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Al Mandi Al Dhahabi

Nizwa, Nizwa 611, Oman
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  • Excellent5%
  • Very good30%
  • Average23%
  • Poor26%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“late lunch” (2 reviews)
“parking lot” (2 reviews)
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Middle Eastern
Nizwa, Nizwa 611, Oman
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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.

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

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.

Thank Hasil A
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

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

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

Thank Niel B
Reviewed 26 September 2017

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

Thank LeadingSteps
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We went there because we saw their ad for "Sanzibari" food which we were interested in trying. When we tried to order some, they said that only Omani dishes were available. These we good however. Service was friendly, prices are quite reasonable.

Thank JG-Bayern
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I've been to this resturant with my family and couple of friends and we noticed the following; 1) Very strategic location in Nizwa and easy accessible. 2) The place is acceptably clean and has only ONE toilet for (male/female -shared) 3) There are 2 seating...More

Thank Abu_Uwais_
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This restaurant is recommended by the Lonely Planet Guide as a place frequented by expats and offering local dishes. Apart from the excellent mango juice, the food was plenty, but not impressive. Some dishes were good, other medium.

Thank iapad
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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nizwa, Nizwa 611, Oman
  • Location: Middle East  >  Oman  >  Ad-Dakhiliyah Governorate  >  Nizwa
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