33 Top Restaurants in Dubai

With new restaurants popping up everyday, Dubai's restaurant scene is now better than ever. From Michelin star chefs, to unique experiences, mouth-watering dishes, and so much more - there is something for everyone in Dubai!

Here's our round-up of the top restaurants in Dubai right now. Check them out and book your table at these uber-popular spots for your next night-out!

Soho Garden

Location: Nad Al Sheba

Soho Garden is a melting pot of experiences, curated to surprise and delight every visitors. With stylish venues, it offers a uniquely diverse mix of dining, lounging and nightlife experiences. Indulge in delicious food and experience a range of different events like ladies night, brunches, live bands, and more every day at this all-in-one spot.

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Location: Jumeirah Beach Residence

Splendido, located at The Ritz-Carlton JBR, brings a signature Italian service flavored by authentic dishes from Italy perfectly crafted for sharing. Enjoy a tailored cocktail while embarking on a journey of flavors, textures, and scents. Dine at Splendido and experience the succulent cuisine and great atmosphere in a social, chic and stylish ambiance.

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Location: Business Bay
Positano is a region abundant in seafood, meat, fruit and vegetables, where produce and well-trained chefs have created some of the best known Italian food essentials. Experience authentic coastal Italian cuisine without having to leave Dubai, right here at Positano restaurant.

With an array of daily promotions, Positano offers something for every mood, no matter the day of the week.

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Location: Downtown

At Taikun, the flavors of East and West meet in a delectable combination of style, presentation and theatre. Located in the shadow of the iconic Burj, this luxury lounge is the place to dine, dance and party the night away. With a world class entertainment program, the legendary Taikun performers will take you on adventure of the senses.

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La Serre

Location: Downtown

Encased in a beautiful two-story glass façade, La Serre combines the charm of a Parisian street café with a fashionably chic French restaurant. Consisting of the Bistro & Boulangerie on the ground floor, a neighborhood café which hums from morning to night and boasts some of the freshest bread and pastries in the city

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Location: Business Bay

ZOCO is an urban, refined, and ultra-cool Mexican and Latin American eatery, serving up soulful and reimagined traditional dishes alongside an eclectic selection of drinks and distillations in an authentic setting. Taking inspiration from the cultural diversity and gastronomic influences of Mexico and Latin America, the food menu features hidden gems and favorite dishes from places like Mexico, Peru, Ecuador, Cuba, Argentina, Brazil, Venezuela, Guatemala, and Colombia.

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Tong Thai

Location: Business Bay

Enjoy unparalleled Thai service and a menu that showcases unique regional dishes, celebrating street food as well as authentic classics loved around the world. Simply Thai cuisine in an exquisite setting, lovingly prepared and served by an authentic Thai team.

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Location: Palm Jumeirah

Cutting-edge Japanese style with Peruvian influences by celebrity Chef Nobu Matsuhisa. Nobu Dubai’s sleek décor, subtle lighting and curved wicker panels combine to create one of the city’s leading restaurants.

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Location: Business Bay

Located high on the 68th floor, Prime68 presents a new generation of steakhouse, where supreme quality ingredients are served in elegant, yet modern style. Panoramic views of Dubai's breathtaking skyline make Prime68 an experience to remember. Prime68's premium suppliers have been carefully selected for their artisan produce, cultivated with passion and consideration for the environment, featuring the finest heritage breed beef from farms around the globe.

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Location: Palm Jumeirah

Let the good times roll at Wavehouse. A first of its kind in the region, there is nowhere else in the city to experience live music, gaming, bowling, great food and drinks and a state-of-the-art wave machine, all under one roof.

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Observatory Dubai

Location: Dubai Marina

A popular venue for romantic, candlelit dinners, for happy hours and sunsets or simply a place to enjoy classic dishes and crafted beverages with friends – the Observatory Bar & Grill is a well-known Dubai favorite. Highlighting the combination of a vibrant bar and exciting restaurant with exceptional service, great food and beverages, the restaurant has one of the best 360 panoramic views of Dubai Marina and Palm Jumeirah.

