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Red Cave Restaurant

Near Petra Main Gate | Walking distance from Petra Visitor Center, 20 meters from Petra Mevenpick Resort, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
+962 3 215 5599
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (29 reviews)
“baklava” (8 reviews)
“rice” (22 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Middle Eastern, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Near Petra Main Gate | Walking distance from Petra Visitor Center, 20 meters from Petra Mevenpick Resort, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for food in the evening ordered the mixed grill which when it turned up was missing all the grilled vegetables so had to ask them for the vegetables chicken tasted a little off also had the falafel wrap which wasn't very nice wouldn't go...More

1  Thank cass86
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here twice in 3 days. Simple tasty meals chicken swahama etc very nice and reasonable price big salad unlike other places. Gave us free dip as it was busy and we had to wait for 15 min before we could order. Would recommend.

Thank 3638grace
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Red Cave restaurant seems to be on par with most of the other restaurants near the gates to Petra, touristy and a little bit bland. We only went to one great restaurant during our stay near Petra and unfortunately it wasn't Red Cave. The food...More

Thank sydneyIA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited as part of a tour for a live cooking demonstration. Friendly staff and excellent food. I was catered for well as a vegetarian and the others on my tour enjoyed their meat dish. Good atmosphere. Recommended.

Thank Natascha E
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

A normal restaurant, a little above average in a city were everything is too touristic and you pay a high price for median quality.

Thank Cuca8219
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Typical dishes, ample serving,friendly staff. A good escape from standardized hotel cuisine. With 15 dinars per personne you can get tasty traditional appetizers, various méat dishes

Thank Patrick A
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We came for lunch with Kids after visiting Petra and we ordered Mansaf... it was yummy so delicious .. BTW we came to know it's 32 years old one and the first resturant in Petra..

Thank Rami A
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Appalling food. The worst meal we have had in Jordan in the last 10 days. The salad came with half the ingredients missing and no dressing and the main course was so obviously old food which had been re-heated. The rice was old and hard...More

2  Thank M9288AVmarka
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Friendly wait staff, and the food is simply delicious. The Gallayah and Maglubah are both excellent! Be sure to visit if you come to Petra !

Thank Pchou1026
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

After a disappointing dinner at Marriott where we stayed, the next day we decided to eat somewhere in town. Hotel staff refused to give any advice, so we asked taxi driver. He immediately told us that he knows the best restaurant in town which turned...More

Thank attache_14
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Near Petra Main Gate | Walking distance from Petra Visitor Center, 20 meters from Petra Mevenpick Resort, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
  • Location: Middle East  >  Jordan  >  Ma'an Governorate  >  Petra - Wadi Musa
  • Phone Number: +962 3 215 5599
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Oriental Restaurant Badawi character in the way of cooking and modern in the way the service prices affordable for everyone The restaurant seats up to 220 people
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