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Lebanese Taverna - Tysons Galleria
Lebanese Taverna - Tysons Galleria
  • Address:
    1840 International Drive
    Tysons Galleria
    McLean, VA 22102
    Neighborhood:
    Tysons Corner / McLean
  • Cuisine:
    Middle Eastern
    Price: $30 and under

Lebanese Taverna - Tysons Galleria Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.lebanesetaverna.com
  • Phone: (703) 847-5244
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch:

    Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 4:00pm

    Sunday: 11:30pm - 4:00pm

    Dinner:

    Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm

    Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:30pm


    Weekend Brunch - Saturday and Sunday 11:30am - 4:00pm



    Happy Hour: Monday - Friday 4:00pm -7:00pm in the lounge and bar. Appetizers and drinks $4-6.00



  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Vegetarian / Vegan
  • Executive Chef:
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Let us bring Lebanese Taverna to you! Catering by LT, our full service catering division, offers our authentic Middle Eastern cuisine as well as seasonal American dish with Middle Eastern flavors. From the food, the rentals and the servers Catering by LT will make your event memorable. The Catering Department can be contacted by calling (703) 841-1503 or by email at events@cateringbylt.com
  • Special Events & Promotions: Happy Hour Monday - Friday 5-7pm at the Bar and Lounge. Featuring selected mezza plates and alcoholic beverages ranging from $4.00 - $6.00. Bottomless Hommos $6.00


