Middle Eastern and Mediterranean Feast at ZABADANI Cafe and Restaurant

If there’s a recipe for success in life, it starts with picking the right ingredients.

What begun as a small coffee shop, internet cafe and cozy place to relax is now one of the best dining places in Davao. Since then, Zabadani Cafe and Restaurant has been serving locals, visitors and foodies from all over to world with their delicious dishes prepared with nothing but the freshest of ingredients you can ever find.

From just a quaint shop in 2008 to a quasi-bigger space in 2009 to eventually conquering The Peak of one of the most celebrated and visited malls in the city, Zabadani has been expanding to broaden and cater to its hungry niche. From kids to kids at heart, Zabadani has always been a favorite by many.

Not only do they have an elaborately extensive menu but theirs is also one of a kind. Yes, Zabadani serves a medley of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean dishes. It does not stop there. The dishes are made to suit our palate of flavours and textures that makes it perfect for an any day craving.

Their menu has an array of rice meals, appetizers, desserts and of course, drinks. The meals are either made of chicken, beef, fish or seafood. Here, you won’t have to worry about anything – it’s all about clean eating with big flavours.

Last September 5, 2015, Zabadani Cafe and Restaurant made a bold move and transferred to a more convenient location where they can freely accommodate more than a handful of clients. Nowadays, if you are hungry and is craving for a plate of Beef Biryani, Layered Coffee and Samboosak, then head on to their new site at the Circumferential Road corner Jacinto sts. Davao city, fronting Bioessence.

The opening event ceremonies was organized by PREP – PR, Events and Promotions, city’s leading events and PR management team. An elaborate and lavish feast was laid before guests, family and media friends.

“We are grateful to everyone who helped us, truly Allah (subhanahu wa ta’ala) been The Most Kind. We also owe our success to our patrons and to our lovely city, and we will strive to become a better brand and a better restaurant in general.”, Wadi Mutia, founder and Operations Manager of Zabadani.

Aside from their delicious menu, Zabadani Cafe and Restaurant remains to be the only HALAL CERTIFIED Semi-Fine dining restaurant in the country. For someone like me who is always on the hunt for halal restaurants, this has been a personal go-to whenever I’m craving for something lavish yet within the budget.

For the foodie in me, I can say that Zabadani has the best tasting coffee on this side of the city. It’s rich, creamy and just right on the sweetness level. Their Biryani – be it chicken or beef – is truly divine and fit for a royalty on a gastronomic adventure. Not to mention, their shawarma gives off a mediterrenean vibe like your on another zip code with every bite.

Zabadani Cafe and Restaurant is located at JA Sarenas Avenue, Jacinto Extension corner Circumferential Road, Marfori Street, Davao City. They are open from 10:00am to 10:00pm from Mondays to Sundays. For orders and reservations, you can call them at 082 224 3942.

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