Best Restaurants In Dubai for Tourism

Complimenting Dubai’s luxury hotels are its top-notch restaurants that cater to all types of tastes. The global city is filled with several authentic Thai, Indian, Italian, French, Japanese, Asian, and Chinese restaurants. Dubai tourism is booming with visitors from all corners of the globe hence you will be spoilt for choice while choosing a restaurant for that perfect dinner date or celebration with your near and dear ones. The city is not just a financial hub of UAE but also its tourism hotspot. Apply for a Dubai visa and enjoy a spectacular holiday filled with lots to see and do. Here’s a list of some of the finest restaurants in Dubai:


Coya is one of Dubai’s most famous and sought-after restaurants which serves some of the best dishes you’d have ever eaten anywhere in the world.  Its staff is courteous and helps all patrons navigate through the menu. This is done in other restaurants as well however here it just seems very natural. Coya is often credited with starting the Peruvian food trend in Dubai.

Pai Thai

This is the best Thai restaurant in Dubai and has been for quite some time now. An abra, a traditional boat made of wood, takes to this quaint restaurant which won the best Thai award at the Time Out Dubai Restaurant in 2016. The place offers amazing views and the gourmet food leaves a lasting impression. Sit outside on the terrace of Pai Thai and admire Madinat’s tranquil waterways while savoring the food.

Nusr-Et Dubai

This restaurant is part of the Four Seasons complex in Jumeirah and serves the best Turkish food in the city. Nusr-Et Dubai is renowned for the steak it serves along with a variety of salads and seafood. The ambiance of the restaurant is lovely and customer service brilliant. The staff is always willing to help customers and also take their suggestions.


Zuma is the best Japanese restaurant in Dubai and one that constantly keeps reinventing itself. Experience the Japanese Izakaya style of dining at this restaurant which is located in the Dubai international financial center and in the vicinity of Burj Khalifa. This award-winning restaurant intricately designed balancing the six elements of fire, earth, water, air, wood, and iron.

Solo Bistronomia & Vino Bar

This one’s the best Italian restaurant in Dubai which serves signature dishes like seafood, pasta, meat, and pizzas that are baked in authentic Italian wood-fired oven. The cuisine here is inspired by Italy’s diverse regions like Tuscany, Lombardy, Sicily, Campania, and many others. Savor the in-house made dishes from bread to sauces. The restaurant is also known for its stunning décor.

Rang Mahal by Atul Kochhar    

Dubai is home to many Indian restaurants, however, Rang Mahal by Atul Kochhar, the founder and head chef of London’s renowned Benares restaurant, is the best. This award-winning restaurant is situated at JW Marriott hotel and offers some of the most delicious curries you would have ever tasted. From traditional Indian cuisine to modern delights, there’s a lot on offer here.

La Petite Maison

The intricate cuisine of France has always fascinated people from the world over. Get a feel of the Cote d’Azur with a visit to La Petite Maison which is undoubtedly the best French offering of Dubai. This beautifully decorated restaurant has the best staff in the city. The best of French cuisine combined with an impressive choice of wines and other beverages make this a must-visit when in Dubai.


Boca offers the best of European cuisine in Dubai. The restaurant celebrates the food of the Mediterranean regions of Spain, Italy, and France. The restaurant is also known for ‘The Cellar’ which houses more than 200 labels of the best wines of the three countries. The staff is always ready to help the guests with a variety of food and wine options to choose from.



Hakkasan is the best Chinese restaurant in the city and has a slick dining room as well as a fabulous terrace. Located in the popular Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel, this restaurant offers a modern interpretation of authentic Cantonese cuisine. The soups, salads, noodles, tofu, etc at Hakkasan are simply lip-smacking.

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