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Red Cave Restaurant

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Near Petra Main Gate | Walking distance from Petra Visitor Center, 20 meters from Petra Mevenpick Resort, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
Name/address in local language
+962 3 215 5599
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10:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The location is good but the food is average. You can find burgers, shawarma, club sandwich at quite decent prices but the food is not great. They also serve alcohol.

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Thank MatingoA
Paris, France
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Waiter had bad attitude. We ordered starters in the beginning. Then I asked for some more starters and my main course, and the waiter says that I should order everything in one go. I order one falafel sandwich and when the order arrived, there were no falafel balls in the sandwich. Even instead of pita, it was a wrap kind... More 

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Alicante, Spain
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470 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a varied and very filling lunch. Clearly everyone was well fed on the day that we dined here.

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1 Thank Andrew D
Brisbane, Australia
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lived up to the Trip advisor reviews. Meals are large and the falafel sandwiches amazing. My husband had the chicken kebabs and it was so large and tasty he could barely finish it, served with a lovely salad. No alcohol sold anywhere so you won't enjoy a wine with lunch or dinner but the food is really good and the... More 

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Thank springtrip88
Atlanta
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very helpful and friendly staff. Good local food close to Petra gates. They offered different Jordanian dishes that were very tasty. Also had free wifi.

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Thank TravelforScuba
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is close to Petra which means they are conveniently located so it feels they are lazy about the food quality. Given the costs of the meal I would recommend to go up further into the town a bit (500 metres) and try food at the main roundabout restaurants where you'll find beautiful traditional dishes and good service. The... More 

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Thank Minesh G
Southampton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We chose this restaurant as it was near to our hotel. It was not busy but the service was extremely slow. We waited 45 min for our food to arrive and even then only half of us got our meal. Another 15 min later the rest of the food arrived and when it did, it was stone cold, dry and... More 

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Thank FinUK3
Bangkok, Thailand
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92 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Because of good reviews on TA we had dinner at Red Cave.... well we shouldn t have. What is there to like there? The decor inside looks ok but we had dinner on the terrace with its glaring white neon bulbs and plastic decor! Food was particular untasty = no flavor at all! A blind test should be carried out.... More 

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Thank Eric P
Newfoundland
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Red Cave restaurant is the perfect place to stop for a cold beverage after a long day walking in Petra. We didn't eat there just had drinks but the food that people ordered looked quite good.

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Thank BMHNewfoundland
lakeland,fl
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81 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was a unique place for a drink. Had a really good piano player/singer. Right across street from hotel. Enjoyed having a fun evening there

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Thank wendyLakeland_fl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Middle Eastern, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
10:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 23:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Near Petra Main Gate | Walking distance from Petra Visitor Center, 20 meters from Petra Mevenpick Resort, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
  • Location: Middle East  >  Jordan  >  Ma'in Governorate  >  Petra - Wadi Musa
  • Phone Number: +962 3 215 5599
Description
Oriental Restaurant
Badawi character in the way of cooking and modern in the way the service prices affordable for everyone
The restaurant seats up to 220 people

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