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“Best Place for traditional Saudi dishes”
Review of Najd Village

Najd Village
Ranked #11 of 650 Restaurants in Riyadh
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Middle Eastern
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Private Dining, Reservations, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: This is a traditional Saudi Arabian restaurant where EVERYTHING is traditional, from the food, decor (think 1950's Riyadh) & dinning style (on the floor). It does not seem to have a website, which is why I think I haven't seen any foreigners there. This is a hidden gem I believe particularly western visitors would enjoy. Truelly authentic.
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Best Place for traditional Saudi dishes”
Reviewed July 29, 2012

Best Place for rice, meat and traditional Saudi dishes. its always full and need to come early every time find a place to set. I advise anyone to try the non-rice dishes even if their names are a bit strange

Visited July 2012
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1 Thank WSalamah
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Date | Rating
  • Arabic first
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Rugby, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Najd Village”
Reviewed July 23, 2012

Food is local and served on the floor as local custom you can eat with knife and fork but more fun with just using right hand

Visited July 2012
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Thank Martin_Findlay
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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132 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Can't go wrong”
Reviewed July 12, 2012

Succulent dishes, unique setting and for once, an open concept (not very common in Riyadh). The service is good albeit sometimes slow because of the flux of patrons but the prices are reasonable. All the business associates I took there loved the place.

Visited February 2012
Helpful?
1 Thank HappyTimes2011
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Tennessee
Level Contributor
109 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“yum”
Reviewed July 2, 2012

Great service, food and location. I love the history and culture plus its super cheap.

Visited June 2012
Helpful?
1 Thank smuuggrl
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Level Contributor
12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“my opinion”
Reviewed June 30, 2012

very delicious food, very comfortable place, very good service and very good price.

Visited March 2012
Helpful?
1 Thank Afoora
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