Lebanese in Sidon (Saida)

Abou Ramy

Along the Corniche, the strip beneath the Al-Qualaa Hotel is filled with felafel, seafood and mezze joints, one of the most popular being Abou Ramy.
Lebanese in Sidon (Saida)

Rest House

On the seafront overlooking the Sea Castle and the lapping waves, this upscale government- owned restaurant in an old Ottoman khan has a pleasant, shaded garden terrace and a long menu of tasty mezze.
Lebanese in Tyre (Sour)

Abou Deeb

Seafood in Tyre (Sour)

Le Phénicien

Also known locally as ‘Hadeed’, this place is widely considered the best in town for its fresh fish, which is served fried or grilled. A pleasant outdoor terrace overlooks the fishing harbour – book ahead to score a…
Lebanese in Tyre (Sour)

Tyros Restaurant

This enormous, tentlike place is popular with the locals for its great atmosphere, huge mezze menu and food at reasonable prices. There’s live music most Saturday nights.
International in Tyre (Sour)

Tanit Restaurant

The atmospheric Tanit is popular with locals and UNIFIL troops for its bar as well as its food, an eclectic mix of mezze to stir-fries and steaks. The restaurant is around the corner from the fishing harbour.
Cafe in Deir al-Qamar


Popular with locals and tourists alike, this cafe in the cobbler's souq has an attractive outdoor terrace and is a great spot to linger over a light meal or coffee. The friendly Canadian-Lebanese owner is proud of h…
Seafood in Tyre (Sour)

Chez Tony

At first glance, this simple place opposite the port doesn't appear to offer much to the diner. But after sampling Tony's ultra-fresh fish and shrimps, you're sure to become an instant devotee. Dine on whatever is f…
Restaurant in Tyre (Sour)

Restaurant al-Fanar

The Hotel al-Fanar plays host to both a pub and a sushi restaurant. The terrace outside the pub is a great choice for a late-afternoon drink.