Places to eat in United Arab Emirates

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    Royal Beach Restaurant: Enjoyable place in Dibba Al Hisn

    by Kuznetsov_Sergey Written Dec 25, 2009

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    Dibba Royal Beach Restaurant has a lovely view at the Ocean, colorful scene of Swimming Pool, and the marvelous shot of Dibba Rock! The restaurant serves international cuisines in a warm and welcoming atmosphere.
    The Dolphin snack situated direct on the beach serving refreshments, juices, drinks and variety of sandwiches and Shisha with deferent flavors.
    The Splash Bar situated on the swimming pool terrace serving drink and cocktails.

    You can watch my 1 min 16 sec HD Video Sharjah Dibba Al Hisn Royal Beach Hotel Restaurant out of my Youtube channel.

    Royal Beach Restaurant

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    La Croisette of the Grand Hotel: Enjoyable place in Sharjah

    by Kuznetsov_Sergey Updated Dec 25, 2009

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    La Croisette Restaurant
    Open daily from 06:30 till 23:30.
    Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner, plus a La Carte meals. Enjoy your nights with live entertainment by the hotel's resident Band
    La Bamba Beach Garden
    Open daily from 09:00 till 18:00.
    Escape from stress and worry, visit La bamba Beach Garden. Reach out for a refreshing cocktail and taste our succelent Barbeque meal.
    La Bamba Beach Restaurant
    Open daily from 09:00 till 18:00.
    Enjoy delightful menu with fresh sandwiches, salads of your choice and mouth watering sweets and cocktails.
    La Terrace Café
    Open daily from 10:00 till 23:00.
    Located in the Lobby level, cozy and friendly place to enhance your mood. Offers excellent blends of coffee, assorted ice cream flavors, mouth-watering cakes, waffles, pancakes and fresh fruit cocktails.

    You can watch my 2 min 20 sec HD Video Sharjah Grand Hotel Restaurant part 1 out of my Youtube channel with Nancy Agram – Akhasmak Ah.

    You can watch my 4 min 07 sec HD Video Sharjah Grand Hotel Restaurant part 2 out of my Youtube channel.

    La Croisette of the Grand Hotel

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    Burj Al Arab Restaurant: Enjoyable place at the top of Burj Al Arab

    by Kuznetsov_Sergey Written Dec 25, 2009

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    One of its restaurants, Al Muntaha which means in Arabic "Highest" or "Ultimate". It is located 200 metres above the Persian Gulf, offering a view of Dubai. It is supported by a full cantilever that extends 27 metres from either side of the mast, and is accessed by a panoramic elevator. Location:
    27th floor, Burj Al Arab
    Lunch: 12.30pm to 3pm
    Last food order at 2.30pm
    Friday Brunch: 10am to 3.30pm
    Last food order at 3pm
    Dinner: 7pm to 11.30pm
    Last food order at 11.30pm
    Contemporary European Cuisine
    Dress Code:
    Gentlemen are requested to wear a shirt with collar, long trousers or smart jeans and closed shoes (no trainers). UAE national dress is welcomed.

    Burj Al Arab Hotel and Restaurant Burj Al Arab Restaurant

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    Its in the Deira City Centre Mall: Great food everywhere you go

    by alayola Written Nov 10, 2007

    its a little restaurant at the entrance to the Deira City Centre Mall food here was excelent and the service was outstanding, all this at a reasonable price.

    Favorite Dish: whatever it was its in the picture, and was real good.

    this is what I ordered and it was really good Apetizers, yumm yumm... All meals in the midle east were came with this

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    Pars Iranian Restaurant in Mall of Emirates: Jumeirah: Good Persian Eats!

    by Hexepatty Written Jun 16, 2007

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    The Food Court at the Mall of the Emirates, as you would expect, isn't merely TCBY and Nathans on the fly! It's sit down full service dining and lots of choices! Japanese, Mexican, Bistro style, etc. We chose Pars cuz I happen to enjoy Persian food. Pars did NOT disappoint. Despite the little upsell they did to our Mixed Plate for two (Chicken & Seafood, and the seafood was a $10.00 extra they didn't tell us about) we enjoyed the meal and the ambience considering it was a Food Court after all!

