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About Leila

At the corner of Datura and South Dixie in downtown West Palm Beach is Leila, a cosmopolitan Middle Eastern grille. Offering guests a casual, contemporary atmosphere in which to enjoy delicious regional dishes, along with a wide selection of familiar mezze items, like hummus, falafel, and tabouleh salad, Leila is a celebration of the healthful and nutritional benefits of authentic Mediterranean cuisine. Whether a business or casual lunch, a quiet dinner, or festive weekend late-night, her mouth watering fare and knowledgeable friendly staff, will ensure you'll want to come again and again.

120 South Dixie Highway
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Lebanese

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: - Monday-Friday: 11:00am - 2:30pm

Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm,

Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm,

Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
Datura

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(561) 659-7373

Website:
http://www.leilawpb.com/

Entertainment:
Belly Dancing

Catering:
Call for details.

Parking Details:
3 Parking lots within one block.

Executive Chef:
Akram&Mireille Awad

Additional:
Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Leila Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.3

value

4.6

Noise

Quiet

100% would recommend it to a friend

Authentic (8)
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Quiet Conversation (6)
Good for a Date (6)
Worth the Drive (5)
Good Vegetarian Options (5)
Good for Birthdays (4)
Creative Cuisine (4)
Great for Outdoor Dining (4)
Good for Anniversaries (4)
Fit for Foodies (3)
Healthy (3)
Special Occasion (3)
Tapas (3)
Cozy (3)
Fun (2)
Good for Groups (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Local Ingredients (1)
Business Meals (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Great Beer (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Comfort Food (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
People Watching (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Spicy (1)
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 (Miami)·Dined 2 days ago

Authentic Lebanese cuisine in a comfortable setting, with an outdoor patio. Fun belly-dancing on weekends.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fun
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on October 29, 2017

This is a wonderful dining experience! We were not rushed and everything was fresh and delicious.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Outdoor Dining, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Healthy
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 18, 2017

We always enjoy eating at Leila before the theatre
The Meza is wonderful
The service always outstanding
We are never disappointed

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Good Vegetarian Options
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Wonderful food and excellent service. One of our favorite restaurants in West Palm Beach.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on September 2, 2017

The Greek salad was delicious and very large. The grilled Bronzino was delicious!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Excellent service and genuinely nice people. Get the grape leaves and Haloumi! Very accommodating to people with dietary restrictions. Highly recommend.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on August 30, 2017

Varied menu - we had the Leila Grill for the assortment - it was very nice

Tags: Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Great fresh food with lots of good flavors. Even had a belly dancer on Saturday night.

Tags: Tapas
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on August 25, 2017

Grest place, great value, great food. Shish Tawook, chicken on skewers is delicious, best I have had. Dinners come with rice or cous cous and grilled vegetables. Plentiful portions, attentive servers, great value in summer dinners. Appetizers were good also - try the falafel and the hummus. Surprise music and belly dancing. We will return!

Tags: Comfort Food, Gluten Free Options, Late-night Find, Good for Groups, Fun, Good Vegetarian Options, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Casual, Authentic, Quiet Conversation
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 19, 2017

We tried their special which was an appetizer, entree and dessert for $24.95. The food was terrific and we enjoyed our evening. We always say that we should go there more often because we always enjoy it there.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 13, 2017

Horrible service! Had Hummus Bi Lahmeh and Muhammara to start, both of these items were to accompany the bread. We waited with no drinks in between courses, and then ran out of bread making our mezza go to waste as they never refreshed it after we asked for more. The lamb was our entree, it was not a rack of lamb but a half rack. It wasn't cooked to what we asked but was still good. The service was poor, no one checked on us to even ask how the lamb was. I would not recommend or go back.

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 (Miami)·Dined on August 5, 2017

3rd time we have dined here and all have been great.
Note: If you park in the convenient parking lot across the street, be aware of the time. We paid for two hours, which was enough for our meal, but our friends invited us to have a drink at Bradley's after we left the restaurant. We walked there and I forgot about the time. When we returned, we found our car was immobilized (booted). It cost us some time, an additional $65 and ruined an otherwise great evening. Our friends parked on the street and left with no issues. They still don't know we were there for another half hour. I would understand a ticket, but $65 and booting my car when we HAD paid, just not for long enough, was excessive. Not the restaurant's fault.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Authentic
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 4, 2017

We have dined at Leila a few times. It is very convenient to Clematis Street, and to shows at DramaWorks Theater. We were there on a Fri eve at 6 pm. Prixe fixe dinner at $24.99 (for theater goers---maybe for summer also) is excellent value! First we had had appetizers---zuchini in pomegranate sauce, little fried pockets of cheese and mint, roasted red pepper spread, tabouli salad. Lots of fresh hot pita also. Portions were large and so very tasty! Main courses were varied----chicken shish kabob, beef shish kabob, beef schwarma, etc. All came with nice portion of cous cous (with raisins, nuts and bits of other veggies) or rice, and nice portion of roasted veggies. They were all very fresh, very flavorful, very delicious! Dessert was baklava. Tasted absolutely homemade, (not commercialized, not too much overly sweet honey) just absolutely fabulous! They even have a belly-dancer later in the evening! We will continue to go there and do recommend it!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on August 3, 2017

It's totally obvious why this restaurant is so highly rated. The food is delicious- great flavors, well presented and scrumptious. The staff are excellent. The ambiance, lighting and music make for a great dining experience/ one I will be repeating many times!!

