15 Affordable Restaurants in Dubai

Dubai is mostly known for its luxury in both the resorts as well as the restaurants. Although there are plenty of places to eat, some restaurants can be quite expensive, which makes it hard to find a more affordable place to eat. Here are 15 affordable restaurants in Dubai to help you.


Al Beiruti

At Al Beiruti, you can enjoy some dishes with amazing, regional flavors, like hummus for example. When you go there, make sure to try their savory pastries as well, since these are delicious!

Blue Seafood Asia

If you love seafood, make sure to pay a visit to Blue Seafood Asia when you’re in Dubai. Try their fresh ceviche for example or try their baked oyster if you’re looking for a more fancy dish. They also have amazing shrimp sushi.

Super Bowl Asian Food

Set out in the community of favorite restaurants in JLT, this spots’ values and offerings are based on the promise of delivering customers a tasty, wholesome Asian meal in a bowl at a super price. For just Dhs47, you can get an all-you-can-eat dim sum, with 40 varieties and a massive choice of main courses too, which makes it one of the best affordable restaurants in Dubai.

Al Ustad Special Kebab

At Al Ustad Special Kebab, you can enjoy some of the best Persian delicacies, like fried fish with rice for example. They offer a lot of dishes with meat as well as plenty of delicious, more simple bites. Renowned for being a favorite spot for so many celebrities and the Prince and Sheikh themselves, you cannot go wrong with this one!

Calicut Paragon

Dating back seven decades, Calicut Paragon is one of the city’s most popular and affordable restaurants in Dubai. Offering a fusion of the Malabar region’s Moplah and Thiyya Cuisines, you will be licking your fingers throughout your meal. Try their Asian fried calamari or crab masala fry for example.

Dampa Seafood Grill

Dampa Seafood Grill serves some amazing seafood, like their Dump Seafeast. Here you can enjoy some amazing shrimp, mussel, crab and clams that are cooked with the spices of your choice!

Betawi Café

Betawi is a Dubai-based Family owned Indonesian Restaurant with 3 outlets in Dubai. The name “Betawi” was taken from the old capital city of Indonesia, Batavia, now known as Jakarta. First and foremost, Betawi is known and respected for its real, authentic and consistent flavours. It’s is the best budget spot in town with authentic flavours at reasonable prices.

Allo Beirut

At Allo Beirut, you can enjoy amazing street food classics from the Middle East. They serve a delicious breakfast as well, which you can even get for dinner. Try their 1 kg mixed grill platter if you’re with multiple people who love meat.


This affordable restaurant in Dubai, Authentic Palestinian Street Food at reasonable prices. The best part if their Wasl location which is set out in a villa and has the best vibes for a nice date or evening with friends. Reasonable prices, tasty food and fabulous location. You can’t go wrong with this one!

Ibn AlBahr

Another restaurant that serves amazing seafood is Ibn AlBahr. You will find plenty of seafood dishes to choose from, like the shrimp bisque seafood soup or their shrimp cocktail for example.


Isola is a restaurant that serves dishes from Italian cuisine. This restaurant serves some amazing minestrone vegetable soup. If you’re with two people, you should definitely try the lobster catalana for two.


If you love ramen, you should go to Kinoya in Dubai. Here you can choose from a wide variety of ramen dishes, like duck ramen with duck broth or a spicy miso ramen with chicken broth.

Raju Omlet

This spot is really special to our hearts, especially for its variety of omelets, ginger tea and rolls. Tucked away in the heart of Karama, Al Quoz and JlT, it is our favorite cheat meal at affordable prices!

Ravi Restaurant

Ravi Restaurant is perfect for everyone who loves chicken! They serve delicious chicken biryani as well as chicken kadai curry. The restaurant has an Indo-Chinese cuisine.

Al Mallah

Al Mallah is as old school as it can get for its affordability and street-side food. Grab a seat on the pavement near Satwa’s infamous Diyafah Street and go all out with its Middle Eastern menu with sandwiches starting from just Dhs9. Our favorites are the manakeesh and grills downed with their crazy variety of juices!

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