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“Fantastic evening at Cafe Arabia”
Review of Cafe Arabia

Cafe Arabia
Ranked #81 of 2,149 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $14 - $74
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
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
Reviewed August 23, 2013

We spend an Iftar evening at Cafe Arabia. The house was beautifully decorated and the Iftar was amazing! The variety of dishes, the quality and taste of food was just fantastic. The biryani was just one of my numerous favorites.
Aida runs her cafe/restaurant in a very warm and personal way. She is always around to make her guests feel comfortable and welcome at all time.
Thank you Aida for an unforgettable Iftar at your house! Chistian, Ursel and Jubran

1  Thank Christian G
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Reviewed August 23, 2013

A friend and I heard about this wonderful quaint and quiet restaurant hidden away on 15th Street and decided to visit it. We were seated on two love seats. We decided to try something new, so we shared the hummus with meat. I ordered a delicious saj dish and a lamb dish, and she ordered a traditional dish that came with chicken, chick peas and yogurt mixed together with other delights in a bowl. We had to advise each other to stop making grunting noises as we ate so we would not disturb the other guests. The food was delicious and filling, and the service was excellent. What a nice surprise.

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Thank Zenford M
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Reviewed August 20, 2013

This place is very beautiful . The prices compare to other locations in Abu Dhabi are similar . The nice thing about this place is that once you go inside you have the feeling that you have entered in another world compared to what's outside . The atmosphere is very relaxing

Thank Burvil
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Reviewed August 17, 2013 via mobile

This is a cosy cafe .. A home away from home. If u wanna chill, have home made dishes or drinks and calm down .. You must go there. Its a good ' lunch break destination' also friendly ambience.

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Thank Farah A
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Reviewed August 13, 2013

The place is quiet and has a homey atmosphere which makes it different from hotel/mall-restaurant-scene. Perfect for a working person who wants to be away from the noise of the city (even at least for awhile), de-stress while enjoying their chamomile tea and red velvet cake (which is to die for) happily served by the kind staff.

On different occasions I was in the place, my food was served fresh, well-prepared and all at good taste. I had tried their Iftar too and the food options were excellent. I was lucky then to meet the owner who was very warm and would even take time to talk to the guests.

The decoration is interesting especially the colorful Moroccan lanterns hanging from the ceiling. You don't only get to sit and eat but you can also explore the artworks on the walls. Books, magazines, newspapers are available for free reading.

The way Cafe Arabia is presented to its customers, I believe it is like a hidden gem coming out to shine. Or if it is too late to say that, Cafe Arabia is like a gem that is rising to outshine the rest. :)

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1  Thank Pauline G
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