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Jones the Grocer Khalidiya

Coffee Shop, Sandwiches, International, Bakeries
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Pearl Plaza Tower, Corner of 7th (Sheikh Zayed the First) and 32nd (Sultan Bin Zayad) Streets | Khalidiya, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 639 5883
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best option within walking distance

I've eaten at Jones more times than I can count. The food is always consistent. They recently changed their menu for the better. It is a great option for a lunch crowd. Hands down the best chicken cesar salad in town. Also ordered the carot cake and lemon meringue for my wife's birthday and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
Bryan S
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I've eaten at Jones more times than I can count. The food is always consistent. They recently changed their menu for the better. It is a great option for a lunch crowd. Hands down the best chicken cesar salad in town. Also ordered the carot cake and lemon meringue for my wife's birthday and they were both a huge hit!

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Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Not impressed with my hotel buffet breakfast I ventured further afield the next day and battled a dust/sand storm to find this gem. It is a foodie paradise. Cheese, lots of it. And so many good artisanal food products. Best Coffee I have had in the UAE! - so right of the bat I was a very happy customer. I... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

After being seated and then ignored for 20 minutes, I finally left when I saw a roach crawling next to the table. Don't eat here!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We had the Barramundi fish and were very disappointed. The fish was obviously overcooked and dried, the rice did not have any taste...but the price was exagerated. We then thought to improve the situation with the dessert and we went for the cheesecake. No, the waiter did not want to serve it to us because he had to cut the... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

It's hard to find a place in Abu Dhabi where you can have a wine with your meal hotel in a smoke free venue. You can get this at Jones which is what keeps a lot of people coming back. The food is extremely overpriced for what you get and the quality varies from average to poor at times. Have... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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61 reviews 61 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Everything was ok.. except, tables were not clean, we have to choose which tables is free of crumbs, food was ok until we ordered dessert... disaster. I ordered cheesecake, taste old, hubby ordered choc eclair but its caramel, ordered twice asked the order taker to give him something that has no caramel, cake came and it still have caramel. We... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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246 restaurant reviews
262 helpful votes 262 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Four of us ate dinner here on a Saturday night. The place was empty, so we suspect it is moreof a lunch place. We each had different sandwiches, all of which were good. Nice interior. Good service. Had to stick with water, as they don't serve Coke or Pepsi, only some non-diet organic soft drinks. All in all, a decent... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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62 reviews 62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Popped into my local Jones for lunch today. A lot of customers, and not a lot of staff to be seen. We ordered fish and chips for two people and asked to ensure that the batter was crispy as this has been an issue before. The food arrived, the batter was slightly crispy on top, but too thick and spongy... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

A must try in Abu Dhabi. It is stylish, elegantly decorated and offers a nice variety of dishes. Usually I love to come here for breakfast. All their dishes are delicious and their coffee is super.

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Calgary, Canada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

While staying at the Oryx, I was pleased to find Jones right around the corner. I had dinner there several times during my stay. No matter what I chose, the quality was excellent. Service paralleled the food quality to combine for a great dining experience every time.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Pearl Plaza Tower, Corner of 7th (Sheikh Zayed the First) and 32nd (Sultan Bin Zayad) Streets | Khalidiya, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 639 5883

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Sandwiches, International, Bakeries

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