What we all love is food but the next best thing to that is having good food that is on a budget. Here is a list of things to eat when you are on a budget and is under AED 5
1. Mini Pizza & Chicken Tikka Roll – Caesers Confectionery
Caesars Confectionery is one of the most popular and well-known places for anyone who has grown up in the UAE. It has been every Dubai kid’s favorite snack. The consistency in terms of taste is always spot on. Head here to grab a Mini Pizza and Chicken Tikka Roll which probably shall define the word FRESH to you. Oh and did we mention, you can have both of this together for only AED 5? Yup, life is good.
2. Disco Sandwich At Palace Restaurant – Palace restaurant / Doha Cafeteria
Palace Restaurant has been one of the oldest cafeterias in Meena Bazaar. It sells a very unique sandwich named DISCO Sandwich. The sandwich is grilled and filled with a fresh-made omelet, tomatoes and salad. The sandwich will only cost you AED 4.
3. Cheese Olive Manakeesh – Al Sultan bakery
Cheese manakeesh is a simple Arabic snack freshly baked dough bread is topped with cheese and usually a good amount of salt. It has many different variants like Zaatar, Basic cheese, Cheese & Olive, Cheese & Meat. This cheesy and gooey snack costs exactly AED 5.
4. Vada Pav- Vaibhav Vegetarian Restaurant
So what exactly is a Vada Pav? Vada = deep-fried potato patties and pav = burger buns. You can say it’s kind of a potato sandwich or burger but what makes it so special is all the chutneys that go with it! You shouldn’t have any second thoughts & head directly to Vaibhav to grab a Vada Pav. It’s spicy, filling & well obviously cheap (Aed 4).
5. Cream rolls- Habib bakery
Cream rolls from this iconic bakery in Hor al hanz are a must-try. Habib bakery has been serving customers the yummiest goodies, for 32 years now.
6. Indian Falafel sandwich- Persian cafeteria
Serving the best cheapest falafel sandwiches for the last 5 decades, Persian Cafeteria famously known for adding an Indian twist to the famous Middle Eastern snack, Falafel Sandwiches, is for only AED 3
7. Mixed veggies falafel sandwich – Filafil Al Rabiah
Doused with tahina, french fries, vegetables and even chips at times, this falafel sandwich is the best hole-in-the-wall restaurant you are going to come across. For just AED 5, this falafel sandwhich is the ultimate budget snack for a quick meal fix.
8. Samosa pav – Bombay bites
Join hundreds of people right after work lining up to have Bombay bites typical Mumbaikar delicious deep-fried samosa pav for just AED 4
9. Mixed juices – chettagong
Established in 1982, they serve simply the best, freshest combinations of juices. They have over 50+ types of juices, smoothies and even shawarmas. Open 24/7
10. Chilli and Cheese Manakeesh – Duniya Al Sham Cafeteria
Head over at midnight for a quick snack fix to Satwa’s hang out spot to grab a fresh piping hot manakeesh (flat bread) from Duniya Al Sham. Our favorite is the chilli cheese and parsley combination