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Najd Village

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$$ - $$$
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At Takhassusi St, Al Olaya | Riyadh 12331, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
+966 11 464 6530
12:00 - 00:00
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Wed - Fri 12:00 - 00:30
Sat - Tue 12:00 - 00:00
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Houston, TX
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Went here with my customers and had a great time. Locals actually picked all the food, I just have snapshots and great memory of an awesome place.

Thank DalvEtrofnom
Laguna Niguel, California
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73 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have eaten there several times.. Supposedly traditional cuisine of central Arabia. The locals aren't impressed. Friends say it's very touristy. Plenty of food. A nice place to take westerners for a sampling of Saudi food. Foreigners can say they sat on the floor and ate Saudi food and take selfies.

Thank jbrown714
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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77 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice restaurant which is hugely popular for its local heritage setting. The seating, furniture, interior all very saudi looking and its is really colorful. There are open areas and also rooms for privacy and larger groups. The food was very local and very nice. The price is reasonable too.

Thank Bakhar S
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my parents and children here for lunch. We had a banquet for 5 of us and there was so much food we didn't even nearly finish it! The restaurant is a traditional Arabic restaurant where you sit on the floor and eat traditional Arabic food. The food was great and there was lots of different local food to try.... More 

Thank samuelhilton
Beijing, China
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152 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Najd is decorated as an old Arabian house with wide rooms with beautiful handmade carpets covered with curtains to keep privacy. Waiters dress moroccan style and that gives a touch of exoticism. It is a great spot to drink Arab tea with dates, talk for a while and finally get a nice full meal. Portions are very big and the... More 

Thank Alex B
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quite well located Nice space, well managed Amazing food and authentic local flavor Well behaved staff Quality food

Thank AJHashmi
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The beat place to feel the old atmosphere of Saudia Arabia and to have a tasty delicious food with very polite easy service,highly recommended place especially for tasting real Saudi heritage 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻 The only problem is -->Families (female attendance) are for Friday only..

Thank Eman A
Guernsey, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

5 of us shared an excellent traditional feast menu prepared by the chef after a tour of the restaurant. The atmosphere is great, service is attentive yet inobstrusive. There is plenty of food so bring your appetites!

Thank jessinguernsey
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We were 5 people, eating the menu for 4 (120 SAR per person). The food was plenty, more than we could ever eat. And it was delicious. Greatlocation, excellent service. Highly recommended.

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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Great local delicacies in very traditional ambience taking you through old history of saudi Arabia. the food is absolutely delicious and service is traditional...

Thank Sharique K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Middle Eastern, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: At Takhassusi St, Al Olaya | Riyadh 12331, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Location: Middle East  >  Saudi Arabia  >  Riyadh Province  >  Riyadh
  • Phone Number: +966 11 464 6530
This is a traditional Saudi Arabian restaurant where EVERYTHING is traditional, from the food, decor (think 1950's Riyadh) & dinning style (on the floor). It does not seem to have a website, which is why I think I haven't seen any foreigners there. This is a hidden gem I believe particularly western visitors would enjoy. Truelly authentic.

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