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Papaya Restaurant & Cafe

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Al Saadeh St | Ayla Park, Aqaba 77110, Jordan
+962 7 7999 9980
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Wildwood, Missouri
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43 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our food was great. Kids had pizzas, wife had curry, and I had a fish platter. All were good. The brownie for dessert sealed the deal for us. It was decently rich and very good.

1 Thank KC_213
Tel Aviv, Israel
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Papaya is among the best restaurants in Aqaba. the salads are excellent, especially the Humus with lamb meat. In fact their Humus with meat is the best we had in town. The grilled meats are also good. You can also have Shisha there and they serve it in a very decorative form and they have it in all kind of... More 

1 Thank gilaofer79
Placerville, California, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

WE were a large group (13) with small children. Papaya was welcoming, clean and comfortable. We explored the menu and everything was delicious. Portions were large and served promptly. It was one of the best meals of our 3 days in the area. I would totally recommend Papaya.

1 Thank Amy S
South Jordan, Utah
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had lunch with my family. Excellent food and service. Amazing ambience with garden surroundings. We will come again and this restaurant is highly recommended

1 Thank ramzi Q
Paris, France
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good food. Although we did not order too many things, just some pizza, fried rice and mint lemon juice. But everything was fresh, well cooked and tasty. Complimentary tea in the end was basic but servers are good people.

1 Thank tapish
Singapore, Singapore
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513 reviews
319 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner in this restaurant on our last evening in Aqaba. We had a good table on the terrace. Service was the best we had in Aqaba, very kind and professional. Our food was excellent, so were our Shishas and the Turkish coffees. A must go place in Aqaba. This restaurant does not serve alcohol. I recommend the Barbecued... More 

1 Thank lcfb
Augsburg, Germany
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

We just arrived in Aqaba and got in this restaurant because it looked better than the rest in this street. The food was very good (we had hummus, fried rice and calamari), fresh juice was amazing and the staff very friendly. Very good prices.

1 Thank Avalero
Calgary, Canada
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113 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed April 19, 2017

We ate here a couple of times when we were visiting Aqaba. The service is very good and the food was delicious. I can recommend the lamb, mixed grill, and Halloumi cheese, the salads were huge, and the brownie desert was very good. The outdoor patio was lovely, there are shades, and at this time of year, it's not too... More 

1 Thank Carolinetravels2
Amman, Jordan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

The food here was wonderful. Our family actually ate here twice during our stay. Had the fish and also the kebabs.

1 Thank Stephen T
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

Great service! Amazing Lamb ribs! Mustafa was super nice and helpful. The Kahbab was unique and don't forget to order one of their fresh juices.

1 Thank Keren L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
$5 - $20
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Al Saadeh St | Ayla Park, Aqaba 77110, Jordan
  • Location: Middle East  >  Jordan  >  Al Aqabah Governorate  >  Aqaba
  • Phone Number: +962 7 7999 9980
Very special place with different outdoor terraces

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