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Ramadan Guide – The Fasting & The Furious – Part 2

Breakfast. It’s only been 9 days but don’t you miss it already? How about a nice cool beverage to get your buzz going while enjoying the summer nights Amman has been gracing us with lately? All is not lost Tipsters, we’ve got the ultimate guide prepared for you to “keep calm and carry on” during Ramadan.



9:00 a.m. – 2:00 a.m.

Amman’s favorite bakery is operating normally during the holy month. They’re open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and offer their usual delivery service.


11:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. &  7:00 p.m. – 1:30 a.m.

If you’re looking for a hearty breakfast or a wide variety of pastries and deserts to choose from then you’ll love Cafe Gourmand.

  Cafe Italia

Breakfast: 6:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. / Lunch: 12:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. / Dinner: 9:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Cafe Italia’s food is prepared with the highest quality ingredients there is, the point where even the way their menu items look when they arrive on your table is a treat! They’re open all day during Ramadan for breakfast, lunch and dinner.


8:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Grab a book, head down to the heart of Jabal LWeibdeh, chose your favorite tea to sip on while enjoying a calm and serene atmosphere.


9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Who’d ever say no to Chez Hilda? Whether it’s their pastries, cakes or cookies it’s been one of Amman’s favorite go-to places for years. Head down there for a croissant and a cup of tea or maybe a biscuit and a morning chat with friends.


9:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Have breakfast, lunch or dinner indoors or at their outdoor terrace where they serve shisha and a great international menu. (Jabal Amman only)


9:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m.

If you haven’t tried their recently updated menu, then you should! Casper & Gambini’s is open daily serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. If you swing by in the morning then you have got to try their eggs benedict and maybe finish off with some of their summer sorbet.


8:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. / Fridays: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Whether looking for a place to serve you a cup of Matcha or a quick bite to eat, head down to Turtle Green Tea Bar when on Rainbow St.


8:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Get your freshly brewed coffee, healthy smoothies and delectable snacks at Caffe Strada. It’s the perfect place to head down to with a book, laptop or to get some much-needed work done!


9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

In the heart of Abdoun, a couple of meters away from Abdoun circle, you’ll find a gem that has been serving delicious pastries and sweets since 1995.


10:00 a.m. – 3:00 a.m.

All your traditional Arabic breakfast desires can be satisfied in one place! Shams El Balad will continue to serve all their delicious and mouthwatering traditional menu items throughout Ramadan. Very Suhoor compatible!

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Pie Crust

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Located in Fuhais, Pie Crust is all about pies with all sorts of stuffings, savory and sweet. For those of you who fear carbs, don’t worry because they serve a variety of soups and salads to satisfy all sorts of foodies.

living room

1:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Right on top of Romero Restaurant lies The Living Room, a laid-back lounge where you can have some of the best food in Amman. They make delicious salads, like their signature Medeteranian Salad, unreal shawarma wraps, fresh sushi and killer wings to name a few of their spectacular dishes.


1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Yes! Kababji is open from 1:00 p.m. till 9:00 p.m. at both their branches in Shmeisani and Mecca Street, they are delivering right to your doorstep too! They have playing cards, shisha, backgammon and a daily Iftar buffet.


1:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

If you can’t live without your sushi fix, rest assured that Yoshi will be open and killing it as usual with their delicious sushi rolls. Oh, wait! Except they’ll be closed for maintenance from June 13th till June 22nd.


1:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Warm soup, delicious appetizers and flavorful main dishes are what’s up at Ren Chai! If you are craving some Asian stir fry, excellent duck or to-die-for dumplings then this is the place where you should be reserving for your Ifar this Ramadan, as they’ll be offering their usual A la carte menu throughout the holy month. They’re open daily from 1:00 p.m. till 12:00 a.m.


11:00 a.m. – 3:00 a.m.

This low-key spot located in Sweifieh is open daily starting 11:00 a.m. where they serve international dishes, drinks and shisha till Suhoor. If you’ve never been to Beverly’s, then you are missing out on one of the most spacious venues in Amman that has an absolutely beautiful outdoor terrace.


1:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

No other Mexican joint in Amman has got us hooked on chips and guac like Arriba does, not to mention their delicioso Mexican food and drinks. A spacious venue with booths and stools, it’s worthy to mention that they have fantastic service.

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12:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Juicy burgers, stuffed meatballs, amazing steaks and even more to-die-for food at Lucca Steakhouse! Serving their lean, mean, delicious protein.


