The largest restaurant in the world is the Bawabet Dimashq Restaurant (Damascus Gate Restaurant) which has 6,014 seats. The record was verified on 15 May 2008. Laura Farmer adjudicated attempt. The total floor area of the restaurant is 20,000m (215,277.35 ft). The outdoor seating area is available throughout the year except the months of November, December and January. The indoor seating is available throughout the year. The restaurant is open seven days a week and offers several cuisines including Syrian traditional cuisine, Lebanese, Indian, Italian and Chinese.The restaurant includes a piece of Siberia famous meteorite called 'Sikhote-Alin' and weighs 106kg and is displayed for public. Here is some links of what the world media had to say:-
http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/world-records/largest-restaurant
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hAqDWeRql0s
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lLIZjMbh2c4
https://www.ft.com/content/e916d4ce-1a5d-11de-9f91-0000779fd2ac
http://www.alarabiya.net/articles/2008/06/01/50806.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/arabic/world_news/newsid_7437000/7437007.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/7435424.stm