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Cafe Arabia

Villa #224/1 on 15th between | 2nd/Airport and 24th/Al Karamah, Abu Dhabi P.O.Box 59623, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 643 9699
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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Moroccan, Cafe, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
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Villa #224/1 on 15th between | 2nd/Airport and 24th/Al Karamah, Abu Dhabi P.O.Box 59623, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

I like the Palestinian food and ambient environment, although grilled salmon was slightly over cook. It is recommended to visit Arabia Cafe. They got variety of breakfast, salads, appetizers, main courses, etc. I took some photos for sharing.

Thank Jeff W
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Me and my family had a very good time...The place is like a museum, it is a journey through history and culture. The atmosphere is very cosy, make you feel like home. The Host is a wonderful woman who cares about the people who walks...More

Thank Salim B
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

A very homey ambiance; the minute you step in, the prominent male and female black & white framed photos of Arab presidents, actors, singers, poets and authors even architects like the late Zaha Hadid, and posters all over the walls form an interesting welcoming entrance...More

Thank TetaSusu
WithAida, Owner at Cafe Arabia, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Dear Teta susu, What a lovely review... it filled our hearts w love and pride to know your experience is everything we wish to be. We can’t thank you enough for the care and the love you have shown us here. Sam, indeed, is driven...More

Reviewed 24 September 2017

The ambiance of this place is virtually unrivaled. One instantly feels at home and I can attest to the fact that I've made many unforgettable memories over here with a special someone. Definitely gonna be coming back here asap.More

Thank Lord H
WithAida, Owner at Cafe Arabia, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Lord H your review is UNFORGETABLE! ❤️❤️ What more can we possibly ask for . We definitely just can’t wait to see you soon . Please let Sam know when you come! We are preparing a new menu and we need your feed back. Thank...More

Reviewed 21 September 2017

Really good menu with something for everyone. Location is convenient with plenty of parking (no mawaqif) outside. Staff are nice and food is fresh and tasty. Will go again.More

Thank LondonXYZ1973
WithAida, Owner at Cafe Arabia, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Dear friend , (LondonXYZ1973) It's so kind of you to take the time and write this awsome review! We are delighted & over the moon ❤️❤️❤️ ! Thank you THANK YOU 😍 and please come back soon . Love from your new home in Abu...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017

Cafe Arabia is well worth the drive from Dubai. Such a pretty place & the food is as colourful as the decor. As it was a treat for the group, our hostess ordered her favourites & none of the dishes disappointed. We especially love the...More

Thank SingaDiva1
WithAida, Owner at Cafe Arabia, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Dear SingaDiva Thank you for your review! We can’t wait to see you come back to experience also our currently under refurbishment, new look for the first floor and the roof top garden . Each will take you on a new journey ... to dream...More

Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

This cafe really makes me feel like at home.The ambience is very good.I tried the poached egg which was excellent.Service is very good.I recommend you all to visit this cafe.More

Thank George9877
WithAida, Owner at Cafe Arabia, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Dear George Thank you for your lovely review and your kind recommendation. I'm so happy you felt and enjoyed the warmth and love we put into our happy & homely Cafe . We can't wait to see you soon again . Kind regards from all...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

My brother, who was visiting me from the US, really wanted to try traditional Arabic coffee. Before even sitting down, we asked the host of Cafe Arabia if they served Arabic coffee. He said it's not a part of the menu, but then went above...More

Thank Becky T
WithAida, Owner at Cafe Arabia, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Dear Becky We are so touched by the warmth and appreciation of your experience at Cafe Arabia. It inspired us! I promise there will be Arabian coffee. .... in our upcoming new menu, under process as I write! Our new menu will feature a fusion...More

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Cafe Arabia is a relaxed, friendly place in a mainly residential part of Abu Dhabi. Close to Umm al Emarat Park (formally Mushrif Park) it's a great spot for a coffee, snack, or lunch. I'd recommend the meatballs with poached eggs, and the shish tawouk...More

Thank Crispin2013
WithAida, Owner at Cafe Arabia, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

...and WE ABSOLUTELY LOVE THAT YOU Loved Cafe Arabia! ❤️ Thank you and we all embrace you Crispin into our circle of friends! Pls Come back soon, and bring along your favourite recipe or dish ... we are preparing our winter menu ... your dish...More

Reviewed 3 August 2017

I haven’t been coming to this place often, but after a recent visit I’m starting to change my mind. I went to work on my laptop a bit and have something to eat (the new menu is very interesting). My meal didn’t take long to...More

Thank Nawaf A
Octavian M, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Arabia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Thank you for the kind words. Have a wonderful day and see you soon.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$76
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Villa #224/1 on 15th between | 2nd/Airport and 24th/Al Karamah, Abu Dhabi P.O.Box 59623, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 643 9699
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Cafe Arabia is a cultural venue, with three floors featuring Middle eastern culture, Art, English and Arabic library, open roof top terrace with seasonal events, grills, and The first floor Gallery. Food is freshly made to order ,family style meals, fusion and traditional hand me down recipes from family and friends. Our drinks are all made to order. We have perfect space for both business events and personal events . Cafe floors can be fully reserved for functions, we have a catering department ready to cater for all your events. Casual dinning
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