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#121 of 1,912 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
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Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Rd | Bain Al Jessrain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 654 3238
11:00 - 22:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Another excellent meal! Excellent service and delicious food. We had a sharing antipasti which contained meats, cheese, olives, bruschetta... the portions for two was massive and we actually cancelled one of the main courses due to the size of it. It was delicious. We also had the truffle and butternut squash pizza which was yummy too.

Thank Boogies2
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57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Frankie's is located lower ground level in Fairmont Bab al Bahr. We have visited few times the restaurant and we never left disappointed. The ambience is formal and the service very attentive. Since the time you enter the restaurant to the time you leave all staff is present to make sure you will not miss anything. Menu is very big,... More 

Thank Ioannis-Min
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

I chose this restaurant for live music and atmosphere over dinner. It ended up being average. We waited too long to be seated after drinks at the bar. The bar service wasn't great, although the Bellini and raspberry mojito was a pleasant twist on the classic. The lighting was too bright. Staff were knowledgeable and helped us pick from the... More 

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Wanaka, New Zealand
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133 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

The staff were mostly great, however the restaurant under delivered. . The brushetta was the tasteless, bread seemed stale. The wine list has great variety but is expensive. The room feels like a hall and not at all very intimate. I suggest Marko White should turn up to check on the quality here. It could be much better.

Thank ActionAdventurer
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Just wanted to say that we had two fantastic nights at Frankie's during our stay at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr. Great food, atmosphere and music provided by your piano man. Our evenings were made better by fantastic service from all of your staff but we would like to praise 3 individuals who made us laugh, relax and feel at home.... More 

Thank 10CLCL
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Do you remember "RATATOUILLE", the computer-animated comedy film by Pixar some years ago? One of the main character, the restaurant critic Anton Ego, said: "In many ways, the work of a critic is easy. We risk very little, yet enjoy a position over those who offer up their work and their selves to our judgment. We thrive on negative criticism,... More 

Thank Alfredo J
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

My partner and I visited Frankies twice and enjoyed both visits.The lasagne and spaghetti bolognese was the best we have ever tasted.The staff and manager could not do enough for us it was a beautiful evening both times.I had pomegranate juice and it was beautiful.We did not go on the evenings the pianist and singer were performing but we heard... More 

Thank 337maureenc
Falmouth, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The food and service here were exceptional. A great menu, lovely piano playing. An absolute delight - thoroughly recommended.

Thank Jayne H
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Visited with friends on a Friday night and thoroughly enjoyed. Lovely setting, nice atmosphere with a piano player, not too busy. Food was perfect.

Thank Gill M
Metro Manila, Philippines
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181 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

On a special birthday of one of our crowd, we were treated like royalty. The staff made our night one to remember. Pizzas were good, kids were happy, and so were the oldies. Drinks were ok. Thank you Frankies.

Thank Zojanahage

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Rd | Bain Al Jessrain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 654 3238
One of the best Italian restaurants in Abu Dhabi, opened in October 2009.

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