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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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Gurgaon, India
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Nuremberg, Germany
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a nice place to visit in the heart of Amman where you can see the old Jordan. it is a fantastic place for tourists as most people their are open-minded and they do speak good English. the Place has Shisha so I would not recommend any non smoker to be there or any family with young kids. Their... More 

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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tried and Loved this place for breakfast buffet at fridays very nice place clean and good service and food with alive singer

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Thank Aya N
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a fine restaurant in Amman downtown. There are pictures and english descriptions in the menu book. Service is friendly. They notice what you want.

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Sydney, Australia
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61 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like hookah, this is a great place. Live music each time we went and really quick service. The food was also delicious - from the simple pizzas to the more complex clay pots.

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Thank Saulsgem
Storrington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very popular restaurant, but authentic food and good service. you would need to book in advance, quite noisy music.

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Amman, Jordan
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is beyond a restaurant/cafe, it is a mini-museum. If you like shisha along with authentic Arabic food then this is ur place. I love their manaqeesh and sajiyyeh a lot. If u need to have a different experience, then order one of their clay pots dishes (food cooked in dough-sealed pot).

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Thank Hiba D
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

the place is simply filthy the food is dreadful and the service is worse if that's possible, will never go there again.

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Beijing, China
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118 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

The place is very traditional and great to enjoy a drink, narguile and listen to life music. I love its arabic atmosphere, and especially the terrace, which allows you to see the neighboring streets of Al Balad.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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71 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

This place might be more appreciated by a Westerner who wants to experience the culture and try the local cuisine, for someone who has been to many Arabic restaurants this one is not impressive nor special. The waiters are friendly. The place is just off the main road so very loud, music is loud, the food is not great and... 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
Cafe, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Halal
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
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?