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Bread Street Kitchen

Location: Palm Jumeirah

Gordon Ramsay's Bread Street Kitchen & Bar champions the best of British cuisine. Featuring a scenic terrace, ice-cream bar and live music, BSK Dubai is the ultimate destination for families and friends alike.

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La Farine

Location: Business Bay

Freshly baked bread, crafted barista coffee and a selection of authentic European cuisine, La Farine is a contemporary café and bakery where guests can gather, socialize and enjoy gourmet fare in a casual and comfortable setting. La Farine also features a delectable selection of homemade pastries and a range of boutique products.

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Location: Downtown

Bringing an after-hours vibe to Dubai’s hipster scene, Distillery is a new gastropub and late-night bar. A community hangout to come to after work or for a meal & pint with friends on the weekend. While in Downtown Dubai, Distillery is the place to be. Come and check out a more local side of the city. Drink, eat & mingle with good folk!

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The Lobby Lounge

Location: Jumeirah Beach Residence

Glamorous throughout the day, the Lobby Lounge at The Ritz-Carlton Dubai invites guests for delectable treat featuring artisan pastry and cakes selection.
Well-known for its classic afternoon tea, the grand venue offers irresistible cakes, fine pastries, freshly baked scones and an authentic tea experience from around the world.

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La Baie Lounge

Location: Jumeirah Beach Residence

During the day, the indoor/outdoor loung at The Ritz Carlton JBR, La Baie, offers a reprieve from the sun with TVs broadcasting major global sporting events, poolside cabanas and swim-up bar offering casual fare, and refreshing drinks. At night, international cuisine and craft cocktails make it a destination among the fashionable.

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Location: Business Bay

Upbeat, casual and slightly edgy, Izakaya is where great food is enjoyed with friends in a lively and buzzing environment. Enjoy authentic Japanese noodles, teppanyaki, sushi and more. Meet Izakaya's very own Sake Boy who comes to your table to let you taste the best sake in town or interact with our friendly Wasabi Girl who prepares wasabi at your table.

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Location: Jumeirah Beach Residence

Discover true flavors from the trade routes that were once traveled by the men of the desert. Caravan offers a collage of flavors, colors and aromas where the exotic taste of India, Arabia and the Mediterranean are celebrated in a single setting.

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The Meat Co. Souk Al Bahar

Location: Souk Al Bahar

Leveraging off its African heritage, The Meat Co's innovative design and striking decor reflects an eclectic combination of colour, texture and bespoke elements. In addition to this, the iconic location of the restaurant with a view of the Burj Khalifa creates a sense of theatre for diners. It is the meticulous procurement of the best steaks from around the globe and the unique ageing process, combined with the eclectic atmosphere and warm hospitality that maintains The Meat Co's loyal following.

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LAO Dubai

Location: Palm Jumeirah

Inspired by favourite comfort foods and classics, LAO serves the best of Asian home-style cooking with authentic spices, sauces and cooking techniques. Enjoy traditional dishes from across southeast Asia in a relaxed, yet vibrant bistro-style atmosphere.

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The Croft

Location: Dubai Marina

The Croft at Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites has been a local favourite amongst Dubai Marina residents. A relaxed British gastropub with an outdoor garden, the venue dishes up exceptionally good British food, cooked with a modern twist and the very best of home-grown, organic produce.

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Location: Al Wasl

If you are craving vibrancy, this Dubai eatery has it in bucket loads. Muchachas a is built with energy and verve, this cantina has a zest and vivacious feel, which carries through to the menu. With an emphasis on serving up fresh and spicy flavours that will inspire and brighten up your day, head here for a dose Mexican fiesta spirit.

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Social by Heinz Beck

Location: Palm Jumeirah

Featuring the contemporary Italian cuisine of world-renowned, 3-Michelin-star Chef Heinz Beck, Social is the perfect place to come together and enjoy great food with friends and family in a laid-back yet vibrant atmosphere. Now with a more informal dining approach, Social by Heinz Beck offers a vast selection of innovative a la carte options. With magnificent views of the iconic Palm Jumeirah, Social is an ideal setting for everyday dining and special celebrations. It’s the place to socialise!

