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Ninar Art Cafe

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Old City- Bab Sharki, Damascus, Syria
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96 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of my favorite restaurants previously Im sorry to say that the quality of food has declined drastically. The last two times we were there we sent back food some of which was practically raw. Its a shame because the setting is great.

Thank Damien S
Damascus, Syria
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

cool restaurant quite old but nice done. clean very good local food and pizza.......also drinks available ...........cosy cosy

Thank Maik S
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Ninar was our primary pub...the place all of our friends - local and foreign - would gather to enjoy Efs beer and delicious, local peanuts. We had no need for fancy appetizers or uppity entrees. When you go to Ninar, you want to order 3 cans of Efs, peanuts, and Chicken in a Jar. That's it. The service is slow,... More 

Thank Chad N
Metro Manila, Philippines
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Just order the traditional dishes and have the traditional tea style with sheesha. It happen to be so tradition for people to play cards so... consider It, Its fun :)

Thank Samer-kh22
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34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2010

We visited this restaurant twice during our recent stay, it was a great spot for lunch. The food was really delicious we thought, we had a selection of dips and mezze and loved it. Only thing that was not so great was the service which, whilst pleasant, was very slow. But hey, when in Syria, everything happens on Syrian time!

Thank CockyBarK
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2010

Enjoyed drinks and chicken in the pot and chilli dip. Close and conveniently located in Bab Touma to hotels and attractions in old Damascus. Chill and interesting outside with groups of young adults coming in and out and hanging out.

Thank arabhammerhead

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old City- Bab Sharki, Damascus, Syria
  • Location: Middle East  >  Syria  >  Damascus

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?