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Souq Waqif, Doha, Qatar
+974 44375503
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Description: It's Yemenian Restaurant

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
First exposure to Yemeni cuisine

Heard and read so much about this Yemeni restaurant, thought we give it a try for dinner last night at 6 pm. The place was packed, waiters were running around serving food to patrons and we had to wait at least 10 mins for a table. Had to go to the cashier to collect the menu and placed the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 5, 2015
Naiza A
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Doha, Qatar
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Doha, Qatar
Top Contributor
118 reviews 118 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Heard and read so much about this Yemeni restaurant, thought we give it a try for dinner last night at 6 pm. The place was packed, waiters were running around serving food to patrons and we had to wait at least 10 mins for a table. Had to go to the cashier to collect the menu and placed the order.... More 

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sonhomeu
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80 reviews 80 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We stumbled upon this little gem during prayer time when everything was closed and we were starving. It was packed, but luckily after about a 10 minute wait we snagged a table. It was our first time eating Yemeni food and it was so delicious! We loved it. We ate chicken and rice and then also beef with a giant... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

It may not look much from outside but is well worth a visit. Excellent food and staff happy to make suggestions ifyou are unsure. We have the sizzling stews with Yemeni bread which is lovely. Very good value.

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Sanaa, Yemen
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

There are many Yemeni restaurants in several countries and world cities. This is one of the best. The special Yemeni rice, meat, bread and other varieties are super delicious. The Yemeni hospitability at its best. I enjoyed the dinner with friends. It has private rooms for VIP and female guests.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The restaurant is a perfect choice for those like traditional food. I tried (Mandi Tais) and Madfoon as well. Both are great. If you are visiting for the first time I suggest you try Goat meat with Mandi and also Eqdeh (Beef stew) which comes with great huge Yemeni bread.

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Bandar Aden is not much to look at but the flavour of the food and the friendliness of the staff make it an incredible experience. Went there one night after work with some clients in Doha - it's unforgettable and absolutely delicious. It's also very reasonably priced which is a big plus. Try it and you'll like it - the... More 

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Amman, Jordan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This restaurant is a life saver once Im bored from cooking and at the same time craving some delicious arabic food :) the food is tasty and the prices are so cheap compared to the food quality :) Thanks bandar aden !

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Doha, Qatar
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169 reviews 169 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

You may love it, for a single reason it is unique, I always say that yemeni cousine has not yet been discoverd. I should say if you try the real shaibani restaurants in sanaa you will realise that is is only a copy!

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Doha, Qatar
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202 reviews 202 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

If you like to visit Yemen for a couple of hours, you should visit Bandar Aden Restaurant. It's located in Souq Waqif - Doha. First view when you enter is the traditional dress of Yemeni with the knife on their waste. You can choose to sit either on a table or on the floor. Everything in this restaurant is simple... More 

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Doha, Qatar
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

This is one of the best restaurants at Doha. Menu is very rich from Chicken, meat, mix, rice,soaps,Qably, they make their own bread, You have to go there when visiting Doha, Not expensive at all, Prices are very good so if you are 6 people and go for the largest meal it would be a very good value for money

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Souq Waqif, Doha, Qatar
  • Location: Middle East  >  Qatar  >  Doha
  • Phone Number: +974 44375503

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Middle Eastern

Description

It's Yemenian Restaurant

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