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Aqaba Gateway | P.O. Box 508, 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: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 62
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  • 31
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Chinese food in Aqaba

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
Kodo1
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Arlington, Virginia
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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Arlington, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

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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kent
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48 reviews 48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Great tasting Chinese, faultless friendly service, a little pricey but worth it, let's face it everything in Jordan is expensive !

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Amsterdam
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

After five days of eating Arabic food, we were looking for some nice spicy chinese and Formosa was just exactly that. Nice cosy little restaurant with good service. Don't expect gourmet chinese but it is great value for money...the garlic fish and the crispy beef were awesome apart from the other dishes like sweet and sour chicken, Kung pao chicken,... More 

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San Francisco, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Because we had been travelling for 3 weeks by the time we arrived, we were famished for some quality Chinese food. Formosa more than lived up to our hopes. It's centrally located with friendly staff (we asked for the AC to be turned down, and it was immediately done), and the food is great and moderately priced. We ordered the... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I had the crispy half peking duck and it was a little dry and I payed around 12/14 JD and had only the meat, anything I wanted in addition I had to order on the side and it got expensive in the end. The springrolls was tasty and so was the soya mix served with.

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Vienna Region, Austria
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

i went there because one of my friends recommend it to me, and it was the best Peking duck ever :) as well the staff is very friendly and it is walking distance 5 minutes, from the hotel where i stayed.

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Finland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Great food and nice staff, visited 3 times during our week in Aqaba. My favourite was the tofu formosa with fried rice + a Budweiser! ;)

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Limeshain
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We had differnt chicken dishes with noodles and rice and it's a nice change after some days of arab kitchen. Garlic chicken was particulary good.

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Amman, Jordan
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43 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We stayed at Tala Bay but drove into Aqaba based on other Trip Advisor reviews of this restaurant. We were very pleased with that choice, as it was well worth the 15-minute drive back into town. We have enjoyed Chinese food the world over, and have to say this place is right up there with the best. Liked the atmosphere... More 

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Reading, England, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We had a very pleasant evening at this restaurant and the food was excellent. Staff were very friendly and the food was authentic.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Aqaba Gateway | P.O. Box 508, 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: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
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?