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#21 of 112 Mexican in Dubai
#1,031 of 7,825 Restaurants in Dubai
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Mexican, American, Spanish, Greek, Arabic
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great spot. We let the waiter pick us a selection of dishes and it was fantastic. The staff a super friendly and highly knowledgable. Highly recommended

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

AMAZING food and service and fairly priced! The food literally gave me goosebumps biting into it, its that good. Loved how it is all small dishes so you can try 9 different courses and not be too full. The owners walk around, have conversations with...the guests which was nice. Its a small restaurant so it has an intimate feel. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the whole experience. Each course came with a little tale or story and the staff were very charming. The service was good and the food was excellent with some really clever twists on some 'simple' dishes. We really didn't need puddings, but...we had them anyways and what a great decision, decadent and delightful! A very, very highly recommended restaurant when in Dubai and, whilst a treat, not as expensive as you might think.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had lunch at Orfali Bros restaurant: wife, son, and I. The food was amazing, excellent service, warm, friendly staff, and a cozy atmosphere. It is a high-quality and affordable gourmet restaurant with a strong influence on Middle Eastern cuisine. I highly recommend it.

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Orfali Bros is a culinary gem that shines brightly despite the absence of a Michelin star, and it's a testament to their outstanding cuisine that they truly deserve one. During our dining experience, we embarked on a gastronomic journey by sampling nearly the entire menu,...and each dish was nothing short of exceptional. From tantalizing appetizers to sumptuous main courses, Orfali Bros showcased their mastery of flavors and culinary techniques, leaving us in awe with every bite. Despite the lack of alcoholic options, their selection of non-alcoholic drinks proved to be a highlight, with each concoction expertly crafted to complement the flavors of the dishes and elevate the overall dining experience. Orfali Bros sets itself apart with its dedication to excellence in every aspect of the dining experience, from the impeccable service to the innovative and delectable cuisine. While the absence of a Michelin star may seem surprising to some, one visit to this establishment is all it takes to understand why it deserves such prestigious recognition. Whether you're a seasoned food enthusiast or simply seeking a memorable dining experience, Orfali Bros delivers an unforgettable culinary adventure that surpasses expectations and leaves a lasting impression on every guest fortunate enough to dine there.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 11 April 2024 via mobile

Totally overrated, poor service , over confident waiters who try to explain every dish that is too timid in portion , uncomfortable interior and they kick you out after you pay, this is not Arabic food , it’s a joke fusion and above all OUTSTANDINGLY...EXPENSIVE . We paid for four people, 1350 AED (367 $ )92$/person for 5 dishes and a salad, literally 6 bites .More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 27 March 2024 via mobile

This is our favourite fine dining experience in Dubai, where we used to come regularly and now visit any time we are in the city. Every single dish here is a piece of art, truly - visually and tastefully. Special thanks to Ms. Nadia who...has been a true star for us on several occasions. I definitely recommend this place, worth booking right away to get your slot and enjoy the best dining!More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 14 March 2024

Delicious from start to finish. Helpful and competent service with recommendations for pescatarians. Corn bomb starter is great. Interesting flavours with cosmopolitan flavours. Each course is another chapter.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 13 March 2024 via mobile

Small portions of over-priced food with pretentious back stories. I really don't care if the chef's second cousin inspired the dish. If you're gonna charge a lot for food then make it delicious. We'd rather have some authentic local Lebanese or Turkish which would be...twice as good, twice as generous and at half the price. At least we didn't fall for the AED 525 tasting menu. Bon appetiteMore

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 10 March 2024 via mobile

Fabulous !!! Incredible combinations!! Highly recommend!!! The flavors and textures of every dish are a true delight as well as the friendliness of all staff!!!

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 6 March 2024

Just an all-round brilliant experience. Super friendly arrival and then a nice walk through the menu and reasoning for a number of the dishes. Portions are all a good size and we ordered way too much as wanted to try as much as possible. One...of the rare occasions I have been sad to leave a restaurant as I could have sat there an eaten forever, just amazing. We will be back and back and back. Top marks for great service, warm hosts and really incredible food.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 25 February 2024 via mobile

Unassuming bistro restaurant. Welcome was warm with friendly attentive staff who provided great advice on menu choices. Food was first class - some amazing flavours with the ‘for one’s a great way to taste a selection of starters. Always great to see the owner serving...with his team and happy to share his story about the food and the restaurant. Would recommend.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 13 February 2024 via mobile

As a couple, my girlfriend and I visited Orfali Bros for lunch, and left in awe at the food we ate. We are foodies and have eaten in some of the best restaurants in the UK and abroad - Orfali Bros slots in to my...top 5 without question. We decided to order a selection to share which is something we do often to experience as much food as possible without wasting or needless expense. We had the flagship canapé each - the corn bomb, before sharing the yum yam salad, abode chicken wings, the OB cheeseburger with patatas bravas (which the sauce comes more as a dip on the side than a traditional covering), and the pide giardiniera. This was more food than the waiters recommendation for two and we definitely felt full when we finished. Because of our large lunch order we had no intention of a dessert but could not resist the vanilla cake (Vanilla Madness) which finished the meal exquisitely. The relaxed bistro setting is perfect for lunch and a variety of guests. We went as a couple yet at the same time saw solo diners, large groups, and businesspeople. This delightful lunch was also reasonably priced compared to other Dubai eateries despite its glowing and growing reputation. I cannot wait to visit again.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 12 February 2024 via mobile

This was not a normal dinner, this was a culinary experience. Food was extraordinary, so much delicate flavors to explore without losing the balance. Very high quality ingredients cooked to perfection. All the servers were genuinely nice to us and had full knowledge about the...dishes. We loved it so much that we came back the day after to try some other dishes. And the desserts are to die for! We cannot recommend this restaurant highly enough.Mohammad, Wasim and Omar: a big THANK YOU for making us such happy customers!More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 28 January 2024 via mobile

Everything we ordered was just an amazing experience for the palate. Wonderful creativity in the dishes kept us wanting more. Photos of the must-try dishes attached.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Orfali Bros Bistro is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5