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Al-Shami

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Al Raghadan street, Aqaba, Jordan
(03) 201-6107
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great local food, good service

We came to this restaurant inspirited by opinions on Trip Advisor. It was a good choice- Everything was great! Nice view from the terrace, Food was delicious and the portions are very big! Moreover the waiter very nice and friendly! Totally recommended!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

We came to this restaurant inspirited by opinions on Trip Advisor. It was a good choice- Everything was great! Nice view from the terrace, Food was delicious and the portions are very big! Moreover the waiter very nice and friendly! Totally recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

I like my food well done it was good experience by making the barbecues and the mazzi also they have a good idea how to deal will the quests by giving them extra drinks for free ...........

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

Food is quite good, But service is so bad.Waiters are unconcerned.They forgot a drink of my friend and food of another.They didn't focus on the customers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

It was very great food really amazing also the price very simple and they have a good stuff with perfect hospitality don't miss al shami especially if I sit outside on the terrace nice sea view

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

I went there with my boy friend based on the reviews on tripadvisor but for sorrow we didn't find what I expected. Tasteless food and slow service. Bye for ever.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

Disgusting food and too slow service. rice aren't fresh, chicken aren't cooked well.Price is good and this is the only good thing. We wouldn't return to Alshami again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Visited Al-Shami one night for dinner and were more than happy with the result. The staff were exuberant and friendly, one waiter especially who it seems gave each table he served a different item "on the house" (we struck it lucky with a tasty dip selection). My girlfriend ordered a chicken in mushroom sauce which was a little lacklustre, so... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I really liked the simplicity of this place. We ordered quite a few dishes . We liked the hummus, mutabbal, baba ghanoush from the starters we also liked the grilled fish with lemon and garlic and the sheesh taouq. I wouldn't recommend the mixed kebab though, it wasn't very nice. We had a vegetarian with us and the menu didn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We were very happy becauze we enjoyed our food in this restaurant because we have lost hope in some restaurants in aqaba but al shami restaurant was our only hope to eat in .so don't miss it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Restaurant look very old local and random but was the best food I had in my 14 days in Jordan very healthy was the maze and salads with olive oil humos motablike barbecue fish try the grill seafood the success on it never eat in my life try it

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Address: Al Raghadan street, Aqaba, Jordan
Phone Number: (03) 201-6107
Location: Middle East  >  Jordan  >  Al Aqabah Governorate  >  Aqaba
Cuisine: Middle Eastern

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Al Raghadan street, Aqaba, Jordan
  • Location: Middle East  >  Jordan  >  Al Aqabah Governorate  >  Aqaba
  • Phone Number: (03) 201-6107

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Middle Eastern

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