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Frankie's

#123 of 1,875 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Rd | Bain Al Jessrain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 654 3238
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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163 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

my second visit. - all my friends rave about this restaurant - and with reason they have some of the best breads in Abu Dhabi. an excellent wine list. their pizzas are stellar. this last visit i had an excellently prepared crab cake - see image. and a breaded veal chop...superb. Beach Rotana has the same but sad when compared... More 

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Thank Mike O
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The day we have checked in at Fairmont's hotel we went for a plate of pastas at Frankies. I've had a vegetarian spaghetti which was delicious. It was all freshly cooked in a live cooking corner. The service was excellent. Although we've been dressed very casually, coming from the beach that wasn't a problem and the waiter was very helpful... More 

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Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best Restaurant at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, really great staff, the food was perfect and the live singing created a great atmosphere!

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Thank HJM315
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

Really enjoyed our meal in Frankie's Really lovely food, the wage beef and the crab salad were amazing. Friendly efficient staff. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Misemary27
scotland
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

I found this Resaurant to be over priced and over rated....think you must be paying for the name! The staff however were amazing, especially Mel & Sundar!

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

first time we went was just ok, returned with a larger group and was more than happy on our second visit, the lamb chops were excellent, parents loved the steaks and kids enjoyed the pizza, heard other friends say they also enjoyed their nights at frankies

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Perth, Australia
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

We were lured into this restaurant by its singing wait staff (who turned out not to be wait staff, but singers who had been flown in from the Netherlands). We ordered entrees of lasagne and penne pasta. My husband's lasagne was almost inedible - it seemed that it had been defrosted as the meat in the middle was like cardboard... More 

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Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

It's a lovely place, some light piano music made it a pleasant place to be, but there weren't a lot of other diners, so the vibe was a little tinny. Food wasn't quite up to scratch either. Not unpleasant, but I expected a bit more of an impact given that it's a pricey enough place to go. Overall, it was... More 

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Thank John M
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26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

Another great night in the Fairmont's Frankie's Italian, good food and great service, highly recommend this place. Authentic Italian cooking, pasta to die for and a great selection of wine.

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Thank Garrystone
London
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

This is ideal for romantic dinners especially the Frank Sinatra nights. Amazing chocolate fudge desert, perfect pizzas, pastas and steaks

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Rd | Bain Al Jessrain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 654 3238
Description
One of the best Italian restaurants in Abu Dhabi, opened in October 2009.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?