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Cafe Arabia

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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
08:00 - 23:00
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Came here for late lunch during the week. I love local food, but struggle to find good restaurants with reasonable prices that serve it in a nice atmosphere; it's either extremely high end, or take away. This was perfectly in the middle, with high quality and reasonable prices for home cooked and customized regional food. Our order arrived quickly and... More 

Thank JDubai2015
Helsinki, Finland
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Love the atmosphere of this place, casual and friendly. Excellent falafels and hummus that have a local touch, highly recommended!

Thank Ullalaablog
Level Contributor
100 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Cafe is a lovely place to visit, eat some great Arabian food in a funky arty decor. The ambience is really relaxing and location brilliant being just opposite Mushrif Park. @cafearabia #cafearabia We had a great selection of classic food; hommus, mutabal, felafal, jarjar salad, kebab platter washed down with lemon & lime drink. Love the fresh flavor some... More 

Thank dpe156
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Read about this place in the blogs. Great service, food came quickly and it was delicious. Thumbs up!!

Thank Jere P
New York
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place! I've come here alone, with friends and with coworkers to do business. Truly a gem! Such good food, shakes,coffee, and snacks. Literally a hidden gem in Abu Dhabi! A must if you're looking for great cafe food. Love it!! Just as a note, service seems to be better downstairs than upstairs.

Thank Kara F
Doha, Qatar
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Café Arabia is situated quite close to my home so I have the luxury of indulging at least once or twice a month in either a cup of coffee and some cake or a meal. We love to spontaneously decide to have meet ups there. The arabiaccino is really good. They do a good variety of dishes Arabic and continental.... More 

1 Thank feesa
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172 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice cosy restaurant, variety of food is ok, prices also. Restaurant is very clean, so i would come back for sure

1 Thank FreeDidi
WithAida, Owner at Cafe Arabia, responded to this review

Lovely Freedidi ❤️️❤️️❤️️ thank you for visiting and for taking the time to share your experience. Your review is highly appreciated! We can't wait to see you visit again. Let us know when you come what you would like to see in your Cafe Arabia we are all open for suggestions and making them materialize. See you soon Love always... More 

Abu Dhabi
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited this place few days ago, have not experienced such a horrible service for long time in Abu Dhabi. 1. nobody coming with menus but 3 staff chitchatting at their ordering counter, I can see their managers just walking here and there not paying attention to new customers either - had to call somebody to bring me menus. 2.... More 

1 Thank KaterinaLP
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 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 

1 Thank Andrei D
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

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.

Thank Alma A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$75
Moroccan, Cafe, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
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
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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