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“Tasty and Delicious! ”
Review of Moodgood

Moodgood
Ranked #1,091 of 2,658 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Cuisines: Middle Eastern
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Reviewed January 30, 2017 via mobile

Really recommended and must try!! Tried it for the first time and what a great experience!! Really fresh, clean and so tasty!! One of the best places serves such arabic dishes!!

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Spectakilla
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Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

I have visited this local Arabic restaurant more than once. The place is simple and offers good food. The food is survived hot and delicious. The kunafa desert is yummy as well.

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank khaledaU764EF
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Reviewed September 20, 2015

Moodgood never fails to put me in a good mood. This unpretentious little eatery has a limited range unlike many middle eatern restaurants in Abu Dhabi. But what they do, they do very well.

They specialise in rice and meat platters. There is a selection of meat - chicken, lamb or camel to go with the rice. The rice is done perfectly and mildly spiced. It is served with the meat on top which is succulent and flavoursome. The rice is served with sides of yogurt and what can only be described as salsa - tomatoes, chilly and coriander leaves. I would easily go there just for the sides! One platter is more than enough for two hungry adults. Their salads are fresh and crispy, we love the watercress salad. They also have grilled fresh fish. For puddings they have kunafa and there is a selection of fresh juices on offer.

If you prefer there is an area at the back of the dining table where you can sit and the floor and have an authentic traditional arabian gulf experience. The place is clean but this is not where you bring someone for a romantic meal. What you see is what you get. You come here for unpretentious soul satisfying food. Not for the ambience and two people can eat like royalty for 50-60 dirhams. This place is all about value for money without skimping on quality.

Date of visit: September 2015
2  Thank Gokul S
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Reviewed April 15, 2015

Executive summary:

Pros - Friendly service, tasty food, clean, fresh juices, cheap prices, local experience

Cons - none

A great place to try slow cooked lamb with rice or slow cooked camel! I recommend the lamb and an order of the avocado smoothie.

Top tip - You can choose to sit on a mat and eat with your fingers. For beginners best to go with table and knife and fork.

Date of visit: March 2015
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Thank JonoMichaelL
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Reviewed December 13, 2014

I was recommended this restaurant after asking around about good Arabic food in Abu Dhabi. They specialise in chicken or lamb madghut and also serve grilled chicken, salads and fish. I ordered the speciality, chicken madghut and red rice and was really impressed with the delicious flavours and speed of service. I'd say the menu is quite limited as it specialises in this dish but they do it to perfection. If you are after decent Arabic food in Abu Dhabi, then definitely try this. They also have a delivery service which I have used before and is very quick. The only issue with the delivery service is not all the staff speak decent English, probably as they mainly have mainly Arabic speaking customers. In my case, another worker phoned me back almost immediately to confirm delivery details.

Date of visit: December 2014
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Thank Teresa S
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