Top 10 Arabic Restaurants in Dubai

Address: Grand Hyatt Dubai, Oud Metha, Dubai
Tel: +971 4 3171234
Opening hour: 7:30pm-3am
Per capital consumption: 233 AED

AwtarLocated in the Grand Hyatt Hotel, the Awtar, as a Arabic Lebanese restaurant, serves authentic Lebanese menu featuring a wide selection of hot and cold mezze and main entrees, grill items as well as the most amazing desserts. What makes the Awtar pricier is its dramatic interior, considerate service and impeccable menu. Nightly entertainment inside the intimate and tent-ceiling setting includes live band performance, singer and belly dancer.

Al Basha
Address: Habtoor Grand Resort and Spa, Dubai Marina, Dubai
Tel: +971 4 3995000
Opening hour: 12:30pm-2am
Per capital consumption: 250 AED

Al BashaAs a award-winning restaurant, the Al Basha presents a lavish selection of Middle Eastern and Lebanese delicacies. Sitting in an open air on the terrace, overlooking the beautiful resort pool and watching live entertainment performed by talented belly dancers and local singers while enjoying the hot and cold mezze, mixed kebabs and hearty grilled meats, the Al Basha is a perfect place for friends and family gatherings.

Al Hadheerah
Address: Bab Al Shams, Dubai
Tel: +971 4 809 6194
Opening hour: 7pm-11:30pm
Per capital consumption: 450 AED

Al HadheerahSituated in the Bab Al Shams Resort and Spa, an hidden oasis among the sand dunes, the Al Hadheerah is a signature Arabic restaurant. The tempting aroma from the live cooking stations and wood-fired ovens will attract your taste buds. While dining, you can enjoy live entertainments such as horses riding, swordplay, falconry display, camel caravan, Arabic singer, Tanoura dancer and live band performance as the night falls. The Al Hadheerah is indeed a magical celebration beneath the stars.

Al Qasr
Address: Dubai Marine Beach Resort and Spa, Jumeirah, Dubai
Tel: +971 4 3461111
Opening hour: 12am-4pm; 8pm-3am
Per capital consumption: 250 AED

Al Qasr_副本Known as one of the best Lebanese restaurants in the city, the Al Qasr serves excellent Arabian food with huge portions. Featuring authentic and splendid decorations and distinguished atmosphere, the Al Qasr presents an extensive dining menu, ranging from raw meat to tender meat entrees, from hot and cold mezzas to desserts, from mixed grills to seafood. With lunch buffet and fixed dinner menu, the place is a nice spot for lunch and dinner. There are live entertainments every night provided by Arabic band and belly dancer.

Al Nafoorah
Address: Lower Level, The Boulevard, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai
Tel: +971 4 319 8088
Opening hour: 7pm-12pm
Per capital consumption: 180 AED

al nafoorah_副本Situated in the Emirates Towers in commercial district of Dubai, the Al Nafoorah never needs to worry how to fill its seats. Providing authentic Lebanese cuisine and eclectic favorites, the Al Nafoorah enjoys a great reputation. Inside the classy and refined restaurant are some tasteful specialties, including hot and cold mezze, signature grilled mains, and desserts. Unlike most Lebanese restaurants providing live band performances and belly dancing, the Al Nafoorah creates a quiet and intimate atmosphere for guests to dine in.

Address: The Palace, The Old Town, Downtown Burj Khalifa, Dubai
Tel: +9714 888 3444
Opening hour: 6am-12pm
Per capital consumption: 250 AED

EwaanStationed inside the Palace Old Town, the Ewaan enjoys a prime location. Decorated with regal arches, wooden trellis, lavish drapery and glitzy accessories, the Ewaan creates an authentic Arabian dining atmosphere. Apart from the hot and cold mezze and entrees served from the live cooking stations, the Ewaan also features an expansive array of dessert. Traditional private dining alcoves are available for your little seclusion.

Address: Dubai Marina, Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai
Tel: +971 4 438 0640
Opening hour: 12am-11:30pm
Per capital consumption: 80 AED

SaraiDifferent from the Arabic restaurants in hotels featuring luxurious interior, amazing views and high price, the Sarai is the place where you can get authentic Middle Eastern food at a reasonable price. With stylish surroundings, homey services, detailed antiques and wooden decorations, the Sarai serves many delicious dishes, including signature kebabs, mezze dishes, fresh bread and others. One thing to mention is that many of the dishes are topped with nuts, so if you have nut allergy, be aware.

Address: Atlantis, Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai
Tel: +971 4 426 2626
Opening hour: 7pm-2am
Per capital consumption: 200 AED

LevantineLocated in the Atlantis, the Levantine is a authentic Arabic dining establishment in Palm Jumeirah. The menu served in this two-story restaurant includes classic hot and cold mezze dishes, grilled meats, seafood and fresh bread. Weekends are usually busy so please be prepared. Featuring elegant drapery, detailed decorations and flamboyant colors, the interior design is filled with Arabian influences. Guests can also sit outside and enjoy the nice view of the Atlantis as well as the Palm Jumeirah at night.

Al Hallab
Address: 2nd Floor, next to The WaterFall & The Dubai Fountain, Dubai Mal, Dubai
Tel: +971 4 330 8828
Opening hour: 12pm-12am
Per capital consumption: 120 AED

Al hallab_副本The Al Hallab is another place where you can enjoy the most authentic Middle Eastern food at a reasonable price. Influenced by Ottoman Turks and Arabs back in the days, the recipes of the Al Hallab are passed down from generations to generations. You can sit in the open are and enjoy the delicious mezzes and lamb kebabs while overlooking the views of the Musical Fountain and Burj Khalifa.

Café Arabesque
Address: Park Hyatt Hotel, Dubai
Tel: +971 4 317 2222
Opening hour: 6pm-12pm
Per capital consumption: 150 AED

Café ArabesqueLocated in the Park Hyatt Hotel, the Café Arabesque serves authentic Jordanian, Lebanese and Syrian cuisine. Providing 5 distinctive buffet choices, the Arabic restaurant presents dishes such as hot and cold mezze, kebabs and other regional specialties. The buffet is available on every night of Thursday and Friday and noon of Friday. The amazing dishes here will definitely satisfy your taste buds.

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