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Joe's Cafe

$$ - $$$
Downtown Dubai
Cafe, European, Contemporary
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Dubai Mall Upper Deck Rd | Financial Centre Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 434 1439
07:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 01:00
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Durban, South Africa
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The balcony opens at 6pm which is when we arrived. All the tables offer an equally good view so we just sat at one and took in the scenery for hours! We ordered pastas and a burger which were all really delicious. Waiters were friendly and the service was quick. This was definitely a restaurant highlight in Dubai.

Thank Jashna P
Houston, Texas
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119 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our dinner here even though it started to rain as we were eating. The view of the fountains is amazing. The food was good, but not spectacular.

Thank jld4243
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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85 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous outside area.. can smoke outside.. good coffeee and mocktails and amazing food! Not too expensive.. friendly service.

Thank Liza V
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Food was fantastic and the service was perfect. We sat outside and had the best view of the Dubai fountains. Highly recommend

Thank lucyrostance
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Visit joe's for dinner ,, we first called to know if there is waiting list or if the place is empty but the one who answered did not give a clear answer,,,! We choose the outdoor area but not in the first line since it have waiting list Tried the volcano fries with beetroot and sore cream and it was... More 

Thank Em A
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Disappointing food given location. Chicken Rissotto is not pilau rice with strips of chicken, and covered in what looks and tastes like tomato soup. Would not go back now seen the fountains.

Thank mburgesstwo
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This chic cafe has a great view overlooking the Burj Khalifa from the balcony, and the food is of a high standard. One word of warning though, and that's to make sure that the waiter brings you any change when you settle the bill, as they have a tendency to think you're leaving a rather large tip!

Thank HazellStrathpeffer
London, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We went here for a drink after spotting the balcony during the 6pm fountain show, so watched the 6:30pm show from here. Our photos of the fountains and the Burj Khalifa are the best we have, so we are glad we came here even though the hot chocolates are on the expensive side (24 AED) as you're paying for the... More 

Thank e-s03
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

The supervisor in charge on 10th march 2017 at 2pm was very rude. She did not allow my family to change the table from outdoor to indoor as it was too hot outside. However the other staff were really nice and the food was very tasty. But with such an attitude from supervisor you don't feel like eating there and... More 

Thank Muhammad Faheem F
Garstang, United Kingdom
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358 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We chose Joe's Cafe purely for the fantastic view of the dancing fountains. We had a superb seat on the balcony. Our mocktails were delightful, I had fish & chips whilst my wife went for the chicken. Food was well cooked if not a little pricey

Thank Paul H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, European, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dubai Mall Upper Deck Rd | Financial Centre Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai>  > Downtown Dubai
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 434 1439

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Staying in Downtown Dubai

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Downtown Dubai
You can’t fail to miss Dubai’s iconic Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. It towers over the city and resides in the prestigious Downtown development. Once an old army base, Downtown is now the jewel in Dubai’s crown, a beautiful residential and leisure area housing not only the world’s tallest building, but the world’s largest fountains and mall. Wide marble sidewalks are perfect for strolling, with restaurants, art galleries and children’s play areas. Specially commissioned sculptures line the roads and Downtown is often used as a canvas for modern art displays and community events such as Classic Car Shows and National Day parades. In the cooler months, cross one of the many bridges to the Burj Khalifa park and enjoy a picnic alongside residents and visitors, or enjoy a lunch or dinner watch the dancing fountains. Because of its mixed use, Downtown is a fantastic place to mix with Dubai residents and locals and watch real life unfold in a cosmopolitan environment.
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