Almonds and nuts are the thing here and you should be greeted with a tray of nuts! Along with nuts are the traditional mezzes and a good selection to satisfy a vegetarian in the party. Haloumi, dolmades are all on the menu and Syrian pastries. And of course there is baklava to finish. 379 Liverpool Street, Darlinghurst (02 9380 5318).
Good mezze plates and other Middle eastern favourites. 579 Crown Street, Surry Hills (02 9319 0848).
All the Middle Eastern dishes. 379 Darling Street, Balmain (02 9555 7067).
All the favourites and at night the addition of the bar serves some good cocktails. Darling Harbour (02 9281 2700).
Ground Floor, Overseas Passenger Terminal, The Rocks (02 8273 1222)
Also have a look at Lebanese restaurants.