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Macaroni Grill

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Festival Waterfront Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Afordable fine dining

This is definitely one of the good restaurants in Dubai. The verity of food was great, the quality, the taste, the atmosphere, the service, just about everything you can think of is close to perfect. The scenery is a plus. Can not complain at all. Very much recommended

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This is definitely one of the good restaurants in Dubai. The verity of food was great, the quality, the taste, the atmosphere, the service, just about everything you can think of is close to perfect. The scenery is a plus. Can not complain at all. Very much recommended

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Puerto Rico
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Food as in USA, very good quality however the service is terrible! They sat me on a table and I waited,waited and waited!! I had to ask someone to take my order! And even for the bread! Later when I was eating I ran-out of coke, the waiter passed several times and never filled the glass, I had to ask... More 

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Dubai
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56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We dined at the Mirdif City Center location with five people in February. If you are from the USA and looking for a familiar restaurant - this will fit the bill. Everything from crayons on the paper table cloth to bread and oil. Instead of grilled garlic in your oil, you get crushed pepper but that's about the only difference.... More 

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Abuja
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Located in a quite corner on the first floor of Dubai mall, this is one of the few restaurants to offer a relatively relaxed atmosphere. It overlooks the aquarium from behind. The food is good and our waiter did his best although he was relatively the only one serving the floor.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Only 4 of us and one other table occupied. Staff keen initially to engage with us but that was all. Sons pizza was cold and was sent back via the manager, replacement pizza again cold and was brought to us by a waitress even tough manager was standing doing nothing. Had to ask for the table to be cleared, pizza... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

I have no idea why some of my friends like this place, it’s honestly very over-rated! Their prices are high for no reason at all! The only yummy food they have is the complementary bread.

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Dubai, UAE
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

This place it not licensed and I do like some red wine with my Italian food, but I will forgive because the food is gorgeous comfort food, all the Italian staples, in BIG portions. There's a good selection of non-alcoholic drinks, and plenty of excellent bread served with balsamic vinegar and olive oil to nibble, but be careful to leave... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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39 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Amazing Italian dining experience, nice and friendly staff, excellent and fast service, you have to try the amazing Trameso dessert.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

This is a great place for a casual, laid back meal with family, friends or even for a couple. The restaurant is child friendly, the waiters/ses are a pleasure to deal with and the food is great. While many of the usual favorites are there, there are dishes with a dash of refinement (Truffle, Caramelized onions & Goat Cheese Flat... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

The staff here are really good,a special mention to Red he was our waiter and gave great service. The food was good the spicy meatballs could have been a little spicer but on the whole a nice place to bring the family a very good children's menu.

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Address: Festival Waterfront Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai

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  • Address: Festival Waterfront Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai

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