Dubai’s Cheapest Restaurants

The city of Dubai is well known for its lucrative buildings, monuments, desert, and the rich Arabian culture. We often use the term “expensive” when we think of Dubai. One of the best things about the city of Dubai is its food. As we move from place to place, we come across a variety of dishes, we are often worried that it might hurt our wallets. But, with proper planning and strategy, we can experience the best of Dubai’s restaurants at minimal prices. 

1. Veg world restaurant

Paani Puri is one of the most popular items
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The veg world restaurant is well known for serving quick bites at affordable prices. It is one of the popular go-to spot in Dubai for Indian street food and you can find everything from Pani Puri for AED 6.50 to Vada Pav AED 5.50

Address: Meena Bazar
Price for two: AED 11

2.  IKEA

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The Swedish furniture store’s hot dog is something that many people associate IKEA with. Most of IKEA’s menu are the favourites amongst the locals, the best part of IKEA is its breakfast, which is available for AED 10.

Address: Dubai Festival City
Price for two: AED 10

3.  Chaat Bazaar

Chat is one of the best Indian Street Foods.
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Chaat is one of the most iconic dishes in the Indian streets. This street food is one of the cheapest yet delicious foods you will ever find. If you wish to eat a heavy fast food meal without hurting your stomach, the Chaat Bazaar is the best place for you. With a 10 page menu filled with delicious and affordable snacks, you can opt for the iconic Behel Puri for AED 8.50 and Aloo Paratha for AED 10. An authentic experience is awaiting you at Chaat Bazaar. Make sure to visit this restaurant at least once.

Address: Al Karama
Price for two: AED 17

4.   Bombay Chowpatty

Vada Pav is a traditional Indian fast food
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If you are craving for traditional Indian food, then Bombay Chowpatty is one of the best and cheapest places in Dubai to have your meal. Ranging from Pani Puri to Vada Pav, you can opt from a variety of dishes from this restaurant. The authentic desserts include Gulab Jamun, Falooda ice-cream, Masala Tea and many more desserts. There are multiple branches in Dubai and you can opt for many other traditional Indian dishes. As most of the travellers are from the subcontinent, this place is usually crowded.

Address: Multiple locations all over the city
Price for two: AED 20

5.  Falafel Farm

This is one of the restaurants where you can have a perfect sandwich
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Falafel farm offers a tasty menu that is filled with a variety of sandwiches, hummus bowls, and multiple breakfast options.  With a price range of AED 6 to AED 12, anyone can afford to buy and have a perfect breakfast in this restaurant. With multiple branches spreading all over Dubai, Falafel farm is one of the favourites amongst the locals. Make sure to visit this place to experience the best set of chickpea snacks in Dubai. We are very much sure that you won’t be disappointed.

Address: It has multiple branches all over Dubai including Business Bay and Umm Suqeim.
Price for two: AED 12 to AED 24.

6. Zaatar Manakeesh

This is enough to fulfill your stomach's requirement !!
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This restaurant is now becoming one of the busiest places in Dubai. The most basic reason being its late opening hours and affordable prices. If you get a freshly-baked Zaatar Manakeesh with olive oil, what else do you need to fulfil your diet? Another part that adds up to the reason to visit this restaurant is its cheap and affordable prices. You can have your meal for only AED 7.

Address: This restaurant is located in several places all over Dubai.
Price for two: AED 14 

7.  Saravanaa Bhavan

The legendary masala dosa
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The Saravanaa Bhavan in Dubai is well known for the cheap food it offers in a megacity like Dubai. If you are finding authentic Indian food with great taste, then Saravanaa Bhavan is tailor-made for you. With dishes under the AED 10, you can enjoy your plate of Masala Dosa, Onion Bajjis, South Indian Chappatis, and many more dishes. Make sure to visit this restaurant and never miss out on the best of Indian dishes in an expensive city like Dubai.

Address: This restaurant is located in several places all over Dubai.
Price for two: AED 20

8. Man’oushe Street

Breads are the most popular dishes in this restaurant.
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If traditional manakeesh is something that excites you, then you are going to love Man’oushe Street. With almost everything in its menu starting from cheezy flatbreads to chicken shawarma wraps, as well as authentic Muhamara Manakeesh made with red hot pepper, you will definitely love its combination with onion and tomato spread. The non-veg dishes are its speciality and if you wish to eat some pocket-friendly food items, then visit Man’oushe Street. Although crowded, this place is worth a visit.

Address: This restaurant is located in several places all over Dubai including Arabian Ranches and Al Barsha.
Price for two: AED 17

9. Fish Hut Local Street Food Restaurant

Seafood dishes are the most expensive, but here, you can avail them at cheaper rates.
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If you wish to avail seafood, then you should definitely try out the Fish hut Local seafood. This restaurant has also won the certificate of excellence award from 2016-2019. The most famous dish of the restaurant is parathas with seafood curry. Do visit the Fish Hut Local Street Food Restaurant in order to experience the best seafood in the city with affordable rates.

Address:
Street 8, Near Ismaili Center, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Price for two: AED 12

10. Ravi’s

Traditional Pakistani Dish(Beef)
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Ravi's is one of the most popular and best-performing restaurants in Dubai. With great ratings, this restaurant has been one of the most “talked-about” restaurants in recent times. One of the most important things about this restaurant is the value-for-money services it provides. This restaurant offers Indian, Pakistani, and Asian dishes. Make sure to visit this restaurant in order to experience the best of Asian cuisine in Dubai.

Address: Satwa Al Satwa Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates,
Price for two: AED 20

With hundreds of restaurants all over the city, Dubai has a variety of restaurants. With the right strategy, you can have your meal without hurting your pocket. So, what are you waiting for? Head out to Dubai and make sure to enjoy the amazing dishes that define the city.

This post was published by Tatwamasi

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