Foodies, These Are The Most-Ordered Dishes In Dubai (According To Cuisine)

We’ve all had that instance when we’ve secretly tried to peep onto the adjacent table, just to ensure we’re not missing out on the best dishes.

One of the best things about living in a multicultural city like Dubai is the food. The city is a haven for foodies, offering every kind of cuisine. Whether you are craving Indian, Chinese, Mexican or French, Dubai has it all. However, this can be overwhelming at times. After all,

Not anymore! Dubai has a few dishes, under every cuisine which has unanimously won the hearts of foodies. From noodles, to biryani, Khuzi, and Burrito- here’s a list of the most-ordered dishes in Dubai. Bon appetite!

1. Arabic

Fun fact: Arab is a unit and there are 22 different Arab countries, each offering a different cuisine. By large, Arab cuisines include Egyptian, Lebanese, Jordanian, Moroccan, Saudi and much more.

Most ordered dishes: Spicy Potatoes, Nakanek (Sausages), Harees (mix of meat and wheat in a pot, boiled and blended), Thareed (meat stew), Khuzi (meat boiled with wheat), Majboos, Mandi, Kabsa, and Rigag.

Find them at: Seven Sands, Al Fanar, Arabian Tea House, Hum Yum, Nurai, Damyati Iskandaron, Al Mayass

Also Read: 5 Arabic Foods You Must Try When In Dubai

2. Mexican

Fun fact: Did you know that Mexican cuisine is a fusion of indigenous Mesoamerican and European cooking, added after the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire in the 16th Century?

Most ordered dishes: Jambalaya, Enchiladas, Burrito, Guacamole, Tacos

Find them at: Quattro Ristorante, Poco Loco, Cactus Jack’s, Loca, La Tablita, Toro + Ko

3. Thai

Fun fact: Thai food is a balance of five flavors- sour, sweet, salty, bitter, and spicy. Some Thai dishes have a careful blend of all these tantalizing tastes.

Most ordered dishes: Tom Yum Kung Soup, Gang Kiew Wan Gai, Pad Thai, Khao Pad, Kai Med Ma Muang.

Find them at: Tangerine, Nom Nom Asia, Little Bangkok, Moreish, The Thai Kitchen, Pad Thai

Also Read: Thai Restaurants In Dubai: Top 5 places to Dine At

4. Italian

Fun fact: The fall of the Roman empire led to the cities separating, thereby forming their own traditions. Risotto and Bolognahe is popular in the North, while tortellini dominates the central region. Naples (the south) is famous for pizzas and spaghettis.

Most orderd dishes: Spinach and parmesan ravioli, Margherita pizza, tortellini

Find them at:
Galvin Dubai, Via Veneto, Ravioli & Co., Jamie Oliver Pizzeria, Bianca, Da Vinci

Also Read: Best Italian Restaurants In Dubai You Must Try This Year

5. Indian

Fun Fact:  Indian cuisine reflects an 8,000-year history of various groups and cultures interacting with the Indian subcontinent, leading to diversity of flavours and regional cuisines found in modern-day India.

Most ordered dishes: Butter Chicken, Masala Dosa, Paneer Makhni, Chicken Tikka Masala, Chole, Vada Pav, Pani puri

Progressive Indian Food includes: Dal Chawal Arancini, Pulled Tandoori Chicken Bao, Buratta Butter Chicken

Find them at: Sind Punjab, Curry Lane, Venus Restaurant, Farzi, Bombay Brasserie, Bombay Bungalow & Masti

Also Read: These 5 Restaurants Serve The Best Indian Food In Dubai!

6. French

Fun fact: The french ingredients of the time varied greatly according to the seasons and the church calendar

Most ordered dishes: Steak Fries, Raclette, Schnitzel, Buratta

Find them at: Couqley, Aubaine, La Petite Maison, La Cantine du Faubourg

This article is by Curly Tales contributor, wheresachi

Vaishnavi Venkataraman
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