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Cafe Arabia

15th Street between 2nd/Airport Road and 24th/Karamah | Opposite Al Mushrif Children’s Park, Abu Dhabi 59623, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 643 9699
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (27 reviews)
“camel burger” (10 reviews)
“chai” (5 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Moroccan, Cafe, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
15th Street between 2nd/Airport Road and 24th/Karamah | Opposite Al Mushrif Children’s Park, Abu Dhabi 59623, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I will recommend this to my friends. Very comfortable, great staffs and excellent service. This place is great for meditate at afternoon and chilling at night :) This will be our new place to hang out

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love the atmosphere of the place, the staff plus the taste of the foods. They are very accommodating.

Thank Joy T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Cafe Arabia for lunch and were delighted with the choice and quality of food, drinks & coffee. The service was good and food presentation was nicely done. There are a number of nice and unusual pictures, artefacts and light fittings which add to...More

Thank J_LWigan
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

The place is interesting and the food is somehow good. But the service has to be improved. It's too long to order and to receive food. And if you have the chance to have what your ordered you still have to wait for the cutlery.......More

2  Thank LAURENT B
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Nothing like this in Abu Dhabi. coverted villa that is an arabic themed, arty cafe. Menu good with lots of choice and really good value, Sevice is always friendly. Don't be put off by the outside, indide it's a gem.

Thank BBmarlin50
CafeArabia, Manager at Cafe Arabia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Thank you for the wonderful review! The team here at Cafe Arabia is thrilled to hear such good feedback, and we’re proud to be one of the coziest cafe in Abu Dhabi... We hope to see you again, soon...

Reviewed 25 December 2017

I went this week with a couple of friends. Well appointed and cosy interior. I had pasta which was very good. Nice arrabbiata sauce. The Moroccan tea was perfect. However, my friends complained about the salmon in that they both said it was dry. They...More

1  Thank Skulmoski
CafeArabia, Manager at Cafe Arabia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Thanks for leaving a review and we're glad that you liked our pasta and tea... :) Our apologies with regards to your friends' salmon. We're normally known for our exceptional food quality, so will surely let our Head Chef and the whole kitchen know about...More

Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

I like the Palestinian food and ambient environment, although grilled salmon was slightly over cook. It is recommended to visit Arabia Cafe. They got variety of breakfast, salads, appetizers, main courses, etc. I took some photos for sharing.

Thank Jeff W
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Me and my family had a very good time...The place is like a museum, it is a journey through history and culture. The atmosphere is very cosy, make you feel like home. The Host is a wonderful woman who cares about the people who walks...More

Thank Salim B
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

A very homey ambiance; the minute you step in, the prominent male and female black & white framed photos of Arab presidents, actors, singers, poets and authors even architects like the late Zaha Hadid, and posters all over the walls form an interesting welcoming entrance...More

1  Thank TetaSusu
WithAida, Owner at Cafe Arabia, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Dear Teta susu, What a lovely review... it filled our hearts w love and pride to know your experience is everything we wish to be. We can’t thank you enough for the care and the love you have shown us here. Sam, indeed, is driven...More

Reviewed 25 September 2017

The ambiance of this place is virtually unrivaled. One instantly feels at home and I can attest to the fact that I've made many unforgettable memories over here with a special someone. Definitely gonna be coming back here asap.More

Thank Lord H
WithAida, Owner at Cafe Arabia, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Lord H your review is UNFORGETABLE! ❤️❤️ What more can we possibly ask for . We definitely just can’t wait to see you soon . Please let Sam know when you come! We are preparing a new menu and we need your feed back. Thank...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$77
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15th Street between 2nd/Airport Road and 24th/Karamah | Opposite Al Mushrif Children’s Park, Abu Dhabi 59623, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 643 9699
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Cafe Arabia is a cultural venue, with three floors featuring Middle eastern culture, Art, English and Arabic library, open roof top terrace with seasonal events, grills, and The first floor Gallery. Food is freshly made to order ,family style meals, fusion and traditional hand me down recipes from family and friends. Our drinks are all made to order. We have perfect space for both business events and personal events . Cafe floors can be fully reserved for functions, we have a catering department ready to cater for all your events. Casual dinning
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