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Karma Kafe

#217 of 8,572 Restaurants in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence
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Downtown Dubai
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Souk al Bahar Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard | Downtown Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 423 0909
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3:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Sun - Tue 3:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wed - Fri 3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

The ladies night is always good, with a good crowd and always packed. The sushi is good, the drinks are good. always a good choice.

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Thank alinekayrouz
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I went out for my birthday. They took great care of my allergy, making sure I didn't eat anything with it in it. The service was great until we finished our meal, we then just sat around waiting for them to come. Our drinks tasted good, and the food was good as well. One of the major... More 

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Thank MShum221
btrzd, Social Media Manager at Karma Kafe, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for your visit and for your review. We are very happy to hear that we have been a part of your special day and that you had a lovely time at Karma Kafé. With regards to your comment regarding our smoking area, we do have separate smoking areas (lounge and terrace) from the restaurant. However, we... More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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147 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Place was packed on a Friday for brunch, so service was slightly slow. Looks as though they were slightly under-staff. It's an ala-carte brunch concept - you pick what you want from the menu and they serve it to you at your table. As I went alone, and in order not to waste, requested for a smaller portion which they... More 

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Thank han_ching
btrzd, Social Media Manager at Karma Kafe, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks for the visit and for the review. Customer's feedback is invaluable to us, constantly training the staff, updating our offering and developing the restaurant. We have taken on board your feedback and we hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, Beatriz More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a great business meal here a few months ago food was really good, enjoyed the tempura prawns, nice Sushi platter available. guest enjoyed , so well wortha visit.

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Thank David M
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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223 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 334 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was very good. place and atmosphere too was nice. service was good. will pay them a second visit again.

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Thank Abdulrahman A
btrzd, Social Media Manager at Karma Kafe, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks for the visit and for the review. We're glad to hear you had an amazing time at Karma Kafé and we're looking forward to your next visit! Please don't hesitate to message our Social Media accounts if you'd like to book, or call 04 423 0909. Kind regards, Beatriz More 

Dubai
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food at Karma Kafe is exceptional and never ending! The service is really good which adds to the great ambiance. I'll definitely go there again!

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btrzd, Social Media Manager at Karma Kafe, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you so much for your visit and for your review. We are happy to hear you had an amazing time at Karma Kafé! Looking forward to seeing you again soon! Kind regards, Beatriz More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an excellent Friday Brunch with friends. Good atmosphere. Excellent service. Best item was wok fried chicken with nuts. Sushi was average. Chocklate fundane was great.

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Thank Sameer-DXB
btrzd, Social Media Manager at Karma Kafe, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you so much for your visit and for your review. We are happy to hear you had an amazing time at Karma Karvery brunch! Looking forward to seeing you again soon! Kind regards, Beatriz More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great starter spot and decor... only of they could replace the smell of smoke with the smell of Asian incense...

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Thank Richie P
btrzd, Social Media Manager at Karma Kafe, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you so much for your visit and for your review. We are happy to hear you had an amazing time at Karma Kafé! We have taken on board your feedback and we're looking forward to seeing you again soon! Kind regards, Beatriz More 

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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my friend went to Karma last time for grab a beer and some snacks after shopping. The bartenders are very helpful and the provide a good service for us. The place a bit overpriced specially the beer by bottle (60aed)..but the sushi was really nice.

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Thank Laci D
btrzd, Social Media Manager at Karma Kafe, responded to this review

Hello, We really appreciate your comments and you taking the time to share them with us. Customer’s feedback is imperative to us constantly updating our offering, training our staff and developing the restaurant. Our pricing structure is in line with the Dubai F&B industry and economy. Having said that, there would be a lot of restaurants where you can get... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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362 reviews
278 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love it... I love the food... We ordered so many things... we were a group of six and we ordered about 7 dishes and I tried a bite of everything.. it was all good... The best things though were the braised ribs... and the wagyu beef wok... The seafood carpaccio for appetizers was ok... The duck was also good... More 

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Thank Sara A
btrzd, Social Media Manager at Karma Kafe, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you so much for your visit and for your review. We are happy to hear you had an amazing time at Karma Kafé! Looking forward to seeing you again soon! Kind regards, Beatriz More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$80 - $200
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, International, Fusion, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Scenic view, Bar scene, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
3:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Souk al Bahar Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard | Downtown Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai>  > Downtown Dubai
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 423 0909
Description
Karma Kafe is an award winning pan Asian restaurant and lounge from the creators of world renowned Buddha-Bar, located in the heart of Downtown Dubai.

Offering a fusion of pan Asian and International flavors, as well as opulent surroundings and eclectic beats, Karma Kafe is a unique dining and nightlife destination.

The outdoor terrace offers breathtaking views of the Dubai Fountain and the Burj Khalifa, which are essential sightings for all visitors to the city. This hidden gem can be found in an intimate corner of Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai.

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Staying in Downtown Dubai

Neighborhood Profile
Downtown Dubai
You can’t fail to miss Dubai’s iconic Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. It towers over the city and resides in the prestigious Downtown development. Once an old army base, Downtown is now the jewel in Dubai’s crown, a beautiful residential and leisure area housing not only the world’s tallest building, but the world’s largest fountains and mall. Wide marble sidewalks are perfect for strolling, with restaurants, art galleries and children’s play areas. Specially commissioned sculptures line the roads and Downtown is often used as a canvas for modern art displays and community events such as Classic Car Shows and National Day parades. In the cooler months, cross one of the many bridges to the Burj Khalifa park and enjoy a picnic alongside residents and visitors, or enjoy a lunch or dinner watch the dancing fountains. Because of its mixed use, Downtown is a fantastic place to mix with Dubai residents and locals and watch real life unfold in a cosmopolitan environment.
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