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Trader Vic's

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Bar, Native American
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Madinat Jumeriah | Al Sufouh Road, 2/1, Dubai 00971, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 366 5646
12:00 - 02:00
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had lunch here next to the waterway which gave a very pleasant feel to the occasion. The service was friendly and efficient and the food was more than acceptable, not fine dining but very good.

Thank Als25629
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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707 reviews
442 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Met some friends here for a birthday celebration. The menu of cocktails is impressive. The views from the outdoor seating is amazing. The food was average. I would go here again for a fun evening.

Thank Kyle L
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here last Saturday for the first time. Had booked in advance so escorted immediately to our table. We all had a variety of lovely cocktails, the names of which were a great source of amusement. I had spring rolls as a starter which were delicious. 3 of us had curry for main and the portions were so large! Service... More 

Thank J B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and i went for dinner last night to Trader Vic's at Madinat Jumeirah. We reserved our table the day before. Please reserve your table ahead of time. Chances are very high that you will not get a table just walking in. It is a very popular restaurant/bar. We sat outside by the water. It was simply enchanting. The... More 

Thank mallawicks
East Sussex
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here twice recently before eating in other restaurants. The service was great, the Happy Hour well received and very convenient for going on to our next venue. Really worth a visit.

Thank Bellhurst
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in for a drink, to find all tables "reserved", however we were told that we could sit there for half an hour.

Thank Richard S
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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98 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food is great and the ambiance is amazing if you fine nice table. One thing they lack on severely is service. We were not attended to for atleast ten minutes of being at our table. The waiter got our order wrong and really seemed uniterested in changing anything.

Thank isabella120379
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We used to use Trader Vic's a lot in Muscat and in Dubai the Mai Tai lounge was closer. As we were staying at Al Qasr hotel we thought to give the full Trader Vic's a go again. Unfortunately it was quite disappointing. Maybe rose tinted glasses from our many visits to the Muscat version? The cocktails whilst strong had... More 

Thank Thechampagneboy
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the place called "Trader Vic's" in Souk Al Madinat. The place is very nice, good atmosphere, very good live music - 👏🏻 special thanks to the band and singer. We also enjoyed the starters. It was very good and no ordinary served and presented. The coctails menu was good and we enjoyed some of them. The only... More 

Thank Elsultanov
Istanbul, Turkey
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

This is just to inform you that I'll complain about your lounge from every platform including government security. Tonight I was at your lounge and I was abused by someone. The fact is no one from your company listened and took action. You can check if you have cameras in your business. We asked for help and no one cared... More 

Thank Basak S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Bar, Native American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Madinat Jumeriah | Al Sufouh Road, 2/1, Dubai 00971, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 366 5646
Trader Vic Madinat, winner of "Best Bar Food" by Time Out Dubai in 2010, offers a true escape with its Cuban band, beautiful decor and waterfront location at the Madinat Jumeirah, featuring Mai Tai terrace for outdoor lounging. Trader Vic"s offers an exotic ambiance with international specialities and world famous tropical cocktails from noon to late evening. The home of the original Mai Tai and pioneer of Fusion cooking and Wood fired Chinese oven specialities promises a treat for all tastes and occasions.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?