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Bandar Aden

#75 of 708 Restaurants in Doha
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Souq Waqif, Doha, Qatar
+974 4437 5503
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a bit of an institution, it's the best place for Yemeni food in Doha. I have visited it for breakfast, lunch and dinner but usually take breakfast there on weekends. A group of 8 of us ordered spicy tuna, foul, liver .The Yemeni breads are the best . We enjoyed the food immensely. You generally should not... More 

Thank Nael C
County Dublin, Ireland
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

I was brought here by a friend and have visited several times since. The location is great - just off the main thoroughfare of Souq Waqif, a great place to stop when you work up an appetite from the shopping and sightseeing. The food is so tasty and unbelievably cheap. You can get stewed curries, roasted meat, rice, fresh flat... More 

Thank Máire C
Muscat, Oman
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144 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

I heard a lot from a friend about this restaurant, and I was expecting some excellent Yamani food, but I found the food presented was average, I mean in this location (Souq Waqif) the food must be outstanding. however, the bread was great as they serve it hot, and its a busy place with a nice seating area.

Thank Mohannad B
Doha, Qatar
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

This is my first visit here. Truly enjoy their food. I may not know how to pronounce them, but I surely enjoy them. Service are fast and the waiters are helpful. Not to mention their reasonable price.. Overall good experience and will definitely come again. Next trip..soon

Thank shahida33
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Wow, was taken to this restaurant by a family friend. Very busy, but was not disappointed. The meat is just to die for, just melts in your mouth, superbly cooked. Will return.

Thank Alistair M
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

I went multiple times to this restaurant in Souq Waqif, I like it and I like it's simplicity and the friendly staff, You feel you are in Yemen in everything.. The waiters and their original Yemeni dress, the atmosphere and the Food. The meals are huge which easily makes two persons full in spite of the cheap price if you... More 

Thank Mushreq
Doha, Qatar
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

unbelievable dishes. I go there every month. everything they serve is great. rice dishes and fahsa. they are all great.

Thank sanad s
Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

Our group of 6 had arrived in Doha that morning and were keen to explore the souqs. A friendly Nepalese shopkeeper recommended Bandar Aden as excellent Yemeni food and he was right. At first glance the restaurant is a little ordinary but very quickly we were shown to a little raised area of our own with carpets and cushions to... More 

Thank avtrav4
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

We are family of Six and we rarely agree anything together, but this restaurant, we have all agreed that it was best food we had in Doha. We are visiting here for family vacation, from Western NY and in my opinion if you visit Doha you must visit this restaurant. For me, it will be worth coming back to Doha... More 

Thank Mohamed Said A
Boulder, Colorado
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800 reviews
324 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016

Once we found this restaurant through the friendly help of the souq's shopkeepers, we totally enjoyed this Yemeni food. Looked like a place that locals eat, service was hectic but friendly and adequate. The food wasn't "adequate", it was over the top abundant, and we wished we'd only ordered one meal to split. The bread was really fresh, hot and... More 

Thank Miriahm D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Middle Eastern, Halal
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Souq Waqif, Doha, Qatar
  • Location: Middle East  >  Qatar  >  Doha
  • Phone Number: +974 4437 5503
It's Yemenian Restaurant

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?