If you're a first time visitor to Dubai, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a smaller local eatery could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but the restaurants may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about restaurants in Dubai.
Here are some of the most recommended restaurants in Dubai.
Here's what Trippy members had to say about restaurants:
"Don't miss just wandering through the alleys of the Gold Souq, Deira Spice Souk and Textile Souk." See More
"La Petite Maison and the DIFC - Dubai International Financial Centre WAFI Mall Maya" See More
"Hi Kate, I haven't been around Abu Dhabi too much but some of my favs are the old school haunts like Vasco's and Al Mayass for Syrian Cherry Kebab, the only place you could find this dish in the UAE for a very long time until Mayrig came into town :) You can read about it here and decide if you want to give it a try :" See More
"Amal (the Indian restaurant) was very good." See More
"However if you want to go to high end places like Gaucho (which I do recommend) or Zuma, both in DIFC area, expect to pay more than AED 500 per person." See More
"One of my favourite beach bars in Dubai is La Veranda at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel" See More
"We stayed at the Hilton Dubai Creek and loved absolutely every minute of it." See More
"If you like local markets, the Deira Fish Market is great place to head early in the morning to see the buzz of the older part of the city." See More
"Khan Murjan at Wafi Mall and Zaroob on Sheikh Zayed Road." See More
"If you want to really live the Dubai life, head to Mercury Lounge for 360 views of the Dubai skyline and the Arabian Gulf, shisha and cocktails after the summer." See More
"Check out Jazz PizzaExpress located at Jumeirah Lakes Towers in Dubai." See More
"Here are some best Places where you can hear live Jazz in Dubai The Gramercy difc area le paradis French kitchen - The Beach Frioul- Souk Madinat Jumeirah Tribeca Kitchen & Bar -Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR) And Lounge - The Address Hotel Dubai Marina Delphine Restaurent (H Dubai)- The H Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road" See More
This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from Dubai locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Dubai.
If you've changed your mind and decided to go somewhere else, go to the main page and explore where to stay in any city.