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236 5th Ave
New York, NY 10001

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(212) 683-2929


  • Sunday: 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
  • Monday: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm, 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
  • Tuesday: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm, 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
  • Wednesday: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm, 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
  • Thursday: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm, 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
  • Friday: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm, 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
  • Saturday: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Cuisine: Mediterranean Restaurants, Middle Eastern Restaurants

4.9 of 5.0 from 72 reviews

price range:$26 to $50

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  • André F.Great atmosphere! Nice staff and delicious food. We try the Falafel, Babba Ganouj and Kafta, that was amazing. The pita is just in time made for you. Awesome place in Midtown Manhattan!

    55555 by André F.

  • Cassia F.Awesome place! Great food and amazing service! Well done guys!

    55555 by Cassia F.

  • Shirley L.Ililli candy bar -- heaven explosion in my mouth. My gawd!!!

    55555 by Shirley L.

  • Brooke S.Try the beef tartar!

    55555 by Brooke S.

  • Jimmy C.One of the few delicious Lebanese food places in Manhattan, Tabboule, Hummus, Shish Taouk and more on the menu. Set in a modern atmosphere with dark lighting, but slightly overpriced.

    55555 by Jimmy C.

  • Hajar M.One of my favorite spots in Manhattan!

    55555 by Hajar M.

  • Rafa M.Simply the best Lebanese restaurant outside of Mexico City!

    55555 by Rafa M.

  • Roberto P.Happy hour

    55555 by Roberto P.

  • Barbara Derecktor D.Christmas dinner at illili ? Yummy ox

    55555 by Barbara Derecktor D.

  • Barbara Derecktor D.Amazing food

    55555 by Barbara Derecktor D.

  • Barbara Derecktor D.Everything is delicious at illili - the desserts are to die for - yummy

    55555 by Barbara Derecktor D.

  • suneel t.very sexy. preferred strategy is to sit at the bar/lounge and load up on apps and drinks. duck shawerma is amazing.

    55555 by suneel t.

  • Kelsey C.The Brussels Sprouts were amazing...a must have! The Babaghanouj was also excellent.

    55555 by Kelsey C.

  • Barbara Derecktor D.The best creamiest magic yogurt in the world :)

    55555 by Barbara Derecktor D.

  • Andrea L.Everything its amazing!! Enough for two?? Haha

    55555 by Andrea L.

  • Amy S.The brussell sprouts are amazing. Seriously - a can't miss

    55555 by Amy S.

  • Marc K.Get the ilili candy bar.. You won't regret it!

    55555 by Marc K.

  • Danielle B.Loving the bathroom in a restaurant is so weird... but whatever. Awesome bathroom.

    55555 by Danielle B.

  • Iliana U.Excelente opción comida Libanesa

    55555 by Iliana U.

  • IpsitaThe kebab platter is awesome!

    55555 by Ipsita

  • Did Y.Try the warm eggplant. The dinner portion is small for the price, but extremely tasty kebabs.

    55555 by Did Y.

  • Rohan V.Ask for April, her passion and knowledge of the food is unparalleled and she'll absolutely ensure that you have an unforgettable culinary adventure!

    55555 by Rohan V.

  • Akansha S.Must get the Brussel sprouts. It's to die for!

    55555 by Akansha S.

  • Tom H.The Kibbeh naya (raw meat) was my favorite meza. It's awesome.

    55555 by Tom H.

  • Sara M.Atayef &Veal Bacon and Kibbeh Naye are amazing!! My friend and I want to go back! Stellar food!!!!

    55555 by Sara M.

  • Rohan V.Try the Brussels Sprouts, Fries, Bone Marrow, Cheese Cake and Turkish Coffee, they're all amazing!

    55555 by Rohan V.

  • Bethany M.The Brussels sprouts are so phenomenal..it's definitely a must have! The lamb chops were perfectly cooked and delicious. The not so bloody martini was also great! Absolutely love this place

    55555 by Bethany M.

  • Jackie S.Hummus was a little disappointing. The fries are amazing. Get the ilili candy bar for dessert, it's delicious.

    55555 by Jackie S.

  • Chantal S.Amazing food. My favorite was the lobster and hummus dish. It was surprisingly filing.

    55555 by Chantal S.

  • Maya B.Such a hit every time w/ Middle Easterners and/or anyone else! Brussels sprouts, warm eggplant, and kibbeh are delicious -- not to mention the ilili candy bar dessert. Great cocktails, too!

    55555 by Maya B.

  • Andrea R.Order the duck shawarma, manti and the kibbeh nayeh- out of this world!!

    55555 by Andrea R.

  • Amber W.Great happy hour spot. One of a kind cocktails for 7$ and tasty apps for less than 9$!

    55555 by Amber W.

  • Sam S.Phenomenal! EVERYTHING is good which makes it very difficult to choose. But thank God for small plates right? Definitely on my must do's whenever I come to New York!

    55555 by Sam S.

  • Christianna G.The bloody mary martini is spicy, crisp and delicious. Always get it with the organic vodka!

