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All 71 Aqaba Restaurants

Al-Shami

Al Raghadan street, Aqaba, Jordan
(03) 201-6107
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Ranked #1 of 71 Restaurants in Aqaba
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Middle Eastern
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night

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Picton, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

We chose this restaurant as we read about it in one of our travel guide books. When we arrived it actually looked like a bit of a dump but we decided to try it and sat outside essentially on the sidewalk. Everyone who was walking down the street walked by our table - free entertainment! We ordered an appetizer or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

The best food I had in aqaba specific grilled shrimps also the daily meal Arabic food the rice is little spicy but amazing

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

iam really so happy because the taxi driver toke us to here I really enjoyed my food especially seafood called denes also the kabab was fantastic

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Toronto, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

My husband is working in Aqaba and this is his absolute home away from home so it was the first place he too us to eat when we came to visit. He eats downstairs so he can chat with the cooks etc but they have a nicer dining area with AC and a balcony upstairs if you prefer that. I... More 

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Aqaba, Jordan
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

The food was teasty and the price was average. The service is excellent. I strongly recommend this restaurant if you would like to eat traditional arabic food.

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Bellingham, Washington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

A little place on one of the side streets...a "local" place. Very good food for a very reasonable price! They have a little outside terrace on the second floor that has an incredible view of the mosque.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Lured by the good reviews, we had dinner here and were not disappointed. The restaurant was nothing to look at but the outside terrace overlooking the mosque and the lights of Eliat was a perfect setting for the seafood spectacle that was to come. We admittedly ordered far too much food but hey, we weren't complaining. The whole fish and... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We were recommended to go to this restaurant by our hotel and we were not sorry! The food was excellent and the chicken in the mixed grill was amazing. The fresh fish and mixed grill were both excellent and the starters were tasty. Service very good.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We searched this place out after seeing the review on Trip Advisor and it was worth the search. It is just behind the Al-Sharif Al-Hussein bin Ali Mosque which is beautifully lit at night and is the prominent view from the balcony seating area (see photo). On arriving we were fearful we had made a mistake, it was a very... More 

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Limeshain
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The starters were very good but the mixed grill was really average. If you run out of money it's a good selection.

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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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