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“Great service & food”
Review of Al Dhafra

Al Dhafra
Ranked #81 of 2,574 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $25
Cuisines: Barbecue, Lebanese
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Good for: Business meetings, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Buffet, Reservations, Takeout
Reviewed February 15, 2019 via mobile

I enjoy coming to this place. The market setting in ordering your fish & how you want it cooked is an experience. The happy & excellent service from Mohammed the tea guy is as always lovely. My visit is not the same if his not there. Only thing I would suggest is to have a jasmine rice on offer aside from basmati rice. It would also be nice to have a fish soup aside from grills.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

We had dinner at Al Dhafra with our young daughter (4 months) and they were very welcoming. We highly recommend it.

We had a great seafood dinner with fresh fish from grill, prawns and calamari for a very reasonable price. Probably best grilled seafood we had in Abu Dhabi during our 11 day stay. Salads from salad bar were also fresh and a nice supplement to the fish.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed January 19, 2019

we go on weekly basis
sea food is amazing with an Emirati authentic touch
many options available including a buffet
kids love going to Al Dhafra

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

We love coming back to this place. It is my favorite authentic seafood restaurant in Abu Dhabi. Though it's far from Khalifa City A, if your taking Salam tunnel it will take only 20-25mins. We love Mohammed because of his vibrant personality & happy to serve you always. He makes a mean tea & will even customize fresh tea as you request. My visit feels incomplete if I don't get to see Mohammed. His a Legend...

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed December 23, 2018 via mobile

We had read about the Mina Fish Market being just a great place to visit and eat fresh seafood. Our hotel concierge recommended if we go you must go to Al Dhafra. We got a taxi from Etihad Towers along The Corniche for 30 din.
When we arrived we found out there are 2 Al Dhafra’s across the road from each other. (Seafood buffet al a carte or seafood alfresco. Even though it was 6.30pm we chose the alfresco option. Just such a mild night.
You go into the main restaurant and select what seafood you want and it is cooked and brought out to the alfresco area. We had grilled lobster, grilled tiger prawns and calamari as well as an Arabian salad. The food was fantastic, cooked perfectly an tasted so fresh.
Prices are very reasonable, tiger prawns and fresh lobster around 200 din/kg cooked.
This restaurant and area is very popular with the locals but as foreigners we were so well looked after we wish we were staying in Abu Dhabi longer an come back to Al Dhafra.
Great restaurant, excellent service and reasonably priced.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank peterdeane47
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