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| Near the roundabout, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
+962 3 215 7661
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Quick service and delicious food in a welcoming dining room. Excellent place to fill your stomach after an exhausting day exploring Petra.

Thank dmurphy700
New York
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14 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

In several days in Petra, there was always a line of locals waiting for shwarma at this restaurant. Rarely did I see a tourist. Price for a roll (called a sandwich) is 1.5 or 3JD for small/big. They serve other sandwiches as well like falafel and assorted drinks like tea, coffee and juices. More a cafe than a restaurant, this... More 

Thank Anon N
Casablanca, Morocco
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300 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got the chicken shawarma meal, came with fries and slot of other items. It was good and very filling.

Thank G L
London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there while stating at the nearby al rashid hotel. They serve great food at reasonable prices compared to prices charged in petra

Thank sherveen
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Hard to beat fresh off the grill meats, falafel, and shwarama. We arrived in town slightly late but famished. Our host recommended this place, they sent us upstairs (much warmer on a cold, cold night, and we each got something different and it was uniformly hot, perfectly grilled (nicely grilled but moist). Prices were not outrageous and service was great.

Thank centrepa
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016

Choose the Jordanian/ Arabic meals as they are fabulous! Cheap and cheerful and very filling. Add a Turkish coffee and a couple of delicious baklava pastries and you've eaten like a king!

Thank 1952patsym
Chonburi, Thailand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

Found the food to be decent. Not sure what everyone is complaining about. We ordered, were served promptly and our food came out delicious. 8 Jordanian for large size 'sandwiches' or what Aussies call doner kebabs and 2 drinks. About $10US.

Thank longstockinginjapan
Hong Kong, China
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

Meal for two consisting of 2 main dishes one decent tasting - kofta cooked on the grill one terrible tasting - cold reheated lamb bone with a little meat on it plus lumpy rice Both small and left us feeling hungry 2 fresh juices LUNCH bill arrives for US$42 And the wifi was not working because no one had bothered... More 

Thank tokyodom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

I went there with family and a group of friends for a quick bite before heading to a lovely camp in Beda, which I will write a review about after this. First of all, lets talk about the quality of food. We ordered Hummos, falafel, fool, Shawerma, greek salad and lentil soup. Hummos is fine, falafel is good, fool not... More 

Thank munir123
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

Tried their Shish Tawook and Arabic Shawerma, the food was good and well presented. I just did not like their Fattoush, the tomatoes were not fresh. The grilled items are recommended.

Thank Abdalla A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Halal
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Near the roundabout, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
  • Location: Middle East  >  Jordan  >  Ma'in Governorate  >  Petra - Wadi Musa
  • Phone Number: +962 3 215 7661

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