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About Lebanese Taverna - Baltimore

Located a short distance from the Inner Harbor in trendy Harbor East, Lebanese Taverna serves authentic Middle Eastern fare in a casual yet stylish setting. The menu boasts over 25 appetizers and salads as well as a variety of grilled lamb, beef, chicken and fish entrees. There is a large selection of vegetarian dishes, too. To complement your dining experience, choose from our award-winning wine list or specialty cocktails. The restaurant is child-friendly and great for groups of all sizes. Gluten-free menu also available.

719 S. President Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Middle Eastern, Vegetarian / Vegan, Mediterranean

Hours of Operation:
Sunday - Noon - 9:00PM
Monday - Thursday 11:30AM - 10:00PM
Friday 11:30AM - 11:00PM
Saturday Noon - 11:00PM

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


Cross Street:
Located in Harbor East

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(410) 244-5533

Website:
http://www.lebanesetaverna.com/

Catering:
Let us bring Lebanese Taverna to you! Offering authentic Middle Eastern cuisine from our full service catering division. From rentals and servers Lebanese Taverna will make your event memorable. The Catering Department can be contacted by calling (703) 841-1503 or by email at events@cateringbyLT.com

Parking Details:
Valet Parking after 5:00pm with a fee of $8.00. Street and nearby garage parking also available. After 5pm, $5.00 garage parking available with validation. Please see Hostess.

Public Transit:
Ride the Charm City Circulator, Harbor East stop is less than 1 block and it's complimentary!

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Happy Hour Monday - Friday 4-7pm at the Bar and Lounge featuring selected mezza plates and alcoholic beverages ranging from $4.00 - $7.00. Bottomless Hommus $7.00

Private Dining

In the midst of the Harbor and a short walk or taxi ride from the Convention Center and downtown, Lebanese Taverna is the perfect setting for your next gathering. We offer group dining menu options and can accommodate groups of all sizes. The private room, the alcove, can seat up to 36 guests.

Lebanese Taverna - Baltimore Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.4

ambience

4.2

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on March 2, 2011

An excellent place with a wonderful location and excellent and cordial staff..The food is amazing and I really would recommend it as a wonderful place to anyone interested in Middle Eastern cuisine!!!!!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Scenic View
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 27, 2011

My daughter-in-law is a vegan, and this restaurant has some wonderful dishes for her. We always enjoy trying something new on our visits to the Lebanese Taverna in Baltimore.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot
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 (Richmond)·Dined on February 26, 2011

The best Middle Eastern food in Baltimore. Prices very good . Portions smaller than I recall compared to last visit 6-7 months ago. Otherwise- very nice dining experience.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Scenic View, Hot Spot
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 26, 2011

Very kind and helpful service. Made me comfortable when asking about particular orders.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 20, 2011

Smaller mom-and-pop type Lebanese restaurants prepare more authentic food, but for a large, chain restaurant, not bad. My girlfriend and I enjoyed the ambiance and the service.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 19, 2011

Great food! we had the humus trio and loved it. The service was amazing! Deidre was our server. The ambiance is terrific, and overall we had a great experience. Oh, don't leave without eating the fatoosh salad (and we asked for feta cheese on top).

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 19, 2011

We made reservations via Open table, yet still had to wait at least 45 minutes. We checked several times and they kept saying nothing ready. It wasn't until I got angry with the hostess that she somehow "found" a table.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 19, 2011

I thoroughly enjoyed my night at lebanese taverna. This was a belated valentines day dinner and my date and I had a great time. The ambience and lighting were romantic but not a place where you can't see the food on your plate. The noise was inviting with a lot of conversations going on around you but not in the distracting way. My date had the lamb kebabs which were delicious and I had the lamb trio special which was outstanding. I would also recommend the drinks especially the mojito which was well made and the sangria which was flavorful but not overpoweringly strong. Overall I would say lebanese taverna has a good combination of food, ambience, and a great bar.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 19, 2011

The service and the food were excellent. Our reservation through Open Table ensured us a table despite the crowd waiting in line.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 13, 2011

While I have been there a couple of times with co-workers, I thought this would be an awesome spot to bring my wife for Valentine's Day weekend. The ambiance of the restaurant is relaxing and romantic with an unhurried pace that allowed us to fully enjoy ourselfs. The Valentine's Day dinner for two was an absolute success filled with tongue tantilizing tastes to delight our palettes, with 9 samples of applitizers and 4 entrees to enjoy. While all was superb, our favorite dishes were the chicken shawarma, eggplant fatteh (yogurt casserole), and the sujok (spicey sausage). We plan on returning often!!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 13, 2011

This is a beautiful restaurant with an attentive staff and fantastic food. Our waiter treated my one-year-old son as a valued guest even though he was sharing our meals and drank water.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Kid-friendly, Romantic, Scenic View, Great for Lunch
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 12, 2011

We had the Valentine's special dinner. Excellent!!! We also ordered a bottle of Hochar 2003 (Chateau Musar) from Lebanon which was outstanding.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 12, 2011

Good place to take a group or family. Nice to explore new cuisine with friends.

