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Al Shami Restaurant is one of the best Restaurant in Aqaba, We offer The best Middle east Cuisine The Restaurant offers out door & Indoor Seating with stunning view of the Red Sea of Aqaba. Guest Satisfaction is our Goal.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Middle Eastern
FEATURES
Delivery, Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Table Service
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All reviews hummus fish lamb chops kebab mixed grill shrimp rice juice local food delicious food nice view recommend this place place to eat great restaurant balcony essam sapri
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Delicious tradicional Jordan food, good prices and nice service. Highly recomeneded! If you want to try Jordanian cousine while visiting Acaba, this should be on your "list visit" list :)More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Mohammad Al Baz, Owner at Al-Shami, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Greetings from al shami restaurant team.thank you for giving us a perfect rate and taking time to write us review. Iam glade that you had a great time in our restaurant. It's our pleasure to hear such a very nice compliments from lovely guests like...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing place! Each of the adults in our family had a dish that we agreed was one of the best versions of that dish we had ever had. Al Shami had amazing fish, meat, and appetizers. Everything was seasoned in unique and delicious ways, and...the appetizers were fantastic. We asked the waiter for a sampler of appetizers, and he didn’t disappoint. The grilled fish was a highlight, as was the bread and the fattoush salad.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Mohammad Al Baz, Owner at Al-Shami, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Greetings from al shami restaurant team.thank you for giving us a perfect rate and taking time to write us review. Iam glade that you had a great time in our restaurant. It's our pleasure to hear such a very nice compliments from lovely guests like...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice old restaurant in the centre of Aqaba. The restaurant has a balcony where you enjoy your mean looking at the mosque. I really enjoyed the fish I ordered, so much I returned the following day. The staff is friendly and very...fast. They also gave us some snacks as complementary. Prices are cheap for the portions you get.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Mohammad Al Baz, Owner at Al-Shami, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Greetings from al shami restaurant team.thank you for giving us a perfect rate and taking time to write us review. Iam glade that you had a great time in our restaurant. It's our pleasure to hear such a very nice compliments from lovely guests like...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect for the lunch, the meat, sides and fresh juices are a blast! Special mention for the kebab and the lemon mint juice i highly recommend.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Mohammad Al Baz, Owner at Al-Shami, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Greetings from al shami restaurant team.thank you for giving us a perfect rate and taking time to write us review. Iam glade that you had a great time in our restaurant. It's our pleasure to hear such a very nice compliments from lovely guests like...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent local food served by a very friendly staff. Grilled or marinated fish are fresh and very well cooked. Excellent value for money. Dinner on the terrasse with view on the mosq is a must. I strongly recommend Al Shami RestaurantMore

Date of visit: May 2022
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Mohammad Al Baz, Owner at Al-Shami, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Greetings from al shami restaurant team.thank you for giving us a perfect rate and taking time to write us review. Iam glade that you had a great time in our restaurant. It's our pleasure to hear such a very nice compliments from lovely guests like...More

Reviewed May 15, 2022 via mobile

Great good, great view, amazing service ;) that was the best ;) we will come tomorrow ;) Good for vegetarian also ;) Really i recommend this place ;)More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Mohammad Al Baz, Owner at Al-Shami, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2022

Greetings from al shami restaurant team.thank you for giving us a perfect rate and taking time to write us review. Iam glade that you had a great time in our restaurant. It's our pleasure to hear such a very nice compliments from lovely guests like...More

Reviewed May 15, 2022

The food is not only great but the hosts are incredibly hospitable too. Fully recommend to people eating in Aqaba!More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Mohammad Al Baz, Owner at Al-Shami, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2022

Greetings from al shami restaurant team.thank you for giving us a perfect rate and taking time to write us review. Iam glade that you had a great time in our restaurant. It's our pleasure to hear such a very nice compliments from lovely guests like...More

Reviewed May 14, 2022 via mobile

Nice restaurant with a lot of local people, few european tourists. Food is very tasty and Jordanian. Try to have a table on the terrace with a nice view on Aqaba. Servers are interested to discuss in English.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Mohammad Al Baz, Owner at Al-Shami, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2022

