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TGI Friday's - Dubai Mall

$$ - $$$
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Downtown Dubai
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Financial Centre Road | 2nd Level, Waterfront Atrium, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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540 reviews
263 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

TGI Friday's is an American casual dining restaurant. Like other of the same style, the main dishes are not that tasty or inspired. They depends on big food portions, refill drinks, lots of cream, too much fat and cheese everywhere. Finally it ends up with unhealthy but filing your stomach with large amount of food. On the other hand, the... More 

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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156 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had dinner here after wandering around Dubai mall. Got an outside table with a view of the fountains. The service was fast and efficient. The meal was great.

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Thank Krissigu
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4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately the Dubai TGI Friday is fake. the only thing that is the same is the logo. Otherwise it's a completely different restuarant. If you have been to a TGI in Europe or America before you will know what I mean. No Jack Daniels ribs, no Jack Daniels sesame chicken strips and no Jack Daniels sauce either :(. One thing... More 

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Thank Sunny H
Athens, Greece
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would say that TGI in Dubai is below the average score of TGI's that I've experienced. The food is normal, the drinks (I had a mochito) are poor and in general, I only selected because it was a really crowdy Friday evening in Dubai mall.

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Salalah, Oman
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been there with my family, we were all love the food's taste. Wherever I find the 'Friday's', I get used to find it fully and vibrant, but this one was so quite and almost empty. Anyway, we were enjoy our dinner, and I will come back again when they open the outside balcony again.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

why did i even go here. the food was overpriced and it was overcooked. i do not think it was fresh either. plenty of other places to go to if you in dubai mall.

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Thank Shoaib H
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Great service and cooking time was short. Excellent staff attitude, however make sure you plan your trip to the cloakrooms as they don't have any inside the restaurant, you need to walk back out to the mall facilities which is a minute or so away.

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Thank NYoung82
Lebanon, Tennessee
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

First of all, the location is a bit hard to find. Me and my friends had a struggle to find it. we have asked to wait by a not so friendly hostess outside. Since my friends really wanted to try the TGI Fridays here in Dubai we waited for almost half an hour but honestly, the food is not that... More 

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Thank Ms_Lebby
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We came for some food here so we would get a nice view of the fountains. The food wasn't the best but it was a very busy night with the fountains being on. The view from the balcony was amazing though!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Can't go wrong with TGI Friday's, you know what you're getting yourself in to! Good food, great location inside the mall but service could improve here slightly, but nevertheless, I had a great time!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Halal
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Financial Centre Road | 2nd Level, Waterfront Atrium, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai>  > Downtown Dubai
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Dubai

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Downtown Dubai

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Downtown Dubai
You can’t fail to miss Dubai’s iconic Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. It towers over the city and resides in the prestigious Downtown development. Once an old army base, Downtown is now the jewel in Dubai’s crown, a beautiful residential and leisure area housing not only the world’s tallest building, but the world’s largest fountains and mall. Wide marble sidewalks are perfect for strolling, with restaurants, art galleries and children’s play areas. Specially commissioned sculptures line the roads and Downtown is often used as a canvas for modern art displays and community events such as Classic Car Shows and National Day parades. In the cooler months, cross one of the many bridges to the Burj Khalifa park and enjoy a picnic alongside residents and visitors, or enjoy a lunch or dinner watch the dancing fountains. Because of its mixed use, Downtown is a fantastic place to mix with Dubai residents and locals and watch real life unfold in a cosmopolitan environment.
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