Petra restaurants

Top Choice Buffet in The Ancient City

Basin Restaurant

The Basin serves a wide spread of international dishes, including a healthy selection of salads, fresh falafel and barbecued spicy sausage. Lots of desserts are also on offer, including fruit and umm ali (dessert of…
Top Choice International in Wadi Musa

Al Saraya Restaurant

Serving a top-notch international buffet in an elegant banquet hall, this fine-dining restaurant offers a quality of dishes that matches the general opulence of the Mövenpick Hotel in which it is located. It's worth…
Top Choice Jordanian in Wadi Musa

Al Qantarah

Wadi Musa's best restaurant specialises in Jordanian food and serves up to 500 people in one lunch sitting. There is no menu – lunch and dinner are buffet style with 15 kinds of salads and mezze, eight meat and soup…
Top Choice Jordanian in Wadi Musa

Oriental Restaurant

This main-street favourite offers tasty grills and Jordanian fare, such as mensaf (Bedouin dish of lamb on a bed of rice). The outdoor terrace, bedecked with Doric columns, makes a sociable hang-out after the long h…
Jordanian in Wadi Musa

Red Cave Restaurant

Cavernous and friendly, this restaurant serves local Bedouin specialities, including mensaf (Bedouin dish of lamb on a bed of rice) and makloubeh (chicken, rice, vegetables and spices cooked together and turned 'ups…
Buffet in The Ancient City

Nabataean Tent Restaurant

With simple Jordanian dishes and one or two international favourites, this casual restaurant occupies a lovely spot under blue-flowering jacaranda trees (they flower in May). The proprietors rustle up a generous pac…
Barbecue in Wadi Musa

Petra Magic Restaurant

A sumptuous buffet of lentil soup, 18 kinds of salad and mezze, eight hot dishes and a pasta station make this dedicated restaurant, on the approach into central Wadi Musa, a good-value lunch venue. The views from t…
International in Wadi Musa

Zawaya Restaurant

With a coffee shop atmosphere, this new restaurant in the heart of Wadi Musa looks set to become a travellers' meeting place with tables outside and a fashionable interior. The chefs are from Jordan and the US, and …
Jordanian in Wadi Musa

Sandstone Restaurant

This popular restaurant offers simple fare of tasty mixed grills, salad and mezze and has an outdoor terrace that is particularly popular at lunchtime. Beer and wine is discreetly served outside or served with great…
Cafe in Wadi Musa

Beit Al Barakah Restaurant

This pleasant coffeeshop with its floral window boxes is right on the roundabout at the centre of town and is a pleasant place to sit with a Turkish coffee (JD1). The shawarma sandwiches, one of only a handful of sn…