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Review of Cafe de Penelope

Cafe de Penelope
Ranked #102 of 1,020 Restaurants in Beirut
Price range: US$ 0 - US$ 25
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

An amazing place to dine and wine located on a very charming corner in Badaro. The staff is very friendly and attentive and the Manager welcomes you and makes you feel right at home the moment you walk in. The food and cocktails they do at this place are to die for (at least the ones i tried so far). Grab your friends and go for a night out at Penelope, you definitely wont regret it.

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Thank Alex A
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place. Dined with friends seated outside. Loved the setting, furniture. Salads are amazing, very tasty. Would recommend a visit.

Thank ShirlMeister
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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

One of the best cafe in town, although the bites are getting smaller and smaller over the years, it remains our favorite place to dine.

Thank Mikysf
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

Concept in this restaurant is quite classy and healthy. Menu is made of different mezze/tapas classified under different categories. Selected dishes are quite healthy and mostly vegetarian although they do offer fish and cold cuts.
There is a nice bar inside with sitting tables on one side only, along a huge black wall where specials are mentioned, and a nice terrace along the side walk that is covered by a curtain against the cold weather. I assume it will be removed when it will warm up.
Service is friendly and good, but the high point is the food. Quite tasty, healthy, and generously served. We had the guacamole and the beetroot and finished with a selection of cheese and one of cold cuts. Simple but really nicely served.
Wine seemed t be cheaper than other venues in the neighborhood.
Highly recommend it

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Thank Karambezi
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

In the heart of Badaro street, the Penelope Café is located in a quiet part of the street. You can have there a coffee in the morning, a bite anytime a day, a lunch or a dinner.
I personally adore the place because it offers VEGAN options on the menu and many many vegetarian ones. Meat options are few yet you can have wonderful main dishes and starters and salads. The salads are huge and tasty. The bread is organic. The wines are perfect, many prices for many tastes.
The only thing I disapprove is their exclusivity with Evian water. I don't understand why they don't encourage local mineral water that is cheaper as healthy and especially it encourages local industry and business and that is VERY IMPORTANT. So Penelope Cafe, you have the choice: Rim, Tannourine, Soha, Berdawni whatever, just go LOCAL, support LEBANESE, and leave evian for the french. :-)

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Thank LifestyleOfaVeggie
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