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Need a Lebanese restaurant in Brooklyn or Queens???

sushiman Nov 21, 2012 08:19 AM

Friends in town have a craving.

What are the best places to go for a sit down dinner.

Thanks in advance.

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  1. egit RE: sushiman Nov 21, 2012 08:22 AM

    There are probably others, but Tanoreen comes to mind.

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      Motosport RE: egit Nov 21, 2012 12:45 PM

      Our favorites in Brooklyn are:
      Tanoreen & Sally and George's both in Bay Ridge a few blocks from one another.
      On Atlantic Ave we like Tripoli which is old school and not fancy but has great food.
      All three are authentic Lebanese/Syrian restaurants.
      If you want to head to Manhattan try Byblos or Al Bustan.
      Of all these I would say Tanoreen is without a doubt #1.

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      queenseats RE: sushiman Nov 21, 2012 08:23 AM

      Wafa's in Forest Hills for sure.

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        jeeg RE: queenseats Nov 22, 2012 08:53 AM

        Tanoreen in Brooklyn or Wafa's in Queens both equally great. Tanoreen has a much bigger space depending on the experience you want.

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          JungMann RE: jeeg Nov 27, 2012 01:06 PM

          Tanoreen and Safa's are the two that usually top everybody's lists. I've been hearing more about Tripoli but have not yet visited.

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            sushiman RE: JungMann Nov 27, 2012 01:38 PM

            Went to Tanoreen and it was great. Not Lebanese, its Palestinian, but they were very very happy.

      2. Ziggy41 RE: sushiman Nov 28, 2012 11:47 AM

        Need to give Tanoreen another try as I wasnt blown away.
        But first I wan to try Bab Al Yemen also in Bay Ridge. Anyone been?

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