The Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Amman

© Shams El Balad
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Restaurants in Amman offer all kinds of food. Although not many people in Jordan are vegetarians, restaurants are usually very considerate and are willing to cater to your needs. Here are our picks for the best vegetarian restaurants in Amman.

1. Wild Jordan Center

Restaurant with Rooms, Contemporary

Wild Jordan Center is locally known as the first vegan-friendly restaurant in Amman. Its menu mainly focuses on dishes low in fat and carbohydrates, as well as ingredients from the reserves of the Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature. The quinoa burgers and the Vegan Heaven brunch are great places to start. There are also million-dollar views from the restaurant.

© Wild Jordan Center

2. Sufra Restaurant

Restaurant, Mediterranean

This place embraces the spirit of a Jordanian mealtime. It offers both Middle Eastern and adapted Western cuisine, with plenty of vegetarian and vegan-friendly options. Sit outside on the exquisite open-air garden terrace. Must-try dishes include fattoush, hummos, sabanekh bezzait, sautéed spinach and onions, and their signature aubergine salad.

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3. Shams El Balad

Cafe, Restaurant, Mediterranean

Shams El Balad is Amman’s first farm-to-table outlet, offering local delicacies using only organic and seasonal ingredients. Enjoy their food in a smoke-free environment with oriental-inspired decor. A bonus is the free filtered water on every table.

Shams El Balad offers seasonal menus that are available only for a limited time only. This ensure ingredients are very fresh. Highlights are the fennel and Khubeizeh Taboon, and classic comfort foods such as flatbread with hummus.

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4. Levant Restaurant

Restaurant, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean

Levant Restaurant is a leading Middle Eastern venue that focuses on the Levant region. The menu includes near-endless choices of Lebanese, Syrian and Jordanian dishes. Almost every option in their menu is vegetarian-friendly, so order up!

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5. Primal Restaurant

Restaurant, Contemporary, Mediterranean

Primal Restaurant
© Primal Restaurant

Primal is the first and only Paleo restaurant in Jordan. It focuses on healthy gluten-free choices to encourage people to maintain a healthier lifestyle. They have everything from veggie patties to grilled sea bass, nutrient-full salads to decaf chocolate cups.

6. Melograno

Bistro, Italian, Mediterranean

Melogranos parmigiano souffle with black truffles
© Melograno

Melograno restaurant is one of the few restaurant in Amman that have an exclusively vegetarian menu. Their extraordinary food art combined with the exotic flavors of Italiano dishes they serve will let you drool. The restaurant offers gluten-free and vegan-friendly dishes that are also high-profile in presentation. Risotto Al Porcini is a must-try dish!

7. Beit Sitti

Restaurant, Middle Eastern

Beit Sitti, (meaning ‘my grandma’s house’), takes dining to an entirely new level, as you will be cooking your own meals! You have the freedom to chose your favourite ingredients according to your own tastes. It’s obligatory to reserve a spot in their daily cooking classes held at breakfast, lunch and dinner time. After proudly cooking your own healthy meal, enjoy eating it with good company and a dazzling view over Amman.

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