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5 Filipino Restaurants in Dubai That You Need To Try


Looking for the best Filipino food in Dubai? We got you. Whether you’re craving some delicious Philippine adobo or traditional buko pandan at Max Restaurant Dubai, here are our favourite Filipino restaurants in Dubai, specifically in Deira!

1. Dampa Seafood Grill

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Foodies, ready for some friendly competition? Dampa Seafood Grill is the best place in Dubai if you’re looking for a boodle fight! It’s a traditional way of eating food in the Philippines Military, where your food is served on banana leaf and everyone digs in.

Where: Dampa Seafood Grill, Baniyas Road

2. Manila Grill Dubai

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This restaurant is a little on the pricier side, but definitely worth the few extra bucks. Manila Grill is one of the best Filipino restaurants in Dubai if you’re looking for some traditional sisig and crispy lechon kawali – popular Filipino dishes for meat lovers!

Where: Manila Grill, Asiana Hotel

3. Carinderia Ni Tandang Sora

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We love Carinderia Ni Tandang Sora, Not only do they serve traditional Filipino food in Dubai, but the dishes are also a great value for money!

Where: Carinderia Ni Tadang Sora, Centurion Star Building

4. Max Restaurant Dubai

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If you’re majorly missing authentic street-style Filipino food in Dubai, head to Max’s Restaurant Dubai. Some of our favourite dishes that you need to try are the sinigang na baka (sour soup with beef and veggies), the famous Max’s fried chicken and buko pandan (a popular Filipino dessert).

Where: Max’s Restaurant Dubai, Al Ghurair Centre

5. Lamesa Restaurant

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If you’re super hungry and could eat for two, treat yourself to a Filipino buffet at Lamesa Restaurant. They’ve got so much to choose from, including a seafood bar, sisig, lechon kawali and more!

Where: Lamesa Restaurant, Asiana Hotel

Looking for more seafood in Dubai? These seafood restaurants let you pick your own fish! Or check out our Eat section for more inspo!