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Festival Area, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
29 Oct 2017
“yummy food”
17 Aug 2017
“Emirati Food”
Closed Now
Middle Eastern, Halal
$$ - $$$
Festival Area, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed October 29, 2017

we went during our weekend, found it bit crowded but the food was really yummy.. they variety of cusines.. and staff was very help ful

Thank travellerasr1407
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

I have been here with my business partners, we took the famous Biryani with chicken. Harres or wheat grains, mixed grills, Arabic salad, beans and Humus. The food here is good for those who wants to try the Emirati food, they are specialized in Emirati...More

Thank IsmailMSaeed
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

Lovely restaurant despite being in a huge shopping mall. The restaurant itself is entered from the mall but faces the river and the "Imagine" sculpture and water/fire/laser display that happens every hour. Food was great except we got chicken instead of lamb for one dish...More

Thank Gingermegs55
Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

If you look for a traditional gulf food don't miss this place . A bit crowded at weekends but its worth the wait . Prices is mid to high range , atmosphere and decoration is interesting and the food and deserts are great .

Thank Um Ayman A
Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Every thing in this restaurant looks old and traditional The environment will takes you to the old ages Food is excellent and will servied

Thank عبدالعزيز ا
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

An amazing experience to try out the Emirates cuisine. Welcoming staff and great atmosphere and you have to wait more than a hour to get a table . Would go again to enjoy the food .

Thank Um Ayman A
Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Setting is comfortable, servise is quick and professional. The food is delicious not greasy , tasty real khaliji food We went for lunch , had the fish and chicken makbous and for desert we had the lukaimat which was my favorite Must try 👍🏼

Thank Alfa A
Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were looking for an authentic Emirates meal. The food was excellent. We had mullet and local fish. There is not any alcohol available. Sit outside. One surprise was there were two male bathrooms and no female bathrooms.

Thank Heather F
Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

Not my first time, always loved the place and the food. Although im a native Emirati bit the experience in alfannar is so special that takes us back 50 years back to our old nice days. The minute you step in you are surrounded by...More

Thank Hind A
Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

a very traditional place located in dubai festival city that offers emarati food, i enjoyed the meal, the service and the quality, i ll definitely go there again. plus its really close to the kreek which looks amazing at night.

Thank sarrarita
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Open Hours
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Festival Area, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
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