The beginning of Almayass Restaurant chain was in Beirut in 1996. And with huge success, fine dining, and tasty, authentic Lebanese-American cuisine, the restaurant was able to attract the attention of The New York Times, New York Magazine, Food & Wine Magazine, Los Angeles Times and many other international publications.
Year after year, Almayass was able to expand adding other branches in the Middle East cities including Riyadh, Abu Dhabi, Kuwait City and Doha. Almayass Abu Dhabi is set to part of the 5-star Sheraton Hotel & Resort, and it is much appreciated for its great atmosphere, friendly staff, amazing service and of course, delicious, authentic meals.
It worth noting that the majority of dishes at the restaurant come in large portions and are presented in typical Mezze style, hot or cold, to best enjoyed as a sharing experience amongst a group.
According to Almayass, the most popular dish is the “Mantee Traditional”. It is “oven-baked, artisan-made, boat-shape ravioli filled with seasoned fresh angus ground meat, served with fresh garlic yogurt-sauce and topped with sumac”.
The menu includes a number of selections of charcoal-grilled meats, carefully prepared with house seasonings and sauces. There is also a large selection of vegetarian and vegan options, while desserts include Middle Eastern delicacies such as Ossmalieh and Ashta Saraya.