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Al Raghadan street, Aqaba 77110, Jordan
+962 3 201 6107
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“grilled fish” (21 reviews)
“hummus” (25 reviews)
“shish kebab” (12 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
Al Raghadan street, Aqaba 77110, Jordan
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The best place for local food in Aqaba, or so our taxi driver told us. But we were not the least bit disappointed. The meat and fish is freshly grilled downstairs (it might look a bit shabby there, tucked away in an alley), but we...More

Thank Wout V
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place became our dining room during our one week stay in Aqaba. We came there at least once a day! The food is fantastic-local, fresh and cheap. They make perfect Humus, amazing Mutabal and other traditional dishes along with salads, fish, sea food and...More

Thank Or L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We eat there every night All the dishes were amizing Really tasty and a great VFM It worth the wait if there is a long line

Thank דניאל ח
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is our second year traveling in Aqaba Every night we are having dinner at Al-Shami The food is really good All the salads and meet Great VFM

Thank eyal y
Reviewed 1 week ago

Al-Shami was our top choice restaurant in our stay in Aqaba. Good vegetarian food (delicious okra and tomato soup with rice!); amazing salads; good lamb kebabs; fine efficient service; and very reasonable prices. Also recommend the lemon-mint ice-drink. Delicious! If you're looking for good local...More

Thank Keren O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Meat was very tasty and staff very nice. You have to enter a little street and go upstairs (there is a sign). This place will surprise u!

Thank Stefyly
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tasty local food, the shish kebab and the grilled fish were fantastic. Staff are friendly and speak good English. Fair prices, good food 😋

Thank AdamH_87
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you eat only one meal in Aqaba than it should be at Al-Shami! The owner at the hotel we were staying at suggested it and he couldn't have done us a bigger favor. We were only in Aqaba three nights and two of them...More

Thank CJThom79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best fish I have ever eaten!! And amazing service they are so attentive and polite! My sister had fish and I had shish kebab and I would go back in a heartbeat. Plus they had great air conditioning.

Thank Lindsay B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were really glad to discover this restaurant during our second evening in Aqaba. Both starters and main dishes were excellent!! Lemonade with mint was possibly the best we had during our stay in Jordan (and we had quite a few!) and knafeh was great...More

Thank theodora t
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11 April 2016|
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Response from Chris D | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they offer alcohol at this place. We were there in July 2015 and drank fruit smoothies.
7 October 2015|
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Response from Tilburgi | Reviewed this property |
No alcohol
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, View
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Al Raghadan street, Aqaba 77110, Jordan
  • Location: Middle East  >  Jordan  >  Al Aqabah Governorate  >  Aqaba
  • Phone Number: +962 3 201 6107
Al Shami Restaurant is one of the best Restaurant in Aqaba, We offer The best Middle east Cuisine The Restaurant offers out door & Indoor Seating with stunning view of the Red Sea of Aqaba. Guest Satisfaction is our Goal.
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