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Shams El Balad

Mu'ath Bin Jabal Street 69 | Al-Rainbow Street, Amman 11181, Jordan
+962 6 465 1150
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (26 reviews)
“bread” (11 reviews)
“eggplant” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Mu'ath Bin Jabal Street 69 | Al-Rainbow Street, Amman 11181, Jordan
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1 - 10 of 158 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing proud local vegetarian and vegan food. Just go there for a long lunch and sip some wine while enjoying delicious food.

Thank olgad195
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Blessed to have this next to work, it literally saves my day! Trying out their seasonal salads is my daily habit, the fusion food they improvise can never go wrong. Quite authentic with an exotic twist! My favorites are fattoush, sundried tomatoes with cheese wrap,...More

Thank hibad2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful atmosphere in a converted multi-story house. Lots of creative, eclectic touches. The food is superb. Went with a group of people and tried about ten dishes - each one with distinct, fresh-tasing flavors. They now serve alcohol which is great. The service was friendly...More

Thank msmesopotamia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must stop for brunch and supper. Food is beyond delicious, staff wonderful, and the view over Amman from the balcony is beautiful.

Thank nikimcCanada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Must go. After two long days of walking in Amman, this was the perfect place to sit back and relax among the olive trees. Lovely floral interior, great food and amazing staff. We tried the eggplant Taboon and later, the seasonal pudding with pomegrenate and...More

Thank Raquel P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place is very nice, the food is really good And the prices are reasonable There is parking place The location is not so clear, so need to be careful

Thank D-alim1987
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really creative, home style cooking ....designed to be shared. Have the strawberry lemonade but ask them to add mint! And the kufta bala kufta...well, i could have eaten the whole tray. Excellent value for money too.

Thank Global80690
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second visit to Sham's Restaurant and this time I bought my family. Unfortunately it was too cold to sit outside and the front area was closed, therefore we sat inside. What a lovely building! The food was lovely as usual with lots...More

Thank Luke H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went w a friend who is new to Jordan and he proclaimed it the best meal he had had in Amman. Very fresh and creative. The shop next door is a gem as well.

Thank JenniferO1591
Reviewed October 15, 2018

We were seated immediately and our order came in promptly. The kids loved the food and the manager was very attentive after we told her about our son's allergy.

Thank Nashmiyya
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mu'ath Bin Jabal Street 69 | Al-Rainbow Street, Amman 11181, Jordan
  • Location: Middle East  >  Jordan  >  Amman Governorate  >  Amman
  • Phone Number: +962 6 465 1150
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