Dubai is home to world-class dining. Out of respect for local culture and traditions, you should contact any restaurant you plan to visit and ask about the dress code. Reservations are often required.
101 Dining Lounge
Nibble on a selection of light Mediterranean-inspired bites while taking in views of the skyline from the water. Located at the One&Only hotel in Palm Jumeirah. Price: Expensive.
This 1960s Dubai-themed restaurant offers a taste of authentic Emirati Cuisine, most notably machgoos, a fragrant Emirati dish of rice with beef or chicken that is slow simmered. Price: Moderate
This luxury restaurant and lounge is located on the 122nd floor of Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building. Order exclusive creations while enjoying views of Dubai City and the Arabian Gulf. Price: Expensive
Sit under the stars in this open-air lounge located on the sandy beach of the Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa. The relaxed and informal atmosphere, where no shoes are required, offers guests a quiet spot to unwind while eating tapas, burgers, and wraps. Price: Moderate
As one of Dubai's most stylish beach resorts, The Jetty Lounge provides a chic Arabian atmosphere with contemporary touches. Enjoy Middle Eastern mezze, Mexican tortilla chips, Asian teriyaki, or European quiches, while watching the sun go down. Price: Moderate
Blending Mediterranean flavors with healthy, gourmet foods in a fresh open kitchen, this restaurant offers an unforgettable dining experience on its terrace or indoors. Located on the ground floor of the DusitD2 Kenz Hotel. Price: Moderate
This over-the-water venue at the edge of its own pier at the Al Qasr Hotel has a contemporary gourmet menu showcasing the finest seafood. Price: Expensive