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Byblos Restaurant

80 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10016-7420
+1 212-687-0808
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“hummus” (15 reviews)
“kibbeh” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:30All hours
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
80 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10016-7420
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The best Lebanese food I’ve had in years—as good as my Lebanese-Syrian grandmother’s amazing cooking. If we lived in NYC, we’d be regular customers. We returned twice for their exquisite food. Every dish was outstanding. The service was gracious and the ambience was lovely. My...More

Thank Anita R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Truly excellent Lebanese fare. Fresh ingredients. Proprietary preparation. Knowledgeable waitpeople.

Thank BillyReyn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a weeknight and had hoped for some fun belly dancing. Apparently that is only on Saturday night and it can get extremely crowded. This evening we ordered the starter platter for two which was delicious and gave us a chance to try...More

Thank Tiny_Bubbles007
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

My mom and I just came in here on a whim not knowing what to really expect. The ambience was very relaxing. The food was soooo amazing. I love their homemade falafel and the stuffed lamb breast. The pita bread was fresh and hot. Mom...More

Thank BKSweetie
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Due to the summer holidays the restaurant was not busy. Good ambient for a family meal. The Waiter (Rodrigo) was very cordial and also gave us good tips on what to see in the city. We were lucky to select this restaurant and we all...More

Thank Djalma L. W
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We started with hummus and zaatar pies, the pita was warm and good and the hummus was very good. I didn't care for the pies, but the others enjoyed them. We all enjoyed the falafel. We also all enjoyed the filet of sole. The staff...More

Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

One of the best Lebanese restaurants in New York. Delicious food and very professional service. And the most important they are not overpriced like other Mediterranean restaurants.

Thank ani h
Reviewed 5 July 2017 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
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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
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
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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