Getting there

  • Cross Street: Rt 123
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Complimentary self parking.
A word from Lebanese Taverna - Tysons Galleria
Lebanese Taverna creates an environment where good food is enjoyed in good company. Each restaurant is a "home away from home," even though the food and ambiance are from across the globe. Whether you are visiting for the first time, the twentieth, or have been coming to a Lebanese Taverna for over 29 years, you will feel welcomed and like a member of the family. The atmosphere is bustling and each of the restaurants has its own design and slightly different flavors. That is because the food is made fresh.Continued
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
Diner Reviews
  • "Here's why you should go to Lebanese Taverna at Tyson's Galleria. 1) Parking is convenient to the restaurant; 2) They have a pleasant out-door dining area; 3) The food is good and the menu is not confusing; 4) They have a great selection of Lebanese wine; 5) It is very kid-friendly and they have a great kids' menu.; 6) Service can be great if you get the right person (unfortunately we didn't on our last visit and hence 2 stars for service)"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "The food was good and there are plenty of food and drink options. Service was a little slow but the host and waitress were nice. This is a pricier place, but the food is quality"
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "A group of co-workers and I visited for lunch and it was wonderful. The food was tasty and the service was great. The prices are reasonable. There is enough space so the tables aren't close with people bumping into you as you eat. We were able to order and dine within an hour. That was great!"
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "I really enjoy dinner at Lebanese Taverna. We always have a good time and enjoy the food. As I told the gentleman (manager?) at the host / hostess stand when we were leaving, the waiter that we had was not very attentive and he cost them the profit on another drink. I was going to order (actually I did order) a second drink but it took us so long to get his attention to place the order for the drink that we were finished eating by the time he walked by again (he stopped by to tell us that he placed the drink order). We told him to cancel and just get us the check."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Maybe you can get right in from the parking lot (it's next to Cheesecake Factory), but once you're in the mall it can be v. difficult. The atmosphere and food were great, and our service was wonderful and helpful. I recommend the Lebanese Sampler, 9 dollops of native foods which add up to an adequate lunch with the free bread basket."
    Dined on 5/28/2014
  • "My friend and I ate a delicious lunch of samplings. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone who enjoys aromatic, tender, fragrant meals."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Positives: Nice outdoor patio Yummy hummus appetizer Negatives: Very loud trash truck came to empty the dumpster right during lunch; Not enough veggie chips with hummus appetizer; Lentil soup was somewhat bland; VERY disappointed in the eggplant salad (it's basically JUST smooshed up eggplant, and 1 piece of lettuce); Server seemed indifferent to being there "
    Dined on 5/21/2014
  • "Lebanese Taverna is one of my stand by favorites, but that all changed over the weekend with our incredibly rude waitress. It was embarrassing to have brought a friend to this establishment as our beverages were empty for 15+ minutes at a time and other requests took even longer to fill. The waitress only had 2-3 small tables during our visit and she did not adequately service any of us. I asked for additional garlic and each time I asked for it she was incredibly put out and inquired if I wanted to be charged for a full order of it (I've never seen it listed on the menu as a side/extra). No aspect of the service was quick or positive. The waitress was just so rude and neglectful I don't know if I"ll be back."
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "Lebanese Taverna is one of my go-tos in terms of great and reliable restaurants. I can always count on great food, excellent service and a warm and inviting atmosphere. I bring out of town friends here all of the time - especially those who have never tried Lebanese food. It's one of my top ten!!"
    Dined on 5/15/2014
  • "2nd trip to restaurant in less than a week, it is that good. Lamb shank was divine. Love the freshly baked bread and the oil for dipping. "
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "Had another great dinner with a wonderful server!!! Makes such a difference in the overall experience - thank you....."
    Dined on 5/15/2014
  • "I took my mother here for mothers day, the service was excellent and the food was delicious. Overall had a good experience and the server make good food recommendation. Make sure that you read the check they will add 18% tip to your check without warning which is okay . "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "My mother and I went to Lebanese Taverna on Mother's Day. The Mother's Day brunch menu was full of delicious sounding selections. All the mezzas and small plates that we tried were terrific, and the surprisingly large portions for each made it impossible to try all of them. The dessert selection was a bit of a disappointment. We had expected some Lebanese specialties, but it was mostly ordinary (chocolate cake squares, lemon cake with crumble, some kind of cookie dough type thing). I'd like to go back with friends and try eating outside next time, though I'm not sure if the view of the parking lot would be distracting."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "love the brunch and the assortment of entrees and desserts. lots to choose from for vegetarians. not all the food ordered came out and had to remind the server a few times about a few of the entrees."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "This was our tenth or so time eating at this location and it seems to be continuing a steady decline. Brunch was $140 for 2 adults and 2 kids with only one drink and the food was slow, small and uninspired. Chicken was chewy, tabouleh was not diced fine enough and the overall experience was not great. Save your money. At these prices, you can do much better."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Exceptional food. Will be coming back over and over. "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Good food, comfortable atmosphere and friendly service are always a success."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "My family and I went here for a birthday dinner and we really enjoyed ourselves. We love this kind of food and we were not disappointed. We even got a free Baklawa for dessert since it was a birthday! It was great."
    Dined on 5/5/2014
  • "We were in the Tysons Corner region from out of town with our 2 kids who are little "foodies". The food was hot and flavorful, the staff was friendly, and the ambiance inviting. We had a wonderful experience and will definitely return."
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "Two words: great restaurant! I am a creature of habit and always get the fatteh - half chicken, half eggplant. I am never disappointed. It's comforting to go to a place where your food expectations are always met or exceeded. And the wait staff are eager to please. "
    Dined on 4/24/2014
  • "The Lebanese Taverna is a great find on the lower level of Tysons Galleria. The decor and music give an authentic Middle Eastern ambiance, the servers are polite and knowledgable, and the food reasonably priced (especially after seeing the prices in the boutiques!). My drink was "pomenade," which is a blend of lemonade and pomegranate juice, and very refreshing. My entree was a bit on the salty side, but it was properly cooked, warm, and nourishing. They have a great Hummus selection for lunch, and a take-away counter. Overall, I will have to go again soon. "
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "This restaurant can be noisy and the tables are a bit close together, but this depends on where you are seated. The restaurant has opened its doors to the mall and to the outside, and it seems to quiet things down a bit. We were seated next to the bar and it was nice and quiet. I appreciated that as I go to eat out to talk as well as eat. The service was excellent and the food is always great."
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "First time eating here, but I felt like I knew the restaurant, having been a regular at the former "I Street Cafe" (run by daughter of Lebanese Taverna). Was not at all disappointed with the food or the service. Portions are sizeable, and the prices very reasonable. Service was also very fast and the waitress was professional, curteous and eager to please. Ambiance very joyous, a little noisy at times when groups are big, but I didn't find I had to shout over everyone to make myself heard. Great evening, and soon forgot the frustrations associated with trying to find parking at the Galleria!!!!"
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "Awesome Food.Love the Service. Food is bit pricey and no coupons easily are available to head to this restaurant more frequently."
    Dined on 4/15/2014
  • "The food selections are excellent id both taste and variety. Quality along with presentation make it an enjoyable experience. Service was exceptional our server, Yurij, added to the excellent experience."
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "Great work lunch, took a while but it was expected. You must try the hummus trio!"
    Dined on 4/10/2014
  • "National quality, professional restaurant that's a local small business. Love it. Great for bringing out-of-town visitors who can experience a tasty meal they can't back home."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "I say this every time, but it is true, so Leb Tav is on of my favorite restaurants. The food is always delicious and the service is friendly and attentive. On this trip I ordered the Ouzi, which is SO GOOD!"
    Dined on 3/24/2014
  • "Awesome restaurant, unfortunately service was horrible this time but normally it is really good."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "I have been to several Lebanese Taverna restaurants. The food is consistently delicious, atmosphere welcoming and calm and the service is exceptional. You feel like you are being welcomed to the family every time. Do not miss the hummus it is the best I have ever tried. I've tried almost everything on the menu over the years and it never disappoints. From vegeterians to meat or fish lovers, everyone can find something they love."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "Consistently good food and service. I always visit when in the DC area."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "The menu is not nearly as extensive as in the past and many "signature" dishes are missing. The quality of the food has suffered as well. It used to be our "go to" restaurant for special occasions and when guests were visiting. Now it's just another run-of-the-mill Middle Eastern restaurant with high prices. Very disappointing."
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "Had a great time at this place, our first time here and we loved it!"
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "We went for a birthday celebration with a group of 8. The food was wonderful and the service just right! Recommend and will return-thank you:)"
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "Enjoyed the food and so did the kids. It is very vegetarian friendly. Bread is warm and a nice plus for the meal. Will definitely attend again."
    Dined on 2/20/2014
  • "The food was very good. The roasted olives and bread were exceptional. The service was professional. I don't know much about Lebanese food but enjoyed it all."
    Dined on 2/18/2014
  • "Food was so so. I've had better but I think it may be regional Lebanese cuisine differences. I am 100% Lebanese but the food just did not seem the same as what I was raised on. So to that end, I was disappointed. But overall, it was a good dinner."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "First time to Lebanese Taverna but it was a perfect experience. I loved walking in and being immediatley seated. The restaurant had a nice ambience despite being inside Tyson's Corner mall. Every I tasted was delicious and I'm anxious to go back. Great dining experience! Loved the chicken Fatteh and would happily order that again. Wonderful combination of flavors!"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "We normally love Lebanese Taverna and go there frequently, however, their Valentine's Day preset menu was disappointing. The service was terrible and the preset menu items were not good at all. It was very expensive and we left disappointed. I will never go there for a special event again. I"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "The food was delicious , I was able to try hot and cold appetizers I've never had before. And the wine that was chosen to pair with the meal was quite good. I was very pleased with the quality ."
    Dined on 2/14/2014