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Macaroni Grill

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Festival Waterfront Centre Festival Blvd, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

Very good variety of different dishes.. Starters and main course are mostly very good.. Calamari dish and pinne pasta alfredo were so enough to make you enjoy this restaurant.. The menu still having a large number of choices that can suit most of the preferences.. The service was express The staff are amazing Nice white paper sheet for drawing and... More 

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Thank Hassan H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

Today I decided to visit the Macaroni grill with my wife in Mirdif city centre, i was really excited because my friends gave me the good feedback about this restaurant so after my visit I would like also to add on their feedback that this restaurant earned it in a perfect way, the staff very friendly, atmosphere is cozy, food... More 

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Thank ahmad h
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

Good was great and delicious, kids menu is great specially the spaghetti, staff were amazing even it was Eid holiday and busy time. They paid lots of attention to the kids. New features of drinks menu with lots of favors in refreshing style. Definitely a place to re visit

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Thank Talal H
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

Quite possibly the worst food I've ever eaten, "chicken" was most certainly reconstituted it was dry rubbery and had no taste at all. Half of my husbands meal was changed as they didn't have the ingredients, left hungry and angry at service. Simple terrible.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is definitely one of the good restaurants in Dubai. The verity of food was great, the quality, the taste, the atmosphere, the service, just about everything you can think of is close to perfect. The scenery is a plus. Can not complain at all. Very much recommended

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Puerto Rico
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

Food as in USA, very good quality however the service is terrible! They sat me on a table and I waited,waited and waited!! I had to ask someone to take my order! And even for the bread! Later when I was eating I ran-out of coke, the waiter passed several times and never filled the glass, I had to ask... More 

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Dubai
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We dined at the Mirdif City Center location with five people in February. If you are from the USA and looking for a familiar restaurant - this will fit the bill. Everything from crayons on the paper table cloth to bread and oil. Instead of grilled garlic in your oil, you get crushed pepper but that's about the only difference.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

Located in a quite corner on the first floor of Dubai mall, this is one of the few restaurants to offer a relatively relaxed atmosphere. It overlooks the aquarium from behind. The food is good and our waiter did his best although he was relatively the only one serving the floor.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Only 4 of us and one other table occupied. Staff keen initially to engage with us but that was all. Sons pizza was cold and was sent back via the manager, replacement pizza again cold and was brought to us by a waitress even tough manager was standing doing nothing. Had to ask for the table to be cleared, pizza... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

I have no idea why some of my friends like this place, it’s honestly very over-rated! Their prices are high for no reason at all! The only yummy food they have is the complementary bread.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
European, Italian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Festival Waterfront Centre Festival Blvd, 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?