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Erbil, Iraq
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Gluttons paradise! :)

A typical Iraqi restuarant that functions in an industrialised manner. I would strongly recommend that you go here when your the most hungry otherwise you would not do justice to the service and the food. Be aware of the fact that appetizer is a meal in itself, so make sure you have room for the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 7, 2013
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Geneva, Switzerland
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Calgary, Canada
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93 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Just like the other restaurant (Dawa 2), this one is amazing and a fun experience. There are so many different kind if food that you will find something to go crazy over.

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Erbil, Iraq
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6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

I did not like the food, nor the service, I would not go back there, they serve you food and meet non stop, but all is oily, and tasteless

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Agra, India
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67 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

This restaurant has some good interiors & plush furnishing. BUt on food side it doesn't really offer you much in vegetarian stuff. Kurdish food lovers are best fit here.

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Vienna, Austria
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

For me Dawa is serving too much food (meat). Who is eating so much??? The process of serving the food must have an order, but in our case everything was brought almost at the same time or we had to wait, so everything got mixed up. However, if you go, you shouldn't have eaten for three days ... It is... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

A typical Iraqi restuarant that functions in an industrialised manner. I would strongly recommend that you go here when your the most hungry otherwise you would not do justice to the service and the food. Be aware of the fact that appetizer is a meal in itself, so make sure you have room for the main course. I am glad... More 

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Brescia, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

I have been at the Dawa for dinner. They have amazing food but it is all meat, so it is not reccomendable for vegetarians and non meat-eaters. The ambience is very nice and they give you so much food that you will not eat for the following two days!

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Santorini, Greece
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

I have been in both DAWA restaurants: Interesting but big, crowded, and noisy places! Although it is visited mainly by locals, it feels like a "tourists" restaurant in Southern Europe! I felt like I was in an eating "factory"! I think either you will love or you will hate this place! But is expensive for this part of the world!... More 

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Reading
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

this place is about eating as much as you can, and it keeps coming, to much for me, not for my pallatte. A busy place

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Duhok, Iraq
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94 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

food is very normal and average, price is little high, the service is good but some of the staff should be educated to know what does the word client mean.

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sulimany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

the food quality differs in winter than in summer may be because less tourism but it should be the same i guess . but still one of the best resturants in erbil this review is to encourage development

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Address: Erbil, Iraq
Location: Middle East  >  Iraq  >  Erbil Province  >  Erbil
Cuisine: Middle Eastern

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  • Address: Erbil, Iraq
  • Location: Middle East  >  Iraq  >  Erbil Province  >  Erbil

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Middle Eastern

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