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85+ Best Places To Eat In Dubai (2024 Edition)

Dine like kings in Dubai's best spots. Enjoy luxury in the sky or discover secret gems.

Written by Amirah Al-Sultan

Updated on June 16, 2024

Welcome to Dubai, where food is not just eating, it's an experience. Imagine enjoying meals that wow your senses in the city's fancy places, busy streets, and all the spots in between. Our "85+ Best Places To Eat in Dubai" guide for 2024 is your key to amazing dining adventures. We'll show you secret places only locals know, top-notch spots full of luxury, and lively street food full of flavor.

If you love food and are looking for your next great meal, or if you're a traveler wanting to try a world of flavors, this guide is for you. Join us as we explore the best of food and the magic of eating out in Dubai. Get ready for a trip that excites your taste buds and amazes you. Let's explore together.

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Elegant beach club in Dubai featuring thatched-roof bar and cozy seating under palm trees.

Photo credits: Riva Beach Club

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1. Riva Beach Club

What is it? Riva Beach Club is your getaway spot in Dubai's famous Palm Jumeirah. It has a beautiful 300-meter private beach and pools with just the right water temperature. The place looks modern and makes you feel welcome right away.

Why we love it: There's a lot to love about Riva Beach Club. It's not just the amazing spot; it's also about the friendly atmosphere, great music, and delicious food made with local ingredients by top chefs. Whether you want to relax or have fun, this place has everything for unforgettable times with your loved ones.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Riva Beach Club, Dubai

Elegant outdoor dining area at Netsu Dubai restaurant featuring wooden decor, plush orange seating, and glowing orb lights set for a sophisticated evening.

Photo credits: Netsu

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2. Netsu

What is it? Netsu sits on the lively Jumeirah Beach Road, offering a taste of Japan with its exciting Warayaki grill show. Here, fire spices up the flavor, with a menu full of tasty grills, yummy sushi, and fresh sashimi.

Why we love it: Netsu brings a special charm not just with its great food but also with its fun vibe. Watch a cool fire show in the kitchen for an unforgettable meal. Enjoy eating under the stars on the big outdoor terrace. A dedicated Sake Sommelier picks out the best sake to make your meal even better. With live music and tasty Izakaya snacks at Bar Netsu, plus a fun Saturday brunch, it’s the perfect place in Dubai for fun times and Japanese food.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Jumeirah Beach Road, Dubai

Elegant interior of Nammos Dubai restaurant featuring luxurious wooden decor, tropical plants, and stylish dining setup.

Photo credits: Nammos

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3. Nammos

What's it about? Nammos Dubai is a dazzling spot that brings the magic of Mykonos to the desert. It’s a place of style and comfort, mixing Mediterranean flavors with great music.

Why it's great: Nammos is more than just a place to eat. It’s perfect for celebrations or just hanging out with friends, offering an amazing menu with dishes like juicy steaks, fresh seafood, unique sushi, and a wide variety of drinks. For extra luxury, try their exclusive Cabanas which come with a personal butler, VIP transport, and even an outdoor hot tub. Also, don't miss the NAMMOS Village for top-notch shopping. It’s all about luxury, uniqueness, and Greek hospitality.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Nammos, Dubai

Luxurious interior of CE LA VI Dubai with elegant dining setup, modern decor, and stunning city views at night.

Photo credits: CE LA VI

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4. CE LA VI

What is it? CE LA VI Dubai is a stunning place for dining high up on Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard. It's all about style, luxury, and Southeast Asian flavors. Enjoy things like fresh sushi and tender Kobe beef.

Why we love it: It's not just eating; it's a whole experience. As evening comes, CE LA VI changes. Calm music turns into lively beats, making everyone want to dance under bright, colorful lights. It's a favorite spot for Dubai's top crowd, offering excitement and the option to pay with cryptocurrency. Experience a night where every detail, from the food to the atmosphere, makes your heart race.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

بوليفارد الشيخ محمد بن راشد, Dubai

Luxurious nightclub interior with golden lighting and plush seating, offering a stunning panoramic city view through large windows.

