While there are deep-rooted coffee traditions in Jordan among the Bedouins, there are many places in Amman to find a great cup of joe. Surrounded by history, art, and culture, Amman is an eclectic city. For those looking to take a break from sightseeing and enjoy a relaxing cup of coffee, or want to find an opportunity to mingle among the locals, here are is where to find the best coffee in Amman.
Seven Pennies Coffee
A cozy, comfortable atmosphere perfect for meeting friends, or even to bring a laptop and catch up on some work, there is ample seating and abundant plugs. Seven pennies attracts a lot of students and young Jordanians from the area. What makes Seven Pennies Coffee some of the best coffee in Amman is that for every JOD spent, they will donate seven pennies to a charity. Guests can choose which charity to support. There is a real sense of community at Seven Pennies, it is a great concept and great coffee. They also serve sandwiches, cakes, and other small snacks in a warm, welcoming atmosphere.
Abdallah Al-Hammoud St. Amman
7:00 am – 12:00 am 7 days a week
Almond Coffee House
A lovely and relaxed, urban setting, Almond Coffee House is a comfortable place to enjoy coffee and some other treats like giant cookies and decadent pastries that are all made in-house. They often play jazz music, serve great coffee and even offer almond milk, just as the name suggests. The pace is clean, comfortable and also a popular spot for student and freelance workers as there is ample seating and strong wifi. The upstairs section is for smokers but it is separated from the rest of the cafe. Almond Coffee House is consistently fresh and flavorful and some of the best coffee in Amman.
ZaAl-Abu Tayee St., Amman
7:00 am – 12:00am Saturday – Tuesday
7:00 am – 12:30 am Wednesday – Friday
Jungle Fever Coffee and Tea House
A quaint cafe found inside the Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts in Weibdeh, Jungle Fever Coffee and Tea House is a whimsical spot serving some of the best coffee in Amman. Since the cafe is in the museum, it tends to much quieter than most coffee shops, a perfect place to sit with a good book or for solo travelers looking to enjoy a comfortable spot. There is a beautiful outdoor terrace that overlooks the museum garden and offers a view of Amman. The atmosphere is pleasant, welcoming and charming. Beyond coffee, they have an extensive selection of tea and serve desserts including a lotus cheesecake that is worth trying.
Husni Fareez Street, Amman
9:30 am – 11:00 pm 7 days a week
Just steps from the well-known Rainbow street, Caffe Strada is a popular choice among locals. Serving fresh coffee and attracting young, upscale clientele, Caffe Strada is a hot spot for students and freelance workers as it is common to see young locals witting with their laptops in the cafe. It is an excellent location and a perfect place to refuel and caffeinate while exploring in Amman. Caffe Strada also serves sandwiches, smoothies, and a few salads. The coffee cafe also offers guests a designated smoking area on a nice outdoor patio.
Muhammad Rashid Ridha 15 Amman
7:00 am – 11:00 pm 7 days a week
Raqmu Coffee House
Serving freshly brewed coffee in a comfortable setting, Raqmu staff are knowledgeable about coffee and passionate about what they serve. The space is cozy and welcoming, an ideal place for true coffee lovers. There is an authentic Jordanian vibe with some traditional decor in a modern way. A great place for families in Jordan or for meeting friends. Besides coffee, Raqmu also serves muffins, sandwiches, and other baked goods.
5 Yazid Al Asadi | Tokyo Plaza No. 5, Amman
7:30 am – 11:30 pm 7 days a week
A staple of coffee in Amman, Dimitri’s Coffee is innovative serving fresh coffee and an array of coffee beverages including siphon coffee. There is an outdoor patio and plenty of comfortable seating both inside and outside. Dimitri’s is known for its specialty coffee roasters inspired by international coffee joints in Europe and Asia. Some of the best coffee in Amman, Dimitri’s is worth a visit.
Mamdouh Al-Sarayrah St, Amman
7:00 am – 12:00 am 7 days a week
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