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Yalla Momos
Nominated for Best Budget
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A ‘momo’ is the Himalayan answer to the dumpling, popular in Nepal and Tibet. YallaMomos in Karamawas Dubai’s first eatery dedicated to serving this little Himalayan street food snack, with an additional branch now in International City. Expect momos delivered to the table freshly cooked, still too hot to devour and perfectly twisted and formed in dough casings that are clearly freshly prepared in house. After eating here, YallaMomos’ neighbourhood popularity is pretty self-explanatory. The food is excellent, cheap, moreish and even unique in Dubai. A must-try.
Open daily noon-midnight. Behind Park Regis Hotel, Karama (04 385 2233). Other location: International City (04 276 5772).

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