10 Must Eat Foods in Jordan

Amman

Jordan is a country that is rich in culture and heritage, and where cultures meet, great food is bound to be found. We have compiled a list of the top 10 traditional foods a visitor to Jordan should try, ranging from home made specialties, street foods, and popular favorites for locals.

While the list can be bigger, we took the top recommendations that reflect Jordan. Some of the dishes can be found and shared across many countries, Jordanians have developed their own unique flavors and variations.

Here's the list:

 

 

1. Mansaf


The traditional signature dish of Jordan, and source of pride for all Jordanians on who makes the best Mansaf.
A large platter of white rice over paper thin bread called "Shrak" topped with pull-apart lamb cuts, 
Where to get: Jabri, Deeritna & Local Homes.

2. Makloubeh