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Al-Shami

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

The food is delicious and not over priced. The fish is perfection (as per my family's opinion) I had the mixed grill and it was as delicious as it can get.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

The food is delicious and not over priced. The fish is perfection (as per my family's opinion) I had the mixed grill and it was as delicious as it can get.

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Turin, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Local restaurant with typical food and moderate price, it has been suggested by our hotel manager and it is highly recommended

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

I was here with my family, we've tested the meat the chicken and the fish, if you are looking for a place with a good arabian food this is it, the only thing I didn't like is the location and place!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Do not go in there, the food is bad and the restaurant is always full of the BBQ smoke till it's affect the taste, the service also poor. And the most important thing is that the price for tourists is very different from the regular price!!

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Hangzhou, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This is located in the souk area. It's not the easiest place to find for the first time. There is a downstairs, but make sure you eat upstairs, either inside (a/c) or on the balcony. The selection of local foods are great and the price is half of what you would pay at some of the higher priced restaurants. Don't... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Excellent dishes à la meze at very low cost. Interior is VERY low key, but clean. Coffee/tea on the house. Very recommendable. We had dinner at Al-shami twice during our stay and were never disappointed.

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Aqaba, Jordan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

it was good food i had in aqaba during my 3 days with my wife but the place is very local for peopl and traffic of local peopl from aqaba and it look old place but they have a nice balcony outside over the mouske al hussin bin ali ..

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We had two times Dinner at Al-Shami. Good crowed of local and few tourist. The service is fast and friendly. Like in a other review about Al-Shami, the waiter whipe the table when you arrive, however, I highly recomment to the Restaurant to clean from time to time as well the "legs" of the table and chairs. They are obviously... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This restaurant was recommended by one of my best friend from Aqaba this place is completely exultant the barbecue was so delicious and you will really feel comfort spicily at there privet family area

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I'm one of regular customers in this place And I visit it even with all my family and friends since 2002 until now it's really the best restaurant I try ever perfect food and very friendly staff I really recommend this place for all

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Restaurant Details

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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