Balade, 208 1st Avenue, New York

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Average Price: $30 and under
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Dress Code: Smart Casual
v 3.5 miles from Long Island City center (as shown on map)
An Eastern Mediterranean restaurant that is a genuine addition to New York City’s diverse International cuisines. Specializing in Lebanese cuisine, Balade is a quaint neighborhood destination in the East Village with a warm and hospitable setting. Owned and operated by Roland Semaan (Hilton Hotels, NYC; B.R. Guest Restaurant Group, NYC) – Balade, which means Local, when describing produce of high quality in Lebanese, is the true culmination of his heritage and impressive hospitality background and experience.

Voted Best Middle Eastern on Zagat 2015-2016

Dinners Choice Winner Open table 2013- 2014 - 2015

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Balade is #1409 of 13326 things to do in New York City

5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: SamirNYC112, New York City, New York
Thu 26 Nov, 2020
l This place has really good Lebanese food. The main attraction here is the mixed grill, which is meats inside a fresh bread. They cut the bread open at your table and the meats are inside. The...

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5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: Johnkg2016, New York City, New York
Fri 6 Mar, 2020
l The decor is warm and inviting although the seating is rather tight. More important is that the food and service were excellent. And the fare is reasonably priced (for Manhattan!).

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5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: Breanna C, Richmond, Virginia
Sat 22 Feb, 2020
l One of the best food experiences I have ever had. Small, cozy and intimate setting. The staff was very nice and attentive. My boyfriend picked this place for our last date night on our vacation and...

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Balade 208 1st Avenue, New York