Seafood is distinct, has a peculiar taste and is known for its tenderness. Be it the slow-cooked crabs or the masala fish- there’s something about Seafood that makes it so unique. The aromatic blend of spices and the perfect marination of the fishes when blended, make it one delicious meal. If you are a seafood lover and can fish for breakfast, lunch and dinner, then you know what I am talking about. So for all seafood lovers out there, here are top five seafood restaurants in Dubai that you will truly enjoy.
1. The Maine Oyster Bar & Grill
Fish fans in Dubai will love this restaurant. It’s not only known for its variety of seafood dishes but is also known for its sophisticated setting. You can not only order the fresh catch of the day but also savour some of the best oysters in town! Right from battered cod tacos to lobster rolls, there are plenty of options that you can choose from.
Timings: Noon to Midnight
Cost: Average cost for two AED 360
Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Beach, Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR)
2. Bu Qtair
Bu Qtair is the most loved and preferred seafood spot in Dubai. It’s not only budget-friendly but is also of top-notch quality. It’s value for money and serves fish straight from the sea, fried in its secret sauce that not many know about. Being a quaint shack, you can enjoy the serenity of the sea, while trying their famous masala fish and prawn fry.
Timings: 11 30 AM to 11 30 PM
Cost: Average cost for two AED 120
Location: Street 4 D, Near Burj Al Arab, Opposite Fisherman’s Accommodation, Umm Suqeim.
Rockfish is Mediterranean seafood in Dubai which is inspired by the traditional Italian comfort food options. You can experiment with food in this restaurant and can enjoy roasted langoustine with lentil puree or a tuna tartare with crispy saffron rice to start, followed by line-caught sea bass with artichoke and lemon emulsion. Sound’s pretty fancy, doesn’t it?
Timings: 6 AM to 11 AM, 12 30 PM to 3 30 PM, 6 PM to 10 PM
Cost: Average cost for two AED 545
Location: Jumeirah Al Naseem, Madinat Jumeirah
4. As You Fish
Nestled right opposite the majestic Burj Al Arba, this hotel is a whitewashed villa that’s known to serve some wholesome fresh fish in town. Do try their Soft Shell Crab, Lobster Mac and Sea Bream. You’ll not only love the food of this hotel but will equally love the vibe too. Plus, the location is a plus point and you can also get some pictures clicked while you go to enjoy some lip-smacking seafood dishes.
Timings: Noon to Midnight
Cost: Average cost for two AED 270
Location: Opposite Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Street, Umm Suqeim
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5. Sea Fu
Sea Fu is an Asian-influenced seafood restaurant which is known for its brilliant beachfront location. It has a romantic and intimate vibe and hence is a perfect place to spend quality time with your partner. The restaurant is known for its Sushi and Risotto options, and they have an expansive menu where you can choose these dishes from.
Timings: 12 30 PM to 5 PM, 7 30 PM to 1 AM
Cost: Average cost for two AED695
Location: Ground Level, Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach, Jumeirah 2
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