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Formosa Chinese Restaurant

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Aqaba Gateway, Aqaba 77110, Jordan
+ 962-3-206-0098
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 68
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent

good and healthy food, Nice staff , I like to have dinner there and i advice every one to try the food.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Aqaba, Jordan
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
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Aqaba, Jordan
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

good and healthy food, Nice staff , I like to have dinner there and i advice every one to try the food.

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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 one of two Chinese restaurants in the town. This one is located in the Gateway (next to McDonalds). The interior setting and atmosphere is nice and the service is okay. The food has always tasted great. It is a little more pricey than the other Chinese restaurant, but the level of service is better.

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Love it, liked the owners of this restaurant. They are very friendly with a great service and atmosphere. Highly Recommended!

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Petra, Ma, Jordan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I am a New Zealander living in Wadi Musa/Petra and really miss international food and we always come and eat here when in AQaba - great food, good price, friendly staff and you can get a beer.

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Doha, Qatar
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

After reading the mixed reviews on TA, was a bit undecided as to whether to go there or not. Glad I did. It was early in the evening, so not especially busy. Starter was good, Crispy Chilli Beef was excellent.Large portion of Egg Fried. Don't go for the house white wine, unless you like it on the sweet side. Would... More 

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Amman, Jordan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Disgusting food. Cannot believe the previous reviews-very poor quality and a complete waste of money the food does not represent proper Chinese Food.

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Jerusalem District, Israel
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed this restaurant. Most dishes were excellent. The hot and sour is very sour. Recommended. Will come again.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Pleasantly surprised to find authentic Chinese food In this part of the world. Cosy place located in city centre. Within walking distance to many big hotels .

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

My wife and I organized a 9-day trip to Jordan and planned to spend 2 nights in Aqaba. A friend as passionate about gastronomy as we are, recommended us to visit Formosa if we had the chance. We arrived to Aqaba late in the afternoon and we easily identified the Formosa restaurant yet tired from the Kings Highway, we headed... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

My family of four (kids 4 y/o and 19 months) visited Formosa after my wife saw good reviews on trip advisor. We were expecting good things and they delivered. It's a small dining room, and we saw several tables were already reserved when we showed up around 5:30 pm. Thankfully, this is so early for Jordan that we had the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Aqaba Gateway, Aqaba 77110, Jordan
  • Location: Middle East  >  Jordan  >  Al Aqabah Governorate  >  Aqaba
  • Phone Number: + 962-3-206-0098

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 25
  • Cuisine: Chinese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Doing business, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?