Gemmayze is one of Beirut’s trendiest, contemporary areas with a vibrant nightlife scene. However its allure isn’t limited to just its great pub crawl: the neighborhood is home to a wide array of diverse, delicious eateries and cafes.
Here are 10 under the radar restaurants, ranging from Mediterranean to Asian, you should definitely check out in Gemmayze if you haven’t already.
One of Mar Mikhael’s trendiest new restaurants, Avocado’s name speaks for itself.
The restaurant boasts tasty dishes with more variations of the fruit than you thought possible and served in a polished ambiance. You guessed it- the restaurant’s color scheme is green.
A true hole-in-the-wall, Wokbox is great for a quick, delicious Chinese noodle stop. The fun part is that you can customize your wok-box by selecting from a choice of noodles, proteins, sauces, and add-ons.
#3 Aaliya’s Books
Aaliya’s Books is a delight for readers and foodies alike, doubling as a comfy café and a bookstore.
It’s the perfect place for a rainy day when all you want is to cozy up in a big chair with a book in one hand and a cup of tea in the other- and maybe a finger-licking main course off their food menu.
A delicious Armenian selection, Mayrig puts a special twist on all the classics while also incorporating Lebanese and Mediterranean influences.
That’s where you can head in Gemmayze for your mante, tonir bread, and dolma.
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