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Tripoli Old city, Marcus Aurelius Arch, Tripoli, Libya
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good50%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“clay pot” (9 reviews)
“roman arch” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Tripoli Old city, Marcus Aurelius Arch, Tripoli, Libya
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

Right next to Aurelius Arch with lots of stone ruins about. Beautiful lights at night. Had the baby camel in the sealed clay pot that they break in front of you. It was quite good. We ate here back in 2010.

Thank RandRabroad
Reviewed 16 November 2016

AMAZING.The atmposhere is awsom, the Roman arch is at least 2000 yrs old, Beautiful place & The setting and the surroundings are surreal, recommended for family and for couples.

Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place and the food is absolutely delicious. The setting and the surroundings are surreal, recommended for family and for couples.

Thank Sara A
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Awesome place!! Good service and delicious libyan food.. Very nice ambiance and view outside the restaurant..👍👍👍

Thank Yami P
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

The quantity and quality of food have made this restaurant very popular. I eat in Al-Athar once a month because of its Libyan cuisine. Big servings, affordable price and Libyan atmosphere.

Thank MJPalmares
Reviewed 25 January 2016

one of the best restaurant in the old city of Tripoli Libya mixed between nice food and the old city of Tripoli nice food very friendly waiters and good chef you can see the MArco Aurrelius Arch special dish Jara with lamp and they have...More

Thank Samehliverpool65
Reviewed 26 October 2015

The atmposhere is awsom, the Roman arch is at least 2000 yrs old, food is good, do not miss to vedio the Jar when they break it;

Thank Arif63
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

One of the best restaurants in Tripoli. With live music and nice view of arch of Marcus. The place is clean and the service is perfect and they have delicious food. Especially don't forget to try the jarrah.

1  Thank SAF13
Reviewed 12 August 2015

That's right this is indeed a restaurant within the ancient ruins of a Roman city. They serve up traditional Libyan fare including baby camel cooked in a clay pot which they break in front of you!, come here at night the atmosphere is fantastic.... only...More

Thank Stephengollan
Reviewed 17 March 2015

it is a nice place to go for the warm summer nights. the food is pretty good and the value for money is average. but the atmosphere is what makes the place

Thank Quacker29
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Nearby Attractions
The Arch of Marcus Aurelius
68 reviews
.01 km away
Tripoli's Red Castle (Assai al-Hamra)
21 reviews
.61 km away
Street Murals
11 reviews
7.85 km away
Al-Majidya Mosque
6 reviews
3.24 km away
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tripoli Old city, Marcus Aurelius Arch, Tripoli, Libya
  • Location: Africa  >  Libya  >  Tripoli District  >  Tripoli
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