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Barracuda Sea Food

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
The Marina
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Jumeira Rd, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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11:00 - 00:00
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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359 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We had dinner in this restaurant on a weekend and enjoyed it. We had a Mediterranean sea bream and a fried sea bass together with some appetizers. The food came quickly enough and was good, especially the fried fish. It is recommended to chose the fish in person, since many were old and you can pick the freshest one if... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This is the most bad experience i had in my life i know the resturant before it was fine but i came today with very bad taste and imagine the part of the fish was raw not yet cooked when you we complain the manager deal with us unprofessional . We know will open case in dubai government

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Thank mazenhsn
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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233 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Went with the family on a Thursday night - it was pretty empty. However, the service was very poor. The calamari had "fluff" on it - which meant it had obviously been dropped on the floor and put back. We didn't get charged for it but received not a single apology. Rest of the food was OK - but sadly... More 

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Thank Rak G
Sussex
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Fresh fish display and a variety of ways to have it cooked. I had Sea Bream. Husband chose the local Hammour. We both opted for the Alexandrian / Egyptian style "Singary" and had plenty of side dishes - we had tabouleh, baba ghanoush, etc. Good service (not spectacular) and average atmosphere. But the great food made up for it.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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65 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

It's not exactly out of the way, but the again i doubt most residents of Dubai or taxi drivers know where this place is, so look out for the large barracuda fish tails rising from the roof and you should find the place. The fish dishes here are amazing as are the small starter dishes - grab a few while... More 

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ross-on-wye, england
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79 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016

We had been looking for a waterside restaurant for our last night's dinner for some time and eventually stumbled upon Barracuda. Knowing nothing about it, we sat down to watch the dinner cruise boats setting off and enjoyed all the people-watching. The service at Barracuda was very attentive whilst the decor in the outside area at least, was pretty basic.... More 

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Bali, Indonesia
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Great, delicious seafood options as well other food choices. Big seating areas both inside and outside. Outside ares has nice views of the marina and people watching. Excellent and friendly service. Surprisingly well priced for the quality. Note that the restaurant doesn't serve alcohol.

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Thank silverdali
1 review
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Another day came sick in Barracuda in Marina walk after a long working day. Attacked by flu, ordered a seafood soup. Asked to make it spicy & hot. The manager of the restaurant Atef was kind to remind me several times that the soup is getting cold and I have to have it as soon as possible to enjoy it... More 

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Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

Superb food. Should try out their Denise Singaary and Sayadiya rice. Go to the fish display, choose your fish, get it weighed, choose the way you want it and lo! Muah! Love it!

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Thank Victor B P
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

LOVE the food and it's nice because it's not glitzy & glamour which you see all over Dubai but very authentic. The only thing that could improve is faster service. It was extemelyyyy busy so they were a bit understaffed. A HUGE recommendation if you love seafood & Arabic flavors! 😍

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Thank Mona K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Seafood, Middle Eastern, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jumeira Rd, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai>  > The Marina
  • Neighbourhood: The Marina

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in The Marina

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The Marina
It’s hard to believe that only a decade ago there was no marina. Opened in 2003, the man-made marina runs along a 3km stretch of shoreline. A heady mix of luxurious hotels, apartment buildings, and cafes, the marina hosts regular community events and markets, and is a wonderful place to while away an afternoon or evening. Spectacular at night when the skyscrapers glisten, here you can enjoy dinner on the beach next to the sea, or visit a high-rise bar in a hotel for a magnificent view across the Gulf and the man-made Palm Island, with the world-famous Atlantis Hotel at its end. The Walk at Jumeirah beach Residences is a pedestrianized stretch leading to a new development: The Beach. It’s one of the few places where Gulf nationals mix with tourists and Western ex-pats. It’s a popular place to show off your supercar for an evening, so watch out for Lamborghinis, Maseratis, and Ferraris in abundance.
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