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Trader Vic's

Madinat Jumeriah | Al Sufouh Road, 2/1, Dubai 00971, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 368 6559
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“tika” (11 reviews)
“crispy duck” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Madinat Jumeriah | Al Sufouh Road, 2/1, Dubai 00971, United Arab Emirates
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Trader Vic's
1. Legendary Cocktails
"you must try the tiki tiki puka puka cocktail and the crispy Peking"
frasergm
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2. Live Cuban band everynight
"Always great Music with a live band 6 nights "
Tim B
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3. Terrace dining by the water
"Excellent menu, helpful staff and good surroundings."
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1 - 10 of 419 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

I didn't enjoyed my experience at all in this place, the dance floor doesn't exist and the people still dancing in the middle of the place, ordering a drink is just a nightmare and the bartenders make this even more difficult. Never coming back again.

Thank Maria H
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Beautiful latin american live music that forces you to tap your feet. Fantastic crowd. And to top it all a phenomenal variety of fast food backed with great service

Thank mymahe
Reviewed 3 days ago

Simply love this place. The atmosphere, decor, fabulous drinks....Tiki puca puca is legendary, a must try. Thanks to the Manager Eric and our server Dinesh, a great evening, as always.

Thank shilpamehra
Reviewed 6 days ago

He decided to try Trader Vic's bade son a friends recommendation and WOW we where not disappointed. Service is GREAT with friendly faces and fast prompt service Food and drinks are delicious with everything perfectly prepared Massive thankyou too all the staff We'll deffinatly be...More

Thank Cuan H
TVM_Dubai, Manager at Trader Vic's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Cuan H, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your recent experience at Trader Vic's Madinat. We are really glad to know we met your expectations and you have enjoyed our food and drinks. We look forward to welcome you back,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband loves the crispy duck at TraderVix so if we go there, it's for the crispy duck. I go just to keep him company because in the many times that we have been there, the service is probably the worst in town. One could...More

1  Thank IsabellaNeroli
TVM_Dubai, Manager at Trader Vic's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Ms Neroli, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about your recent experience at Trader Vic's. Your remarks have been taken into consideration and will be shared with the whole Team. Rest assured that we do not welcome at...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were having dinner two days ago and all I can say is that we will always remember that place , the staff provided us an excellent service. The cocktail i tried was the best I ever had the very well known cocktail named tiki...More

Thank 298gauravs
TVM_Dubai, Trader Vic's Team at Trader Vic's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Catalina, Thank you so much for your comments. At Trader Vic's Madinat we are committed to provide to all of our guests with an excellent dinning experience. We are really glad to know that we have succeeded with you. Please keep coming back, we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited trader Vicks with my family. We had so much fun and great experience. All the cocktail was amazing, i love the Latin live band. Thank you so much for the restaurant manager Yailin (if I'm not mistaken about spelling) she is very accommodating....More

Thank Cris A
TVM_Dubai, Trader Vic's Team at Trader Vic's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Cris A, Thank you very much for your comments about your dinning experience with us. We are glad to know that you and your family had such a great time. We look forward to having you back. Trader Vic's Team.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Trader Vic's one of the oldest places in Dubai... always and forever keeping the extremely nice food taste and ambiance with Cuban band... Friendly staff, love it and it is one of the must visit places

Thank Cookie_milo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here before a number of times and enjoyed the experience. Tonight was different , ambiance and location good, food was good but service levels were poor, plenty of staff wandering around but unattentive and not interested, would have had more drinks but...More

Thank Badgersteve
TVM_Dubai, Manager at Trader Vic's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Greetings from Trader Vic's Madinat Thank you for sharing your feedback about your recent experience at Trader Vic's Madinat. Your comments are brought to the attention of our management and all involved departments. Kindly accept our sincere apologies for this unfortunate event. We truly hope...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As it’s one of my favorite places I have been going there a lot for past 5 years , however last night I had horrible experience and will never go back again or suggest to anyone ! Once we entered a restaurant woman greet us...More

Thank Mariam K
TVM_Dubai, Manager at Trader Vic's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Mariam K, Thank you so much for your review. Kindly accept our sincere apologies for being unable to meet your expectation during your last visit to our Restaurant. At Trader Vic's Madinat our guests satisfaction is the main priority and experiences like the one...More

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Response from Hayleys68 | Reviewed this property |
Think it's 7-8pm each day but it does say in their website , if you email them , they get back to you almost straight away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$50
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Monday
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Madinat Jumeriah | Al Sufouh Road, 2/1, Dubai 00971, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 368 6559
  • E-mail
Description
Trader Vic Madinat, winner of "Best Bar Food" by Time Out Dubai in 2010, offers a true escape with its Cuban band, beautiful decor and waterfront location at the Madinat Jumeirah, featuring Mai Tai terrace for outdoor lounging. Trader Vic"s offers an exotic ambiance with international specialities and world famous tropical cocktails from noon to late evening. The home of the original Mai Tai and pioneer of Fusion cooking and Wood fired Chinese oven specialities promises a treat for all tastes and occasions.
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