Potato Hut Discover a quick, yet healthy alternative to typical fast food with Potato Hut. Sit indoors or out, or take your food to go. The potatoes can be topped with veggies, stuffed with salads, or layered with steak. Tel. (800 768 286). Open daily, 11 am – 2 am. Travel: Marina Mansions Tower. Dhs [...]
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Black Iris Cafe This crisp, modern cafe offers a nice selection of soups, sandwiches, and pastas. The variety of local drinks, like karak chai, are a pleasant addition to the menu. Enjoying a bowl of soup while sitting outside on the terrace makes for a perfect lunch. Tel. (04 255 9749). Open daily, 7 am [...]
25 Degrees North For a romantic, candlelight Valentine’s dinner that won’t break the bank, check out 25 Degrees North. The meal is four courses, and you can choose from vegetarian or meat options. Tel. (04 452 7779). Thursday, 7 pm – 11:30 pm. Travel: Damac Executive Heights Tower. Dhs 249 per couple. Credit cards accepted.
Caffe Vergnano This lovely Italian cafe offers both a huge variety of hot and cold coffee drinks and a selection of Italian dinner staples like bruschetta and pastas. It’s the perfect stop for a warm, hearty meal. Tel. (04 388 2088). Open Sunday – Wednesday, 8:30 am – 11 pm, Thursday – Saturday 8:30 am [...]
Urban Bistro Located in Media City, this cafe offers Western style dishes including wagyu burgers and cheesecake at reasonable prices. The consistent crowd indicates that this is the new hotspot in town. Tel. (04 362 4330). Open Sunday – Thursday, 7 am – 9:30 pm, Friday 9 am – 9:30 pm. Travel: Al Sufouh Road, [...]
Leila The newest location of this chain on Emaar Boulevard offers a lovely, homey feel. Choose from a seat indoors, on the terrace, or in the atrium. Be sure to try the tabbouleh and jebneh baladieh tolmeh. Tel. (04 448 3384). Open daily, 9:30 am – 1 am. Travel: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard. Dhs [...]
Sea Mood Sea Mood is a new restaurant that offers sustainable fish and other seafood. The fish is brought in from the market every day and is never frozen. The food is simple, hearty, and extremely affordable. Stop in and try the ocean mix soup soon. Tel. (04 385 7977). Open daily, 11 am – [...]
Sheikh and Shake Sheikh and Shake is an independently run burger joint with local flair. The beef is always fresh, and there is table service. Be sure to try the mushroom sheikh. Tel. (04 452 2273). Open Sunday – Thursday, 8 am – 1 am, Friday – Saturday, 8 am – 3 am. Travel: Mag [...]
TOMO The ambiance at TOMO reads authentic Japan, and the menu includes a tasty array of sushi, yakitori, tempura, and more. All the dishes are beautifully presented. Stop in soon and you’ll quickly become a regular. Tel. (04 357 7888). Open daily, 12:30 – 2:45 and 6:30 – 11 pm. Travel: Sheikh Rashid Road. Dhs [...]
Anise Ring in the new year with a celebration at the New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner at Anise. Festivities run from 8 pm to midnight at Intercontinental Dubai in Festival City. Tel. (04 701 1111). Hours: 8 pm – midnight. Dhs 450 (soft drinks), Dhs 795 (house beverages and champagne).