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Prince Mohammad bin Abdulaziz st. (Tahliya), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
014653020
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Reservations
Late Night

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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Tao in Tahliyah

This is an incredibly busy restaurant.We were there on a Saturday night. We were told we would have to wait at least an hour. In addition we were told that after Isha no children are allowed. We made it just before the deadline. It is a very comfortable and loungish type of restaurant - great... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
Charmaine M
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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37 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Top Contributor
128 reviews 128 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

This is an incredibly busy restaurant.We were there on a Saturday night. We were told we would have to wait at least an hour. In addition we were told that after Isha no children are allowed. We made it just before the deadline. It is a very comfortable and loungish type of restaurant - great place to catch up with... More 

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Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I went to meet a friend for some deserts and coffee. The setup was very comfortable. It seemed really busy but it was not loud. When I walked in, I noticed how modern and fresh the place looked. We ordered the Oreo and S'more deserts which were delicious. The S'more was amazing but it did not remind me at all... More 

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Top Contributor
158 reviews 158 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

I went for a special occasion looking forward to some nice sushi and formal environment during lunch. It was completely empty and the couches clearly showed their wear and stains in the midday. Possibly it would have been better at night when you can't notice that type of thing. The sushi was okay for taste but much more expensive than... More 

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013 via mobile

One of the worst restaurants in Riyadh in terms of service! It was really bad and there was a lack of professionalism. I will never go back again ever!

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

The food is good...The burger is great. Drinks are average. I like the decor it feels young, funky and fresh but the waiter service in this place sucks big time and for this reason I may not go back.

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Toronto
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

What a pleasant evening. The dinner was delicious. Sea Bass was one of the entrees and it was cooked to perfection. A great dining experience well worth the price. You could cook your own pieces of sheared beef and the vegetables were cooked properly and delicious.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

I went there at lunch time in Monday with friend to have lunch first there was no warm welcome at all and the host talk to us rode ! After we went to first floor there were no body there we ordered Cesar Salad chicken and verl scalop and two cocktails with watermelon after few minutes we got the salad... More 

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Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013 via mobile

I go there regularly. I never ordered anything except their burger. There os only one kind of burger. It was recommended to me by a friend. You have to ask for medium cook if you are looking for medium well and medium well if you want well done. It is more like a cafe rather than a restaurant by the... More 

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Uk
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013 via mobile

Saw this place on tripadvisor and decided to try it out on a busy Wednesday evening. Well we were not disappointed, food was very very nice with a wide range of options on the menu. Service was very good and the casual atmosphere was nice. Very good place to eat in Riyadh

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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165 reviews 165 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

each seat is different from the other interms of style, food is average but expensive, though i heard most of the customers coming here were from royalties, its opposite to Localizer mall, friendly staff

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Prince Mohammad bin Abdulaziz st. (Tahliya), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Location: Middle East  >  Saudi Arabia  >  Riyadh Province  >  Riyadh
  • Phone Number: 014653020

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?