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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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Bethesda, MD
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205 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jafra is one of many good restaurants service Levantine food downtown and has a spacious room as well as enjoyable balcony overlooking the street. The service is quite good, lots of shisha smokers so be prepared for clouds later in the evening. Food choices range across the spectrum of Jordanian and Lebanese specialties. Lots to choose from and tasty treats... More 

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Thank Jean A
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice vintage cafe in Amman-Downtown. A little bit crowded especially over the weekends and if you are not a smoker you will not enjoy it as there is Argeeleh and even if you set in the non-smoking side you will still smell it. They serve really tasty local food especially the (Manaqeesh).

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Thank Majd A
Amman, Jordan
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37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located down town in very old building Passing through narrow stairs to reach the place which had a terrace looking to the main road to view the old Amman City. The positive inside that they had big choice of local food specially the Oven food. The cost of the food is not expensive , also not cheap but affordable They... More 

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Thank abumoo a
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hospitality :1/5 Services :1/5 Food :2/5 Drinks: 2/5 Shisha : 2/5 Price : Avg 15 JOD per person Overall : too bad Comments : need to work harder especially there's alot of cafes in this area and no need to reserve all tables and let the waiter decide where I have to set, I promise the owner it will be... More 

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53 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

ALL I'm Gonna Say is, GET THE CLAY POT CHICKEN! Such an atmosphere to this place. The ancient stairs leading up..... If smoke bothers you, don't bother coming here, or to Jordan!

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Shepton Mallet, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went during Ramadan at dusk. This meant a buffet was on offer. The salads were simply the best I have ever seen or tasted! Excellent for vegetarians or meat eaters alike. 15JD per head plus drinks. I will be back without a doubt - can't wait to eat a la carte at Jafra.

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Thank snelmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Food staff and atmosphere were all excellent. Even though it was Ramadan and therefore the restaurant was technically closed at lunchtime, they still prepared us a fantastic meal

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Thank Maxine M
Hitchin, United Kingdom
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281 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

We arrived hungry at 2pm during Ramadan with a Jordanian friend to an empty restaurant. However, the chef agreed to cook us lunch. We all had food cooked in clay pots served by friendly and professional waiters. The food isn't cheap but it is plentiful and delicious. Our plentiful leftovers were happily packaged up to take home.

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Thank Yvonnenetball
Bogota, Colombia
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167 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Second floor of a busy street in downtown Amman, its very authentic and the food delicious (waiters do their best to speak English). Highly recommended.

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Thank VoyagerPato2014
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

The food is great. An authentic Palestinian place. Nice ambiance and friendly staff. Don't order Pepsi or Coca Cola. This place is part of the BDS movement.

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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, Lebanese, Cafe
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Families with children
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?