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Special Ostadi

Bur Dubai, Metro Station-Al Fahidi | Al Musallah Rd.Near Al Mansoor Video, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 397 1469
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“kebabs” (46 reviews)
“rice” (26 reviews)
“soup” (15 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Persian, Halal
Bur Dubai, Metro Station-Al Fahidi | Al Musallah Rd.Near Al Mansoor Video, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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1 - 10 of 188 reviews

Reviewed 15 August 2017

A great place where many people meet for great food. The service is good. Can be hard to find parking, but it is worth driving around the block for.

Thank Dutchguy_in_Allgau
Reviewed 25 July 2017

This place is a gem. Best food, great welcome. Abas you're a legend. Dubai must do list: - Burj, Desert, Al Ustadi ....... don't forget the Iranian cranberries !!!!! Thank you again

1  Thank PaulF3370
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Heard a lot about one of the oldest restaurants which opened in Dubai - a Persian joint serving very limited items - but then each and every dish served is a gourmets delight. We started with Chicken soup - a delicious soup with aromatic herbs....More

2  Thank devil5657
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Place to visit by everyone , very social and great food range . Order chkn/ Meat Tika-Roob . Make sure to see the three brothers Abas, Majed and Talib. They will make your time at Ostadi great

1  Thank arif u
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

After much hype we finally tried this casual iranian restaurant in bur dubai. The service is friendly, and the owners are colorful figures who continuously interact with the customers and add a to the already funky resto atmosphere. Prices are excellent and the food is...More

Thank midris5
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Funky, casual, fun, tasty and cosy Persian spot in Dubai. After living in Dubai for 5 years, I finally visited and am looking forward to going back. The food is reasonably priced and the portions are not too big, so you can order a variety...More

Thank Alladin J
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Love the fast service and the kobideh is excellent. Nice clean restaurant. Mast khiyar is to die for and also the mint tea. This place has it all. They take cash only Parking is a pain to find. Also make sure you have coins for...More

1  Thank shefpat
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

If you want to taste best Kababs in Dubai, do not think of another place, their Maasti Kebabs are extremely tasty, And apart from food, you will have best experience with the owners and staff. Ostadi Brothers (following their father's business who passed away couple...More

Thank Soorena_S
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Great Time and Something you absolutely don't want to miss in Dubai... for once a piece of authenticity in a city of the unreal!!!

Thank Crazyo99
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Dear Trippers, Special Ostadi kebab (OSK) at Meena bazaar is superb. The ambiance, food, there's a buzz to the place that you find in a handful of restaurants. The Ostadi brothers also are very hospitable , much more than their staff, and the food just...More

Thank caspergoa
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Tahera A
1 July 2017|
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Response from caspergoa | Reviewed this property |
I really don't know where the meat comes from. I don't think you should worry as standards are kept high & enforced in Dubai. Also the owners being of Persian origin will have the food 100% Halal. Enjoy your meal !
23 November 2016|
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Response from Manmohan V |
No cards. Cash only place.
8 April 2016|
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Response from SagaLEB | Reviewed this property |
Hi - the place is not supposed to be a luxurious place but rather a reataurant intended for guests to taste the genuine Iranian cuisine and experience a nice side of the Iranian culture. We werea couple and paid 40 dirhams... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bur Dubai, Metro Station-Al Fahidi | Al Musallah Rd.Near Al Mansoor Video, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 397 1469
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