Photo credits: Vault

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5. Vault

What is it? Vault sits on the 71st and 72nd floors of the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel. This high-up bar is a glamorous getaway where you can see the Dubai skyline beneath you, and every night feels special.

Why we love it: Vault mixes old-school luxury with a modern style. Enjoy top-notch cocktails, groove to Afro Beats, or just relax high above the city. With special deals for women, Vault is the perfect spot for a night out filled with fun and style.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Sheikh Zayed Rd, Dubai

Elegant interior of Thiptara Dubai Restaurant featuring rich wood paneling, patterned windows, and ambient lighting, with a cozy dining setup.

Photo credits: Thiptara

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6. Thiptara

What is it? Thiptara, located at the Palace Downtown in Dubai, is known as "Magic at the Water." This spot is more than just a place to eat; it offers a stunning view of the Dubai Fountain and the tall Burj Khalifa. Visitors enjoy top-notch Thai food in an unforgettable setting.

Why we love it: Thiptara offers a mix of modern style and Arabian charm, perfect for a romantic dinner under the stars or lively group meals. With its great food, beautiful views, and excellent service, Thiptara is a top dining choice in the heart of Dubai.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Ground Level, Palace Downtown 9770 - Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd, Dubai

"Luxurious Ling Ling Dubai restaurant with plush red seating, elegant marble tables, and a panoramic view of the city skyline at night."

Photo credits: Ling Ling

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7. Ling Ling

What is it? Ling Ling Dubai sits on top of Atlantis The Royal, offering a fancy dining experience mixed with fun city nightlife.

Why we love it: Ling Ling lights up Crescent Road. It's more than a dining spot; it's an event. You'll get stunning views of Dubai at night from this rooftop spot. Each evening is packed with style and fun, from the cool music under the stars to the delicious foods and trendy design. Step into Ling Ling Dubai to lift your spirits and make every night memorable.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Atlantis The Royal - Crescent Rd, Dubai

Luxurious outdoor dining area at 101 Dining Lounge and Marina in Dubai, featuring elegant seating, chic decor, and a stunning waterfront view at dusk.

Photo credits: 101 Dining Lounge and Marina

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8. 101 Dining Lounge and Marina

What is it? 101 Dining Lounge and Marina is a top spot for food and views in Palm Jumeirah's West Crescent, inside the plush One&Only, The Palm.

Why we love it: This place turns from a calm daytime spot into a lively nighttime hangout. You get stunning views of Dubai’s city lights, live music, and the sound of the ocean. 101 offers great international dishes in a stylish but welcoming setting. It’s the perfect place for a night of eating, dancing, and classy fun in Dubai.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Island، West Crescent - One&Only, The Palm, Dubai

Verde Dubai restaurant interior showcasing earthy tones, lush green plants, and rustic wicker lampshades, creating an inviting tropical ambiance.

Photo credits: Verde

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9. Verde

What's This? Dive into a special food adventure at the Four Seasons Resort Hotel on Jumeirah Beach. This place mixes Middle Eastern spices with classy Parisian food in a bright and cozy setting.

Why We Love It: It’s more than eating; it's a special journey where Paris romance meets Middle East energy. Imagine French onion soup with a fun Middle Eastern twist or the place turning from quiet meals to fun parties. It’s all about delightful sights, smells, and sounds. Plus, the friendly staff makes you feel like you're both in Dubai and Paris at once.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Jumeirah Beach Road, Dubai

Elegant dining setup at Roka Dubai, featuring warmly lit tables with red accents and a view of the city skyline at night.

Photo credits: Roka

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10. Roka

What is it? Roka is a cool spot in Dubai's famous Opus building by Zaha Hadid. It offers a new take on Japanese food. This stylish place mixes old and new styles, attracting trendsetters, food lovers, and those looking for a fancy dining experience. Here, dishes like flame-grilled king crab, wagyu, and tiger prawns shine with quality.

Why we love it: It's not just the stunning location in Business Bay that makes Roka stand out. It's also the top-notch service and warm vibe that make you feel welcome. Here, food is like art, and each dish has its own story. Going to Roka is more than just eating out; it's an unforgettable experience.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Roka, Dubai

Elegant interior of Play Dubai featuring modern decor with warm lighting, stylish furniture, and a luxurious ambiance in a spacious setting.

