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Al Mandi Al Dhahabi

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Lunch, Dinner
Middle Eastern
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff

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Lunch, Dinner
Middle Eastern
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

hardly any locals there, so lots of tourists. They do offer seated (on the floor) dinner spaces and family spaces which we only saw when we went to pay the bill. Basic cuisine which is good, but nothing extraordinary.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tambli
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well the food is definitely average but it is so cheap that one can't really complain. Hummus was watery but the king fish was nice and so was the chicken. I wouldn't rush back but as they say ... you get what you pay for

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank robertapD3080KE
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Food weren’t good. Watery hummus! I don’t think the toilet had seen a mop for years! No paper towels. Floor was minging!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Pixiejoe22
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Good location opposite the Nizwa souq. We came on Lonely Planet's recommendation. But it was pretty terrible. Grilled chicken was tepidly reheated; my meat stew thing was mostly unidentifiable gristly chunks. The humous and bread was OK. But I wouldn't recommend this to anyone.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank JamesChesher
Reviewed 8 March 2018

We visited the Al Mandi Al Dhahabi for a late (maybe too late) lunch after visiting Nizwa Fort. We were hungry and therefore not that much motivated to look for better alternatives. We ordered a plate with Omani rice, tuna fish and some meat (I...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank anspaul
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Very friendly staff, if u want to enjoy the traditional way of seating and enjoy the meal. The price reasonable and menu u have options of meat, chicken and fish. It’s very close to Nizwa Souq.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank hasila2017
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

The food is not bad but it is prepared in advance and pretty commercial. The near Al-Zhuli restaurant is way much better

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Gloria F
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Service rather poor, Omani dish with chicken a disaster, my chicken tikka was acceptable and the children are very open-minded and try everything, but they felt like a pizza that evening and we let them. We have lived in 10+ countries and visited so many,...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank B8128RJchris
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We finished our soukh visit on a Friday afternoon around 12pm and we were desperate for food. We noticed the Zanzibari restaurant ac ross the parking lot and decided to give it a try. Our elderly mother struggled up the steps as there is no...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank NielB34
Reviewed 26 September 2017

This restaurant is just across the main road to Nizwa Souk. Affordable price. Food needs improvement.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank LeadingSteps
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