Dubai is a multi-cultural destination, a pure example of a city that has people from all over the world as its residents. However, there are certain nationalities that are dominating in numbers and Pakistanis are one of them.
Whether you are planning a night out with friends or have some relatives visiting you from Pakistan, you will definitely be in search of best Pakistani restaurants in Dubai. We will make your life easier, in this post you will find information about 10 best Pakistani restaurants in Dubai that you must try.
Best Pakistani Restaurants in Dubai # 10 – Hot n’ Spicy
For those who love the taste of spicy and delicious kebabs, Hot n’ Spicy is the best Pakistani restaurant in Dubai to serve your taste. You will find all different varieties of kebabs like tikka kebab, malai boti roll, mutton, and beef kebab.
All the kebabs they have are marinated in special spices and sauces which will leave you licking your fingers afterwards. Not only their food is tasty but the atmosphere in the restaurant is also amazing as well. In short, Ho n’ Spicy is always among top ten Pakistani restaurants in Dubai for us Pakistanis here living in UAE.
Best Pakistani Restaurants in Dubai # 09 – Chicken Tikka Inn
If you want to go to a Pakistani restaurant and never feel disappointed because of the aroma and taste of the food, we highly recommend Chicken Tikka Inn. You should definitely try their Haleem which is one of the best Haleems you will ever find in Dubai. Not feeling like eating Haleem? You should then definitely eat their Nihari that comes with lamb shank along with spicy gravy.
You can get an idea about their success in Dubai from the fact that Chicken Tikka Inn has multiple branches all over Dubai. You can find their branches in Deira, Jumeirah Beach Road, International City, Qusais, Mirdif, Al Barsha, and Jumeirah Lake Towers.
Best Pakistani Restaurants in Dubai # 08 – Wrap and Roll Haandi
Though Wrap and Roll Haandi has many delicious foods to offer but they are particularly famous for the Halwa Puri. You will find people standing in line on weekends to buy halwa puri not only to eat there but also to take home for family as well. Another speciallity that makes them one of the best Pakistani restaurnts in Dubai is their signature murgh chana which you can try with any of their naans ranging from butter naan to keema paratha.
Craving for dessert? Try their zarda which is an amazing mix of rice, sugar, and milk and comes flavored with almonds, saffron, and raisins.
The restaurant is located in Barsha 1, behind Mall of the Emirates.
Best Pakistani Restaurants in Dubai # 07 – Daily Restaurant
With many branches all over Dubai, Daily Restaurant is no doubt one of the must try Pakistani restaurant in Dubai. They have got a huge variety of dishes that you can either order individually or taster them as buffet lunch/ dinner. One of our favorite dish is daal gosht and paya.
Every time, I go to Daily restaurant which is just below my work place, I try their paya and love the way my fingers start sticking with each other because of juice.
This is one of those Pakistani restaurants in Dubai where you will find a large que on weekends. People come here with families and friends to enjoy the delicious Pakistani food.
Best Pakistani Restaurants in Dubai # 06 – Ravi Restaurant
There is no way in the world that if being a Pakistani you are living in Dubai and you don’t go for dinning at Ravi restaurant at least once in a week, it’s just simple impossible. That is the main reason why Ravi Restaurant is a must try Pakistani restaurant in Dubai. You will find all the traditional Pakistani cuisine and desserts in this restaurant.
Since the summer almost stays 12 months a year in Dubai and it becomes very hot too, their sweet lassi is a blessing in disguise for such weather. They have indoor and outdoor dining facility and at night, we always prefer to sit outside in the open weather of Dubai and enjoy Pakistani traditional food while away from home.
Best Pakistani Restaurants in Dubai # 05 – Sarhad Darbar
For any traditional Pakistani food in Dubai, there are only a few restaurant names that come to mind. Sarhad darbar is not only famous for its delicious foods but also because of economic rates as well. Recently they opened a new branch at Bank Street in Bur Dubai and it became a big success in a few days.
You will find people from all walks of life enjoying their lunch/ dinner in Sarhad Darbar. They have many branches all over Dubai and our advice to you is, wherever you find their branch, stop whatever you are doing for a while, go inside the restaurant and order Peshawri Mutton Handi, you can never go wrong with this choice.
Best Pakistani Restaurants in Dubai # 04 – Karachi Darbar
Falling in the same economical and tasty category of Ravi and Sarhad Darbar, Karachi Darbar is a must dining Pakistani restaurant in Dubai. With branches spread not only all across Dubai but entire UAE, this can be considered as the most wide spread Pakistani restaurant chain in Dubai.
You can find all those Pakistani traditional dishes here that you can think of. Not a big fan of their internal decoration and hygiene levels though but nonetheless, the food is very delicious. On top of everything, it is not very expensive and you will find all the traditional Pakistani dessert items in Karachi Darbar as well.
Best Pakistani Restaurants in Dubai # 03 – Barbecue Delights
Well if you want to try out delicious Pakistani food in Dubai but don’t want to put a limit on how much you will consume then Barbecue Delights is the place where you need to be. This is one of the finest Pakistani buffet restaurants in Dubai and though I have not gone there much, the food is really tasty.
I remember having lunch at Barbecue Delights with a client who had just came from London and he loved the experience. Once you are done eating, don’t forget to try out their delicious gulab jamun.
Best Pakistani Restaurants in Dubai # 02 – Bar.B.Q Tonight
The restaurant which is already very famous in Pakistan for high class dining has made its name in Dubai as well. The atmosphere in Bar.B.Q Tonight is simply amazing and the food is of course, need I say more, very delicious. Though the food stand area is not very big and spacious (you will often find long ques), the restaurant still never fails to amaze us with its delicious food.
Best Pakistani Restaurants in Dubai # 01 – Lal Qila
Without any argument or competition, I have to put Lal Qila at number one position because in my view and experience, this is the best of all Pakistani restaurants in Dubai. Though costly as compared to its direct competitors like Barbecue Delights and Bar.B.Q Tonight, the food’s taste and quality is above the standards as well.
What I like the most about Lal Qila is the atmosphere that they have created, I’m sure you will not regret even one bit if you decide to have your next buffet dinner in Lal Qila.
So here it is folks, 10 Best Pakistani Restaurants in Dubai, don’t forget to leave your reviews about what you think of this list of restaurants and if you would like to add/ remove any thing from the list.