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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, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Worth the visit

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
Anne V
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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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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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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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Kiev, Ukraine
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

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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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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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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  • 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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