Restaurants in United Arab Emirates

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Accessible by private boat or golf cart, it's all about views and tapas at this chic overwater lounge, which sits elegantly at the end of a jetty of the... Read More

Tucked within Bab al Sham's resort and overlooking the desert dunes, this open-air restaurant gives guests the opportunity to choose from several live... Read More

Located inside the Al Qasr Hotel in the Madinat Jumeirah Resort, Al Hambra serves traditional Spanish fare, including tapas. The dining room reflects a... Read More

The restaurant serves Lebanese cooking—and the best hummus in Dubai. During the colder (read: still insanely hot) months, it is possible to dine... Read More

This Lebanese restaurant has outdoor tables overlooking a waterfront resort. Read More

Cheap, unassuming, and open 24 hours a day, Al Reef Bakery is best known for its sausage and cheese manakish (flatbread topped with spices, cheese, or... Read More

On a docked boat in the Dubai Marina, Aprons & Hammers is a kitschy seafood restaurant serving up buckets of freshly caught crab, mussels... Read More

Priding themselves on serving seasonal, organic foods, head to Baker & Spice to enjoy some freshly baked Shakshuka Matbukh'a, an egg and tomato... Read More

Bastakiah Nights presents diners with an immersive, traditional Arabic dining experience. Housed inside a renovated mansion, the restaurant has indoor... Read More

An offshoot of the Bikanervala company, which manufactures sweets, the Bikanervala restaurant is a family dining concept, where customers can find... Read More

This classic Middle Eastern restaurant is located in Bur Dubai, one of the older parts of the city. Read More

From the messy fried-fish curry to the plastic chairs and paper plates, this first-come, first-served fish shack on Jumeirah Beach claims the title of... Read More

Dubains, as we've noted before, love a good culinary import. The latest hot-spot to hit the scene is New York City's trendy restaurant-meets-lounge... Read More

Certo at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Dubai Media City serves updated takes on traditional Italian fare. The menu includes everything from classic wood... Read More

Located on Jumeirah Beach Road, Chalet serves international cuisine, primarily focusing on Indian and Middle Eastern fare. The restaurant resembles a... Read More

Owned by Siti Fatimah Osman, a transplant from Singapore, City Moon Café is a gathering spot for the Singaporean population in Dubai. The small,... Read More

Consider Comptoir 102 the city's own little slice of gluten-free, vegan, macrobiotic Parisian chic. Located on Jumeirah Beach Road, the menu ranges from... Read More

Situated in the Four Season's Restaurant Pavilion, Coya is a sexy, dimly-lit Peruvian restaurant with a deliberate air of exclusivity serves up modern... Read More

Located in a semi-secret location along the Dubai Creek, this gem serves up Emirati-inspired dishes such as Arabic coffee and custard French toast with... Read More

A luxury Levant restaurant in the Address Downtown Dubai Hotel, Em Sherif is designed to resemble an Oriental mansion. Classic dishes here include... Read More

This pescatarian-approved seafood spot serves fresh fish with a Lebanese twist, which means dishes of fresh hammour, sides of kibbeh and hummus, and... Read More

Below Dubai's Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Frioul Bistro de Luxe's contemporary dishes include braised beef short rib with smoky glaze, guinea fowl in... Read More

By far the most popular gathering spot in the terminal, the Irish Village Pub, with its wood-paneled walls, high bar, moody lighting, and Guinness... Read More

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