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PRICE RANGE
US$10 - US$25
CUISINES
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Middle Eastern, Arabic
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This restaurant is right near the entrance to Petra and close to the Movenpick hotel. It has a charming atmosphere with covered open air dining up high over the street. The traditional Jordanian food was excellent and we came back a second night to try...more items from the menu.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This didn't get a 5 star only because the lamb was tougher than we like, but the food was excellent and the atmosphere was very Jordanian!

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was brought here by our guide for traditional Jordanian food togerher with my fellow travellers.We were a group of 17 in total. We ate the mansaf, a lamb and rice pilaf topped with a yoghurt sauce rich with meat juices.It was covered I a paper...thin bread which proved useful in mopping out the sauce! Beautful lamb falling off the bone and delicate fragrant rice, delicious! The sides were simple , sliced onion with sumac, sweet potato fries and a rocket salad. Highly recommend! The mansaf has to be ordered a day in advance as it is slow cooked.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location is at the top of a building just a few meters from Petra's site entrance. The restaurant is very cosy and welcoming with its beduin's-tent style. Food was excellent )the best hummus we've had in Jordan) and the staff super friendly. Downstairs also...a paticerie selling typical sweets.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Ashraf Alnawafleh, Owner at My Mom's Recipe Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Marianna Thanks so much for your warm commentary! We're delighted you enjoyed some of the wonderful food you try during your visit to my mom's recipe restaurant! We're really grateful for you taking the time to share this with us and we do hope...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice décor; very charming Bedouin feel. Good service and waiter was helpful in making food selections. Very good food at a reasonable price. A true delight and a definite recommend.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Ashraf Alnawafleh, Owner at My Mom's Recipe Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Onetaxingguy Thank you so much for your excellent review. We're pleased to welcome you to Petra and My mom's recipe restaurant! We're also so glad you did have the time to dine with us and we're delighted you've enjoyed your experience. Thank you again...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yesteryear hardware (a phonograph, an old iron) made you think of your youth, and Mom's tools. The mightiest tool here is Mom's cookbook of recipes; our tourist group of six (some with experience of Middle Eastern food, some complete novices) ordered from all over the...menu, and Mom did not fail to delight all of us! From fattoush (cold cuke & tomato salad with khobs croutons) to fried halloumi cheese and whole fried sea bream, the reasonably-priced food seemed endless...or maybe we just ordered too much. Capped off the night with local (Arab) coffee and a dessert selection from their full-time bakery on the first floor - do yourself a favor and order the kunefe / konafa (pick an Arabic dialect!). This foodie wonderland sits on the third floor of a building, giving a rooftop view of nighttime Petra.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Ashraf Alnawafleh, Owner at My Mom's Recipe Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Kevthierryb Thank you so much for your excellent review. We're pleased to welcome you to Petra and My mom's recipe restaurant! We're also so glad you did have the time to dine with us and we're delighted you've enjoyed your experience. Thank you again...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very busy restaurant as it appears they cater to group tours, however that did not impact the excellent service. Food was excellent we shared a selection of appetizers and a lamb kebab- all were excellent

Date of visit: May 2022
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Ashraf Alnawafleh, Owner at My Mom's Recipe Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Rodney Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us. We're so pleased you've really enjoyed your visit and had a great time. We're grateful for your kind feedback and hope to welcome you back sometime soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We’ve just finished our dinner in this restaurant, we came after reading other’s people review and it didn’t disappoint, everything was excellent and dinners quality was to die for, we’ll certainly go back.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Ashraf Alnawafleh, Owner at My Mom's Recipe Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear celtic We're truly grateful for your kind commentary. Thank you for taking the time to let us know you've enjoyed your experience and we're sure to share your praise with our team, which always inspires them to work as hard as they do! We...More

Reviewed 14 May 2022 via mobile

The place was nice and food was great, must visit if you reach to Petra! Enjoyed the music and the food.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Ashraf Alnawafleh, Owner at My Mom's Recipe Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sarasairawi We're truly grateful for your kind commentary. Thank you for taking the time to let us know you've enjoyed your experience and we're sure to share your praise with our team, which always inspires them to work as hard as they do! We...More

Reviewed 7 May 2022 via mobile

We visited this restaurant on the strength of the reviews on here but we're very disappointed with the service. Even though there were 5 members of staff and only three tables of customers ( each with 2 people), we had to sit with our empty...plates in front of us for around 15 minutes before someone noticed that they needed clearing away ( and then only when we'd managed to finally catch their attention). Needless to say we didn't order the desserts we had been planning on.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Ashraf Alnawafleh, Owner at My Mom's Recipe Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2022

Dear Mr. Millimad Thank you for your review and for alerting us to your recent visit. We’re terribly sorry to know that you were subjected to such a frustrating experience, We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience your experience may have caused. This is certainly not...More

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Jib I
5 April 2018|
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Response from Raed1380 | Reviewed this property |
I think it's preferred specifically in the high season. Honestly my own experiment was without any reservation and we found a table very easily, the floor is large and the staff are helpful.
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Zulalidin
7 April 2017|
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Response from steve c | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall exactly but it was not what I'd call expensive- fair price, good value for an excellent meal. Good idea to check their web site.
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Zulalidin
7 April 2017|
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Response from alopezbarton | Reviewed this property |
About 15 USD a person. Varies based on dish ordered. Large helpings, I think we split a dish when there.
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My Mom's Recipe Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4