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Frankie's

#159 of 1,862 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
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Thank leevickers7131
Perth, Australia
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Thank TRAVELS44
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 1 week ago

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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25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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

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Thank 703emann
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good food in the very impressive Fairmont Hotel, which has a great location on the waterfront. Has private rooms.

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Thank Stephen G
Pari, Italy
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

Lovely choice of dishes, all expertly prepared and very tasty. Service is excellent and the wine selection is also very good.

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Thank Carole315
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

nice view and wonderful location , will go again to spend sometime there, this time I was on business but will return on pleasure

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Thank Nagy A
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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123 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

Birthday dinner with friends. Definitely nice location, nice the bat to entertain your friends with a drink before the dinner. Cozy atmosphere and high standard finiture. Definitely the place you want to show that nice dress and high heels. You will have for sure a pleasant evening and enjoy good food. Good food compared to the UAE average italian. However,... More 

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Thank Massimo B
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

one of the best Italian restaurants in Abu dhabi, great menu a lot of options, the food taste great and their service is awesome as well, great atmosphere but if you are looking for a quiet evening i wouldn't recommend this restaurant cause the bar section can be loud

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, European, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, 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, Families with children, Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
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
Description
One of the best Italian restaurants in Abu Dhabi, opened in October 2009.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?