Greetings from al shami restaurant team.thank you for giving us a perfect rate and taking time to write us review. Iam glade that you had a great time in our restaurant. It's our pleasure to hear such a very nice compliments from lovely guests like...More

Reviewed May 6, 2022 via mobile

Delicious typical food, the portions are really big, the prices really low and the view from the terrace amazing. The service was extremely friendly, we got some appetizers and dessert for free. Definitely worth a visit!More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Mohammad Al Baz, Owner at Al-Shami, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2022

Greetings from al shami restaurant team.thank you for giving us a perfect rate and taking time to write us review. Iam glade that you had a great time in our restaurant. It's our pleasure to hear such a very nice compliments from lovely guests like...More

Reviewed May 4, 2022

We received a recommendation from a local guy and the restaurant did not disappoint us. The stuff is nice, know very good English and they assisted us with everything. The prices are more than fair and the place looks great. Had the best time Thank...you! ולישראלים - זול וטעים פה מאוד (למי שלא שומר כשרות אז בכלל) ממליצה מאוד מאודMore

Date of visit: May 2022
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Mohammad Al Baz, Owner at Al-Shami, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2022

Greetings from al shami restaurant team.thank you for giving us a perfect rate and taking time to write us review. Iam glade that you had a great time in our restaurant. It's our pleasure to hear such a very nice compliments from lovely guests like...More

Reviewed May 1, 2022 via mobile

Very good local food, lovely staff. My suggestions would be to take/try different dishes and share them within your group/family.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Mohammad Al Baz, Owner at Al-Shami, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2022

Greetings from al shami restaurant team.thank you for giving us a perfect rate and taking time to write us review. Iam glade that you had a great time in our restaurant. It's our pleasure to hear such a very nice compliments from lovely guests like...More

Reviewed April 21, 2022 via mobile

The waiters were nice, quick and kind. Food was good, at good price, and served fast. I recommend the “grilled fisherman’s basket”, it was really tasty. They also offered a complimentary appetizer and a complimentary dessert and tea/coffee at the end.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Mohammad Al Baz, Owner at Al-Shami, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2022

Greetings from al shami restaurant team.thank you for giving us a perfect rate and taking time to write us review. Iam glade that you had a great time in our restaurant. It's our pleasure to hear such a very nice compliments from lovely guests like...More

Reviewed April 11, 2022 via mobile

We enjoyed everything: hummus, tabbouleh, moutabal, arayes (yum!) and of course fukhara which you absolutely have to try. Staff was very nice and prices low. Totally recommend it!More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Mohammad Al Baz, Owner at Al-Shami, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2022

Greetings from al shami restaurant team.thank you for giving us a perfect rate and taking time to write us review. Iam glade that you had a great time in our restaurant. It's our pleasure to hear such a very nice compliments from lovely guests like...More

Reviewed March 26, 2022 via mobile

Excellent price, food was tasty and we got complimentary appetisers. Sat outside on the balcony. Staff were lovely, friendly and sincere.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Mohammad Al Baz, Owner at Al-Shami, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2022

Greetings from al shami restaurant team.thank you for giving us a perfect rate and taking time to write us review. Iam glade that you had a great time in our restaurant. It's our pleasure to hear such a very nice compliments from lovely guests like...More

Reviewed March 24, 2022

We had the calamari which I did not really liked a lot. They were very oily and tough and did not taste very fresh. The mixed barbeque plate was good as well as the starter plate. Smoking inside possible which i did not like at...all.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Mohammad Al Baz, Owner at Al-Shami, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2022

Greetings from al shami restaurant team.thank you for giving us a perfect rate and taking time to write us review. Iam glade that you had a great time in our restaurant. It's our pleasure to hear such a very nice compliments from lovely guests like...More

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Hi sorry but as above i am in the UK so cannot call as super expensive! Can I whatsapp?
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I don't think they offer alcohol at this place. We were there in July 2015 and drank fruit smoothies.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Al-Shami

Yes, Al-Shami offers takeout services.

Yes, Al-Shami offers delivery services.

Al-Shami is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5