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Al-Shami

Al Raghadan street, Aqaba, Jordan
(03) 201-6107
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Ranked #4 of 69 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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Amman, Jordan
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Basic food a little bit oily, service is ok, famous but there is better in the city, value of money , I don't go there anymore

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New Sweden, Maine
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Went into Three Steps just to check out the menu but ended up staying. Very good indeed. Their home-made bread is excellent, all food home cooked and well presented. Good value. The owner really cares!

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London, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This was the best food I had anywhere in Jordan, and the view during sunset is the best as it looks out to the Red Sea, but come early to get an outdoor seat or sit by the window

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Perth, Australia
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134 reviews 134 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Rated number 1, but not that great. No one was eating at the restaurant, the food was good but not amazing.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Good Resturant. The meat and fish dishes were good. Great view at sunset time. First dish took some time to arrive.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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52 reviews 52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

From the outside it looks like a place you should avoid. But get a seat in the upper floor, and you will be served great local dishes at reasonable prices. And good service, too. Upper floor has outdoor seatings too, with a view of the mosque and sea.

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danbenjoseph
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88 reviews 88 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

This is a local restaurant in the center of town. Very clean and there is nice view from the second floor balcony. What is important is that the food is simply fantastic. There is a huge selection of local favorites and the grilled meats are just fabulous. Prices are low as well which makes this place a great value too.... More

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Carcassonne, France
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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Our first night in Aqaba we stopped at this cafe/restaurant to eat and were very happy with the food and the service. We sat in the street watching life go past - just good fun with little outlay.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

The location, the view(the mosque and Eliat, Israel) and the service is good but the taste of the foods was not good enough. There are other local restaurants where you can have more option and delicious foods. The local tea with mint at the end of the dinner should be asked and tried. Different experience

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Things to consider ordering: Shrimp (mammoth-sized!), Mensef (real tangy!), Kinafa (always served warm!), and their mint-infused lemonade (if you haven't tried it yet, you're really missing out!). Everything there is really good, but their shrimp is world famous! Best hole-in-the-wall food joint in Aqaba!

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