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Al Bustan

Savory Lebanese cuisine served in a sophisticated atmosphere that captures the essence of Beirut's past as the Paris of the Middle East
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85 Current Reviews
Summary of Diner Ratings & Reviews
Overall 
4 / 5
(Outstanding) 4 / 5
(85 Reviews)
Open Ratings Snapshot
Rating Breakdown 85 reviews
5 stars
(31)
4 stars
(34)
3 stars
(14)
2 stars
(3)
1 star
(3)
Food 
4.1 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.1 / 5
Service 
3.9 / 5
(Very Good) 3.9 / 5
Ambiance 
3.9 / 5
(Very Good) 3.9 / 5
Noise Level
1.7 / 3
Moderate
Value 
3.9 / 5
(Very Good) 3.9 / 5
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  • fit for foodies(30)
  • good for groups(30)
  • special occasion(22)
  • neighborhood gem(21)
  • great for lunch(15)
  • romantic(13)
Al Bustan Reviews List
Review 1 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 2/05/2016
 2008
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Review 2 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/25/2016
 2014
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Review 3 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Professional, delicious and varied

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"From the moment you walk in to Al Bustan, you know you are in the hands of seasoned professionals who will carefully explain the menu, which offers a variety of classic, well prepared mid-eastern dishes. The business lunch offers choices for the main course and a selection of starters and desserts. Very good ambiance for a business lunch."
Dined on 1/14/2016
 2009
Special Features: good for groups, great for lunch, fit for foodies
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Review 4 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

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Dined on 1/16/2016
 2014
Dined on 1/16/2016
 2014
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Ambiance 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"The food wasn't bad but not great either. The bread was store bought. The real problem was the service. Very difficult to get any attention, hard to even get water. At the end they forced a 20% tip."
Dined on 1/16/2016
 2014
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Review 5 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/08/2016
 2008
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 6 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/07/2016
 2008
Dined on 1/07/2016
 2008
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Dined on 1/07/2016
 2008
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Review 7 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/01/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/01/2016
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/01/2016
 2015
Special Features: fit for foodies
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Review 8 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 12/30/2015
 2010
Dined on 12/30/2015
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 12/30/2015
 2010
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Review 9 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 12/30/2015
 2010
Dined on 12/30/2015
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 12/30/2015
 2010
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Review 10 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 12/30/2015
 2012
Dined on 12/30/2015
 2012
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 12/30/2015
 2012
Special Features: special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 11 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 12/28/2015
 2009
Dined on 12/28/2015
 2009
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 12/28/2015
 2009
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Review 12 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5

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Dined on 12/27/2015
 2009
Dined on 12/27/2015
 2009
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Service was terrible and a 20% service charge was applied regardless"
Dined on 12/27/2015
 2009
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Review 13 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 12/24/2015
 2015
Dined on 12/24/2015
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 12/24/2015
 2015
Special Features: good for groups, special occasion
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Review 14 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 12/25/2015
 2004
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Review 15 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

classy place

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"attentive service, interesting flavors of their house dishes, smooth Lebanese red wine."
Dined on 12/24/2015
 2008
Special Features: good for groups, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 16 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/25/2015
 2011
Dined on 12/25/2015
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 12/25/2015
 2011
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Review 17 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 12/24/2015
 2011
Dined on 12/24/2015
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 12/24/2015
 2011
Special Features: good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 18 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Great fattoush

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 7/04/2015
 2007
Dined on 7/04/2015
 2007
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Very tasty fresh Lebanese food in a nice dining room."
Dined on 7/04/2015
 2007
Special Features: fit for foodies
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Review 19 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Dined on 12/22/2015
 2011
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Review 20 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Good for pre-theatre

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"Was about a mile walk from our theatre, so most would take a taxi, but we were so full from the food we needed the walk and fresh air.
I thought the restaurant was beautifully decorated and the food was quite good. I would have liked a menu option that included small appetizer plates for two. That option was only available for parties of four or more.
Service was fine, but the gentleman with our table didn't express any enthusiasm for the menu. While we eat a lot of Mediterranean food, we hadn't previously visited a Lebanese restaurant, so a little help with the menu or a few suggestions would have been welcomed. Since we had a 5:30 reservation and were the only people in the restaurant when we arrived, he should not have been too busy to give us this level of attention.
Food was excellent. I've never had chicken this good."
Dined on 12/19/2015
 2013
Special Features: good for groups
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Review 21 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 12/18/2015
 2014
Dined on 12/18/2015
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 12/18/2015
 2014
Special Features: fit for foodies
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Review 22 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 12/19/2015
 2008
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Review 23 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/16/2015
 2008
Dined on 12/16/2015
 2008
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 12/16/2015
 2008
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Review 24 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/12/2015
 2011
Dined on 12/12/2015
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 12/12/2015
 2011
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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Review 25 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Fine Lebanese

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/12/2015
 2006
Dined on 12/12/2015
 2006
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"We were there early, and there were few people in the restaurant, so the excellent and attentive service we received may not translate perfectly when they're full. Nonetheless, we were well cared for and well advised. We had a selection of mezes and a plate of shawarma, with a bottle of an excellent Lebanese red (not, at $150, the Chateau Musar, but quite as good). I didn't get to try the raw kibbehs which are a specialty, since my wife doesn't eat raw meat; next time if I'm by myself or with enough other people, I look forward to that. Overall, very good food and a pleasant atmosphere."
Dined on 12/12/2015
 2006
Special Features: good for groups, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 26 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Great food

