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Villa #224/1 on 15th between | 2nd/Airport and 24th/Al Karamah, Abu Dhabi P.O.Box 59623, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 643 9699
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8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Cape Town
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing deco filled with books. Popped in for chae karak and date biscuits after dinner. Very trendy layout, celebrating Arabic and Turkish them. Great place to just read a book and enjoy the tea and treats.

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Thank Tourlink13
Doha, Qatar
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52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of my favourites in Abu Dhabi - great for breakfast, lunch and dinner and brunch is very well done and reasonably priced. Great artwork and a great place to take someone.

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1 Thank Peteski2016
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place, kind staf, pleasant atmosphere, excellent food, great selection of coffee and tea... Definitely "must visit" in Abu Dhabi!

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1 Thank Brankica S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I couldn't think of a better way to finish the end of school day.Wonderful ambiance at Cafe Arabia.I feel like I just want to stay and have a read all afternoon.Excellent service,friendly staff and delicious food.Arabic decor for Eid is relaxing and inviting.Well done all and continued success.Merci

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Thank Yvonne F
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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175 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 620 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Cafe Arabia is a hidden gem just off Airport road, situated in a Villa converted into a restaurant / Cafe with great setting, wonderful atmosphere and delicious food. A group of us went there for the traditional 'Iftar' or breaking of the fast and was treated to a lovely three course meal. The Cafe serves continental, Arabic and Moroccan... More 

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4 Thank Binu A
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly but slow service, the food was OK but not outstanding. Coffee and walnut cake was very moist but did not really taste of coffee. The decor and atmosphere were nice. Try it if you are looking for something different than all the restaurant chains you can find in AD

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Thank FMQ2013
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Great hospitality , amaizing decoretion indoor , variety on menu , quality services. Thank you Cafe Arabia for giving this warm welcome to your visitors !

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Thank CAMELIA T
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

THE PLACE IS EXCLUSIVELY DESIGNED IN THE ARABIC THEME , A MUST GO FOR EVERY ONE THE FOOD WAS FRESH THE SERVICE WAS FINE TOO ALL WAS GOOD , GOOD MANAGEMENT .CHEERS, one must definetely visit the place , to have a wonderful experience through,and must try the tea or all hot beverages especially,its good to see the arabic lterature... More 

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Thank Maddy990999
Newcastle upon Tyne UK
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Tavi provided an excellent service and the food was very traditional and so tasty. We would highly recommend this place for friends and families.

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Thank AmyC17
WithAida, Owner at Cafe Arabia, responded to this review

Thank you Amy ❤️❤️❤️ We are very happy you enjoyed our family setting Iftar, we will be waiting for you to visit again during Ramadan, we are open during day time, from 8:00 am and remember our menu changes daily for Iftar. So see you soon. ❤️😍😍❤️ Aida More 

Kayseri, Turkey
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Cafe Arabia is one of a few restaurants open before iftar time. Because of Ramadan, we were seated upstairs....this is not a complaint....I wanted to let others know what to expect if they come during Ramadan. The decor was interesting and relaxed. The food was delicious and plentiful. If the service had been better, I would have given 5 stars.... More 

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Thank Maria I
WithAida, Owner at Cafe Arabia, responded to this review

Dear Maria, We all want to apologize for the blunder of tea !🙈 But we are sure it's a one off! We promise to earn the five stars on your return visit❤️❤️. 🎉🎈🎊❤️🎉🎈⭐️😍❤️ We are very happy you shared with us your lovely review. We love to see you many more times. The roof top terrace over looking the garden... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$14 - $74
Cuisine
Moroccan, Cafe, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Villa #224/1 on 15th between | 2nd/Airport and 24th/Al Karamah, Abu Dhabi P.O.Box 59623, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 643 9699
Description
Cafe Arabia is a cultural venue, with three floors featuring Middle eastern culture, Art, English and Arabic library, open roof top terrace with seasonal events, grills, and The first floor Gallery. Food is freshly made to order ,family style meals, fusion and traditional hand me down recipes from family and friends. Our drinks are all made to order. We have perfect space for both business events and personal events . Cafe floors can be fully reserved for functions, we have a catering department ready to cater for all your events. Casual dinning

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