Restaurants

Top Choice Jordanian in Madaba

Al Mandi

Al Mandi knows the adage: do one thing and do it well. Come for an enormous plate of mandi – delicious barbecued chicken with portions of different types of rice, topped with nuts and dried fruit and served with bro…
Top Choice Jordanian in Madaba

Haret Jdoudna

Popular with locals and discerning diners from Amman, and set in a restored Ottoman house, this restaurant is always worth a visit. Sit indoors by a roaring fire in winter or in the leafy courtyard in summer and sam…
Top Choice Buffet in Mt Nebo

Nebo Restaurant & Terrace

The spectacular view and warm welcome from the owners make this restaurant worth a trip to Mt Nebo in its own right. The panoramic windows and the roof terrace make the very best of the vista, and the restaurant has…
Jordanian in Madaba

Abu Yousef

Little more than a hole in the wall, Abu Yousef's establishment is part of the fabric of the town, serving fresh hummus and falafel daily to those in the know. Found opposite the parking lot of Haret Jdoudna restaur…
Jordanian in Madaba

Adonis Restaurant & Cafe

Housed in a beautifully restored typical Madaba residence and run by one of the town’s returning sons, this excellent restaurant has quickly become the place to be at weekends. Serving typical Jordanian fare in a sp…
Buffet in Mt Nebo

Asa Moses Restaurant

This trestle-tabled restaurant opposite the Ayoun Musa junction produces a daily lunch buffet of traditional Jordanian dishes, including makloubeh (chicken, rice, vegetables and spices cooked together and turned 'up…
Jordanian in Karak

King’s Castle Restaurant

At busier tourist times, groups come here for the daily lunch buffet. With pleasant outdoor seating, castle views and a host of salads to choose from, it’s easy to understand why. At quieter times, there's no buffet…
Cafe in Madaba

Bowabit Restaurant

With two tables overhanging the road opposite St George’s Church, photographs of old Madaba on the wall and excellent Italian-style coffee, this is a number-one place to relax after strolling around town. Alternativ…
Jordanian in Karak

King’s Restaurant

This boulevard restaurant with tables on the pavement attracts travellers at all times of the day and night. It offers grills, pizzas and sandwiches, and local, home-cooked Jordanian dishes like makloubeh (chicken, …
Cafe in Madaba

Ayola Coffeeshop & Bar

If you want a toasted sandwich (the steak and cheese option is unexpectedly good), Turkish coffee, a cold beer or a glass of arak (Middle Eastern spirit) with the locals, or simply a comfortable perch on which to wh…