Top 5 Late Night Eats In Dubai

by Dhruv Maniar
Top 5 Late Night Eats In Dubai

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Looking for something quick, fun and tasty food late night then we have got your back covered. Here are five amazing restaurants in Dubai which are open until late night. 

1. Al Mallah Cafeteria

Al Mallah Cafeteria is still true to its origins, a takeaway joint for people on the go.  It is one of the most famous Arabic & Lebanese fast food restaurant in the UAE & has been around for over 33 years. However, it also aims to serve a unique experience with its ambience, from bright green neon lights to seats alongside the main road. Located at 2nd December Street in Satwa & 4 other locations, Al Mallah Cafeteria is a budget-friendly restaurant serving up the most delicious shawarmas along with pastries, falafel, sandwiches, grills, snacks, fresh juices that will keep you coming back. The juicy chicken shawarma will cost you AED 9 and a plate of falafel will cost you AED 16.


Locations: 4 locations in Dubai including Satwa, Qusais, Mamzar area (2 outlets)
Opening Hours: 7 am to 2 am

2. Shahi Mughal

Shahi Mughal is a Pakistani restaurant in Dubai that is open 24 hours and is known for its delicious Peshawari specialities. may not look like much on the outside but take a seat & wait for your plate of Butter Chicken (AED 18) which is rich & creamy, much unlike your regular butter chicken. Try their Pakistani specials like the Peshawari Mutton Kadai (Single AED 21) & you’ll be taken into a whole new world of delicious spices. There is nothing complicated about this place but the food is finger licking good and amazingly budget-friendly. It is often crowded on weekends at 4 am as partygoers head down for a satisfying after party meal.   Some of their best-sellers are Peshawari specials. A plate of Peshawari Chicken Kadai will set you back AED 19 & Peshawari Keema – AED 16. A plate of boneless Chicken Tikka is AED 19 which is quite filling and hits the right spots. They also serve mixed grills, kebabs & a delicacy called Katakat (AED 23) which is made from offal, including brain, kidney, heart, liver, and lamb chops in butter. You can also choose from the fresh fish kept on display and get it cooked to your taste.


Location: Karama, Meena Bazaar, Baniyas
Opening Hours: 24 hours
Contact: +97143965737; +97143965637

3. Wok Boyz

Wok Boyz located at Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai serves Asian street food and aims to cater to every Asian food lover with a range of their exotic spicy and mild sauces. You can expect the freshest, delicious Asian ingredients cooked to perfection in a flaming wok. You can make your own Wok, by Choosing your base (rice, noodle, quinoa, etc) and protein and topping it up with your favourite veggies and sauce. Instagram worthy interiors will definitely add to the experience. These five easy steps to create your own wok. On there hand nibble on some lip-smacking chicken wings and veg spring rolls which will surely make you come back for more. 

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Location: Trade Center Area & Sheikh Zayed Road
Contact: 043300060
Opening Hours: 11:00 am to 1:00 am
Cost for two: AED 100

4. Denny’s

Denny’s is an American table service diner-style restaurant chain which has expanded in Dubai has two locations. This is where guests can sit back, relax and enjoy delicious, hearty meals 24/7, every day of the year. From breakfast anytime to satisfying lunches and dinners, if you’re in the mood for it, they will serve you at any hour of the day or night. While you are there you definitely need to try their mouthwatering pancakes and crazy milkshakes.


Location: Al Gurhair Mall & SZR
Time: 24 Hours 

Credits: Denny’s


If you’re at Kite beach and see a line around the block, you’ve probably found SALT! What started as a food truck has now transformed into an air-conditioned restaurant on the beach expanding at two more locations. Well, not entirely. The quirky truck is here to stay and so are the sand covered tables outdoors! The lads at Salt pride themselves on serving up sliders as you’ve never sampled before – Chicken Cheetos, Hook, and Crispy chicken. Although their winning combo is, fries with Cheetos and cheese, you’ll be particularly thankful for their Lotus milkshake!

Kite Beach
Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 am
Cost: AED 115 for two
Contact: 055 996 5802

Credits: Salt