We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


Lebanese, Mediterranean
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Damascus, Syria
Improve this listing
Add hours for Haretna and help diners know when to go.
+ Add hours
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 28 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 19
  • 7
    Very good
  • 0
  • 1
  • 1
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very good in all...

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 .

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Inas I
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

28 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW 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 .

Thank Inas I
Level Contributor
18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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.

Thank Kat92015
Aleppo, Syria
Level Contributor
13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 

Thank Youssef976
Metro Manila, Philippines
Level Contributor
13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 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 :)

Thank Samer-kh22
Damascus, Syria
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 

1 Thank Fadiaj73
Paphos, Cyprus
Level Contributor
26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
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

1 Thank Bob H H
Level Contributor
49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
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.

Thank Fadi90
Scottsdale, Arizona
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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.

Thank Shado1427
Damascus, Syria
Level Contributor
9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

it's old house veryy beautiful become a resturent full of histories stories ..his food is imazing.

Thank lolo a
Damascus, Syria
Level Contributor
28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2012

Good food and they serve alcohol, reserve before you go on week ends.

Thank ymourtada

Travelers who viewed Haretna also viewed

Damascus, Syria
Damascus, Syria

Been to Haretna? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Damascus, Syria
  • Location: Middle East  >  Syria  >  Damascus

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Haretna staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?