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Samad Iraqi Restaurant

Al Muraqqabat Rd (18th Rd) | Dd, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+9714-2293660
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Ranked #485 of 5,621 Restaurants in Dubai
Price range: $5 - $30
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • Arabic first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Russian first
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English first
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

I came back here after publically proclaiming (in an earlier review) that the newer Jumeirah-2 off-shoot of this upmarket Iraqi restaurant is bigger, better. It’s NOT. This, the original, is as good. I judge by the taste and texture of their famous Carp Masgouf – itself a culinary masterpiece – juicy, smoky – delicious. There used to be a time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

After searching a wee while for this place, Google maps had the wrong location, we were very happy with the welcome we received. We ordered mixed starter, and two different grills. Food came out very quickly, even though the place was busy, and it was amazing! By far the best middle eastern restaurant I have been to in the UAE.... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I first went to this restaurant on 29 NOV, for the breakfast, the atmosphere alone is relaxing and classy. The food is a real taste of Iraq with generous portions, My waiter Abdul was kind and helpful with the choices, a very relaxing and comfortable dining experience. I enjoyed it so much I went back for dinner. Again, no disappointment.... More 

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Japan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

> I and my company boss have visited this restaurant in Dubai twice. We just did not have time, so we missed the 3rd opportunity to visit here. Since our business partner in Dubai orders for us from the menu, I am not familiar with the names of the specific entrees on the menu, however I can describe how the... More 

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Houston, Texas
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61 reviews 61 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

My perspective is framed by the fact that I have lived as an expatriate in the Middle East for more than a decade. In that time, I have eaten Middle Eastern food so many times, in many countries. Samad is a real treat. Lebanese and Persian food are great. If you like these more common to find restaurants, then try... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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100 reviews 100 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Very delicious dishes with original and traditional Iraqi Taste.. Maskoof fish and Iraqi kebab are the best.. All menu is amazing.. Superb restaurant in Dubai for taste and food lovers.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This is probably THE BEST Iraqi restaurant one can visit in Dubai - Ambience, Food and Service!!! Truly a great way to experience a taste of Iraq in Dubai

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

my best restaurant at all but I just want to ask you about salad nisoise why you remove it from your menu ?? ... any way this restaurant still my favorite one. .. good luck

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Doha
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The restaurant décor and ambience was amazing. The food was delicious and service was really good. I would definitely go there again.

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Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

My family and me went for Fotor ( Ramadan Iftar ). the Buffet was really good with excellent food choices. the Price was high but there were so many Iraqi traditional dishes. the service were good but excellent

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Address: Al Muraqqabat Rd (18th Rd) | Dd, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: +9714-2293660
Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
Average Prices: USD 5 - 30

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