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Lebanese Taverna

7141 Arlington Rd, Bethesda, MD 20814-2908
+1 301-951-8681
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
7141 Arlington Rd, Bethesda, MD 20814-2908
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Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

We ordered the chicken Schwarma, the bullabaisse,beet salad humus and somosas. The chicken and bullabaisse were not good. The chicken was super dry and the seafood had too much tomato and no flavor. The rest were very good. Service was adequate. The passion fruit drink...More

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Grace S, Owner at Lebanese Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2016

Thank you for visited and providing feedback. If you would like to provide any additional feedback, we would be happy to reach out if you privately message the page with your contact information.

Reviewed 26 April 2016

As soon as I went in I went to the ladies room and there was a HUGE bottle of blue Listerine. I said to myself "humm, that's a first." but when the food arrived to the table there was a small cup of white garlic...More

Thank Shary A
Grace S, Owner at Lebanese Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2016

Thank you for dining with us! We do love our garlic and it goes great on everything! Glad to hear you enjoyed your meal and hope to see you again.

Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

Got both appetizer samplers for large group--very good. Main courses were goid with large portions and reasonable prices. Good ice cream and baklawa. Nearby parking available. Family friendly.

Thank RonFG
Grace S, Owner at Lebanese Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2016

Thank you for sharing your experience! As a family business, we love to hear family friendly! Great choice on the sampler platters and we hope to see you again!

Reviewed 6 April 2016

We happened into the Bethesda Row Lebanese Taverna about a year ago and had a drink and appetizer plate at the bar - best hummus in quite a while. We liked the atmosphere and relatively low noise - it has a warm, family feel. We...More

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Grace S, Owner at Lebanese Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2016

Thank you for dining with us! Our meal is quite vegan friendly so we are very glad everyone in your group had a good time. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

We had high hopes as we had eaten there before. Falafel salad required a saw to get through and might have been a result of the soup arriving with the main course. Lentil soup was luke warm and waiter brought peta after main courses arrived....More

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Grace S, Owner at Lebanese Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2016

Thank you for sharing your experience. We are sorry to hear that your service was not to our usual expectations and plan to share your review with our team to improve our services. If you would like to share any additional insights on your experience,...More

Reviewed 26 March 2016

Decent selection of mediterranean and middle eastern foods. The place is great to come with a sizable group of people.More

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Grace S, Owner at Lebanese Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2016

Thank you for sharing your review- the more the merrier! If you would like to share any more information on your experience, please feel free to privately message our page with you contact info so that we may reach out to you. We hope to...More

Reviewed 23 February 2016

We enjoyed the brunch at the Lebanese Taverna. The food is very good and the service was as well. There are a wide range of selections making it hard to decide. We decided to go for a selection of small plates. Everything coming out of...More

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Grace S, Owner at Lebanese Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2016

We love being a favorite! Sometimes small plates are the way to go- great for sharing! Thank you for your review and we look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 18 February 2016

Due to "Snowmagedon" work was cancelled. Linked up with an old friend and we walked until we stopped at Lebanese Taverna for a late lunch. So glad we did because we enjoyed a wonderful meal. I have eaten at this chain in other locations in...More

Thank col2or
Grace S, Owner at Lebanese Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 29 February 2016

Thank you for sharing your experience on your meal. We are delighted that you were able to join us and enjoyed your food so much! We hope to see you again (but with less snow).

Reviewed 5 February 2016

Excellent service, great and authentic lebanese and mediterranean cuisine. I m not a big fan of chains but i have to admit that they are pretty consistent across the board (or states i could say). I have been to the one in DC, Tysons Va...More

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Grace S, Owner at Lebanese Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2016

Thanks for coming in and the great review! We hold on close to our recipes so that you always know what you’re getting. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 20 January 2016

The food, as always, was wonderful. While full meals are available even at lunch, there are so many tasty items on the menu that it's always very enjoyable to order a selection of small dishes or platters. The wait staff was also very attentive without...More

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Grace S, Owner at Lebanese Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2016

Wow, what a great review! We will be sure to tell our team to jeep up the great work. Thanks for the review, see you again!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7141 Arlington Rd, Bethesda, MD 20814-2908
    (Arlington and Elm)
  • Public Transportation: The Bethesda Circulator stops right in front of the restaurant on Arlington Road
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: +1 301-951-8681
  • E-mail
Our first full service restaurant in Montgomery County is located on the corner of Arlington and Elm Streets in Bethesda Row. The design with walls of mahogany -like woods, floor to ceiling lanterns, custom made tile and zebra wood table lends to a warm and cozy setting. Seasonal outdoor dining and private rooms are also available.
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