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Red Cave Restaurant

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Near Petra Main Gate, Petra - Wadi Musa P.O.Box:81, Jordan
Name/address in local language
+962 3 2155599
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were really looking forward to eating here and whilst some reviews stated people were disappointed there were many good ones too. The service was unfriendly and poor. The food sounded great on the menu, stating lots of spices in the local Bedouin dishes and several were recommended when we asked. The food however was tasteless, the chicken dry and... More 

Thank SJR136
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869 reviews
332 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 363 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I ate at several along the tourist strip. Red Cave may have had the best food, with Oriental close. The mixed grill had great flavour in all the meats, unlike Sandstone's bland equivalent (its only plus is that it serves alcohol). The staff were good and the prices, although high for Jordan, were average for Petra, above Sandstone and below... More 

Thank mrdom
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118 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After reading such excellent reviews I was looking forward to eating out here. We headed down from our hotel - it was about 15 minutes from where we were staying and as we got closer it resembled to that of a beach tourist strip. The restaurant staff were friendly but the food wasn't anything special and it definitely did not... More 

Thank Hope V
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284 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We got into Petra yesterday afternoon and went to Red Cave for a late lunch and very much enjoyed it. We choosed the restaurant because of the jnteresting looking menu (Bedouin dishes), and because we felt very welcome there. We had two very tasty vegetarian dishes there (and both were new dishes to us). I love arabian food, but I... More 

Thank nathalieyes
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful place close by at the entrance. Right next to movnpick hotel. Reasonable prices. Lot of local selections. Worth a visit.

Thank rbaddam
Dallas, Texas
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1,678 reviews
1,017 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 486 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived and we're greeted by no one. So we sat ourselves. About 5 minutes later someone came to take our order. The falafel sandwich which is more of a burrito was flavorless and burnt. Wife had the fish which she said was quite nice. This place is a pass all around.

Thank wick1979
Queensland, Australia
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112 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very close to our hotel, The Red Cave is located in the street leading up to the main gate of Petra. When we arrived there wasn’t a table outside. Since it was a nice night we decided we wanted to be outside. The head waiter said he would keep a table for us if we came back a little later,... More 

Thank Jo_Rose_Gum
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75 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had chicken shawarma which was dry and tasteless, and lentil soup which tasted mediocre. Nothing special at all. Service was lacking and the waiter was clearly uninterested in servicing customers.

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Chicago, Illinois
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30 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a nice lunch and dinner here. It is close to Petra, service is fantastic. Abdul goes above and beyond and makes this place a nice choice for a meal in Petra.

Thank celtictravel
San Francisco, California
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500 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 487 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went to dinner here on the advice of a tour guide, and the TripAdvisor review. We were frankly disappointed. First, service was very slow. It took forever for us to be served. While we waited, we were "entertained" by a non-stop, endless webcam of Muslim pilgrims continuously circling the Kaaba in Mecca, complete with endless arabic... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Middle Eastern, Grill
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Near Petra Main Gate, Petra - Wadi Musa P.O.Box:81, Jordan
  • Location: Middle East  >  Jordan  >  Ma'in Governorate  >  Petra - Wadi Musa
  • Phone Number: +962 3 2155599
Oriental Restaurant
Badawi character in the way of cooking and modern in the way the service prices affordable for everyone
The restaurant seats up to 220 people
There are four sites in the restaurant and the two following
1 / Nomad character in architecture from Nahit bridges and stone construction. Images in nature inherent Nomad
2 / modern character and i

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