687 reviews
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$30 and under
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An Eastern Mediterranean restaurant that is a genuine addition to New York City’s diverse International cuisines. Specializing in Lebanese cuisine, Balade is a quaint neighborhood destination in the East Village with a warm and hospitable setting. Owned and operated by Roland Semaan (Hilton Hotels, NYC; B.R. Guest Restaurant Group, NYC) – Balade, which means Local, when describing produce of high quality in Lebanese, is the true culmination of his heritage and impressive hospitality background and experience.

Voted Best Middle Eastern on Zagat 2015-2016

Dinners Choice Winner Open table 2013- 2014 - 2015
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Mediterranean, Lebanese, Middle Eastern
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Hours of operation
Lunch and Dinner: Daily: Sunday till Thursday 11:30am - 11:00pm

Lunch and Dinner: Daily: Friday & Saturday 11:30am - 1:00am

Brunch: Saturday and Sunday: 11:30am - 5:00pm
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Phone number
(212) 529-6868
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Micheline Wakim
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Cross street
Between 12th and 13th Streets
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Parking details
Parking Lot: 11th Street Between 1st & 2nd Avenue
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Public transit
4,6, L, N,Q 5, R to Union Square

L train to 1st Avenue
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Live Music: Oud with Violinist every thursday night!
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Special events & promotions
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Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Entertainment, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine