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Jafra

City Center, Amman, Jordan
064622551
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Ranked #27 of 338 restaurants in Amman
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • Arabic first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

I visited the restaurant in March 2014. I have previously visited in November 2011. On this occasion I only had a Turkish coffee which was perfectly drinkable. On my previous visit I had an Arabic salad, fruit beer and a hashish pipe. The place is very popular with the locals which makes for a pleasant atmosphere.

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Amman, Jordan
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

This was our absolute favourite weekly haunt. We just love the food and the ambiance. The staff are friendly and one feels as if one has gone back in time. The decor is just priceless. Their 'Cheese Pastry' is THE best.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Good service, excellent food, very good location close to downtown, one of the beat restaurants we ate at in Jordan. Nice view from the terrace

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Aqaba, Jordan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

The staff at the restaurant need to be more trained , they need to know how to greet the Guests how ever many of things are Great food are so delicious...am always recommend Jafra keep it up .

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Wonderful traditional atmospher...clean & tidy ...it takes you to grandparents days with traditiona "Soba" for heating & it's " Baoary"..I like it & recommend others to visit

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Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Great food located in a very central restaurant. Service is good, and decor is terrific. Entrance is a bit hidden down an alleyway, but you'll find it if you look. Very smoky with almost everybody smoking shishas, but they are generally fruit flavours, so are not as acrid as western tobacco. Prices incredibly cheap for the food you get. We... More

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Jacksonville, North Carolina, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

The food was fresh and plentiful. Friends recommended we meet them there. There is a smoky environment, shisha being smoked in your favorite flavor, before, after your meal or both. Live music played during the evening meal. I can't tell you how good the meal was. Well worth the dinar. Enough to eat the next two days for lunch while... More

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istanbul
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

It is located in the Downtown, very central. I have spent my last hours in this lovely authentic place. fully decorated with antique decor. The service is perfect. Not so fast not slow. Waiters are always smiling and most of them can speak English. There might be many people smoking Nargile (water pipe) (hubble bubble in local language) so be... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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41 reviews 41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

If you're in Amman's city center there are not many options for a sit-down, so Jafra is a welcome spot. The balcony is lovely and while the service isn't exactly 5*, the antique decor and authetic food make up for that.

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melbourne
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013 via mobile

Great Turkish coffee. Must try the watermelon and mint Shisha was fantastic! The staff were very friendly as well

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