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Abu Khalil

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Rainbow Street | Facing Al-Ahliyyah School, Amman, Jordan
+962 6 463 8968
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Amman, Jordan
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187 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I think it is from the first restaurant in Amman Still attractive Still Keeps its atmosphere and good food with the best prices

Thank Maenaddassi
Vancouver, Canada
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71 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

This place was so good for so long, but my last couple of visits were disappointing. The food isn't tasty and the place is very tired.

Thank AAlGhoul
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66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016

The restaurant located in Jabal Amman and you can walk to it from rainbow street. the serve a good food and options and the service is good but the hygiene is an issue as we went there and my sister experience gastrointestinal pain after few hour from leaving the restaurant and unfortunately we went to hospital at night and she... More 

Thank Majd A
Amman, Jordan
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

My daughters love oriental food, so i remembered an old place that i use to eat in when i was young. Still had the same old look , the food was not as great as i use to remember and was a bit expensive for the value of food. Try it you may like it

Thank Khaldun A
Amman, Jordan
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2016

nice place. good atmosphere. nice staff. overpriced. the food is not bad, was much better years ago.

Thank Tamer N
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2016

I first ate here back in the 1970's when the New York Times reviewed the place and gave it the wonderful review that it deserved at that time. In the years since it has gone downhill. Way downhill. The food is very greasy , overpriced and the place is not very clean.

Thank William L
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 January 2016

I used to dine at that place since late 80's, when it was managed by Abu Khalil himself, I tried to dine there last night out of nostalgia. We stood for several minutes before anyone notice that we are waiting even thought that the place was semi empty. After we got seated and waited for 17 minutes for someone to... More 

Thank rebhihaddad
Amman, Jordan
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88 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015

This is one of the best Chinese restaurants in Amman, Great food, service and prices...portions are satisfying too. The restaurant is in the old section of Amman , so the neighbourhood is really nice to stroll around. And yes, they do serve alcohol.

Thank MayMustafa
Manama, Bahrain
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67 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2015

I decided to celebrate teh birthday of my 17 years old daughter in a place that it is private with very good food. Abu Khalil provided us with the excellent home made chinese food. The food presentation can be much better with little effort. We enjoyed the evening but I do no recommend it to any as the place is... More 

Thank Samir Z
Amman, Jordan
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

I think it's 30+ years old, however still has great Chinese food with very reasonable prices of food and alcoholic drinks, it's very nice old style house in one of the oldest neighborhood in Jabal Amman area. Very busy over lunch time during the holiday however maintains great quality and service speed, I would recommend it always to anyone.

Thank Muhannad H

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Restaurant Details

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Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Delivery, Takeout, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rainbow Street | Facing Al-Ahliyyah School, Amman, Jordan
  • Location: Middle East  >  Jordan  >  Amman Governorate  >  Amman
  • Phone Number: +962 6 463 8968

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?