We Found The Best: Italian Restaurants in Beirut

Dana Mortada   |   22 - 09 - 2017

In the spirit of Milan Fashion Week, we decided to bring to you the world’s finest antipasto, traditional pizza and pasta and more of our top best trattorias in Beirut city and beyond. You would be surprised of how many Italian eateries you may find around!



Located in the heart of the city, Gavi is considered  one of Beirut’s most upscale and trendiest Italian restaurants, which is also owned by the fine Japanese restaurant Kampai (go figure). It comes with a colourful ambiance and garden seating, enjoy our favourite that we highly recommend the divine Gnocchi with truffle and satisfy your sweet cravings with their flourless chocolate cake.

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Mario e Mario 

When it comes to Italian food in Lebanon, Mario e Mario never fails to disappoint. It’s heartwarming authentic touch can’t be missed, especially their flavourful Seafood Risotto and creamy-sweet Tiramisu. 

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Beirut city urban chic spot, Marinella is a contemporary Italian eatery located in the middle of Mar Mikhael street. This trattoria only serves during lunchtime, hoping one day they will reconsider and open during evening. Don’t miss their fresh Ravioli stuffed with cep.



An Italian Kitchen famous for making fresh pasta from scratch and remarkable pizza! Head over to Popolo on a nice sunny and enjoy savory Italian dishes over a spectacular view of the Mediterranean Sea.



If you are longing for a good Italian Margherita pizza, then Tavolina is the right place to visit. Enjoy your meal in an outdoor or indoor seating with super causal and cozy ambiance. Opens 7 days a week and doesn’t take reservations, it is a first come, first served kind of thing!

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