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Jafra

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City Center, Amman, Jordan
+962 6 462 2551
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10:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 1:00 am
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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommended by my Jordanian friend, I made sure I visited here and was not disappointed. Great food, thoroughly enjoyed it, great shisha, had dessert too, enjoyed the live music and atmosphere. It is buzzing with the locals and always busy. I had the pleasure to return a second time just for shisha and smoothie which wasn't that great but nonetheless... More 

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Thank Irami
Amman, Jordan
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After walking around in downtown Amman, my husband and I had a very tasty traditional Jordanian breakfast at Jafra. The food (hummus, foul, manakesh, olives) was really tasty. The service was very good , and waiters are very friendly. I also loved the rustic atmosphere of the restaurant. I think it is very much worth the visit. I will definitely... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't smoke, but I enjoyed my visit there. Most people there smoke Shisha (flavoured tobacco), and there was a big cloud of smoke inside.

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Thank Qasem_N
Paris, France
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place ! The atmosphere is local , with all shisha smoking around. The food is really good - we recommend you to try the lamb and the fattah (or ask to waiters they have good advice!) . The waiters are so nice ! (I lost my my phone and they help me very kindly to find it - okay... More 

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Nairobi
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113 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One thing I came to learn here is that if you're dining out in Amman, be prepared to do so in a cloud of 'colourfully' flavored hashish smoke. Every other patron is smoking on one. Disregarding that fact, the food was amazing. We were four in our party and intuitively ordered for three. Our intuition paid off, we were served... More 

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Rawalpindi, Pakistan
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135 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

Thought the restaurant has some good ambiance, good space, reasonable prices and good heating arrangements however has also some not so good aspects which include; 1. Bad internet connection, 2. Some menu items were not available, 3. One of the dish we ordered was not good cooked. 4. The quantity was just ok. For a change, well you can try.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

We went to Jafra with our friend from Amman. It was really good food, reasonable prices, local Music. It was also a good mix of locals, men and woman and tourists. Would really recommend to go there!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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67 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

This was my friend and I's first stop in Downtown Amman after a flight in from Dubai. We simply typed in best shisha cafe in Amman and this popped up. It has a lovely old fashioned feel with old pictures and paintings framed and arranged on this 2nd floor restaurant. The food was very nice, although a little overpriced (however... More 

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Staines, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

We found this restauarant by chance and were really glad we did. We were impressed by the choice and quality of the food. The service was great and we sat out on the little balcony in the fresh air. Not something we could do in November at home. We chose all the local favourites as it was our first meal... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016

This is an old style cafe just above an Arab bath for men. As you quickly walk up the steps near the bath, you have the map of the Arab world looking down at you. Pots, old vessels, coffee tumblers and various other knick-knacks make the entrance of Jafra. The walls are covered with drawings, photos from the past. So,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: City Center, Amman, Jordan
  • Location: Middle East  >  Jordan  >  Amman Governorate  >  Amman
  • Phone Number: +962 6 462 2551

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?