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.
Wild Jordan Center
Restaurant with Rooms, Contemporary, $$$
Wild Jordan Center
is locally known as the first vegan-friendly restaurant in Amman
. Its menu mainly focuses on dishes low in fat and carbohydrates, as well as ingredients from the reserves of the Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature
. The quinoa burgers and the Vegan Heaven brunch are great places to start. There are also million-dollar views from the restaurant.
Restaurant, Mediterranean, $$$
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.
Shams El Balad
Cafe, Restaurant, Mediterranean, $$$
Shams El Balad is Amman’s first farm-to-table outlet, offering local delicacies using only organic and seasonal ingredients. Enjoy their food in a smoke-free environment with oriental-inspired decor. A bonus is the free filtered water on every table.
Shams El Balad offers seasonal menus that are available only for a limited time only. This ensure ingredients are very fresh. Highlights are the fennel and Khubeizeh Taboon, and classic comfort foods such as flatbread with hummus.
Restaurant, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, $$$
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!
Restaurant, Contemporary, Mediterranean, $$$
Primal is the first and only Paleo restaurant in Jordan. It focuses on healthy gluten-free choices to encourage people to maintain a healthier lifestyle. They have everything from veggie patties to grilled sea bass, nutrient-full salads to decaf chocolate cups.
Bistro, Italian, Mediterranean, $$$
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!
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.