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maktom | muragabat area, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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ATHENS GREECE
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58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

Across dubai marina walk, overlooking the lightening skycrapers we found Sadaf iranian restaurant. Very good staff service, quick and polite. Big portions, tastefull food. We order mixed for 2 apetizers , a 5 different selectio of Middle East apetizers like humous, fatoush salad, babaganoush, tabouleh, dolma , serving with a big plate of mixed fresh salad and a complimentary soup...then... More 

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Manchester
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

We came here twice during our stay in Dubai. The food is amazing, I am a big fan of Iranian Food and we eating out quite a lot.This restaurant definitely met our expectations. You will be welcomed with delicious lentil soup. Kids loved Mixed grill with chips. Highly recommend lamb shank with dill rice!! Meat is cooked so good it... More 

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Grantham, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

So, when I asked for a white coffee at this coffee shop and was told that they don't do wjhite coffee, the alarm bells should have been ringing. The choice was Turkish coffee, nescafe or cappuccino. If you can make cappuccino surely you can make white coffee. My wife wanted English breakfast tea. Not possible. Only Turkish tea. The cappuccino... More 

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Thank stephenmanuel
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

In the photo, you'll see how 16 people were sharing 3 platters that are made presumably for 12 people.

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Thank Yasdamas
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This is the worst restaurant I have ever been to. Horrible staff and order. we invited 35 guests to the Marina brunch and the food was not enough for 20 people and not ready on time as the people were fasting. They keep lying about what happen. We contact the manager of Sadaf and he was not ready to do... More 

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dubai
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171 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

My family loves jello kebab, and me the salads and the meats. The buffet is more than enough and we visit often. When my husband wants to make us happy he takes us there. It is not a fancy place, actually very simple, and this makes it feel very comfortable. The price has increased this is the only negative thing... More 

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1 Thank petraalmutawa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

The lamb was excellent. Unfortunately my plate was removed before I was done. The good thing though, was that I didn't got the chance to eat my fries.

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1 Thank Liv K
Manchester
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013 via mobile

We have just eaten in the Sadaf Persian restaurant on the Marina Walk and could not fault it one bit. The only downside currently is that the roadworks really prohibit easy access to the Marina Walk for child buggies. Once on the Walk the plethora of available enticing restaurants could mean you wouldn't get as far as Sadaf. But believe... More 

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1 Thank ExecD
Nottinghamshire
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104 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

We recently ate at the SZR branch and once again found the food to be very good. Plenty of choice and good quality. What it lacks in atmosphere it makes up for in excellent and good value food. The staff although fairly friendly are not intrusive, merely leaving everyone to enjoy their meals without interruption. I would recommend this restaurant... More 

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Thank borneopost
Norwich, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Stumbled on this restaurant while walking along the Dubai Marina Walk, as have others. Initially unsure what to go for but then the waiting staff, who I must give credit to for the extreme politeness, advised us to go for the mixed seafood platter. Number 34 on the menu if my memory serves me right. This was a mix of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Middle Eastern, Halal, Persian, International
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: maktom | muragabat area, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?