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Formosa Chinese Restaurant

Aqaba Gateway | P.O. Box 508, Aqaba 77110, Jordan
+ 962-3-206-0098
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Ranked #9 of 69 Restaurants in Aqaba
Price range: $8 - $25
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Chinese
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

although ive not eaten here me and some friends would come here for an alcoholic drink as they are open later. we were however always given compliamentary homemade chinese style pickles to nibble whilst we drank and these i found to be very tasty! the owners are very friendly and welcoming and i feel very comfortable. the only criticism i... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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342 reviews 342 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
427 helpful votes 427 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Food is average at best. Ambiance as well. Service was fine. Biggest problem were the runs the next day. Could have done without those. Eat here at your own risk.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This restaurant is like the waiting area of a Chinese takeaway...with tables. Located in the aqaba gateway behind McDonald's it lacks atmosphere. Having ordered the lemon chicken it came with a type of batter that I would normally find on pineapple fritters. The dual menu system is interesting though where you can browse photos of the dishes but in this... More

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Aqaba, Jordan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Great place . Good service great atmosphere very welcoming and nice people , delicious food ... I require this place for the visitors of aqaba ....

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

This is a good Chinese Restaurant with high quality food and preparation, sensible presentation, fair prices. Located within walking distance of most hotels also. Worth the visit when you are in Aqaba. That being said, it still allows smoking, despite public bans. Jordan's population is about 30 percent addicted to heavy smoking, and they are non-compliant with regulations. They spread... More

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Dubai
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

This place is a jewel. Good Asian cuisine at reasonable prices. You will be delighted with their entrees. Their Schezwan eggplant is a spicy and succulent entree that you won't be disappointed with, especially if you want to try eggplant like you've never had before. Nice decor and ambiance as well.

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Lincolnshire
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Good food nice atmosphere just a pity the toilets are public and outside and disgusting. It has a good selection of Chinese food to suit everybody so if you are in Aqaba give it a try

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Sonoma County, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

I am a huge Chinese food fan, and make it a point to search out these restaurants around the globe. We found Formosa in TripAdvisor and gave it a try. The menu and flavors would be familiar to anyone who frequents Chinese restaurants in the US, but the food, service and ambience were WAY above average. The staff was very... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Formosa is the best Chinese food restaurant in Aqaba, good quality of food, good service, hospital owners, really must visit during your stay in Aqaba.

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Amman, Jordan
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Okay, when I say this is authentic, you can trust me! I am Chinese! This is the best Chinese food we had in Jordan. We live in Amman and have tried just about every Chinese restaurants here. But, none of them really came close. If you are in Aqaba and want a Chinese food fix, go to Formosa and enjoy... More

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