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Red Cave Restaurant

Near Petra Main Gate | Walking distance from Petra Visitor Center, 20 meters from Petra Mevenpick Resort, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
+962 3 215 5599
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“hummus” (29 reviews)
“baklava” (8 reviews)
“potatoes” (9 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Near Petra Main Gate | Walking distance from Petra Visitor Center, 20 meters from Petra Mevenpick Resort, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Appalling food. The worst meal we have had in Jordan in the last 10 days. The salad came with half the ingredients missing and no dressing and the main course was so obviously old food which had been re-heated. The rice was old and hard...More

Thank M9288AVmarka
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly wait staff, and the food is simply delicious. The Gallayah and Maglubah are both excellent! Be sure to visit if you come to Petra !

Thank Pchou1026
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a disappointing dinner at Marriott where we stayed, the next day we decided to eat somewhere in town. Hotel staff refused to give any advice, so we asked taxi driver. He immediately told us that he knows the best restaurant in town which turned...More

Thank attache_14
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I went here to try bedouin food and ordered Maqluba (12 JD so more expensive than I expected) but when it came, the entire middle of the dish, including potatoes and the lamb were still half frozen. I returned it to them but then decided...More

1  Thank Liz D
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I had a good diner with my wife. The food is fresh and like everywhere else, I find Jordan expensive. The service is very good and it’s clean.

Thank TonyTiger19
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

The first wave of our family group arrived around 8pm and then the next group arrived around 9.15 pm. All warmly welcomed. We tried everything from hummus, swarma, curries, halomi salad, and grilled chicken ( there are two grilled chicken dishes ... one a bit...More

Thank Tracey G
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Title pretty much says it all lol. Easy to find, outdoor tables, friendly staff, tasty food. But expensive; expected, really, as Wadi Musa has little choice for dining w/in walking distance of Petra entrance and for being on the tourist street. But all in all,...More

Thank 1dancing_fool
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

The finest and most beautiful restaurant in Petra and eating are very tasty and experienced staff It has traditional Jordanian food such as mansaf, makabouba and others It is close to Petra Visitor Center If you visit this restaurant you will never forget it I...More

Thank Saleh H
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We had their 'special' Jordanian chicken dish, it was like a bland, unappetising chicken stew, we were very disappointed - free coffee was a nice touch - but didn't make up for the boring food. Sorry!

Thank Annie202014
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Our guide recommended Red Cave restaurant and we were very pleased. The proprietor was friendly and welcoming. He was polite to ask if we minded that our order would be delayed a few minutes due to Ramadan ending and the arrival of Eid al Fitar....More

Thank crew3lt
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Near Petra Main Gate | Walking distance from Petra Visitor Center, 20 meters from Petra Mevenpick Resort, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
  • Location: Middle East  >  Jordan  >  Ma'in Governorate  >  Petra - Wadi Musa
  • Phone Number: +962 3 215 5599
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Oriental Restaurant Badawi character in the way of cooking and modern in the way the service prices affordable for everyone The restaurant seats up to 220 people
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