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Discover The Best Seafood Restaurants in Dubai

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October 24, 2023

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Looking for where to eat fresh seafood in incredible Dubai venues? Look no further than Playbook. We’ve put together a list of six great restaurants to try out this spring.

Salmontini Le Resto 

For a classic European and Japanese menu, Salmontini delivers on beautiful, simple classic dishes, set in a laid-back, classic restaurant. Located in Mall of the Emirates, Salmonitni Le Resto is a contemporary, fine dining restaurant that serves excellent quality ingredients and a menu that compliments the fresh fish. The interior is stylish and welcoming, perfect for a date night or an indulgent dinner with friends.

Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha,, +971 4 341 0222


Rockfish is a renowned beachfront dining experience with fresh seafood and stunning sunsets. Located at Jumeirah Al Naseem, Rockfish is set right on the water offering fresh Italian staples with excellent local produce. The views are as impressive as the flavour filled, simple food, and the beachside location adds a next layer to the fresh fish. The whole experience is a breezy, laidback affair of excellent contemporary cuisine with a showstopping view.

Jumeirah Al Naseem, Madinat Jumeirah,, +971 4 432 3232


Named the first ever No.1 Restaurant in MENA in 2022, and Top 5 of MENA's 50 Best Restaurants 2023, as well as a mention in the Michelin Guide 2022, 3Fils is a contemporary, homegrown Japanese restaurant located in Jumeirah fishing harbour, so you know the fish is going to be fresh and flavourful. With a pared-back interior and laid-back vibe, 3Fils puts the food front and centre, and is perfect for any foodie that likes to explore the finer side of Dubai eateries.

Jumeirah Fishing Harbour, Jumeirah,, +971 4 333 4003

Fish Dubai

Fish Dubai is a Greek haven serving up fresh Mediterranean fare overlooking the ocean. The menu at Fish is packed with decadent sharing platters of fresh Aegean cuisine including salads, vine leaves, seabass, octopus and more. Served up in the blue and white stylings of a Greek taverna overlooking the water, transport yourself to the Med with Fish Dubai. Whether you’re having a romantic dinner with someone special or enjoying a sunset cocktail at the bar, Fish Dubai will take your breath away.

Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Waterpark, Dubai Marina,, +971 4 511 7373

The MAINE Oyster Bar & Grill

Dubai’s first homegrown New England Seaside Brasserie, The MAINE Oyster Bar & Grill is the holder of multiple restaurant awards, including Best Restaurant Bar from TimeOut and Best Seafood from BBC Good Food. With three locations now open in JBR, Studio City and Business Bay, The MAINE prides itself on honest dining that cuts out the pretentious gimmicks and delivers only on the best food. With an exhibition kitchen, no-fuss retro-vintage interiors and fresh meats and fish, The MAINE is an absolute must for any fish fanatic.

DoubleTree by Hilton (JBR), Studio One Hotel (Studio City), ME by Melia Hotel (Business Bay),


Alici, located on Bluewaters Island, is a bright, elegant seafood restaurant inspired by the South of Italy and the Amalfi Coast. Seeking to bring simple pleasures to Dubai through exceptional ingredients, classic dishes and a charming, welcoming restaurant, Alici is a beautifully set-up spot overlooking the water at Bluewaters Island. Awarded Best Seafood 2020, and Favourite Seafood 2022, Alici seeks to share how seafood can be done, the Italian way.

Bluewaters Island,, +971 4 275 2577

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