Where to Eat Lebanese Food in Denver

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Stephanie Harper

Denver has a strong foodie culture with samplings of just about every type of cuisine imaginable, including Lebanese, which offers a selection of grilled meats, pickled vegetables, and delicious Mediterranean spices. Here’s where to find this delicious cuisine in Denver.

1. Sahara Restaurant

Restaurant, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern

Sahara Restaurant, near the Denver Tech Center, has been one of the most popular places for Mediterranean dishes for more than 20 years. The menu boasts several Lebanese specialties, including hummus, arrayes (Lebanese pizza), and Kallayah (grilled beef with tahine and saffron rice), as well as several Moroccan-inspired options. The restaurant is full of intimate booths, beautiful rugs, and handmade pottery and has been voted one of Denver’s best restaurants for romantic dining.

2. Byblos Cafe

Restaurant, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern

Byblos Cafe features a combination of Greek and Lebanese food that is fresh, healthy, and delicious. The restaurant has a reputation for offering the best chicken shawarma in Denver, as well as fresh hummus and Baba Ghanouj.

3. Ali Baba Grill

Restaurant, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern

Known for its delightful combination of Lebanese and Persian cuisine, Ali Baba Grill has been serving the Denver area for more than 15 years. The restaurant has several locations, but the spot in the Highlands is a local favorite. Enjoy delicious kabobs and fruit drinks, all made fresh daily.

4. Mecca Grill

Restaurant, Middle Eastern

Mecca Grill is a casual Lebanese eatery well-known for its sandwiches, including shawarma, falafel, and kebab. This no-frills spot is great for dine-in or takeout.

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