Places to eat in Amman

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    Back Yard: Modern Enclave...

    by THLIN Written Jul 23, 2005

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    The food here is really OK lah...
    The price here is VERY expensive, I had chicken nuggets served with chips, a Pepsi coke and a milk shake totally I paid around JD10(USD 14.5++)
    But since it locates in one of the jebel, it provides excellent view of Amman. You can really enjoy the sunset and see the colour change in another jebel nearby.
    At first floor, there is an Internet cafe and an ENGLISH book store, it's the only English bookstore I've ever seen in Amman. I didn't notice the price, but I think it should be $$, after all, it is THE ONLY ONE. :-)
    Unlike most restaurant here, servers here can speak good English, and most customers here also speak English. I think that's the reason I like this place.

    Favorite Dish: Their Milk Shake is very nice...And basing on what Laurent told me, they serve good pizza. Sadly, I was too full to eat a pizza...

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    Wild Jordan: Healthy Food, lovely terrasse and souvenirs

    by 1W1V Updated Jul 9, 2005

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    Salaampeace just introduces me to this wonderful place.
    The location is great, in the same area as B@C.
    The food is definetily better and healthier than usual and for a very reasonable price.
    Have a try !

    Favorite Dish: breakfast set menu
    Smoked salmon sandwich
    Coffee of all sort
    Fresh juice and shake

    lower terrasse of Wild Jordan
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    the blue fig: The place to be seen

    by 1W1V Written Jul 9, 2005

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    The Blue Fig is truly the place to be seen in Amman.
    For foreigner or tourist, it can bring to you a totally different picture of Jordan.
    High and upper middle class young people speaking load and drinking alcohol.
    In summer, the Blue Fig can become an unintentional cat walk spot !
    Don't miss it !

    Favorite Dish: To my opinion, food is nothing special. Just go there to socialize and to be seen (LOL) ...

    Rome's Glory with smoked salmon and too much mayo

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    Books@Café: The most relaxing place in Jordan

    by 1W1V Updated Jul 9, 2005

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    At a time, this place was the gay venue of Amman. With the time, the crowd is really mixed and it is also a place where you can see Jordanian girls without minders and free to speak load, drink alcohol and smoke cigarette.
    Very thin and delicious pizza.
    Friday Brunch
    Excellent terrasse in summer
    Bookshop and internet access

    Favorite Dish: Pizza Margarita
    Caffe latte

    front terrasse - Books@caf��
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    La Mirabelle: A rare fruit

    by nartjies Written Jun 7, 2005

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    Pleasant pastry shop and cafe offering a variety of delumptious eats. Nice to chill for breakfast.

    Favorite Dish: The cheese croissant was the best ever, quiches were leka, lots of desserts and just about everything should be good.

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    World News Cafe: Good News !!!!

    by 1W1V Written May 31, 2005

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    Since Jan. 05, there is now a decent coffee shop at Queen Alia Airport.
    This place is totally smoking free which is great for an arabic country like Jordan.
    Newspapers are available and table and chairs are comfortable.
    Staff is friendly and helpfull !!!!
    Prices are ok
    No need to beg an access to VIP Loundge anymore !

    Favorite Dish: Cafe Latte

    WNC @ Queen Alia Airport
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    Reem Albawady Restaurant: In Bethlehem

    by nartjies Written May 17, 2005

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    To go for that special family occasion or a friday (wknd) lunch. A big round gold dish in the centre of the table with low chairs, high ceiling with greek chandeliers, the lighting like a church and mosaic atmosphere. There's even a stable in the foyer, a lady making bread using a round type of pillow, a dress-up to take photos.
    Outside theres a fountain which lights up at night and tables set in bedoin tents.

    Favorite Dish: Sheesh tawook and rice was what Fatima and i shared, but all the dishes were good. In drinks i preferred the jamaican, (in Amman the cocktail drink has a lot of banana). Chilled outside with coffee and hooka(sheesha) and some of us had a siesta in the bedoin tents. Went home with lots of photos and smiles, enjoying Jordans early weekends.

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    La Vinaigrette: Restaurant with a view

    by 1W1V Written May 13, 2005

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    Hard to describe this place.
    The food is a mixed of western and japanese, the quality is ok but not excellent. The service is very average and the receptionist is paid to drive away customers.
    Basically the first thing you will be ask before greetings, is : "do you have a reservation ?" if you say no it is bad even if the place is totally empty !
    Despite all of that, I continue to visit that place.
    If you decide to do so too, book in advance and ask a table by window !

