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Tripoli Old city, Marcus Aurelius Arch, Tripoli, Libya
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good50%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“clay pot” (9 reviews)
“roman arch” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Tripoli Old city, Marcus Aurelius Arch, Tripoli, Libya
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Reviewed January 30, 2017

Right next to Aurelius Arch with lots of stone ruins about. Beautiful lights at night. Had the baby camel in the sealed clay pot that they break in front of you. It was quite good. We ate here back in 2010.

Thank RandRabroad
Reviewed November 16, 2016

AMAZING.The atmposhere is awsom, the Roman arch is at least 2000 yrs old, Beautiful place & The setting and the surroundings are surreal, recommended for family and for couples.

Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place and the food is absolutely delicious. The setting and the surroundings are surreal, recommended for family and for couples.

Thank Sara A
Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Awesome place!! Good service and delicious libyan food.. Very nice ambiance and view outside the restaurant..👍👍👍

Thank Yami P
Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

The quantity and quality of food have made this restaurant very popular. I eat in Al-Athar once a month because of its Libyan cuisine. Big servings, affordable price and Libyan atmosphere.

Thank MJPalmares
Reviewed January 25, 2016

one of the best restaurant in the old city of Tripoli Libya mixed between nice food and the old city of Tripoli nice food very friendly waiters and good chef you can see the MArco Aurrelius Arch special dish Jara with lamp and they have...More

Thank Samehliverpool65
Reviewed October 26, 2015

The atmposhere is awsom, the Roman arch is at least 2000 yrs old, food is good, do not miss to vedio the Jar when they break it;

Thank Arif63
Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

One of the best restaurants in Tripoli. With live music and nice view of arch of Marcus. The place is clean and the service is perfect and they have delicious food. Especially don't forget to try the jarrah.

1  Thank SAF13
Reviewed August 12, 2015

That's right this is indeed a restaurant within the ancient ruins of a Roman city. They serve up traditional Libyan fare including baby camel cooked in a clay pot which they break in front of you!, come here at night the atmosphere is fantastic.... only...More

Thank Stephengollan
Reviewed March 17, 2015

it is a nice place to go for the warm summer nights. the food is pretty good and the value for money is average. but the atmosphere is what makes the place

Thank Quacker29
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Nearby Attractions
The Arch of Marcus Aurelius
70 reviews
.01 miles away
Gurgi Mosque
5 reviews
.09 miles away
Tripoli's Red Castle (Assai al-Hamra)
22 reviews
.38 miles away
Nalut ruins
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.60 miles away
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tripoli Old city, Marcus Aurelius Arch, Tripoli, Libya
  • Location: Africa  >  Libya  >  Tripoli District  >  Tripoli
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