12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

It’s no secret that this little deli down Rainbow St. is one of our all-time favorite places for sandwiches. Lucky for us they’ll be open daily from 12:00 p.m. till 7:00 p.m. making the same, delicious sandwiches and salads we absolutely love!


12:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.

Gorgeous rooftop view from the last floor of Al Qasr Metropole Hotel in Shmeisani, delicious food and an impressive wine list. They’re known to be one of the best sushi spots around town and they have a wide international menu with excellent food and desserts.


10:30 a.m. – 2:00 a.m.

Kepi is right on Paris circle in Jabal Lweibdeh, a small and simple cafe serving good food, where people go in for shisha, a game of backgammon and intellectual talk. They serve coffee, sandwiches and have a few healthy options for salads and grilled chicken or beef. We recommend you try their eggplant salad, served with tahini dressing and grilled chicken on top of a bed of greens and cherry tomatoes with crispy eggplant.


1:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.

All three branches of Buffalo Wings and Rings in Amman are open from 1:00 p.m. till 3:00 a.m. Abdoun, Khalda and Jabal Amman. You can go in and have lunch, Iftar or dinner with friends and family. If you are planning on stopping by there, then don’t miss out on their signature spinach dip and gyros.


12:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

At the very end of Rainbow Street, stands one of Amman’s  favorite pubs with a view. La Calle has been around serving cold beers and tasty meals for a very long time now. People come back for the great service and delicious taste, whether you are looking for a juicy steak sandwich, a fresh bowl of salad or their delicious pizza, they have it and they’re open daily.

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1:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Cantaloupe always has and always will be one of the spots that deserves so much credit for their food, it’s consistent and  delicious! Both of their branches are open daily from 1:00 p.m. till 11:00 p.m. and they offer a 30% discount between 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.


12:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.

A beautiful outdoor terrace located on T2 floor at Taj LifeStyle where you can find the best Italian food. Little Italy consistently serves up excellent pizzas, risotto, pasta dishes and amazing salads made with the best ingredients. They are open for lunch, Iftar and dinner starting 12:00 p.m. till late hours of the night. If you’re stopping by for a meal, save some space for their signature homemade gelato.

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9:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.

A spacious indoor/outdoor venue that always has good music, food and good vibes. They have a large Japanese menu to choose from and a killer Ura Maki roll selection worthy of mentioning. Their signature dips are absolutely delicious and they make one of the best Bresaola pizzas. Whether you are heading there for dinner or drinks, you won’t be disappointed when choosing Oz.


4:30 p.m – 11:00 p.m.

If there’s one place that truly define’s culinary delight in Amman it’d be Karmah’s Kitchen. They are open daily from 4:30 p.m. till 11:00 p.m. and they make the best option for a late lunch or a light dinner. Serving a range of fantastic dishes and a 3-course menu that changes on daily basis.


4:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

The Lodge has their outdoor area open and it’s just as beautiful as their balcony overlooking Fuhais. They’re playing oldies as they do most nights of the week and the kitchen will continue to serve their a la carte menu.


5:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.

Sekrab is a concept bar on Rainbow Street that is made out of recycled junk and its pulls it off pretty nicely! Whether your choose to be seated on their old barber chair or hanging out with friends at a broken down van at their rooftop, you’re guaranteed to enjoy the setup and view they offer.

blue fig

7:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.

It’s no secret that Blue Fig has become a landmark in the Abdoun area and it’s for obvious reasons. They satisfy all tastes with their wide menu and innovative twists on classics. It’s a stop for good coffee, food and daily fresh desserts.


5:00 p.m. till 2:00 a.m.

If you are looking for a place with a calm and collected atmosphere, that serves good food and drinks in an outdoor space then hit up the Loft and we’re pretty sure you’ll wanna stay a while.


9:00 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.

They’re renovated and looking better than ever! They’re open daily from 9:00 a.m. till 11:30 p.m. where you can go for breakfast, lunch and dinner with an epic view overlooking old Amman. They serve local dishes with a twist, it’s a smoke free space and it’s perfect for families with kids.

Cafe De paris

12:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Cafe De Paris is famous for their expat scene and wild tequila Tuesdays, but what a lot of people don’t know, is that they serve really good food and not just good cocktails. They make a really good penne alla vodka and a burger that is smoky and juicy!


12:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.

Vintage offers a great food menu, their highlight is the fresh seafood dishes such as the Paella. Boasting a cosy outdoor space, their indoor interior is also absolutely authentic and charming.


12:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Italian authentic food that makes you scream “Bellissimo”! Trattoria at The Qasr Metropole Hotel serves some of the best Italian food you can find around Amman. Fresh salads, many delicious pasta dishes and amazing pizzas with fresh ingredients.


12:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Heard of Metro yet? Well if you haven’t, there’s one thing you should know. Their food is beyond good, it’s actually great. They offer an amazing variety of seafood dishes that are guaranteed to make you fall in love with the place, such as their Salmon Tartar with ginger and the Ahi Tuna Roll with sweet sauce. If you are a beer lover, they offer a large variety of local and imported beer on tap.


2:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.

What makes this place absolutely special is the outdoor garden that they have set up. They have tree lights put up outside during the night and their choice of music is always on point. During Ramadan, they serve shisha outside and have Arabic sweets besides their regular menu. If you head there for dinner you should try their pepper steak.

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12:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Laid back, authentic and truly a neighborhood bar that features an airy terrace and a spacious interior. Corner’s is the place you want to hit up to catch that evening bite and beer.

Decanter Lounge

1:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.

If you’re looking for a night of Arabic music and dancing till the early hours of the morning, then head down to Decanter located near Abdoun circle. Most nights, they have Arabic performers singing, including Jordanian singer Ziad Saleh, who is actually the lounge owner.

The Nub

4:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.

The brand new sports bar that has replaced Oobe, this new Atico Group venue is promising to take you to New York and back through it’s music and interior. They offer a variety of bar food including a delicious variety of sliders and a wide range of beers on tap.

The Queen Vic

12:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Synonymous for Karaoke nights and their coverage of English football, Queen Vic’s is usually packed during Ramadan and houses an atmosphere that you won’t want to miss out on, especially if there’s a game on!

Off the Record

5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Tucked away ever so slightly, this speakeasy boasts a colorful retro vibe to its interior that is ever so welcoming with its warm incandescent lighting, jazzy tunes and creative drinks. If it’s class you’re after, this is it.


12:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Besides having an incredible host and bartending team, Chestnut has a huge fanbase because of their cuisine. This month they’re serving you drinks, ice cream and light snacks poolside at The Zest Village as well as their regular location. Get a taste of what they’re about by visiting their new location this month, poolside.

Good Pub

1:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

They’re not going anywhere this month, they’re up and running starting in the early afternoon serving food and drinks to their customers. You can enjoy a seat at their semi-outdoor area, grab a bite or just go for drinks with friends!


8:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Fancy yourself a hangout with the artisans of Lweibdeh while listening to some up and coming act perform? Maestro’s a spot to let your Ramadan guard down with their abundance of expats and their hidden outdoor area.


12:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Pool Table? Check. Oversized Bar? Check. Rock Music? Check. Outdoor Area? Check. There’s not much more a place can offer than what’s at offer at Murphy’s and with them showing the Euro Tournament, there’s no other place that’ll keep your footie-loving and non-loving friends both happy at the same time.


12:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Rainbow St.’s favorite bar and casual eatery is always a good destination during Ramadan whether you want to be sitting on their upstairs balcony or in one of their three floors enjoying their yummy bites or their happy hour specials.


4:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.

Are you a sucker for panoramic views, good food and a great vibe? O Six has got all that and then some. Enjoy the vibe while you soak in the horizon and their to die for new slider menu. Keep an eye out for the Shrimp and Wasabi Slider…you heard it here folks!

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7:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.

Located at the Landmark Hotel, The Zest Village is a large outdoor venue bringing some of Amman’s best bars and pubs together in one location. Enjoy the open air venue, that has been set up pool-side with a variety of pubs and bars for you to choose from!

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Because some people can’t live without it! This local pub that is usually packed all days of the week during the summer has relocated to keep serving up their drinks in jars for everyone to enjoy. Drop by for one of their delicious jars with Twizzlers dipped in it or a regular drink served by one of their friendly staff at their pop-up location at The Zest Village.


Yes, they’re there too! Bricklane has large customer base at its original location because of their service and food. They serve great bar food that comes in generous portions, their pricing is fare compared to other pubs and they have a lot of regular customers that come back because they make them feel at home! Drop by their temporary location for a taste of their service and vibes.


Besides having an incredible host and bartending team, Chestnut has a huge fanbase because of their cuisine. This month they are serving you drinks, ice cream and light snacks poolside at The Zest Village as well as their regular location that has different operating times (12:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.) Get a taste of what they’re about by visiting their new location this month, pool side.


Beer snob? If so, you might want to head over to the house of Ale and put them to the test. They’re known for the events they host featuring local bands and musicians and for having as many Karakale beer taps as one could have. If you stop by to have a drink poolside, you might want to try the “pale ale” which has less bite than the usual ale.

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Till next time, Tipsters!

Lemur Love,

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