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Trader Vic's

) #379 of 9,121 Restaurants in Dubai $$ - $$$ , Vegetarian Friendly
Madinat Jumeriah | Al Sufouh Road, 2/1, Dubai 00971, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 366 5646
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Madinat Jumeriah | Al Sufouh Road, 2/1, Dubai 00971, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here on a Monday night, the band is nice, cocktails used to be better, now most of the cocktails are premixed, also it's overpriced !

Thank Marc A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a birthday meal and was so disappointed. Food terrible. Cocktails were nice. Steak meant to be medium rare, came very very well done

Thank big t
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really unimpressed. They bought the skids milkshakes before their food after asking not to, the food was expensive and for aed70 for 3 dry sliders I'd rather go to GBK. Was not impressed at all. Kids also not impressed. We could have made better milkshakes...More

Thank Rob K
Reviewed June 18, 2017

We spent a lovely evening with friend in a unique atmosphere. The drinks, especially the unique creations are done with lots of passion and also taste excellent, the service is first class and the food is spectacular. Whether a tourist or a resident, Trader Vics...More

Thank Frank B
Reviewed June 14, 2017

I remember when everyone used to talk about Trader Vics not anymore, and clearly this was evident from my last visit, the place is just bland and the service and food offering is just way to average. The place looks the same as it first...More

Thank LauraFlemings
Reviewed June 14, 2017

Just make sure you take a wool and a scarve when you go to this TV. the night we were there around 6 pm, it was like being in Ski Dubai. The waitress took ages to take and serve our order and when my Mai...More

Thank Sabaudia73
Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

We had an amaizing night with my boyfriend as we were celebrating his birthday. Great service and delicious food.🥘🍧

Thank beautifulmrembo3375
Reviewed June 10, 2017

Trader Vics is the spot for Mai Tais and late nights. The setting in the Madinat is enviable and easily the best Trader Vics in Dubai for this reason alone. On a weekend or Thursday night, you will want to get a booking or risk...More

Thank lcollens
Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

Nothing special at all. Maybe I should visit the place not in Ramadan or other hour. Fir me not friendly enough to spend a night there

Thank FranGru
Reviewed June 6, 2017

Trader Vics is somewhere i get drawn to often when i am abroad. Is itteh food, no , is it the drink, no, its just is fun and easy. kids can go without it feeling kiddie themed. the food is always of a great quality...More

Thank James L
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Omar M
July 17, 2016|
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Response from Hayleys68 | Reviewed this property |
Think it's 7-8pm each day but it does say in their website , if you email them , they get back to you almost straight away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Romantic, Scenic view, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Madinat Jumeriah | Al Sufouh Road, 2/1, Dubai 00971, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 366 5646
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Trader Vic Madinat, winner of "Best Bar Food" by Time Out Dubai in 2010, offers a true escape with its Cuban band, beautiful decor and waterfront location at the Madinat Jumeirah, featuring Mai Tai terrace for outdoor lounging. Trader Vic"s offers an exotic ambiance with international specialities and world famous tropical cocktails from noon to late evening. The home of the original Mai Tai and pioneer of Fusion cooking and Wood fired Chinese oven specialities promises a treat for all tastes and occasions.
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