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Al Mallah

Aldiyafa Street, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 398 4962
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“shawarma” (41 reviews)
“hummus” (10 reviews)
“sandwiches” (7 reviews)
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Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options
Aldiyafa Street, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tired of fancy restaurants? Tired of “artificial” restaurants? This is your place. Enjoy its genuine multicultural ambient, good food, quick service and good prices while seeing families, couples and friends enjoying its terrace (a bit noisy in account of the cars)

Thank javielico73
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Ah, well, what can I say? Just the very thought of Mallah is enough to bring tears to my eyes. The place has been feeding the hungry souls of Dubai for decades... and it just seems to keep getting better and better. The shawarmas are...More

Thank Mr_Darek
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Restaurant serves very nice sandwiches with lamb and chicken. I do recommend this place to feel the spirit of local street food.

Thank Błażej B
Reviewed 6 October 2017

I believe this place has the best shawarma sandwiches , the fresh juices and cocktails here are also great and sometimes better than many of these fancy cafes and restaurants in city !! Great value for money, great service with very good vibe seating outside...More

Thank Pedram R
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Definitely value for money! We both paid about 20 EUR and were completely full up! The falafel and the al mallah cocktail - heaven!! A must try:-)

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 26 September 2017

With a history of about 20 years Al Mallah is a great place to eat out door in Aldiyafah street. The service is superb. The aroma is awesome. The crowd is good and the Food is beyond description. The Salads and the Grills are exceptionally...More

Thank PRABHU60
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Al Mallah has been around for close to three decades - the original owner was an ex colleague and we used to visit often back then ...... My wife and I were in Satwa this evening and decided to pick up some Shawarma and Falafel...More

Thank Ashley A
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Whenever there is a crave for Quick Middle Eastern Food, we rush to this place. Good Option for vegetarians. Numbers of Juices and shakes . Quantity is more then what you paid and Food is yum. Only drawback is in Summer , when the restaurant...More

2  Thank Saurabh M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Yesterday I had been to this restaurant with my friends of four persons totally. Foods were good. But the tables and seats were not that comfortable.Nearly we spent two hours. We were not disturbed . Arabia and Labanese food lovers can go and enjoy the...More

Thank Ashoka t
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We went to this place to try out their's Shawarma's and Falafel's. Falafel's are good but their Shawarma's are great. Tender and Juicy !

Thank Thilak_Ramanna
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29 June 2015|
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Response from Swapna K | Reviewed this property |
Likely to be local or from Saudi. Could ask them when I visit next.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aldiyafa Street, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 398 4962
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