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Jerash Rest House

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Opposite visitor center, Jerash, Jordan
635 1146
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Amman, Jordan
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

I'm writing again about this restaurant because they had changed the food service they are offering now there is no more Buffet lunch or any lunch except offering snacks and sandwiches they had added Alcohol drinks to the drinks menu it is good place to take some rest before or after the visit of Jerash the place is clean and... More 

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Amman, Jordan
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

The restaurant offering daily lunch buffet with various hot meals and appetizers and salads for an affordable and reasonable cost, it has A/C Lounge but I prefer to set outside near the fountain when the weather is not hot The service and staff are nice and friendly, beside the buffet you can have your special meal by ordering like BBQ... More 

Thank abumoo a
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2015

We just popped in for a tea, thankfully, so I guess we spared ourselves from the more traumatic experiences. We asked for mint tea, and were brought ordinary black tea with a tiny twig of mint in it. We told the waiter "my friend, what you brought us was black tea, so sorry, but no tip for you", and he... More 

Thank Maria S
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47 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2015

All tourists seem to be taken here for lunch or other during their trip to Jerash. Please note: you must itemise what you want to eat and write the prices down. You do not get an itemised bill at the end - only a lump sum. Which is enormous, and there is no way of checking it. The food is... More 

Thank Sarah84480
Amman, Jordan
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232 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2014

After walking the Jerash ruins there is no better and tastier buffet to eat. I have eaten here a lot since i have a lot of visiting friends who want to walk the ruins and have never been dissappointed. Always a nice Arabic cuisine selection with my all-time favorites - ma'loube and the lamb with delicious salads. Definitely worth one's... More 

Thank Esme L
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53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2013

We visited as a family of four and were really impressed, the staff are really excellent and the food typical of the region , the bread is made on site and the children loved watching the guy bake the bread , he even made heart shaped loaves for them . We have been to Jordan on 3 separate occaions and... More 

Thank Angelariyadh
Newark, New Jersey
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2012

We stopped by this restaurant which seemed at the time a little touristy, but once you're inside, you'll notice that there are actually a lot of non-tourists wandering around and sitting and eating. The other best part about this place is that the service is REALLY good. We didn't wait long for much at this place where we'd be waiting... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2010

Trust me, after walking the ruins for 2 hours, you will want to sit and eat, this is the closest restaurant around! It is 10 JD. We sat next to the buffet area. Food consisted of a few simple salads, most of which are traditional sour ones; A big dish of lamb rice, which the lamb is a little overcooked;... More 

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Hussein A, Customer at Jerash Rest House, responded to this review

Hello,I'm Ahmed Wajahat and I really liked the Jerash restaurant in Jerash and I'll come to Jordan to visit the Jerash restaurant again very soon.The first time ,I came to Jordan was in 2009 and since then it has been 2 years now and I'm expecting my nephews hafal khareef in 2013 and that's when I'll visit Jordan for one... More 

Long Island NY
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270 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2010

at $10 per person this was not worth it. The food was not bad, but it was boring and geared towards the tour bus crowd.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Middle Eastern
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Opposite visitor center, Jerash, Jordan
  • Location: Middle East  >  Jordan  >  Jerash Governorate  >  Jerash
  • Phone Number: 635 1146

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