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Nov 28, 2009 09:01 AM

Good Lebanese

Hi, Can anyone suggest a good lebanese restaurant? Also one that serves toum-lebanese garlic dipping sauce?

Thank you!

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  1. I've only been once, but I thought Naya was quite good. I don't know if they have the sauce you are looking for though. You can check the menu here:

    1. ilili
      236 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10011
      nr. 27th St.

      1. Al Bustan is great. Not on the menu, but thy will serve Kibbe Naiyeh, my favorite Lebanese dish. I don't think of Toum as being a typical Lebanese restaurant offering, but if you call ahead, they might be able to provide it. I make Toum at home.

          1. re: expat108

            thank you I will give llili and al bustan a try.

            @pikawicca, i'm not sure if it's that typical but most of the Lebanese shawarma joints i frequented in ottawa/montreal had toum as a side, I haven't come across it so far in nyc.

            1. re: deabot

              Lebanese isn't one of NYC's strong points. I don't recall seeing toum the entire time I lived there. Other middle eastern cuisines are much stronger, particularly for shawarma.