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Jafra

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City Center, Amman, Jordan
064622551
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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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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It has a nice eastern atmosphere, whether the decoration or the music but the place is so full of shisha smoke, so not very enjoyable for people who have problems with smoking.

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Thank manal z
New York
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37 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The waiters are extremely friendly. The food is excellent. This is a great place to relax with friends to enjoy a good meal with a hookah

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Thank browneyes284
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Waiters are very kind, always a smile on their faces. The food is excellent and quite cheap Traditionnal music, a lot of people from everywhere, the ambiance was really good. I really recommend that place if you stay in Amman

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Thank Sonia V
Oxford, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jafra is gem. The staff here are lovely and the atmosphere on a busy night with live music in the background and a view from the balcony is almost unsurpassed in downtown Amman. Added to this, the food is mouthwateringly delicious and had us practically dreaming of Aubergine Fatteh before we finally gave in and returned after our first visit.... More 

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Thank Mazarello
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow I was actually quite impressed from the outside to the inside. The Service was the fastest I have ever had in any country. The Staff was very friendly and accommodating. Jordanians made no qualms about an American Couple in their presents and barely passed in noticing. This is for romantic dinners for two all the way to a family... More 

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Thank Moparman83
Amman, Jordan
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41 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow, I have tried this restaurant few times, last time was in Ramadan, I had late meal along with my wife, they have a nice variety of oriental food, they have excellent service, nice view for the old city of old Amman down town, neat and clean restaurant

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Thank KAG66
Doha, Qatar
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59 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited with my cousins and they loved the place. It is artsy and is decorated to look like an "intellectual" space - except it is probably is not. Lovely place and the cousins loved it. Their manaqeesh are heavenly, and the service is very good.

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Thank Sarah A
Sumter, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great service and excellent food. The staff was prompt and once we ordered, we got our food very fast. I recommend ordering something off the "Clay pot" section. Their humus was also excellent. Finally, the prices were reasonable for the serving size.

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Thank RML1672
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this place, It is just in the center of the Amman city. It's like they serve you the Middle Eastern culture in one sitting. The designs and decor of the restaurant is very traditional and old fashioned.Joyous and festive.The place is old but it adds up to the amazing historic vibe of it. Friendly and attentive servers. Amazed... More 

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Thank Aly M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Jafra restaurant or cafe is in downtown and knows as the antique place In Amman. It has a lot of Mediterranean cuisine and its beautiful to spend a morning or evening there. The only issue they have is when the restaurant is packed, the service is poor and if you like shisha I would not recommend this place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Middle Eastern, Halal, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic
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: 064622551

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