10 FAMOUS FOODS IN DUBAI YOU MUST NOT MISS!
Dubai is a beautiful city in the United Arab Emirates and it is one of the top most popular tourist destinations in the world. Dubai is well known for its luxury, vibrant culture, innovative architecture, ultra modern buildings, and also for food from different cuisines. From vegetarians to non vegetarians, Dubai has lots of delicacies with luscious flavours and you will get delightful experience in both street food and restaurants with combination of Arabic, Iranian, Lebanese cuisines and more.
If you’re a foodie and looking for some best famous dishes to try during your trip to Dubai, here is a list of famous foods in Dubai one should never miss during your trip.
This is a Middle Eastern dessert made with layers of lots of cheese, crisp sweet sugar syrup, dough and this is one of the popular desserts you can find in Dubai.
Czn burak Dubai, Turkish village Dubai, Qwaider Al Nabulsi, Firas sweets, Nablus – traditional kanafeh, Kullaaj omar are some of the spots where you can find this golden, crunch, cheesy delight.
Majboos is one of the best Arabic dishes and this is also a famous food in Dubai. This dish is served with choice of meat, assorted vegetables like onion, seasoned with lemon, salt and flavours of Arabian spices.
Even though this is a popular food, you can find best delicious majboos in places such as Al Fanar restaurant & café.
Khuzi is also called as ghuzi, ouzi and it is the national dish of United Arab Emirates and so it is quite popular in Dubai. This dish is made from roasted mutton or lamb and it is served on kebab skewers with vegetables and nuts on top of rice. This dish is definitely a must try Emirati food in Dubai.
Bu Qtair fish restaurant is one of the many popular places where you can get best Ghuzi.
This famous Arabic delicacy is sweet dish that is soft, fluffy inside and crunchy outside. These are deep fried balls drizzled with honey, date syrup, sesame seeds.
At some places like loqmato, you can also get it topped with nutella, caramel, pistachios and other places where you can try this dish are sikka café, Arabian tea house, humyum restaurant and many more.
- Al Harees
Al harees is an one pot culinary and a popular treat during special occasions such as Ramadan or weddings. This is a traditional Arabic dish made with wheat and meat including mutton, chicken, lamb and finally topped with ghee. This is a simple dish but with remarkable ingredients and flavours of pepper, salt, cinnamon.
Al fanar restaurant, aseelah, and khaneen restaurant are few places where one can try this traditional dish.
Fattoush is made from fried or toasted pieces of khubz and consists of vegetables such as onion, garlic, tomato, lettuce, cucumbers, tomatoes, radishes other greens and it is served on Levantine bread. If you’re a salad person, you can try this dish while in Dubai.
Some of the places where you can try fattoush are Al mandaloun, afiyet olsun, al hababi.
Falafel is a popular street food that consists of deep fried patties or spiced balls made from fava beans, chickpeas with fresh spices and herbs stuffed in laffa bread with sauces, pickles and vegetables like onion, cucumber, lettuce.
Kaak al manara, operation falafel, and the hummus house are some places where you get juicy tasty falafel.
- Arabic coffee
This Arabic coffee is prepared from lightly roasted coffee beans blended and infused spices such as cloves, saffron, cardamom, cinnamon. Traditionally the Arabic coffee is unsweetened, but according to one’s preference sugar or sweetness can be added.
Some places such as ila restaurant and cafe, café java, and the brass offer some best Arabic coffee.
Mandi is a traditional food which is popular in Dubai. This dish consists of layers of rice and meat with a special blend of spices and the taste of this will definitely treat your tastebuds.
Though you can find this in a lot of places in Dubai, restaurants such as zam zam mandi, bait al mandi, halla mandi and many more offers the best ones.
Manousheh- the arab pizza is also known as Manakish. Here the white flat bread or dough is topped and filled with ingredients such as meat, spices, cheese, earthy zaatar herbs, sometime sugary treats and so on. This is one of the best street foods in Dubai and a perfect luscious breakfast.
You can try some of the best manousheh in places such as manousheh street, zaatar w zeit, zaroob.
Though there are multiple cuisines available, these are some of the best foods one should try in Dubai. Meanwhile, if you are planning for a vacation in Dubai check out the best tour packages from Pickyourtrail and you can also customize the packages according to your needs and requirements.