Welcome to the Lebanese street food tour of Beirut. It was a full 14 hour day of eating incredibly delicious, and some of the most legendary street food shops in Beirut! #Lebanon #Beirut #LebaneseFood #streetfood
Thank you to USAID My visit to Lebanon was supported by the USAID Lebanon Enterprise Development Project.
Here are the restaurants and stalls we ate at during this Lebanese street food tour:
Hajj Nasr Sandwich Shop By 6 am, when Beirut is about to wake up, Hajj Nasr is getting ready to close. We arrived at 5 am to make sure he still had food. The tebleh nayyeh Raw meat, garlic, tomatoes, mint, and the soujouk soujouk sausage, garlic, tomatoes, pickles sandwiches were incredible. Total price 15,000 LBP ($9.95)
Faysal Snack (https://goo.gl/maps/FidmkbQNjBDqUBxn9) Great Lebanese pastries and breads. We ordered the halloumi loaf, plus some Man'ousheh (Manakish) topped with za'atar, and some spinach pastries. 19,000 LBP ($12.60) Total price for everything
Hanna Mitri (https://goo.gl/maps/iBTb64g5qprq3z6s9) If you mention ice cream in Beirut, this is the place that everyone knows and everyone loves it’s a Lebanese ice cream icon, and it’s uniquely delicious from any other ice cream I’ve had in the world. It’s special without a doubt.
Al Soussi Restaurant (https://goo.gl/maps/acSHkHamuvaD1vNFA) This is one of the most famous restaurants in Beirut, especially for breakfast. Their fattey and hummus is good, but nothing compares to their awarma and eggs.
Falafel Tabbara (https://goo.gl/maps/3bfTAT7Hitxmz3LK6) Unique falafel His falafel are made purely with fava beans, in a donut shape. 2,500 LBP ($1.66) Price per sandwich
Ichkhanian Bakery (https://goo.gl/maps/bppJWMhBYMAfviJd6) This is a legendary Armenian Lebanese bakery that specializes in Lahmajoun (Lahmacun) Thin dough topped with minced meat. 9,000 LBP ($5.97) Total price for everything
Lamb head 15,000 LBP ($9.95) Total price for lamb head
Makari Sweets Shop Home of mfata’a, which is a unique and rare to find nowadays rice pudding, tahini, and turmeric pudding.
Restaurant Joseph (https://goo.gl/maps/6PDTiaayZ7dPD3px6) If you’re looking for the best Lebanese shawarma in Beirut, this is the spot. The chicken was good, but the beef was the best. 6,000 LBP ($3.98) Price per sandwich
L'abeille D'or (https://goo.gl/maps/SKweQNzEpERr3mVb9) Finally, we ended this ultimate 14 hour street food tour in Beirut, Lebanon at a very non street food, gourmet Lebanese sweets shop to eat Kanafeh. But the Lebanese way, in a bun.
It was an amazing day of Lebanese food, culture, and people, in Beirut, Lebanon!