Top choice jordanian in Amman
Sunny Fitzgerald / Lonely Planet

Housed in a lovely old villa with a terrace garden, this really is the place to eat well, and Sufra is about as good as it gets when it comes to traditional Jordanian cuisine. The signature mansaf (chicken or lamb over rice with a thick, meaty broth) is a delight that will leave you loosening your belt.

Sufra is also popular for long weekend brunches, sitting on the back terrace looking out over the garden.