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| Al Mina Vegetable Market, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

In my opinion, the Abu Dhabi date market isn't worth visiting. This is not a souk, or traditional market place. It's basically a quadrangle of stores, with doors closed to maintain air conditioned sales areas. This didnt stop vendors from standing outside to coax shoppers...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nuala P
Reviewed 5 days ago

A visual and sensory delight! Who knew that there were so many different kinds of dates and so many ways to use dates? We certainly didn't! The variety is a little overwhelming since we wanted to but literally everything that we saw! LOL!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Miriam W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My Indian tour guide took me to an Indian owned shop. Tasted some varieties of dates and purchased the one covered by chocolates. It’s a hit as I expected. I can find dates in India, but dates here seem to be special.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank W7927SH_
Reviewed 1 week ago

not really as one would expect: nothing of the past or the tradition but only a bounch of shops selling dates and products based on dates. negotiate negotiate and then negotiate ! not all are serious and honest but the majority of the shops are...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Marioviaggiatore
Reviewed December 9, 2018

This place is very small and crowded and a rip off. If I were you and on a tour, I would stay put in the air conditioned van because the staff are pushy in terms of selling their dates and also moving you to the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 6, 2018

This is a place I frequently visit to buy best quality dates in Abu Dhabi. Prices are pretty reasonable and you can have good deal if you have right contacts there. I recomend the dates market and adjasent area as a must visit for residents...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Haris M
Reviewed December 4, 2018

Let me be honest...I'm not really a huge fan of dates. I think it was too many Fig Newtons growing up. But since I was in the UAE, I figured I had to give (real) dates a try...and I'm really glad I did and that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank DuncanTCH
Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

As part of city tour you can visit this place. This area has shops for dates. People welcome you with chocolate and some dates. Taste any item if you like to purchase. Bit costlier dates are sold here. Good place for shopping dates...

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank gaurav4321
Reviewed November 29, 2018

Abu Dhabi Dates Market offers good variety of dates. However the rates are on higher side even after negotiation.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sumitkumar_13
Reviewed October 31, 2018

This is worth the time spent to visit and taste the variety of dates available in the market. Very good selection of date, plenty of shops and no pressure to buy from the salesmen. They are happy to let you taste dates, plus they will...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Dates market is open every day all day long.
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