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Byblos Restaurant

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80 Madison Avenue, New York City, NY 10016 (28th street)
+1 212-687-0808
11:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great Lebanese restaurant with amazing food and attentive staff. Seating is comfortable and spacious - rare in Manhattan nowadays! Cheese pie so good that we ordered it twice.

Thank Ventrice L
Seattle, WA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were blown away by the food at Byblos! This is authentic Lebanese food without attitude and incredibly well priced. We were there on a Saturday evening and wondered why it was not jammed at 7:15 - well those in the know start arriving after 8:00PM for the music and Belly Dancing that begins at 9:00PM. You could easily make... More 

Thank EngagedSeattle_WA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've had dinner there with my friends. The food was delicious, service fast and waiter very attentive. He recommended vegetarian options, helped to pick Lebanese wine and was extremely helpful. Try this place if you are in the area. It's a hidden gem!

1 Thank Anna R
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Had a great dinner with lots of Lebanese specialities. I highly recommend it! Attentive and friendly wait staff!

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Thank NYCTheatreLover
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

We were looking for something before a Knicks game at Madison Sq Garden. The menu seemed fairly reasonable so we gave it a try. We had the hummus and the Lebanese cheese both with fresh bread which was very nice, lots too for two people. For the main course we had the stuffed lamb which was on the specialities part... More 

Thank Nejat B
New York City, New York
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Where to start! We stumbled upon this place by accident a couple of saturday evening's ago. We were greeted by the manager, Rodrigo who was amazing. The food was great the entertainment was excellent. I cannot emphasise how great the food was. It's not cheap at all, but it's worth every dime. The humous is the best I've ever had... More 

1 Thank cityguy1982
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We ordered the Baba Ganoush, Muhamarrah and vegetarian Stuffed grape leaves. after all this we still ended up ordering a main (can't remember what we had) but the food was decent. It's actually one of a rare sit out lebanese restaurants, so if you're in the mood for a proper meal it's a nice place.

1 Thank Siddharth B
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The worst meal in my life. 1 waiter rushed off his feet while the owner sat and watched, awful food, no atmosphere, I would rather eat cold cat sick on the road.

Thank Blakusmaximus
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

I have been at the Byblos on August 26th with some friends. We had some mixed meze (starters) to include babaganoush, hommus, grilled cheese, eggplant salad, stuffed grape Leaves, etc. As a main course, we has chicken skewers with rice. As a wine, we picked up a red lebanese merlot. Nothing to say about the quality of the food and... More 

Thank AlbertNijn
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Finally found a traditional Lebanese cuisine in Manhattan - Awesome!! Tabouli, dips, lentil soup and lamb/chicken skewers are delicious. Thanks for the complimentary pickles, great service and lunch specials! The owner is beautiful company when she finds out you are Lebanese.

1 Thank JoanneKmaid

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 25
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
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 Avenue, New York City, NY 10016
    (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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?