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Waka Restaurant and Bar

Al Abraj Street, Business Bay | Oberoi Hotel, Dubai 71847, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 444 1455
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Peruvian, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Al Abraj Street, Business Bay | Oberoi Hotel, Dubai 71847, United Arab Emirates
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Waka Restaurant and Bar
1. Culinary Experience
"it was not a restaurant, it was a fantastic Culinary Experience"
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2. Great Signature Cocktails
"great showmanship by the chef and even more luscious drinks than ever"
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3. Best Atmosphere in Town
"A new gem in Dubai with a vibrant, fun and welcoming atmosphere"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A great restaurant with lots of atmosphere. I went with a group of friends on a Tuesday evening for 'Ladies Night'. Food was delicious and portion sizes good. The wine was also excellent quality and free-flowing. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Sarah C
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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

If you’re looking for Latinoamerican food in Dubai you must visit Waka!! Thanks to Juliana for her recommendations and to all the team who was very friendly and professional taking care of us!! Hostess greeting you with a great smile and making us feel that...More

Thank Juank P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a couple of the tapas starters (corn empanada and calamari). Whilst the corn empanada were very nice, the associated sauce was minute. The calamari on the other hand were very poor, as was the sauce completely lacking in flavour and even seasoning. I...More

Thank stewart_moore7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was out of this world, but the service was awful from every perspective. For my taste, the spiciness of the dishes was quite authentic to Peruvian dishes served in Lima, however, the waitress should have told my party of the level of heat...More

3  Thank Brayden A
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We went here for the first time for dinner with friends. We were a little early as the place was empty at 730pm however it soon began to fill up. Service was great the chef was available and helped us in choosing our dishes. Nice...More

Thank sandinna
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

A group of friends chose Waka to have our last Friday evening brunch before we all head on our travels for summer. The vibe was buzzing in both the restaurant and bar. You feel like your in another country, the design of the place is...More

Thank NoOneChiefTaster
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Good value for money, nice clean food. Great tasting food. Props to the Chef for giving my family a good meal!

Thank saudhareb
Reviewed 5 August 2018

This has the best value for money ladies specials on Wednesday nights with a great vibe of cool hip women, music and excellent service. We spent so little during our evening and couldnt believe we were in a 5 star hotel. If you are a...More

Thank Priyanka G
Management response:Responded 7 August 2018

Thank you for your review. We are so happy to know that you had a great time with us! Hope to see you back very soon!

Reviewed 2 August 2018

The food + service we both exceptional, the chef came to our table and prepared the shrimp in front of us, many restaurants do the same but it's more of a show than the food quality but in Waka the quality of food as super....More

Thank Hamed A
Reviewed 1 August 2018

What to expect: A cute restaurant with great Peruvian cuisine, friendly staff and great latino music. Good to celebrate birthdays or group diners What to order: Tuna Tacos, Lamb chops, ceviches, corn salad, Wakamole, Andean Grain. Chocolate bomb for desert. Cocktails are really good. My...More

Thank Sara M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$54
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:30 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Al Abraj Street, Business Bay | Oberoi Hotel, Dubai 71847, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 444 1455
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  • This restaurant is at The Oberoi, Dubai
Waka Restaurant and Bar brings together art and food showcasing a fusion of Peruvian flavors combined with Japanese seasonings in a truly unique taste experience. Located in The Oberoi Hotel, Business Bay, Waka offers a sophisticated level of dining, with an inviting vibe created by the warmth of the service and the resident DJ setting the mood.
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