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Red Cave Restaurant

Near Petra Main Gate | Walking distance from Petra Visitor Center, 20 meters from Petra Mevenpick Resort, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
+962 3 215 5599
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“hummus” (29 reviews)
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Open Now
10:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
Middle Eastern, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Near Petra Main Gate | Walking distance from Petra Visitor Center, 20 meters from Petra Mevenpick Resort, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here to try bedouin food and ordered Maqluba (12 JD so more expensive than I expected) but when it came, the entire middle of the dish, including potatoes and the lamb were still half frozen. I returned it to them but then decided...More

Thank Liz D
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a good diner with my wife. The food is fresh and like everywhere else, I find Jordan expensive. The service is very good and it’s clean.

Thank TonyTiger19
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The first wave of our family group arrived around 8pm and then the next group arrived around 9.15 pm. All warmly welcomed. We tried everything from hummus, swarma, curries, halomi salad, and grilled chicken ( there are two grilled chicken dishes ... one a bit...More

Thank Tracey G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Title pretty much says it all lol. Easy to find, outdoor tables, friendly staff, tasty food. But expensive; expected, really, as Wadi Musa has little choice for dining w/in walking distance of Petra entrance and for being on the tourist street. But all in all,...More

Thank 1dancing_fool
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The finest and most beautiful restaurant in Petra and eating are very tasty and experienced staff It has traditional Jordanian food such as mansaf, makabouba and others It is close to Petra Visitor Center If you visit this restaurant you will never forget it I...More

Thank Saleh H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had their 'special' Jordanian chicken dish, it was like a bland, unappetising chicken stew, we were very disappointed - free coffee was a nice touch - but didn't make up for the boring food. Sorry!

Thank Annie202014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide recommended Red Cave restaurant and we were very pleased. The proprietor was friendly and welcoming. He was polite to ask if we minded that our order would be delayed a few minutes due to Ramadan ending and the arrival of Eid al Fitar....More

Thank crew3lt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This little restaurant is more like a small cafe with great sitting that gives directly on the boardwalk of the main road to the Petra visitor centre. I was expecting tourist trap price, but was surprised by how affordable and not jacked up the price...More

Thank mdallaire
Reviewed June 10, 2017

BEST meal we had in our 3-night stay in Petra. This was authentic Bedouin food served in a classy but casual restaurant, which was air conditioned thankfully. The owners and staff worked hard to make sure you were happy. They offer a wide selection of...More

Thank Luv2TravelFarNWide
Reviewed June 7, 2017

I enjoyed an early evening meal here with some of my colleagues, for whom The Red Cave is a favorite restaurant. We had kabobs and various side dishes. And their signature mint lemonade, of course. All excellent. The servers were attentive and respectful. And the...More

Thank AeneasAtSea
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups
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 | Walking distance from Petra Visitor Center, 20 meters from Petra Mevenpick Resort, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
  • Location: Middle East  >  Jordan  >  Ma'in Governorate  >  Petra - Wadi Musa
  • Phone Number: +962 3 215 5599
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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
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