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All 42 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
  • Spanish first
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

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
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

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
9 helpful votes 9 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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20 reviews 20 reviews
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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
30 helpful votes 30 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Bredene, Belgium
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Because of the recommendation in the Rough Guides we took diner at this place. I think it's a place where both tourists and locals eat. It's not a luxurious place, but it's clean and the food was good. It's far better (and cheaper!) than most of the touristic restaurants at Petra's entrance.

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san diego
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76 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We asked our bellboy where to get a good shawarma and he recommended this restaurant. We ordered the plate and wow! We could have shared it and had some left over. That didn't stop us from making every attempt to eat the entire plate of food. I will be back there again, and again, and again.

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