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al nahda street | at Captains Hotel, Aqaba 77110, Jordan
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 68
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  • 18
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  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Recommended

Eaten here twice with work colleagues while working in aqaba and would recommend for good Jordanian food. Nice coffee lounge upstairs as well.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 10, 2015
AdeWaite
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Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
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35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

But still worth your time, if you want a clean and safe place to eat local seafood, then you have it.

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Amman Governorate, Jordan
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

One of the oldest landmark traditional informal restaurants in the Aqaba, it serves simple delicious authentic food

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

It was a very nice menu and variarity of the dishes. Good service and the food was really good. Especially the local lamb dish we asked them to prepare for us a day in advance.

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Virginia
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Immediately after checking into our hotel that was just across the street from Captains, we were on a mission for food that ended in Captains dining room. We were there around 11am on a Saturday so it was basically empty, but the hamburgers were delicious. I know I know, I can get a burger in America, why go all the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

One of my favourite restaurant in Aqaba .... Sooo delicious If you want to vist swabs don't miss this restaurant

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Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Eaten here twice with work colleagues while working in aqaba and would recommend for good Jordanian food. Nice coffee lounge upstairs as well.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

A couple recommended this restaurant and said it served good food and was a great value for money. They were right! The fish was great and the lemony sauce was amazing on it. Fattoush was good and fresh. The prices weren't bad too and their menu has western meals and local ones like grilled meats. Would recommend it.

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Oslo, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We had a typical Jordanian lamb-dish with rice, which was not to our liking. The service was allright. We were almost alone in the restaurant.

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Amman, Jordan
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

The food is deliciouce, clean, but expensive a bit. Workers are nice and calm. I always welcome getting back there...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Famous for seafood and for good reason. Grilled calamari was excellent, although it got cold quite fast due to the aircon. You must have at least one thing to complain about, apparantly...

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: al nahda street | at Captains Hotel, Aqaba 77110, Jordan
  • Location: Middle East  >  Jordan  >  Al Aqabah Governorate  >  Aqaba

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups

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