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Jabal Amman, Amman, Jordan
962 6 4644228
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 56
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    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
good and very expensive

The food was good, the atmosphere is cozy, but for the dish portion I think that prizes is very high. The service is not bad but for such a fine restaurant it should be way much better, but we enjoyed the evening any way.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
Dana K
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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Wiltshire
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Just over the road from the Intercontinental Jordan lies the little gem that is Romero. We were booked in by the marvellous Mr Raafat, the concierge at the Intercon, for our Wedding Anniversary (34th). What a great move. The music is just right and the charming chap in the very fine waist coat was a really perfect host. The food... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Me and my fiance picked Romero for our engagement dinner in November 2014, we were 15 people and picked a set menu, they also allowed us to bring a cake (did not charge extra for this) as well as some sugar cookie giveaways. Staff were very friendly and helpful, they printed out the menu for our guests with our names... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

The food was good, the atmosphere is cozy, but for the dish portion I think that prizes is very high. The service is not bad but for such a fine restaurant it should be way much better, but we enjoyed the evening any way.

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Adelaide, Australia
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87 reviews 87 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Never fails to impress. We've been coming to this restaurant for years, and we even had a wonderful engagement dinner with our friends a few years back. The food never disappoints and the atmosphere is absolutely charming!

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amman,jordan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Romero is our first choice whenever we have a special occasion either with family or friends, well we did go last night,as always food and service were superb however we were shocked from the bill which was way more than usual,we're regular customers and ordered same kinds we usually do, well waiter told us that they have the fancy angus... More 

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Riverdale, New York
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81 reviews 81 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

The restaurant interior is very nice...formal and well appointed. However, the food leaves much to be desired for the price tag. Both times I've been here the food (chicken parm and pasta dish) has been bland and unoriginal. Best part of the meal was the bread basket. Overall just very expensive. Won't get out the door without dropping at least... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I was very surprised with Romero.Even though is a bit pricey but it was worth it. We've been here with my wife a couple of times during a long business stay in Amman. All the food was good but the highlight goes to the truffle raviolis, they are to die for and my main reason to return to the restaurant... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Fairly standard Italian food. The best is the pasta, and unless you're a confirmed carnivore you may find the veggie options are a good choice: I had the gnocchi, with a lovely fresh tomato sauce. We nearly didn't have desserts, but these are great - loads of effort goes into them.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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77 reviews 77 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Romero is a nice option here. They served drinks and food acceptable. Staffs are friendly. Location is good to walk in.

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Amman, Jordan
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I have enjoyed Romero for the past 30 years. The place is continuously superb and the quality of the food and service is still excellent. Romero is part of any authentic Amman fine dining experience and I strongly recommend it.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Jabal Amman, Amman, Jordan
  • Location: Middle East  >  Jordan  >  Amman Governorate  >  Amman
  • Phone Number: 962 6 4644228

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine

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