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The Oriental Restaurant

Main Street, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
+962 3 215 7087
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (40 reviews)
“coconut cake” (4 reviews)
“cheeseburger” (3 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We ate here twice during our visit to Wadi Musa/Petra. The food was tasty-on our second visit we made two requests and both were accommodated by the chef. Food was prepared Fresh upon ordering. We sampled many of the meze-quite yummy.

Thank rking666
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the opportunity to have a pizza for dinner at the oriental last week. The food was very good and they accept credit cards which is not always the case in the Petra area. Service was lovely. I ended up meeting the owners and...More

Thank mb2242014
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

One of the best restaurants in town Price is good Good for families and groups Fast service Great staff

1  Thank ManagerATSinbad
Reviewed 14 June 2017

I stopped to this place for lunch when leaving Petra, I was just looking for something fast before hitting the road so I've ordered a cheese burger and to be honest it was not good; the burger was a frozen one, the bread was almost...More

Thank stefano c
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Like other places in Jordan, we ate frozen food on the grill. The staff was very nice, and they offer a dessert, probably because of the Ramadan which was the best of our lunch. The drinks are just stupid expensive

Thank ploufdenlo
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Quality of food similar to most others on the strip running from Petra entrance gate. However, at least the staff here are friendly, pleased to see a returning customer and give out s free small, delicious, pastry at the end.

Thank DougF45
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We wanted American style casual food for dinner and we got it. Cheeseburger and fries and fresh pizza. Got service and free dessert.

Reviewed 15 May 2017

I thought that restaurants around Petra would be overly-priced and gross. Although there probably are some, Oriental Restaurant is decent. We had burgers and tea and the prices were reasonable. Approx $6-7JD / burger. If you don't have a box lunch for Petra, step outside...More

Thank Christina Y
Reviewed 12 May 2017

they serve really good tasty food, first day tried the pizza it was super tasty and then the next day I tried the local food upside mkloba, everyone should try it

Thank askdaak
Reviewed 27 April 2017

the good thing that you can see the chef cooking your food in front of you you can have the traditional and Jordanian meals or even the international meals upon request. the location also is few mesquites from the visitor center of Petra

Thank abumoo a
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
  • Location: Middle East  >  Jordan  >  Ma'in Governorate  >  Petra - Wadi Musa
  • Phone Number: +962 3 215 7087
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