Automatic Café

Long-term late night favourite café Reviews

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From Time Out Dubai Eating Out 2008

This local chain is almost as old as the city itself and has become an institution. Their approach is winningly simple – solid if unspectacular Lebanese food at good prices, in clean and spacious family restaurants.

At this simply furnished branch, the staff are exceptionally polite, and the food is very well priced. Try the lamb meat with tomatoes, onions and rice, which comes with hordes of pine nuts and a rich tomato sauce, and perfectly fresh and tasty mezze.

The mixed grills are well portioned and contain succulent fillings of beef, lamb and chicken, and the bread is thin, warm and very good indeed.

By Jeremy Lawrence
Time Out Dubai,

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  • Location: Bur Dubai, Dubai
  • Tel: 04 359 4300
  • Travel: Al Abbas building

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  • Users voted this restaurant most suitable for: Family friendly

User reviews:

Posted by: Maryam on 16 Apr ' 11 at 15:10
  • Best for: Family friendly
  • Would you go back to this restaurant? Yes

well known restaurant in Dubai since a long time ago.

Great food, great service. The waiters and waitresses always seem to be happy, which is a bonus :)

leaving the restaurant satisfied is guranteed

Posted by: John on 25 Jul ' 10 at 04:05
  • Would you go back to this restaurant? Yes

Automatic is the perfect place for a quick bite to eat with the family, simple, inexpensive, unpretentious, delicious Lebanese food, pleasant surroundings and friendly staff.

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