We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
| Near the roundabout, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
+962 3 215 7661
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

239 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 161: English reviews
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Quick service and delicious food in a welcoming dining room. Excellent place to fill your stomach after an exhausting day exploring Petra.

Helpful?
Thank dmurphy700
New York
Level Contributor
14 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

In several days in Petra, there was always a line of locals waiting for shwarma at this restaurant. Rarely did I see a tourist. Price for a roll (called a sandwich) is 1.5 or 3JD for small/big. They serve other sandwiches as well like falafel and assorted drinks like tea, coffee and juices. More a cafe than a restaurant, this... More 

Helpful?
Thank Anon N
Casablanca, Morocco
Level Contributor
279 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got the chicken shawarma meal, came with fries and slot of other items. It was good and very filling.

Helpful?
Thank G L
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
55 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there while stating at the nearby al rashid hotel. They serve great food at reasonable prices compared to prices charged in petra

Helpful?
Thank sherveen
USA
Level Contributor
86 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hard to beat fresh off the grill meats, falafel, and shwarama. We arrived in town slightly late but famished. Our host recommended this place, they sent us upstairs (much warmer on a cold, cold night, and we each got something different and it was uniformly hot, perfectly grilled (nicely grilled but moist). Prices were not outrageous and service was great.

Helpful?
Thank centrepa
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Choose the Jordanian/ Arabic meals as they are fabulous! Cheap and cheerful and very filling. Add a Turkish coffee and a couple of delicious baklava pastries and you've eaten like a king!

Helpful?
Thank 1952patsym
Chonburi, Thailand
Level Contributor
72 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Found the food to be decent. Not sure what everyone is complaining about. We ordered, were served promptly and our food came out delicious. 8 Jordanian for large size 'sandwiches' or what Aussies call doner kebabs and 2 drinks. About $10US.

Helpful?
Thank longstockinginjapan
Hong Kong, China
Level Contributor
37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Meal for two consisting of 2 main dishes one decent tasting - kofta cooked on the grill one terrible tasting - cold reheated lamb bone with a little meat on it plus lumpy rice Both small and left us feeling hungry 2 fresh juices LUNCH bill arrives for US$42 And the wifi was not working because no one had bothered... More 

Helpful?
Thank tokyodom
Jordan
Level Contributor
11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

I went there with family and a group of friends for a quick bite before heading to a lovely camp in Beda, which I will write a review about after this. First of all, lets talk about the quality of food. We ordered Hummos, falafel, fool, Shawerma, greek salad and lentil soup. Hummos is fine, falafel is good, fool not... More 

Helpful?
Thank munir123
Egypt
Level Contributor
112 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Tried their Shish Tawook and Arabic Shawerma, the food was good and well presented. I just did not like their Fattoush, the tomatoes were not fresh. The grilled items are recommended.

Helpful?
Thank Abdalla A

Travellers who viewed Al-Arabi Restaurant also viewed

Petra - Wadi Musa, Ma'in Governorate
Petra - Wadi Musa, Ma'in Governorate
 
Petra - Wadi Musa, Ma'in Governorate
Petra - Wadi Musa, Ma'in Governorate
 

Been to Al-Arabi Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Near the roundabout, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
  • Location: Middle East  >  Jordan  >  Ma'in Governorate  >  Petra - Wadi Musa
  • Phone Number: +962 3 215 7661

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Al-Arabi Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?