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Rakwet Kanaan

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al Sa'adeh street, Aqaba, Jordan (Formerly Rakwet kanaan restaurant and cafe)
+962 3 206 0080
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The restaurant is centrally located in Aqaba and it looks pretty nice and traditional; the food is good and so is the service; but something went wrong with the bill; I was aware of the 10%+7% tax to be added to the prices showed on the menu' but still it was much higher than it should have been, too bad... More 

Thank stefano c
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

They did not want to serve us because of our nationality. After we set down they asked us where we are from and once we told them they wanted us to leave. Places like this should not stay open.

Thank Yuval S
Koper, Slovenia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful restaurant/coffee shop with the nice interior decorated with old Palestinian items. They serve different Palestinian and Arab dishes. We take just 3xtea, one coffee and 2xshisha. Everything was OK except the bill - we paid 34 JOD. Now I'm sure that there was a mistake or a scam.

Thank ElSloveno
Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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48 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch when in the area one day, Had a great meal, the lamb dish was outstanding. We sat outside street side and it was a comfortable setting. They also have an outdoor area on the second floor. Staff was friendly and service was good. I would recommend stopping by if in the area. We were in Aqaba... More 

Thank MikeChippewa
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48 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Situated in the city centre of Aqaba ,Rakwet kanaan, offers some very good authentic Arabic / Palestinian food . There was good choice for vegetarians as well . Service was good , and efficient . Looked like a place frequented by regulars . Interiors are pretty nice , with lots of b&w photos and all . Quite a nice place... More 

Thank vaishak v
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Restaurant workers put one item on invoice that we don't take it and when we ask him why Told us that you take it and pay it

Thank Ahmad A
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

I would recommend any traveler to visit this place Salads and appetizers are really good Value for money and good experience I tried Fish Tajen, wasnt tasteful as tge others but chicken Tajeen was really good. They serve shisha for they smokers Go to the second floor right away, better view and nice design

Thank raedsalameh
Amman, Jordan
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

This is a nice place if you wish to taste delicious Arabic food and to smoke hubbly bubbly. Located in Aqaba city. Nice decoration and friendly staff. Must visit

Thank Najeeb A
Munich, Germany
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61 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

First of all - the quality of the provided food (arab appetizer and desert, main courses fish/chicken) was really good, but the seating was very disappointing. The restaurant has 2 floors, in the first floor you have some couches where local people smoke waterpipes and drink tea. In the second floor there are "normal tables" with chairs. After a local... More 

Thank Friemens
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Great rest nice food and atmosphere highly recommened for tourist and local to spend nice time and eat

Thank Khader D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Middle Eastern, Halal
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: al Sa'adeh street, Aqaba, Jordan (Formerly Rakwet kanaan restaurant and cafe)
  • Location: Middle East  >  Jordan  >  Al Aqabah Governorate  >  Aqaba
  • Phone Number: +962 3 206 0080

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?