The Armenian community started forming in Lebanon in the late 17th century to become through times an integral part of the Lebanese civil society, government, and economy.
The Armenians stand out in Lebanon for having preserved their culture through the generations, including keeping their language and traditions alive, while totally integrating into the Lebanese society and ways of life.
Rich and flavorsome, their cuisine has kept to its authenticity as the community has thrived to preserve its heritage.
Armenian cuisine is popular in Lebanon and its popularity keeps increasing thanks to the Armenian restaurants across the country serving delicious food of their traditional rich cuisine. Some even serve a mix of both Lebanese and Armenian food.
A traditional Armenian restaurant in both its cuisine and decor, Baguer has also a lovely terrace where guests can enjoy dining at night, from 7 pm to 11 pm. The restaurant opens daily from noon to 6 pm.
You’ll find a fusion of cuisines at Mayrig, where popular classic Armenian food is not without Lebanese cuisine’s influence. The Gemmayzeh place reflects both local and Armenian heritage, with high ceilings, arcades, stone walls, and decor. It has a closed terrace and a bar. The Kfardebian branch has a vast patio surrounded by nature.
You’ll immediately feel embraced by the authentic Armenian ambiance the moment you step into this small and cozy restaurant, Warm, friendly, homey, and uniquely decorated, Seza offers traditional family recipes passed down from generation to generation.
Ohannes is a very popular Armenian restaurant where dishes are made with unparalleled passion and pleasure and some creative twists, which make dining at this place a unique experience that can get you hooked.
An Armenian bakery with seating space, Ichkanian is the place to go for delicious LahamAajoun that you can eat warmly fresh from the wooden oven, and its variety of pastry, like Cheese Beorek, Mante, Suboereg, and more.