    Favorite Dish: The Mixed Plate combo for two people which included Chicken, Lamb and Seafood skewers, enough for two and then some, plus 3 different kinds of fragrant rices and nice warm pita-like bread. VERY good. Great service too!

    Pretty Graphic Work Pretty Restaurant Great People watching too!

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    Seafood fresh and Number 1

    by dr.firas Written Apr 8, 2006

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    Mmmmmmmmmh all kinds of so fresh and delicious seafood: crabs, fish, salmon, muscles etc...
    all from the Persian gulf, it is a pride of UAE restaurants, with all the verities of the international kitchens, seafood is your best choice when you go there

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    Bastakiah Nights: Feast of the Senses - Dubai

    by svbuchanan Updated Nov 28, 2005

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    I'm not kidding...

    There are few expensive restaurants I think are worth the prices you pay. I am a food snob, an excellent cook, and skeptic when it comes to fine dining. Too often the prices are sky-high, the tastes are bland or mellowed into the ground for fear of offending someone's tastes, and money pours out of your pockets for an atmosphere with people so up-tight you're afraid to have a good time!

    Ok, now throw everything negative I just said about most upscale restaurants and goooooo to Bastakiah Nights for a feast of the senses. It's timeless, elegant, sophisticated, ancient, sensual, intimate, opulent, and so much more. The service was perfect, the food prepared with a perfect balance of tastes and artistry, and the portions were more than generous. In fact, they were so huge I couldn't finish a thing!

    Favorite Dish: I started with a sampler with my favorite Middle Eastern/Lebanese foods, hummus, tabbouli, baba ganoush, lebna, which came arranged more elegantly than I'd ever seen. The consistency perfect. I wanted to take pictures of the food before I messed up the gorgeous designs! Too pretty to eat!

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    Hard Rock Cafe: Dubai Rocks

    by Ike_2005 Written Mar 4, 2005

    The food is average, but they play good music which is always a plus. Also, this is one of the few places that has a bar that isn't located in a hotel. My division took one of our shipmates (Chris) out for a farewell dinner on this particular occassion. It was too bad he departed from the Navy. He was an exceptional sailor on the road to success in the Navy.

    Favorite Dish: I ate the BBQ cheese burger. It was like a regular burger. They don't put enough BBQ sauce on it. You couldn't taste it at all. Besides that, I had no complaints.

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    Irish Village: A Taste of Ireland

    by Ike_2005 Written Mar 4, 2005

    The story I heard about the place is that they actually took pieces of Ireland, moved it to Dubai and reconstructed it exactly how it was in it's homeland. Anyway, it's a unique experience you wouldn't expect to see in this part of the world.

    Favorite Dish: The best thing I had there was the beef fillet. If you like steak and Guinness, then this is the place for you. It was one of the best steaks I had ever eaten. As a matter of fact, I went there three days in a row it was so good.

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    Marina Cafe: Cool Cafe

    by ytk Written Jun 18, 2004

    Actually, I have not visited this place ! but its location is so beautiful I can't help sharing it with you. Located along the link from Abu Dhabi city to Marina Mall off Lulu Island, it is by the seaside with very beautiful view of the coast line of the city. A perfect place for a short break of coffee, tea and a perfect romantic place for couple. Of course, I mean during the winter and not during the summer !

    Favorite Dish: The view itself is 'word-less'

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    Hung Fang Zi: Chinese food anyone ?

    by ytk Written Jun 18, 2004

    Would anyone ever thought there is such a Chinese Style restaurant in Abu Dhabi ? Oh yes, this may be a small place but its warm hospitality of Tong-Bei owner and the typical dishes will make you feel at home. Ask me for more.....hey, it comes with karaoke, singing anyone ?

    Favorite Dish: hm...yummy...their Seafood Hotplate, Mixed Beancurb bowl...and many more.

