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Cafe Arabia

) #89 of 1,979 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Moroccan, Cafe, Mediterranean
Villa #224/1 on 15th between | 2nd/Airport and 24th/Al Karamah, Abu Dhabi P.O.Box 59623, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 643 9699
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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08:00 - 23:00All hours
Moroccan, Cafe, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
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Villa #224/1 on 15th between | 2nd/Airport and 24th/Al Karamah, Abu Dhabi P.O.Box 59623, United Arab Emirates
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91 - 100 of 318 reviews

Reviewed 15 June 2016

Cafe Arabia is one of a few restaurants open before iftar time. Because of Ramadan, we were seated upstairs....this is not a complaint....I wanted to let others know what to expect if they come during Ramadan. The decor was interesting and relaxed. The food was...More

Thank Maria I
WithAida, Owner at Cafe Arabia, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2016

Dear Maria, We all want to apologize for the blunder of tea !🙈 But we are sure it's a one off! We promise to earn the five stars on your return visit❤️❤️. 🎉🎈🎊❤️🎉🎈⭐️😍❤️ We are very happy you shared with us your lovely review. We...More

Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

The food was excellent. The friendly and efficient staff made the dining experience even more enjoyable.More

Thank Derek K
WithAida, Owner at Cafe Arabia, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2016

Dear Derek, I'm so happy to know you enjoyed your time at Cafe Arabia. Was it Iftar? Remember we are open during the day in Ramadan, please come in for breakfast or brunch on the weekend or weekdays. We promise you will love it! Thank...More

Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

I love cafe Arabia!!! I have been going there all year since I moved to Abu Dhabi and I never tire of it. The food is so fresh, healthy and tasty. There is an excellent choice of food available and the staff are excellent at...More

Thank annieclaffey12
WithAida, Owner at Cafe Arabia, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2016

We love you too Annie ! We absolutely love your review, thank you !!! We are your family in your new-found home in Abu Dhabi... We will do our best to keep you happy. From all of us ❤️❤️❤️ Aida

Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Lovely cafe. Very relaxed atmosphere. I liked their decor, paintings and books to read. We ordered from the breakfast and lunch menu with a good variety of choices. Great food and service. Will come back again soon.

Thank Eefster
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Cafe Arabia is located in a villa, it is an oasis with a lovely interior decorated with Arabic lamps, teapots, pictures,...there is not a moment of boredom while you are waiting for your order as there is a lot to see. They have a lovely...More

Thank Ann1008
WithAida, Owner at Cafe Arabia, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2016

Thank you Ann for your lovely review. ❤️ ❤️❤️ The positive vibes you felt during your visit to Cafe Arabia radiates from the labor of love from each member of our team. We are all Looking forward to welcome you again soon. Kind regards, Aida

Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

The cafe gives you a "homey" ambiance. Interior design is "modern arabic" which includes mashribiya structures, lamps, wooden and sofa furniture. It is also a great place to read a book, chat with a friend and do some work. Since it offers different areas such...More

Thank Mekaela V
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Great atmosphere, good food. We spent a few hours here, quiet music in the background. Good for quick visit, or a long sit-in if you have to study or work. Good choice for desserts and drinks, tasty milkshakes. The service was quick also. And there...More

Thank Eva S
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

A great villa-turned-restaurant right in the center of town with fresh healthy food (and delicious cakes) for a relaxing break in the middle of the day. So many tempting items it's hard to choose. We'll definitely be back! We had the fruit and muesli, Greek...More

Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

What a treasure of a place! The decor is quirky and quaint and feels like a boho vintage cafe you'd find somewhere in a European city. The menu is extensive and we especially loved the fact that the breakfast menu is available all day. The...More

Thank pocketangel
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Great food and always great service. Best place for breakfast in Abu Dhabi! Eggcellent!! I always bring visitors here!

Thank Sarah P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 78
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Villa #224/1 on 15th between | 2nd/Airport and 24th/Al Karamah, Abu Dhabi P.O.Box 59623, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 643 9699
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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
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