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The 6 Best Lebanese Restaurants Near Birmingham

Updated: July 27, 2022

Craving Lebanese classics like Sfiha or a succulent roasted lamb? Be sure to visit these Lebanese spots in Birmingham. This list of best Lebanese spots is the result of careful analysis of the best review sites and top critic opinions. Grab some friends and feast on manakish with falafel and hummus paired with chilled arak at these Birmingham spots.

Find the perfect Lebanese restaurant

Phoenicia Restaurant

Middle Eastern, $$$, BirminghamMiddle Eastern, $$$Birmingham
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Elie's

Mediterranean, $, BirminghamMediterranean, $Birmingham
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

La Saj Lebanese Bistro

Lebanese, $$, TroyLebanese, $$Troy
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Grape Leaves Restaurant

Middle Eastern, $$, TroyMiddle Eastern, $$Troy
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • Detroit Metro Times, 2015

    Best Middle Eastern Restaurant

    Detroit Metro Times, 2015

Orchard Lake Mezza

Mediterranean, $$, Bloomfield HillsMediterranean, $$Bloomfield Hills
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Lebanese Grill

Mediterranean, $$, TroyMediterranean, $$Troy
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Finding the best Lebanese restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 11294 spots across Birmingham, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 792 lists and articles from the likes of Detroit Metro Times – applying our boam magic to sift through results. These spots have been featured in Detroit Metro Times - Best Middle Eastern Restaurant. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. These ten options are sure to delight.

FAQ

Phoenicia Restaurant, kabob Grill, and Elie's are some of the highest-rated late-night Lebanese spots in Birmingham.

Phoenicia Restaurant, kabob Grill, and Elie's are the highest-rated Lebanese restaurants that serve breakfast in Birmingham.

Phoenicia Restaurant and Elie's are vegetarian-friendly Lebanese restaurants in Birmingham.

Phoenicia Restaurant, kabob Grill, and Elie's are the highest-rated Lebanese restaurants for take-out in Birmingham.

Phoenicia Restaurant and Elie's are the highest-rated Lebanese restaurants that is good for groups in Birmingham.

Drink pairing tips

  • Chardonnay with your falafel

    Not sure what white wine to drink with your falafel? Try Chardonnay. The oaked flavors will pair nicely with the food and complete the meal.

  • The perfect match for your tomato salad

    Experts recommend pairing a tomato salad with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc, a popular white wine.

  • Pair falafel with Rosé

    To elevate your falafel experience, we recommend some Rosé to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this pink wine counterbalances the dense texture of the falafel.

Did you know?

  • A classic meal

    If you take a trip to kibbeh, then the well-known, tasty kibbeh should be on your radar! It is a local classic.

  • Celebrating Lebanese

    Irresistible food stands will be on show at the South Bay Falafel Festival in Torrance during September. It is held in California.

  • A tasty history lesson

    In Mexico, during 1924, the caesar salad was born into culinary history!

Parking in the area

We’ve all struggled to find good parking near restaurants in Birmingham. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Lebanese spot.

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