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Frying Pan Food Adventures

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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About Frying Pan Food Adventures
Did you know that there’s an undiscovered foodie side to Dubai? And there’s no better way to explore it than with your tummy! Join us on a Frying Pan Adventure as we wind our way through Dubai’s most historic streets, exploring, tasting and savoring plates of rich ethnic culture that get served up in Dubai everyday.
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Half-Day Souks, Food & Culture Walking Tour

Dubai and the United Arab Emirates are bursting with history and culture unlike any other in the world. See what the city was like before all the high-rise buildings on a half-day tour of Old Dubai. Stroll through spice and textile souks, enjoy tastings of local foods, embark on a boat ride across the creek in a traditional abra, and much more during this cultural experience.
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4 hours 30 minutes
from $122.66

Middle Eastern Food & Culture Walk in Old Dubai

Old Dubai is a hub for various Middle Eastern cuisines, making it a must-visit for foodies. Yet, exploring its eating spots is difficult if you’re unfamiliar with Dubai's different areas and transport networks. This tour lets you dive in with no travel worries and a guide offers extra insight. Sample Iranian ice cream, Lebanese baklava, and more; visit restaurants and bakeries; and get tips on finding the best foods for later.
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4 hours 15 minutes
from $122.66

Little India Food Walk in Old Dubai

Attention, foodies: you may not think "Indian food" when you think of Dubai, but here's your chance to discover one of the city's low profile treasures. With a local epicurean, take a walking tour of the Little India Trail in Bur Dubai. Come hungry, since you'll make several stops along the way, sampling traditional favorites like chicken tikka, crunchy South Indian fritters, chutney-filled puffy bread, and sugar cane juice. You will also visit an Indian supermarket and be able to ask questions about ingredients and cooking techniques. This is a lively and fun way to explore Dubai by foot and meet new people.
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4 hours 15 minutes
from $122.66

Dubai Food Tour on Wheels

Hop aboard our air-conditioned coach to enjoy 4 iconic food tastings, lively stories and vibrant street art across 4 neighborhoods of Old Dubai. Our friendly, knowledgeable guide will take you and an intimate group of 7 to 9 other travelers through neighborhoods that old timers get nostalgic about.

We taste herb-packed Palestinian falafels and pepper-spiked hummus in Deira, Emirati shrimp pilaf and date crepes in Bur Dubai, Keralite-style bread and stew in Karama and Iranian "stone bread" and samovar tea in Jumeirah 1.

This tour has been curated to be far more than just an eating experience. Gain an insight into the places where we grew up and how they’ve changed through the decades, some with splashes of artistic graffiti. Engage with our passionate guide who is armed with stories of the foods being featured, and is eager to share her insider tips on how to experience the city as locals do.
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4 hours 30 minutes
from $148.47

Delicious Dubai Layover

This food tour is perfect if you're short on time and want to taste some of Dubai's favourite foods within 2 hours. The tour takes place along 2nd December street and Satwa, a neighbourhood that's a quick 15 minute drive from Dubai Mall.

The tour features 4 food tastings at iconic eateries that Old Dubai residents have been frequenting through the decades. We sample sweet cheese kunafa, chicken shawarma, fresh herb and cheese man'ousheh (a Levantine pizza), Pakistani chicken and rice, hot milky chai, traditional Arabic coffee and a sweet that translates to "eye of the camel!"

You will also have a chance to enjoy the outdoor mural art in Dubai's "street museum." Our guide will share stories of the city, its food and culture throughout the experience.
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2 hours
from $53.17
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Unfortunately, our tour was scheduled right around the time everything started shutting down due to Covid-19. It was a very confusing and stressful time as we decided whether or not to proceed with our trip. The team at Frying Pan Adventures was AMAZING. When everyone else was
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We did the Middle Eastern Food Pilgrimage and enjoyed it tremendously! It was so much fun! Our group bonded over food. Our guide was exceptional! This tour is not to be missed.
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Response from FryingPanTeam, Business Development Manager at Frying Pan Food Adventures
Responded Mar 27, 2020
Dear Debbie, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a positive review! Glad you had fun on the experience and happy to hear that it was the highlight of your trip! And thank you for appreciating our guide. We hope to see you back again soon! Until then, stay safe. Scrumptiously yours, Frying Pan Adventures
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This tour is totally a slice of heaven in Dubai. Among all the cookie cutter, theme park experiences that are highly advertised, this is a GEM that provides visitors with a true glimpse into the people, food and culture that fuel Dubai. The food was of course AMAZING and I'm
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Response from FryingPanTeam, Business Development Manager at Frying Pan Food Adventures
Responded Feb 27, 2020
Dear JC, We are so glad you enjoyed the food we feature on our tours! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a positive review and for experiencing the old Dubai "culinary" theme park. We hope to see you back again soon! Scrumptiously yours, Frying Pan Adventures
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Less than 3 hours after landing in Dubai, we met up with Farida for the "Middle Eastern Food Pilgrimage" tour.  Regardless of the destination, we have always made a point of signing up for a food tour as soon as we could. Besides being the ideal way to dive into the deep end of
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Response from FryingPanTeam, Business Development Manager at Frying Pan Food Adventures
Responded Feb 27, 2020
Dear Tuan (SPINGO CHAMP!), Wow - two tours over two days! Thank you for being such loyal guests! We are so happy that you experienced both these tours, and got to see Farida and Noorin in action. Your review is lovely; so thank you for taking the time to write it. Spingo Champ all the way! We hope to see you back again soon! Scrumptiously yours, Frying Pan Adventures
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A friend had recommended this tour for us when we were going to Dubai for a weekend. We enjoyed the personable style that Noorin Ansari had as our guide. She was raised in Dubai and has an interesting cultural background that she explained along the tour. We got to see Dubai in
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Response from FryingPanTeam, Business Development Manager at Frying Pan Food Adventures
Responded Feb 27, 2020
Dear Lynn, We are so glad you got to see the other side of Dubai. Thank you for appreciating Noorin and for taking the time to leave us a positive review! Much appreciated! We also note your feedback on the price. We hope to see you back again soon! Scrumptiously yours, Frying Pan Adventures
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