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The Weekender – 🍽️ Eid Family Lunch Favorites

With a long Eid holiday around the corner, it’s the perfect time for a big blow-out meal with your nearest and dearest. This Eid you can finally have the family reunion you’ve been waiting for. If you’re on the hunt for lunch spots to enjoy with the fam, luckily for you, there’s no shortage of great places to eat in Amman. Our Tip n’ Tag team has prepared a list of Eid family lunch spots for you to enjoy and make up for lost time.

This popular multi-award winning Lebanese restaurant offers excellent quality food for the whole family to enjoy. Book a table and travel back in time to experience a tangible sense of living in the past as you dine in style. After indulging in authentic mouthwatering mezze, treat yourself post-lunch to arak and shisha.

Tip: You can’t go wrong by ordering a mixed grill platter.

Experience the exquisite taste of signature French recipes in an elegant atmosphere. Their outdoor terrace is cozy enough to let you indulge in the warmth of the French cuisine. It’s your place to gather the family to celebrate in style. Bon Appetit!

Tip: End your meal with a fiery Flaming Dome Cake!

Located in the ancient city of Jerash, Um Khalil is a perfect spot for the entire family to enjoy delicious Lebanese cuisine. Dip your fingers in irresistible traditional dishes, and vibe along to your favorite tarab tunes. They also have a play area for the little ones. 

Tip: Opt for the Charcoal Grilled Kibbeh. You won’t regret it.

Time travel back to the Ottoman era. For a promising Turkish themed meal in a charming setting, head to Zambak Turkish Cuisine at Airport Road. Their outdoor area is beautiful and cozy for group gatherings. 

Tip: If you’re an adventurous eater we recommend the Othmalieh Shrimp.

Bourj Al Hamam, located in the InterContinental Hotel, has a wide range of Lebanese home-cooked meals with rich appetizers and daily fresh seafood options. Head to their outdoor terrace to enjoy a hearty lunch in a lovely family-friendly atmosphere. 

Tip: Order the Nayeh Platter. It’s everyone’s favorite for a good reason!

Treat the fam to a variety of organic and fresh farm-to-table dishes in a beautiful garden setting with panoramic views of forested hills. Keep the fun going by playing a heated game of paintball, a little bit of archery, enjoy a scenic walk around the Mountain Breeze Lodge & Resort and cool-off at the pool.

Tip: For larger groups, book a set menu that includes a selection of starters and main dishes.

This charming eatery is set within the new Jordan River Foundation exhibition space in Abdoun. They offer a modern menu of Mediterranean cuisine that is interesting yet isn’t overwhelming. After enjoying your meal, make sure you carve some time to check out the exhibition.

Tip: For an unforgettable seafood dish, try their sautéed shrimp fatteh aka Shrimps in Wonderland!

Head to Tal Rumman with your family for exceptional cuisine and unmatched views. This super huge restaurant that has an on-site swimming pool, a small souvenir shop, and incredible food is a perfect family destination. 
Tip: You must try the pomegranate flavored hummus & their grilled Babaghanoush served in a pineapple boat.

An Asian dining experience that the entire family will surely love. Spend an afternoon at their wood decked and bamboo fitted summer terrace and enjoy a variety of Asian platters and their delicately prepared sushi from their live sushi bar.

Tip: The Crab Rangoon is remarkable, especially when paired alongside a Teppanyaki dish.

For a high quality Levantine experience, Levant restaurant is the place to go. The menu includes choices of Lebanese, Syrian, Armenian and Jordanian dishes. Many dishes on the menu are vegetarian-friendly and can be made vegan. 
Tip: For an Armenian classic, order the Khashlama.

France is calling! You must go! This French restaurant’s open kitchen layout and innovative menu is perfect for meat lovers. It’s a comfortable classic French brasserie that families love. 

Tip: They’re best known for their perfectly cooked Steak Frites.

This nostalgic spot is located in an old traditional house in the heart of Madaba that consists of a large dining hall, a courtyard, a terrace and a small souvenir shop. Their extensive menu includes a variety of mezze and typical Arabic BBQ dishes. Haret Jdoudna also serves alcohol and shisha.

Tip: We recommend you try their meat sajiyeh.

The perfect spot for sushi enthusiasts! Vinaigrette is a popular lunch spot amongst Ammanies. Apart from the great view they have of the Amman skyline, their sushi variety is impressive. Their sushi boats are perfect for sharing with the fam!

Tip: Go big or go home. The Royal Boat includes 39 pieces of sashimi, sushi and maki.

Flock to Karam Beirut to taste their traditional Lebanese recipes. This family-favorite distinguished venue offers oriental cuisine full of traditional flavors to delight local food lovers. Enjoy hearty food followed by dessert in their lively outdoor area while listening to tasteful traditional music.

Tip: Sweeten your taste buds with an exceptional Halawet el Jiben.

“A culture within all cultures”. Blue Fig is where all the family’s gonna wanna go because it’s well-known for its high quality food and drinks, unique atmosphere, and relaxing outdoor terrace. Their rich menu offers a culinary journey where each item has its own cultural identity and celebrates unique flavors from all around the world. 
Tip: The combo platter is a definite delicious crowd pleaser!

This spacious Lebanese food spot on the edge of Fuheis offers a great range of mezze and grilled main dishes. In summertime, you can sit outside on a big terrace surrounded by palm trees, while enjoying a nice view and listening to the water fountain and traditional Arabic music.

Tip: Try the chef’s signature Filet Meat With Mushrooms.

A hidden gem located on the outskirts of Fuheis. They offer quality mezze and all kinds of Levantine signature dishes. The ancient setting along with delicious Arabic food and live music makes Watar Ziryab the perfect destination for families. 
Tip: You must try their fukhara oven baked Munazaleh.

This cottage themed restaurant with a backyard for outdoor dining is the perfect ambiance for large gatherings. Spend the afternoon indulging in yummy mixed grill platters and delicious Lebanese appetizers.

TIp: Start off light with a fig salad to warm up for the mains.

For an authentic Jordanian outing with the fam, enjoy your favorite local cuisine in a traditional setting at Nasim in Fairmont Hotel. Their homey and familiar environment makes it an ideal destination for friends and family gatherings. 

Tip: Try their twist on our beloved classic dish… the Masaf Burrito!

If you’re looking to impress your friends & family, Salt Steakhouse is the place to go. This cozy European inspired restaurant brings the essence of fine cuts of meat with a sophisticated dining experience.

Tip: For the carnivores, you’ll definitely want to try the wagyu beef Steakhouse Burger Moment topped with truffle mayo!

Enjoy the holiday Tipsters!

Lemur Love,

The Tip n’ Tag Team