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Av. 6 de Diciembre y Wilson, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-255-2766
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“falafel” (11 reviews)
“lamb” (2 reviews)
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Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
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Av. 6 de Diciembre y Wilson, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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51 - 60 of 75 reviews

Reviewed 6 July 2013

I've travelled in Lebanon and this is the real deal - fresh, light, and delicious. And the service is excellent, attentive and bilingual, although on the night I visited they clearly needed another waiter on duty. As others have mentioned, it's expensive by South American...More

Thank FoodForFunk
Reviewed 24 June 2013

One of my favorite restaurants in the city, serving authentic Lebanese food made of fresh ingredients and reasonably priced. The owner is very attentive and personally welcomes all his customers, taking time to explain and recommend dishes. It´s fun to go in a small group...More

Thank Emilia S
Reviewed 20 June 2013

We went there twice. The decor, food & service was excellent. It is a bit expensive but worth every bit. I highly recommend it.

Thank hgtefla
Reviewed 11 June 2013 via mobile

Food is amazing, a bit expensive but worth it! Service is really nice and the owner is always there to suggest you plates and helps you out! Love it!

Thank gaengen
Reviewed 24 May 2013

I lived in the Middle East for two years. I so missed the food until yesterday. Baalbek is wonderful. The falafel is terrific-best or maybe better than I had in Cairo. Babaganoush Is to die for. Don't miss finishing the meal with cardamom coffee. Serv...More

Thank 98jaguar
Reviewed 1 April 2013

Excellent ambiance, the owner is very friendly and can help make a shared food recommendation. The belly dancers/s are on a Thursday night, reservations a must as its always booked out,

Thank alekstusev
Reviewed 11 February 2013

Went there for dinner with my girlfriend. Although the price relative to Quito restaurants is on the pricey side, having this same meal in NYC would be 2-3x the price. Babaganush was great to add to everything, Falafel was absolutely amazing, especially with the tahini...More

Thank tasodrew
Reviewed 27 January 2013

Yes, portions are small, and the place is pricey. On the other hand, there are very few arab restaurants in Quito. And at Baalbek they have authentic, quality food. The owner may serve your table and give you advice. Food presentation and atmosphere are very...More

1  Thank bureado
Reviewed 29 December 2012

I ordered a falafel sandwich, went home, found out how tiny it was and just assumed they maybe gave me the wrong thing (falafel only). I went back to ask and they assured me it´s the right order. Tiny, tiny sandwich with only a little...More

1  Thank Cristi d
Reviewed 4 December 2012

Although traditional Ecuadorean food -- and more modern versions of it -- is really good, one does crave different flavors. We found that Baalbek, a Lebanese restaurant on the 6th of Diciembre satisfied that craving. The food was fresh, the flavors authentic, the interior of...More

Thank jmacsf
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. 6 de Diciembre y Wilson, Quito 170150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-255-2766
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