    Chinese rest
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    Billy Blues Steak House: Strange combination...great food

    by FlaCapt Written Mar 4, 2004

    I found a great little restaurant in my hotel. The name is Billy Blues, and they have great baby beef ribs. Next to it on the same floor is a TexMex restaurant with a great burrito.
    Seems funny to talk about ribs and burritos in Dubai, but sometimes it's nice to have a change in diet. Lamb is good, but beef is better.....
    The staff at both restaurants is very friendly. The same owner has each and I highly recommend the food. Hey, the drinks aren't bad either.

    Favorite Dish: I have to recommend the baby beef ribs........fall off the bone delicious.

    Also in the Cactus Cantina next door I recommend the Burrito. While you are there, join in the Salsa dance classes held on certain nights

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    Abu Shagra, Al Marroosh, Lebanese Flower, A Tafish: The best of ethnic food.

    by Faiza-Ifrah Updated Aug 12, 2003

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    We do not have a photograph of our favorite restaurant in the UAE, but these are:

    Automatic Restaurant at Rigga Road, Dubai Automatic Restaurant at Hamadan Street, Abu Dhabi.

    Lebanese Flowers in Khalidiya, Abu Dhabi and Al Marroosh behind Chambers Building in Abu Dhabi for Lebanese-Arab food.

    Abu Shagrah at Khalifa Street, Abu Dhabi and Abu Tafish at Rigga Road, Dubai for Egyptian-Arab food.

    Golden Fork anywhere anytime.

    Daily Darbar by Strand Cinema in Bur Dubai, Ibrahimi in Abu Dhabi and Pak-Ghazi in Sharjah for Arab-Pakistani mix.

    This is the pix of Havana Cafe at Breakwater of Abu Dhabi that we visit some times. The tent shape roofs are characteristic of many UAE structures.

    Favorite Dish: Arab and Pakistani mashawis (bbq) and grills.

    At Havana Cafe
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    by amna_alshamsi Updated Jul 28, 2003

    One of the most exciting aspects of travelling to a new destination is the opportunity to sample local food. Gulf food is, of course, very similar to Lebanese and other Arab cuisine, however there are some variations.
    Mezze (starter or hors d’oeuvre) as it is served in UAE restaurants is a wonderful treat, comprising some or all of the following:

    Humus (chick pea dip or spread)
    Kibbe (meat patties made from minced lamb, bulghur and onions)
    Tabbuleh (salad of couscous or bulghur with diced tomatoes, onions, mint and parsley)
    Baba ganush (aubergine or eggplant dip)
    Kussa mahshi (stuffed courgettes or zucchini)
    Warak enab (stuffed vine leaves)
    Felafel (bean patties- often served in pitta bread at corner stalls)
    Pitta bread (unleavened bread)

    Favorite Dish: Other local dishes include khuzi (a stuffed whole roast lamb on a bed of spiced rice – the dish that would have been served at a mansaf, a traditional bedouin feast, where a selection of food would have been placed on the floor in the centre of a ring of seated guests. Makbus (casserole of meat, usually lamb, or fish with rice) is a particular favourite in the UAE. So too are hareis (slow-cooked wheat and lamb), biryani (meat or fish cooked with Indian-style spiced rice) and shurba addis (lentil soup). Try a traditional Arabic breakfast of ful medames (a bean dish in a tomato sauce on which is sprinkled chopped onion, egg and other condiments, accompanied by local yoghurt and pitta bread), or snack on fattayer (deep fried pastries stuffed with cheese and spinach). Local seafood such as hamur (grouper), chanad (mackerel), beyah (mullet) are usually charcoal grilled. A sharwarma – slivers of spit-roasted lamb or chicken, served with salad in a warmed pitta bread pouch – or felafel sandwich will cost you between Dh2–3.

    Deserts are generally very sweet, frequently pastries filled with honey and nuts. Try Umm Ali, a delicious bread pudding with raisins and nuts. Dates, of course, are a standard staple and excellent local fruit and vegetables are increasingly on display in the restaurants and shops.

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    Panini: Italian Desserts

    by metha Written May 4, 2003

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    Here is the best place for desserts and Ice creams...

    Ohh yahh they have some some light meals 2 ....but when I saw the sweets I goudent stop taking pictures....its just my nature I guess :)

    Favorite Dish: Ice Creams...and all the cakes and sweets


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