10 Best Asian Restaurants In Dubai Bringing Authentic Oriental Flavours to Your Table

Whether craving Pho, Korean BBQ, or Indian cuisine, Dubai's Asian restaurants have something for everyone.

by Priyanka Fernandes
10 Best Asian Restaurants In Dubai Bringing Authentic Oriental Flavours to Your Table

Dubai is a diverse city with people from various countries and cultures. As a result, a wide variety of food is available, including Asian cuisine, which is a popular choice. Experience the diverse and vibrant Asian restaurant scene in Dubai, where authentic cooking methods and high-quality ingredients create unforgettable dining experiences. From traditional Chinese dishes to fresh sushi, these eateries promise to take your taste buds on a journey you won’t forget.

10 Best Asian Restaurants In Dubai

1.Mu-Kii Pan Asian Tapas

If you’re a fan of all-you-can-eat dining with a focus on quality, you must check out the Mu-Kii lounge in JBR just for AED135. The Pavilion’s Mu-Kii lounge features modern furniture and a sleek interior. Enjoy a 25% discount on your bill until March 31. Indulge in unlimited dining from a menu featuring over 100 Japanese dishes, ordered conveniently through an innovative iPad system. Additionally, avail of the All-You-Can-Eat option for AED 135, with children aged 6 to 12 dining at half price and little ones up to 5 years eating for free.

When: Sun to Sat from 12:00 pm to 12:00 am
Where: The Beach, JBR, Dubai
Cost: AED 135 For Adults, 6 to 12 years Half Price.

2. Nobu


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Chef Nobu Matsuhisa is the mastermind behind the renowned Nobu chain of upscale Japanese restaurants. With his extensive training and background, Nobu restaurants offer a distinctive and refined dining experience. Their menu showcases a fusion of modern and traditional Japanese cuisine with Peruvian cuisine. Check out their popular restaurant dishes: black cod with miso, rock shrimp tempura, and yellowtail sashimi with jalapeno.

When: Mon to Thurs from 6:00 pm to 1:00 am and Fri to Sun from 12:30 to 3:30 pm & 6:00 pm to 2:00 am
Where: Atlantis, 22nd floor, The Palm Jumeirah Dubai
Cost: AED360 for two people (approx) Without beverages

3. Taiko


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Taiko Dubai, the first international venture of the award-winning restaurant from Amsterdam, offers a contemporary Asian cuisine experience. Executive Chef Schilo van Coevorden’s menu is inspired by the Far East, delivering a range of flavours and textures from delicate to dramatic. It is a must-visit for food lovers and Japanese cuisine enthusiasts seeking sushi and more in Dubai.

When: Tue to Fri from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm & 6:00 pm to 1:00 am and Sat to Sun from 6:00 pm to 1:00 am
Where: Wafi, Sheikh Rashid Rd, Umm Hurair 2 – Dubai
Cost: AED400 for two people (approx) Without beverages

4. Wawa Dining

Wawa Dining, nestled in Al Barsha’s Golden Tulip, offers an authentic Japanese dining experience. With a Tokyo-inspired entrance and a cosy ambience, it’s perfect for post-work hangouts. The menu is replete with a diverse array of delicious and traditional Japanese dishes, including a wide variety of sushi, sashimi, and ramen crafted with the finest ingredients to create an unforgettable dining experience.

When: Sun to Sat from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm & 6:00 pm to 12:00 am
Where: Golden Tulip Hotel, Al Barsha, Dubai
Cost: AED320 for two people (approx) Without beverages

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5. Vietnamese Foodies

Vietnamese Foodies, founded by Executive Chef Lily Hoa Nguyen, has grown from its first JLT location in January 2018 to five locations across Dubai. The menu features authentic Vietnamese staples like Pho, Banh Mi, and Goi Cuon at affordable prices. Each site offers a taste of Vietnam’s flavorful dishes inspired by the culinary diversity of Ho Chi Minh City. The Pho’s aromatic flavour takes diners on a journey to Vietnam’s bustling capital, thanks to the 14-hour simmer.

When: Sun to Thurs from 11:30 am to 11:00 pm & Fri to Sat from 11:30 am to 1:00 am
Where: Burj Vista Tower 1, Downtown Dubai
Cost: AED170 for two people (approx)

6. Rang Mahal 

Rang Mahal in Dubai offers high-end Indian cuisine with a modern twist. The menu features fresh ingredients and innovative dishes from India, including tandoori dishes, curries, biryanis, and more. Perfect for a romantic dinner or special event, the chic atmosphere and attentive service ensure a memorable dining experience, whether you’re a seasoned Indian food lover or trying it for the first time.

When: Sun to Friday from 6:00 pm to 12:00 am & Sat from 6:30 pm to 12:00 am
Where: JW Marriott Marquis Dubai – Sheikh Zayed Rd – Business Bay – Dubai
Cost: AED440 for two people (approx) Without beverages

7. House Of Noodles

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House of Noodles in Dubai offers a diverse selection of Asian cuisine, focusing on noodle dishes inspired by Thailand, Vietnam, China, and Malaysia. The menu also includes a variety of other Asian favourites, such as curries, stir-fries, and seafood dishes. With a trendy and stylish atmosphere, including a welcoming dining room and a beautiful outdoor terrace, House of Noodles is the perfect spot for a cosy lunch or dinner.

When: Sun to Sat from 12:00 pm to 11:30 pm
Where:  Two Seasons Hotel – Al Jaddi St 30, Dubai Internet City
Cost: AED190 for two people (approx)

8. Toshi

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At Toshi in Dubai, guests can indulge in the exotic flavours of Asia. With a blend of all-you-can-eat buffet, a la carte, family-style sharing menus, plus live cooking stations, they offer a diverse culinary experience. The constantly refreshed buffet ensures there’s always something delicious to enjoy. Guests can experience the vibrant ambience and flavours of Asian cuisine in Dubai for a unique dining adventure.

When: Sun to Sat from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm & 5:00 pm to 1:00 am
Where: 18th Floor, Grand Millennium Dubai Hotel, Grand Millennium, Dubai
Cost: AED300 for two people (approx) Without beverages

9. Asia Asia Dubai

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Asia Asia restaurant and lounge, with two picturesque outposts in Dubai, draws inspiration from the ancient Spice Route. Overlooking Dubai Water Canal in Business Bay, our hotel in the heart of Dubai Marina offers tranquil views of glittering waters. Explore a range of Pan-Asian flavours and aromas in the UAE by taking a culinary journey from the Far East to the Middle East.

When: Sun-Wed 6 pm to 1 am, Thurs-Sat 6 pm to 2 am
Where: Andaz Dubai, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai
Cost: AED150 for two people (approx) Without beverages

10. Jun’s


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Jun’s restaurant, mixed beverages, and terrace serve progressive cuisine influenced by American-Asian flavours. Headed by Chef Kelvin Cheung, the menu features progressive cuisine blending American-Asian flavours with ingredients sourced from his local farm and inspired by his Chinese heritage. With a blend of North American upbringing and French training, Jun’s simple setting allows the food to take centre stage, complemented by breathtaking views of the Burj Khalifa.
When: Sun to Sat from 12:00 pm to 2:00 am
Where: Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd – Downtown Dubai – Dubai
Cost: AED350 for two people (approx) with beverages

From traditional dishes to progressive blends, each establishment promises an unforgettable dining experience, making Dubai a haven for food enthusiasts seeking the tastes of Asia. Are there any Asian restaurants in Dubai that we missed? Let us know in the comments section below!

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