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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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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (21 reviews)
“chai” (4 reviews)
“camel burger” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Moroccan, Cafe, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
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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11 - 20 of 312 reviews

Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Very delicious food and beautiful cafe. The music and the staff are perfect 👌🏻I would recommend my friends and family to come and visit such a nice cafe like Arabia Cafe

1  Thank 9afa
CafeArabia, Manager at Cafe Arabia, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Dear Safa, We are so glad that our food, service and atmosphere pleased you. It is our pleasant to hear. We will keep at it, always doing our best. Thank you for the great review & rating. We are looking forward to see you soon.

Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This place is like the colours of the rainbow and yet chic and stylish at the same time. The interior is full of wonders, most of which are available to buy. Lanterns, lamps, art, plates, a true mish mash of Arabian flavours. The food is...More

Thank MKG79
CafeArabia, Manager at Cafe Arabia, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Thank you for such a wonderful review, We are so happy to hear that you like everything about our cafe. We hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Cafe Arabia is one of the unique coffee shops in Abu Dhabi. They have that special ambiance that differentiates them from the rest. It is nested in a villa with a multi-thematic decor. Pictures of worldwide famous people are decorating a wall, a mini library...More

Thank maisaaksal
CafeArabia, Manager at Cafe Arabia, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

We are so happy to hear that you like everything about our restaurant and that our food is delicious. Thank you for such a wonderful review. Our goal is to see more review like this all the time. We hope to see you soon

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Came here for lunch and coffee with a friend. Excellent grilled salmon salad. Nice outdoor patio for having coffees :) upstairs roof is closed..

Thank alexandercarlb
CafeArabia, Manager at Cafe Arabia, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Dear Alexander, It is so wonderful to hear that you both like our cafe & food. Thank you for a great review. We hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

We ordered berries pancakes, American breakfast, and pasta carbonara. It was all taste nice. We also love the ambience, with the music and decoration. Will visit the place again some other time :)

Thank Hasan J
CafeArabia, Manager at Cafe Arabia, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Dear Hasan, We are so glad that you like our food, ambiance and decoration. It is our pleasant to hear. Thank you for taking your time and gave such a great review. We will see you soon.

Reviewed 9 March 2017

We had lunch at Cafe Arabia today, we have a new colleague and as I have eaten Camel meat many times before, I encouraged him to try the camel burger. I am sorry to say that I may as well have been eating at Burger...More

Thank cheryltodd13
CafeArabia, Manager at Cafe Arabia, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Dear Cheryl Todd, We're so sorry to hear about your unfortunate experience. Thank you for taking your time to write us feedback, and as always, your feedback matters to us. And hope you do give us the change to make it right. We are looking...More

Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

A lovely relaxing evening. Food was delicious and service was really good. We came together as flatmates and as friends to bid farewell to two ladies going away for a while. We are glad we came it was lovelyMore

Thank Arcilia K
CafeArabia, Manager at Cafe Arabia, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Dear Arcilia, We are so happy that you came and enjoyed our cafe. We will keep at it so that every time you come to see us, you will have the same experience. Thank you for taking your time to let us know how we...More

Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere and fantastic food! Recommend falafel, sweet potato salad, chicken skewers and great desserts.

Thank Anna H
CafeArabia, Manager at Cafe Arabia, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Dear Anna, We are very happy to hear that you were pleased with everything. "Wonderful atmosphere and fantastic food!" you said. We want nothing more than that. Thank you for the great review. We hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic lunch at this cafe! If you are in Abu Dhabi, definitely give it a try :) Was sitting outside and had great chicken Panini, worth the try

Thank saraweeh
CafeArabia, Manager at Cafe Arabia, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Dear Sara, We are so glad that you visited our cafe and you had a great experience. It is so good to see all your smiles :) Thank you for the great review. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We were greeted promptly and seated at our table. The servers took our order promptly and constantly met with a smile. The food was lovely. We couldn't fault a thing. We'll be back!

Thank Fionnuala_F_Fox
CafeArabia, Manager at Cafe Arabia, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Dear Fionnuala, We are so pleased to hear that you completely love our food and service. Thank you for the great review. We hope to see you soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$75
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 23:00
Monday
08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 23:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
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
  • E-mail
Description
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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