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All 43 Petra - Wadi Musa Restaurants

Al-Arabi Restaurant

| Near the roundabout, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
962-3-215-7661
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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  • Arabic first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Russian first
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Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
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564 reviews 564 reviews
378 restaurant reviews
252 helpful votes 252 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

The fact that they charge 1 full dinar for a falafel sandwich (literally 4x as much as most falafel sandwiches in Jordan) says it all to me. I've eaten here in hypoglycemic emergencies, willing to fork over my hard-earned $1.50 for a quick fix, but am always, always disappointed. The falafel is cold and not fresh, and we've been known... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Not trying to be anything it isn't - which is basically a decent grill and kebab shop - we found the food tasty and well cooked at a good price and a great find in Wadi Musa (where options are a little limited!). Everything you'd expect - grilled chicken, flat breads, tabouleh and local food - in a no-frills but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We loved the moutabel, the falafel and the kebabs. Service was very nice, and not very touristy. Locals were also buying their food here.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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75 reviews 75 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

I had head about this place, for other travelers . . but found it to be a bad quality for the price. I can get a better kebab her in Copenhagen for a cheaper price.

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Zagreb, Croatia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

While planning our trip in Jordan we stumbled on this place on the web but as we had more than one place we found and in which we thought of eating we decided to go in Petra and ask locals where we should have our dinner/s. We asked few people and vast majority of them had pointed us in direction... More 

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Geel, Belgium
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6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Nice and simple budget restaurant in the city center of Wadi Moussa, the menu is in english, waiters are friendly... The restaurant place is quite small, the lamb was nice... The food is simple jordanian food (Fattoush salad, shish kebap, kebap...). The falafels were excellent, better than in Hashem in Amman...

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London, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I like the chicken on grill very well. They have fresh humus and the motabal is soooo great. Love this place clean and nice staff

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Leuven
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54 reviews 54 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Visited this place based on the good comments on Tripadvisor. We ate here the night we arrived in Wadi Musa. I myself got sick the same night and almost had to stay in bed the next day. My wife got sick while we were hiking around Petra. I believe the Al-Arabi does not serve fresh food. Would recommend to stay... More 

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Netherlands
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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This place was recommended to us by a local. A simple eatery with great local cuisine. Portions are big and the quality is good. BBQ and fresh juice! A perfect way to end a day in Petra.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Pros -Very large portions -Average price Cons -Not so good lentil soup #############################

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Address: | Near the roundabout, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
Phone Number: 962-3-215-7661
Location: Middle East  >  Jordan  >  Ma'in Governorate  >  Petra - Wadi Musa

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