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12 Best Beach Restaurants in Dubai for Ultimate Seaside Dining

 
  • Marvel at azure blue waters as you indulge in mouthwatering dishes at some of the best beach restaurants in Dubai. Watch the golden sun set over the horizon as you enjoy the calm sound of the ocean against the shore and relax with some cool sea breeze against your skin.

    Beach restaurants in Dubai are perfect for a romantic evening out with your loved one, a solo dinner date while you and your thoughts look out into the Arabian Sea or a family dinner followed by a walk on the beach.

    Each restaurant boasts delectable cuisines, quirky décor, open air architecture and of course stunning views of the endless sea. Indulge in the beach-y vibe while you gaze at palm trees and candescent waves lashing against the shore.  

    Here is a list of some of the best beach restaurants in Dubai:

  • 01Amaseena, Ritz Carlton Dubai

    At the Amaseena in Ritz Carlton, you can take your taste buds on a journey to discover the traditional flavors of Arabian Cuisine. The restaurant has been designed in the form of Bedouin tents which will transport you to the archaic days of yore, making you feel like royalty. The restaurant has a veritable spread of regional cuisines as well as all-time favorite dishes. You can relish your meal with the company of melodious Arabian music that is played live by musicians. Every Wednesday and Thursday, the Amaseena offers a live kibbeh and Kabab night that is a house special by chef Rami.


    Location: Jumeirah Beach

    Cuisine: Arabian

    Highlights: Dining in private Bedouin tents, enjoy a sheesha along with live performances and board games.

    Timings: 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM

    Price: Approximate price for two is 500 AED

  • 02Barasti

    The bar overlooks the vast expanses of the Arabian Sea and is arguably the capital of the social scene in Dubai. The venue is well known for its large and international selection of liquors, voracious and delicious menu as well as delectable cocktails. This gastro pub, is divided into the upper deck, lower deck, lounge and a sheesha area, and is large enough to host a vast number of people. The bar also offers a sweeping view of the marina, which is truly spectacular!

    Location: Al Sufouh Road, Dubai Marina

    Cuisine: Continental, Mediterranean

    Highlights: Award winning bar, international quality liquors, located close to the beach along with great music and lip smacking cocktails. Stag entry is usually discouraged at this restaurant.

    Timings: 10:00 AM To 02:00 PM, Happy Hours from 04:00 PM to 07:00 PM.

    Price: Approximate price for two is  400 AED

  • 03The Beach Bar and Grill

    Ideally situated between lush gardens and spread out over the golden sands that offer a stunning view of the Palm Island Bay, The Beach Bar and Grill stands true to its name. During the day the resort transforms into an oasis like setting with the calm ocean breeze and tropical air playing the perfect host. It serves sea food and delectable, fresh and crunchy salads as its main kosher. As the night approaches, it transforms into an ideal romantic escapade with merry lights and flickering candlelight catering to your gathering.

    Location: Dubai Marina

    Cuisine: Steaks and Seafood

    Highlights: Private Cabana set right over the ocean, impeccable service and juicy and delicious steaks.

    Timings: 12 Noon to 3:30 PM and 7:00 PM to 11:30 PM

    Price: Approximate price for two is  400 AED

  • 04Captain’s

    The most amazing thing about Captain’s in Dubai is its glorious views. The nautical theme that its name suggests is more than justified by its immaculate position on the Jebel Ali Beach. The Hotel's 800m stretch of private sand, is a spot that offers a windswept vista of the horizon that converges into the Arabian Sea. The romantic feel is further enhanced by undulating waves and starry skies. Although Captains is a little far off from the main city, it justifies the distance with jaw dropping views. The Sheesha, music and the drinks is the mainstay of this stunning dining place.

    Location: JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort, Near Jaffa

    Cuisine: International

    Highlights: Beach seating, glorious views and American diner options.

    Timings: 09:00 AM to 11:00 PM, Happy Hours from 5:50 PM to 06:30 PM

    Price: Approximate price for two is  500 AED

  • 05The House of Curry, Jumeirah Beach Residence

    House of Curry on the Jumeirah Beach Residences is reputed to be one of the best Indian cuisine restaurants in Dubai. The food encompasses a wide variety of Indian palates including the creamy gravies of North India to the pepper infused curry leaved sauces of the South. It would be hard to find a more authentic Indian taste anywhere else in Dubai. The interiors are designed in the traditional outlooks of an old Indian ‘Haveli’ which will definitely lend a more authentic feel to your culinary experience. The chefs use the traditional methods of cooking and blend a rich range of spices to create lip smacking dishes that are reminiscent of the Indian heritage.

    Location: Jumeirah Beach Residences

    Cuisine: Indian

    Highlights: Quirky and authentic Indian interiors and cuisine 

    Timings: 12 Noon to 12 Midnight

    Price: Approximate price for two is  220 AED 

  • 06I - Chill Beach Lounge

    Reminiscent of an informal dining room or a banquet seating, I Chill Beach Lounge located at the Rixos in The Palm, Dubai is an offbeat and memorable dining experience. It is located at the perfect spot to enjoy stunning sunsets and breathtaking views of the ocean front and rustling palms. Famous for its Sheeshas and laid back atmosphere it is certainly one of the places where time takes a backseat and lets you enjoy the experience to the fullest. The ambience makes it the most amazing place to enjoy just a romantic dinner for two or a night of revelry with friends. The abode has a varied and diverse menu that will certainly tickle you taste buds.

