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Pavo Real

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Al Madina Plaza | Madinat al Sultan Qaboos, 111, Oman (Formerly pavo real)
+968 24 602603
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Muscat Governorate, Oman
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131 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

As we entered we received a very warm welcome from the staff. Half of the tables were occupied although it wasn't the weekend. The staff were very attentive and they have excellent knowledge of the menu. The food was really great. I guess its the best Mexican restaurant on Muscat.

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Thank Habib_10
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Great warm service and a fantastic beans burrito! The mocktails are fantastic and the combinations very creative. On the expensive side, but portions are huge, so you dont need to order 3 courses. Will visit again.

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Thank Evan H
Pune, India
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56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016

An upscale place, this restaurant is not at all light on the pocket. However, it is money well spent because they serve great food, play awesome music and are not afraid to throw a fiesta any time! They have good vegetarian options.

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Thank ameyab88
Muscat, Oman
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228 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Be it the ambience or food or drinks or service, Pavo Real consistently scores high marks. An ideal place for dining. The margarita gold is one of of it's kind and worth a try. The starters are amazing and so is the food. Chicken wings, sea food platters and steaks deserve a special mention. Last but not the least, the... More 

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Thank Sudeep W
Muscat Governorate, Oman
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Pavo's is Mexican, which should say it all. Fine dining it's not, but service is good, food is edible and house beverages reasonable. We eat here fairly regularly when we can't be bothered cooking. Nice ambiance, reasonable prices for a licensed restaurant in this city.

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40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Good place for mexican food, great if want to celebrate with a group of friends and are likely to get loud. Restaurant is so dimly lit that I wouldn't recommend it to anyone with spectacles!! Cocktails are really nice. Staff is overbearing-smiling a little more would be nice.

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Thank Sanghamitra C
Stavanger, Norway
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123 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016

This place used to be a standard-bearer for Mexican food in Muscat, but it is not the same any more. I ordered the regular beef fajita and I remember getting a generous portion of well prepared beef, a heap of flour tortillas and all the usual complements. What I got on my (still sizzling hot) iron plate was more like... More 

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Thank smbjerke
Dominican Republic and Mexico
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100 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

The place is too dark and smelly. The food is not good... Even the chips!!!! I mean, how can you ruin totopos???!!! The margaritas are no good. Had to end up with straight tequila. If it was up to me, this place could just close and be demolished. We do not care to come back and give it a sevond... More 

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Thank Miss-Cavita
Muscat, Oman
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228 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

Well located, great ambience, wide choice and a great bar. What else would one expect on a weekend for family dinner. To add to all the positives, a very courteous team to welcome the guests. Sea food is their speciality.

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Thank Sudeep W
Muscat Governorate, Oman
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2016

It was mixed experience. Service was good by FnB staff. Food was below expectation as this is one of the best restaurant in muscat. atmosphere was good if you are going for drinks with friends.

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Thank Nikhil P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Al Madina Plaza | Madinat al Sultan Qaboos, 111, Oman (Formerly pavo real)
  • Location: Middle East  >  Oman  >  Muscat Governorate
  • Phone Number: +968 24 602603

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