If you're in the market for a good old fashioned Italian trattoria in the heart of Beirut, you've come to the right place! Marinella is one of those restaurants where you're guaranteed a good time, with a warm welcome, a decent wine lists and a lot of pasta, making it perfect for group celebrations either inside the restaurant or out on its leafy terrace. The chefs here aren't trying to reinvent the wheel, or give you a new take on gnocchi, they're simply looking to prepare traditional, delicious Italian dishes – what more could you ask for? The menu is set-up for four courses of indulgence, with starters like beef carpaccio with rocket and parmesan, followed perhaps by seafood linguine, osso bucco and a final course of rich homemade tiramisu.
Madrid Street, Mar Mikhael, Beirut,