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Fogo De Chao

Location: DIFC

Fogo de Chão is a leading Brazilian steakhouse, or churrascaria, which has specialized in fire-roasting high-quality meats since 1979 utilizing the centuries-old Southern Brazilian cooking technique of churrasco. Fogo offers guests a wide variety of premium seasoned meats, that are carefully fire-roasted to expose their natural flavors, including the house specialty picanha sirloin, filet mignon, ribeye, and lamb chops to name a few.

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Location: Downtown

Located in the lobby of the Armani Hotel in the heart of Dubai, Armani/Ristorante has an elegant and contemporary ambiance. A large backlit wall encircles the diners, who are seated at blush pink tables with cozy deep seating. The menu is authentic Italian and the chefs use traditional cooking techniques to take full advantage of the quality ingredients.

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Ibn Al Bahr

Location: Palm Jumeirah

Ibn AlBahr is the perfect mini gateway that is just a short drive away from the city - a place where you come to meet your friends & family while enjoying non-pretentious good quality fresh seafood. The welcoming and warm atmosphere allows you to immediately disconnect from everything else, which makes Ibn Al Bahr the perfect spot for a relaxed and laid-back meal.

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Sea Fu Restaurant and Bar

Location: Jumeirah 2

A beachside sanctuary with stunning views of the sparkling Arabian Gulf beyond. The restaurant embraces its name by infusing Asian influence with modern techniques, creating an authentic yet cutting edge menu of creative seafood dishes served alongside Asian inspired crafted cocktails.

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Atmosphere Restaurant

Location: Downtown

Located on the 122nd floor of Burj Khalifa, also known as “The Highest Restaurant in the World”! The peak of fine dining in Dubai is not merely a figurative experience. Rising 442 meters from the ground of the world’s tallest building, board the fastest elevator in the world and prepare to have your breath taken away by an exquisite array of one of the world’s best gastronomical wonders, home to culinary masterpieces and spectacular views of Dubai and the Arabian Gulf.

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Bombay Bungalow

Location: Jumeirah Beach Residence

A progressive transition that reflects the traditional Indian cuisine in a more modern and casual setting, Bombay Bungalow will be your new neighbourhood retreat to experience the lighter, fresher flavours of India while also enjoying the classic, wholesome flavors that are close to your heart. With it's unique "bungalow-style" dining area, this restaurant has become the modern home for quintessential Indian food.

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Location: Downtown

Armani/Hashi is a Japanese restaurant on the ground floor of the Armani Hotel. The outdoor terrace has an impressive view looking out over the Dubai fountains and Burj Khalifa. Serving classic Japanese cuisine, the menu features a selection of hot dishes, sushi and sashimi. Trained sushi chefs prepare the fish dishes in front of the guests. The décor is simple and elegant, with stylish entertainment on selected afternoons and evenings.

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Bagatelle Dubai

Location: Trade Centre Area

Bagatelle Dubai is designed to reflect classic Parisian elements highlighted by bold artwork and open format music, keeping guests entertained and mesmerized every night. It boasts a strong focus on fresh, clean flavours and ingredients as the center of the concept, with French classics enlivened with innovative flavour combinations and a lighter approach to dining.

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Play Restaurant & Lounge Dubai

Location: Trade Centre Area

PLAY offers a wide variety of dishes all created with high quality produce and culinary zest. Some of the items on offer include a delicious pita surprise starter, wagyu beef truffle carpaccio, seafood gyoza, french fries truffles and a signature black cod. The contemporary Mediterranean menu with its delicious Japanese twist is beautifully accompanied by a rock-star beverage listing.

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Urth Caffe

Location: City Walk

Hailing all the way from L.A, Urth Cafe welcomes diners at City Walk. Urth Cafe is well known for it's organic coffees & fine teas, quality people, and a health-conscious cuisine. Designed to bring a feeling of laid-back LA cool to Dubai’s fast-paced city streets, Urth aims at becoming the go-to hangout for Dubai foodies, families and wellbeing connoisseurs.

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