Places to Enjoy Street Food in Dubai
Offering a large number of eateries and dining options, this place has become a centre of attraction and a top tourist destination.
Location: Situated along Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai
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When here, one gets to taste one of the tastiest and mouth-watering dishes like samosas, bhajis. curries and biryanis at pocket-friendly prices.
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2nd December street
At just one dirham you can enjoy the flavorsome piping hot flatbread at the Afghan Hole in the wall bakery, samosas at Satwa palace, explore traditional sweet shops with chocolates, juices and shakes, and numerous other cafes and eateries.
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You must try chilli cheese vada pav at chaat bazaar in Al Karama. Being one of the oldest places in Dubai, you will come across a high number of restaurants and other places to eat in Dubai.
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Al Mateena and Muraqqabat Streets
The place becomes more fascinating for tourists as there are few important landmarks to visit in al Mateena like Sheraton Deira, Renaissance Hotel, Marco Polo Hotel, and Dubai Palm Hotel.
Famous Food Joints: Tender lamb shawarma and tangy salad at Al Jazeira Streets, Karachi bakery, and Qwaider Al Nabulsi
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The Melt Room is known for its savory Mac n Cheese, Operation Falafel for Musabbahha, and few other places for shawarmas.
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Sheikh Zayed Road
If you are looking for street food in Dubai at night, then this magnificent place will amaze you with its splendid and exclusive style of trucks aligned serving food from different parts of the world. The egg and cheese feteer at Zaroob and the Chicken drifter at Burger pit are one of the scrumptious dishes found here 24 hours.
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Bur Dubai and Deira
The neighbourhoods of Bur Dubai and Deira are known for their economical and not so fancy restaurants serving food in the traditional style like ‘Dhabas’ and other yummy eats.
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You would enjoy the lip-smacking south-east Asian and Pakistani cuisines, and exotic street food in Dubai at Al Satwa fast food centres.
Timings: 24 hours
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The vast variety of dishes one can find here is endless as this place has hamburgers. Turkish ice cream, hot chips, Karak chai, ramen sushi, thai pie and many more.
Timings: Saturday to Wednesday 4 pm to midnight
Mondays are for families and ladies from November till April.
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A few top places and their well-liked dishes that you must try when in Al Barsha are koshari at Al Amoor express, Kunafa at Feras Aldiyafa Sweets, and Toshka at Hannouf.
Timings: 24 hours
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At the public beach, you can not miss out on a few dishes like chebab at Logma, Jamaican mosa at My Mosa, cheese Manakish at Al Reef Lebanese Bakery, chips Oman at HumYum, Shawarma at Eat & drink and many other places to eat in Dubai.
Timings: 24 hours
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Similarly, the foodies inside you will love to explore the Mediterranean cuisine, Arabic fast foods, and Indian spicy delicacies. Strive on a new type of shawarma with a Mexican twist at Shami Gourmet as one can simply find Best tandoori and street food in Dubai Marina.
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Dubai’s Best Street Food
Al mallah is one of the most popular places for shawarmas lovers. Other places to eat street food in Dubai are Al Safadi restaurant, Belad Al-Sham, Mr. Shawarma, and al barsa.
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Shish Tawook Sandwich
The base for the dish is mostly a pita bread and sometimes pickles, lettuce and egg whites are added for additional taste. This lip-smacking dish just melts in the mouth, making it extremely loved by the people in Dubai and can be easily found on the 2nd December street and at filful on Al Wasl road.
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Chips Oman roll
Olive oil is usually used to prepare this mouth-watering dish along with a little tinge of tabasco sauce. You can find different types of Oman chips combinations like Chips Oman Donuts at IL Donaccino, Cheese Chips Oman Paratha at HumYum, and Cheese Chips Pancakes at Freez.
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People around the globe like it differently. For example, Omanis like it with dry fruits and barista, while Arabs like it light and similarly some people like it with different spices and toppings. Al Mallas and Jumeirah beach road are the most desired places to eat this street food in Dubai.
You can find this snack at farzi café, Al Abra Cafeteria, and Satwa Palace in Dubai.
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These middle eastern pizzas never disappoint and could be easily found at Al Rigga, zaroob- world trade center, all Mallah and Al Muraqqaba streets in Dubai.
When in Dubai, you can try this classic dessert at smart in Mirdif, Al Fanar, Hum Yum, and Seven Sands.
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Karak with Fried Donuts
A few well-known places serving Karak with a side of a crispy doughnut or a sweet cake are Karak house restaurant, all fresh Karak café, Karak time (Karama beach) and many more.
Seven Sands, Jumeirah Beach Road, and Al Mallas, Jumeirah Beach are places which are known for the authentic taste of fareed.
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The final dish is served with the topping of fried onions and cardamom flavored butter to maintain its thick consistency. You will not find madrooba that easily as it is mostly cooked at home due to the time it takes but could be possibly be found at Al Dawaar, and Al Romansiah.
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The local favorite and absolute gem of Dubai which serves the best knafeh is Feras Aldiyafa Sweets and no one can beat it.
Operation Falafel The Beach Mall JBR, Arabian tea house restaurant and café, and Olea are top most popular places serving this exotic dish of spices.
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