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 (Miami)·Dined on July 30, 2017

Too expensive for the experience.

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 (Miami)·Dined on July 29, 2017

One of our favorite local restaurants. Owner is very gracious and service is excellent. We come here regularly and will continue to do so.

Tags: Healthy, Casual, Authentic
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 (Miami)·Dined on June 26, 2017

Excellent food. Owner comes to table to check on guests.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 23, 2017

Great lamb chops. The belly dancer added to the mid eastern experience as well!

Tags: Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 19, 2017

Have been several times and always delicious & excellent service.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on June 17, 2017

The best Mediterranean food in the area. Owners are gracious, always around to help. Try the chicken kabob.

Tags: Casual, Good Vegetarian Options, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Miami)·Dined on June 17, 2017

Delicious Lebanese food in downtown west palm beach. Fresh food and good service. Generous proportions.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on May 15, 2017

Lebanese cuisine like my mother used to make. It's fabulous.

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine
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 (Miami)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Great martini, I'm a veg and lived my choices my guest are neat eaters and lover their choices as well....been many times and never disappoints

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Great Beer, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Authentic, Good Vegetarian Options, Quick Bite, Casual
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 (Miami)·Dined on May 13, 2017

Love the food and we had professional, attentive service.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Tasting Menu, Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Fun
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on April 30, 2017

Loved it .from boston. Fresh and yummy

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 (Miami)·Dined on April 30, 2017

Great place!! Food and service was awesome... loved the outdoor seating as well

Tags: Worth the Drive
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 28, 2017

Place was quiet for a Friday afternoon, we ordered Hummus but it was flavorless. The Kefta Beef and Lamb were very tasty. Would go again and try something different.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Richmond)·Dined on April 21, 2017

Very good experience. Excellent service. Quiet ambiance. Authentic food. Very tasty.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Healthy, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on April 15, 2017

Very good libanese food. A place to back again

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Miami)·Dined on April 15, 2017

I loved the entertainment and the food was wonderful everyone with me was satisfied with their food

Tags: Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great Beer, Live Music, Cozy, Sunday Lunch, Late-night Find, Fit for Foodies
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on April 15, 2017

Fantastic restaurant with great service and delicious food. We will definitely return when back in town.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on April 13, 2017

Always met with a sincere "welcome back", great service, and great food.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on April 12, 2017

Leila is a wonderful option for mid-east/Mediterranean food - very conveniently located for those going to the Kravis Center after dinner. The food choices were plentiful and the preparation was excellent as was the portion size. We shared a dinner for two and this included skewers of chicken breast, shrimp, beef and lamb. All were very flavorful, tender and perfectly trimmed. Came with grilled veggies and a choice of rice or couscous. Everything was delicious and service was good. The decor is spartan and could be improved but restaurant was clean as was the bathroom. We will gladly return.

Tags: Authentic, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre
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 (New England)·Dined on April 9, 2017

This was our second time dining at Leila, it is so good that we had to return! The food is absolutely delicious and the service is great. The first time we were there was on a Saturday night and we thoroughly enjoyed the Belly Dancer. She was sophisticated and entertaining, the second time was a Sunday so no dancer but the food was still delicious!!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Cozy
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 (Miami)·Dined on April 7, 2017

The food was better than the two previous times we have dined at Leila. The appetizers are particularly terrific. I like the falafel. The entrees are are quite good and of large portions. Two of us ordered fish and the others had chicken or beef kabobs. What is particularly delicious and well prepared are their very fresh vegetables.

The service is very attentive and accommodating. And if this isn't enough at a given moment the belly dancer comes out. She is a delightful change of pace.

It was a lovely evening and we chose to eat in their open air room.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Casual, Tapas, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 5, 2017

Omg I cannot wait to return. The food, the ambiance, the service was so good.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on April 1, 2017

Food always good, excellent portion for price, service excellent. Owner always there to supervise.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on March 31, 2017

When the belly dancer does her stuff, it awfully loud and not so lovely. Great when it was over!

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Tasting Menu, Neighborhood Gem, Healthy
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 (Miami)·Dined on March 30, 2017

The restaurant was lovely and the service was fantastic. The falafel was absolute perfection!! Can't wait to return!! Must eat in the garden. So serene.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on March 30, 2017

Went to restaurant before attending Dramaworks Theater. Staff very respondent to our time constraint. Food was good. Even suggested we have the three course dinner a good value. Would return not only for the theater but for an enjoyable dinner.

Tags: Local Ingredients
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