Tripoli’s eating options include an excellent and authentic street-food scene in the Old City, where vendors sell sweet corn, falafel, pastries and other delights. Rue Riad Al Solh has a plethora of budget fast-food joints. If you want to drink alcohol with your meal, head to the restaurants in Al Mina.

The local speciality is haliwat al jibn, a super-sweet confection made from curd cheese and served with syrup.

Al Mina

A string of restaurants along the corniche and bar-eateries on Rue Labban are the main eating strips in the Al Mina port district.