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Al Safadi

#161 of 8,884 Restaurants in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence
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Al Rigga Al Rigga Rd | Al Muraqqabat, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 227 9922
08:00 - 03:00
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168 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely fine local restaurant - with fair prices and excellent service. Close to metro and Hyatt. On the interesting Al Rigga Rd. Highly recommended - e.g. the barbeques

1 Thank Tune H
Preston, United Kingdom
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138 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us and it was ok. The food was acceptable but not anything brilliant. My wife's starter and main course came at the same time and then I had to wait a further 10 mins for my main course. Desserts looked on interesting. Wouldn't choose to visit again

Thank jbmcv1
Dunkeld, United Kingdom
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271 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fairly large restaurant, Easy to read menu, with pictures of each dish. Good value, and well prepared. Large choice. Service a little slow but not unacceptable. We had the mezze.

Thank gam8le
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Al Safadi, Rigga Road is headed by Chef Omar Harbaly whose been working as Group Executive Chef since the restaurant's inception almost 17 years ago. This is a home from home place for me, where the waiters from my first visit made me welcome and provided excellent service, never forgetting anything. Their traditional Lebanese food is just perfect - hot... More 

Thank FranGomme
Southampton, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the best tabbouleh here so fresh and tasty, hummus and lots of other starters were just lovely...bread served hot from baskets to the table. We didn't have mains as the starters were so lovely we just had a meze. ...very good service and reasonable prices.

Thank Audrey P
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Al Safadi have multiple locations and when you exit Al Rigga station there is one right outside the station. However, this is only a cafe so head down the street (about a 2minute walk) to find the restaurant. With outdoor seating, it’s a lovely spot to people watch too. But anyway, on to the food. Don’t miss the fatayer spinach,... More 

Thank Heena T
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Each time i go to Dubai I make sure to go to this place to have my food at least once but this time during my four days stay in Dubai I had my dinner every day from here. its just a ten minutes walk from Hotel Sheraton creek and I find ice to take a walk while going and... More 

Thank Prakash C
Delft, The Netherlands
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391 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

We had a good dinner with a friend. The restaurant offers a pleasant outside sitting area. All dishes were fresh and tasty. The most delicious was seasonal lamb balls in cherry sauce but salads, shoarma on humus and laban were also very well done. The disappointing part was at the end, when we ordered Arabic tea and got Lipton teabag.

1 Thank Shimnik
Taarnby, Denmark
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

We went here for dinner as we stayed close by. Ordered a large amount of starters to taste different foods. Only regret is that our stomachs were too small for more. Amazing food, very good staff. if you are into Lebanese food, this is defiantly the place to go if in town.

1 Thank Jef P
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

I went to Al Safadi for a dinner with my family. The waiters are very friendly. The food did not take long to come and the food was very fresh. I feel that the waiters need to learn more English because some of them do not know how to explain the items on the menu. In conclusion I found that... More 

Thank azmina m

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Halal
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
08:00 - 03:00
08:00 - 03:00
08:00 - 03:00
08:00 - 03:00
08:00 - 03:00
08:00 - 03:00
08:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Al Rigga Al Rigga Rd | Al Muraqqabat, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 227 9922

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