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“Great atmosphere, great food”
Review of Cafe Arabia

Cafe Arabia
Ranked #95 of 2,054 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $13 - $74
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Cafe Arabia is a cultural venue, with three floors featuring Middle eastern culture, Art, English and Arabic library, open roof top terrace with seasonal events, grills, and The first floor Gallery. Food is freshly made to order ,family style meals, fusion and traditional hand me down recipes from family and friends. Our drinks are all made to order. We have perfect space for both business events and personal events . Cafe floors can be fully reserved for functions, we have a catering department ready to cater for all your events. Casual dinning
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
1 review
“Great atmosphere, great food”
Reviewed August 2, 2013

Cafe Arabia is, excuse the cliche, an oasis. It is one of those few cafes that make you feel at home and you can imagine yourself whiling away a day with a good book, an espresso, and a slice of their amazing velvet cake. If you're lucky, you may even get to meet Aida, the proprietress, who will charm and entertain with interesting stories and will treat you like an old friend. The food is both varied and usually amazing. The only reason we didn't give 5 stars is that on slow days the breakfasts can be a little hit and miss. But if it happens to you, don't hesitate to tell the understanding staff who should replace it.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank David C
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  • Arabic first
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
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English first
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Home away from home”
Reviewed August 1, 2013

A brilliant place, very genuine.
Whether you want to read a book, have some time with friends, Cafe Arabia is the place

  • Visited August 2013
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1 Thank AbuSharia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Amazing”
Reviewed July 28, 2013

My first time here and definately not my last.
One of the best places in Abu Dhabi,feels like eating at home.
Great food and excellent service and brilliant atmosphere ...

  • Visited July 2013
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2 Thank Bilal I
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Feel like home”
Reviewed July 27, 2013

One of the best places in Abu dhabi , I feel like I'm home ...amazing food and amazing atmosphere ...

  • Visited July 2013
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1 Thank OthmanNba
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Abu Dhabi
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Nice spot in Abu Dhabi”
Reviewed July 27, 2013

If you are looking for a very warm "Iftar" for a very affordable price.
The staff is really nice, and we spent a very good evening

  • Visited July 2013
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1 Thank SergeHenri
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