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Damascus, Syria
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2014

I went here with a friend recently and the staff were very pleasant and helpful. They invited us into the kitchen to see the dishes of the day. We chose a varied selection which was tasty and good portions. The restaurant is elegantly but simply decorated with a relaxed atmosphere It looks like people drop in from the office or... More 

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Thank auntiebeeb
Damascus, Syria
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2013

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Thank maheratosa m
Damascus, Syria
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2013

Abu Kamal resturant is the best resturant in damascus downtown area.syrian meals are very tasty.good food cleen and good serves with nice atmosfer

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Amman, Jordan
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2012

good food cleen and good serves with nice atmosfer

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Thank mahmoud a
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2010

This is an old resturant, close to some near by hotels. Food quality is average, I have orderd some grilled lamb meat , Tabbolleh, grape leaves and soup, meat was not tender at all, although it should be, tabbolleh needed extar olive oil, soup was almost cold. There are many resturants in Damascus to, go to this one if you... More 

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Khartoum, Sudan
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2010

We had lunch once at Abu Kamal, it is a nice restaurant, if you go make sure to sit by the windows, they are facing an intersection so you can people watch, Car watch (Since they have very nice cars), and the nature is nice in the background. Like I said we went after the regular lunch time, it was... More 

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Thank MoSh10
baghdad,iraq
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145 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2010

I went there twice before and whatever I would say is not enough exemplary food and service BUT 2 points I have noticed 1- It can be crowded at lunchtime especially on weekends Fridays here so the service would be be somewhat slower yet the food is worth waiting for. 2- It should not be mixed with Kamal restaurant which... More 

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istanbul
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1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2010

one of the best restaurants in damascus. it also has a commanding view of the city life

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New York, NY
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2009

I greatly enjoyed my two visits to Abu Kamal restaurant, where, as with many upscale restaurants in Damascus, one was hard put to spend 500 Syrian Lira (about $10 USD in June 2009, Exchange rate=47 S.L.=1 USD) for a feast - it took effort to eat our way through that much money, and we ate well, in terms of both... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Damascus, Syria
  • Location: Middle East  >  Syria  >  Damascus

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?