Date Shop

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This shop sells only dates! There are many varieties and many are grown in Saudi Arabia in a fertile area called Taif. During Ramadan, dates are extremely popular. Dates are usually eaten to initially break the day-long fast at sundown, along with maybe a glass of buttermilk or some fresh juice. There’s no doubt about it, the dates here are fantastic!

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American woman now living in hubby's homeland of Saudi Arabia
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7 Responses to Date Shop

  1. Khalid says:

    Whats the location of this shop

    • Hi Khalid – Since I don’t drive here, it’s very difficult to describe locations of places, especially when I don’t know the street names. I can tell you that it is northeast Jeddah not far from the big fruit and vegetable market. There is a sidewalk date market near it also. The street it’s on runs north and south and is to the east of the big Coast Guard grounds. I hope this helps.

  2. remo says:

    The popular date is great of them.

  3. Bill B says:

    I wonder why they are not as popular here? I love them.

  4. Chiara says:

    A date shop sounds wonderful and this one is particularly beautiful!

  5. Mel says:

    What a crazy huge store for only one product!!

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