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Mirdif City Center | Mirdif, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
04-2316745
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  • 4
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  • 7
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Declining

I used to like going to this place when it first opened. However, after the Chef has been changed, the food taste has been declined to below average. The service is not bad. I am no longer visiting this place after a couple attempts that the food might have been improved.

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 25, 2015
422Sumaya
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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21 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I used to like going to this place when it first opened. However, after the Chef has been changed, the food taste has been declined to below average. The service is not bad. I am no longer visiting this place after a couple attempts that the food might have been improved.

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Cairo
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128 reviews 128 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

they have good variety of Italian plates, but the appetizers aren't there specialty so i don't recommend

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Doha
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

The menu has good options but the staff is rude, not friendly and look like that they don't want to attend you. In our case, the starter arrived after we ate the main course..and some plates doesn't looks like in the menu.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

*friendly & helpful staff *plenty of seating *rustic Italian feeling *delicious fresh bread *Well presented menu with a good range of dishes *quick service *very tasty and well presented food *reasonably priced *good size portions *very satisfied ! Coffee was unavailable

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Suez, Egypt
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We was a group .. Pizza was not that good, pasta was good .. Specially sea food was fresh Rice also was good Place is good and employee are nice Price is medium range I'll go there and try some thing else but not pizza

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

The restaurant looks like a good one from the outside. But we realised that it was not very so while dining. Staff were not plenty in numbers. Very hard to come by. The food was poor to average. The pizza was of interesting shape but of not very good taste. The chicken in the other main course was raw. It... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I tried the dish called it was horrible. The past was too undercooked and the meat balls were rock-hard. When the staff asked and I told them my opinion they basically said "OK thanks" horrible service.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Staff are so slow, unprofessional and impolite! They literally do not want to work, they give you this yellow smile and their service sucks. The manager who is a filipino named "Kevin" has no idea about managing a restaurant. He is useless, he never cares about his restaurant, or his staff attitude. One thing for sure, I WILL NEVER EVER... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This used to one of my fave restaurants for Rissotto ai gamberi. So any trip to MCC would be a reason to do lunch or dinner here. We have been going there since MCC started. However, I have been so disappointed the last 2 times I was there that I finally decided to put up a review here. Last time... More 

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Paris, France
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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Excellent food, slow service, the carpaccio was very good, the lamb chops was very tasty as well as the pasta, even the pizza was above the average, I would go there again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Mirdif City Center | Mirdif, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: 04-2316745

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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