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vip
 (E. Tennessee)·Dined on February 12, 2011

Service was very pleasant and food is tasty, unique, and excellent.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 11, 2011

Everything exceeded my expectations. The waiter was extremely polite and friendly.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 7, 2011

the bronzino and the lamb osso bucco were especially delicious!

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 6, 2011

service was slow and made for a terrible experience. we were a group of 6 and a child. the service was incredible slow and unattentive even though it was not crowded for an early lunch on Sunday.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 5, 2011

Restaurant is great!!!!! Food is great!!!

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 5, 2011

Outstanding food and service! I can't wait to go back!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 4, 2011

Middle eastern food is an acquired taste. I had the sampler and I was pleased with most of it but didn't love anything. The bread pudding dessert was a nice finish to the meal.

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 4, 2011

I really love these string of restaurants. They all offer something different! Lebanese Taverna sincerely has something for every person's tastes, you just have to decipher the menu and you've got a delicious plate infront of you. I took a Lebanese friend here and she liked it, but the happy hour that she had liked in the Fall had changed she said, which was disappointing. I would have liked to see more choices for the restaurant week menu - but my kabobs were good, the rice was delicious, and it's a fantastic location...especially midday when you can see the harbor. Always excellent service.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Scenic View
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 31, 2011

One of my favorite restaurants of all time - delicious (and healthy) food at reasonable prices in a beautiful, elegant setting. Hard to beat this one!

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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 31, 2011

The service and food was very good. Restaurant week menu was continued and provided interesting choices and a good value. Our server was friendly and engaging without being overbearing. This has been a consistantly good venue for us.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 30, 2011

We had a great dinner. The food was delicious. Our waiter was excellent. We will definitely be returning for another meal.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Great for Lunch
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 29, 2011

Waitress was terrific, most food was very good, shrimp served was burnt and cold.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 29, 2011

Had a great meal at LT. Have eaten there many times, and this time might have been the best. Did not order off the restaurant week menu, but still felt the meal was a good value. The bronzino special, the m'saka, and the bread pudding made for a great trio. The molten chocolate dessert was yummy, too. Our excellent waitress, Tatiana, did everything right - made good suggestions and was magically always there when we were ready for her. Her timing was perfect, and she's very sweet. She really made our evening.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 29, 2011

Great time and great food. The lamb shank was amazing.

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on January 21, 2011

Awesome as always. Food final got acceptable. Chicken was not dry! Server was excellent and expeditious. I have to ask for him every time. Thanks to Troy for his great work.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 14, 2011

Excellent food and service - nothing to complain about whatsoever! Good for both vegetarians and carnivores. Easy to get to on the Charm City Circulator as well. Located right on the waterfront in the new upscale East Harbor district. The mezzas are a great way to sample a number of their offerings.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 11, 2011

We went during a snowstorm and the staff was still attentive and friendly (despite probably worrying about how to get home!). Food was prompt and delicious — most of our group got the "traditional mezza" which included a wide variety of foods, and there wasn't a dud item. Especially for the price, which was very reasonable.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups
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 (Wilmington)·Dined on January 9, 2011

The quality of the meal differs according to the chef of the evening. We enjoyed the meal the first time we visited but did not enjoy the meal the second time.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 8, 2011

I love Lebanese Taverna. There are so many vegetarian options, as well as plenty of traditional lamb options. I went here on a double date. We ordered 4-5 different appetizers, the hummus trio, and flat bread. Plenty of food! The menu was a bit overwhelming because there were so many options. We used a Groupon and got a great deal, but it's nicely priced even without a discount.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Great for Lunch
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 7, 2011

This is a very attractive restaurant, with very friendly and helpful service. It is close to the LandMark Theatre, which is why we chose it. The servings were just right, not too large and not too small, but enough for us to taste each other's items. We are looking forward to coming to Brunch soon. Very family-friendly.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on January 6, 2011

Staff is seriously knowledgeable. I definitely got the feel that this was a closely held restaurant with an earnest (and successful) attempt to convey truly cultural fare. We gave our waiter no more than three criteria, and we let him select our meals and our wine from there. Between the two of us, there was absolutely no disappointment. I tend to be pretty sensitive to salt levels, and the dishes were a tad heavy on the salt. Aside from that, a solid restaurant. Definitely get the baked chicken and couscous!

Tags: Good for Groups, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on January 1, 2011

Both the food and server were wonderful! The food is beautifully spiced and its presentation was like a work of art! I will continue to tell all my friends and fa,ily about this terific restaurant!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 1, 2011

10 of us went for brunch on New Years Day.
It was a great experience.
We all said we would go again.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Brunch
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 31, 2010

waitress was either unaware of what the dish was she was serving or would give a generic answer such as meatballs or chicken wings. The speaker was extremely loud and right next to our table. food was cold that should have been warm. Belly Dancers were very entertaining.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 31, 2010

We did the "New Year's" package. They served any and all of the appetizers, then brought a sampling of Middle Eastern deserts just before the belly dancer's arrived (they were a big hit). Then they passed out the champagne, New Year's hats/noise makers and opened the side door so we could walk outside and see the fire works. It was an EXCELLENT evening!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2010

i always enjoy the Lebanese Taverna. Excellent middle eastern food, fine service and reasonably priced.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 28, 2010

Truly enjoyed our informative friendly waiter!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Scenic View
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