    55555 by Christianna G.

  • Rachel C.Get the macaroon ice cream sandwiches to share! Large portion!!

    55555 by Rachel C.

  • Michelle A.Amazing food. Mark is the best waiter!!

    55555 by Michelle A.

  • Humayun R.Surprisingly the appetizers are much better than the entrée. Best app is the shrimp! Chew everything! It's so good.

    55555 by Humayun R.

  • TIM BETA R.lugar maravilhoso d bom ;

    55555 by TIM BETA R.

  • Barbara Derecktor D.Amazing food, wonderful service, beautiful atmosphere

    55555 by Barbara Derecktor D.

  • Fallon R.<3 the Brussels sprouts. You can order the chicken kebab with white meat only (if that's your thing).

    55555 by Fallon R.

  • Lee H.Fantastic Mediterranean tapas. The Brussels sprouts and French fries are truly the best I've ever had. Pita bread and chicken kabob are also great.

    55555 by Lee H.

  • BlytheGet the brussel spouts and lamb chops. No question. Excellent service. Ask to be in the upstairs dining room, its quieter.

    55555 by Blythe

  • Tamara H.Brussels sprouts were my fav dish. The lamb shoulder was good, but I'd opt for the duck shawarma instead (and I'm scared of duck).

    55555 by Tamara H.

  • Brooke C.Amazing happy hour with delicious cocktails. Fresh meadow is very fresh!

    55555 by Brooke C.

  • Sharon B.Ask for Billy the waiter he's great! The food was awesome. The Brussel sprouts are to die for.

    55555 by Sharon B.

  • Abby B.Thanks everyone for the tips! I tried the Brussel Sprouts, Hommus with Pita bread, Fries, Candy Bar for dessert and From Beiruit with Passion cocktail! LOVED EVERYTHING! Great Spot!

    55555 by Abby B.

  • Paul K.Everything is amazing. Close your eyes and point at the menu.

    55555 by Paul K.

  • OMGFoodieOrder a la carte or from a $25 prix fixe menu that includes 1 entrée, 1 side dish, 1 drink (coffee, tea, juice) and 1 cocktail

    33333 by OMGFoodie

  • Jon C.One of the best bone marrow dishes for value, and excellent brussell sprouts

    55555 by Jon C.

  • Tazmun N.Great food (brussel sprouts, shrimp, kibbeh, duck schwarma). Lebanese wine wasn't too great though.

    55555 by Tazmun N.

  • PattyThe Venetian lemonade has a very sweet grape flavor - very memorable. As was the bone marrow!

    55555 by Patty

  • Kathie R.Just so damn sexy!

    55555 by Kathie R.

  • Purnima T.Order anything on the menu, it will be great

    55555 by Purnima T.

  • Pankaj J.Awesome food, service, ambience. Worth every penny. (4 of 4 petals via Fondu)

    55555 by Pankaj J.

  • Christopher E.Try the Grilled Shrimp Salad - Everything about this salad was amazing! #omnomnom (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Christopher E.

  • Julie H.This place was awesome!! Some of the best Brussel sprouts I've ever had! Very different!

    55555 by Julie H.

  • Carlos M.Hey guys. Getting ready for Gay Pride Parade in New York City.? Check out Ilili's Restaurant special lunch with DJ Scotty Rox and MC Dallas Dubois. @ carlosmeliablog.com

    55555 by Carlos M.

  • Amie R.The brussel sprouts are a religious experience. Not to be missed!

    55555 by Amie R.

  • Abby S.Amazing meal! Get the fresh meadow cocktail, and ask for billy as your server.

    55555 by Abby S.

  • Hugo R.Try the Lebanese wine

    55555 by Hugo R.

  • Humberto M.Loved the kibbeh here. Go with a group so you can try lots of things.

    55555 by Humberto M.

  • Dino J.Come early and order off the bar menu - affordable and tasty.

    55555 by Dino J.

  • Daniela S.Great brunch menu! Try the Manouche bi Zataar.

    55555 by Daniela S.

  • Al A.Sprouts, schwarma and beef tartar. Rockstar good!

    55555 by Al A.

  • BULLDOG GinSummer is here. Cool down with a BULLDOG and tonic. Call it out at the bar for a defiantly delicious drink.

    55555 by BULLDOG Gin

  • Fanny C.Exceptional customer service, even in the bathrooms. Food was pristine if you're into Mediterranean

    55555 by Fanny C.

  • Kris W.Try the unisex bathroom

    33333 by Kris W.

  • Ana C.Tried a but Ilili's still the best Lebanese food in Manhattan...... Try the brussel sprouts!

    55555 by Ana C.

  • أميرةThe lobster hummus & brussel sprouts will change your life.

    55555 by أميرة

  • Ana C.Very good Lebanese Restaurant

    55555 by Ana C.

  • Nicole S.Everything is delicious. But one MUST try- Brussels sprouts! To die for!

    55555 by Nicole S.

  • Avritti K.Make sure you try the labne - delicious!

    55555 by Avritti K.

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