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Damascus, Syria
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Ranked #7 of 54 Restaurants in Damascus
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Lebanese
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Damascus, Syria
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

The neighborhood guys... the neighborhood girls... the neighborhood men... the neighborhood women... the neighborhood children... The term our neighborhood (Haretna in Arabic) is a daily word for the Damascus and the terms above have been in usage in Damascus for hundreds of years. Whether a Damascene still lives inside the old city's walls or in one of the new quarters... More 

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Paphos, Cyprus
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

A treat for any traveller to Damascus. very reasonably priced andexcellent quality. service as usual in Damascus was perfect

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Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

This restaurant is so great, I don't even know where to begin. Great food, atmosphere, shisha, and amazing service. Would always love to go back there if I could.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

I love this restaurant...they offer the best hookah on top of their delicious food, you can eat and stay for hours playing cards or watching TV. It is a bit noisy and mainly for friends so if you are looking for a quiet restaurant it would not be Haretna.

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Damascus, Syria
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

it's old house veryy beautiful become a resturent full of histories stories ..his food is imazing.

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Damascus, Syria
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2012

Good food and they serve alcohol, reserve before you go on week ends.

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Amman, Jordan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012

we went there with friends for dinner, the place is loud and Smoky you can't breathe or hear what the others are saying, and when we get the bill the prices were higher than the mentioned in the menu, and they were so rude to us when we asked for bill that is stamped , average food and really bad... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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44 reviews 44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2011

I have been there so many times each time i had a different impression but overall i didnt stop going whenever i visit syria so thats a good sign. it could be hard to find for those who have never been there and have no one with them who knows where it is. you can always ask and people would... More 

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Rome, Italy
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2011

We had a dinner at the restaurant, wasn't bad.. It is a must for anyone visiting Damascus. but not when you are hungry.. because service was not that good.. very nice atmosphere, and so crowded...

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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51 reviews 51 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2010

What food! What service! What surroundings! Good price. Number two on the list here is totally worth it. Go there and enjoy the excellent food!!! We certainly did :D

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Address: Damascus, Syria
Location: Middle East  >  Syria  >  Damascus
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Lebanese

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