    Location: Beach Side, Palm Jumeirah

    Cuisine: International Finger Food

    Highlights: Sheesha and comfortable and cozy seating

    Timings: 09:00 AM to 01:00 AM

    Price: Approximate price for two is 200 AED

  • 07Nasimi

    If there is any place in Dubai that embodies its multifaceted and vibrant lifestyle it’s the Nasimi Beach in Dubai. By a large margin, it is amongst the most popular places to dine out amongst the locals and partygoers. As the day befalls, Nasimi takes on the role of a beach club and as the stars come out in the night so too they do in the day as it metamorphoses into a night club that is made alive by the best international acts and DJs. The place is mostly done up in white with a few splashes of color lending their magic everywhere. The lagoon waters undulate at one end while the mighty structure of Atlantis stands tall at the other. It is common to see people chilling here from day until early dawn!


    Location: Palm Jumeirah, West Beach

    Cuisine: Mediterranean

    Highlights: Pristine beach overviews, night parties, jams and international DJ acts

    Timings: 12 Noon to 12 Midnight

    Price: Approximate price for two is 500 AED

  • 08Sho Cho Restaurant

    A traditionally Japanese restaurant, Sho Cho has fast gained popularity for being the only place as of now that can offer a truly oriental experience. The restaurant is furnished by stark white leather sofas and a tasteful interior and lighting that is also characterized by traditional dining tables on one of the sides. The restaurant has received many accolades in the past for its innovative ideas and cooking styles. You can enjoy stunning views of the ocean whilst enjoying a wide spread of delicacies. The place also has an in house DJ that will make you truly enjoy your dinner. It also has a live bar with a wide selection of cocktails and liquors.


    Location: Dubai Marine Beach and Resort

    Cuisine: Japanese

    Highlights: Authentic oriental dining experience

    Timings: 07:00 PM to 03:00 AM

    Price: Approximate price for two is 165 AED

  • 09Villa Beach

    Villa Beach is one of the most ideally situated restaurant that will certainly take your breath away with its ambience, location and cuisine. The restaurant gives you an unforgettable view of the Burj Al Arab and serves up the very best in Mediterranean cuisine.The waters lapping at your feet will certainly make you feel like you have stepped right into paradise. Please note that the popularity of the restaurant warrants that you make reservations in advance. Beach dinner under the Burj Al Arab is what is the main specialty and reminiscent value of this excellent dining location. By night it transforms into a piece of heaven decorated with starry lights!


    Location: Palm Jumeirah

    Cuisines: Mediterranean

    Highlights: Tasting authentically cooked Mediterranean cuisine under the imposing setting of the Burj Al Arab.

    Timings: 12:30 PM to 4 PM and 6:30 PM to 11:30 PM

    Price: The approximate price start from 450 AED for you

  • 10Maui Beach Bar

    This pagoda-inspired restaurant is known for alluring its guest with scrumptious seafood. Located in the heart of the resort, the entire setting is surrounded by water, this fine poolside dining provides its guests with an exotic seafood menu that combines the flavours inspired from the Asian cuisine. While here, you just cannot miss the authentic sushi, sashmi and ceviche. Relax and unwind yourself in this stunning setting that provides you with a true fresco feel.


    Location: Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai

    Cuisine: Fast food

    Timings: Opens every day from 06:30 AM to 11:30 PM

    Price: Approximate price for two is 350 AED

  • 11The Shore

    This poolside restaurant combines the fine flavors of Tex-Mex cuisine along with a soothing waterside retreat which makes dining all the more refreshing experience. Crowned right parallel to Royal Beach and Royal Pool, the Shore is a perfect place to unwind yourself while digging into mouthwatering cuisine.


    Location: The Palm Jumeirah, Dubai 

    Cuisine: Italian, Mexican, Fast food

    Timings: Opens every day from 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM. They offer happy hours from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

    Price: Approximate price for two is 350 AED


  • 12Palm Grill at Ritz Carlton

    Palm Grill at the Ritz Carlton in Dubai brings forth a memorable experience of dining at the beach in a relaxed and chilled out environment. The restaurant provides an 180 Degree view of the Arabian Sea, making it truly one of the best places to be at. This gourmet dining place offers a stunning spread of grilled specialties right from freshly captured seafood, tiger prawns, Omani Lobsters to freshly cleaned oysters. The restaurant also serves a stunning range of cocktails that are just perfect to wind down after a long day. Simply sitting and being at one with the experience while enjoying views of the ocean is a memorable experience.

    Location: Jumeirah Beach Residences, Ritz Carlton Dubai.

    Cuisine: Seafood

    Highlights: Freshly caught seafood delights along with a sweeping view of the Arabian Sea.

    Timings: 12 Noon to 11 PM, Happy Hours from 04:00 PM to 07:00 PM

    Price: Approximate price for two is 380 AED