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Jafra

City Center, Amman, Jordan
064622551
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Ranked #18 of 357 Restaurants in Amman
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • Arabic first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

Nice place to sit with friends if you like Argeelah, good service and nice waiters. Food is not bad for the price given. All in all, the atmosphere is lovely

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Songkhla Province, Thailand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

Despite the large number of smokers and shisha addicts inside the restaurant, but its considered one of the nicest restaurants in Amman, fast food service, delicious food, the quality of the restaurant is generally above 90%, and the prices are very acceptable. If you're on a trip in the city of Amman, I advise you to visit this restaurant.

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Matawan, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

It's not cheap, but the food is delicious, lovely decoration, The menu is quite plentiful of local delicacies, too many shisha smokers

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Everything on the menu sounded good and everything I saw brought to my table and .... Great food that never disappoints, and great service too!

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

What a great evening we spent at Jafra. Our wonderful Jordanian host ordered a selection of traditional kebabs, mtabel, salads and a wonderful lamb dish that was served in a sealed clay pot. Our server cracked the clay pot clean around the middle with a flourish of his wrist - very cool. The ambiance was fantastic too. It was very... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Jafra is located right at the entrance of downtown amman. The atmosphere is nice, albeit a little busy, the live music is entertaining, save for the frequent breaks for the Sana Halwa song to be blasted on the sound system (Happy birthday). The food is tasty, pricey for downtown but not in comparison to anything in europe. I'd recommend it.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Recommended by a Jordanian woman who I met on the plane en route to Amman. It's dark, you have to enter a dodgy looking building to get up to it, but once you are there the select of Jordanian foods is great, the atmosphere is electric, and the smell of food and sheesha is intoxicating. We order Baba Ganouj, Thyme... More

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Oranjestad, Aruba
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Came here with some travellers I met at my hostel on a recommendation. The food was absolutely delicious. We all had different dishes and had a taste of each others too, and the portions are quite generous. The atmosphere was excellent - the whole place felt very authentic. It can be a little loud at times when there is a... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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332 reviews 332 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
422 helpful votes 422 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This was one of the places recommended by our hotel and we are glad we decided to go here. We really had no idea what we were ordering so we just ordered a bunch of different things from the menu. Warning, portions are pretty substantial. We didn't even come close to finishing everything. And despite ordering a ton of food,... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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55 reviews 55 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Our guide told us that he knew this restaurant and that he liked it very much. When we walked in, the ambience was nice, but would have been much better if so many people, or rather, almost everyone, weren't smoking sheesha. We had gone to drink some tea, but later decided to have iced coffee as well in the group.... More

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