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Trader Vics

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$$ - $$$
Bar, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Asian, Gluten Free Options
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Zayed Ibn Sultan St | Rotana Hotel, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
+971 3 754 5111
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Abu Dhabi
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place it used to be great but suddenly it turns vice versa earlier. I am not very happy with the change which of course won't help u at any stage except loosing ur repeate guests. Many negative issues happened to me earlier like; acting if they r fully booked and all the tables are booked while they r not... More 

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Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I lived and worked in Al Ain for 5 years before returning to the UK. I first stayed at the Rotana for 3 weeks and got to know traders VERY well, the cocktails and the food. It was my favourite 'watering hole'. It still is, and on my many return trips it is my first call to catch up with... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely atmosphere. Tasty food. Nice cocktails. The live music just fantastic! I liked very much. I think it's the best restaurant in town. :)

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Thank sandraP968XF
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The place itself is very good. The drinks are made to your request and nice people gather there every day. Finger food or regular food is very good.

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Thank pitos75
Auh
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was amazing visit as i propsed to my fiancy and all the staff were supporting and welcomong i like it very much

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Thank Sam S
AlAinR0tana, Manager at Trader Vics, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for writing your feedback about your experience. We hope to have the chance to try and satisfy you another time in the future. Warm regards, Ralick Jhan Assistant Director of Food & Beverage Al Ain Rotana More 

Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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128 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After the excesses of food leading up to Xmas and New Year, the decision was made to dial back to our regular healthier diet by the time January 2017 arrived. All was going well, that is until my husband and I caved in and decided to make a dinner reservation at Trader Vic's last Friday (20 January '17). After all,... More 

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Thank QueenofCarlisle
AlAinR0tana, Assistant Director of Food & Beverage at Trader Vics, responded to this review

Wow, QueenofCarlisle, That is truly one review to be proud of. You are incredible and we are so glad you enjoyed it. You are right, our Black Angus promotion is flying and because our guests like it so much we keep on rolling with a Surf and Turf. So I really hope you will be back in February and bring... More 

Brussels, Belgium
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I like the restaurant and the bar there Thé entertainement Also us very good there and the food especially the paper thin flambe steak .... a beauty... i love it

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Thank philippe188644
AlAinR0tana, Manager at Trader Vics, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your positive feedback about the Paper thin Beef Flambe, we will share it with team. We look forward to your next visit. Warm regards, Ralick Jhan Assistant Director of Food & Beverage Al Ain Rotana More 

Prestwick, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017

Staff were attentive . There were a good range of choices on the menu to suit different tastes. The food was tasty and well presented. Only one issue was that there were six in our party and one of the meals did not arrive with the others. Staff apologised and when it did come a short time later , offered... More 

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Thank catherine w
AlAinR0tana, Manager at Trader Vics, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback about your recent dinner in Trader Vic's restaurant, Trust that we will follow up on your remarks. We wish to be able to welcome you another time in the future. Warm regards, Ralick Jhan Assistant Director of Food & Beverage Al Ain Rotana More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

I love to visit this place almost every day!! Here you can find best cocktails, friendly service and warm home atmosphere. I would like to thank Carmina, Iryna and Yama for special attention and care! They are the best!

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Thank Faris A
AlAinR0tana, Manager at Trader Vics, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Ammoura We are sincerely thrilled for your fantastic comments. Please let me say that we are privileged to count you as one of our loyal guests. With our best New Years Wishes Francis Newcombe Director of Food and Beverage More 

Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

Its a nice place to have lunch or dinner either with friends or any occasion.Friendy staff,good location.You will enjoy your visit

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Thank Belame K
AlAinR0tana, Manager at Trader Vics, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for writing your feedback about your experience. We hope to have the chance to try and satisfy you another time in the future. Warm regards, Ralick Jhan Assistant Director of Food & Beverage Al Ain Rotana More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zayed Ibn Sultan St | Rotana Hotel, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Al Ain
  • Phone Number: +971 3 754 5111
Description
Tader Vic's will bring to you the mystery and charm of the Pacific Rim. Sample amazing menu offers from South East Asia and the French Pacific region. Enjoy daily live musical entertainment with the resident band playing Latin and International tunes while sampling the best cocktails in all of Al Ain. Enjoy your food on the out door dining galleria or in the themed interior of the restaurant, it will be a most memorable occasion in any event. Try your Salsa dance skills every Wednesday during our busy Ladies night and show off you best side to friends and colleagues. See you there

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?