayeh, Lamb Kebab, Tabbouleh, and topped it off with the best Knefah dessert I've ever had. Service is fast and efficient, venue is very clean and upscale, and people were very friendly and welcoming. Highly recommend for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MWHawkins
Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I went here for a dinner date and we were both very excited to try this place. What a disappointment. We definitely enjoyed the hummus but everything else we ordered was just super salty and not edible. I couldn't eat my food...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank chcmvrck
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our favorite restaurant in Charleston. If you appreciate - the freshest ingredients, the tastiest Mediterranean cuisine with lots of original creations , the friendliest service, the calmest ambiance- then this is the place! There are so many dishes on the menu - Lebanese appetizers, sandwiches,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank VSM09
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited this restaurant about four times now. The food is consistently very good and you’ll see the same friendly faces with each visit. Try something new, you’ll never be disappointed!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Turisk-the-tourist
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We got to this place by accident and we loved it. The food is amazing. Authentic. Tasty. Fresh. Service is friendly and very attentive. If you are looking for some great middle eastern food & great drinks, do not miss this. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Way2Cheap
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Only so much shrimp and grits you can eat. Layla’s is good Lebanese food with an attentive staff. We had several selections from the Hot Mezza menu that were all tasty. You do need reservations- they were hopping for a Wednesday night.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 396davej
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Decided to take a break from low country cooking for a vegetarian meal and was pleasantly surprised how good everything was. Had an amazing experience. Would give 6 stars if possible. ;)

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank scott c
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

I grew up with Lebanese parents and Lebanese food is truly my favorite. Being of Lebanese decent, I’m a pretty good critic when it come to absolutely fabulous Lebanese food. This is my second visit here. All I can tell you, not only is it...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank F3275EStomk
Reviewed 2 November 2018

We had a late dinner last night and ordered one of the chef's choice options, where they essentially bring a generous taste of everything. So many dips, salads, meats - and their olive oil is exceptional. The service is wonderful, the bar is fantastic, and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ronnipete
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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 135RussellP | 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
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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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