Chez Nagi

Restaurants, Lebanese Invalides
4 out of 5 stars
Chez Nagi
Chez Nagi ©ER
Chez Nagi
Chez Nagi ©ER
Chez Nagi
Chez Nagi ©ER
Chez Nagi
Chez Nagi ©ER

Reservations are a must for this popular, great-value Lebanese restaurant.

If you’re looking to eat well without spending too much at lunchtime, Chez Nagi is the place. Unfortunately a lot of other people in the area know this too and by 12.30 there are no more tables. So it’s best to make a reservation. It may not look like anything special from the outside, nor inside, with its slightly old-fashioned, small interior. But what does it matter? That’s not why we’re here. The chef’s authentic, delicate Lebanese cuisine is what draws the crowd.

There’s a lot (and we mean a lot) to choose from on this menu so it’s best to go for the set menu (€14-18) which includes a wide choice of mezze dishes, skewers, tea and a dessert. We opted for their must-try hummus and the perfectly balanced baba ghanoush, accompanied by labneh (a delicious whipped white cheese - like Greek yogurt) and a tender, tasty chicken skewer (taouk). Then, ending things on a sweet note, two baklavas: absolutely delicious. The quick, friendly service is an added bonus and there’s a good choice of Lebanese wines to boot.


By: Elise Renoleau


Venue name: Chez Nagi
Address: 120 rue de l’Université

Opening hours: Mon-Sat 12noon-2.30pm, 7pm-10.30pm
Transport: Metro: Invalides or Assemblée Nationale
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