Two things we know for sure: Lebanon is full of unique places, and routine is every couple’s worst enemy. So why not change it up a little bit this Valentine’s day?
This is a list of the most eccentric and exceptional restaurants in Lebanon, where you and your significant other are guaranteed to have a special time:
Every once in a while a different lady from a different region comes to prepare an amazing traditional Lebanese buffet at the farmer’s kitchen in Mar Mikhael or at the eco-restaurant in Ammiq.
Other branches are at Deir el Qamar, Jrebta, Saida, and Hamra. They also offer cooking classes, which is an amazing idea for a fun date!
Love sushi? This place doesn’t only offer great Japanese food, but it is also a beautiful, luxurious restaurant in Minet El Hosn, Beirut. You’ll have an elegant and classy Valentine’s dinner at Kampai!
#3 Dar Bistro & Books
We found the perfect place for nerdy couples! This is one of the last standing heritage houses of Hamra, Beirut, turned into a piece of art!
You can buy your favorite English books while having a delicious variety of food at this colorful and special place. The interior design and the garden are equally breathtaking.
You can visit this stylishly designed restaurant at Mar Mkhayel, The Village Dbayeh, The Backyard Hazmieh, ABC Ashrafiyeh, ABC Verdun, and Broumana. Each one of those branches is unique in its own way, whether in its colorful interior or its amazing view.
Loris in Gemmayzeh is at the top of the best Lebanese restaurants’ list. This place never disappoints; you’ll have traditional Lebanese food while enjoying the great ambiance and atmosphere. Have an unforgettable date under the sparkly lights of Loris’ garden.
Enab in Mar Mikhael Beirut is another restaurant that offers traditional Lebanese food in a relaxed atmosphere. This is a very homely restaurant and one of Beirut’s finest!
#7 Chez Jean-Claude
Have an authentic French dining experience with your date at Chez Jean-Claude in Ashrafiyeh, Beirut. This place is perfect for celebrating Valentine’s day and you are sure to have a great, romantic time with your significant other.
If you are looking for a different, contemporary experience, this is the place where you can enjoy a casual but delicious dinner with your date. Maryool in Mar Mikhael is one of Lebanon’s hidden gems!
#9 Al Mayass
An artsy place in Ashrafiyeh, Beirut, Al Mayass serves authentic Lebanese-Armenian cuisine in a fun and creative surrounding. Your romantic date will be anything but boring at this amazing restaurant.
#10 Al Falamanki
Nothing screams unique like a dinner by the Raouche rocks. This is the ultimate iconic view in Lebanon and the sunset will make your Valentine experience memorable. Did I mention the great food?
#11 Taqueria Del Jefe
Taqueria Del Jefe in Gemmayzeh, Beirut, is an authentic Mexican restaurant and bar. It is just like you’ll imagine a Mexican place to be, as in extremely festive and fun! So, if you aim to dance and eat your night away with your date this Valentine’s, this is a place to head to.
In the heart of Ashrafiyeh in Beirut lays a French restaurant that was once a traditional Lebanese house. This place is Stove; romantic, heartwarming, and delicious cuisine.
This is a cultural space in Mar Mikhael, Beirut. You’ll enjoy the creatively decorated interior, the beautiful garden, and the world cuisines at Makan. This is not your average Lebanese restaurant, this is next level!
Don’t just have a romantic Valentine’s day, but make it quirky and fun! Lebanon, especially Beirut, is the perfect place for such dates. Those restaurants will spark warmth, creativity, and love-vibes in you and your significant other’s hearts.