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"The food was amazing!!! Highly recommend this place!!"
Dined on 12/11/2015
 2010
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 27 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 12/11/2015
 2009
Special Features: good for groups, fit for foodies
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Review 28 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/04/2015
 2009
Dined on 12/04/2015
 2009
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 12/04/2015
 2009
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Review 29 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

consistent but a bit pricy

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 12/04/2015
 2006
Special Features: great for lunch
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Review 30 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 12/01/2015
 2013
Dined on 12/01/2015
 2013
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 12/01/2015
 2013
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, fit for foodies
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Review 31 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 11/28/2015
 2008
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Review 32 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

A good choice

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"The tabouleh was fantastic, the sambussek was OK, a little greasy- the Kibe was absolutely delicious. The wine excellent, the service superb. The ambiance is elegant, quiet, more towards the formal but friendly and homey. Very nice place, you won't be disappointed."
Dined on 11/18/2015
 2008
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for brunch, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 33 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 11/19/2015
 2012
Dined on 11/19/2015
 2012
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Good food. Friendly service. Not very official. Really friendly, in a good way."
Dined on 11/19/2015
 2012
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Review 34 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Great food and service, but too expensive

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Dined on 11/14/2015
 2008
Dined on 11/14/2015
 2008
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"I loved the food and wine, authentic Lebanese food, reminded me of my mother's cooking. The server was delightful. If it was not as expensive, I would have dinner there whenever I am in New York."
Dined on 11/14/2015
 2008
Special Features: special occasion
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Review 35 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5

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Dined on 11/07/2015
 2009
Dined on 11/07/2015
 2009
Food 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Service 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Ambiance 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 11/07/2015
 2009
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Review 36 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 11/04/2015
 2008
Dined on 11/04/2015
 2008
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 11/04/2015
 2008
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, great for lunch
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Review 37 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/07/2015
 2010
Dined on 11/07/2015
 2010
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 11/07/2015
 2010
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Review 38 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Exquisite dining, fantastic food beautiful layout

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Dined on 10/28/2015
 2015
Dined on 10/28/2015
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Dined on 10/28/2015
 2015
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 39 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 10/25/2015
 2010
Special Features: good for groups
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Review 40 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5

Worst customer service I've ever had

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"I'm Lebanese and a frequent so I was super excited about what could have been a new home away from home restaurant. I was so incredibly disappointed instead. Al Bustan was the most inhospitable place I've ever been. The waiter/host showed no interest in welcoming me or visiting my table even though I was the only guest there. I asked for water and didn't ever get it or anything else to drink at all. He never checked on me or asked how the food was and after I finished eating I had to ask another server for the bill because my server dissapeared after taking my order. I even had to find the waiter to ask him to run my credit card so I could pay the bill.
The food was okay and sadly the place was beautiful but unless there is a major change in their approach to service you should avoid this restaurant."
Dined on 10/16/2015
 2015
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Review 41 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 5/10/2015
 2007
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Review 42 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 10/12/2015
 2015
Dined on 10/12/2015
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 10/12/2015
 2015
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 43 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 10/11/2015
 2012
Dined on 10/11/2015
 2012
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Dined on 10/11/2015
 2012
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Review 44 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Very good place, best Lebanese cuisine in town.

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 10/10/2015
 2014
Dined on 10/10/2015
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 10/10/2015
 2014
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 45 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 10/03/2015
 2015
Dined on 10/03/2015
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 10/03/2015
 2015
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Review 46 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 9/17/2015
 2006
Special Features: good for groups
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Review 47 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Very good food

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Love middle eastern food and everything was outstanding"
Dined on 9/12/2015
 2012
Special Features: good for groups, fit for foodies
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Review 48 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Best Falafel

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 9/04/2015
 2010
Dined on 9/04/2015
 2010
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"Best falafel in NYC, the food is definitely authentic Lebanese, but what really adds to the experience is the staff, they are extra friendly and will go beyond to make their customers happy. You got to try this place!!"
Dined on 9/04/2015
 2010
Special Features: kid-friendly, late-night find
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Review 49 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 8/27/2015
 2012
Dined on 8/27/2015
 2012
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Dined on 8/27/2015
 2012
Special Features: great for brunch, great for lunch
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Review 50 for Al Bustan
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Over all a good experience

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Dined on 8/26/2015
 2015
Dined on 8/26/2015
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"every thing was amazing , first night in NY and great food, loved it but one of the waiter was very rude which I did not complaint about to Manager , I did not want to ruin my day, I changed table after asking waiter "A" if that is Ok he replied yes sir you can go ahead and then waiter B comes telling me rudely i should not have done it
i asked him we Can bave converstaion politely why are you being rude ( i was smiling back to avoid argument and create scene) and he was loud and pointing fingers while talking which was apologised by another waiter lol, thats my experience For Food great place Guys and great enviroment and neighbour hood, ignore that Aged waiter
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Dined on 8/26/2015
 2015
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, great for brunch, great for lunch, special occasion, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies, late-night find
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