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BOCA

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#277 of 10,198 Restaurants in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings

Location and contact

Sponsored by: BOCA

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Great Mediterranean Cuisine
1. Great Mediterranean Cuisine
"The food is to die for"
Evrim H
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2. Market Lunch at BOCA
2. Market Lunch at BOCA
"the freshest seafood restaurants for business lunch in DIFC area"
tripofeterns
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3. Great for dinner and drinks
3. Great for dinner and drinks
"Ambience was perfect and the servers were extremely courteous."
Hendriea D
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About
Mediterranean Restaurant & Bar
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Wine Bar
FEATURES
Delivery, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Daniella was amazing knowledgeable and very friendly! Very nice place! Liked the bites and the drinks!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Réka V
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed February 8, 2019 via mobile

I truly mean it by saying that Boca so far is the best restaurant in Dubai . I have visited this restaurant not less then 6 times for the past two years and every time it was an amazing experience. Summer-winter-weekday-weekend equally good. Firstly and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank diabfamily
AdriaMunozR, Guest Relations Manager at BOCA, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind review on Trip Advisor and particularly for praising efforts of our staff member Marishka, and of course we really appreciate your great opinion! There is nothing better than reading positive comments from our guests about BOCA and that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a regular to Boca and it is one of my favorite places in DIFC. Exceptional choice of drinks and food. Good happy hour drinks offers. The lobster rolls and sliders are to die for in this restaurant, generally anything served there is amazing....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 411shadif
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

This place has an excellent selection of wines at (by Dubai standards) very reasonable prices. A lovely, elegant Spanish Chardonnay, for example, (photo attached) which was miles better than the standard of many Dubai hotels and restaurants. Go there! The bar is fun and lively;...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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AdriaMunozR, Guest Relations Manager at BOCA, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest, All the team would like to thank you for visiting us. Also thank you for your opinion about our restaurant and our wine selection, as we love to know our guests appreciate our hard job in order to offer an amazing selection at...More

Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

Amazing amazing food. Could have tried everything on the menu. The stuffed olives were insanely delicious. And the Seabass. I will definitely return next trip to Dubai.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank SecretEater79
AdriaMunozR, Guest Relations Manager at BOCA, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest, First of all we love your Trip Advisor nickname, and it is always a pleasure to welcome secret eaters who shares such amazing opinion, because it is very helpful for us. We strive to make your stay as pleasant as possible while we...More

Reviewed January 25, 2019 via mobile

Whenever we get together with my friends, we always think of boca. Its very cozy funky and relax place for friends to just hang around, and the best part is the food is perfect for sharing!!! Congratulations to the guys!!! Highly recommended! Pass by and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Marializa C
AdriaMunozR, Guest Relations Manager at BOCA, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Marializa, We greatly appreciate the magnificent opinion and the confidence you have placed in us. We love to read that you love BOCA and that you and your friends enjoy the time with us, especially trough Trip Advisor. We always try to offer the...More

Reviewed December 12, 2018

Nice atmosphere but as a restaurant it is average in terms of choices and quality. moreover, quite expensive.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank naelalsayegh
Omar S, General Manager at BOCA, responded to this reviewResponded December 15, 2018

Dear Mr.Nael Al Sayegh, Thank you for visiting BOCA and taking the time to review us online. BOCA is a long standing Mediterranean Restaurant located in the heart of Dubai’s International Financial Center. We are very proud of our culinary heritage; our team of 18...More

Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

nice and modern bar, ideal for a drink with friends, the food is a bit strange, mix between Spanish and European difficult to understand.More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Helena C
AdriaMunozR, Guest Relations Manager at BOCA, responded to this reviewResponded December 4, 2018

Dear Helena, Thank you for your comment about BOCA Dubai. We are pleased that you have visited us. We strive to provide the ultimate service while maintaining a casual and enjoyable atmosphere. Nothing is more important to us than wellbeing of our customers. We look...More

Reviewed October 9, 2018

I booked the BOCA Grape Festival Brunch for my birthday, and unfortunately the experience itself was a bit anticlimactic.The brunch advertises 20 different grape varieties that can be found in dedicated stations, conversations with sommeliers, and an overall festive experience, but the promise was not...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Omar M
AdriaMunozR, Guest Relations Manager at BOCA, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Omar, All the restaurant team wants to thank you for visiting us and for your opinion, because it is very helpful for us. We strive to make your stay as pleasant and we are sorry that we did not succeed this time. We are...More

Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

One of the freshest seafood restaurants for business lunch in DIFC area. From 1 to 10 I could rate 9. Environment, staff, quick service, food is the main factor to try business lunch at Boca. Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank tripofeterns
AdriaMunozR, Guest Relations Manager at BOCA, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2018

Dear Etern, I would like to thank you for visiting us. Also thank you for your opinion and for sharing it with all travelers and visitors on Trip Advisor. Your opinion is very helpful for us and we really appreciate you take your time and...More

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Nope. Smoking is permitted indoors (at the bar only) and outdoors.
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