Photo credits: Play

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11. Play

What is it? Play sits high up on the 36th floor of The H Hotel. It's a fun spot for food lovers, mixing Mediterranean and Asian tastes. Plus, you get to enjoy the city view while you eat.

Why we love it: It's more than the amazing views or the chic decor that we adore about Play. It's the feel - a cool mix of fancy and fun. You can enjoy live jazz or dance to lively tunes, all in a place that's always got a great buzz. With delicious food and a stunning setting, Play is our go-to for a night full of more than just good eats.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai

Interior of Nusr-Et Dubai restaurant showcasing an open kitchen with chefs at work, a display of fresh meats and salads, and elegantly set tables.

Photo credits: Nusr-Et

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12. Nusr-Et

What is it? Dive into Dubai dining with a twist at Nusr-Et. It's cozy yet stylish, with amazing skyline views. Perfect for romantic dates or fun group outings.

Why we love it: Nusr-Et is more than just a place to eat; it's a destination. Picture live music every night and every bite, from juicy steaks to sweet desserts, bringing a smile to your face. It's not just food; it's an unforgettable experience. Want to be amazed? Make Nusr-Et your next Dubai stop.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Nusr-Et, Dubai

Interior of Joel Robuchon Restaurant in Dubai, featuring a vibrant red ceiling, elegant marble floors, and a bustling open kitchen.

Photo credits: Joel Robuchon

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13. Joel Robuchon

What is it? Discover luxury at Joel Robuchon Dubai in the Four Seasons Resort. It's a place where food dreams and city views meet. Watch chefs create magic in an open kitchen, all in a beautiful and friendly space.

Why we love it: It's more than dinner; it's a special event. Joel Robuchon Dubai combines real tastes with a romantic and celebratory vibe. Dim lights, gentle music, and amazing city views make for an unforgettable evening. Open every night until midnight, it's the perfect end to your day. Book now and step into a world of top-notch dining.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Joel Robuchon, Dubai

Elegant outdoor dining at Hutong Dubai with views of the city skyline and Burj Khalifa, featuring stylish decor and a tranquil waterfront setting.

Photo credits: Hutong

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14. Hutong

What is it? In the heart of DIFC's Gate Building 6, you'll find Hutong. This place is famous for its Northern Chinese food. It offers spicy dim sum, tasty Peking duck, and unique drinks. The stylish design, fun vibe, and views from the terrace make Hutong stand out.

Why we love it: Hutong is not just a place to eat—it's a whole experience. Its beautiful decor and lively mood capture the feel of Eastern culture. Whether you're into food, work meetings, or just want a fun night out, Hutong makes sure you have an amazing time exploring Northern China's tastes and energy.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Al Sukook Street, Dubai

Luxurious interior of Coya Dubai Restaurant featuring elegant dining setup, lush greenery, and warm lighting, creating an inviting and sophisticated ambiance.

Photo credits: Coya

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15. Coya

What is it? Coya brings vibrant Latin America to the heart of Dubai. More than a restaurant, it's a journey into exciting fusion dining set against a backdrop of colorful Peruvian decorations, lively tribal art, and a burst of flavors. It's an experience that delivers more than just a meal.

Why we love it: Coya celebrates the lively culture of Latin America. Its buzzing Pisco Bar offers unique cocktails and great Latin music. The dishes are colorful, healthy, and full of authentic spices that excite the taste buds. Its relaxed yet stylish vibe makes it the best place to hang out on Jumeirah Beach Road. Get ready for an evening that will capture your heart and awaken your senses.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Jumeirah Beach Road, Dubai

Elegant restaurant interior with stunning views of the Dubai skyline at night, featuring a well-set dining table and modern decor.

Photo credits: Cclap

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16. Cclap

What is it? High up in Dubai, in the busy DIFC, Cclap Dubai is a special spot known for its modern Japanese food. This place on the rooftop mixes true tastes with new twists. You can pick from three cool spots: the stylish dining room and terrace, the easy-going lounge, or the exciting Ongaku bar full of energy.

