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Bu Qtair

#189 of 8,893 Restaurants in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence
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4 D Street | Al Sufouh, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 55 705 2130
06:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 23:30
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It's not well known place hard to find but once we were there we realised that we came at the peak time. Which was 7pm . We have to wait 1 hour in the queue to order food. Next stage was to wait for the food it took 40 minutes. Fish was of Good quality and delicious. We did not... More 

Thank Cool55_55
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Simple indian seafood restaurant Very popular - we did queue for 20 minutes little greasy food Only cash payment

Thank Paul P
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I used to eat in this restaurant but last time Poor quality of the food and really expensive price Waste of money

Thank Marjan N
Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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35 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best seafood we ever had. It's fresh and you get big portion . It's very crowded since this is a very popular place we waited an hour but it was worth it. Maybe if you go before dinner time like around 4ish it won't be a long line .

Thank sevilaxxy
Rockville, Maryland
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118 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Your choices are fish or shrimps. They are fresh and well-spiced although a bit salty. You pick the fish from the selection in the big metal container. They are sold by size. The shrimps are sold by weight. I suggest you try both. The seafood is fried, the fish whole. My favorite side dish is the seasoned rice. It steals... More 

2 Thank Roncey
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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6 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the chance to visit the original place, a trailer-like restaurant. It was easy to found then, just follow the long line and you'll find it. It now has a better location (just across the street). they serve fish and shrimps, fresh and newly cooked. They'll actually cook it right after you order!

Thank ana_catcat06
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181 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The way this restaurant is organized is a bit odd, you queue up inside, in front of a hole in the wall to place your main order for fish or shrimp. If you are sitting at a table outside, you can place your order for sides and drinks with the waiter. If you want it for take away, you order... More 

Thank Hakan K
Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sensational fish & prawn restaurant- highly recommended. Not suitable for a romantic dinner. Super-fresh, marinated grilled seafood with a green salad. Slightly Indian flavour, rich in spices. No printed menu, limited English spoken by staff. You may have to share the table with other diners. For Dubai prices, very modest cost. We went midweek, for lunch. NO QUEUE!!

Thank Veetold
Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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129 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Long back, this restaurant used to operate from a portal cabin with plastic tables and chairs placed outside in open. The queues to be long like a Rapunzel's hair and waiting time used to be more than an hour. Now the restaurant has moved to a permanent structure with all basic amenities. The queue isnt so long and the waiting... More 

1 Thank SathyanathS
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Have been coming to this establishment since it was a humble hut with plastic chairs and tables. Must try!

Thank Youssef N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Seafood, Halal
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 23:30
06:00 - 23:30
06:00 - 23:30
06:00 - 23:30
06:00 - 23:30
06:00 - 23:30
06:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 D Street | Al Sufouh, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 55 705 2130

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