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Villa #224/1 on 15th between | 2nd/Airport and 24th/Al Karamah, Abu Dhabi P.O.Box 59623, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 643 9699
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08:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cozy little cafe is the perfect illustration of the Abu Dhabi mix: modern Arabic theme with some Western holiday decorations in this late November (could do without a Christmas tree though). They have a varied menu which makes choosing difficult (even more so given the number of deserts at the door). Eventually we settled for an "ultimate protein salad",... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A small, cosy restaurant, with delicious Lebanese food that makes you feel at home. Ideal for a big meal or just coffee or tea with any of its freshly baked cakes.

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Thank Alma A
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My kids liked it and I do recommend everybody to try it out, food is good, hot drinks are great and cakes are also nice.

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Thank Isiah77
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend introduced me to this place and was happy to visit it again. It's well decorated with lanterns, art pieces and books plus the service is efficient and friendly. It's the kind of cafe where one might feel ay ease to spend half a day in.

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Thank Fiona J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Had the kofta and the chicken kebab. Very tasty and good portions. Lovely setting and liked the speed of service which on a busy lunchtime was faster than expected for fresh cooked food.

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Thank John L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent eggs with avocado and smoked salmon followed by frenc toast with berries and cream! Incredible!

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Thank Sarah G
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

I was spending a weekend in Abu Dhabi with family & met couple of my friends there.. Wish I knew about this place long time back! It's gorgeous! Everything about it is amazing.. The location, the decor, the food, the atmosphere.. I simply LOVE it :) Although the waiters are nice, but they mixed up twice with our orders! Yet,... More 

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Thank Dima S
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

My friend took me here straight from the airport the night I arrived in Abu Dhabi as it is near hers and is a favourite, and I know exactly why!! Traditional and relaxing atmosphere, when you walk in you can't miss the tray of home baked cakes and exquisite looking desserts!! We had fresh juices and falafel which were absolutely... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

A friend brought me here for dinner and the limited menu is a peculiar mix of Arabic and Western. No alcohol, so important to know prior to arrival. There is indoor and select outdoor seating. Parking right in front of the venue is easy.

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Thank Charles R
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

You would rather expect to find a cafe like that in European capitals like Berlin, Vienna or others. However Cafe Arabia is Arabic at the same time. The perfect place to have coffee, sit and read, but also for breakfast, lunch or dinner. A variety of different food, cakes are extraordinary. Experience yourself ...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$73
Cuisine
Moroccan, Cafe, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 23:00
Monday
08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 23:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Villa #224/1 on 15th between | 2nd/Airport and 24th/Al Karamah, Abu Dhabi P.O.Box 59623, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 643 9699
Description
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?