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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very nice plce, offers fine food and shisha but its a little bit expensive in contrast with the local people salaries..

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Thank Fadi A
Damascus, Syria
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Large place restaurant but has charme...............nice food nice drinks I recommend for the local food. Very old buidling

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Thank Maik S
Damascus
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

Very good in all. At Christmas night i share in this evening all my friends and spend very beautiful party with special kind if food and drink .

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1 Thank Inas I
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic Syrian food with a great friendly and warm atmosphere where you feel like you are at home. Great place to meet with friends and family.

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2 Thank Kat92015
Aleppo, Syria
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

What a lovely and cozy place .... It's an old Arabic house in one of the oldest city in the world. The food is excellent, delicious with amazing taste. There is a play ground for kids. Reach with its appetizers, spices and arabic food specially Aleppian ( from Aleppo ). Portion in each meal is more than enough. I love... More 

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Thank Youssef976
Metro Manila, Philippines
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Food was amazing, served with very traditional Damacian way, the serving were enough, you have to try the Sheesha and Chai time, its one of Syrian tradition. Its fantastic :)

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1 Thank Samer-kh22
Damascus, Syria
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 via mobile

The neighborhood guys... the neighborhood girls... the neighborhood men... the neighborhood women... the neighborhood children... The term our neighborhood (Haretna in Arabic) is a daily word for the Damascus and the terms above have been in usage in Damascus for hundreds of years. Whether a Damascene still lives inside the old city's walls or in one of the new quarters... More 

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3 Thank Fadiaj73
Paphos, Cyprus
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

A treat for any traveller to Damascus. very reasonably priced andexcellent quality. service as usual in Damascus was perfect

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1 Thank Bob H H
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35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

This restaurant is so great, I don't even know where to begin. Great food, atmosphere, shisha, and amazing service. Would always love to go back there if I could.

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Thank Fadi90
Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

I love this restaurant...they offer the best hookah on top of their delicious food, you can eat and stay for hours playing cards or watching TV. It is a bit noisy and mainly for friends so if you are looking for a quiet restaurant it would not be Haretna.

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1 Thank Shado1427

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Damascus, Syria
  • Location: Middle East  >  Syria  >  Damascus

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