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Elise Daoud 04 May 2023

9 Wonderful Furns That Serve Delicious Breakfast In Beirut

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and Lebanese furns know exactly how to kickstart your day right with their yummy creations.

There are so many amazing furns in the heart of Beirut that you need to try, so here are 9 of them.

1. beitOven, Mar Mikhael

This traditional Lebanese furn is going to serve you manakish that will have Beethoven’s symphonies playing in your head with every bite. Their manakish stay true to the authentic tastes of Lebanon’s most beloved old furns, with soft doughs and flavorful toppings.

2. The Lebanese Bakery, Tabaris

The Lebanese Bakery serves more than just delicious breakfast. This Beirut gem is now reaching London, Bahrain, Riyadh, and Cairo with its recipes that tell stories of what it’s like growing up in Lebanon with the smell of freshly baked dough as children played in the streets of their neighborhoods.

3. Al Mouajjanati, Hamra

Serving up little bites of heaven, Al Mouajjanati is known for their impeccable fatayer, meat pies, and mini sambousek bites. While you’ll be itching to try their iconic Zaatoura (yes, it is as yummy as it sounds), their bite-sized mouajjanat will have you feeling satisfied for the rest of the day.

4. Ghattas Bakery, Achrafieh

One of Beirut’s most beloved Lebanese bakeries, Ghattas never disappoints with their take on breakfast traditions. This gem has been satisfying hungry breakfast lovers since 1958, with an age-old recipe like no other. Kneaded with love and baked to perfection, you’ll find yourself frequenting this gem for a morning pick-me-up.

5. Saj Stories, Gemmayze

Not your typical Lebanese furn, because this spot is redefining good saj in the best way possible. Their creations are for the avid saj lovers who enjoy an adventurous palatte, and the chefs at Saj Stories make sure that you have fun with every bite. However, you can always stick to the basics with their traditional saj.

6. Uniun, Mar Mikhael

Uniun is all creating modern twists to our favorite breakfast traditions. Their savory fresh zaatar man’ouche salutes the classic in the best way possible, with a crispier dough and flavorful zaatar mix. The jebne is as impressive as it is cheesy, with a mouthwatering mozzarella mix to keep you satisfied.

7. Snoubar Bakery, Beirut Souks

Located in the heart of Beirut Souks, the bakery is known for its generously topped manakish that are look too good to eat. This gem stands out with its satisfying presentation and flavors while making sure it stays true to the traditional recipes we know and love.

8. TUSK! Artisan Sourdough Bakery, Mar Mikhael

This artisan sourdough bakery serves more than just flaky croissants and indulgent pizzas. Breakfast at TUSK! is an experience in itself, a safe place to share slices of delicious manakish and make new friends. And if you’re not a morning person, worry not! You will be with a visit to this wonderful spot.

9. Ichkanian Bakery, Zokak El Blatt

The Armenian bakery we all know and love, Ichkanian Bakery has the best lahm baajin in the country. No matter how many times you try it, every time is even yummier than the last. With the perfect amount of spices and an excellent dough-to-meat ratio, a visit to this gem will be one for the books.