Amman, the cosmopolitan capital of Jordan is the most populous city in the country and offers plenty to see and do for residents and visitors. There are plenty of dining options available in the city, with cuisines ranging from authentic Middle Eastern to popular International chains. Arabic food is the most common and fits into everyone’s budget. Typical Arabic food include fresh bread, grilled meat and various dips and mezzes made from pulses and grains.
Known for their fresh and tasty falafel, Hashem Restaurant is always a busy and happening eatery in the downtown area. The restaurant has been running successfully for generations by a Turkish family and serves a fresh menu with homely hospitality. Great for a budget-friendly meal with large portions.
For authentic Jordanian cuisine, Sufra is a top recommendation amongst locals. So popular is the restaurant that it is believed that even the royal family pays frequent visits to dine there. Sufra combines traditional Jordanian flavours and spices with age-old recipes that have been passed down through generations.
One of the most popular Lebanese restaurants in the city, Fakhr El-Din sits on the 2nd circle in Amman and offers a wide range of mezza, fresh meat and fish and Arabic desserts. Visitors can choose to even smoke flavoured sheesha or sit in the non-smoking area.