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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
+971 2 643 9699
08:00 - 23:00
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I wouldn't have come here, but it was suggested by one of our group and would definitely be returning. We came for breakfast and there is a perfect mix of healthy options and decadent cakes to suit all tastes. Really decent value for excellent produce and generous portion sizes. The avo on toast was especially a hit! Can't wait to... More 

Thank Honeycombsparkles
London, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Half villa turned into a space that serves good simple food and provides good intimate and intellectual atmosphere. There is a small beautiful terrace, and three floors with different seatings. Usually the upper floors are closed or booked for bigger groups as many ppl choose this place for book clubs gatherings, book signing, and different sorts of intellectual events. It... More 

1 Thank Gigi S
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit to cafe Arabia. The service was personal and good. The place is beautiful and most important the breakfast was delightful! We are definitely coming back.

Thank marieke373
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92 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a house transformed into a cafe. It has been done quite nicely. An emphasis on books around the place. Also several different sub-environments are created: Terraces, couches, a silent study room etc It does feel homely and different! I took their Chai bil hail, which has tea and cardamom with milk, very good. This cafe has my vote,... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely villa transformed into a cozy and nice café. The atmosphere is welcoming and nice, with two open terraces full of flowers and plants. The menu is genuine and not to expensive. Lovely place!

1 Thank Gekomi
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food with great ambiance loved it amazing ama😥😄 incredible ok incredible ok incredible please go here

1 Thank Maria S
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5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food, service and prices were average. Eventhough, the place is in need for devopment; it has not changed since I was there for the first time about 10 years ago. The out side area is tiny. If it was up to me I would knock off a few walls upstairs and have a big open area.

Thank Ebrahim A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited several times over few months, never disappointed, the sitting outside in the balcony always is nice. Had few business meetings there and the atmosphere was suitable for that as well.

1 Thank M C
Mexico City, Mexico
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to eat and work! Good food at a very reasonable price and really nice setting. It is also really close to Mushrif Park where you can have a nice stroll.

Thank Eduardo C
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We eat at Café Arabia most Fridays for breakfast/lunch. Not only is their food delicious, but the service is A+. My husband must eat gluten free. The cook staff knows his eating needs and adheres beautifully. The presentation of the food, attention of the wait staff, and the taste are EXCELLENT. The food and coffee is affordable, which allows us... More 

Thank Sarah S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$76
Moroccan, Cafe, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Cheap Eats, 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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?