Why we love it: Cclap Dubai is more than just eating; it's a trip. Every dish is a new adventure for your taste buds. With the city lights shining below, the terrace is calm, the lounge is a chill spot, and Ongaku has great beats. It brings together top food and traditional Japanese spirit in a way you'll always remember.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Cclap, Dubai

Nighttime view of Bliss Lounge Dubai with vibrant lighting, outdoor seating, and a stunning view of a large illuminated Ferris wheel by the waterfront.

Photo credits: Bliss Lounge

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17. Bliss Lounge

What is it? Bliss Lounge sits at the heart of Jumeirah Beach, offering a rooftop haven where relaxation meets fun. Enjoy amazing views of the beach and the sea while sipping cocktails or fresh juices.

Why we love it: It's not just a place with a great view. At Bliss Lounge, live the excitement of dancing under the stars with top DJs or enjoy the peace of a sunset by the ocean. The menu takes you around the world with each bite, making every visit new and exciting. Ladies, mark Wednesdays for special treats, but every day is open for everyone – families, friends, or if you're on your own, to make lasting memories in this unique spot.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Bliss Lounge, Dubai

A lively scene at Bagatelle Dubai with a woman in a radiant red dress dancing joyfully, accompanied by a live band featuring a double bass player.

Photo credits: Bagatelle

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18. Bagatelle

What is it? Dive into a blend of French style and Mediterranean fun at Bagatelle Dubai, located on the first floor of the Fairmont Hotel. This spot is the perfect combination of upscale dining and lively nightlife, all with amazing views.

Why we love it: Bagatelle Dubai is an experience for all your senses. Its rich decor welcomes you, preparing you for a memorable Mediterranean adventure—each meal a work of art, each drink a pleasure. As the day turns into night, the energy rises, turning this place into a top-notch club. It's more than just a dining spot; it's where Dubai comes alive with joy and sophistication, making every visit a true festivity.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Bagatelle, Dubai

Elegant interior of Abd el Wahab Dubai restaurant, showcasing stylish dining setup with modern decor and warm lighting.

Photo credits: Abd el Wahab

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19. Abd el Wahab

What is it? In Dubai's heart, Abd el Wahab is your gateway to a Middle Eastern food journey. This place is perfect for both cozy dates and fun times with friends. With Dubai’s stunning skyline in view, the mood is just right.

Why we love it: It’s all about the feel. From the welcoming staff to the delicious Lebanese dishes—like tasty Shish Tawouk, a fantastic mixed grill, and fresh-baked bread for dipping in their famous hummus—every moment here is special. The music mixes old and new, making Abd el Wahab a memorable Middle Eastern experience.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

3rd Level, Dubai

Raspoutine Dubai

Photo credits: RASPOUTINE

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20. RASPOUTINE

What is it? Welcome to RASPOUTINE Dubai, where luxury dining meets amazing vibes. Enjoy a menu of rich delights - from fine caviars and soft Arctic king crab to traditional pelmeni. Make sure to try their yummy desserts, like classic baked Alaska and light pavlova.

Why we love it: RASPOUTINE Dubai offers more than a meal; it's an experience to remember. As the evening goes on, let the deep house music take you away. With lavish decor - including old chandeliers, vintage artwork, soft red velvet, and beautiful fabrics - you're in for a magical night that's sure to impress.

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

DIFC, Precinct Building 3 – Level 2, Balcony Level, 32268 Dubai

Final word

Let's take you on a food trip around Dubai! Our guide shows you over 85 must-try spots, from fancy meals to hidden gems. Dubai's food scene is a mix of local flavors and world cuisines, ready to surprise your taste buds.

Now, you've got the best guide to enjoy eating in Dubai. Whether you love traditional Emirati food or international dishes, there's something here for everyone. Don't wait! Start exploring Dubai's food wonders. Every meal can be a special memory. Your next amazing meal is just a booking away. For more food tips and travel guides, keep following us. Your food adventure is just starting. Enjoy your meals!

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