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clientele

funky and with a vibe all its own, torino express pulls a crowd of laid-back sneaker-toting locals, creatives and the occasional girl with big glasses. great spot for people watching.

service

never mind the grumpy bearded barman, he only seems to like octogenarian regulars.

interior

a 1950s parisian jazz joint.

ambience

>> home sweet home <<

address

rue gouraud 253 beirut

phone

+961 3 611101 [cell]

author

andreas

date

23 january 2010

last checked

23 january 2010

the oldest café on the block is arguably the only pretentiousless one in this booming entertainment area. fusing good coffee + sandwiches with jazzy muzak is the winning daytime formula while in the evening a dj lets the place shift into a higher gear.