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Marina Mall, West Corniche Road, Qasr Al Amouage, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 681 8585
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a quick bite to eat here, very friendly and efficient staff Quick service on very tasty food.... And loads of it.... For a mall restaurant... Could not find fault !!!

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Thank James M
Toronto, Canada
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170 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

This is my 3rd time in Hatem. Great food for very reasonable price. Hatem Mix platter is my favorite. Last time I tried the combo appetizer, it was really good. I also ordered bamya with beef , it tasted as if it was home made. All rices are great (white/yellow).

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Thank mshassan2016
Wien
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

we had persian food in many different restaurants in europe and middle east. hatam is ok. no persian staff but they have knowledge and are friendly.

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Thank reinhold76
Durham, United Kingdom
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159 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

Recognising that we weren't sure of our way around the menu the waiter was very helpful. I fancied a kebab. Not sure if that's what I ended up with but it tasted good, was lean and tender and rather large! No complaints there. A taster dish of local cheese and side salad was a welcome free addition. My wife had... More 

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Thank Stuart B
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Affortable, delicious Persian/Iranian Cusine... Completely private rooms available for free (first come first serve basis)... Good & fast service.... Family friendly place.... Marina Mall Branch

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Thank Thinki'n Winki'... C
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

Nice selection of Iranian / local dishes, a cut above normal Mall fare and good value. Plenty of seating so easy to get a place (at least when we were there).

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Thank Fuzzbox100
Evergem, Belgium
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59 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015

Not familiar with Iranian restaurants, we were surprised being placed in a separate room. Privacy here is guaranteed and it took a little while before we realised we had to ring a bell for a waiter to come. It felt strange how we were talked to from behind the curtain, but this seems part of the tradition. Food was simply... More 

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Thank vlamingkoen
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

We visited this place on impulse as we had never tried Iranian food. The restaurant seemed a little tired but big choice on menu, lots of kebabs of different types. When we ordered the waiter brought us flat bread and a salad platter, and the food we ordered was tasty, and we enjoyed it. Wish TA has a good category,... More 

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Thank CeriJuliet
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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1,092 reviews
562 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 383 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

I went to Hatam at Marina Mall for lunch. The restaurant is on the second floor. By mall standards it is quite a large restaurant with 20 to 30 tables, with seating inside, outside (here outside refers to outside the restaurant but on a balcony within the mall), and cubicles/family rooms with closable curtains. Food is Arabic and Iranian food.... More 

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Thank percyvakil
Lagos
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2015

The food looked great but it did not taste as expected, so so flat on my taste bud even when l added chilli. Not a good experience for me though

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Middle Eastern, Persian, Lebanese, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marina Mall, West Corniche Road, Qasr Al Amouage, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 681 8585

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