    Favorite Dish: Spinach crepe (the locals will call it spanish crepe !!).
    Good coffee

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    Romero: The best Italian restaurant in Jordan

    by 1W1V Written May 13, 2005

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    The food is excellent, the environment ok and the service can be very rude and careless. You go there just for the food and nothing else !

    Favorite Dish: Carpaccio
    Penne al arrabiata
    tiramisu

    Expresso is sometime good and sometime awful ! cannot recommend it !

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    Four season: Best Buffet in whole Jordan

    by 1W1V Written May 13, 2005

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    I have tried many buffet places in Amman and in other part of Jordan and to me, the best of all is the one at the top ranked Four Season Hotel (5th circle).
    It is always fresh and rich with all type of food you need including cheese and dessert.
    Price is about 15 JOD or 22 USD.
    Lunch & diner

    Favorite Dish: smoked salmon
    Fresh boiled veg
    dessert

    buffet @ 4 season
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    Haret Jdoudna: Madaba - Great food in a lovely courtyard

    by TheWanderingCamel Written May 2, 2005

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    A door in a stone wall leads into the courtyard garden of the Haret Jdoudna Restaurant in Madaba. Tables are set under big umbrellas, just perfect for a long, lazy lunch, and the choice of mezze on the menu is huge. Start with some cold ones, move on to hot dishes and then, if you have room, delicious grilled chicken and kebab. You can always take a break in between courses for a little shopping in the handicraft shop around the back.
    It makes a pleasant break in the middle of your sightseeing, or you could easily stay in Madaba for dinner if you're driving yourself and heading back to Amman for the night. It's only 35km away.
    There is a large indoor section of the resraurant should it be cold, but the garden is nicer.

    Favorite Dish: They make very good labneh here, served with lots of fresh herbs - so refreshing. Kibbeh, fried haloumi, moutabal - all sorts of good things.

    leyle

    Lunch at Haret Jdoudna
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    Fast Eats: A table with a view

    by TheWanderingCamel Updated May 2, 2005

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    The view is fabulous, the great curve of the Roman theatre rising above the green of the little park between it and the terrace where the restaurant (and others like it) stand. Shady awnings keep the sun at bay and the setback from the street is enough to keep the traffic noise and fumes well away too. All in all, a pleasant place to stop awhile over a snack and a drink before (or after) visiting the theatre and the little museums and the hippodrome beside it.

    Favorite Dish: The most wonderful fruit juice cocktail - a huge mug of it - packed with flavour and no doubt enough vitamens to keep any cold at bay.
    The selection of mezze and grilled chicken we shared was fine, and the service very friendly - what more do you want from a lunch stop when sight-seeing?

    leyle

    Lunch in the shade
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    Hashem's: A historic site in Amman

    by TheWanderingCamel Written Mar 21, 2005

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    Starting at the lower price end, you really ought to try "Hashem" off an alley opposite to the Cliff Hotel. This qualifies as a historical site around here, they have been open for as long as Amman has been a city... You can sit at tables, get your tea from waiters circulating with trays. Very definitely down market, but just as definitely full of local colour! They are open 24 hours.

    You can eat here and drink tea for less than 1 dinar!

    Favorite Dish: They only serve fool and hommous, but there are several varieties of each. Cheap and cheerful are the words.

    The standard Arabic "fast food"

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    AL-MOWARDI(the name is in arabic): 18/03/2005

    by nartjies Written Mar 19, 2005

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    We usually plan what we doing and where we going for the weekends but this place we just happened to enter, enjoyed it! was different. had the hooka (shisha), the friendliness, hardly any women thou, played drauhgts and chess. would not order strawberry milkshake but the lemon and mint drink a must, the tea, ice-cream, grenadine was really good. our group of 18 go out together so i usually get to try everything on the menu:)

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    Wild Jordan: A Walk on the Wild Side

    by TheWanderingCamel Updated Mar 5, 2005

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    Much favoured by smart young Ammanites, Wild Jordan is the cafe in the Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature's headquarters. The building is quite stunning, with spectacular views over Amman. Modern, very trendy - this is as far from "traditional" as it could possibly be.

    Special events include Jazz evenings and family breakfasts with activities for the kids.
    There's an RSCN shop in the building and internet access, though this is fairly expensive .

    Favorite Dish: The food's good, typical cafe fare with a Middle Eastern bent - hamburgers, sandwiches, salads, cappucinos, excellent fruit juices.

    Posted by leyle

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