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Leyla Fine Lebanese Cuisine

298 King St, Charleston, SC 29401-1441
+1 843-501-7500
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Halal
££ - £££
298 King St, Charleston, SC 29401-1441
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Authentic cuisine and great vegetarian options. Welcoming and always very tasty. Unique dishes but very flavorful. Must try.

Thank erickakalinowski
Reviewed 2 days ago

The first time I went to Leyla's, I couldn't wait to go back. The second time food was not nearly as good, but edible. Third time, just awful, virtually tasteless, which is hard to do with Lebanese ingredients.

Thank reenmyers
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I just had the most delicious lunch at Leyla in Charleston. The Lebanese salad was so fresh and delicious. We also ordered the falafel and kibbeh...wonderful. And the beef shawarma was the best I have ever had! We wish we had found...More

Thank Gasgrl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting from the North we have access to many great middle eastern meals in restaurants as well as in the homes of several friends. From the warm greeting at the door, to the perfect people watching table, to the wonderful description of the menu, all...More

Thank mbackal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter is allergic to peanuts, treenuts, milk, eggs, sesame, peas, and chickpeas. I called the restaurant in advance, and they had no problem accommodating us. They were extremely careful with my daughter's food allergies, and the food was delicious!

Thank miamcf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been trying to find a good Lebanese restaurant since moving to Charleston, and this was delicious. The staff was super nice and helpful if you were not sure about certain menu items.

Thank TerriMusicLady
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our concierge recommended this restaurant and we loved it. Delicious Lebanese food. Cheerful speedy service. What's not to like?

Thank Philip S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed a family visit to Leyla for their authentic Labanese Cuisine. My wife and I ordered the Vegetarian Plate & Combination Plate so we could enjoy a wide range of choices. We were glad we did. The Combination Plate includes Beef, Lula and Lamb...More

Thank Jeff R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I highly recommend this place. So far it's the best middle eastern food I've had in the Charleston area.

Thank Meredith S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I are from Boston MA, and we would take the flight to Charleston every weekend for dinner if we could afford it!!! We have now visited beautiful Charleston twice in the last two years, and Layla is always our first stop. The...More

Thank Athene H
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
is there outdoor seating?
11 March 2017|
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Response from Dolly A | Property representative |
Unfortunately not.
My wife has celiac and needs to eat gluten free. What kind of options do they have.
18 February 2017|
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Response from Dolly A | Property representative |
We cater for Celiac disease and have numerous appetizers, cold and hot,served with vegetable sticks ( in lieu of bread), all meat/chicken/fish/shrimps entrees , vegetarian entrees and even dessert. Our staff is trained to... More
Does Leyla have a wine/ beer menu?
29 January 2017|
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Response from Russell P | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. All Lebanese wine, but very nice reds.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$38
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 298 King St, Charleston, SC 29401-1441
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-501-7500
  • E-mail
Leyla FIne Lebanese Cuisine offers authentic dishes, in an upscale yet friendly environment. The extensive menu is a treat to everyone, whether you are a vegetarian, vegan, meat lover or gluten free. The freshly prepared meals, using the best ingredients, subtle spices and herbs, are a true delight for the senses. The desserts and Ice Cream, prepared in house, are a delectable " finish" . The award winning Lebanese wine constitutes the perfect pairing. At Leyla, the fine dining experience is enhanced by the owners' hospitable touch and the friendliness of the knowledgeable staff.