Sidon Coast

Dining Overseas

Dining Overseas Whether you’re looking for a traditional Lebanese breakfast or an upscale fine dining experience, the ancient city of Sidon has plenty of wonderful restaurants to keep you satisfied. This Lebanese city has been serving up delicious food for thousands of years, but today, we’re going to focus on Sidon’s food culture in the modern era! Start the Day with a Tasty Breakfastz Although the first meal of the day is usually enjoyed at home with family in Lebanon, there are plenty of great restaurants serving up breakfast in Sidon. Many of the people at breakfast restaurants will be fellow tourists, but it’s still a great way to indulge in some amazing Lebanese flavors! If you’re looking for something sweet, you’ll find many restaurants serving Halawa spread, which is similar to hummus but sweeter. On the other hand, if […]

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Kabob Heaven – Shish Tawook

; At Sidon Lebanese Grille and Bakery, we’re proud to have a family-run grocery store, Middle East Market, adjacent to our restaurant. Our market offers a fresh selection of spices, produce, Halal meats, and plenty of other Mediterranean groceries. And although there are various excellent items to choose from, today we’d like to pay special attention to our Halal meat department. Visit Our Meat Department for Middle Eastern Delights For a rich selection of top-quality meats, pay a visit to the meat department at Middle East Market! Our Halal meats are the best you’ll find in the Toledo area, and you’ll feel confident about sharing them with your friends and family. You’ll be able to enjoy all the delicious meats that we serve at Sidon, including chicken, lamb, and beef. If you’re looking for a recipe to prepare after you […]

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Labneh & Zaatar Breakfast

When most people think of Lebanese food, they think of tantalizing lunch plates and delicious kabob dinners. However, at Sidon Lebanese Grille and Bakery, there are plenty of tasty Lebanese breakfast options just waiting to be discovered! Today, we’re going to give you a brief overview of Lebanese breakfast, and share some of our favorite options with you. Whether you’re craving a sweet cheese pastry or a savory dish of labneh, there’s something for everyone. Lebanese Breakfast: A Brief Overview An authentic Lebanese breakfast is usually simple and prepared with only a few ingredients. Most recipes aren’t complicated, and take only a few minutes to put together. This means that you’ll spend more time enjoying your food and less time working in the kitchen! Furthermore, Lebanese people realize that sharing a meal is great way to prepare for the day. […]

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Iftar Buffet Dinners for Ramadan

At Sidon Lebanese Grille and Bakery, we love sharing our traditions with the community. That’s why this year we’re inviting you to enjoy our delicious Iftar buffet! From May 17 to June 10, Every Thursday through Sunday night we’re offering up some delightful Lebanese favorites to celebrate Ramadan. You’ll enjoy every bite of our classic kabobs and savory dips, and you’ll dream about coming back next week for another taste! But before you come and enjoy our buffet, we’d like to share a few interesting facts about Iftar and Ramadan. So What Exactly is Iftar? During Ramadan, Muslims around the world fast from sunrise to sunset. Before dawn they partake in Suhur, the first meal of the day. They fast during daylight hours, and when the sun finally sets in the evening, it’s time for Iftar, Iftar is known as […]

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Baklava Recipe

Baklava is a Lebanese favorite that is often passed down through families for generations. Everyone has their own technique for making this classic dessert, and today, we’re going to share one of our favorite recipes! A Note About the Ingredients Before you begin crafting your delectable dessert, there are a few things we’d like to mention regarding the ingredients. When you go shopping for baklava ingredients, you may not be sure exactly what to look for in the supermarket. Orange blossom water is used in many Middle Eastern desserts and has a distinct taste that makes for an unforgettable flavor. This ingredient has been used for generations and serves many purposes, but today we’re focusing on baklava! You can find it next door at Middle East Market and most grocery stores. Next, you may be wondering what kind of phyllo […]

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Mediterranean Spices

Mediterranean spices are known around the world for their unparalleled flavor and health benefits. So it’s no surprise that at Sidon Lebanese Grille and Bakery, we use Mediterranean spices in almost all our dishes. We know that there’s nothing like cumin to bring out the taste of an appetizer, or coriander to add some tantalizing flavor to the main course. Today, we’re going to round up all our favorite Mediterranean spices, as well as give you a run-down of the uses and benefits of each one. All of the spices mentioned can be found next door at Middle East Market! Take a Stand for your Health with Turmeric Turmeric boasts numerous health benefits and has long been regarded as a spice with medicinal advantages, with anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. It’s also been shown to lower the risk of heart disease, […]

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Lentil and Chicken Soup Recipes

Winter in Toledo, Ohio, calls for chilly nights by the fireplace, beautiful snowy landscapes, and tasty Lebanese food at Sidon Lebanese Grille and Bakery! Although you’re more than welcome at our restaurant all winter long, on the coldest winter nights, sometimes all you want is to relax at home. And there’s no better meal for a peaceful winter night than a hot bowl of classic Lebanese soup. Our Lentil soup and Chicken Vegetable soup recipes will keep you warm even on the coldest of nights. Read on to learn how to prepare these savory classics from Sidon Lebanese Grille and Bakery. Stay Warm in the Middle of Winter with Our Hearty Lentil Soup Lentil Soup is an extremely popular dish in Lebanon, and many people enjoy it as an appetizer before a big meal. If you’re looking for something lighter, […]

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Tabbouleh and Fattoush Recipes

If you’ve dined with us at Sidon Lebanese Grille and Bakery, you may have sampled our delicious Tabbouleh and Fattoush. These two iconic Lebanese dishes are some of the most popular choices at our restaurant. Our guests in the Toledo, Ohio area return time and time again to enjoy both of these delicious salads. Our customers have asked us countless times to share both of these recipes, and now you’ll be able to prepare authentic Tabbouleh and Fattoush from the comfort of your home. By following these easy recipes, it will be easier than ever to enjoy delicious Lebanese food! Tickle Your Taste Buds with Tabbouleh Tabbouleh is a well-loved Lebanese classic with massive popularity around the world. Bulgur wheat gives it a delightful, interesting texture. This heart-healthy dish is easy to make, and contains plenty of fiber and minerals. […]

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Catering – Sidon Lebanese Grille & Bakery

If you’re in need of catering for your next big event in the Toledo, Ohio area, Sidon Lebanese Grille and Bakery has you covered. We provide catering services for a wide variety of occasions such as weddings, birthdays, and graduation parties. Sidon Lebanese Grille and Bakery will help you and your guests make memories that last a lifetime. We’re now offering a full catering menu, so you’ll be able to make your next party a hit with hearty servings of our delectable Lebanese food. Our catering menu offers generous portions of all our classic Lebanese dishes. We’ve designed all the dishes on our catering menu to serve 10 or more people, so make sure your guests bring their appetites! Our Convenient Delivery Service Makes Life Simple On your big day, we know you don’t have time to run errands and […]

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Behind the Interior Design

Arched pathways and century-old stone structures fill the beautiful city known as Sidon in the south of Lebanon. Set on the Mediterranean Sea, the ancient city’s beauty and mystery is made up of an eclectic mix of past and present. As generations have come and gone, the bones of a majestic sea castle still decorate the horizon, the mini-markets and shops still sell goods throughout winding narrow pathways, and the smell of citrus orchards still waves through fields as the city bustles with laughter and commotion. With this as inspiration, Sidon Lebanese Grille & Bakery was designed with a contemporary twist on the traditional. Illuminated spaces, repurposed materials and elegant finishes make the fast-casual concept stand out and create a unique experience and ambience, while symbolizing the city. Guests are greeted with an open kitchen concept, allowing them to observe […]

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