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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 6 days ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

...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 5 August 2017

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

Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Most tasty coffee and breakfast I tried in this café. Amazing food, service. Shakshuka is very delisios. Very nice atmosphere inside the café. Thanks a lot. You are doing great job.More

Thank Ahmed_abdoul-al
WithAida, Owner at Cafe Arabia, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Dear Ahmed You made our day! We, all, at Cafe Arabia strive to offer a happy and memorable experience and there is nothing more rewarding than receiving a review from our visiting guests to say we actually did well. Thank you for taking the time...More

Reviewed 21 June 2017

A cozy place for weekend breakfast. The interiors are wow, my favorite place is sitting next to the bookcase with cofee. Tried shaksouka, falafel and foul and all taste great!

Thank MimiMimism
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Little quirky place, cosy and great ambience, perfect for a lazy Saturday afternoon, or even for a Business meeting. The food is great, so is the variety of food, hot drinks and cakes. I recommend the new avocado and smoked salmon poached eggs and the...More

Thank Alisa L
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Great place. It is like sitting home in your living room next to your bookcase with coffee in the table. Or having a breakfast... And their breakfast is awesome. Rich and tasty. We had eggs benedict with avocado salad and pancakes and all were just...More

1  Thank paul j
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a hidden gem in the city of Abu Dhabi, with great atmosphere and even better service. Dont let the name put you off, this is a cafe with a cultural mix of wester cafe food and arabian delicacies. Stop by for morning tea...More

Thank Shergar2013
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$79
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
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
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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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