5 Things To Do & Eat In Dubai For AED 1 Or Less

by Vaishnavi Venkataraman
5 Things To Do & Eat In Dubai For AED 1 Or Less

Did you know that there are some things that you can still get for AED 1 in Dubai? Times have changed, so has the prices of the simplest of things, but the city still has a lot to offer for AED 1Check out this list!

1. Abra Ride

Ride along the expanse of old Dubai, exploring the cultural touch points of the region. This ferry ride comes to you at just AED 1 and is an experience one shouldn’t miss. You get to meet people from all over – be it tourists who are exploring Dubai, or just regular commuters. 

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2. Get yourself a Vanilla Softie Cone

One cannot say no to ice cream. Maybe you could treat yourself and a friend if it’s just AED 1? The infamous vanilla cone is still offered for this price not only at selected outlets of McDonald’s – but also Burger King and IKEA! What’s more relaxing than a scoop of ice cream after a long day of shopping.

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3. Falafel at Al Mallah

Al Mallah is the first name in our minds when it comes to Lebanese food and irresistible shawarmas. But what if we were to tell you that their falafel is offered at less than AED 1 per piece? That’s a deal you cannot resist.  Take a bite of this goodness with a Tahini dip and get transported right to the moon and back. 

4. Karak Chai

If you’ve not had a sip of Karak in your life, you’re missing out on what true love feels like. This goodness served with Rainbow milk has been loved and enamoured over the years. And the best part, it’s served at AED 1 at most cafeterias in Dubai and it’s the best refresher you need at the end of the day. We recommend you visit Al Ismaily Cafeteria in Mankhool to get your hands on some of the best Karak.

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5. Pofaki Chips 

This cheesy goodness made your eyes sparkle every time you visited the grocery, isn’t it? You could get your hands on a pack for just 25 fils and it went really good with some Laban or some mango juice. The best part, it’s still priced at just 50 fils per pack and for AED 1, there are two packs to keep you happy and content.

Credits: Emirates Pofaki / Facebook