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The Oriental Restaurant

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Main Street, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
+962 3 215 7087
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Newport, Wales, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The service is super attentive everyone is super lovely...but the food is the star here...wow. I strongly recommend musakka and any meal with meat. The meat melts in your mouth. I also recommend the mixed grill, the meat is super juicy and flavourful!! Even the hummus tastes delicious..thumbs up to this place. There is WiFi and card payment is accepted

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Thank Katia M
Kansas City, Missouri
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180 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our second night in Wadi Musa, we chose to eat at The Oriental for dinner. We started with cheese sambousek (so yummy), then I had a chicken musakhan wrap with fries and hubby ordered lamb mansaf. Both were very good and a lot of food! The waiter brought out harissa cake on the house, which was sooo incredibly good!! We... More 

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Thank Jennifer F
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Choice we have. We went Petra during February and the weather is very cold. This restaurant provide warmer heater while we have our meal. The menu have picture and they serve nice traditional food.

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Thank Joyce L
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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115 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tried this restaurant after comparing the menus of the restaurants on the same street and was not disappointed. The staff is very nice and food delicious. I had the Dawood Basha... excellent meatballs cooked in tomatoes, onions and peppers sauce.

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Thank kakijalan
Shanghai, China
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We chose The Oriental after stopping to read the menu and the manager (I think) talked us into coming inside. We weren't disappointed. The hospitality was great. Super friendly and really cares that we liked the meal. Which we loved! The meal was delicious and definitely good sized portions. We had soup and some local vegetable dishes. They were mouth... More 

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Thank kiwigirlontour
Shanghai, China
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived in Petra and were looking for a restaurant with a wide selection of vegetarian food. The Oriental Restaurant was a great choice. The food was delicious and the portion size was good to share between the two of us. The staff was very friendly and recommended tea options. we got a complementary dessert that was very delicious. definitely... More 

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Thank mrs_anke
Vadodara, India
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74 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place provides very nice service. They have many options for vegetarians, Place is at walking distance from Petra visitor center. Also they provide free deserts. We had lunch here. Veg. Pizza was amaizing.

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Thank Keyur1405
Warsaw, Poland
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161 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

This Restaurant offers many local and the dishes of other Arab, Turkish and Greek kitchens. The Restaurant is clean and the Staff is friendly

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Thank LechBK
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100 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Our guide brought us to this restaurant promising there was something for everyone. This promise was delivered. Several of us had the Musakhan which was very good. Others had the Maglouba, pizzas, Fatoosh salad, to name a few. All twelve of us were very happy with our selection. The service was friendly and attentive. Well done

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Thank jeffmunce
Wichita, Kansas
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Great smaller place. Lots of choices in the menu. The service was great the food was wonderful. Free wifi

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Thank Tammie R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Grill, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
  • Location: Middle East  >  Jordan  >  Ma'in Governorate  >  Petra - Wadi Musa
  • Phone Number: +962 3 215 7087

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