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Al Sufouh Rd | Jumeirah, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 368 6505
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

We tried for the first time Persian cuisine... and it was a great experience... kebab has a very unique taste Rice with saffron is not a joke! Amazing service at Anar and the manager promised to find us a great table.. and yes he did... directly to the water with an amazing atmosphere.. a special experience

Thank Akram R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We loved sitting by the water and having a lovely dinner. The kids were having the same as we! Good service and great food!

Thank Helle T
Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Persian foid in a amazing place in Madinat Jumeirah Souk with view to Burj al Arab. Great food, great atmosphere, great view. A little bit expensive.

Thank Rochelle J
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I added an extra star for the view which is great during winter. The food here is quite pricey and the portions aren't your typical ones especially comparing to other Iranian restaurants; here they r smaller especially the rice. We were served a complementary bread basket and the typical plate of cheese, walnuts, herbs, and radishes. For starters we ordered... More 

Thank MeemzK
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a good experience. Overly priced for basic grilled food. Staff attentive but food disappointing.

Thank huxmeister2012
Park City, Utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This Persian restaurant is located in the Madinat Jumeirah Souk. Really nice location along the river. Great selection of food. We followed the waiters guidance and were not disappointed. Really good

Thank Courtney B
East Sussex
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first experience of a Persian Restaurant and a very memorable one. We were fortunate (and early enough) to be seated at a table outside, despite not having booked. A view overlooking the canal at Souk Madinat and the fantastic Burj Al Arab lit up amongst the night sky made for a wonderful atmosphere. We were offered their homemade breads... More 

Thank Bellhurst
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Original Persian dishes, friendly staff, many signature courses, simply good. They do have a nice wine list as well; the prices are higher level, like a hotel restaurant, but fair and you get high quality food. Always stay here at least once while staying in Dubai.

Thank Le_Canard_sarrois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Very rustic authentic food. A real twist on the Middle Eastern cuisine (Lebanese based) food. Try the "bottom of the pan" rice (fried) and the aubergine dish. Food was really good!

Thank Dan M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely family dinner, maybe best lamb chops ever. Anar serves wine and their house rose tasted lovely even though ehnthusiastics might argue rose is not matching with food. Start with hummus and bread as the arabian bread here is fresh and homemade. The restaurant is most likely fully booked and noisy during high season with a lot of tourist passing... More 

Thank Heidi L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$50 - US$75
Middle Eastern, Persian, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Al Sufouh Rd | Jumeirah, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 368 6505

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?