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“Good steaks. Notorious knocking shop”
Review of 49ers

49ers
Ranked #570 of 2,241 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed May 2, 2014

49ers do good steaks in their non-smoking restaurant with views over tourist club. Pretty good value too. Quick and good service although the restaurant is in need of some updating. Good to be able to order liquor with the steak yet still pay a sensible price (rare in AD).

It amuses me that so few here have posted about the main part of 49ers, the bar. It takes up 80% of the space. I live in AD and everyone knows it is pick up joint filled to the rafters with "ladies of the night". If you are in the restaurant they will leave you alone.

If you go at the weekend be prepared for the bar area (which you walk thru) and elevators to the penthouse level to be v busy. At the door men have to explain they are dining or there's an admission fee at weekends.

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1  Thank JJimBean
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Reviewed March 30, 2014 via mobile

The tenderloin was cooked to perfection with pepper sauce. Pretty good value for the area. We got a free bottle of wine for ordering 2 meals.

The bar is casual and relaxing... Interesting place for people watching as there are some late night meeting and greeting activities going on!

3  Thank Sally37S
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Reviewed March 22, 2014

The 49ers is located on top of the Dana Hotel, overlooking the bay of the Tourist Club area (close to Abu Dhabi Mall).

The food is excellent, I love eating steaks there. The prices are reasonable and you can order tap beer, if desired. The service is attentive and the view is nice.
The 49ers is a nice spot for after-work gatherings and the live music is always good playing rock and pop music! The interior shall resemble a Western saloon paired with a sportsbar (there are annoying TVs everywhere), everything is quite relaxed from dresscode to athmosphere.

Personally, I love this spot for its food, the music and because it is near to my hotel. However, I only go there in early evening hours - unless I go there with friends to have fun - as the music gets louder the later it gets. Moreover, the later it gets I rather be in (male) company, as the 49ers is a known spot for lonely souls who might leave the premises to entertain themselves in one of the rooms of the Dana hotel ;-)

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3  Thank clanot
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Reviewed February 21, 2014

Smoky sports bar full of British ex pats. If that's your cup of tea, then this is the place for you. Large screens everywhere, typical sports bar. Didn't see the end of the City/Chelsea match because I couldn't cope any more with the smoke!

Thank marsellan
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Reviewed February 2, 2014

Had a few meals in this restaurant and found the food to be very good,staff very helpfull.There are lovely views over AbuDhabi.All in all very nice .

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Thank cruickshankwelding
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